2020 has easily been my best reading year yet!

As you can see, I tend to flock towards fantasy and science fiction, though I have varied a bit to include titles that come with a high recommendation. 

I’m super behind at posting reviews for the books I’ve read, but I hope to catch up before the year is out!

Here is my list in alphabetical order: 


2001: A Space Odyssey, Arthur C. Clarke

2010: Odyssey Two, Arthur C. Clarke


A Curse So Dark and Lonely, Brigid Kemmerer

A Fantasy of Dr. Ox, Jules Verne

A Heart So Fierce and Broken, Brigid Kemmerer

A Skanner Darkly, Philip K. Dick

Airframe, Michael Crichton

Akata Witch, Nnedi Okorafor 

The Amber Spyglass, Philip Pullman

The Archive, Victoria Schwab

Arrival of the Gods, Erich von Daniken

Assassin’s Blade, Sarah J. Maas

The Atlantis Code, Charles Brokaw


Becoming, Michelle Obama

The Book of Merlyn, T.H. White

The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

The Buried Giant, Kazuo Ishiguro


Caraval, Stephanie Garber

The Carp Castle, MacDonald Harris

Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Virtue and Vengeance, Tomi Adeyemi 

Cinder, Marissa Meyer

Clockwork Lives, Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart

Cress, Marissa Meyer

Crown of Midnight, Sarah J. Maas

the Crowns of Croswald, D.E. Night 

The Cruel Prince, Holly Black


The Dakota Cipher, William Dietrich

The Darkest Part of the Forest, Holly Black

Dear Girls, Ali Wong

Death of an Eye, Dana Stabenow

Dune, Frank Herbert


Enchantment, Orson Scott Card


Fairest, Marissa Meyer

The Fate of the Tearling, Erika Johnasen

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, Julie C. Dao


Gods of Jade and Shadow, Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Golden Compass, Philip Pullman


The Hazel Wood, Melissa Albert

Heir of Fire, Sarah J Maas

Hidden Figures (DNF at 52%)


In the Company of Ogres, A. Lee Martinez

In the Dream House, Carmen Maria Machado

Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice

The Invasion of the Tearling, Erika Johansen




The Land that Time Forgot, Edgar Rice Burroughs

Last Memoria, Rachel Emma Shaw

Legendary, Stephanie Garber

Lobizona, Romina Garber

The Lost Sisters, Holly Black (e-novella)


Mexican Gothic, Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Mistborn: The Final Empire, Brandon Sanderson

Muse of Nightmares, Laini Taylor


Never Never, Brianna R. Shrum

Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern


The Once and Future King, T.H. White

Our Chemical Hearts, Krystal Sutherland


Pan’s Labyrinth, Guillermo Del Toro and Cornelia Funke

Penelope’s Daughter, Laurel Corona

Pride, Ibi Zoboi


The Queen of Nothing, Holly Black

The Queen of the Tearling, Erika Johansen


Replay, Ken Grimwood


Sanctuary, Paola Mendoza and Abby Sher

Scarlet, Marissa Meyer

The Science Behind Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials, Mary and John Gribbin

Sea of Shadows, Kelley Armstrong

The Secret of Lost Things, Sheridan Hay

Shadow on the Crown, Patricia Bracewell

The Siren, Kiera Cass

The Sisters of the Winter Wood, Rena Rossner

Sorcery of Thorns, Margaret Rogerson

Stars Above, Marissa Meyer

The Starless Sea, Erin Morgenstern

Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

The Stolen Child, Keith Donohue

The Subtle Knife, Philip Pullman


Tale of Tales, Giambattista Basile

Throne of Glass, Sarah J. Maas

Turtles All the Way Down, John Green


Under the Wide and Starry Sky, Nancy Horan

Uprooted, Naomi Novik



The Water Dancer, Ta-Nehisi Coates

We Hunt the Flame, Hafsah Faizal

We Set Fire to the Dark, Tehlor Kay Mejia

The Well of Ascension, Brandon Anderson

The Wicked King, Holly Black

With the Fire on High, Elizabeth Acevedo 

Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens

Winter, Marissa Meyer



Yes No Maybe So, Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

Yes, Please, Amy Poehler

You Should See Me in a Crown, Leah Johnson


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