Top 10 books that I read in 2020!

Hey, welcome to my post! Today I want to talk about my favourite books that I read in 2020. I have mentioned some of these books a lot because I’ve loved them so much (okay maybe just 1 and 2)! I’m going to share my list and write a bit about each book: the genre and what I loved about it. Let me know what you think of my list and your own favourites this year!

10. If We Were Villains by M L Rio

Genre: mystery

What I liked: dark academia, Shakespeare references, beautiful writing style

9. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Genre: historical fiction

What I liked: multi-generational story, complex characters, history of 20th century Japan from a Korean viewpoint

8. Heartstopper by Alice Oseman

Genre: graphic novel, YA romance

What I liked: minimalistic artwork, amazing friend group, the romance!

7. The Sword of Kaigen by M L Wang 

Genre: adult fantasy

What I liked: badass mother, interesting structure, character development

6. Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

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Genre: historical fiction

What I liked: another multi-generational story, different perspectives, satisfying ending

5. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller


Genre: fantasy/retelling

What I liked: romance, portrayal of Achilles, poetic writing style

4. Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Genre: YA fantasy

What I liked: ALL the characters, romance, amazing plot/plot twists

3. Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Genre: gothic horror

What I liked: unsettling atmosphere, social commentary, main character

2. Circe by Madeline Miller

Genre: fantasy/retelling

What I liked: Greek mythology, setting, character focus, beautiful writing style again!

1. The Dragon Republic by R F Kuang

Genre: adult fantasy

What I liked: battle scenes, characters, plot twists!

Thanks for reading! What were your favourite books this year?


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