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Best of 2020

My blog may have been a barren wasteland for much of the year but I still read 117 books with an average rating of 3.8. That’s not too shabby. So as we turn our backs on this rubbish year, I share with you my top…

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Best Of 2019

As we approach the end of the year, it’s time to share my favourite reads from 2019. I gave 19 books 5 stars this year, so it’s been hard to whittle this list down to ten. The Familiars by Stacey Halls Witches seem to be…

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Top Ten 2018

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Happy New Year! My 2018 retrospective post (with added stats) will be up soon but first off, here’s my top ten books of last year. The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty I Still Dream…

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Top Ten 2017

Drumroll please! I’m sure this isn’t the moment you’ve all been waiting for, but I am pleased to reveal my top ten books read in 2017. Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor Nevernight by Jay Kristoff The Real-Town Murders by Adam Roberts The Fifth Season…

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Top Ten 2016

Once again, I feel vindicated in waiting until the last day of the year to announce my favourite books because I have read two corkers this week! In no particular order, my top ten books read in 2016… A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky…


Top Ten 2015

Whilst most of these were published in 2015, this is really a list of my favourite books that I read this year. My average rating for 2015 is 3.8 which I take as an excellent sign. I did try to read more older books with…


2014 End of Year Book Survey

Hosted by The Perpetual Page-Turner 2014 Reading Stats Number of Books You Read: 121 Number of Re-Reads: 0 Genre You Read The Most From: fantasy (probably) Best in Books 1. Best Book You Read In 2014? Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel 2. Book…