Author's Note

My Favourite Books of 2020!

After much deliberation (and three days wrangling WordPress’s terrible new block editor), I’ve finally managed to narrow down my top 21 books of 2020!

Yes, I may have intended it to be 20, and yes a few of them are series rather than individual books, but I couldn’t work out what to cut! I’ve been lucky enough to have a lot of amazing reads this year – well over 90 five stars, out of my 350 books – so this was very difficult, but I think these really are the crème de la crème of my reading 2020. They’re in no particular order, and not sorted by genre or age range, so please enjoy the jumble!

Eva Evergreen, Semi-Magical Witch by Julie Abe

This beautiful middle grade tale of a young witch out to make her name by helping the people of a seaside town has strong Kiki’s Delivery Service vibes, but is very much an original tale. I fell in love with Eva’s pluck and determination – check out my review!

Our Bloody Pearl by DN Bryn

This book totally took me surprise – I went in expecting a rollicking tale of bloodthirsty sirens and pirates out for revenge, and although that was amply provided, it also offers a genuinely sweet tale of acceptance, love, and found family. Add in awesome queer and disabled rep and you’ll see why I want everyone to read this – more details in my review!

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