Mid Year Freak Out Tag!

It feels like so long since I’ve done a tag, but I think this one is fitting for me at the moment…..freaking out at the size of my tbr (but there really is nothing new there!)

This tag was created by EarlyGreyBooks (see her vid here).

BEST BOOK YOU’VE READ IN 2020 SO FAR

Lifelike by Jay Kristoff

 

BEST SEQUEL YOU’VE READ IN 2020 SO FAR

Aurora Burning by Jay Kristoff

 

NEW RELEASE YOU HAVEN’T READ, BUT WANT TO

Incendiary by Zoraida Cordova

 

MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR

The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by VE Schwab

 

BIGGEST SURPRISE

Moti on the Water by Leylah Attar

This book was everything. Funny, beautiful and totally heart warming.

 

FAVORITE NEW AUTHOR (DEBUT OR ONE YOU KNEW)

Lani Lynn Vale

Credit to lanilynnvale.com

I started reading Lani in 2020 and she has me hook, line and sinker with her alpha characters!

 

NEWEST FICTIONAL CRUSH

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Kaliis Gilwraeth…need I say more?!

Credit to the mega talented @charliebowater

 

NEWEST FAVORITE CHARACTER

Bones from Halfway to the Grave

There is specific fan art that is 100% Bones for me but I’m not sure of the origins of the photo so probably copyrighted up to the eyeballs so I haven’t posted!

 

BOOK THAT MADE YOU HAPPY

Dream Maker by Kristen Ashley

The Queen of the rock chicks is back….this makes me happy and reading this book made me totally happy!

FAVORITE REVIEW YOU’VE WRITTEN SO FAR THIS YEAR

Probably for Aurora Burning

To say I was excited to read this is an understatement. Yes, I went in with high expectations. And oh my lanta, this book should come with a warning = Buckle up people, cause this is one hell of a ride!

‘Know the past, or suffer the future’

I wasn’t prepared for this. Mentally, physically, everything!

It was not just good, it was phenomenal!

There are so many things I loved about this book, the plot, the characters, new and original, the feeling of family, Scarlett, Fin and the mystery of Zila’s earrings!

But the clear winners for me are Aurora and Kal. I’m a romantic at heart and I was so interested in The Pull. Every time the word Be’shmai was uttered I melted in a puddle of love (please don’t read too much into that!!!!)

‘She is smoke and starlight, she is blood and fire, she is a song in my veins as old as time and deep as the Void.’

We get a little bit of everyone’s lives. The journey they each had to take to get where they are now and what the future could possibly bring. It was mostly heartbreaking but there was beauty there too.

It was non-stop action, mystery and drama. I was actually out of breath reading it! I mean these poor kids couldn’t catch a break! And that ending….I was like wtf, where’s the rest….noooooooooooo, it cannot be left like that!

They did it. The authors wrote a humdinger of a second book. Words fail me. It was totally and utterly amazing.

 

MOST BEAUTIFUL BOOK YOU’VE BOUGHT OR RECEIVED SO FAR IN 2020

Bone Criers Moon by Kathryn Purdie

My copy is a Fairyloot exclusive and is so beautiful!

 

WHAT BOOKS DO YOU NEED TO READ BY THE END OF THIS YEAR?

Right.

How long have you got?

*starts listing 150 books*

And that’s it!

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