Here’s another Listed, I did one of the books I got for Christmas and since there are so many great posts concerning the reading year, the challenges and everything about 2020 – here’s a list of all the books I’ve missed out on and HAVE TO READ this year!
#1 Crown of Midnight – ideally, finish the whole Throne of Glass series!
I really loved the first novel, Throne of Glass, and I don’t know why I stopped there. The plot was awesome, super fast-paced and intense, the characters were phenomenal and the writing was great as well. I actually own the sequel and so I really don’t know what held me back, but I will tackle it this year!
#2 Some of the Jane Austen books!
I read half of Pride and Prejudice and half of Sense and Sensibility and I literally DON’T KNOW WHY I STOPPED. I enjoyed both of the stories, the writing and the characters and had nothing negative to say about them – and for some reason, I stopped and had a reading slump. So, decision for 2020: I need to read both P&P and S&S!
I got the complete plays for Christmas and I really have to read it this year. For me, knowing some Shakespeare plays is really important speaking of general education and so I need this. I just have some classics on the list that you have to read in order to call yourself educated and I know that’s stupid, but I want to feel that I’ve accomplished something concerning literature, and that’s just my way of doing that!
#4 Renegades by Marissa Meyer
Pretty fast change: Shakespeare to YA fantasy. But I really need to. After loving The Lunar Chronicles and reading so many reviews that PRAISED this book and the different POV of the protagonists and antagonists and that’s why I NEED THIS.
#5 How Democracies Die by Steven Livitsky and Daniel Ziblatt
Now moving on to the Non-Fiction books here. My first goal is to read more Non-Fiction in order to educate myself a little more and How Democracies Die sounds super interesting. The reason why I haven’t started is because I can only read an informative book when I have nothing else to do because otherwise, I read in order to calm down and I can’t handle any more stress and information input.
#6 How Not To Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg
I got this for my Birthday from my mom’s best friend because he sometimes helps me studying maths and got this for me as a joke. But fact is: I actually love this gift, I love maths and I think this will prove itself super useful and maybe even prevent some mistakes.
#7 Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare
Now onto the books that are gonna be released this year and which I absolutely have to read: and there’s Cassandra Clare at the very top. I love Shadowhunters, I mean the diversity of the characters and the stories and all the love of the fandom and everything ahhhhh. I couldn’t believe Queen of Air and Darkness was released more than one year ago and that we will never get Emma, Julian and the Los Angeles Institute back. That’s why I need this.
#8 My Calamity Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows and Brodi Ashton
I went absolutely crazy over My Lady Jane and even though I wasn’t the biggest fan of the sequel, My Plain Jane – I really hope that it was second book syndrome and that the third one’s gonna best as awesome as the first.
That’s it – tell me, what are the books YOU desperately need to read this year? Feel free to comment! Happy reading!