12 Books I Need to Read in 2020

It’s January which means it’s a list month extravaganza so here’s another list for you – this time on the books that I want to read in 2020. Every year I make a list of my priority reads for the year, every year the year ends with me not having read most of the books on it. This year though I am determined to read all of these – don’t rain on my parade. Each cover links to its goodreads page.

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ARC Review: The Boneless Mercies | Monster Slaying, Prophecies, & Badass Bands of Women

ARC Review: The Boneless Mercies | Monster Slaying, Prophecies, & Badass Bands of Women

TITLE: The Boneless Mercies
AUTHOR: April Genevieve Tucholke
SERIES: N/A
RELEASED: October 2018; Simon & Schuster Children’s UK
GENRE: YA Fantasy
FORMAT: Paperback

KEY INFO: feminist retellings, Norse inspired, friendships, prophecies, slow-paced
REPRESENTATION: female MC’s
CONTENT NOTICES: 
sad deaths, murder

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ARC Review: The Belles | Scandalous Secrets, Powerful Magic & Revolutionary Ideals

ARC Review: The Belles | Scandalous Secrets, Powerful Magic & Revolutionary Ideals

TITLE: The Belles
AUTHOR: Dhonielle Clayton
SERIES: The Belles
RELEASED: February 2018; Disney-Hyperion
GENRE: Fantasy
FORMAT: e-Book

KEY INFO: Commodification of women’s bodies, magic, beauty, court politics, secrets and danger
REPRESENTATION:
women of colour (MC and side), f/f (side), body sizes 
CONTENT WARNINGS:
discussions of fatphobia, slavery, death of a queer character, emotional abuse and intimidation

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Book Review: The Cruel Prince | Cunning Court Intrigues, Deadly Deception & Fascinating Fae

Book Review: The Cruel Prince | Cunning Court Intrigues, Deadly Deception & Fascinating Fae

TITLE: The Cruel Prince
AUTHOR: Holly Black
SERIES: The Folk of the Air
RELEASED: January 2018; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
GENRE: YA Fantasy
FORMAT: Hardback

KEY INFO: Humans in the Fae World, Fae Court mysteries, human-fey relations, finding your place in the world, sisterhood, romance/love triangle
REPRESENTATION:
Female MC’s, bisexual side character, 
CONTENT NOTICES:
bullying, public humiliation, emotionally abusive romance,

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