Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Favorite Reads of 2020

New-to-me Favorites

  1. The Paper Daughters of Chinatown. Heather B. Moore. 2020. Shadow Mountain. 384 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  2.  Lakeshire Park. Megan Walker. 2020. [April] 320 pages. [Source: Review copy] [adult fiction; adult romance; historical fiction; historical romance]
  3. Zanna's Gift. Orson Scott Card. 2020. [November] Originally published in 2004? 250 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  4.  Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day. Winifred Watson. 1938. 234 pages. [Source: Library]
  5.  The Four Winds. Kristin Hannah. 2021. [February] 464 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  6. The Gentleman and the Thief. Sarah M. Eden. November 2020. 368 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  7. Gentleman Jim. Mimi Matthews. 2020. [November] 376 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  8.  Otherwise Engaged. Joanna Barker. 2020. 262 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  9. The Rat Began to Gnaw the Rope. C.W. Grafton. 1943/2020. Poisoned Pen Press. 304 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  10. The Book Collectors: A Band of Syrian Rebels and the Stories that Carried Them Through a War. Delphine Minoui. Translated by Lara Vergnaud. 2020. [October] 208 pages. [Source: Review copy] [nonfiction; books about books; war stories]
  11. Words on Fire. Jennifer A. Nielsen. 2019. 336 pages. [Source: Library] [Historical fiction; mg fiction; ya fiction] 
  12.  We Dream of Space. Erin Entrada Kelly. 2020. 400 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  13. Ordinary Hazards. Nikki Grimes. 2019. 325 pages. [Source: Library] [memoir; ya nonfiction; nonfiction; poetry]
  14. Orphan Train. Christina Baker Kline. 2013. 278 pages. [Source: Library]
  15. The Spoon Stealer. Lesley Crewe. 2020. [September] 360 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  16. The Children of the New Forest. Frederick Marryat. 1847. 369 pages. [Source: Bought]


  1. Doomsday Book. Connie Willis. 1992. Random House. 592 pages.  [Source: Book I Bought]
  2. North and South. Elizabeth Gaskell. 1855. 521 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  3. The Night Gardener. Jonathan Auxier. 2014. 350 pages. [Source: Library] [mg fiction; ya fiction; mg historical; ya historical; mg speculative fiction; ya speculative fiction]
  4.  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. 2008. Random House. 274 pages.  [Souce: Bought]
  5. Jane Eyre. Charlotte Bronte. 1847. 532 pages. [Source: Bought]
  6. Persuasion. Jane Austen. 1818. 325 pages. [Source: Bought] [Adult fiction; adult romance; adult classic]
  7. Fahrenheit 451. Ray Bradbury. 1953. 190 pages. [Source: Library] [Classic; Dystopia; Speculative Fiction]

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