Favourite Books of the Decade

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IT’S THE END OF A DECADE!!! Which is. NUTS. We’re five days into 2020 as I write this and frankly I still can’t fathom that we are in a new decade. Get ready for all the roaring twenties themed parties! Bringing flapper dresses, jazz music, bathtub gin, and the complete loss of faith in American society and the rise of reactionaries back!

Um. Too much?

Anyways, I just wanted to give a list (in no particular order) of my favourite books of the decade. In no particular order, or year–just books I love to death, just the wonderful books of the 2010s that stand out to me. This decade took me through a lot, and in a lot of cases, these are the books that helped me get here today.

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Favourite Books of 2019

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme run by That Artsy Reader Girl.

I genuinely cannot believe??? That it is the end of this year already??? It’s honestly baffling. Not only that, but the end of this DECADE. I cannot believe.

So, alas: here are my top ten favourite books of 2019. It was hard. There were SO MANY amazing books this year.

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Fantasy Sub-Genres Explained

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Fantasy subgenres fascinate me. There’s just so damn many of them, and it is my firm belief that there is a fantasy subgenre out there for everyone. And there are so many combinations of subgenres that you can smush together and create a brand new fantasy book out of.

So I am taking the jump and attempting to explain a few of the most popular subgenres in fantasy, though there are honestly so many and a girl only has so much time to read books, so I’ve certainly missed most of them. But I can get to some of my favourites.

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7 Books and Musicals That Remind Me of Each Other


It is no secret that my other love is musicals. I adore musicals and theatre, and between books and tickets to shows, my wallet is constantly empty. Oops. But I got to thinking what books I can relate to musicals and vice versa, and now here’s a post.

I have tried to steer away from straight-out adaptations in this post with one exception. also I haven’t read half of these but I’m getting there I promise

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23 Upcoming YA Releases by Asian Authors!


In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, I just wanted to shout out a bunch of upcoming books written by Asian authors. I was going to do a post along with a rec post I also have in the works, but um, wow! That’s a lot of books by Asians coming out in the next few months! I am literally so excited for all of these? Like, I thought of trying to write my own little blurb but it’s just going to be “I can’t wait to read this!!!” or “I’m sooo excited for this!!!” and variations repeated ad infinitum. So yeah.

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