My End of Year TBR: Books I Need to Read Before 2020

Hi all!

It’s so close to the end of the year — and I’m going to ignore how much that scares me, let’s move on — and there are still so many books that I want to read before the year ends!

This list is long and I wonder how probably it is. Regardless, I’m going to try my hardest to get through all these books! Wish me luck!

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  • The Electric Heir: The sequel to The Fever King, Noam finally remembers the crimes his mentor committed, while Dara returns to Carolinia
  • Sorcery of Thorns: Librarian Elisabeth has to team up with a sorcerer in order to uncover a conspiracy
  • This is How You Lose the Time War: Two women on opposite sides of a time war write letters to each other and fall in love
  • A Conspiracy of Truths: A storyteller is arrested for witchcraft and in order to save his life he must tell them a good story
  • Starworld: Two girls forge a connection over text messages and create a private universe called Starworld
  • Tell Me How You Really Feel: Two girls are forced to make a film together and begin to fall in love
  • No Regrets: After he’s diagnosed with cancer, a man travels the world and accidentally falls in love, but he knows its a lost cause
  • A Lesson in Thorns: A young woman takes up a position as a librarian to find out what happened to her mother 12 years ago, and gets caught up in the world of the library’s owner and his friends
  • The Mime Order: The sequel to The Bone Season, Paige is London’s most wanted person when the Scion orders a rare meeting
  • The Monster of Elendhaven: A monster stalks a city, sent out on evil errands from by his master
  • The Bone Witch: A young woman accidentally brings her brother back from the dead and discovers she is a necromancer, a rare and dangerous witch
  • Gideon the Ninth: Gideon becomes a soldier for her mortal enemy who, as heir to the emperor, is aiming to be chosen to become an immortal
  • There Will Come a Darkness: After the Prophets disappeared, they left behind a prophecy about the end of the world and the people who will end it
  • Reverie: A gay teenager works to unravel Reveries, imagined worlds turned real, when he has his memories tampered with and has to find out who stole them
  • Steel Crow Saga: A band of rogues and royals come together to defeat an unstoppable killer who uses a kind of magic never seen before
  • Crier’s War: A young woman is determined to avenge her family’s death at the hands of their android masters, but begins to fall for the King’s daughter, whom she is trying to kill
  • Call Down the Hawk: A spin-off of The Raven Boys, Ronan is a dreamer who gets caught up with a thief and a dream hunter
  • Gods of Jade and Shadow: A woman has to help the Mayan God of Death in taking his throne back from his treacherous brother
  • The Smell of Other People’s Houses: Alaska, 1970, four different teenagers’s lives are about to tangle together
  • The Last True Poets of the Sea: A young woman is determined to find a famous shipwreck and a local amateur historian assists her
  • The Space Between: A young girl plans to spend the whole year alone, but another girl steals her way into her life and heart
  • Every Heart a Doorway: After children go missing into a magical world, when they return they need help to assimilate and that’s where Miss West comes in hand, but her school for unwanted magical children holds a secret
  • Deosil: The final book in the Whyborne & Griffin series, Widdershins has fallen, and Whyborne and his friends have to find a way to prevent the return of the Masters
  • The Library of the Unwritten: A young woman works as a librarian in a library in hell where unfinished manuscripts are kept, when a book character escapes and she has to find it
  • Eros the Bittersweet: A book of poetry about love, as seen by the ancient Greeks

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Have you read any of these books? Which ones do you think I should prioritise? What books are on your end of year TBR? Let me know!

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14 thoughts on “My End of Year TBR: Books I Need to Read Before 2020

  1. wildheartreads says:

    The Monster of Elendhaven is sooo good! And short too, so you can knock it off quickly!! Definitely recommend The Electric Heir and Gideon the Ninth too! I’m keen to read Crier’s War, The Library of the Unwritten and The Steel Crow Saga asap too ❤️

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  2. emmareadstoomuch says:

    ooh yes i loved Every Heart a Doorway! and i can’t waiiiit for Call Down the Hawk.

    i am so scared about how close this year is to being over…but i hope the remaining time has plenty of great reads for ya!!

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