Hope everyone’s doing well! Today, I’m going to be sharing a new bookshelf tour! I shared one last year but since then I’ve built a floating wall shelf from my room and rearranged my main bookshelf, so I thought it was about time I did a new one!
Below is a list of all the books I own. I’m going to give mini reviews for most of the books I’ve read!
Usually I display my books like the photo on the left. All of the books I still have to read are displayed backwards but for this bookshelf tour I turned them around the correct way so everyone can see the books I own (which is frustrating me haha).
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★
- The first book in The Infernal Devices is beautiful and haunting, and I immediately fell in love with the characters when I read it.
Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★
- This is the first book I’ve read with a love triangle where I didn’t ship the main character with the obvious love interest and preferred the character you know she’s never going to end up with.
Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★
- This was a great ending that managed to successfully pull off the love triangle in a way I’ve never seen before.
Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★
- I’d die for Julian Blackthorn and his million children.
Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★
- You’re just going to end the book like that? On a cliffhanger? With two deaths? I hate you.
Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare ★★★★
- Despite the fact that I laughed at the ridiculousness of the ending, all of Part 2 was iconic and I can’t wait for The Wicked Powers now.
Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare ★★★★
- I’m not that interested in Tessa and Will’s children but this was still a really fun and interesting addition to the Shadowhunter universe.
City of Bones 10 Year Anniversary Edition by Cassandra Clare
Clockwork Angel 10 Year Anniversary Edition by Cassandra Clare
Crescent City: House of Blood and Earth by Sarah J. Maas
The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave ★★★★★
- I originally rated this book 4 stars but then I couldn’t stop thinking about it for like a week after so I bumped it up to 5 stars. I loved everything about it, it’s so haunting and beautiful.
Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson
The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon ★★★★
- I enjoyed this way more than I thought I would. It’s about ghosts and beings from another universe — it’s fantastic.
The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon
The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons ★★★★★
- That Lady Gaga meme where she’s saying ‘iconic, brilliant, beautiful, perfection’, etc, because that’s how I feel about this book! It’s confusing and the plot is out of this world complex. I love it.
The Name of All Things by Jenn Lyons ★★★★.5
- A worthy sequel to The Ruin of Kings about what Janel was doing during the first book. A wild ride from start to finish.
Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee
Circe by Madeline Miller ★★★★★
- This book is so beautiful, I can’t get over it. Miller’s writing is stunning and I wish I could write like her.
Luck in the Shadows by Lynn Flewelling ★★★★★
- This book is one of the most fun adventure novels I’ve come across!
Stalking Darkness by Lynn Flewelling ★★★★★
- The romance in this series finally starts developing in this book and all I can say is: yes.
Traitor’s Moon by Lynn Flewelling ★★★★
- A new adventure for Alec and Seregil that both broke my heart and warmed it.
Shadows Return by Lynn Flewelling
The White Road by Lynn Flewelling
Casket of Souls by Lynn Flewelling
Shards of Time by Lynn Flewelling
Books on this shelf: 25
Books read: 17
Books unread: 8
In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan ★★★★★
- One of the best YA books I’ve ever read, especially when it comes to the representation of bisexuality.
On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta ★★★★★
- One of my all-time favourite novels! It’s beautiful with many different storylines that all come together at the end.
The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
Leo Loves Aries by Anyta Sunday ★★★★★
- A fun, sappy romance that I’ve reread five times because it’s so wholesome and funny.
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
The Uncrossing by Melissa Eastlake ★★★★★
- A really unique magical system along with the most adorable romance. I love this book, and I need to reread it.
The Library of the Unwritten by A.J. Hackwith ★★★★.5
- An amazing adventure novel about religion, angels, hell and librarians.
The Fever King by Victoria Lee ★★★★★
- A dystopian novel that I can’t get out of my head. It’s so haunting and horrifying and I can’t stop thinking about it.
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor
Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller ★★★★★
- I can’t deal with this book! It’s so beautiful and it’s so freaking sad.
Fire from Heaven by Mary Renault ★★★★
- A slow book but so fascinating, I couldn’t put it down.
The Persian Boy by Mary Renault ★★★★★
- My favourite read of 2020 so far! I can’t get this story out of my head!
Funeral Games by Mary Renault
The Last of the Wine by Mary Renault
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Slytherin Edition by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Slytherin Edition by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Slytherin Edition by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Slytherin Edition by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling ★★★★
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling ★★★★
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling ★★★★★
- My favourite book in the series!
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling ★★★★★
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling ★★★★
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling ★★★★★-
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling ★★★★★
Becoming by Michelle Obama
Ninth House (signed) by Leigh Bardugo ★★★★.5
- A dark, gritty novel that was unbelievable. I can see book two is going to be even better.
Books on this shelf: 31
Books read: 21
Books unread: 10
The League of Extraordinary Gentleman by Alan Moore
Watchman by Alan Moore
V for Vendetta by Alan Moore ★★★★
- Such a confronting graphic novel about fascism in England from one of my favourite writers.
Fence Vol. 1 by C.S. Pacat ★★★★★
- C.S. Pacat writing a graphic novel about fencing? Yes!
Fence Vol. 2 by C.S. Pacat ★★★★★
- That background story 👀
Fence Vol. 3 by C.S. Pacat ★★★★★
- Seiji and Nick just say you like each other and go!
Godblind by Anna Stephens
Dark Soul by Anna Stephens
Over and Over Again by Cole McCade ★★★★★
- One of the best romances I’ve ever read! I know people don’t like age gap romances but I adore them (when they’re legal and consenting) and this is by far the best.
King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo
Hunger by Roxane Gay
Heartstopper Vol. 1 by Alice Oseman ★★★★★
- So adorable, my heart died.
Heartstopper Vol. 2 by Alice Oseman ★★★★★
- Nick! Charlie!
Heartstopper Vol. 3 by Alice Oseman
The Dutch House by Anne Patchett
There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool
Wonders of the Invisible World by Christopher Barzak
A Conspiracy of Truths by Alexandra Rowland
- This isn’t a book, it’s a fake one where you keep items inside.
The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen ★★★★★
- I loved this addition to The Bright Sessions podcast! If you’ve read this without having listened to the podcast, you probably won’t enjoy it as much as I did.
Crier’s War Owlcrate Edition (signed) by Nina Varela ★★★★★
- This is by far one of the best sapphic romances out there! A romance between an AI and a human? Yes please!
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch ★★★★
- I enjoyed this so much more than I thought I would! I adore the friendship between Locke and Jean.
Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones ★★★★★
- My favourite middle grade novel ever! Howl and Sophie are iconic.
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes ★★★★★
- One of the saddest and emotional novels I’ve ever read. I also love the way it was structured, I’ve never seen something like that before.
Where Oblivion Lies by T. Frohock
The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
The Odyssey by Homer translated by Emily Wilson
The Mortal Instruments Vol. 1 Graphic Novel by Cassandra Clare
The Mortal Instruments Vol. 2 Graphic Novel by Cassandra Clare
Call Down the Hawk Owlcrate Edition (signed) by Maggie Stiefvater ★★★★★
- I didn’t expect to enjoy this book at all as I hated book 4 of The Raven Cycle, but I ended up enjoying it so much! I can’t wait for the rest of the trilogy.
Books on this shelf: 32
Books read: 13
Books unread: 19
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir ★★★★★
- A horror sci-fi murder mystery — could you ask for anything more? I also loved the hate to love friendship (that might develop into a romance, hopefully!)
The Princess Bride by William Goldman
The Ruin of Kings ARC by Jenn Lyons ★★★★★
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
The Foxhole Court by Nora Sakavic ★★★★.5
- This book is a mess and I love it.
The Raven King by Nora Sakavic ★★★★★
- Ok, you’re just going to hurt me like that? Haha, screw you, Sakavic!
The Kings Men by Nora Sakavic ★★★★★
- An amazing ending to a messed up series that I somehow love.
Moab is my Washpot by Stephen Fry
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Raging Quiet by Sherryl Jordan ★★★★★
- Such a beautiful and quiet book that I’ve loved since I read it as a teen.
The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
Three Women by Lisa Taddeo
The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas
One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid
If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho by Sappho translated by Anne Carson ★★★★★
- My favourite poetry collection. The original sapphic poems!
The Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnett
Los Nefilim by T. Frohock
Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner
Wolfsong by TJ Klune ★★★★★
- This book is so sad and heartbreaking, yet so romantic too. I love it.
Ravensong by TJ Klune ★★★★★
- My favourite book in the series, I can’t get over the development of the romance: friends to lovers to hate (on one side) to suppression of feelings to lovers again.
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
Radio Silence by Alice Oseman ★★★★★
- Such a great YA book about friends who are soulmates.
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susana Clarke
Scythe by Neal Shusterman
The Uncensored Portrait of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
- I’ve read The Picture of Dorian Gray but I haven’t read this “uncensored” version, which has a few extra scenes and includes all the original content that was cut out when it was published.
Check, Please! by Ngozi Ukazu ★★★★★
- A hilarious, beautiful graphic novel that I devoured in one evening because it was just so damn fun!
Books on this shelf: 29
Books read: 12
Books unread: 17
The Summer Palace (signed) by C.S. Pacat ★★★★★
- An amazing short story collection about my favourite characters!
Captive Prince American Edition (signed) by C.S. Pacat
Prince’s Gambit American Edition (signed) by C.S. Pacat
Kings Rising American Edition (signed) by C.S. Pacat
Captive Prince Australian Edition (signed) by C.S. Pacat ★★★★★
- A bit hard to read but the politics are so fascinating.
Prince’s Gambit Australian Edition (signed) by C.S. Pacat ★★★★★
- By far the best slow burn, enemies to lovers romance I’ve ever read.
Kings Rising Australian Edition (signed) by C.S. Pacat ★★★★★
- An incredible conclusion to a beautiful series. This is my favourite series of all time.
Strange the Dreamer (stamped signature) by Laini Taylor ★★★★★
- Hands down, one of the most visually beautiful and stunningly written books.
Muse of Nightmares (signed) by Laini Taylor ★★★★★
- A phenomenal conclusion to this series. I need more!
The Priory of the Orange Tree (signed) by Samantha Shannon ★★★★★
- An amazing feminist epic fantasy that I am almost always thinking about.
The Binding by Bridget Collins ★★★★★
- A heartbreaking, gut-wrenching book. I was not able to stop thinking about it when I finished.
The Unspoken Name Goldsboro Edition (signed) by A.K. Larkwood ★★★★★
- Such a unique and fun fantasy adventure! This is the beginning of an amazing series, I can already tell.
The Starless Sea Illumicrate Edition (stamped signature) by Erin Morgenstern
The Starless Sea Goldsboro Edition (signed) by Erin Morgernstern
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgernstern ★★★★★
- This is going to be a timeless classic, I can feel it.
Chain of Gold Fairyloot Edition (stamped signature) by Cassandra Clare ★★★★
The Secret History Book of the Month Edition by Donna Tartt ★★★★★
- One of the most fucked up books I’ve ever read, I couldn’t put it down.
The Lost Future of Pepperharrow Goldsboro Edition (signed) by Natasha Pulley
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid ★★★★★
- An amazing story about a bisexual woman that I will treasure forever.
The Red Scrolls of Magic (signed) by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★
- Alexander Gideon Lightwood is the best Shadowhunters character, I don’t make the rules.
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★-
City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★
City of Glass by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★
City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare ★★★★
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★
City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★