I decided that I wanted to create a list that highlights some very awesome books and authors that you could check out during this trying time. There are so many that could use your support, but I’ll try to keep my list brief and readable. Likely, I will do more of these in the future as it looks like we have awhile to go before we get to return to normal.
So, in no particular order, I present a list of marvelous books that you should check out if you want to escape this reality for awhile.
I wanted to take my time and try to narrow down my favorite book releases for each year of the last decade, which meant this post is only now ready to share! As you can see that kinda worked and each year has anywhere from 5-10 featured favorites depending on how much I felt like the titles NEEDED to be on my list for the year either because of the impact of the story or just how well written it was.
These are all books that were released in the year, but I didn’t get them all read the year they came out. That made more sense to me, hopefully it does for you as well 🙂 I almost didn’t include sequels on this list, but then I decided there were too many good ones!
Disclaimer: About half way through making this list and the graphics, I realized that I might not have the original release year for some of these, but instead the release year for a later edition. Please excuse any mistakes related to this error as I’m too lazy to go back and redo all that work!
I’m really bad at Top 10 lists as I never seem to be able to stop at 10! So here’s my top reads of 2019 plus some extras that were also incredible. I’ve reviewed almost all of these on here, so make sure to check out the full reviews by using the search box or go to the page where I list all my reviews by title.
I enjoyed this fun mash up of fantasy and science fiction. Sometimes it was hard to remember it was set in space, but the twists and turns were fantastic!
Happy Christmas to those of you who celebrate! And to the rest of you, we’re almost done with 2018!
Today I want to share the top ten books that I’ve read this year, most of them didn’t actually release in 2018, but I’ve been doing a lot of backlog reading, which is great! These are the ones that really got to me by evoking deep feels or wonderful imagination, vivid images that I made (or will make) into fanart, or just made life a little easier to live.
In no particular order, here are my top ten favorite reads of 2018!
Last time I showcased some of the figures I’m hoping Funko will make for movies and TV show characters that I absolutely adore. This post will feature 10 (it was so hard to limit myself to 10!) characters from favorite books and series.
I’ve decided to do something a bit different with this post. It’s actually the first of
two three posts (while writing this I discovered there are some fandoms that don’t fit these 2 categories) where I explain why I want Funko Pops of certain characters. (Spoilers: It’s to feed my Funko addiction collection!) This post will focus on Movies and TV shows that don’t already have Funkos in existence or announced (that I’m aware of). These are easier to find photo references for and are more likely to be made someday. Then the second post will feature favorite book characters that would be auto-buys if Funko ever did make them. That list is harder to dream about because of the lack of photos, but I’ll talk about that more in that post. The third will feature whichever ones I’m craving that don’t fit those first two categories.
Wow, I haven’t put together a Top Ten list in a long time. I’m super hyped to be going to ALA Annual at the end of this week though and wanted to share some of the books I’m ecstatic about!
After realizing I hadn’t made a Top Ten list in some time, I decided to make one featuring my 10 favorite go-to recommendations for books/series/authors. You’ll see why I couldn’t just settle on one category once you read the list, but these seem to be my favorite recommendation pile for whenever a friend, family member, or random internet person asks for cool new stuff to read. It does change over time as new books and authors get released and I read backlog titles, but I tend to shout about these the most right now.