Highest Rated Books On My TBR

Hey guys! I feel like last year even though I said I wanted to tackle my TBR, I mostly just ended up ignoring it but this year I want that to be different. I think if I actually look at the books that are on there, it might actually spur me on to read some of them! So today I am looking at the top ten highest rating books that are currently on my TBR, according to Goodreads. Let’s get into it!

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas (Rating 4.66): I actually forgot this was on my TBR I thought I’d removed it, whoops. I’m not even surprised that it’s the highest rated book because the amount of people I’ve seen and heard people raving about this book is insane. Unfortunately I didn’t feel the same and DNF’ed it when I was about halfway through. I do want to give it another try but I’m struggling to motivate myself to pick it up again.

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo (Rating 4.61): This book is just taunting me now. I will admit though that I am surprised that it’s the second highest rated book. I know Leigh Bardugo is an amazing author but I thought it’d be a bit lower down on my list. I want to read this before I read King of Scars so trust me when I say I will read this!

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February 2020 TBR!

Hey guys! Today I am bringing you my February TBR (also my birthday month!). I did really well in January and according to Goodreads I’m up to date with my reading challenge, so hopefully I can keep that going this month.

The Manifestations of Sherlock Holmes by James Lovegrove: I’m currently reading this collection of short stories and I’m enjoying it so far though I do feel that Holmes has solved the cases extremely fast in some of them! I’m not very far in yet though so maybe there’s longer stories further in.

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January 2020 Wrap Up!

Hey guys! January, which always seems to be a struggle to get through, is finally over so that means I’m posting my wrap up. Last January I only managed two books which was super disappointing; however, I am very pleased to say that this year I managed to read seven books!

Ghosts of the Shadow Market by Cassandra Clare: I finally read this giant book and it was actually everything I was hoping for. Admittedly, some stories were confusing as they had a lot of characters and I was struggling to remember who was who and who was related to the characters I already knew. I don’t know how Cassie manages to keep up with this world! My favourite stories were the ones with Jem and Tessa and the brief moments they manage to have together. Then the stories at the end when they’re finally together, that was super emotional. I loved this and I can’t wait for Chain of Gold now!

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January 2020 TBR!

Hey guys! Today I am finally sharing with you my first TBR of the year and in typical me style, I have already finished one book this month. I finally read Ghosts of the Shadow Market by Cassandra Clare and it was awesome! So the year is off to a good start. Hopefully the rest of the month goes well. For January, I have picked a couple books that I do need to read this month and the rest have been randomly selected by Goodreads. So here’s what I’ll hopefully be reading this month:

The Guest House by Abbie Frost: I was sent this by HarperCollins and I am taking part in the blog tour towards the end of the month so this is a high priority. I recently read The Hunting Party and this sounds similar to it so I couldn’t resist requesting it. These type of thrillers seem to be gaining popularity recently and I am here for it.

She by HC Warner: My lovely friend Kate surprised me with an ARC of this over Christmas and I am super grateful to her for thinking of me. She rated it highly and we have similar tastes in book so I cannot wait to read this!

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December 2019 TBR!

Hey guys! Today I thought I’d finally share with you my December TBR. Unfortunately I was ill for the first week of December and didn’t manage to get any reading or blogging done. Hopefully I can have a pretty strong end to the year and make up for having such a dismal start to the month! Here’s what I want to read:

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley: I am taking part in a festive book exchange where you buy a book off someone’s wishlist and I was super excited to receive The Hunting Party. It’s about a group of close friends who get together for New Year – their yearly tradition – but this time one of them ends up dead and it’s not an accident. I can’t wait to see if I can work out who did it and what their motive was! I’ve heard so many great things about this and I so hope it doesn’t disappoint.

Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater: One of my most anticipated reads! I can’t wait to curl up in a blanket and spend my day reading this. Ronan was definitely the most intriguing character out of them all and I’m so glad he has his wn trilogy. I definitely think we’ve got so much more to see and find out about him.

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November 2019 Wrap Up!

Hey guys! Remember that TBR I posted at the beginning of the month? Ignore it. I read nine books this month (yay!) and only one of them was on my TBR! Oops! I took loads of books on holiday but then I found out there was a library and it actually had some really great books! There was so many I wanted to read so, you know, I read them instead. I figured if I didn’t like them it didn’t matter since they were going back to the library. Anyway, here’s what I read:

I See You by Clare Mackintosh: The first book by Clare Mackintosh that sadly disappointed me. It had a very thrilling plot but I found it a tad unbelievable and the characters didn’t help – they just let it down. I didn’t find them likeable at all and found that they actually irritated me throughout. They didn’t have a lot of depth; they whined a lot and sat around doing nothing. Then when something did actually happen it felt too convenient, like it jut fell into their laps with no work required. The second books are never as strong and I think you can see that with this one.

Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson: I didn’t understand the hype for this one unfortunately. I found it very boring and I wasn’t interested at all. The characters were so wishy-washy and acted like a gust of wind would knock them over. The main character was literally scared of everything and it was maddening. The plot was nonexistent and I quickly grew tired of it. I was relieved when I finally finished it to be honest.

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November 2019 TBR!

Hey guys! Today I am bringing you my November TBR and I’m actually going to attempt to tackle a pretty big series that’s been on my TBR for a few years now. I want to read eight books and since I have two weeks off in November I’m hoping that shouldn’t be a problem! Here’s what I want to read:

The Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini: So I am going away for two weeks and I won’t have any wifi or phone service so I need a pretty hefty series to keep me occupied and I thought The Inheritance Cycle would be perfect for this. I’ve been wanting to read this series for years but I was very intimidated by the size of each book. I think now is a good time to dive right in!

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