Hello! Welcome to the New Year! I hope everyone has a good one and achieves all of their goals for 2019!
So, I’m a sucker and love these kinds of posts, as anytime where I can be a little snarky or shed some great light on my favorite reads, I will take! Please note that these are just my opinions, and yours may differ from mine! I’d love to chat about it with you in the comments!
This is not limited to books published in 2018, but to books that I have read throughout the year.
These books are in no particular order.
3 Best Books of 2018
This book checked all of the boxes for me — it was spooky, great characters, great story. If you’re looking to ease into some American classics, but are intimidated by some other authors (Herman Melville, I’m looking at you), this is such an amazing one to start with.
Read my review here.
This is the perfect adult high-fantasy — amazing characters, page-turning with an awesome story (not to mention the violence and sex). Again, the perfect ADULT fantasy . . . be warned this is not YA, haha.
Check out my review here.
While I would recommend reading Faithful Place before this one, this is probably the best thriller I have read, so far, in my life. French just keeps raising the bar.
Read my full review here.
While I only gave this book 4 stars, I think this one holds the most memories this year, as I read the entirety of it on the train traveling places in New York City. I will forever remember it.
Check out my review here.
3 Worst Books of 2018
If you have a blurb that compares your book to the author of probably my all-time favorite book, and then your book is absolutely nothing like it and trying way too hard, automatic one star.
Read my rant here.
I don’t even want to think about this.
You can read my review here. (It was one of my first reviews ever, so beware.)
*clears throat* YOU WILL NEED TO SIT DOWN WHEN READING THIS REVIEW. I think this book upset me the most from all of my reads in 2018. Get someone to write about topics who has no idea what they’re like (particularly being overweight), and you wind up with a disaster.
Terrible, terrible, terrible. Offensive, poorly written, just terrible.
You can read my rant here.
Looking for a cliché filled, over-trying novel that everyone else seemed to like except me? Well, you’ve found it, and you can read my review here.
I hope you all have a wonderful New Year. Thank you for being here and supporting me! I cannot wait to see what 2019 brings!
What was your best/worst read of the year? What are your New Year’s resolutions this year? Let’s chat in the comments.