So, it’s about halfway through the year and I’m about halfway through my Goodreads reading challenge, so I thought it’d be a good time to go back through and recap what I’ve actually read this year.
Hence, one sentence reviews. I hope you find these as entertaining to read as I did writing them (also full reviews to the books in this list are linked!).
A wonderfully written book about two players in a game which takes place at a circus.
Nikolai Lantsov steals the second book in the Grisha Trilogy, becoming everyone’s fave book boyfriend.
Villain is really a poor tormented soul, but no tears were shed in the end.
4. Caliban’s War by James S.A Corey
Zombie soldiers are used to create a thrilling read.
Heart warming sci fi book with longest title ever, also has the most diverse characters ever.
Explores the idea of AI’s being sentient and nails it.
Allomancy becomes the coolest form of ‘magic’, ever.
Second book in Mistborn series leaves too many questions to be answered.
Final book in Mistborn trilogy has the best ending of any trilogy ever. (So many feels(
YA fantasy which reuses many YA fantasy ideas is a guilty pleasure read.
A good read if The Mortal Instruments is your thing.
An okay YA Fantasy read.
If you like Ella Enchanted, or talking animals you’ll probably enjoy this as much as I did.
YA Fantasy which reminded me of that time I was a total EMO. (Recommend reading while playing some MCR)
15. Abaddon’s Gate by James S.A Corey
What the hell just happened here?
If you like superheros, read this book.
Felt all the feels, it was epic.
A cute #loveozya contemporary.
An awesome tale of survival, sci-fi style.
Underwhelming tale inspired by Mulan/47 Ronin.
Similar to The Bone Season, but with added murder mystery.
Cassandra Clare nails diverse characters and then nails our hearts to a wall.
23. The Girl Who Fell From The Sky by Simon Mawer
Quick interesting read about a female English spy in WW2.
What on earth did I just read?
Paranormal romance that was pretty ‘meh’.
Have you read any of these books? Let me know in the comments section your one-sentence thoughts on them.