2020 Books

Books read in 2020, with links to reviews and/or reactions, if applicable.

January – 6
Favorite: The First Girl Child

1. Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson (audio)
2. The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson (audio)
3. There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool
4. The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
5. The Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson (audio)
6. The First Girl Child by Amy Harmon (audio)

February – 3
Favorite: Howl’s Moving Castle

7. A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen
8. Caffeine by Michael Pollan (audio)
9. Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones (audio)

March – 2
Favorite: none

10. Nothing to Lose by Alex Flinn
11. Finding Georgina by Colleen Faulkner

April – 2
Favorite: Strange the Dreamer

12. Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor (audio)
13. Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor (audio)

May – 2
Favorite: The Sun Down Motel

14. The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James
15. The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

June – 2
Favorite: Home Before Dark

16. Home Before Dark by Riley Sager
17. Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin

July – 6
Favorite: The Lantern Men and The Empire of Dreams

18. The Empire of Dreams by Rae Carson
19. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins
20. Final Girls by Riley Sager
21. The Lantern Men by Elly Griffiths (audio)
22. The Shadows by Alex North
23. Run to the Finish by Amanda Brooks (audio)

August – 4
Favorite: the rereads

24. What’s Left of Me is Yours by Stephanie Scott
25. The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin (audio)
26. The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
27. Tell Me Lies by JP Pomare (audio)

September – 7
Favorite: the rereads

28. Death Notice by Todd Ritter
29. Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
30. The Haunting of Ashburn House by Darcy Coates
31. Gentlemen and Players by Joanne Harris (audio)
32. Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
33. Troubled Blood by Robert Galbraith (audio)
34. The Whisper Man by Alex North

October – 8
Favorite: it’s complicated

35. Bad Moon by Todd Ritter
36. Voices in the Snow by Darcy Coates
37. One by One by Ruth Ware
38. Forest of Souls by Lori Lee
39. The Night Swim by Megan Goldin
40. Murder on Cold Street by Sherry Thomas (audio)
41. The Searcher by Tana French (audio)
42. A Witch in Time by Constance Sayers

November – 6
Favorite: Rhythm of War

43. Dawnshard by Brandon Sanderson
44. Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
45. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by VE Schwab
46. The Zig Zag Girl by Elly Griffiths (audio)
47. Smoke and Mirrors by Elly Griffiths (audio)
48. Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson (audio)

December – 5
Favorite: The Lady’s Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness

49. Find Me by Anne Frasier (audio)
50. The Blood Card by Elly Griffiths (audio)
51. The Lady’s Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness by Sarah Ramey
52. The Vanishing Box by Elly Griffiths (audio)
53. The Girl in the Mirror by Rose Carlyle

Favorite Books of 2020
Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by VE Schwab
Runner-up: The First Girl Child by Amy Harmon (audio)
Runner-up: The Lantern Men by Elly Griffiths (audio)

End of Year Stats: 2020 in Books