2020 Book Priorities

Books to read, cull, or forward (in the case of changed release dates) in 2020.

Progress: 18 of 20

  1. Whispers of Shadow and Flame – L. Penelope – culled
  2. Children of Virtue and Vengeance – Tomi Adeyemi – culled
  3. An Enemy of the People – Henrik Ibsen – Audible deleted this item !!!
  4. Northanger Abbey (Audible adaptation) – Jane Austen – culled
  5. Depression Hates a Moving Target – Nita Sweeney – abandoned
  6. There Will Come a Darkness – Katy Rose Pool – read
  7. The Family Upstairs – Lisa Jewell – read
  8. The Hand on the Wall – Maureen Johnson (Jan)* – read
  9. Run to the Finish – Amanda Brooks (Mar) – read
  10. Shorefall – Robert Jackson Bennett (Apr) – culled
  11. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – Suzanne Collins (May) – read
  12. I’d Give Anything – Marisa de los Santos (May) – culled
  13. The Heart Principle – Helen Hoang – moved to 2021
  14. The Lantern Men – Elly Griffiths (July)* – read
  15. Bridge of Souls – Victoria Schwab * – moved to 2021
  16. Rhythm of War – Brandon Sanderson (Nov)*
  17. Murder on Cold Street – Sherry Thomas (Oct)*
  18. dreamer #2 – Maggie Stiefvater * – moved to 2021
  19. Nikolai duology #2 – Leigh Bardugo – date given for 2021
  20. Any Way the Wind Blows – Rainbow Rowell – no date available as of July 2020

* Guaranteed reads

Now that I’m halfway through the year, I need a consolidated list of to-read/try books as usual as I’m way over my head drowning in them. These are potential reads that can be carried over into next year’s priorities as necessary. Also, if I read/cull these, they’ll just be deleted.

  1. The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho (audio)
  2. Dark One Volume 1 by Brandon Sanderson
  3. One by One by Ruth Ware +
  4. Twisted by Steve Cavanagh +
  5. Piranesi by Susanna Clarke
  6. Second Skin by Christian White (audio) +
  7. History of Bourbon by Ken Albala (audio)
  8. Beyond Strange Lands by David Peterson (audio) +?
  9. Henrietta and Eleanor adapted from Robert Louis Stevenson (audio) +
  10. Our Harlem by Marcus Samuelsson (audio)
  11. Blood Territory by Mark Whittaker (audio) +
  12. As the Shadow Rises by Katy Rose Pool
  13. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by VE Schwab +
  14. The Night Swim by Megan Goldin +?
  15. Forest of Souls by Lori Lee +
  16. Gideon the Ninth – Tamsyn Muir (audio) +
  17. Bad Moon – Todd Ritter +
  18. Star Daughter – Shveta Thakrar
  19. My Last Duchess – Eloisa James (Oct)
  20. Wilde Child – Eloisa James (Mar 2021)
  21. In the Shadows of Men – Robert Jackson Bennett

+ = RIP potential