The Last Unicorn by Peter S Beagle
So this is the book I meant to get when I got the other last unicorn book.
In this book we follow the journey of the last unicorn as she leaves her woods in search of the rest of her kind. Along the way she has many interactions with humans who no longer recognizer her for who she is, and befriends a magician with no powers and a woman who does know her for what she is. Continue reading “(5) The Last Unicorn // Bookish Blurb”
The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison
This is a high fantasy book set in a world where there is a goblin kingdom and an elvish kingdom. In this book we follow Maia, a half elf half goblin boy who suddenly becomes Emperor of the elvish kingdom. As he tries to adjust to his new unexpected role he learns that the crash which killed his father and all the other heirs was not an accident and that he may be the next target… Continue reading “(4) The Goblin Emperor // Bookish Blurb”
Hello and welcome to a very late top books of 2018 list. I don’t know if these are actually the Top of the Top books that I read but if I didn’t just post it you’d be waiting till summer for this list.
Here is my Top books from 2017 if that interests you. And these are all the books I read in 2018. Let me know what your favorite books of 2018 were.
These are in no particular order (but apparently I really enjoyed fantasy this year).
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde (just the first book in the series)
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (mostly the first book again although you kind of have to read the whole series)
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan (the whole series – this was a highlight of my reading)
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
Catherine, Called Birdy
If You Come Softly by Jacqueline Woodson
The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge
Rereads (so they better have been good):
The Man in the Ceiling by Jules Feiffer
Wind Rider by Susan Williams
Harry Potter (I reread the first three books in 2018)
His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik (I actually reread the first five in the series)
The Last Unicorn: The Lost Journey by Peter Beagle
This is (kind of) the story of the last unicorn. At least that’s what I thought. Continue reading “(2) The Last Unicorn: The Lost Journey // Bookish Blurb”
The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas
This is the third book in the Lady Sherlock series and I almost didn’t pick it up.
In this book Lord Ingram is framed for murder and it is up to Charlotte to prove his innocence. Continue reading “(1) The Hollow of Fear // Bookish Blurb”
I read a total of 87 books in 2018. Here is a list of all of them kind of sorted by genre. The number before them correlates to the order in which I read them. To learn more about any particular book click on the name and it will take you to my post about it.
So I just spent lots of time making pretty graphs to show you this information in a prettier way and WordPress won’t let me add them. GRRR!!! This is why I don’t love wordpress. So much for anything interesting. Here’s the list without visuals. Continue reading “Books I Read in 2018 (By Genre ish)”
The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin
This is a middle grade story telling the tale of Spurge, an elvish historian, who is sent to the goblin kingdom to deliver a gift and spy on their magical power. It is also the story of Werfel, a Goblin historian, who hosts this elf and tries to show him the best society has to offer. And of course it is the story of the elfish spy network who are trying to destroy the Goblins once and for all. Continue reading “(86) The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge // Bookish Blurb”
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
This is a teen fantasy novel where the magical people have all lost their magic and the nonmagical people oppress them. However magic can come back if only Zeile and her friends are able to collect magical items and do this magical ceremony on a magical island. Continue reading “(83) Children of Blood and Bone // Bookish Blurb”
Damsel by Elana K Arnold
This is a Teen retelling of this typical prince rescues damsel from a castle guarded by a dragon story and *spoiler* I hated it. Continue reading “(82) Damsel // Bookish Blurb”
White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht
Hana and Emi are two sisters in Korea. In 1943 Hana is taken by the Japanese army to become a “comfort woman”. In 2011, Emi is still looking for her. Continue reading “(81) White Chrysanthemum // Bookish Blurb”