Every BOOK I read in 2020

I have always been a big reader and loved books. But when I started university, I lost touch with it. I had no interest in reading and when I picked one up, I gave up after a few chapters. So entering 2020, I wanted to find that love for books again. I had a simple goal – read 12 books for the year. And I can proudly say that not only did I surpass that goal, books became my escape with everything going on.

At the end of the year, I finished 52 books!!!

For some people, that might not be a lot. But after finishing only 2 books in 2019, I am proud of myself for reading 52 books. Its like finishing 1 book a week. And here’s the thing, March was when I really started reading at least 4 books a month. So technically I could say that I read 52 books in approximately 44 with an average of 1.2 books a week. But who’s counting.

Because I am a nerd who love statistics, here are a few:

Every book I read in 2020. Favourites are bolded.

  • The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez
  • My Favourite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren
  • The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren
  • Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren
  • Manwhore by Katy Evans
  • Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren
  • The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams
  • Undercover Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams
  • Kind of Curses by Stephanie Fournet
  • No, We Can’t Be Friends by Sophie Ranald
  • The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa
  • Bound by Honor by Cora Reilly
  • Bound by Duty by Cora Reilly
  • The Good Luck Charm by Helena Hunting
  • Bound by Hatred by Cora Reilly
  • Beach Read by Emily Henry
  • With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • The Happy Ever After Playlist by Abby Jimenez
  • Dear Ava by Ilsa Madden-Mills
  • Abruption by Riley Mackenzie
  • Rush by Kani Steiner
  • Nero by Sarah Brianne
  • Parachutes by Kelly Yang
  • The Honey-Don’t List by Christina Lauren
  • Wall Street Titan: the complete duet by Anna Zaires
  • Bound by Temptation by Cora Reilly
  • Luca Vitiello by Cora Reilly
  • Deviant King by Rina Kent
  • The Kingmaker by Ryan Kennedy
  • Royally Screwed by Emma Chase
  • Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
  • Code of Conduct by April White
  • You Deserve Each Other by Sarah Hogle
  • The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune
  • The Trouble with Hating You by Sajni
  • The Roommate by Rosie Danan
  • Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
  • The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson
  • The Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson
  • Sweet Temptation by Cora Reilly
  • Code of Silence by Shantel Tessier
  • The Bloody Bride by Bree Porter
  • Principessa of Chicago by Bree Porter
  • Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
  • Crazy Stupid Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams
  • Truth or Dare by Danielle Allen
  • From Lukov with Love by Mariana Zapata
  • The Lion’s Den by Katherine St.John
  • Roommaid by Sariah Wilson
  • Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra
  • Shiny Broken Pieces by Sona Charaipotra
  • The Sweetest Oblivion by Danielle Lori

When choosing the books I read in 2020 I played it safe. I stayed in my comfort zone not wanting to read new concepts, new worlds and genres. The majority were romance, popular and from big-named authors. There was also a ton of mafia romances which are my guilty pleasure.

Looking at the books I read in 2020, I did not read diversely.

  • Only 1 (The House in the Cerulean Sea) had an m/m romance with the main characters while the rest had m/f romances.
  • 1 standalone and 1 series had an f/f romance from side characters.
  • I read from 9 authors of color, while the rest were white.

I need to do better in 2021 with the books I choose to read, especially as a woman of color. And will.


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