Top 5 Tuesday: Books you will definitely read this Year

Hey, guys!
It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for a bookish favorites post. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Meeghan over on Meeghan Reads and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
For today I’ll bring you some (hopefully) amazing books I want to read this year. The last one is a recommendation from a dear friend, the other four are from book subscription boxes. In my bookish resolution post I already mentioned that I want to catch up both on friend recs and the novels from book boxes that keep piling up because I constantly get sidetracked by other stuff. 🙈
I’ll leave you with the Goodreads description for each of the books I chose!

#1 Girl Serpent Thorn

There was and there was not, as all stories begin, a princess cursed to be poisonous to the touch. But for Soraya, who has lived her life hidden away, apart from her family, safe only in her gardens, it’s not just a story.

As the day of her twin brother’s wedding approaches, Soraya must decide if she’s willing to step outside of the shadows for the first time. Below in the dungeon is a demon who holds knowledge that she craves, the answer to her freedom. And above is a young man who isn’t afraid of her, whose eyes linger not with fear, but with an understanding of who she is beneath the poison.

Soraya thought she knew her place in the world, but when her choices lead to consequences she never imagined, she begins to question who she is and who she is becoming…human or demon. Princess or monster.

#2 Kingdom of the Wicked

Two sisters.

One brutal murder.

A quest for vengeance that will unleash Hell itself…

And an intoxicating romance.

Emilia and her twin sister Vittoria are streghe – witches who live secretly among humans, avoiding notice and persecution. One night, Vittoria misses dinner service at the family’s renowned Sicilian restaurant. Emilia soon finds the body of her beloved twin…desecrated beyond belief. Devastated, Emilia sets out to find her sister’s killer and to seek vengeance at any cost-even if it means using dark magic that’s been long forbidden.

Then Emilia meets Wrath, one of the Wicked-princes of Hell she has been warned against in tales since she was a child. Wrath claims to be on Emilia’s side, tasked by his master with solving the series of women’s murders on the island. But when it comes to the Wicked, nothing is as it seems… 

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Top 5 Tuesday: Anticipated Books for 2021

Hey, guys!
It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for a bookish favorites post. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Meeghan over on Meeghan Reads and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
Today I’ll talk about all the books coming out in 2021 that I’m super excited about! All of them are sequels to novels I read in 2020. I need to know how those stories continue!

#1 Namesake – Adrienne Young

This one is the sequel to Fable, are fascinating story that conjured the most stunning images in my head. Moreover, it ended with the mother of all cliffhangers, so Namesake can’t come out fast enough.

#2 The Hollow Heart – Marie Rutkoski

The world-building in The Midnight Lie had fascinated me from the get-go. When I picked up the novel I wasn’t aware that it isn’t a standalone, so imagine my surprise when I got to the end and realized there’d be a sequel!

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Top 5 Tuesday: Bookish Resolutions

Hey, guys!
It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for a bookish favorites post. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Meeghan over on Meeghan Reads and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
The first T5T post of 2021 will be all about bookish resolutions. I don’t really do new years resolutions but there are definitely some bookish things I need to work on.

#1 Catch up with my Subscription Box Books

I read so many other things in the last two years, that I barely got through half of my stunning books I got in subscription boxes. Usually, I end up loving the books I get, so I have no excuse for not picking them up sooner. Hopefully, in 2021 I’ll manage to get through a chuck of my tbr pile!

#2 Get all the Sequels

So, the thing is, many of the aforementioned books that I got in subscription boxes are the first in a series. Since I tremendously enjoyed every single one I read so far, I am excited about getting started on the sequels. For some, the sequels are already out and I have them waiting for my. For many others, the first sequels is supposed to be released in 2021. That means, my tbr pile will grow even larger, but I need to keep better track of these things.

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