My Top 20 of 2020 (with three bonus middle grade books)



I read so many good books in 2020, so this list was really hard to make.  I’m sharing a graphic for TBR and Beyond and then I’ll add a few other books.  


These are really in no particular order.

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Most Anticipated 2020 Middle Grade Books


I love middle grade.  I’m not sure why, but I’ve been so impressed by the recent mg releases.  So I thought I would do a most anticipated list for 2020.  I’m not including anything I’ve already read.  These are in no particular order.



Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes by Roshani Chokski

War between the devas and the demons is imminent, and the Otherworld is on high alert. When intelligence from the human world reveals that the Sleeper is holding a powerful clairvoyant and her sister captive, 14-year-old Aru and her friends launch a search-and-rescue mission. The captives, a pair of twins, turn out to be the newest Pandava sisters, though, according to a prophecy, one sister is not true.
During the celebration of Holi, the heavenly attendants stage a massage PR rebranding campaign to convince everyone that the Pandavas are to be trusted. As much as Aru relishes the attention, she fears that she is destined to bring destruction to her sisters, as the Sleeper has predicted. Aru believes that the only way to prove her reputation is to find the Kalpavriksha, the wish-granting tree that came out of the Ocean of Milk when it was churned. If she can reach it before the Sleeper, perhaps she can turn everything around with one wish.
Careful what you wish for, Aru . . .

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2020 Goals


I thought I would make some goals that were different from the challenges I joined.  I honestly don’t know how I’ll do on these, but I’m going to try.


Read One Older Series

Join More Challenges Than 2019

Review At Least Three Past Due ARCS

Comment More On Blogs I Follow (this will depend on my hand, but if I can’t comment, I’ll be sharing more blog posts on twitter)

Get 1000 Followers On Instagram

Get To 2300 Followers On This Blog

Post At Least 50 Times On Instagram

Read At Least 5 Middle Grade Books, 3 Adult Books, and 10 Graphic Novels


I think that’s it for my bigger goals.  Do you set goals for your reading or blog?





Can’t Wait Wednesday 1/8/20




Can’t Wait Wednesday/Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Wishful Endings and was previously hosted by Breaking the Spine.   It was created to show off a future release that you are excited for.

I apologize if there are any repeats.

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Joining the 2020 Series To Finish Challenge


This might be a tougher challenge for me, but I know some final books will be coming out in 2020 and I’d love to read an older series.  I thought this challenge might push me a bit more.  You can find the info HERE.



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Signing Up For The 2020 Beat The Backlist Challenge


I’m horrible with reading older books.  But I do want to get better.  I feel like I did better in 2019 than in 2018, but I can still improve.  So I’m signing up for the Beat the Backlist Challenge hosted by Novelknight.  All the info can be found here.



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Signing Up For The 2020 Netgalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge


I always have a ton of arcs to read, so this challenge is perfect for me.  It’s hosted by Reading Between the Pages and you can find all the info here.



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