Favourite Reads Of The Year

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We’ve been saying “I can’t wait for 2020 to be over” constantly throughout the year and it’s fiiiiinally here! πŸ™Œ In just a few short hours we can officially say adios to the crap-stick that is 2020 and ring in the New Year!

I’m sure plenty can relate that this year was a tough mudda (more so than usual) to get through. But I hope everyone at least found some goodness in between. Books and reading has always been some form of sanctuary and escapism for me. It’s partly why I can easily prefer reading books to spending time with company. πŸ˜…

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Weird thing is with having been at home for the majority of the year, you’d think it’d be easy to knock out book after book but nope! With work, general adulting, life slumps, and the occasional I’m-not-going-to-do-shit-today mood swings, I’ve not read as much as I would have wanted to.Β 

But in saying that… I did so happen to be fortunate enough to have read some unbelievably soul-shaking stories that completely had me in stitches, and/or ugly crying… which then resulted in either a hangover, rereading, thinking about day and night, and/or all of the above.Β 

I won’t be including old faves I’ve reread this year. This compilation is strictly all new books I discovered in 2020. And surprisingly (probably to me more than anybody else, really) they’re not all five star reads. But I can’t stress this enough… they are all loved, and ones I would happily recommend to friends (FYI that includes YOU!) 😊

In no particular order (mostly because I’m too lazy to chronologize the shit out of it lol). But I have at least sorted them into sub-genres because I know not all romance readers read all romance, amirite? πŸ˜‰

So here we go!Β 

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β€’ Contemporary Romance β€’

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πŸ“– Kiss To Forget by Anna B. Doe

(Hate to Love, New Adult Romance)

πŸ“– Wicked Idol by Becker Gray

(New Adult, Bully Romance)Β 

πŸ“– Pretty When She Cries by A. Zavarelli

(New Adult, Hate to Love, Bully Romance) *Trigger Warnings*

πŸ“– One Moment Please by Amy Daws

(One Night Stand, Hate to Love, Adult Romance)

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β€’ MC Romance β€’

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πŸ“š Blood Fury MC series by Jeanne St. James

(Dark MC) *Trigger Warnings*

πŸ“– Tempting the Biker by Glenna Maynard

(Dark MC, Age Gap Romance) *Trigger Warnings*

πŸ“š Devil Kings MC series by Nicole James

(Dark MC, Opposites Attract) *Trigger Warnings*

πŸ“š The MC Sinners series/ MC Sinners Next Generation series by Bella Jewel

(Dark MC, Second-Chance Romance) *Trigger Warnings*

πŸ“– Fury by Marie Jordan

(Second-Chance Romance)Β 

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β€’ Mafia Romance β€’

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πŸ“š Unholy Union Duet by Natasha Knight

(Arranged Marriage, Hate to Love)

πŸ“– Birdy by Dee Garcia

(Love Triangle, Dark Romance)

πŸ“š Ties That Bind Duet by Natasha Knight & A. Zavarelli

(Forbidden, Dark Romance) *Trigger Warnings*

πŸ“– Sweet Temptation by Cora Reilly

(Arranged Marriage, Age Gap Romance)

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β€’ Paranormal Romance β€’

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πŸ“– Branded by Fire by Nalini Singh

(Shifter Romance, Fantasy, Hate to Love)

πŸ“– Kiss of Snow by Nalini Singh

(Shifter Romance, Fantasy, Age Gap Romance, Enemies to Lovers)

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β€’ Dark Romance β€’

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πŸ“– The Danger You Know by Lily White

(Stalker Romance) *Trigger Warnings*

πŸ“– Guts & Glory: Brick by Jeanne St. James

(Fake Relationship, Military-Type Romance) *Trigger Warnings*

πŸ“– Stealing Cinderella by A. Zavarelli

(Modern Day Fairytale Retelling) *Trigger Warnings*

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Aaaaaaand there you have it! 😁 Not sure if this will become a yearly thing for me so this could very well be the one and only. Hehe.

If you want to see all my reads for the year, don’t forget to check out my Monthly Wrap Ups. My December one will be posted shortly so keep an eye out for it! Happy holidays! I sincerely wish everyone a safe but happy New Year’s Eve/ Day! πŸ’™Β 

Thank you for the support you’ve all given me for my reviews and my book blog in general! I’m in awe of the amazing people I’ve met through this bookish community and the copious amounts of books I’ve discovered over time. I’m truly thankful for the friendships I’ve made. As well as the opportunities I’m fortunate enough to be a part of.

Happy reading, and as always catch you in my next one! XoΒ 

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