Best Books Read in 2018

So, 2019 is here and it’s time, to remember the most memorable books I read last year. I’m very happy with the books I managed to read and the amount of awesome books and series is amazing! I’m very impressed with so many of them! I’m hoping my next reading year will be as good as this one. A big thanks to all the people who stop by to read my reviews, you’re awesome! Happy New Year!

YA


Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo 

The duology was amazing! Dark, mysterious, magical, blood-chilling, exciting, romantic, remarkable… The characters were perfect,  I can’t even name a favorite, love them all! Read more…

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My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows

From there on the authors went wild with the history and created their own version of the story, which I absolutely adore! Always felt sorry for poor Jane Grey and how she was caught in the middle of other people’s ambitions. However, here Jane gets justice and her story takes another turn. Read more…

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Shatter Me series by Tahereh Mafi

Juliette’s touch is lethal. She wasn’t able to touch a living soul for a very long time. I’m very happy I finally read this series. I liked the concept and the action. All the way rooting for the characters and I can’t wait for the next book.

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Illuminae, Gemina and Obsidio by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff 

This series along with the Lunar Chronicles was that kind of series I was 100% sure I’m not going to like but wanted to read anyway because people raved about them. I’m very happy I did because I loved them so much! It was unique, dramatic, romantic and so much fun to read!

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Heir of Fire, Queen of Shadows, Empire of Storms and Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas

I wasn’t sure if I’m going the like the rest of the series to this point I read the first two books but I ended up reading four books in almost one sitting and I actually really enjoyed them! Now I have the Kingdom of Ash left. So glad I read the series despite my skepticism. Read more…

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CONTEMPORARY


Still Me by Jojo Moyes

Lu is one of my favorite characters in contemporary fiction. And to read more of her adventures is such a pleasure. This book didn’t disappoint me, I got my dose of adorable Lu Clark and I want another book! Read more…

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The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer

Reading this book is like taking part in an action movie. it’s very fast paced, you can’t put it down because you’re constantly in the middle of the action. Read it in one sitting and loved it. Read more…

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HISTORICAL FICTION


The Sea Before Us by Sarah Sundin

I love a good love story during the WWII. And this book has it all; faith, friendship, action, drama and lots of romance. Read more…

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The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah 

This book broke my heart several times and I was sobbing through most of it, but it leaves you with a good and hopeful aftermath. Read more…

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows

This might be my favorite book of this year and ever of all times. I just love the atmosphere and the humor. The characters are so easy to fall in love with. Read more…

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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café by Fannie Flagg

The story surrenders a small southern town and the people who live there. I adore this book, it was extremely funny, heartwarming and difficult to put down.

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The Taster by V.S Alexander 

A story of Magda, a German girl who works as Hitler’s food taster but soon finds herself in the middle of Fuhrer assasination plot. It’s a very fast paced, captivating story I wasn’t been able to put down! Read more…

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CLASSICS


The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham

This novel made me feel like million emotions at once. I was frustrated, annoyed, sad, happy and sad again. It was a true rollercoaster of emotions. Loved it!

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence

To be honest I was expecting something shocking and scandalous. But the novel turned out to be so sweet. Constance’s story was very touching.

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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

This was my first book by Dickens, and I loved it so much, especially the humorous sarcastic writing of his. Definitely going to catch up and read more of his works in 2019.

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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Please tell me I’m not the only one who has a huge bookish crush on Atticus!

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