Lots and lots of books

Happy new year, y’all!

Way back when it was still 2020, I actually managed to keep track of (almost) all the books I read, and like always I’ve made lists and awards! I have my Top 6 Books list, my Honorable Mentions list, and my Old Favorites list. None of these are in any particular order.

So, I read 128 books this year, 40% of which were books I’d never read. Yes, I have too much time on my hands. What can I do? Here’s the complete list.

And now for the awards!

First, Old Favorites:

  1. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  2. Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortuante Events
  3. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  4. Rick Riordan
  5. The Hunger Games trilogy

Honorable Mentions go to

  1. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald. Fiction.
  2. A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali by Gil Courtemanche. Fiction.
  3. Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11 by Mitchell Zuckoff. Nonfiction.
  4. I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L Sanchez. Fiction.
  5. Taduno’s Song by Odafe Atogun. Fiction.
  6. Thank You for Arguing by Jay Heinrichs. Nonfiction.
  7. All Rivers Run to the Sea by Elie Wiesel. Nonfiction.
  8. A Human Being Died That Night by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela. Nonfiction.
  9. The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald. Fiction.
  10. My Traitor’s Heart by Rian Malan. Nonfiction.

And the Top 6 Books of 2020 are…

  1. His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
  2. A Separate Peace by John Knowles. Fiction.
  3. The Outsiders by SJ Hinton. Fiction.
  4. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver. Fiction.
  5. Dreyer’s English by Benjamin Dreyer. Nonfiction.
  6. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. Fiction.

These are all really awesome books! Enjoy, and comment below with recommendations for my 2021 book list!

Ellianna

Published by Ellianna Elizabeth

I am an American-Swati TCK and I love writing, culture, and music.

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