Bibliomavens Reads: Part Two

amber's reading wrap up august 2020

Happy Book Lovers Day, Bookworms, Bibliophiles, Book Nerds, Book Lovers, whatever you want to call yourself!

To honour this lovely holiday (this makes me so excited that this is a thing) I’ve elicited the help of Goodreads to make a list of all the books I read this year. My goal is 60 books and I am at 39.

I have rated each book based on our Bibliomavens rating scale. It will give a quick idea of what I thought of each book. I linked any that I’ve written reviews for (on the blog or on Goodreads) if you’re interested in my thoughts.

Check out the list below for my 2020 reading list. Let me know if you’ve read any of these books and what your thoughts were! Also, let me know if you have any recommendations for me for the rest of 2020!

Genres: Romance, Fantasy, Young Adult, Historical Romance, Historical Fiction, Erotica, New Age, Horror, Memoir, Mystery, Middle Grade, Classics

Book Rating System

january month header

Shadow and Ice – Gena Showalter (Forget It)
One Day in December – Josie Silver (Donate It)
The Last Tudor – Philippa Gregory (Borrow It)
Death Comes to Pemberley – P.D. James (Book Club It)
The Odyssey – Homer (Donate It)
The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Neil Gaiman (Donate It)
Red, White, & Royal Blue – Casey McQuiston (Buy It)


The Right Swipe – Alisha Rai (Borrow It)
Start With Why – Simon Sinek (Borrow It)
The Tattooist of Auschwitz – Heather Morris (Book Club It)
Cress – Marissa Meyer (Book Club It)
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty – A.N. Roquelaure (Forget It)
The Iliad – Homer (Donate It)
Stay Sexy and Don’t Get Murdered – Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark (Book Club It)
Chasing Cassandra – Lisa Kleypas (Book Club It)


Escaping from Houdini – Kerri Maniscalco (Borrow It)
Night Pleasures – Sherrilyn Kenyon (Donate It)
House of Earth and Blood – Sarah J. Maas (Book Club It)
Secrets of a Summer Night – Lisa Kleypas (Book Club It)
It Happened One Autumn – Lisa Kleypas (Book Club It)
Devil in Winter – Lisa Kleypas (Own It)


Beauty’s Punishment – A.N. Roquelaure (Forget It)
Scandal In Spring – Lisa Kleypas (Borrow It)
The Red Scrolls of Magic – Cassandra Clare (Donate It)
A Wallflower Christmas – Lisa Kleypas (Borrow It)
A Court of Frost and Starlight – Sarah J. Maas (Borrow It)
The Breakout Novelist – Donald Maass (Borrow It)
Born to Be Wild – Christine Warren (Donate It)
Good Omens – Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman (Book Club It)
The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman (Borrow It)


Little Women – Louisa May Alcott (Own It)
The Modern Witchcraft Book of Tarot – Alexander Skye (Borrow It)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – J.K. Rowling (OWN IT)
The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires – Grady Hendrix (Donate It)


June was my ‘discover new hobbies so you don’t go crazy’ phase of the pandemic (hello tarot cards and astrology), so apparently I forgot to read actual books.


Captive Prince – C.S. Pacat (Forget It)
Half Spent Was the Night: A Witches’ Yuletide – Ami McKay (Borrow It)
The Two Lives of Lydia Bird – Josie Silver (Borrow It)
Beach Read – Emily Henry (Borrow It)
Five Dark Fates – Kendare Blake (Donate It)
Opium and Absinthe-Lydia Kang (Book Club It)


Read Samantha’s Wrap Up here.


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