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All the Books I Read in 2020

So, this post is coming very late and well after the New Year, but better late then never! I made a list of the Best Books I Read in 2020 and My Most Disappointing Reads of 2020, but there are so many other good books I read which I didn’t get a chance to highlight in those posts. Overall, 2020 was not the best year for me when it came to reading (and pretty much everything else πŸ™ƒ). I managed to finish 41 books, which I’d say is pretty damn good considering I was in a reading slump for a solid few months.

Goodreads also does something called Year in Books, which is basically the reading version of the Spotify wrap-up. Anyways, according to that, I read a total of 18,883 pages last year and the average length of books I read was 410 pages. My average rating was 3.8/5 stars. I’m kind of a nerd for stats and data, so this was all very exciting for me. Anyways. Without anymore rambling, here’s a list of all the books I read!

books i did not finish and/or did not give a rating

2 Stars
i didn’t enjoy reading these but not the worst

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

3 Stars
good books but could have been better

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
The Last Wish by Andrej Sapkowski
The Grace Year by Kim Liggett
The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
Far From the Tree by Robin Benway
The Girl he Used to Know by Tracey Garvis Graves
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
Clap When you Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
Once and for All by Sarah Dessen
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Foxhole Court by Nora Sakavic
The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez
The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata

4 Stars
really good books! these were amazing

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Radio Silence by Alice Oseman
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
Save the Date by Morgan Matson
If I’m Being Honest by Emily Wibberly & Austin Siegemund-Broka
A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson
Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff
We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell
Vicious by V.E. Schwab
If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

5 Stars
drop everything and read these; i’m obsessed

Renegades by Marissa Meyer
Nevernight by Jay Kristoff
Arch-Enemies by Marissa Meyer
Supernova by Marissa Meyer
Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake
The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

So, there you have it! Have you read any of these books? What were some of your favorite reads from 2020? I would love to know in the comments πŸ’–


Author: Aarushi @ aarushireads

Hi friends! My name is Aarushi (she/her) and welcome to my blog πŸ’– I’m a 19 year old reader and decided to start this so I’d have a place where I could write down all my bookish rambles and thoughts! In addition to reading, I love to write in my free time and am currently working on my YA Fantasy WIP. Found family, rivals to lovers, and a historical backdrop are just a few tropes I've added in. I love interacting with other readers and writers so be sure to leave your comments so we can chat! Thanks for being here <33 All my socials are aarushireads :) *profile pic created by prequel

3 thoughts on “All the Books I Read in 2020”

  1. I actually really adored The Alice Network, my only qualm was how Charlie’s was such a dull character… I would really recommend Kate Quinn’s other book: The Huntress, I enjoyed that one significantly more! Vicious was incredible and ahhh RENEGADES! I’m so heartened to see that you had a lot of highly rated books, lovely wrap up Aarushi!

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    1. Yess, The Alice Network could’ve definitly been a 4 or 5 star book for me if the author focused more on Eve’s chapters! I just found her a lot more interesting than Charlie. Thanks for the rec, I’ll definitely check out The Huntress. The Renegades trilogy has my whole heart, and yesss Vicious was amazinggg πŸ₯Ί
      Thanks for the lovely comment, Cherelle ❀️

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