This is a transfer from Patreon, but hopefully y’all enjoy it!
Here’s the final part of my top reads of 2018! I’ve loved so many books this year. I can only hope that 2019 is full of even more wonderful books!
- Heaven or This by Topaz Winters – an indie sapphic poetry collection about fearlessly loving girls.
- Simon Vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli – a young adult novel about a closeted gay teenage boy who has to step outside his comfort zone or risk being outed by a class bully.
- salt. by Nayyirah Waheed – an indie poetry collection about feminism, self-love, and challenging the world’s bigotry.
- Wayward Daughters by Ashly Kim – an indie poetry collection about finding our way home to ourselves.
- No Matter The Wreckage by Sarah Kay – a debut performance poetry collection about life and all its strange moments.
- Song of Blood and Stone by L. Penelope – a new adult fantasy novel about a young woman who wields magic through song and a young man who questions his loyalties and prejudices.
- soft in the middle by Shelby Eileen – a debut indie poetry collection about loving yourself and loving girls.
- Loitering With Intent by Muriel Spark – a literary novel set in the late 1940s in London about a story that somehow comes to life from a young writer’s manuscript.
- Handmade Ghosts by Reyna N. A. – a short poetry collection about the things we make and the things that make us.
- Sunblind by Ramona Meisel – an indie semi-visual poetry collection that retells the Ancient Greek myth of Icarus and Apollo and how much they still burn.
- Sisters Entrance by Emtithal Mahmoud – a debut poetry collection about speaking your truth even if it hurts.
- Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi – a debut young adult fantasy about a young girl who has one chance to bring back magic and take revenge.
- When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon – a young adult contemporary about two people, who couldn’t be more different, that discover that the heart wants what it wants.
- sunfish by Shelby Eileen – an indie poetry collection about the grief that still lingers and how the poet copes with the loss of their grandparents years before.
- Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo – the sequel to Six of Crows; a group of outcasts who find themselves in the deep end after an impossible mission.
That’s all, folks! I hope you found something interesting to read in 2019!
Until next time, be brave & bookish!–