Hiya bookish people!

I have returned with another addition to my Goodreads TBR. The rules for these are explained below, but basically each post is the remaining books after the latest post of this series. This means there may be some large rating jumps as I add books to my TBR.

All relevant to the date of Feb. 1, 2020, these ratings and averages are subject to change anytime.

The top most popular book on my TBR is After You by Jojo Moyes at 266,433 + ratings and a 3.72 rating average.

I have sorted these books by popularity according to how many ratings there are (relevant to the date I wrote the post, otherwise let’s be honest, it would be super hard to keep updated) as a book can be popular for being bad not just good.

To see the other posts in this series, see the first post* and the second post.

*hosted on my old site


spceBlue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Steifvater

spacingspacingspace101,184 + ratingsspacing⭐ 4.30 avg.

Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs.
The trick … MORE


spaceingNinth House by Leigh Bardugo

spacingspacingspace37,882 + ratingsspacing⭐ 4.14 avg.

Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and much, much worse. By age twenty, in fact… MORE


spceAmerican Royals by Katharine McGee

spacingspacingspace14,669 + ratingsspacing⭐ 3.85 avg.

What if America had a royal family?

When America won the Revolutionary War, its people offered General George Washington a crown. Two and a half centuries later, the House of Washington still sits on the throne.

As Princess Beatrice gets closer to becoming America’s first queen regnant, the duty she has embraced her entire life suddenly… MORE


Ghosts of the Shadow Market by Cassandra Clare*

spacingspacingspace10,469 + ratingsspacing⭐ 4.25 avg.

The Shadow Market is a meeting point for faeries, werewolves, warlocks and vampires. There the Downworlders buy and sell magical objects, make dark bargains, and whisper secrets they do not want the Nephilim to know. Through two centuries, however, there has been a frequent visitor to the Shadow Market from… MORE

(* and others)


spacingsStepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

spacingspacingspace8,086 + ratingsspacing⭐ 4.10 avg.

Isabelle should be blissfully happy – she’s about to win the handsome prince. Except Isabelle isn’t the beautiful girl who lost the glass slipper and captured the prince’s heart. She’s the ugly stepsister who’s cut off her toes to fit into Cinderella’s shoe … which is… MORE


spacingsThe Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh

spacingspacingspace7,739 + ratingsspacing⭐ 3.65 avg.

In 1872, New Orleans is a city ruled by the dead. But to seventeen-year-old Celine Rousseau, New Orleans provides her a refuge after she’s forced to flee her life as a dressmaker in Paris. Taken in by the sisters of the Ursuline convent along with six other… MORE


spacingspaDamsel by Elana K. Arnold

spacingspacingspace5,194 + ratingsspacing⭐ 3.44 avg.

The rite has existed for as long as anyone can remember: when the prince-who-will-be-king comes of age, he must venture out into the gray lands, slay a fierce dragon, and rescue a damsel to be his bride. This is the way things have always been.
When… MORE


spThese Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling

spacingspacingspace4,995 + ratingsspacing⭐ 3.81 avg.

Hannah’s a witch, but not the kind you’re thinking of. She’s the real deal, an Elemental with the power to control fire, earth, water, and air. But even though she lives in Salem, Massachusetts, her magic is a secret she has to keep to herself. If she… MORE


spacingsSummer of Salt by Katrina Lino

spacingspacingspace4,246 + ratingsspacing⭐ 4.01 avg.

A magic passed down through generations . . .

Georgina Fernweh waits with growing impatience for the tingle of magic in her fingers—magic that has been passed down through every woman in her family. Her twin sister, Mary, already shows an ability to defy gravity. But with their eighteenth birthday looming at… MORE


A Heart so Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer

spacingspacingspace3,599 + ratingsspacing⭐ 4.18 avg.

Find the heir, win the crown.

The curse is finally broken, but Prince Rhen of Emberfall faces darker troubles still. Rumors circulate that he is not the true heir and that forbidden magic has been unleashed in Emberfall. Although Rhen has Harper by his side, his guardsman Grey is missing… MORE


22 thoughts on “

    1. Ah, I’m sorry that you didn’t enjoy it, I just finished it and am waiting for a copy of the Raven King from the library.
      I hope you enjoy it, I really enjoyed a Curse so Dark and Lonely.

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  1. Out of all these, I’ve only read Blue Lily, Lily Blue – which I loved! I’ve also previously picked up Ninth House, but I ran out of time from the library and had to return it before I finished it 😅
    I really want to read both These Witches Don’t Burn and Summer of Salt, so I’m glad to see them here too!

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  2. Ooh yay I’ve read two of these!! And loved both of them. I can’t wait to finally read Ghosts Of The Shadow Market this year. I love these posts, it’s really interesting to see which books are the most popular 😊

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