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Happy New Year! // 2020 Year in Review

Well. 2020 sure was a year to remember wasn’t it. Whether or not we’d want to remember it is a completely different story because it really was a dumpster fire of a year.

I’m not going to pretend like everything is going to magically be better in 2021. We’re still in the midst of a pandemic and we’re still fighting for change and in so many way but I do have hope that this new year will be moderately better.

Today I’m going to be taking a look back on my 2020 both in terms of reading and life in general!

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Not What I Expected … // 2020 Surprises & Disappointments

Hi, hey.

My dad is currently cooking us a very belated Christmas dinner. It smells so good and I’m so hungry but we’re a few hours out from eating yet so I need a distraction. Today’s distraction comes in the form of talking about the books that were most surprising and also most disappointing to me this year.


We’re starting off with the negatives first because why not? These books aren’t necessarily bad books but the sight of them definitely does still sting because I had expectations that were not met and sometimes that’s worse then a “bad” book.

The Secrete History by Donna Tart.

2020 was meant to be my year of reading and loving Dark Academia. That plan came to a screeching halt when I read and ended up low-key despising The Secrete History, one of the most popular of it’s genre.

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