It’s time! It is the end of 2018 and here comes my “best of the year” series!
For books to be considered in the “best of 2018” series, I had to have read them in 2018. So this discounts some of my favourite 2018 releases…
Today’s best of series takes on:
Just like yesterday, they aren’t in any real order. I’ll link to any reviews I’ve posted but I’ll give a short review!
Story telling at it’s absolute finest. Absolutely brilliant. I want to be a kid again to fall in love with this over and over.
Love Greek Gods? Love having your heart ripped out? Love laughing? You’ve got yourself a winner here!
I fell in love with this very quickly. I love the idea of the magic in this book. Just lush.
Rooftoppers: Katherine Rundell
I don’t know how I hadn’t read this book before this year, but my GOD it is exceptional. I just devoured it. With a romantic setting like Paris and characters like this, you can’t go wrong!
I LOVE Roz with all of my heart. This book is a WONDERFUL mix of Science, frienship, charm and wit.
Guys. This book though. It made me WEEP. It’s so incredibly important. PLEASE get this read if you can.
This is another one I’m not sure how I slept on it so long, but when I read it, it changed the game. I did a WHOLE 4 weeks of work on this book. The kids loved it just as much as me. I love this book.
Oh man. This book is like the perfect wintry book. This book is one of those brilliant ones that deals with kindness – to yourself, each other and to the world. I absolutely loved the world that this book was written in.
Royal Rabbits of London series: Simon Sebag Montefiore and Santa Montefiore
I ADORE this series. It’s so much fun. Rabbits are the ones who are secretly on the lookout for the queen? Secret service rabbits with rats as their enemies? This is one of the many brilliant series to come from 2018.
Brillaintly funny with exceptional illustrations from Nathan Reed! I adore these books in that laugh out loud way. Like Royal Rabbits, the Sam Wu series is another brilliant one to come from 2018.
THERE WERE SO SO SO MANY MORE that could have been on the list. I read SO many incredible MG books in 2018. I can’t wait to see what 2019 has in store, 2018 has set the bar PRETTY high.
A massive thank you to all of the brilliant publishers who have sent me books this year. You guys are amazing. I love reading your books and then passing them on to my kids!