This week’s The Artsy Reader’s Top Ten Tuesday is actually about “Books that Make Me Hungry (They could have food items on the cover, foods in the title, be about foodies or have food as a main plot point… they could be cookbooks or memoirs, etc.)”.
I checked my Goodreads account and figured that I would not be able to satisfy the prompt hence I took this turn. I will be featuring 10 of the best books I’ve read this year (so far!), instead. Please forgive me. 🙂
Just a quick story, back in January, I set my Goodreads Challenge 2020 to 24 books only. This is because in 2019 I was three books short of fulfilling my target reads for the year which is the same number. And then the pandemic happened which forced me to live alone as an expat in a foreign land for almost six months now.
I took refuge in reading so till date, 45 books have served as my company this year. And here are the most amazing so far:
Not a fan of classics but this one changed my mind. It is smooth and reflective and touching, all at the same time.
I love how Sue Monk Kidd was able to bring depth to each of the character in this book, and incorporate the lovely bees in it.
If you are looking for quality poems, this book has them.
Have learned a lot about heart diseases and the lives that have been affected by such in this book. It is interesting to know the story and what is going inside the surgeon’s mind as well.
I love how this provided me with the view of a life I was not aware of, the tea-pickers of ancient China. Tender and touching.
This is a book all women of color should read. It is heartrending and powerful
Suggested by my sister-in-law, this novel is a quick read because it will keep you on turning pages after pages because it is THAT intriguing.
Backman is my new favorite author. Britt Marie has his signature humor, sarcasm, and softness.
Maya is Maya and her words will always be aflame with passion and hope.
Leaving me in tears, as always, Mitch’s new non-fiction is a beautiful reminder of how parenthood can change one’s heart, and grief as well.
Have you read any of these books? What are your best reads of 2020 so far? Feel free to share in the comment box, with your TTT, too!