Happy Monday!

Let’s play a game again today.

You are chosen to fight for your town in a death game. It’s a mix between the Hunger games and Koh Lanta!
Your battery percentage will tell you the fantasy world where you’ll have to compete!
And the main character of your current read will be your helper.
0-20% : The Kingdom of Norta (Red Queen);
21-40% : Velaris (ACOTAR);
41-60%: North of the Wall (A Game of Thrones);
61-80% : Ravka (Grishaverse);
81-100%: Lunation (Crescent City)
Today is the seventh day of our #BestReadsOf2020 challenge and we are talking about our favorite fantasy read this year.
I have read many amazing fantasy books that will come in other categories this month but my two winners are:

KING OF SCARS by Leigh Bardugo

And I want Nikolai to end up with Zoya..
“He’d come to recognize the bizarre phenomenon of Zoya’s beauty, the way men loved to create stories around it. They said she was cruel because she’d been harmed in the past. They claimed she was cold because she just hadn’t met the right fellow to warm her. Anything to soften the edges and sweeten her disposition–and what was the fun in that? Zoya’s company was like strong drink. Bracing–and best to abstain if you couldn’t handle the kick.”


The contrast between cars crowding the streets at rush hours while witches flew just above on their brooms and angels towered up, up everything was disconcerting in the beginning.

I don’t know why but I got a “Star Wars” cities vibe sans spaceships nor Dart Vader. 😊

But that world is amazingly built. And I did not expect anything else from Sarah J Maas! From the different supe species to the hierarchy going through political problems and the favorite clubs, everything was detailed to let you SEE that world.


What are your favorite fantasy reads this year?


Thanks for reading!



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  1. Oh my, it seems that I would be on Ravka fighting along side Sebastian Michaelis from Black Butler. We will win without any doubts!!
    I haven’t read the books you mentioned but I think that, sooner or later, I would read the one by Bardugo!

  2. I know many fantasy readers have a love for Maas’s work. I like that it has an almost Star Wars feel to it without the major sci fi elements. LOL

    Some of my favorites this year were Warcry by Elizabeth Vaughan, and Touch of Stone and Snow by Milla Vane

  3. I’ve yet to read Crescent City. I made the mistake of trying to read it when I was in a bit of a slump and got no further than the first few chapters… Need to try it again sometime soon!