Five Incredible Books I Read in First Half of 2020

Six months of this crazy year, 2020, have passed. Our generation is sure to remember this year for the rest of our lives. In these tough times, books kept me company (what else can you expect from a book blogger).

Below are five of the books that I enjoyed reading the most.

Five Incredible books I read in first half of 2020 - Debjani's Thoughts Book Blog
Five Incredible books I read in first half of 2020

Bird Cottage by Eva Meijer

Meijer’s Bird Cottage is a unique novel  based on the life and research of Gwendolen Howard, a British naturalist and musician, that weaves biographical facts with fiction. This book with its pretty cover and gorgeous writing will surely touch your soul.

Read the full review here. | Buy on Amazon.

Bird Cottage by Eva Meijer Book cover
Bird Cottage by Eva Meijer

Reading the Knots by Susan Garzon

This is an an incredibly beautiful literary fiction-cum-historical novel set in 1950s Guatemala. Read it to know how three brave woman survive this tumultuous period in Guatemala.

Read the full review here. | Buy on Amazon.

Reading the Knots by Susan Garzon - Book cover
Reading the Knots by Susan Garzon

Black Volta by Pete KJ

Set in Ghana and USA, this is a gripping literary fiction-cum-mystery that alternates between the past and present. This book has exceptionally well-developed characters, a rich story, and good writing.

Read the full review here. | Buy on Amazon.

Black Volta by Pete KJ - book cover
Black Volta by Pete KJ

Playing Dead By by Monique Faison Ross

Playing Dead is an account of what victims of domestic violence go through, but above all, it’s a survivor’s story. It recounts how the author overcame these terrible situations to become a strong woman for the sake of her children whom she loves with all her heart. It’s a compelling memoir, and once you start reading, you won’t be able to put it down till you reach the last page.

Read the full review here. | Buy on Amazon.

Playing Dead By by Monique Faison Ross - book cover
Playing Dead By by Monique Faison Ross

Knightmare Arcanist by Shami Stovall

Pirates, magical creatures, ships, islands, and a great coming-of-age story. What more do you need from a YA fantasy?

The first book in the Frith ChroniclesKnightmare Arcanist, by Shami Stovall, engrossed me from the first page and kept me interested till the last.

Read this. You won’t be disappointed.

Full review here. | Buy on Amazon.

Knightmare Arcanist by Shami Stovall
Knightmare Arcanist by Shami Stovall

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