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It's 2019 and the start of a new year means a new reading list! I don't know about you, but boy do I love the Fantasy YA genre. And it's just a huge bonus that so many books now-a-days are being made into hit movies and TV shows. But for most, reading is the purest and best way to go. There are a lot of perks to reading the book rather than waiting for the movie considering how much detail is on the page but ends up having to be forgotten for the sake of making the movie less than 3 hours long.
I for one am always reading something. Not having a book to turn to just makes life feel like it's missing something. The movie adaptations are fun to go to now and again, but it's just not the same as sitting in your best PJ's, coffee, tea, or hot cocoa by your side, candle lit, and a good book on your lap (don't forget the fuzzy blanket). If you are like me and thoroughly enjoy fantasy books, and/or self-help books, then I've got the perfect 2019 reading list for you! I figured since I usually keep my reading list to myself, it would be more fun to share it with all you lovely people. So without further ado, here are my reading lists (organized first by fantasy book list, and second by self-help books).
Fantasy YA Book List 2019
- The House of Night series by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast
- The Otherworld series by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast
- The Dark Artifices series by Cassandra Clare
- Six of Crows series by Leigh Bardugo
- The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
- Stalking Jack the Ripper, Hunting Prince Dracula & Escaping from Houdini, all by Kerri Maniscalco
- House of Furies series by Madeleine Roux
This list may not seem like much but when you consider that they are all series rather than me listing the individual books in each one, trust me they add up. Besides, I'm rather prone to adding more books to my lists throughout the year every time I step into a Barnes & Noble.
On to the self-help list. This list is more customized to me, but I recommend that everyone read more self-help books because let's face it, you can never learn too much about your mind or spirit. Reading more books like these just brings more wisdom and wonder into our lives, so we might as well have fun with it!
Self-Help Book List 2019
- Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
- You Are a Badass Every Day by Jen Sincero
- The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking
- The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale
- To Shake The Sleeping Self by Jedidiah Jenkins
- Jumpstart Your Metabolism by Pam Grout
- The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles
- The Law of Attraction by Esther & Jerry Hicks
- You2 by Price Pritchett
- The 5 Lessons a Millionaire Taught Me by Richard Paul Evans
- The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman
- Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
- The 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss
- Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
- The Pocket Guide to Action by Kyle Eschenroeder
- Screw Business as Usual by Richard Branson
Well, that's all I've got for now but I assure you, more will appear on my list and maybe I'll end up sharing a random must-read booklist with you all at some point. That's gonna take a lot of forethought, though, considering there are so many amazing books out there!
I wish you all luck and enjoyment with each and every one of these books, and I thank you for taking the time to explore my books lists!
Here's to 2019 and the beginning of a beautiful book year!