c December 2019 | Garden, Tea, Cakes and Me

Favourite Books of 2019

I’ve read 70 books this year, far more than the 45 I had targeted to read. I started the year with the first book of The Discovery of Witches trilogy, though I still have the final book to read. I will be finishing the year reading The Hunting Party, a thriller set in a remote castle in the Scottish Highlands during the New Year. A special mention to a few book series I have read during the year, Harry Potter, The Hunger Games and also The Queen of the Tearling.


Keep reading to find out my favourite ten books of the year

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I have read some outstanding books during the year, I’m going to list my top ten, in no particular order.  Are you ready...

Dracula by Bram Stoker
Tidelands by Philipa Gregory
The Corset by Laura Purcell
Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier
Blackberry & Wild Rose by Sonia Velton
The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow
Waykenhurst by Michelle Paver
Monsters by Emerald Fennell
Cold Granite by Stuart MacBride
The Familiars by Stacey Halls

Eight of my ten favourite books were historical fiction. This answers a question I am often asked as to what is my favourite genre. If you are looking to keep track of the books you read during the year I recommend Goodreads


The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow

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