Tag Tuesday: Top 5 Books I’m Most Anticipating in 2021!

Hi friends! I’m back with another Top 5 Tuesday post, hosted by Meeghan @ Meeghan Reads! I’m honestly not totally sure as to what books come out this year? So this list could definitely change as 2021 goes on!

Okay. I know several things about this book. It’s inspired by East Asian mythology, a peasant girl teams up with an exiled prince, a 100% POC cast of characters, and highkey Avatar: The Last Airbender vibes. Also, the author already has up trigger/content warnings on Goodreads. I AM SO EXCITED.

I still haven’t read a single book by this author and I am embarrassed. But this apparently has swords and assassinating and acting? I don’t know, the summary confused me a bit. But I want this anyways!

This is about twin British-Chinese acrobats sailing across the sea on the Titanic. But this story in particular was apparently loosely inspired by recently uncovered accounts of six Titanic survivors of Chinese descent. I am so hyped.

I liked The Silent Patient a lot, so I was already curious to see what the author did next. And then, the synopsis came out hinting at Greek mythology and dark academia and murder. I needed this yesterday.

I have a love-hate relationship with the Red Queen series. But I’ve been waiting so long to see what Victoria Aveyard writes next, and this series sounds so promising! I mean, mysterious immortals? Deadly assassins? PIRATE MOTHERS??? ASDFGHJKL.

So that’s it! I tried to pick some books I haven’t really mentioned much! Tell me your most anticipated books for 2021!

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33 thoughts on “Tag Tuesday: Top 5 Books I’m Most Anticipating in 2021!

      1. I’ve read the Lunar Chronicles, I loved it. Also, this probably sounds stupid, but I don’t really know what kind of books I like. Though, I think The kind of books I like lean towards dystopian books.

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      2. That’s not stupid at all! I’m still learning what kind of books I enjoy, to be perfectly honest. Um, if you don’t mind slower-paced, more reflective dystopian books I’d recommend the Scythe series. It’s about a world where death no longer exists, except by the hands of people called Scythes. It follows two apprentices who are trying to learn how to become Scythes!

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  1. Thank you! Also, I’ve already read Scythe, but I agree it’s a good book series. I’m in the middle of the whole mortal instruments series, but it’s reeeeaaaaalllyy long. So sometimes I take breaks, and read other books.

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  2. I hope you will love all of these books !! 💕 Jade Fire Gold and The Luck of The Titanic both sound amazing, I can’t wait *seriously need them now* !! I hadn’t heard of Play of Shadows but I like the way the author writes so now I’m excited !! Great post !!

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  3. Firstly hey!! How are you? I hope you’re well as it’s been ages. And secondly I hope that you end up enjoying all of these books ❤ I have all of them on my TBR but I can’t remember if it’s just Realm Breaker that’s in my top 30 or not 🙈 I wasn’t aware that the Titanic one was loosely inspired by recently discovered accounts, that’s amazing. And The Maidens sounds so intriguing too.

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      1. Glad to hear it (: I didn’t have the best start to the year (my dad somehow caught the virus and gave it to me and my mum) but I’m good now thanks.
        I actually read a Titanic book last year so I’d love to read another again (: yes I can’t wait to read it.

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