Roundup of my favorite ‘Best of 2018’ lists

Do you love lists? I love, love lists. And end of the year is perfect for us, list lovers because we are bombarded with posts listing all of the best and worst things of the year. Best of 2018 lists are especially great for me this time, because they help me to catch up with all of the books I missed on because of my absence in book community in last few months. I need to find out what I missed!

Here’s a list of my favorite Best of 2018 lists:

2018’S BEST BOOKS ABOUT BODIES by Bitch Media

The topic is close to my hear, so I love seeing a list of all the books that tackle body image topics.

On my TBR:

THE BEST FEMINIST BOOKS TO GIFT THIS CHRISTMAS by Elle.com + 11 FEMINIST BOOKS TO GIFT YOUR BESTIE WHO’S BUSY SMASHING THE PATRIARCHY by HelloGiggles

Combined those two list make a comprehensive list of great feminist books that 2018 brought us.

Highlights from Elle list:

Highlights from HelloGiggles list:

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The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

40382630Title: The Hating Game

Author: Sally Thorne

Pub Date: 2016

My Rating: ★★★★☆

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Synopsis from Goodreads:

Nemesis (n.)

1) An opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome;

2) A person’s undoing;

3) Joshua Templeman.

Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman hate each other. Not dislike. Not begrudgingly tolerate. Hate. And they have no problem displaying their feelings through a series of ritualistic passive aggressive maneuvers as they sit across from each other, executive assistants to co-CEOs of a publishing company. Lucy can’t understand Joshua’s joyless, uptight, meticulous approach to his job. Joshua is clearly baffled by Lucy’s overly bright clothes, quirkiness, and Pollyanna attitude.

Now up for the same promotion, their battle of wills has come to a head and Lucy refuses to back down when their latest game could cost her her dream job…But the tension between Lucy and Joshua has also reached its boiling point, and Lucy is discovering that maybe she doesn’t hate Joshua. And maybe, he doesn’t hate her either. Or maybe this is just another game.

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