These are mostly books that weren’t necessarily on my radar and I ended up loving – thank goodness because I own three copies of some of these. Haha. Or they were recommended reads from friends that I ended up really enjoying.
I think that I’m tackling this theme differently than some other people might, so be sure to let me know how you tackled this theme (I have a recommendation at the end of this post if you need ideas).
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Books That Weren’t What I Expected:
Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart
I had zero expectations for this book and fell in love with the sisterhood and girl-power!
Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson
Who knew that this would be one of my favourite books of the year? Not me, but it was.
Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim
I’m not a Project Runway fan, so I wasn’t sure – but I really enjoyed this.
Strange Planet by Nathan Pyle
This was cute and I even got Alex to read it (he loved it).
Sarah’s Scribbles by Sarah Anderson
This was so funny and relatable, by far my favourite of the (many) similar graphic novels I’ve read.
What books subverted your expectations? You can also take the theme in a different direction than me and use books that surprised you with their plot… character development… etc. Let me know your list in the comments!