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TBR Books to Tackle in 2022! -Part Two

A couple of days ago I shared a post all about some of the books on my TBR that I would like to tackle throughout 2022. Be sure to check out part one. In part two, I’m going to share more of the books I want to finally read in 2022. Here is part two of books on my TBR that I want to tackle in 2022!

I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver

When Ben De Backer comes out to their parents as nonbinary, they’re thrown out of their house and forced to move in with their estranged older sister, Hannah, and her husband, Thomas, whom Ben has never even met. Struggling with an anxiety disorder compounded by their parents’ rejection, they come out only to Hannah, Thomas, and their therapist and try to keep a low profile in a new school.

But Ben’s attempts to survive the last half of senior year unnoticed are thwarted when Nathan Allan, a funny and charismatic student, decides to take Ben under his wing. As Ben and Nathan’s friendship grows, their feelings for each other begin to change, and what started as a disastrous turn of events looks like it might just be a chance to start a happier new life.

I bought this what feels like forever ago and I’ve picked it up so many times. I have just never got round to reading it. This year I want to finally give this book my time and read it all. It has so many amazing reviews and I finally want to see what I think.

Clean by Juno Dawson

When socialite Lexi Volkov almost overdoses, she thinks she’s hit rock bottom.

She’s wrong. Rock bottom is when she’s forced into an exclusive rehab facility.

From there, the only way is up for Lexi and her fellow inmates, including the mysterious Brady.

As she faces her demons, Lexi realises love is the most powerful drug of all …

It’s a dirty business getting clean … 

I don’t know why I’ve never got round to reading this book. I absolutely adore Juno Dawson’s books and I’m almost positive that I will love this one as well. So, this year I finally want to read this one and see what I think but I’m sure it will be amazing!

Cemetery Boys by Aidan Thomas

Yadriel has summoned a ghost, and now he can’t get rid of him.

When his traditional Latinx family has problems accepting his gender, Yadriel becomes determined to prove himself a real brujo. With the help of his cousin and best friend Maritza, he performs the ritual himself, and then sets out to find the ghost of his murdered cousin and set it free.

However, the ghost he summons is actually Julian Diaz, the school’s resident bad boy, and Julian is not about to go quietly into death. He’s determined to find out what happened and tie up some loose ends before he leaves. Left with no choice, Yadriel agrees to help Julian, so that they can both get what they want. But the longer Yadriel spends with Julian, the less he wants to let him leave.

I picked this one up last year after seeing so many people talking about it online. I don’t normally pick up fantasy books but this one had me intrigued. It has sat on my shelves now for such a long time and I’d like to finally see what I think of it this year!

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Achilles, “best of all the Greeks,” is everything Patroclus is not—strong, beautiful, the child of a goddess—and by all rights their paths should never cross. Yet one day, Achilles takes the shamed prince under his wing and soon their tentative connection gives way to a steadfast friendship. As they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bond blossoms into something far deeper—despite the displeasure of Achilles’ mother Thetis, a cruel sea goddess with a hatred of mortals.

Fate is never far from the heels of Achilles. When word comes that Helen of Sparta has been kidnapped, the men of Greece are called upon to lay siege to Troy in her name. Seduced by the promise of a glorious destiny, Achilles joins their cause. Torn between love and fear for his friend, Patroclus follows Achilles into war, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they have learned, everything they hold dear. And that, before he is ready, he will be forced to surrender his friend to the hands of Fate.

This is one I picked up again because of the hype. It is something that I think is very much out of my comfort zone but sometimes that is where I find my favourite books. I want to read this one in 2022 even if it does take me some time to get through. I am determined to read it.

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who’s ever been chosen.

That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right.

Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he starts something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there’s a magic-eating monster running around, wearing Simon’s face. Baz would be having a field day with all this, if he were here — it’s their last year at the Watford School of Magicks, and Simon’s infuriating nemesis didn’t even bother to show up.

I want to read this one in 2022 because it has been on my TBR the longest time but also because I have a friend who adores this book and I want to finally be able to talk to her about it. I will be reading this one this year I am sure of it!

There you have it, 5 of the books I want to tackle on my TBR in 2022. Make sure you check out part one of this little series!. What books on your TBR do you want to tackle in 2022? Let me know in the comments below!

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