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Top 10 Exciting SFF of Nov & Dec 2020 - Reading List by Novels and Nebulas

Top 10 Exciting SFF Releases of Nov & Dec 2020

The end of the year has snuck up on us and I’m actually relieved to be bidding goodbye to 2020. My focus for the last two months will be to get caught up on all the books I pushed to the back burner this year. However, there are still a few books that I’m really looking forward to that I hope will end this year on a positive note for me. It’s an even split between young adult and adult titles this time and some popular ones are missing because I’m not personally excited for them. With that little tease, let’s get into my most anticipated SFF books coming out in Nov & Dec 2020!

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Top 10 Exciting SFF of September 2020 - Reading List by Novels and Nebulas

Top 10 Exciting SFF Releases of September 2020

I can’t believe how fast this year is zooming by because I think mentally I’m still in March. However, September 2020 has come knocking, bringing with it some of the most exciting titles! I always look forward to September because it has some of the biggest new releases of the year. My most anticipated sequel is on this month’s list and I have also sprinkled in a few adult titles. Let me reveal my top 10 new SFF releases of September 2020!

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Top 10 Exciting SFF of August 2020 - Reading List by Novels and Nebulas

Top 10 Exciting SFF Releases of August 2020

Who could’ve predicted that August would simultaneously arrive too soon and too late this year? If you’re also a bit shaken by this fact, fear not because new releases are here to save the day (month)! As we move towards fall, the volume of books is steadily increasing and many of my most anticipated releases are coming out during this time. This month’s list has a good mix of sci-fi and fantasy with a few adult titles in there as well. Without further ado, let me introduce all the exciting SFF releases of August 2020!

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Mini Book Reviews: Stars and Sorcery BOTM (Jan-Jun 2020) - Novels and Nebulas

Mini Book Reviews: Stars and Sorcery BOTM (Jan-Jun 2020)

This might be an unpopular opinion but I love reading and writing reviews quite a lot. Even though they don’t get as many views as other types of posts, I write them to share my thoughts and hopefully convince people to pick them up if I liked them. I run a monthly book club on Twitter called Stars and Sorcery, which focuses on reading sci-fi and fantasy books by authors of colour. Most of the books chosen as the Book of the Month (BOTM) for the club are backlist titles, so I don’t get to highlight them as much on my blog. Today, I decided to write mini reviews for each of the BOTMs of Stars and Sorcery between Jan-Jun 2020.

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Top 10 Exciting SFF of July 2020 - Reading List by Novels and Nebulas

Top 10 Exciting SFF Releases of July 2020

The publishing industry and book community in general is going through a much-needed process of change right now and I’m feeling hopeful about a more inclusive future. That said, I want to play my part by hyping up as many diverse releases as possible in my monthly posts. July 7th seems to be a huge release day for SFF, with as many as 8/10 books on my list coming out that day. Most of the titles are YA but I’ve thrown in a couple of adult SFF and one middle grade novel. Get ready to loosen your purse strings for these amazing July 2020 SFF releases!

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Top 10 Exciting YA SFF of June 2020 - Reading List by Novels and Nebulas

Top 10 Exciting YA SFF Releases of June 2020

June, I hope, will be a month of change, action and learning from what’s going on right now. There are some amazing books coming out this month that I want to highlight, including few by Black authors. There are lots of fantasy books and some interesting genre-bending stories on the list this time. Please add these YA SFF books of June 2020 to your TBRs and give them your support!

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Top 5 Asian SFF Authors Who Inspire Me - Reading List by Novels and Nebulas

Top 5 Asian SFF Authors Who Inspire Me

May is celebrated as Asian-American and Pacific Islander History Month in the United States and I decided to take this opportunity to talk about some of my favourite Asian authors. After joining social media, my reading habits changed for the better as I started picking up more books by Asian authors. As an Asian myself, I realised that I connect to these stories on a deeper level, which has truly changed my life. Today I wanted to shine the spotlight on some of the wonderful Asian SFF authors who I look up to. I have only included men and non-binary persons in this list as I already listed my 10 favourite Asian women authors for my International Women’s Day special blog post. With that preamble out of the way, let me introduce you to my favourites.

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Top 10 Exciting SFF of May 2020 - Reading List by Novels and Nebulas

Top 10 Exciting SFF Releases of May 2020

Despite everything that’s going on, I still find joy in discussing new releases and I’m really looking forward to the ones on my list. Many amazing books have had their release dates postponed because of the pandemic and I included middle grade, YA and adult books in this post. There’s a good mix of sci-fi, epic fantasy and contemporaries with a touch of magic, so you may perhaps find your next favourite book in here. Are you ready to check out these brand new May 2020 SFF releases?

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Top 7 Adult SFF Trilogies to Finish in 2020 - Reading List by Novels and Nebulas

Top 7 Adult SFF Trilogies to Finish in 2020

One of the sure signs of a bookworm is the unconquerable TBR and today I’m going to share some more books that are on mine. I recently talked about the middle grade books on my TBR and I had a lot of fun with it because sharing my TBR helps me stay accountable. So, I decided to extend that to others as well and in this post, I’ll be listing the adult SFF books on my TBR that I want to finish in 2020. I’ve divided the list into 3 parts – series that are concluding in 2020, series that I need to complete in 2020 and finished series that I haven’t started but want to read in 2020. If you want to get into this genre or you’re looking for more recommendations, I hope you will find this list helpful!

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