19 Favourites of 2019

I love these posts. I love seeing people narrow down the best of the best and attempt to distil their favourite content from everything they’ve seen, read or played throughout the year. It’s fun to look back at, and it’s great if your looking for more recommended reads or games. It’s that sort of end-of-the-year staple content that I always look forward to. And I also enjoy taking the time to go through my own year of content consumption to see what I would consider a favourite.

But I’m also a lazy woman. I could have broken this up into a few posts – one focused on my favourite books, one about my favourite games, and another for any other random favourites I’d found throughout the year. But honestly, I didn’t consume as much as I have in previous years to make for very large lists, and I thought it sounded catchier if I wrapped up 2019 with 19 favourites. So I’ve lumped ’em all together.

Anyway, enough about my process. It’s been a weird and busy year, but there were still some gems that I want to talk about. Here are 19 of my favourites from 2019.

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Sword/Shield Hype: Top 5 Pokemon from Each Generation (aka Alyssa’s Galar Dex Wishlist)

You’re about to see just how big of a geek I really am.

I’ve been playing the Pokemon games since they came out in 1998. That’s over twenty years! As I wrap up Pokemon Y and Let’s Go Pikachu, I’ve played just about every core Pokemon game, as well as a few of the classics (Pokemon Snap, anyone?)

Now I know there have been about 2000 leaks for Sword/Shield and a ton of the Pokemon listed here might have been confirmed, but I’m trying to avoid too many spoilers, so please, keep this a spoiler-free zone.

But anyway, I’m getting really hyped about the new Pokemon game that comes out next week! Unfortunately, I’ve also fallen behind on my writing, so I really need to catch up if I want to justify all the time I hope to spend playing it next weekend!

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