I'm horribly out of loup. I mostly read my country fiction (Croatian fantasy, small EU country), but I'm not impressed anymore... there's some good stuff there, but I think I need to shift focus on American fiction/EU/UK
Last English thing I read is Naomi Novik Uprooted and I found it very, very good. Other things I read in past years is Terry Pratchets older work, Bear and the Nightingale (Winter Night novel, liked that one) and The Witcher. I really like Elric of Melnibonea short works, Memory Sorrow Thorn, Song of Ice and Fire series
I wish to read:
fantasy, not urban fantasy one and not SF, not dystopian and not alternative
something tasteful, and not too cringy, something that's not pretentious, so, basically this mean is something between cringworthy and pretentious (based on my reading bookshelf, it's astonishing how EU can be so ridiculously pretentious and irrelevant, and go on two sides of this spectrum)
something that passed publishers quality selection (I know, I know...)
something I can easily find in printed form and find a way to ship it to EU, or digital, but digital is last resort option, I got non working kindle
not overly manly fiction (i.e. first pages of the book I deemed manly: man in his prime is fighting for its life, and it succeed to live to to sheer effort and skill, but not before readers are informed with every move he took, then author shifted focus to elderly rich and corrupted banker man)
not young adult, or not romance young adult at least
I'm open to new titles, but I'm open to reading old stuff only if you recommend new stuff also, by new slightly new can also pass
you're welcome to break any rule, but I'm horribly picky and hard to please
Some of my lifestyle in past years:
I read mostly my own country novels and try hard to like them, some of them are OK, good for reals, but some of them I try to forget I actually wish to read... In my spare time I only videogame, have no actual friends (I'm complicated, kind of ill in wrong way and live in small closed minded town). I was fan of Song of Ice and Fire before the series...
Currently reading Red Orm - historical fiction and I'm really digging it.