I may be the last person in the world to read the Mapp & Lucia books, but I am enjoying them! Although the small-mindedness of pretty much everyone concerned may be wearying after a while.
Last year I made a bit of an effort to read books by authors of colour, or featuring ethnically diverse characters. This year I intend to continue that.
Kate Elliott is an author who consistently writes interesting fantasy that is a long way from the Medieval-white-guys-in-Europe tropes - this is a great review of her Crown of Stars series. It is long, but worth the investment of time.