Ten Books I’d Love to Read with my Book Club (if I Had a Book Club)

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the awesome people at The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is: Ten Books I’d Love to Read with my Book Club (if I Had a Book Club)

I talked about hypothetical book club picks back in 2012 too, but I think I can always add to this topic.

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1. The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand

2. The Grisha Series by Leigh Bardugo

3. Delirium by Lauren Oliver

4. Anna, Lola & Isla by Stephenie Perkins

5. 11/22/63 by Stephen King

6. The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

7. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

8. The Diviners by Libba Bray

9. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

10. Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Top Ten 2014 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the awesome people at The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is: Top Ten 2014 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To

Glory O'Brien's History of the Future by A.S. KingWildlife by Fiona Wood#Scandal by Sarah Ockler100 Sideways Miles by Andrew SmithMortal Heart by Robin LaFevers

1. Glory O’ Brien and history of the Future by A.S. King
A.S. King is one of my favorite authors ever! I’m planning to read this one soon. I’m pretty ashamed of myself for being behind on her books. I also haven’t read Reality Boy yet. Eek!

2. Wildlife by Fiona Wood
I just love the sound of this one.

3. #Scandal by Sarah Ockler
Sarah Ockler is one of my favorite contemp authors so there’s no doubt I’ll be reading this at some point.

4. 100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith
I read Winger last year and that made me want to devour everything by Andrew Smith asap…it just didn’t happen.

5. Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers
I loooooved the first book so much but I only liked the second one. I think that’s made my desire to read this one a little less than it should be.

Half Bad by Sally GreenThe Truth About Alice by Jennifer MathieuCompulsion by Martina BooneEverything Leads to You by Nina LaCourDreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor

6. Half Bad by Sally Green
I heard so much buzz about this one and I love witch books. Hopefully I can get to it soon!

7. The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu
This was pitched with a comparison to FNL…so I must read it.

8. Compulsion by Martina Boone
Charleston, SC is one of my favorite places! I’ll definitely be reading this in 2015.

9. Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour
I love, love, love Nina LaCour!

10. Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor
Don’t stone me for not finishing this series yet!

Top Ten Most Anticipated Debut Novels For 2015

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the awesome people at The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is: Top Ten Most Anticipated Debut Novels For 2015

It was sooooo hard to pick just 10!!

More Happy Than Not by Adam SiveraThe Witch Hunter by Virginia BoeckerHello, I Love You by Katie M. StoutMosquitoland by David ArnoldThe Wrath and the Dawn Renee Ahdieh

1. More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera
I’ve been hearing so many amazing things about this debut. It’s on my Kindle just waiting for me to dive into it.

2. The Witch Hunter by Virginia Boecker
This sounds like such an awesome new fantasy!

3. Hello, I Love You by Katie M. Stout
Actually, I read a draft of this in 2012, I think. It was fabulous! I can’t wait to a finished copy in my hands.

4. Mosquitoland by David Arnold
This sounds like a unique new contemporary. The cover isn’t too shabby either.

5. The Wrath and the Dawn Renee Ahdieh
I looove the sound of this one!

Love Fortunes and Other Disasters by Kimberly KaraliusWe All Looked Up by Tommy WallachEverything, Everything by Nicola YoonThe Creeping by Alexandra Sirowy The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey

6. Love Fortunes and Other Disasters by Kimberly Karalius
This sounds so fun and THAT COVER!! OMG!

7. We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach
I’m very intrigued by this one.

8. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
A girl who is allergic to the world and a bad boy? Yes please!

9. The Creeping by Alexandra Sirowy
This sounds so creepy and mysterious!

10. The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey
This sounds a bit similar to the Grisha series and the Daughter of Smoke and Bones series, but it also sounds pretty interesting.

 

Debuts I’ve read so far:

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga – Review coming soon.

Top Ten Goals For 2015

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the awesome people at The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is: Top Ten Goals For 2015

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You know, actually write posts and stuff.

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I miss visiting all the blogs I love (and finding new ones) and leaving comments. I’ve been working on this though.

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I’ve discovered so many new things that I’m passionate about since becoming a mother, and I’d like to talk about them!

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Somewhere on this motherhood journey I stopped chatting with a lot of my bookish friends. I miss them/you. I really need to start tweeting and interacting more.

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I read a sad amount of books this year so I’m setting a goal for 2015. I think I can meet it.

Top Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Bringing This Year

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This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Bringing This Year

Harry Potter complete series box set

 Up From the Grave by Jeaniene FrostI'll Give You the Sun by Jandy NelsonRites of Passage by Joy N. Henlsey A Creature of Moonlight Rebecca Hahn

1. Harry Potter Box Set (new covers)
I have all the books, of course. I actually have several copies of a few of the books. But the new ones are so gorgeous. I need them in my life.

2. Up From the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
This is the first time I’ve ever been behind on this series!  I need to get caught up. I need some Cat and Bones!

3. I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
I just finished reading an egalley of this a few weeks ago, but I need the beautiful hardback on my bookshelf.

4. Rites of Passage by Joy N. Henlsey
I keep hearing such good things about this one.

5. A Creature of Moonlight Rebecca Hahn
I saw April at Good Books & Good Wine compare this to Chime by Franny Billingsley. That was all I had to read! I loooved Chime and Creature of Moonlight sounds amazing.

Just One Year by Gayle FormanLet's Get Lost by Adi AlsaidThe Distance Between Us by Kasie WestSomething Real by Heather Demetrios Breakfast Served Anytime by Sarah Combs

6. Just One Year by Gayle Forman
I feel so ashamed that I haven’t read this one yet.

7. Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid
I have this one on my audiobook wish list.

8. The Distance Between Us by Kasie West
Also on my audiobook wish list. Maybe I’ll use my next Audible credit on it. :)

9. Something Real by Heather Demetrios
I’ve heard such good things about this book. It sounds like a fun concept.

10. Breakfast Served Anytime by Sarah Combs
Love the sound of this one!

Top Ten Books I’m Looking Forward To In 2015

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the awesome people at The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books I’m Looking Forward To In 2015

Lair of Dreams by Libba BrayShadow Scale by Rachel HartmanThe Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma

I loved the first one sooooo much! It was one of my favorites of 2012. I can’t wait for this one!

 

Winger was completely amazing! So excited about the follow-up. (This has a January release date, but no cover yet…?)

 

Seraphina was such an incredible high fantasy. Also, this cover is gorgeous! *drools*

 

An Every Day companion, yes please!

 

I still haven’t read 17 and Gone but I really loved Imaginary Girls. This one sounds fabulous.
The Devil You Know by Trish DollerThe Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah OcklerBlack Dove, White Rain by Elizabeth WeinVanishing Girls by Lauren OliverThings We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby
 
I will read anything Trish Doller writes and I’m pretty confident I will love it, too.

 

Oh my goodness you guys! I am incredibly excited about this book!

 

Elizabeth Wein knocks my socks off every time.

 

It’s Lauren Oliver, of course I’m excited about it!

 

I love everything I’ve read by Jessi Kirby! Can’t wait for this one.

Top Ten Books On My Winter TBR

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the awesome people at The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books On My Winter TBR

Wildlife by Fiona WoodI'll Give You the Sun by Jandy NelsonGlory O'Brien's History of the Future by A.S. KingRuin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo I Was Here by Gayle Forman

1. Wildlife by Fiona Wood

This is one of those books that I’ve been super excited about ever since I first learned about it. I featured it back in 2013 before it was even announced that it would be published in the US. I hope it lives up to my excitement.

2. I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

I actually started this on audio but couldn’t get into it…(I think it was the narrator). It sounds like  book I’ll love so I’m going to give it another chance by reading it.

3. Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by A.S. King

I love everything that A.S. King does. I’m sure this will be no exception.

4. Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

I can’t believe I haven’t read it yet!

5. I Was Here by Gayle Forman

I’ve heard such amazing things about I Was Here.

The Last Time We Said Goodbye by Cynthia HandMy Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine WargaThe Distance Between Lost and Found by Kathryn HolmesThe Winner's Crime by Marie RutkoskiDreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor

6. The Last Time We Said Goodbye by Cynthia Hand

Love, love, love Cynthia Hand. I can’t wait to see how she follows up the Unearthly series.

7. My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

This sounds dark and oh so like a book I’ll love.

8. The Distance Between Lost and Found by Kathryn Holmes

This takes place in the Smokey Mountains a.k.a. one of my favorite places!

9. The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski

The first book was amazing!

10. Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor

Don’t hate me because I haven’t read it yet…please?