September 27, 2016

Ambitions for Autumn

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. Every week they post a new topic and invite everyone to share their answers. I'm so obsessed with lists - so I obviously love this feature!

Top Ten Books on My Fall TBR


My TBR is ambitious, but I'm going to do my best to make a dent in it this fall! This season calls for fantasy, science fiction, and historical fiction, so I grabbed ten off my shelves that I'm most looking forward to reading:

1. Secrets of Nanreath Hall by Alix Rickloff - I received an unsolicited copy of this book from a publicist, but I'm actually intrigued by this dual timeline historical fiction debut about a mother and daughter.

2. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah - I've been meaning to read this ever since it came out, but I just keep putting it off. I think it's finally time to dive into this story of sisters - and I love that it's set during WWII.

3. Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave - When Modern Mrs. Darcy recommended this title, it immediately piqued my interest. Yes, it's another WWII story. What can I say? The time period fascinates me.

4. The Secret Life of Violet Grant by Beatriz Williams - I read my first book by Beatriz Williams earlier this year, and I can't wait to finally read more from her! I'm glad she's got an extensive backlist to keep my occupied.

5. Dreamer's Pool by Juliet Marillier - I adore Marillier's Sevenwaters series and Shadowfell series, so I have high hopes for this book. And it's perfect timing, too, since a new book in this series comes out in November.

6. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo - I waited to read the Smoke & Bone series until the last book was coming out so I could binge them all. That was my plan with this series, too! So, it's finally time to return to the Grishaverse.

7. The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry - Berry wrote one of my all-time favorite books, so I pre-ordered this as soon as I heard about it. I wasn't in the mood for it this spring and decided to save it for the fall. YAY!

8. Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner - Although I wasn't crazy about the second book in this series, I'm hoping I'll be a fan of the ending! But I've just got to refresh my memory first...

9. The Rose and the Dagger by Renée Ahdieh - The first book left me anxious to get my hands on this sequel, so I don't know why I haven't actually read it yet! I need to get motivated and see how this love story ends.

10. Winter by Marissa Meyer - My plan was to re-read the series before this book came out, but I only made it through Cinder and Scarlet before getting sidetracked. But I finally finished Cress, so this is my current read!

What's on your TBR?
And what should I read first?

7 comments:

  1. Six of Crows is one of the tops books that I've read this year, and I already have such high hopes for Crooked Kingdom! I'm hoping to find the time to pick up The Nightingale this year too. I read All the Light We Cannot See over the summer and absolutely loved it. I've been yearning for another WWII book to captivate my attention, and I have a feeling this is the one. One of my favourite bloggers (Brie @ A Slice of Brie) read it a few months ago, and posted about what a beautiful book it is, so I can't wait to experience the magic! Also, WINTER!!!! I hope you love it!!!!

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  2. I'm planning to read Six of Crows very soon too, can't wait for it! Hope you enjoy!

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  3. THE PASSION OF DOLSSA is masterful. I was disappointed it wasn't on a National Book Award nominee this year.

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  4. I've had Their Fractured Light, but just haven't gotten to it yet and it's already been a year. And I've been wanting to read The Nightingale since forever because I love WWII. But I just don't know when I'll ever get to it!

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  5. I'm so excited for you to read Six of Crows (which is still my favorite read of 2015) and Crooked Kingdom (which I am currently reading and loving)! I hope you love them as much as I do. Also, I can't wait to hear what you think of Their Fractured Light and of Winter - I enjoyed both a whole lot!

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  6. I hope you get to Winter ASAP :-) And I'm probably the only person on the planet who hasn't gotten to Bardugo's books yet.

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  7. Pretty sure the Starbound Trilogy has been on my TBR since book 1 came out.... I still need to read them! Every year I make it a priority and every year I fail haha. I also want to read Six of Crows. I really enjoyed Winter even though it was long- loved seeing the characters interact, and I loved Jace and Winter! Can't wait to hear your thoughts.

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