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Taco Top Ten Tuesday! After last week’s topic revealed many many many unpopular opinions, we’re toning it down a bit with “Ten Books On My Spring TBR.” I think I’ve talked about it before, but I don’t have one long overflowing TBR list like many bookish peoples. Instead, I have a couple of different piles of books I need to read eventually. Considering the fact that I’ve already deviated tremendously from the TBR list we shared back in January, you really shouldn’t hold me to any of these.
Fair warning, I’m not going to list too many new releases because I’m not really waiting on anything other than Saga which comes out in July, thankyouverymuch. Now, on with the show!
Ten Random Books I Picked Out of My Closest TBR Pile
A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
I talk about the first book of the ASOIAF series all of the time. I’m also finally a little bit over what George did in A Game of Thrones, so I feel like I can press on. I recently picked audiobook up from my library (all 31 disks). Needless to say, it may be quite some time before I actually finish.
A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
I’m finally allowing the Schwab hype to wash over me, and I’m ready to jump into this series everyone keeps ranting about. You better not be letting me down, guys
More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera
I don’t recall how I stumbled across this author, but I’m so ready to read this book. (Or not… I heard it was a bit sad which is why I’m waiting. Gotta be in a mood.)
Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton
First things first, this author is an absolute sweetheart. Second, I’ve been seeing this book everywhere, and it’s finally out in the U.S.! I’m actually the first one to have checked it out from my library ;) However, this means I need to read it… like… right now before I have to give it back. I hear there’s a sharpshooter involved. So, my attention is already grabbed.
Passenger by Alexandra Bracken
I gave into the hype. I bought the book back in February. And… I have yet to do anything with it other than remove the pretty dust jacket. I also want to finish this before BookCon in May since the lovely Alexandra will be there.
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
See above, sans the removing of the dust jacket because I managed to snag the paperback of this. God bless.
Kindred by Octavia Butler
I’ve always wanted to read this book. As it so happens, this is one of the #ReadWomen Book Club books of the month that I committed to reading… that I still haven’t started yet. So much for finding a reason to kick my ass into gear, huh?
Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater
It almost pains me to have to add this one back to the list because I couldn’t continue moving through the it when I picked it up a couple of weeks ago. I guess, I have to be in a certain mood for these books or something. But The Raven King (the fourth and final installment of the series) comes out in April. I’ll finally get to witness Gansey’s death which means I just have to suck it up and keep on trucking to finish this one by the end of April.
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
It all started because I wanted to read Six of Crows. As you may or may not know, Bardugo’s Grisha Trilogy came out first. While the author has stated that you don’t need to have read the trilogy to read Six of Crows, she did admit that it would spoil some things from the trilogy. So, here I am. Reading the damn trilogy because I don’t want to be spoiled for anything at any time.
The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
Man. Laziness is the only reason I haven’t read this yet. I can’t even lie. Sorry, Papa Neil. >_<