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December 26, 2017

Books I'm Looking Forward To Reading

Over at The Broke and the Bookish, this week's Top Ten Tuesday is 'Books I'm Looking Forward to In 2018'. I'm listing books I will/might be reading soon.

Books I might read

01/ The rules of magic by Alice Hoffman [link] – I've been a fan of Hoffman's books for a long while but I haven't read any new ones that I like lately but perhaps this new one will be something I would like. I don't like prequels or sequels especially when the original book (Practical Magic) is perfectly fine by itself but this one I don't mind.

02/ The disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy [link] – I read another book (Of things gone astray by Janina Matthewson) with a similar theme that I love and so I thought I might love this as well.

03/ The polar bear explorers' club by Alex Bell [link] – it's an adventure through frozen lands which I like the idea but I'll probably be disappointed but perhaps I'll read it anyway.

04/ My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows and Brodi Ashton [link] – it's a new take on Jane Eyre and I like Jane Eyre, plus humor, honestly, people should write more humor into their books.

05/ The forbidden library series by Django Wexler [link] – I really want to read an adventure set in a library or at least has something to do with books, I read a few and I didn't like them but perhaps I'll like this series.

Books I will read

06/ The beast's heart by Leife Shallcross [link] – it's a retelling of 'beauty & the beast' which you know is my favorite fairytale and so I'm always up for reading another retelling even if it will disappoint me again.

07/ Cress and Winter – the 3rd & 4th book of The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer [link] – I have read Cinder and love that. I read Scarlet and it was just okay but I like the series & so I'm going to finish it.

08/ Shadow weaver by MarcyKate Connolly [link] – I love Connolly's previous two books (Monstrous & Ravenous) & so I'm looking forward to this one even though I have no idea what's it really about except the part about a girl and her shadow.

09/ A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Edited by Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman [link] – fairytales, myths, folklores by 15 authors I've never read before, I want to read just to see how these authors will tell these tales.

10/ Shadows on the moon by ZoĆ« Marriott [link] – actually, I have started this book months ago but somehow never got to finishing it. I really like the setting of Japan, I like the idea of Cinderella having magic and the author did wrote one of my favorite Beauty & the Beast retelling (Barefoot on the wind), lots of winning combination so why haven't I finished reading this? I'm not really sure but I'll probably know when I get to the end.

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10 comments:

  1. This list is a great start to the New Year for you!

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    1. yes, it is a great list though I probably won't read all of these.

      thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day.

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  2. Shadows on the Moon sounds really good. I haven`t heard of it before, but now I`m intrigued by the idea.

    Carmen`s Reading Corner

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    1. 'shadows on the Moon' is actually quite good but I guess I'm just too slow a reader to finish.

      thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day.

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  3. I didn't love THE RULES OF MAGIC or PRACTICAL MAGIC when I re-read it. The movie is better, lighter. I do love The Lunar Chronicles, though. I hope you love it as well.

    Happy TTT (on a Wednesday)!

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    1. I read practical magic' a long time ago and although I do like the book, I didn't love it. and I agreed, the movie is better. I haven't decided if I'm going to read the rules of magic but it does sounds interesting to me as Hoffman doesn't write sequels or prequels at least to my knowledge.

      I do like the lunar chronicles and mostly simply because they are based on fairytales. I totally adore Cinder but Scarlet was just okay. I'm going to finish the series even if it takes all year.

      thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day.

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  4. 'Cress' is my favourite of The Lunar Chronicles series, I hope you love it too! Great list :)

    Here's my TTT :)

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    1. I'm sure I'll like Cress, at least, more than Scarlet. and Winter too.

      thanks for dropping by. have a lovely day.

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  5. These look good. Unfortunately the one I like the look of most, The Beast's Heart, isn't available at the library. Maybe I shall ask them to buy it in :-) Our library is pretty good like that.

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    1. I guess I should have mentioned some of these books have not been released yet. 'The Beast's Heart' will be released in may 2018, at least, that is the date on the amazon page. but it's definitely not out yet.

      thanks for stopping by, have a lovely day.

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