Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly themed post hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. Each week features a different theme/prompt for which you come up with a list of 10 books. This week’s theme: 2016 releases I didn’t get to but totally plan to read.
Those of you who have been following me for awhile probably know how ridiculously long I could make this list. I buy books like they’re going out of print in 3 days and end up with massive book hauls and not enough time to read them all. And that doesn’t even include the books I want to read but haven’t bought. I’m going to be focusing this list on 2016 releases I bought (or won) that I haven’t gotten to yet, but that I’m hoping to get to at some point this year. As always, links will take you to Goodreads.
This book is about a boy who is orphaned and sent to live and work with his aunt who is a servant in Hitler’s house, set in the years leading up to WWII. I really enjoy WWII historical fiction and this sounds really unique. I remember reading The Boy in the Striped Pajamas when I was in middle school and absolutely loving it, so I’m excited to read another book by Boyne.
This is one of those books that I was SO EXCITED for and planned on reading as soon as I could and then just… didn’t. I won an ARC through a Goodreads giveaway (yes, people really do win those things) and was ecstatic. I’ve seen mixed reviews of this book, but since it’s both by a trans author and about a trans main character (and the cover model is trans, I think), I definitely still want to read it. I can’t remember ever having read a book about a trans main character and I’m kind of desperate to, haha.
This is the sequel to City Love, which I read and adored back in March. I won a copy of Lost in Love from the author and, again, was super excited and planned on reading it as soon as I could. I still haven’t gotten to it, but I really need to. I need to know what happens to these characters!
This was one of my most highly anticipated releases of 2016. I ended up getting it in an OwlCrate box and was extremely excited… and then I started seeing a lot of mixed reviews about it and got discouraged. I’m hoping now that the hype for the book has died down a bit, I’ll be able to go into the book with somewhat more neutral expectations and enjoy this more than if I had read it right when it released.
I have no idea why I haven’t read this yet. This is pretty high on my priority list, though as I definitely want to read it before the sequel comes out in June.
I’ve followed this author on Twitter for awhile and was pretty excited for this book, just because I like the author so much, haha. I didn’t buy this right away (I only just bought it a couple of weeks ago, actually) which is probably why I haven’t read it yet.
It’s pretty understandable why I didn’t get to this one in 2016 since it released at the end of November and I just got it last month. It’s definitely pretty high up on my priority list and may make it onto next month’s TBR. Princesses falling in love. Need I say more?
This is on this month’s TBR because I really want to read it. I was lucky enough to grab a copy through Blogging for Books which was really exciting. I’ve seen a lot of glowing reviews for this and I’m really excited to get into this one. Hopefully, the ending is better than Everything, Everything’s was. 😛
I’ve heard nothing but amazing things about this book and it’s a historical fiction novel which is one of my favorite genres. I finally bought this a couple of weeks ago and I can’t wait to read it.
This was put off for the same reason as Three Dark Crowns: I was really excited but then started seeing negative reviews and got nervous. I’m still planning on getting to this one, hopefully soon, since it does sound like something I’d enjoy. I’m hoping I’ll enjoy more than others have. I guess we’ll find out 😛