Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Top Ten Books on My Winter TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. There is a new subject each week and this week's topic is "Top Ten Books on My Winter TBR".

Here are some of the books I'm hoping to tackle this winter. The ones I am most excited about are Cress, The Lowland, City of Jasmine, and Attachments. My sister said The Lowland is amazing and it has received many positive reviews. I have also loved both books by Rainbow Rowell that I've read so I am eager to try Attachments, her novel for adults. I will definitely be reading Me Before You as it is a book group book for next year. 

I am less certain about Rebel Spring and A Clash of Kings. I liked Morgan Rhodes's debut, Falling Kingdoms but I'm not sure if I am invested enough to pick up the sequel yet. I also am a little intimidated by the next book in the A Song of Ice and Fire saga. I liked A Game of Thrones and I even watched the second season of the show which is based on A Clash of Kings but I have to be in the right mood for it.

Cress by Marissa Meyers

I read a sampler of the first few chapters and I was hooked right away. I can't wait to find out what happens to Cinder and Scarlet and to find out more about Cress.

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

I love her writing style and this book has received high praise. I have equally high expectations for it...

City of Jasmine by Deanna Raybourn

I am really intrigued by this one with its historical setting, adventure, and female pilot protagonist.

Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Another retelling of Beauty and the Beast but with a twist. I am looking forward to reading this soon.

Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen

I mostly love her books so I am pretty sure this will be an enjoyable read.

Me Before You by JoJo Moyes

Me Before You has such an interesting premise. Hopefully it will be a great book for discussion.

No One Else Can Have You by Kathleen Hale

Murder in 1980s Minnesota with a teenage sleuth. Sounds like fun plus I love the cover :)

Alienated by Melissa Landers

What made me want to pick this up is the addition of humor and the idea of an alien as a foreign exchange student.

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

This looks like such a cute story and given the way that I feel about Eleanor and Park and Fangirl I just know I will love Attachments. I may keep this for February as a good Valentine's Day read.

Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes

A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin


  1. I can't wait to hear your thoughts on Me Before You…I've heard good things and am definitely interested in that one. I also like Deanna Raybourn, so I will keep my eye out for your review of her book as well as Rowell's adult novel.

  2. Ooh, I am really excited for Cress and Cruel Beauty too! I love anything that's related to fairytales. :) Great list!
    If you have time to stop by my TTT, here's a link: http://dragongirl28.blogspot.com/2013/12/top-ten-tuesday-top-ten-books-on-my.html

  3. Omg I can't wait to read Lost Lake! I love Sarah Addison Allen! Lol.

    No One Else Can Have You sounds really good too. And that cover is totally adorable and wintery!

  4. I also want to read Me Before You!

  5. Attachments is SUCH a good book. I love it a lot. No One Else Can Have You sounds creepy and awesome. I love that cover. Hope you manage to read everything!

    Cait x

  6. Ohhh, great list! I have Alienated to read too, and I can't wait to start on it. I MUST read something by Rainbow Rowell SOON! Everyone loves her books. :)

  7. I hope you love Alienated, that was one of my top reads of 2013!! I really need to read Rainbow Rowell's books, have heard so many amazing things.

    Great list! I hope you get to read them all. My TTT.

  8. Hadn't heard of City of Jasmine but it looks really cool-I think that is one I really want to read.

  9. cress sounds awesome and city of jasmine has an awesome cover!!!


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