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Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Books To Read - Fall 2015 Edition

Today over at the Broke and the Bookish, we're posting our TBR list for the autumn. I've had trouble paring this down, though with school, work, and a practicum, I don't know how much time I'll realistically have to read so much. Here is what I have so far:

Forthcoming Books:
1. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell: I'm typically not one to pre-order books, but this one is coming my way as soon as it's published. It's Rowell meets Harry Potter, so what's not to like? Squeeeeee!

2. Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson: I've become slightly addicted to The Book Geek's reviews and vlogs, and this was recommended. I don't know that I've ever read a real Western, so I'm looking forward to the experience.

3. After You by Jojo Moyes: I feel like I'm likely to be disappointed by this book since I loved Me Before You so much... but I can't not read it.

4. Overwhelm by Layla Messner: Layla was my housemate in university, and I have pre-ordered her first novel (well, first to be published, anyway). Can't wait! I'm giving it as much book publicity as I possibly can.

5. Ms. Marvel: Last Days: I'm slightly obsessed with this series after reading Volume 1 for a graphic novels course this past summer. Cannot wait for the next one to come out on December 1! Although this one may not get read by the end of fall because I'll be getting it via the library.

6. The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood: I love her. End of story.

Classics:
I have a 50-book list courtesy of the Classics Club blog, although I'm not officially participating because I don't blog about my books. Nonetheless, I still am attempting to read those fifty books within five years (by June 2018), and I'm hoping to cover at least two before winter:
7. The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne: I'm supposed to finish this by October 23 as part of the Classics Club "spin". 

8. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser: This has been on my TBR (and my Kindle) for ages, so it's high time that I actually read it.

Other:
9. Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel: I absolutely loved Wolf Hall, so hopefully this one will be a winner for me too..

10. The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King: I heard him interviewed on CBC Radio and was fascinated by this book. Also, I am woefully uneducated about the issue facing Native Canadians, and am hoping to rectify that.

8 comments:

  1. Oh I totally forgot about After You...that is on my list (but not in my post!) I agree...nothing can quite live up to Me Before You :) great list!

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  2. Oh, Everybody wishes to read After You. I'm yet to read Me Before You :(
    Nice List!

    My TTT

    Happy Reading!

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    1. Me Before You actually surprised me. I didn't think I would like it, but I ended up not being able to put it down.

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  3. I loved Bring Up the Bodies, I hope you enjoy it! Cannot wait for the final Thomas Cromwell novel to be released. I still have yet to read Me Before You :3 Great list, happy reading!

    My TTT

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    1. I know! I'm so excited for the third book. Last week at the rare books library, I saw a sixteenth century English Bible with an engraving that included Henry VIII and Cromwell, and it made me more excited for Bring Up the Bodies.

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  4. I've been wanting to read House of the Seven Gables too! My TTT

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  5. Anything written by Margaret Atwood is almost always an auto buy for me!!

    Here's a link to my TTT post for this week:
    http://captivatedreader.blogspot.com/2015/09/top-ten-tuesday-top-ten-books-on-my.html

    Happy reading to you!!

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  6. Thanks to your recommendation I just bought Overwhelm :) I love a good Atlantian story! And as luck would have it, it is being released today! So that's cool! Thanks for the recommendation :)

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