(This is part of a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish)
1. Secrets in Death by J.D. Robb. I am such trash for this series. I have read every single book that J.D. Robb has blessed this earth and will continue to read every new release until there is no more (which better not be any time soon). This installment will follow Lt. Eve Dallas as she attempts to separate rumors from reality when a woman who traffics in other people’s secrets is silenced.
2. La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman. There has been speculation surrouding this book for years and it is finally almost here. No one was sure whether there ever was going to be a book and my level of excitment to finally get my hands on a copy is ridiculous. The Book of Dust will work in three parts (very much like His Dark Materials did), following 11 year old Malcolm Polstead and his dæmon, Asta. Malcolm learns they have a guest with them; a baby by the name of Lyra Belacqua. . . Lyra, you guys. LYRA!
3. Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller. I have been meaning to read this book for what feels like forever. A tale of a badass lady pirate sent on a mission to retrieve an ancient hidden map, Captain Alosa deliberately allows herself to be captured by her enemies. All I ask is for there to be plenty of stabbing in this book, they are pirates after all.
4. Avenged by Amy Tintera. The second installment in the Ruined series by Amy Tintera, I was ridiculously in love with the first book and have been putting off reading this one for a while now. Mainly because I can’t remember a single thing that happened in the first book. These things really need to come with a refresher summary at the start. The books tagline is, ‘A war that will fuel her. A bond that will destroy her,’ ya right I’m gripped.
5. The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell. Did someone say magic in modern day New York? You did? Yas. The Mageus (magic wielders) live in the shadows, hiding who they are. It’s starting to sound a little like Harry Potter but I’m game. Any Mageus who enters Manhattan becomes trapped by the Brink, a dark energy barrier that confines them to the island. Crossing it means losing their power — and often their lives.
6. Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo. The daughter of immortals and the daughter of death. Two girls will face an army of enemies—mortal and divine—determined to either destroy or possess the Warbringer. I am super excited for this book (and this series overall), and I’ve heard lots of good things. I am 10000% here for all things Diana of Themyscira so please do not let me down Bardugo.
7. My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier. I have yet to read a Du Maurier book that I have loved as much as or more than Rebecca (which everyone needs to read if they’re a Jane Eyre fan). Revered as a a tightly plotted, sinuous and undeniably feral piece of work that puts power in the hands of women, I am 2761916% excited to finally find time to read this book.
8. Malachi and I by J.J. McAvoy. I’m at the stage in life where I will read anything J.J. McAvoy writes. I’m not all too clear on what the hell this book is actually about but quite frankly, I don’t care. It’s a romance which is 99% likely to be amazing and 99.9% likely to destroy my cold, dead heart. So I’ll read it.
9. Born, Darkly by Trisha Wolfe. A dark and twisted romantic suspense about a criminal psychologist who falls for a convicted serial killer. I’m sorry, I’m excited. It’s Trisha Wolfe. There is no doubt in my mind that this book will be seriously messed up but it’ll be excellent.
10. Without Merit by Colleen Hoover. Another author on my “would read whetever the hell she writes” list is Colleen Hoover. If you haven’t read any of her books yet then I highly recommend that you do, especially if you like feeling like you’ve just been punched in the heart with a train.
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and let me know what books are on your tbr piles, and your thoughts on any of the above.