Books Left Unread #112

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Books Left Unread

Welcome to my blog post where I talk about the books I have been meaning to read, but just have not yet. You know what I am talking about – the books that have remained unread for various reasons yet when you see them you think, “You know, I really need to read that.” Instead you get distracted by another book, series, or something in your TBR pile. It happens to the best of us. I want to spotlight those books in the hope that I can persuade myself to move them up on my TBR list.

This week’s post is dedicated to:

Thicker Than Water by Kelly Fiore

Thicker Than Water

 

I love the concept for this story and the cover isn’t bad to look at either. However, I’m not sure why I haven’t picked it up yet. Have you read this? Let me know!

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Waiting on Wednesday: Children of Blood and Bone

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine in which we share a book that we are eagerly anticipating!

This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is:

 

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1)

 

 

From Goodreads:

Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.

But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope.

Now, Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good.

Danger lurks in Orïsha, where snow leoponaires prowl and vengeful spirits wait in the waters. Yet the greatest danger may be Zélie herself as she struggles to control her powers—and her growing feelings for the enemy.

 

GAH! Who isn’t excited for this story??

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite OTPs

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Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week they have a different theme for bloggers to post their top tens about, and this week I’m listing…

Favorite OTPs

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’m listing my favorite OTPs. ❤

 

Everyone in the Lunar Chronicles

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Kestrel & Arin

The Winner's Curse (The Winner's Trilogy, #1)

 

 

June & Day (queue the ugly crying)

Legend (Legend, #1)

 

 

Penryn & Raffe

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Tarver & Lilac

These Broken Stars (Starbound, #1)

 

 

Kady & Ezra

Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1)

 

 

Attia & Xanthus

Blood and Sand

 

 

Tris & Four (or maybe just Four… shirtless)

Divergent (Divergent, #1)

 

 

Elle & Darien

Geekerella

 

 

Jax & Robb

Heart of Iron

 

 

Naomi & Abel (does this OTP count?)

Defy the Stars (Constellation, #1)

 

 

Who is in YOUR favorite OTP? Are they on my list? Who would you add? Let me know!

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Books Left Unread #111

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Books Left Unread

Welcome to my blog post where I talk about the books I have been meaning to read, but just have not yet. You know what I am talking about – the books that have remained unread for various reasons yet when you see them you think, “You know, I really need to read that.” Instead you get distracted by another book, series, or something in your TBR pile. It happens to the best of us. I want to spotlight those books in the hope that I can persuade myself to move them up on my TBR list.

This week’s post is dedicated to:

Blood Red Road by Moira Young

Blood Red Road (Dust Lands, #1)

 

Since I am a sucker for a dystopian book/series, I had to have this in my collection. WELL, I have it but I haven’t read yet. 😦 Have you read this? If so, what did you think?

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Waiting on Wednesday: Obsidio

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine in which we share a book that we are eagerly anticipating!

This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is:

 

Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Obsidio (The Illuminae Files, #3)

 

 

From Goodreads:

Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources scarce, the only option is to return to Kerenza—but who knows what they’ll find seven months after the invasion?

Meanwhile, Kady’s cousin, Asha, survived the initial BeiTech assault and has joined Kerenza’s ragtag underground resistance. When Rhys—an old flame from Asha’s past—reappears on Kerenza, the two find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict.

With time running out, a final battle will be waged on land and in space, heros will fall, and hearts will be broken.

 

*I NEED THIS BOOK YESTERDAY!* I have to know how this story continues!!

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Have Been On My TBR The Longest

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Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week they have a different theme for bloggers to post their top tens about, and this week I’m listing…

Books That Have Been On My TBR The Longest

 

The Archived

The Archived (The Archived, #1)

 

 

Pivot Point

Pivot Point (Pivot Point, #1)

 

 

Sabriel

Sabriel (Abhorsen,  #1)

 

 

Scarlet

Scarlet (Scarlet, #1)

 

 

Second Chance Summer

Second Chance Summer

 

 

Written in the Stars

Written in the Stars

 

 

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

 

 

Made You Up

Made You Up

 

 

Something Strange and Deadly

Something Strange and Deadly (Something Strange and Deadly, #1)

 

 

Wither

Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)

 

It was not easy for me to narrow this down to just 10 books… I have a lot of books that have been on my shelves for years! Either I met the authors and got the books signed, they are just too pretty to get rid of, or I still have an interest in reading them… either way, I have to do something about my ever growing TBR! Maybe do better at reading what I have? Sure… when authors and publishers stop putting out amazing new books. 😉

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January Monthly Wrap Up

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Hello everyone! Welcome to my first 2018 Wrap Up! I set the bar rather high this month and I know I won’t be able to keep the pace going, but it did set me up for a good year.

Books I Read

I roughly finished 99 books in January. You read that right… NINETY-NINE. How? A lot of catching up on graphic novels and audio books. I am proud of myself for catching myself up and getting these books marked off of my TBR.

Total for the year: 99/250

22 – Audio

77 – Physical

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January Book Events 

There was supposed to be a Marie Lu signing in Houston but it was canceled due to weather. BOO.

February Book Events

I don’t have anything on my radar as of right now but that could always change. Until that does, I’m going to continue to plow through my TBR. 🙂

 

How about you? What did you read? What bookish events are on the calendar for you?

 

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