Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish
This is a list of the books I’m most excited to read next year. It also happens to be my first real post on my brand-new blog so it should also give you a better idea of what I like to read and what you’ll be seeing on here in the future. If you want to know more about any of these books, just click on the covers and it’ll bring you straight to the Goodreads page.
I Was Here by Gayle Forman
Gayle Forman is one of my absolute favourite authors and I’m just so grateful I only have to wait another two months for it to come out. This book just gets to me. We’ve all had people in our lives who’ve made choices we can’t understand. This book is going to make me cry. I can’t wait.
I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios
My friend Tiff basically forced Heather’s Something Real on me, not that I needed much convincing. I was already in as soon as I read the synopsis. What I love about the premise of this one is that it seems like we’re getting a fully realized male character with a complicated story of his own.
The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord
My friend Briana sent me Emery Lord’s debut Open Road Summer for my birthday back in May and it was seriously amazing. This new one sounds exactly like my kind of book, and with a nerdy love interest to boot. Don’t mind if I do.
All the Rage by Courtney Summers
I’ve been reading her books for years and I’ve yet to be disappointed. She likes to tackle difficult subjects and they’re always culturally relevant (yes, even the zombies) but none moreso than this book. This book is quintessential Courtney Summers. It’s the book I always wanted her to write and didn’t even realize until this very second. Basically I need it yesterday.
Things We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby
1. That cover needs to get on my shelves right now
2. A story of loss and healing and a guarantee that tears will be shed
3. This book now please
Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen
Even I will admit that her latest books have not been great for me, but I always hold out hope that her next book will give me the same feeling I had when I first read The Truth About Forever. I love the way she crafts second families for her characters and those people are always the standouts for me so this one looks promising!
The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler
2 cups Little Mermaid, 1 tablespoon of bad boy with a heart of gold and a pinch of Pirate Regatta (I don’t know what that is but I like it) and I am all in.
The Devil You Know by Trish Doller
Trish can do no wrong for me. It doesn’t sound like something I’d typically read, but neither did Something Like Normal, and that blew me away. Cannot wait.
Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway
Audrey, Wait! was a hilarious surprise for me when I read it last year. I can’t wait to see what Robin does with this one since it looks a bit more serious in tone. I love the idea of two people rediscovering each other after being apart for so long.
Tonight the Streets Are Ours by Leila Sales
If you haven’t already read This Song Will Save Your Life then all I can say is READ IT NOW because it was such a breath of fresh air. As good as I thought it would be, it was even better. I’m expecting big things from this one because I already love the title and the cover.
Now this is the part where I cheat and add two bonus books! The first is a novella sequel and the second is my most-anticipated 2015 fantasy since I went a little overboard with the contemporary on here.
Please Remain Calm by Courtney Summers
I could not leave this one off the list. This Is Not a Test is my favourite Courtney Summers novel. It’s a book about zombies and it’s also a book that has nothing to do with zombies. My only complaint is that this won’t be a full-length novel.
The Orphan Queen by Jodi Meadows
I know it’s not obvious from this list, but I LOVE fantasy. I’m a huge fan of Tamora Pierce, and I love me some Kristin Cashore and Leigh Bardugo. I haven’t read any Jodi Meadows yet (though I do own Incarnate!) but the premise of this one has struck me right in my Tortall-loving heart.
What are your most anticipated books of 2015? I’m sure I’ve missed 2 or 3 or 20 that I also can’t wait for so leave a comment and let me know what you can’t wait to read next year.