Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week I will make a list of 10 books, authors or other bookish things surrounding a certain topic. Today, we’re talking about books we really wanted to read in 2017, but haven’t gotten around to. I could scream ‘I REALLY WANTED TO READ THIS’ at all of these books, to be honest. There are so many books I wanted to read in 2017. But I didn’t.
This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada // I’ve seen this on quite a few best-of lists, which is surprising because I had completely missed the hype on this one. I got an ARC of it at YALC in July, and somehow haven’t read it yet.
The City of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy #1) by S.A. Chakraborty // This is one I’m really kicking myself for. It sounds like the type of fantasy book I’d absolutely love with diverse aspects to it. I NEED TO READ THIS ASAP.
Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao // An East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl’s quest to become Empress… Why haven’t I read it?
The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck // Set at the end of WWII, in a Bavarian castle. It’s the story of three widows whose lives are intertwined. Sounds incredible!
Done Dirt Cheap by Sarah Nicole Lemon // This is a book about the friendship between two girls: one is the daughter of a biker club president, the other in the services of a lawyer who wants to dismantle them. This sounds amazing, and I always want to read more books about female friendship.
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas // I KNOW. I even own a copy of this book! I don’t know why I haven’t read it yet… Well, yes I do. I’ve been in a massive reading slump for 4 months now. Still, I want to read it.
Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) by Laini Taylor // I actually do have a reason for not reading this. The paperback copy hasn’t been released yet. I generally prefer reading paperbacks over hardcovers (and especially prefer the price of a paperback). So I haven’t bought it yet.
Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor #1) by Mark Lawrence // I just bought this which means I no longer have an excuse and have to read this soon.
I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo // This sounds like such an adorable read, and I know I’ll probably end up loving it. So I need to buy it.
Chemistry by Weike Wang // I haven’t seen this on my blogs, but it looks like an incredible read to me? It’s about a Chinese American female scientist, who really needs to answer the question: ‘What do I really want?’
There you go, 10 books I really should’ve read last year.
I could probably make a list of 30 books I should’ve read in 2017…
Have you read any of these? Which ones should I make a priority?