Top Ten Tuesday: 2014 released I meant to read…

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Welcome to another contribution to the wildly popular blog meme, Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and The Bookish.  This week they ask us to share lists on: January 13: Top Ten 2014 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To.  I’m proud to say most of the books I really wanted to read that were released in 2014, I read.  Yay!  There were some titles by new or new to me authors that are still sitting on my to-read list.  I have plans for some of them this year during the various book themes I’ve thought up for Read What I Like.  The last few titles might be filler books, meaning I added them to the list, they came out in 2014, but I’m not all that heart-broken that I didn’t get to them yet.

Ten 2014 releases I meant to read in 2014

  1. Blood Games (Chicagoland Vampires, #10)  Blood Games by Chloe Neill:  This one I needed to wait on until it became available through Inter-Library Loan at my library.  Probably could have requested it last month, but just never got around to it.  Maybe in March…
  2. Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3)  Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor:  This one came out back in April and I just never got around to it.  The thing is the more time that passes the less desire I have to pick it up.  Too many other series have come and gone and I forget what happen in this world.  Some month I may just have to have a forgotten series theme…
  3. The Infinite Sea (The Fifth Wave #2) The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey:  To be fair what held me back from reading this one was the fact that I have yet to read the first one…
  4. California California by Edan Lepucki: This one looked really interesting and not just cause I think the cover is cool.  I will get around to this one during my Library Read theme month.
  5. Vampires of Manhattan (The New Blue Bloods Coven, #1) Vampires of Manhattan by Melissa de la Cruz:  When I learned of this spin-off of the Blue Bloods series I promptly added it to my to-read list and forgot about it…
  6. Crouching Tiger, Forbidden Vampire (Love at Stake, #16) Crouching Tiger Forbidden Vampire by Kerrelyn Sparks:  To be fair on this book it was released on 12/30/14, not a lot of time to start it last year, yet I could have and often have read one of her titles in a day or two…  Next month for Romance February.
  7. Howling For You (Chicagoland Vampires, #8.5)  Howling For You by Chloe Neill:  This is one of the filler books for the list.  I wouldn’t mind reading this one, but I’m not going to go out of my way…
  8. After the End (After the End #1) After the End by Amy Plum:  This is a YA book that came into the library that looked interesting.  I’ve not checked out a book at work in a while and this one is included in the list of titles I want to read stacking up at work.  This one I might save until October when I have a YA reads theme.
  9. Beautiful Oblivion (The Maddox Brothers, #1) Beautiful Oblivion by Jamie McGuire: This one is another filler title. I’m not sure yet if I want to read the spin-off series by this author.  I like the original, but wasn’t overly excited about it.
  10. Unwrapping Tess: Christmas Encounters (Vegas Mates, #5) Christmas Encounters by Krystal Shannan:  This one came out, but wasn’t available on the Nook until this year.  So it kinda counts…

 

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13 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: 2014 released I meant to read…

  1. I really enjoyed Dreams of Gods and monsters. I thought the second book of the series was a little “meh” (clearly a middle book where things are just getting set up), but this one was very engaging.

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