Top Ten Tuesday: 2017 Favorites

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 December 12: Top Ten Favorite Books of 2017

I’m not feeling well today so I’m hoping to churn out quite a few of these TTT posts and schedule them.  This week’s list is the ten books I enjoyed most in 2017.  I’m going to pick from my five-star reviews and link the picture to their reviews instead of their Goodreads page.  The books are listed in countdown order with book ten being my favorite of the year.

The Ten Books I Enjoyed Most in 2017.

  1. Immortal Unchained (Argeneau, #25) This long-established series is still one of my favorites.  I enjoyed the last edition immensely and have my fingers crossed that I’m approved for an e-arc of the upcoming release.
  2. Blood Vow (Black Dagger Legacy, #2) The third book in this spin-off Black Dagger Brotherhood series is going to release soon.  This is book two and I enjoyed it quite a bit but more for the glimpses of the Brothers than the main couple.
  3. Artemis The second book by Mr. Weir was not quite as good as The Martian but still highly enjoyable!
  4. Eleventh Grave in Moonlight (Charley Davidson, #11) Hard to believe this series only has one more book… Love this series and I’ll miss it.
  5. The Space Between the Stars This book was a surprise in that I requested it on a whim while looking for science fiction titles up for review.  It was so good I suggested it to the library I work for so our patrons could enjoy it too.
  6. Ready Player One This book was a total surprise as well.  I tried to read the next book by this author not once but twice then I decided to listen to the first book and absolutely loved it!  Was delighted to learn online today that there will be a second book.
  7. Silence Fallen (Mercy Thompson, #10) After a disappointing book or two in this series, I was delighted to thoroughly enjoy this book.
  8. Reincarnation Blues Another whim of a request at Net Galley that ended up being a delight to read.
  9. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers, #1) This was I recommended for purchase back in 2015 for my library when I was looking to bolster our science fiction collection.
  10. Blade Bound (Chicagoland Vampires, #13) This was my favorite read from 2017, hands down no question.  This was also the last book in the Chicagoland Vampires series and perhaps the most perfect series finally that I have ever read.

Well, there you have my list for this week.  What was your favorite read of 2017?  Leave it in the comments or share your Top Ten Tuesday list!

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Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Locals.

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 December 5: Ten Bookish Settings I’d Love to Visit

I’m pretty sure we’ve done this topic before or at least one similar.  So this week’s list is simply going to be me scouring my Goodread’s read list looking for books set in locations I’d like to visit not necessarily books I loved the most.

Ten book location I’d like to visit.

  1. Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) Chicago: I’ve been to this city many times but I still haven’t done a Chicagoland Vampires tour of the city which is something I truly want to do.  Hmm.. Maybe during our December 2017 trip.
  2. Twilight (Twilight, #1) Washington State: This book and the next kind of go hand in hand as I would love to visit the Pacific NorthWest.
  3. Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1) Oregon State: See all the trees….  I love forests and the Pacific NW just sounds like a heavenly place to visit.
  4. Night Play (Dark-Hunter #5, Were-Hunter #1) New Orleans: So many vampire books are set here but the main reason I still want to visit this city is that my favorite series is set there.
  5. Bared to You (Crossfire, #1) New York:  I would love to visit this city but it intimidates me quite a bit.  I love how Chicago is set up like spokes on a wheel, it is easy for me to navigate.  New York and all its burrows just seem so confusing.
  6. Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4) Italy:  I almost had the opportunity to visit this country when I was in college but couldn’t find a way to afford it.  I would still like to visit someday and the husband and I are considering either a cruise or guided tour.
  7. The Rosie Project (Don Tillman, #1)  Australia:  I would also love to see Australia someday not necessarily because of this book, though.  This was definitely a case of hey I want to go here what books have I read that were set there.
  8. First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1) New Mexico:  Arizona is out of the question in terms of visiting for our family as I don’t agree with some of the choices the state has made politically but New Mexico might be a good choice for a state to visit in the South West.  Kind of just grasping at straws here for the remaining of the list…
  9. Shadow of Night (All Souls Trilogy, #2) England, France, & Prague:  Not necessarily during the 1500’s like the book was set in but it would be fun to visit all these locations.
  10. Time for Yesterday (Star Trek: The Yesterday Saga, #2) USS Enterprise:  This is the fun or silly pick for this week’s list.  I’m such a huge Trekkie that of course, I would love to visit the Star Ship Enterprise.  Not sure which one, and I’d even be up for a visit on Voyager, but I would love it if it were possible to visit one of these ships and their crews.

Well, there you go, folks, my list for this week.  What bookish locations would you like to visit?  Leave a comment with either the local or a link to your own TTT list.

Top Ten Tuesday: Winter TBR 2018

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November 28: Top Ten Books On My Winter TBR

The current reading phase I continue to be in does not gel well with planning long-term.  I continue to be a mood reader and have no idea what I might read over the winter.  I’m actually listening to more books than reading lately and the book I have access to is dependent upon what is available at my library.  Going through my Goodreads list not much caught my eye for titles I have to read right away.  So I’m going to select some titles in series I need to catch up on and a few new releases I have my eye on.  To be honest, though I have no idea what books I might or might not pick up this winter.

Ten books that I might read this winter.

  1. Baby, I'm Howling for You  I have an ARC of this book and hope to start it after I finish my current NF read.
  2. Blood Fury (Black Dagger Legacy, #3) I almost enjoy this Black Dagger Brotherhood spin-off series more than the main BDB series itself.  Looking forward to the third book in the Black Dagger Legacy series.
  3. The Invasion of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, #2) This is perhaps the book I am most excited to read currently.  I was surprised at how much I enjoyed the first book, The Queen of the Tearling.
  4. Blade of Darkness (Immortal Guardians, #7) This book came out in September and I hope to get to this one after I review the title in spot #1.
  5. Resilient: 12 Tools for Transforming Everyday Experiences Into Lasting Happiness Almost forgot about this NF title that I requested through Net Galley.  I thought this might be a great book to read when taking into consideration the current state of my mental health.
  6. Six Wakes I needed to add a book to an Amazon order recently to get free shipping.  Don’t know much about this one beyond it was the right price and a science fiction title that looked interesting.
  7. Envy of Angels (Sin du Jour, #1)  This title was a free download in one of the newsletters that I subscribe to and has been sitting in my reading app looking interesting for a couple of months.
  8. Dragonsworn (Dark-Hunter, #28) This is from series that I need to catch up on.  This one gives me pause because I am afraid it will have similar problems as her last book and be mainly old plotlines.
  9. Insurrection (Nevermore, #1) This title caught my attention as it is a new series by my favorite author.  Unsure if it is a completely new idea or a spin-off from one of her other series.  Going to have to buy it to find out.
  10. The Chosen (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #15) Another book from a series I need to catch up on.  Most likely what will happen is the next book will release, I’ll buy it, and then I will read this one.

 

Well, there is my list for the week.  What titles are you looking forward to this winter?

Top Ten Tuesday: Thankful for…

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 November 21: Top Ten Books I’m Thankful For

 

First off, Happy Thanksgiving to all of my followers in the United States.  I hope you have a good holiday.  This week I’m going to pick books that have had a profound influence on either my personal life or reading taste over my life.  So I’m not going to limit myself to reads from just this year.  Many of these titles you will have seen before on my TTT lists.

Ten books that I’m thankful for.

  1. Twilight (Twilight, #1)  Going to start off with this title and while I know it isn’t a masterpiece of literary fiction I was a huge fan of the Twilight series.  While I have moved on from this author I am grateful for its opening me up to the world of genre fiction and vampires especially.  I might never read it again but it shall forever hold a special place in my heart.
  2. A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)  This is the book I credit with helping me move on from the world of Twilight.  After falling for this series I have never picked up the Twilight series again, I’ve read it three times.  This series taught me that paranormal books can be so much more.
  3. The Shining I have long since broken up with this author but I’m grateful for The Shining because it was a way for a 13-year-old to connect with a mother she had just lost.  I read this book because it was one of her books and it was a way to keep a piece of her in my life.  It no longer has its cover but it will always have a place on my shelves.
  4.   A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1) This book I credit for showing me that high fantasy doesn’t have to be as awful as The Lord of The Rings… That was just painful to read.
  5. The Martian This is one of my all-time favorite books and I am so thankful for the Blogging for Books program that introduced me to Andy Weir.
  6. Journey of Souls: Case Studies of Life Between Lives I’m sure this isn’t the first book on reincarnation that I read as a teen but I’m going to use it as an example.  I’m eternally grateful for the books I’ve read over the years on this subject.  They have helped me to form a personal ideology that feels true to my soul and cope with the passing of loved ones in my life.  These books have brought me much comfort and enlightenment over the years.
  7.   Fantasy Lover (Dark-Hunterverse #1) Can’t have a list of books I’m thankful for without the first book I read by my favorite author.  This is the one that started it all for me.
  8. First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1) I’m grateful for this series!  It has brought me so much delight since I found it.  I also credit it with helping me move into other areas of paranormal fiction beyond just vampires.
  9. Redshirts This was the first book I read by Mr. Scalzi and what inspired me to take an evening out of my Chicago trip and go meet him in person.  Unfortunately, I didn’t have a copy of Redshirts for him to sign but it was so cool to meet him even if it wasn’t until I read two or three more books for me to realize how cool it was.  I now have my own copy of Redshirts and a first edition of Old Man’s War that I hope to have him sign someday in the future.
  10. The Diary of Adam and Eve  This was the first book by Twain that I ever read and I credit it with showing me that not all classics are going to suck.  I’ve not read anything else by him but I hope to someday.

 

There is my list for the week and once again I hope you have a great Thanksgiving!

Top Ten Tuesday: Recommendations for young people.

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 November 14: Top Ten Books I Want My Future Children to Read (Or nieces and nephews, Godchildren, etc.)

 

Wasn’t sure I wanted to do this week’s list but I skipped last week and thought I should at least try.  I don’t have kids.  I don’t have young nieces or nephews, which I think was the intention of this list idea.  I simply don’t have kids in my life and that is by design.  I do have opinions however and decided to look for books that I’ve read that I think young people should read.  I know that I’m a librarian and helping people select reading material is part of my job.  But there is a big difference between helping someone find something they want to read and selecting something that people should read.  One takes into account what the reader’s interests are and the other the recommenders’ personal moral code.  Note: I’m recommending books for readers age 16 and up.  

Ten books that young people should read.

  1. The Handmaid's Tale There is going to be several dystopian novels on the list because I truly believe it is one of the best ways to get people questioning government control.  This one also makes the reader think about the role of women in society.
  2. Impossible (Impossible, #1) This book I would recommend because it deals with the topic of mental health and rape.
  3. A Thousand Splendid Suns This is not an easy book to read and does not have a pleasant ending for one of the main characters but I feel that we tend to live in such an isolated privileged society that we forget that many people in the world have much harder lives.  This is a great book to remind young people how good they have it in life.
  4. Matched (Matched, #1) Another great book to get teens questioning the big brother also known as big government.
  5. Mr G: A Novel About The Creation Despite the fact that we are not a Christian nation but instead a secular one I feel more people need to read something that challenges the traditional ideas of who or what God is.  This is a fun book that makes people think in a pretty non-threatening fun way.
  6. Strength in What Remains: A Journey of Remembrance and Forgiveness The civil war was the last time we had an armed conflict on American soil and I feel like everyone should read what it is like to live in a country at war.  To not feel safe in your own home.  Too often America is the aggressor in the world maybe if more people knew what it was like to live with war around you then we would be less likely to inflict war upon other countries.  Also, we need a healthy reminder of why people flee their homelands.  It isn’t to take our jobs it is to save their lives.
  7. Two Is Enough: A Couple's Guide to Living Childless by Choice  Too often young people are taught that they need to grow up, get married, and start a family of their own.  Meaning they need to have kids.  Not everyone is fit to or wants to have children and that’s okay.  This book would help show them that they have options.
  8. Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) This book has a strong female lead and questions authority.
  9. Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1) Another book to get teens questioning society and topics of control and do the ends justify the means.
  10. Infinity (Chronicles of Nick, #1) Ms. Kenyon does epic good vs evil and takes characters that have had everything thrown at them and raises them up to be heroes despite the adversity they have faced in life.  Sometimes we just need to be reminded that yeah life can suck but that doesn’t mean you can’t overcome it.

Top Ten Tuesday: Frighteningly Awful

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 October 31: Halloween Freebie! 

 

Hmm… I can do whatever I want for Halloween…  I’m not into thrillers.  I don’t do scary.  I’m not a big fan of the holiday (sorry).  So I think I will simply pick 10 books that were either painful to read, I dnf, or simply didn’t like for this week’s list.  I will try to be nice but might get snarky.  No book is going to work for every single person that reads it so keep that in mind (looking at you authors) so if one of these titles looks interesting by all means give it a try,  maybe you will love it!

Ten books that were just awful to read…

  1. The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)  Don’t hate me but I loath Tolkien.  This was the most boring male-centric tale I have ever read.  I tried though but by the end, I didn’t give a damn if they ever destroyed the ring or not.
  2. The Mime Order (The Bone Season, #2)  I liked the first book but gave up this one near the end.  Unlikable characters and way too slow.
  3. Dark Eden (Dark Eden, #1)   DNF this one pretty quick.  Too dark and when you start diving into child molestation I’m out.
  4. Dune (Dune Chronicles #1)   Not really a science fiction more of a religious dogma piece.  No thanks.
  5. The Library at Mount Char   This was just too dark, too creepy, too not for me.  DNF.
  6. Armada   I tried with this one twice.  Once in print and once in audio and just couldn’t get into it.  Which is a shame since I enjoyed Ready Player One.
  7. Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2)   Another don’t hate me but I can’t stand this series.  I suffered through three books before deciding I really don’t care to know what it is like to be in a 12-year-old boy’s mind.
  8. The Glass Castle   I’m not a fan of gawking at train wrecks… Also, drowning kittens.  I’m out.
  9. The Rook (The Checquy Files, #1)   This one I wanted to enjoy but the insufferably difficult name of the lead character and not finding any character I actually liked made me put this one down.
  10. The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World This book is not what it was billed as. I thought I was getting a charming NF read about the history of cats and humans and what I ended up with was a depressing textbook and an author that sounds like she doesn’t like cats.

Another week, another list.  Sorry, some of the comments are so brief but most of them I didn’t read enough of to have much to say about them.

Top Ten Tuesday: Fun Titles

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October 24: Top Ten Unique Book Titles

When I saw this topic come up I was pretty excited as I feel that I have some good ones on my Goodreads shelves.  I hope you find them as fun as I do.

Ten unique book titles.

  1.  Crack in the Curtain Crack in the Curtain:  This one is special because it was written by my husband and I helped to work out the title.  It is a story about a young man defecting to America through the Iron Curtain border between Bulgaria and Greece.  #shamelessplug
  2. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck: There will be several books on this list with swear words in the title.  I ended up DNFing this book as I didn’t care for it but the title is still pretty great.
  3. Fowl Language: The Struggle Is Real Fowl Language: Who doesn’t love a play on words.
  4. 2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas: There is just something about this title that I love.  Along with the font used it has a great retro vibe to it.
  5. The End of All Things (Old Man's War, #6) The End of All Things: The end of ALL things? Really?
  6. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers, #1) The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet: The title of this book is what drew me in, happy to report it was pretty great too.
  7. Murder at the House of Rooster Happiness (Ethical Chiang Mai Detective Agency #1) Murder at the House of Rooster Happiness: I’ve not read this book yet but that title makes me wonder what it is all about and made me pick it up even though it isn’t typical for me.
  8. You Suck (A Love Story, #2) You Suck:  This is just fun.  It isn’t until you notice the teeth that it makes sense.
  9. The Joy of Leaving Your Sh*t All Over the Place - The Art of Being Messy The Joy of Leaving Your Sh*t All Over the Place: I’ve read about half of this book before giving it to a friend.  It was pretty fun, a parody of all those decluttering books.
  10. F*ck That: An Honest Meditation F*ck That: This book was awesome.

Well, there you have some of my favorite book titles.  I hope you enjoyed them too.  Feel free to leave links to your list in the comments!

Top Ten Tuesday: Yummy Cover Art

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October 17: Top Ten Yummy Foods Mentioned In Books 

Here’s the deal.  The books I read don’t have much food mentioned in them.  Vampires tend to be on mainly a liquid diet… For this week I decided to look for ten books on my Goodreads shelves that feature food on the cover.  Even that was a hard find as two of them are drinks and another two are simply a single piece of fruit several others are simply cookbooks. Interesting to see how different genres of books utilize food for the cover art though.

Ten book covers that feature food.

  1. The Trouble with Twelfth Grave (Charley Davidson, #12)  This is an upcoming release that I’m excited to share with you later this month.
  2. Soframiz: Vibrant Middle Eastern Recipes from Sofra Bakery and Cafe This cookbook has some great recipes in it if you like Middle Eastern food.
  3. My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding Interesting gothic inspired wedding cake. Not sure my copy looks like this though.
  4. Twilight (Twilight, #1)  Remember when single pieces of fruit or articles of clothing were all the rage for cover art.
  5. The New Indian Slow Cooker: Recipes for Curries, Dals, Chutneys, Masalas, Biryani, and More  Love Indian food, this looks so good!
  6. The Dirt on Ninth Grave (Charley Davidson, #9)  Ms. Jones always has such cool covers.  I’d drink those lattes.
  7. Midnight Brunch (Casa Dracula, #2)  I feel like this one is kind of a stretch, but hey strawberries are still food…
  8. Ball Blue Book of Preserving  Again it’s food…
  9. Just One Sip (Dark Ones, #4.5) If this is a cocktail then it counts.  It is a vampire book so pretty much a toss-up.
  10. Simple Thai Food: Classic Recipes from the Thai Home Kitchen Right now I’m kind of on a Thai food kick.  Love me some Green Curry.

Bending the rules this week but there is my contribution to this week top ten list.

Top Ten Tuesday: Among the Stars

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September 26:  Ten Books That Feature Characters That live or work in Space

I’ve been on a science fiction kick lately so I decided for this open-ended topic I would pick ten characters that either live or work in space.  They might be human or alien or living on another planet but all of them will spend most of their story not on Earth. After all with all the crap going on right now space sounds like an ideal place to be despite its inherent danger….

Ten Characters That Live or Work in Space

  1. Yesterday's Son (Star Trek: The Yesterday Saga, #1)  Going to start with probably my favorite space character that I have.  Spock.  He was my first crush, and was the first alien I was introduced to growing up.  He remains one of my favorites and I often find myself longing for his cool, calm, detached logical facade.  Because we should all know by now that Vulcans do have emotions they have simply learned to control them.
  2. Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1) John Perry from Old Man’s War.  Here is what I said about him in the review: “The characters made this story, getting to know them and grow with them and grieve them. Took my breath away at the end. John is, of course, the main character in this story but also my favorite.”
  3. The Space Between the Stars Jamie Allenby in this fairly recent release is an interesting character.  She is far from perfect and faces a great internal battle for much of the book to overcome her past.  This is a science fiction story for those that want more of a character driven story than a hard-core science fiction.
  4. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers, #1) This is tough story to pick just one character from as it is the ensemble cast that makes this story great.  If I had to pick just one I would have to say Rosemary Harper was in my top three.
  5. Artemis Jazz Bashara is the main character in the upcoming release of Andy Weir’s next book.  I’m not going to say much more as I don’t want to spoil anything for anyone but I enjoyed her character quite a bit.
  6. Born of Legend (The League, #9) Not the latest release in this Kenyon series but the last one I’ve read and the only book in The League series that I’ve given five stars to. Danger is the type of character I love from Ms. Kenyon.  She spend countless books making us hate him only to have him redeemed in his book.  This was a great read!
  7. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1) Another instance of a great ensemble cast to pick from.  I’m going to pick Marvin from this story and mainly for the movie version of the character.  Who doesn’t love a depressed paranoid AI.
  8. Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1) I read this before I was writing reviews and it is a toss-up between the two lead characters as to which I enjoyed more.  For the sake of the list I’m going to pick Amy because why the hell not, its a good name ;).  (actually I’ve never been particularly fond of my name…)
  9. Tor (Women of Earth, #2) It has been a while since I read this one but I’m going to step out of my norm for the list and pick the character Mohawk as a favorite from this story.  Partially because he was mentioned in the review as one of my favorites and I do remember being rather fond of him.
  10. The Martian  I tried really hard to not put this book on the list.  I didn’t want more than one book by an author or from a series/franchise but I just couldn’t do it.  I’ve simply not read enough science fiction yet.  Then there is the fact that Mark Watney is an amazing character.  I loved so much about him!  His sarcasm, inventiveness, intelligence, wit, persistence! He will remain one of my favorite characters and stories for years to come.

Well there you have my list this week.  What characters that live or work in space do you love that I haven’t met yet?  Feel free to leave book suggestions in the comments!  Wrote your own TTT list?  Leave that there too for everyone to go check out!  Happy Reading~

Top Ten Tuesday: Fall TBR

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September 19Top Ten Books On My Fall TBR List

I think I’ve finally figured out that I’m a mood reader.  So going to my stacks and saying I’m going to read X, Y, and Z this fall usually doesn’t pan out.  I might read one or two, sometimes even as many as half of the books that I plan on reading.  So please take this list with a grain of salt.  Most of them are either books releasing this fall, review books I am committed to or have already read, or titles that I have been planning on reading already.  So let’s take a look at what titles I may or probably won’t be reading this autumn.

Ten books that I might read this fall.

  1. A Closed and Common Orbit (Wayfarers, #2)    This is going to be an easy one as it will be the next book I read.  I am just over halfway through the first book and enjoying it immensely. So many great things to say about this series but I will hold them until my review if I haven’t posted it already.
  2. Dragonsworn (Dark-Hunter, #28)  This one I’m torn over.  Really wasn’t happy that the last book was only 1/3 new plotline so it made me hesitant to dive into the next one.  Maybe I’ll read it this fall maybe I’ll wait until the next book comes out.  Who knows?
  3. The Chosen (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #15) This one I am holding out on because I’m not crazy about who the main storyline is about.  Then again last time that happened I ended up LOVING the book so maybe I should consider moving this one up in priority.
  4. The Trouble with Twelfth Grave (Charley Davidson, #12)  This will be the book I read after number one on the list.  Yes, that is right I scored an ARC of Ms. Jones’s next to the last release in the Charley Davidson series.  Can’t wait!
  5. Blade of Darkness (Immortal Guardians, #7) This book releases next week, will I read it anytime in the near future?  Most likely not but I will probably buy it.  That counts right?
  6. Intensity (Chronicles of Nick, #8)  This has not even been put on the buy list at work.  I’m torn over this series.  I want to know what happens to Nick and I can’t wait to read his book in the main series but I am so over YA… I’ll get to it eventually.
  7. Immortally Yours (Argeneau #26) This one feels like cheating.  I’ve already read it but haven’t posted the review.  I’ve decided to start holding all ARC reviews until release day, just makes things easier.  Anyway, this was a good addition to the series and I look forward to sharing the review with you!
  8. Artemis Another instance of cheating on my part for the list.  I’ve read this book already too.  BUT I do plan on picking up am copy as soon as it is released so my husband can read it. How is that for integrity publishers?  I don’t share my ARCs with ANYONE, not even my own husband!
  9. Shifter's Magic (The Wolvers Book 8) This is another release I’m behind on.  I did manage to pick up a copy last week for book buying day or some other made up holiday the internets were sharing about all over Facebook.  It’s on the list.
  10. Archangel's Blade (Guild Hunter, #4)  I’ve been thinking it is about time to return to this series and see if I can get back into it.  I put it aside when I was having some personal drama so maybe it is time to try again.

Well, there you have my list for this week.  What books are you looking forward to this fall? Share in the comments and feel free to post a link to your own list!