So I know most people do these for upcoming books that are being published in the year they’re blogging (or Vlogging,
which maybe I’ll do one day) about, but I have fallen so far behind in my reading this past year that instead of writing about 15 books that are being published in 2015 or were just recently published that I can’t wait to read, I’m going to list the 15 books from my TBR pile that I can’t wait to dive into, in no particular order. Ready? GO!
1. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell is first on the list.
Why am I excited to read this one? Because I’ve heard so much about it and I’m just itching to crack it open and see what all the hubbub is about. The title alone pulls me in, the story I can’t wait to read. I only hope it’s not a case of “Put the fandom behind you and grow up!” like the excerpt is kind of hinting at. Because that just ain’t happening with this Fangirl. And I’m doing (mostly) just fine.
2. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black is another on the list.
Why am I excited for this one? Because I love Holly Black and I really want to read one of her newer books. I own a couple of them, but this one in particular really catches my attention. The little blurb on the Goodreads page is confusing just enough to be intriguing and I’m dying to know what is going to happen once I start this book.
3. Girl Online by Zoe Sugg is coming up next.
Why am I excited for this one? Well, I’m not a big Zoella fan, but honestly I think Zoe is kind of adorable, I’m excited to see what kind of a book she helped create. I know she used a ghostwriter and while I don’t fully support the idea of ghost-writing, I know how hard it is to write something and write it in a good enough quality that people won’t read it and go, “What the hell was she thinking?” It’s terrifying, sometimes, and she’s a big-name YouTuber. I don’t blame her for taking the ghost-writer route. We’re getting both a good story and good writing out of the conjunction, right? I can’t wait to get into this one.
Why am I excited for these? I read the first book when it was first published and fell in love with it so fast, I was aching in my wait for the next one to come out. So, when it did, I bought it and stuck it on the shelves–and then I bid my time for the final installment. I didn’t want to have to go through the frustration of waiting all over again, so I decided to wait. I’m going to reread the first one and then book-binge the next two. I adore the first book so much, I can only hope the next two are just as good.
7. Enders by Lissa Price is up next.
Why am I excited for this one? Well I’m extremely upset with the cover change and choice for the second book in this series, if you didn’t realize. I’m so glad I had gotten the original cover in the first book because it is my favorite book cover ever. I wish they wouldn’t have changed it and then released this next one in the cover it was released as. I am excited to see how this series ends, though. I wasn’t as thrilled with the first book’s content as I was with its cover, but I’m still curious as to where the story is going to finish.
8., 9., & 10. The Jenna Fox Chronicles by Mary E. Pearson.
Why am I excited for these? I’ve been waiting a long, long, long time to complete my collection of these, and now that they are all published and I have obtained each in paperback, I’m finally ready to read through all of them in one go. The premise intrigues me (I’ve only read the premise of the first, though, to avoid spoilers), and I really want to read these.
Why am I excited for this one? Well. Partially because the movie is coming out, partially because I’m just hella curious about how this one is going to end up going. I don’t actually know much about the book, and I haven’t heard that much about it either, but I still ended up picking up a copy (I picked up the movie one because I love the colors) so that I could read it and I’m excited to because I want to see what the hell it’s about exactly, aside from what the title hints at.
You probably saw this one coming a mile away, if you assumed I hadn’t read it yet. Why am I excited for this one? The hype! I’ve heard so many good things about this book, I’m almost ashamed I haven’t picked it up yet. I probably would have if 2014 hadn’t been such a reading slump of a year for me. But now I’ve got a copy of it in my collection and I’m ready and rearing to pick it up and give it a go. Now all I have to do is pull it from my TBR jar. (Unless of course I feel a slump coming on again, then I might just pick it up anyway.)
13., 14., & 15. The White Rabbit Chronicles by Gena Showalter.
Why am I excited for these? How can I not be? I love Alice in Wonderland spin-offs almost to a fault, and I have never heard of it being mixed with Zombies. It’s a mix that I’m dying to get into and read, and I only hope the story is as good as it seems like it’ll be. Showalter hasn’t disappointed me before, but then again, I’ve only read two of her books. I’ll just hope this is as good as it looks. Stay tuned if you want to (eventually) find out how I ended up liking it.
And that’s all fifteen! There are a ton more books I’m excited to read, but these are the top picks I really want to get reading. I plan on using my TBR Jar once I complete the Pretty Little Liars Series plus some of the books I need to crack down on and finish, so maybe I’ll get lucky and draw one of these. Or, maybe, I’ll just read them anyway when I don’t feel like putting myself up to the luck of the draw.
If you have any books you want to read this year, let me know because I’m always interested, and thanks for reading!
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