I'm linking up with Janssen of Everyday Reading
again to give a quick(ish) recap of last quarter's reading. There are 33 books on the list this quarter. 5 were audio books. You
have already seen many of these books on this blog. Others are slotted for upcoming posts, and
some you may never see on the blog again.
- Even in Paradise by Chelsey Philpot (featured here)
The first in a streak of retellings.
The Fall by Bethany Griffin (featured here)
A creep reimagining of " The Fall of the House of Usher."
- Only With You: A Modern Retelling of Emma by Cecilia Gray (featured here)
Wherein all of Jane Austin's characters go to the same high school.
- Love, Lucy by April Linder (feature upcoming)
Love Room with a View. Love Love, Lucy.
- Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff (audio) (feature upcoming)
A ghostly story that could be fun for Halloween or a sticky summer
- The Eye of Zoltar by Jasper Fforde (featured here)
Jasper Fforde is so incredibly weird in all the best possible ways.
- Stray by Elissa Sussman (featured here)
A sinister fairy-tale setting.
- Girl on a Wire by Gwenda Bond (audio) (featured here)
Romeo and Juliet as circus performers.
- The Wonder by Colleen Oakes (featured here)
The Queen of Heart's back story.
- The Rent Collector by Cameron Wright
A book club pick about a woman who lives in a dump in Cambodia.
- Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (featured here)
Huge Maggie fan here.
- While Beauty Slept by Elizabeth Blackwell (audio) (feature upcoming)
I'm working on a Sleeping Beauty post.
- Six Feet Over It by Jennifer Longo (featured here)
The graveyard setting was too good to pass up.
- Famous Last Words by Katie Alender (feature upcoming)
This creepy ghost story surpassed expectations in the best of ways.
- Firebug by Lish McBride (featured here)
Girls with fire magic. Perhaps the prettiest group of covers ever.
- The Whispering Skull by Jonathan Stroud (audio)
I love Lucy, Lockwood, and George. More please. Tens stars for the audio version.
- Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater (featured here)
Wow. I liked this book so much more than I thought I would.
- The Fire Artist by Daisy Whitney (featured here)
A mash-up of circus performing and professional sports with elemental magic and genies.
- Empire of Shadows by Miriam Forster (featured here)
The Bhinian Empire is a great setting.
- Ignite by Sara B. Larson (featured here)
Better than the first in the series.
- A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray (featured here)
Love those parallel reality books.
- Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain (audio)
My favorite book club pick of the year.
- Top Ten Clues You're Clueless by Liz Czukas (featured here)
Darling Christmas Eve story.
- No Place to Fall by Jaye Robin Brown (featured here)
A real beauty.
- Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch (featured here)
Everyone else loved it, but I couldn't finish it.
- Get Happy by Mary Amato (featured here)
A cute story about a girl and a ukelele.
- Jackaby by William Ritter (audio) (feature upcoming)
Loved this quirky historical fantasy.
- Princess of Thorns by Stacey Jay (featured here)
I was absolutely blown away by this Sleeping Beauty story.
- Twelfth Night by Deanna Raybourn (featured here)
I miss Lady Julia, so I was happy to get a little holiday novella.
- The Unhappening of Genesis Lee by Shallee McArthur (feature upcoming)
The storing and forgetting of memories. Such an interesting premise.
- The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (feature upcoming)
A great recommendation from a dear friend.
- The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion (feature upcoming)
I also loved the sequel.
- The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan (audio)
Fabulous conclusion to the Heroes of Olympus Series.
This is such a great list! I'm adding a few of these to my 2015 to-read list.ReplyDelete
Thanks for joining the link up!