Top Ten Tuesday: Winter Reads!

toptentuesday Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish (click the image to visit them) who pick a different topic each week.

This week the topic is: Top Ten Books On My Winter To Be Read List

Winter is my favourite reading season. Most people love Summer reading, propped up against a tree, or on a beach. But I prefer a cosy open fire (a radiator), an afghan throw (a snuggie) and steaming cup of hot chocolate (mulled wine).

Here are the top ten books I’m looking forward to reading this winter. They fall into two categories, advanced copies I have queued up, and a few stragglers that either I didn’t get through last year, or have on the top of my TBR pile.

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The Darkest Part of the Forest – Holly Black: I hope this is a bit more adult than Doll Bones was. I love Holly Black though, so have high hopes for this! Released January 13th

Mr Miracle – Debbie Macomber: Last Christmas I read my first Debbie Macomber in Starry Night and really liked it. Hoping for more great festive trash in this one.

Snow Angels, Secrets & Christmas Cake – Sue Watson: You may sense a theme here.

A Christmas to Remember – Jenny Hale: All the festive reads!

Red Queen – Victoria Aveyard: I can’t tell you how happy I was when I got approved for this. It looks amazing. Released Feb 10th.

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An English Ghost Story – Kim Newman: This was the only book I didn’t get round to reading on my Horror October list. It looks perfect for a dark and dreary night!

Last Stand of Dead Men (Skulduggery Pleasant #8)- Derek Landy: I’ve had this book on my TBR pile all year. I am determined to finish this series. This is the penultimate book, and the last one was released recently.

A Christmas Visitor – Anne Perry: I’ve never read any Anne Perry before. I bought this one last year but didn’t get round to reading it, so I’ve been saving it for the festive season. 🙂

The Magic of Christmas – Trisha Ashley: I fell in love with Trisha’s The Twelve Days of Christmas and have read it the past three Christmasses running, so when I saw this one in a charity shop I couldn’t resist. I’ll give this one a go this year instead.

The Maze Runner – James Dashner: I did the bad thing of watching the movie before reading the book. I actually really liked the movie though and now I neeeeeeeed to know what happens next. I’ll probably try and get through this one as quickly as possible just to get to book 2!

I look forward to seeing what’s on your lists. My bookshelves are groaning at the thought though.

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21 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Winter Reads!

  1. Lol, I love and loath these Top Ten posts because I’m already making a list of books to add to my list from just your post. All the Christmas books are calling my name! Great list!

  2. I have Holly Black’s book on my list too. And I have a copy of Red Queen, but I don’t know why it’s not on my list, it should be! Right now I am picturing you in your Snuggie sitting by the radiator drinking mulled wine. Ha ha:-)

  3. ohh A Christmas to Remember by Jenny Hale is now one of my favourite reads for Christmas! It really has put me in the festive spirits! Hope you love it just as much.

    You can find my TTT here

  4. Ooh, I really want the Holly Black and Kim Newman books! They sound right up my alley. I’m trying to force my son to read Maze Runner before watching the movie with him, but he’s not really hooked yet (and he’s not really a reader, but that’s a different problem!). I may just borrow his book and read it myself. 🙂 Looks like you’ll have fun reading this winter!

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