Or a 100? I cannot believe it’s September already! There’re still so many books I want to read this year – but Feel like I am running out of time! That is why I am becoming more picky about what I read. As of right now I have new rules:
- Don’t jump on the band wagon or a hype train as much anymore.
- Skip books that have very similar plot lines : dystopian with cliche characters and predictable ending? No, thank you. A damsel in distress who becomes a super strong heroine and hooks up with the hottest guy (or multiple) in the book? No, thank you.
- Read at least 1 more classic before the year is over.
- Focus more on the favorite genre: for me it’s historical fiction, mystery and fantasy books.
Here are few of my high priority books to read before 2017 is over:
The language of thorns by Leigh Bardugo – yes, it’s being hyped up right now, BUT Leigh Bardugo is one of my favorite writers, so it’s a given. Plus the illustrations are already blowing my mind, and I’ve only seen a few.
Wonder Woman by Leigh Bardugo – favorite author once again.
The emperor’s soul by Brandon Sanderson – I’ve heard great things about this short novel from Brandon Sanderson (from people that I trust to pick great fantasy books).
All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr – historical fiction set inWWII
Making Faces by Amy Harmon – a book by another favorite author of mine.
The one man by Andrew Gross – historical WWII fiction
Dark matter by Blake Crouch – planning to do a read along with my husband
Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury – Autumn vibes!
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte – it’s hefty, but I need to tackle it this year!
I have way more, but those are few very important ones. Now I should probably get back to reading, right?
Till next time, Iryna