Books I Can’t Wait To Read, But Don’t Own Yet

Since there so many books come out all the time and I haven’t perfected my art of reading by osmosis, there are a few books I really want to read that aren’t even on my shelf yet! For this post, I’m sticking to already released books. Upcoming 2019s I’m looking forward will have it’s separate space in the future!

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I love rereading books, even though I don’t do it very often. Because of that, I really have to love it a lot to even really consider reading it for a second time. There are so many books I want to get to, that rereads sort of fall on the backburner for me. Though, I thought it’d be fun to talk about the books I do want to reread at some point!

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The End of the Year Plans Book Tag!


I’ve seen a lot of end of the year tags going around recently! I’m waiting to do those towards the very end of December. While I was looking for wintery tags to do, I stumbled across this one and it looked cool!  It focuses more on the very end of the year, so I thought it’d be fun to give it a try! This tag was originally created by Ariel Bisette  on Youtube.

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Teens vs Hollywood

I had the idea for this post awhile ago, but I didn’t think I would ever get around to making it. I just didn’t feel like I had enough to say. But, there was news that City of Ghosts was being made into a TV show and they were aging Cass up to a college grad. She’s 12 in the books. And I wanted to expand on my original thoughts on the subject. Plus, talk about the representation of teens in the media in general.

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What I Want To Read In December

WHAT. It’s December (and I’m getting this post out on the first day haha) and it’s blowing my mind just a little bit. I turn 18 this month which is adding to the fact that I can’t quite wrap my head around  the knowledge that’s it actually December. Anyway, there are books I’d like to plan to read this month, so let’s talk about that and not the fact that 2019 is going to be next month.

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To Best The Boys by Mary Weber

*Spoiler free*

Thank you Edelweiss for the e-ARC!

Every year for the past fifty-four years, the residents of Pinsbury Port receive a mysterious letter inviting all eligible-aged boys to compete for an esteemed scholarship to the all-male Stemwick University. Every year, the poorer residents look to see that their names are on the list. The wealthier look to see how likely their sons are to survive. And Rhen Tellur opens it to see if she can derive which substances the ink and parchment are created from, using her father’s microscope. In the province of Caldon, where women are trained in wifely duties and men are encouraged into collegiate education, sixteen-year-old Rhen Tellur wants nothing more than to become a scientist. As the poor of her seaside town fall prey to a deadly disease, she and her father work desperately to find a cure. But when her Mum succumbs to it as well? Rhen decides to take the future into her own hands—through the annual all-male scholarship competition. With her cousin, Seleni, by her side, the girls don disguises and enter Mr. Holm’s labyrinth, to best the boys and claim the scholarship prize. Except not everyone’s ready for a girl who doesn’t know her place. And not everyone survives the maze.

With a title like that, I definitely want to read it front of ignorant guys just to smirk at them. Heck yeah I’m gonna best you and there’s nothing you’re going to do about it. Also, the synopsis sounds really cool and really good, so I thought I’d give it a shot!

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