I saw this really fun tag done by Lauren @ Fangirl Fury and just knew that I had to participate.. Because hey, who doesn’t love talking about new books?! Only a crazy person, that’s who. #GimmeAllDemBooks
Original tag created by Ellyn @ Allonsythornraxx.
Most Anticipated Release(s) of the Year
Supernova (Renegades, #3) by Marissa Meyer
I’ve been enjoying this series so much. I think Meyer has done a great job of showing how life is more shades of grey, rather than black and white. I appreciate that her writing has matured as well, compared to The Lunar Chronicles. I cannot wait to see what the end of Nova’s story will bring, especially after that shocking ending of the previous book. I NEED TO KNOW.
A Book You’re Not Anticipating
Sea Witch Rising (Sea Witch, #2) by Sarah Henning
I never read the first book in this series and don’t plan to. Am I the only person who doesn’t really care about all of this villain origin stories trend going on? I kind of feel like I might be.
Most Underhyped Anticipated Release
Suggested Reading by David Connis
I can never say no to a book about books and this one just sounds so amazing. I am a firm believer in no censorship when it comes to books, especially in high school. I can’t wait to see how Connis tackles this controversial topic!
A Book You’ve Been Waiting on Forever
The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
Ever since finishing Salt to the Sea, I have been dying for another Sepetys novel. And I feel like it has been forever since this book was first announced and I cannot wait any longer for it. I love that Sepetys always chooses to cover historical events that aren’t usually covered in school or in novels.
A Book You’re Anticipating That’s Outside of Your Comfort Zone
The Athena Protocol by Shamim Sarif
I’m typically not a big reader of thrillers, but something about the synopsis of this novel sounds too good to pass up. I expect a lot of nonstop action mixed with some twists and turns. Also, I’ve always had small desire to work in intelligence. Those guys are badass.
Your Top Three Can’t Wait Books of the Year
- Five Dark Fates (Three Dark Crowns, #4) by Kendare Blake
- The Guinevere Deception (Camelot Rising, #1) by Kiersten White
- The Beautiful (The Beautiful, #1) by Renee Ahdieh
All three of these books have been on my radar ever since they were first announced, especially Five Dark Fates. This fall is definitely killing it in the new releases department.
Top Five Most Anticipated Backlist Books on Your TBR
- The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
- The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
- When the Sky Fell on Splendor by Emily Henry
- Defy the Fates (Constellation, #3) by Claudia Gray
- The Last Magician (The Last Magician, #1) by Lisa Maxwell
What are some of your most anticipated releases? Do you usually keep up to date with new releases? What are some backlisted books on your TBR for the rest of the year? Are you excited about any of the books on my list?