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Everything Alyce: TOP TEN TUESDAY: Ten books I WILL read this autumn

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Ten books I WILL read this autumn

(Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and The Bookish!)

After I chose the books for my autumn TBR last year, I ended up reading 9 out of 10 of them, which was a pretty high success rate! I'm hoping that'll continue and that I'll be able to read all of these books before the New Year begins.

10) 'How Hard Can Love Be?' by Holly Bourne
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I'd love to be able to catch up with Holly Bourne's Spinster club novels before the release of novella '...And A Happy New Year', so I'm going to try and squeeze in the other two books in the trilogy as soon as I can. 

9) 'Under Rose-Tainted Skies' by Louise Gornall
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I haven't seen a debut novel get as much attention as Louise Gornall's at all this year. I haven't read any books based on agoraphobia yet, so I'm looking forward to picking this one up and seeing what all of the fuss is about!

8) 'Replica' by Lauren Oliver
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I'm going to be starting Lauren Oliver's latest novel within the next couple of days, because I've had my proof for months and I've been waiting for it to get closer to release date. I read 'Before I Fall' and 'Panic' and liked them both, but I'm hoping 'Replica' - with its alternating perspectives and multiple ways to read - will be the one I really fall in love with. 

7) 'The Restaurant at the End of the Universe' by Douglas Adams
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I really enjoyed 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' and I read it very quickly, so I don't know why I'm procrastinating reading the sequel. It's something I need to commit to working on. 

6) 'Speak' by Laurie Halse Anderson
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I've had 'Speak' out from the library for a couple of weeks, and it's less than two hundred pages - I have no excuse for not having read this yet! 

5) 'Isla and the Happily Ever After' by Stephanie Perkins
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I've fallen really far behind on my series challenge, so the next couple of months are going to be used to catch up with it. I meant to read 'Isla and the Happily Ever After' back in February, so it's only a couple of months late!

4) 'Stealing Snow' by Danielle Paige
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I haven't read any of the Dorothy Must Die series yet, but I've heard so many amazing things about Danielle Paige's adaptations that I'm definitely going to read her latest release. Just looking at the cover makes me feel like I'm in a Christmassy mood, so it's going to be the perfect read in the lead up to December. 

3) The Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy by Laini Taylor
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This is three books, so I might not have time to read the entire series, but I want to at least read the first installment. 

2) 'Northanger Abbey' by Jane Austen
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After going on an H.G. Wells kick for my August and September classics, I've decided to go back further and finally read a Jane Austen novel in its entirety. I've only ever gotten 2/3rds of the way through 'Emma', but my colleagues said I'd like this one a lot more. 

1) 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' by J.K. Rowling
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I reread the first two books in the Harry Potter series, watched the first two films... And then stopped before picking up the third book. I'd like to change that by the end of the year. I've previously claimed that I'll read 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix' this year, but that might have been a bit optimistic!

I hope you enjoyed this Top Ten Tuesday! What books do you really want to read this autumn?

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At 27 September 2016 at 05:42 , Blogger Barb said...

I've seen mixed reviews about Stealing Snow but I am still anxious to read it. I also plan on reading Replica someday. Maybe my library will get a copy in.
Great list and I hope you enjoy all of these.

At 27 September 2016 at 08:02 , Blogger Giovanna said...

I still need to read Am I Normal Yet!? I've heard a lot of great things about Holly Bourne! Great Top Ten :D My Top Ten Tuesday!

At 27 September 2016 at 09:47 , Blogger AngelErin said...

The DOSAB series is one of my all time favorites!! I hope you enjoy all of these. :D

AngelErin @ Angel Erin's Book Obsession

At 27 September 2016 at 13:08 , Blogger Carrie said...

So glad you're reading the HP series! :-D My TTT

At 28 September 2016 at 06:36 , Blogger Alice Rose Simmons said...

Great list! I also need to read Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban soon, as well as the Daughter of Smoke and Bone series which sounds so good. Hope you enjoy all of these :)

At 28 September 2016 at 12:03 , Blogger IloveHeartlandX said...

Hope you enjoy these!
My TTT: https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2016/09/27/top-ten-tuesday-76/

At 28 September 2016 at 15:19 , Blogger Alyce Hunt said...

Hopefully you'll be able to get hold of a copy of Replica - it's such an interesting concept that I'm sure it's going to be fun! Still need to try and decide which way I'm going to read it first, though...

At 28 September 2016 at 15:21 , Blogger Alyce Hunt said...

If I shake you until you read it, will that make you read it sooner? :P

At 28 September 2016 at 15:44 , Blogger Lauren Stoolfire said...

I need to read the final DoSaB book - I've only procrastinated so long because I don't want the story to end!

At 28 September 2016 at 16:39 , Blogger Alyce Hunt said...

I've heard such amazing things about them, I've got all of my fingers crossed too!

At 28 September 2016 at 16:44 , Blogger Alyce Hunt said...

Finally jumping on board the Hogwarts express!

At 28 September 2016 at 16:49 , Blogger Alyce Hunt said...

I do this with most of the trilogies that I start, which is why I'm going to try to marathon these back to back!

At 28 September 2016 at 16:49 , Blogger Alyce Hunt said...

I hope so too!

At 28 September 2016 at 16:51 , Blogger Alyce Hunt said...

Phew, I'm so glad it's not just me that hasn't read the Harry Potter series!


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