This month’s library haul is quite exciting! There are a few titles I’ve been highly anticipating and a couple leftover from last month that I am still quite excited to get to.. hopefully I end up actually reading a few of them lol
Around this time for the last few years I’ve been posting 5 of my favourite books over 500 pages but I’ve found this year I’ve been drawn to a lot more shorter books and novellas. So I figured why not post 5 of my favourite shorter books that I would highly recommend to you all:
Into the Riverlands by Nghi Vo – 112 pages
This is such a engaging and entertaining way to learn about the other characters and still get to hear the different tales.
What Moves the Dead by T. Kingfisher – 176 pages
The overall pacing was very well done. Though not a lot happens for about 3/4 of this book I still felt compelled to continue reading and figure out what was going to happen next and what was actually going on!
Tender is the Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica – 211 pages
This book was just very uncomfortable to read but was a wild.
Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke by Eric LaRocca – 120 pages
This genuinely made me feel sick and when I have such a visceral reaction to a book I can’t help but rate it higher. Disturbing, strange and not what you would expect!
Where the Drowned Girls Go by Seanan McGuire – 150 pages
I think this book in particular my favourite in this series. Cora feels a lot more relatable as a character and overall the plot and pacing were still quite fast but highly engaging. For being a novella I think there was the perfect amount of context, mystery and thrills!
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The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
Yes! It’s been about 5 years since I read this book and it was everything I remembered and more.
Absolutely! It is a little hard to get into, Tolkien’s prose takes a bit to get used to but the audiobook was a great way to take the story in.
Grave Peril by Jim Butcher
Since I’m still in the midst of my slump I wanted something quick and entertaining and easy to get through and I’ve found the Dresdan Files always comes through for me!
Hopefully just a day or two
I’m in a fantasy mood I think!
Short reads for sure!!
This week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt is once again our seasonal TBR. Here in Australia we are going into Spring so these are the ten books that are currently the highest on my TBR that I am hopefully going to prioritise in the next 3 months!
My Autumn TBR consists of:
All Our Demise by Amanda Foody & Christine Lynn Herman
Jade City by Fonda Lee
Near the Bone by Christina Henry
Dune by Frank Herbert
Locklands by Robert Jackson Bennett
The Golden Enclaves by Naomi Novik
Belladonna by Adalyn Grace
Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo
Nettle & Bone by T. Kingfisher
These are five of my favourite quotes from the last five books that I have read!!
Vicious Spirits by Kat Cho
“People don’t realize that loneliness isn’t just about being alone”
Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
“Fear is a phoenix. You can watch it burn a thousand times and still it will return.”
Just Like Home by Sarah Gailey
“Serendipity is just as cruel as it is kind.”
Into the Riverlands by Nghi Vo
“I’ll remember what it was like to see a battle between people who don’t fight like people, who are what legends come from.”
The It Girl by Ruth Ware
“you’re never alone in a room filled with a thousand books.”