I’ve had a lot of fun with my Summer TBR, so I decided to do one for Autumn as well. I obviously didn’t read everything from the list but I did read eight out of thirteen of the books (that’s nearly 2/3 of the books!), so that’s pretty good, given that I’m a mood reader and I read several other books that aren’t on this list.
I’m keeping some of the ones I didn’t manage to read (they’re still at the top of my list) and adding some new ones to keep things fresh. There are also a couple of new releases for August/September – and I’m sure to add more once I find out what’s being published this season.
I also have no idea what my reading life will be like in autumn since Baby is supposedly coming on August 25th (I’m scheduling this post ahead). I read a lot when Kiddo was very little, mostly on my Kindle because it was easier to read one-handed while I was nursing him/rocking him to sleep. We’ll see how things go, I’m not putting any pressure on myself, just reminding myself which books I already own and which are on top of my TBR for other reasons.
Half Wild by Sally Green – this is one of those books that would otherwise languish on my bookshelf for a while. I got my copy from a friend and even though I’ve heard that this second part of the series isn’t as good as the first, the third is supposed to be fantastic. (read in October) Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton – I bought this one on a whim because it had a gorgeous cover (I saw the paperback in a bookstore in Vienna) + Alicia recommended it. It’s been sitting on my shelf for months now and I really need to get to it, even if it means starting a new series instead of continuing an old one. (read in November) The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh – I picked up an e-book of this one when it was a Kindle deal, though I love the cover and it would look great on my shelves. Oh, well, I guess I can’t have everything… I also heard the second (and final) part is very, very good, so I’m intrigued! (read in September)
- The Thorn of Emberlain by Scott Lynch – there’s been some weirdness with the pub date for this one but now it looks fine. So if all goes well, I’ll be reading this in late September!
Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas – this one comes out on September 6, so I really should put in my preorder. I wasn’t too impressed with Queen of Shadows but since I’ve already read 4/6 books in the series, I’ll be continuing it. (read in September) The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge – this is a classic and a re-read for me. It’s one of my favorite books from my childhood and I’ve had the English version for years now, but I haven’t gotten to it yet. I’m sort of scared of reading it. (read in November/December) A Scot in the Dark by Sarah MacLean – this is a no-brainer. I have a preorder for it already, it comes out on August 30, so it’ll probably be the first book I’ll cross off this list. :) (read in September) The Goal by Elle Kennedy – the last installment of a cool NA romance series. I suspect I’ll be craving a lot of easy, fluffy reads, and I can’t wait to read this one. (read in September) Do You Want to Start a Scandal by Tessa Dare – so many good romances are coming out this season! Tessa Dare is one of my all-time favorite romance authors, so you can bet I’ll be reading this one as soon as it’s out. Plus it’s a Spindle Cove novel, which is a bonus. (read in September) Iron Cast by Destiny Soria – I got this one as an ARC, so I’ll make a real effort to read it on time. It looks really interesting! (read in September)
- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë – ugh, the classics. I made some resolutions this year about reading more classics, so I’m putting dear old Jane on my list. It’s high time I read this story and the tiny, gorgeous edition with golden leaf edges is staring at me accusingly from my bookshelf (I moved it to a more visible position recently). Okay this one is a transfer from the Summer TBR and I hope I’ll have more luck with it this time around.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen – yeah. I haven’t read this one in years so I think it’s high time for a re-read. I want to know if I’ll look at it differently now that I’m a more “mature” reader. I also want a complete set of reviews of Austen’s books for my blog, which is something of a challenge! (re-read in September)
Let’s keep it at a dozen titles. Even with these, my book budget will suffer severely because almost half of them are new releases! But I’ve known for months I’ll be buying them, so it’s not a shock for me. We’ll see how this goes.
Which new Autumn releases are you excited about?
Will you be reading any of the books on my list?
I’d love to hear from you! :)