Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Sequels I Can’t Wait To Get My Hands On


Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, featuring a different top 10 theme each week. This week’s topic is Top Ten Sequels I Can’t Wait To Get My Hands On. Wow, there are so many sequels that I’m just dying for! The hard part will be sticking with just 10. Here goes:

March 2014

Please let it be March already!

1) First and foremost, the book I’m most eager to grab and immediately gobble up: Written in My Own Heart’s Blood by Diana Gabaldon. It’s not exactly a secret that I’m a fan of the Outlander series :), and I’m practically frothing at the mouth waiting for book #8 to be released in March. Meanwhile, I’ll be starting a chapter-a-day re-read of book #7, An Echo in the Bone, in December, along with the amazing Outlander Book Club. More details to follow!

By Blood We Live (The Last Werewolf, #3)

2) By Blood We Live by Glen Duncan: Can’t wait for the final book in the Last Werewolf trilogy! Due February 2014.

Lair of Dreams (The Diviners, #2)

3) Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray: Sequel to the scrumptious The Diviners! Release date August 2014.

4) The Winds of Winter by George R. R. Martin: I found this cover image online, but I have no idea if it’s official. No publication date yet, so it may be years before we get to find out what happens next in A Song of Ice and Fire.

The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy, #3)

5) The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness. At last, there’s a release date for the final book in the All Soul’s Trilogy! No cover art yet, but at least we know that we only have to wait until July 2014 to find out what’s happened to Matthew and Diana!


6) The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey. I loved The 5th Wave; can’t wait for #2, due out in May.

Locke and Key, Vol. 6: Omega & Alpha

7) Locke & Key, volume 6: Omega & Alpha by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez. The final volume in the amazing (and super creepy) Locke & Key graphic novel series. To be published February 2014.

Sunrise (Ashfall, #3)

8) Sunrise by Mike Mullin. The conclusion to the Ashfall trilogy will be released in April 2014.


Bring on the sequel!

9) Epitaph by Mary Doria Russell. Sadly, we’ll have to wait until 2015 for the sequel to MDR’s outstanding Doc.

Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, #8)

10) Night Broken by Patricia Briggs. I just love the Mercy Thompson books, and hope the series continues for a long, long time. Book #8 will be released in March 2014.

There are a few more I can think of, but I’ll save those for another week’s Top 10! What sequels are you just dying to read?

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27 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Sequels I Can’t Wait To Get My Hands On

  1. Heard so many awesome things about The 5th Wave, and my friend gave it to me as my birthday present in her incessant efforts to get me to read it =P MUST READ IT SOON!! Hopefully I won’t have to wait as long for the sequel… Us book lovers sure have itchy hands when it comes to books and their unreleased counterparts!

    Alicia @ Summer Next Top Story

    • It *is* awfully hard to wait, isn’t it? It just kills me to read something the second it comes out… and then have to wait a year or more for the sequel. I hope you enjoy The 5th Wave!

    • I was so excited when the title and publication date were finally announced! I loved the first two books — can’t wait to see how it all wraps up! Thanks for stopping by!

  2. I have the next Mercy book on my list too. That description is KILLING me!! I can’t wait to read it.

    What an awesome idea, reading a chapter a day of An Echo in the Bone before WIMOHB comes out. I admit, I haven’t read AEITB yet, and I’m afraid of all I’ve forgotten from Breath of Snow and Ashes to even start it. They’re such big books!

    TTT @ Krista’s Dust Jacket

    • The Mercy books just keep delivering, don’t they? LOVE them. I wouldn’t mind some new Alpha & Omega books too, whenever Patricia Briggs gets a chance. 🙂

      It’s been a few years since I last read ABOSAA, but I’m counting on my book group to fill in the blanks for me! If you want to join in the read-along (or just jump on in to any and all discussions about the series), come check out Outlander Book Club! We always love it when new folks join in!

    • Oh, yes, give The 5th Wave a try! I really enjoyed it (and need to go read more by this author!). The Winds of Winter — sigh. Realistically speaking, it sounds like we have a few more years to wait. And I want it now! (Or at least, before I forget everything that happened in A Dance With Dragons!). Thanks for stopping by!

  3. I can’t wait for the finale to All Soul’s. I was really hoping it would be next year; glad to hear it’s official! (You know, if it doesn’t get pushed back, as books occasionally do…)

    • No, no, no! No pushing back the release of All Soul’s! 🙂 I really can’t wait to see how it all wraps up — those books are fun, sexy, and SMART too.

  4. There are a lot of series on your list that I haven’t started yet, but I right there with you on Lair of Dreams and The Infinite Sea. I’ll have to check the others out, though. Thanks for sharing!

    • Oh, I agree, I hate having to wait. One of my resolutions for 2013 was not to start any more series, unless it’s a series that’s already complete. I haven’t stuck to it completely… but I’m trying!

  5. The cover for The Winds of Winter looks great, assuming it ends up being the actual cover. I’m obsessed with the TV series, but I have yet to start the books. I was hoping I’d start by the end of the year, but since it’s already November, I’m not sure how likely that is!

    I really enjoyed The 5th Wave, too, and I can’t wait to see what the cover of The Infinite Sea looks like. (And it would be nice to read it, too.) 🙂

    Stephanie @ Inspiring Insomnia

    • The nice thing about the George R. R. Martin books is that even though they’re huge, you’ve got plenty of time! It’ll be a couple of years at least before #6 comes out, so that gives you lots of time to catch up, no matter when you start!

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