Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, featuring a different top 10 theme each week. This week, we’re focusing on the books we most look forward to reading this spring… and yes, I have plenty! Here are the top 10 books on my to-be-read list — some upcoming new releases, and some books that have been patiently waiting for me for months (or years) already:
1) Written In My Own Heart’s Blood by Diana Gabaldon
2) Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
3) The Serpent of Venice by Christopher Moore
4) My Real Children by Jo Walton
5) Landline by Rainbow Rowell
6) The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
7) Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
8) Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
9) The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
10) In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
What books are you looking forward to reading this spring? Share your links, and I’ll come check out your top 10!
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22 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books on my Spring TBR List”
I really liked Burial Rites. I hope you enjoy it too. I also can’t wait to read Landline. Rainbow Rowell is a great author. 🙂
I’ve enjoyed everything I’ve read by Rainbow Rowell so far, so I’m really looking forward to Landline! I’m glad to hear you liked Burial Rites. I’ll be reading it with a book group next month, and it looks like something that will generate some great discussion. Thanks!
I’ve heard great things about The Name of the Wind! Not a particular genre I gravitate towards but many of my friends have enjoyed it — and I hope you do as well!
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Thanks! A lot of my friends have loved The Name of the Wind as well, and I think it’s about time I made time for it. 🙂
I hope you enjoy The Name of the Wind! Lucky that you have Landline already on your to-read list. I almost bought Burial Rites the other day but then held it off (bought too many books that day already) but I’m definitely eyeing it next. Great list 🙂
Thanks! I’m looking forward to Burial Rites — I’ve had my eye on it for a while, and then my book group picked it for April. It’s nice to have a reason to get started. 🙂
I’m embarrassed to tell you how long Life after Life has been on my list of books to read. Too long! Burial Rites needs to be read by me as well. Enjoy your spring reads!.
LOL, I bought Life After Life when it was released last spring… and it’s been sitting on my shelf ever since, along with a couple of others I bought at the same time. I have to stop buying books and then not reading them!
It happens to me too! I have books that I’ve bought over a year ago. That’s why this year I’ve decided to accept only one review request a month and to try and not buy any more books. I’m working through my list of books at home 🙂
I didn’t like Life after Life I feel like I missed the whole point of the book. I look forward to hearing your take on it
Hmmm. I keep seeing Life After Life on all the “best of” lists, and even thought I’ve had the book for almost a year now, still haven’t read it. I’m really going to try to finally get to it, and then we’ll have to compare notes! 🙂
I feel like the only person who didn’t like it or didn’t get the grand design of the author
Man. I might just die of happiness when the new Gabaldon (finally) comes out. Been trying to squeeze in a full re-read but that’s a MASSIVE chunk of time. I’m excited for Mr. Mercedes too but even more so for Revival (although that doesn’t come out in Spring so ignore me). My Real Children is super high on my anticipated list as well as Landline. Burial Rites and Life After Life are AMAZING, a couple of my favorites so I hope you enjoy them. 🙂
I’m rereading #6 and #7 right now (Outlander), and realizing how much I’d forgotten. Cannot wait for June! I agree, Revival sounds terrific, and will definitely be on my fall TBR list!
Ooh I really want to read The Name of the Wind! I didn’t put it on my list because I probably won’t get to it any time soon, but I really do want to read it! Great list. Happy Tuesday!
I’ve been meaning to get to it for a long time now — so I thought if I put it on my list, maybe I’d finally force myself to start it!
The Name Of the Wind is fantastic. I’d love to hear what you think about it. Also, there are some really great picks here. Happy reading and thank goodness it’s almost spring!
Hurray for spring! I can’t believe I’ve waited this long to start The Name of the Wind. 🙂
I hope I get to Life After Life this spring! It’s been on my list forever. Also looking forward to Landline! My Real Children looks really interesting too.
My Real Children might actually be one of the ones I’m most looking forward to! I’ve had a copy of Life After Life for about a year now.. . so I think it’s about time that I finally read it.
Yes to all of these especially Written in My Heart’s Own Blood and The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency two of my favourite series 🙂
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Very interesting and varied book list. You got all genres except non-fiction. Include a writing related book and your spring will be generistic. 😛