Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Can’t-Wait Books for the 1st Half of 2016


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 Most Anticipated Releases For The First Half of 2016.

Organized by release month, here are the books I’ll be dying for in the first six months of 2016… some of which I already have on preorder!


1) All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders: A new sci-fi novel by one of my favorite writers and recappers at io9.

All the Birds



2) Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys: About a WWII-era tragedy. Sounds amazing.

Salt to the Sea

3) All the Winters After by Seré Prince Halverson: Fiction set in Alaska! I’m in.

All the Winters After


4) Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs: The new Mercy Thompson book!!! I love this series so much.

Fire Touched

5) The Steep and Thorny Way by Cat Winters: After reading three of her novels in 2015, I’ve officially moved Cat Winters onto my “must read no matter what” list of authors.

Steep & Thorny Way


6) Fellside by M. R. Carey: I loved The Girl With All the Gifts. This new book sounds deliciously creepy.


7) Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld: The newest volume in The Austen Project is a retelling of Pride and Prejudice, and for me, it’s a must!



8) The Fireman by Joe Hill. Yes. Just yes.

The Fireman

9) At the Edge of Summer by Jessica Brockmole: I loved the author’s previous novel, Letters From Skye!

At the Edge of Summer

10) Peace Talks by Jim Butcher: the 16th book in the always amazing Dresden Files series!

No cover yet for Peace Talks, but here's a classic Dresden image.

No cover yet for Peace Talks, but here’s a classic Dresden image.


What books are you most eager to read in 2016? Please share your links!

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34 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Can’t-Wait Books for the 1st Half of 2016

  1. I’m currently reading Jewel’s memoir, she’s from Alaska, and it has me curious to know more about living in Alaska, so I’m glad I saw your post today. I’m adding All The Winters After to my “t-read” shelf. And who doesn’t love a good Pride and Prejudice retelling!?

  2. I can’t wait for the new Ruta Sepytas – loved her other stuff and there is going to be a movie of her other historical fiction, its in filming now, i think

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