To Be Read

Books! Books! Lots of wonderful books as far as the eye can see and more than the mind can comprehend. So many to choose from, each telling a different and interesting story, some born in the real world from actual events or imagined from the creative heart of a dreamer.

Books truly are nourishment for the soul!

As there are never enough hours in the day to read as many of them as I would like, it means that I have a reasonably robust list of books waiting for my attention in a combination of digital and physical (although mostly digital). And in order to keep track I have made a list (I love lists!).

Now I generally unhaul books that I have read UNLESS I really love them and want to keep them for a future re-read or if they are by a favored author so I don’t normally have a ridiculous amount of books waiting to be read. I would say that it varies between 50 and 60 which I think isn’t too bad.

So without further ado here is my To Be Read pile conveniently split into Fantasy/SciFi, General Fiction and Non-Fiction. I will get through them all … at some stage … I promise!

Fantasy/SciFi Fiction

(Alphabetized by author’s last name)

Leigh Bardugo
  • Siege and Storm
  • Ruin and Rising
  • Crooked Kingdom
  • Six of Crows
  • King of Scars
Becky Chambers
  • The Long Way To A Small Angry Planet
  • A Closed and Common Orbit
  • Record Of A Spaceborn Few
Fantasy/SciFi Fiction (Various)
  • Cinderella Is Dead by Kalynn Bayron
  • The Library of the Unwritten by A.J Hackwith
  • The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson
  • There Will Come A Darkness by Katy Rose Pool
  • Vicious by V.E Schwab
  • Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
General Fiction (Various)
  • If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha
  • Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender *
  • Letters to the Lost by Iona Grey
  • The Postscript Murders by Elly Griffiths
  • Good Girl Bad Girl by Holly Jackson
  • Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
  • The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
  • Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok
  • The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
  • All The Missing Girls by Megan Miranda
  • The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
  • Bailey’s Cafe by Gloria Naylor
  • The Women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor*
  • The Lido by Libby Page
  • The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley
  • Where’d You Go To Bernadette by Maria Semple
  • A Christmas Story by Jean Shapherd
  • Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
  • The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
Non-Fiction (Various)
  • Native: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire by Akala
  • Hollywood’s Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A by Lili Anolik
  • St Marks is Dead: The Many Lives of America’s Hippest Streets by Ada Calhoun
  • All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung
  • The Hollywood Jim Crow by Maryann Erigha
  • House of Glass: The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family by Hadley Freeman
  • Brit(ish) by Afua Hirsch
  • It’s Not About the Burqa edited by Mariam Khan
  • Stamped From The Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
  • How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson
  • The Wrong Kind of Women by Naomi McDougall Jones
  • So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold
  • Sigh, Gone by Phuc Tran
  • Kindred by Rebecca Wragg Sykes

Happy reading to me!

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