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. And in order to keep track I have made a list (I love lists!).

So here is my To Be Read pile conveniently split into Fantasy, General Fiction and Non-Fiction. I will get through them all … at some stage … I promise!

Fantasy Fiction

(Alphabetized by author’s last name)

Tomi Adeyemi
  • Children of Blood and Bone
  • Children of Virtue and Vengeance
Leigh Bardugo
  • Siege and Storm
  • Ruin and Rising
  • Crooked Kingdom
  • Six of Crows
  • King of Scars
  • The Language of Thorns
  • Ninth House
N.K. Jemisin
  • The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
  • The Broken Kingdoms
  • The Kingdom of the Gods
Shelby Mahurin
  • Serpent and Dove
  • Blood and Honey (not yet released)
Samantha Shannon
  • The Pale Dreamer
  • The Bone Season
  • The Mime Order
  • The Song Rising
  • Priory of the Orange Tree
Fantasy Fiction (Various)
  • Cinderella Is Dead by Kalynn Bayron
  • Written in Red by Anne Bishop*
  • Shadowscent: The Darkest Bloom by P.M. Freestone*
  • Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey
  • The Library of the Unwritten by A.J Hackwith
  • A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
  • Dune by Frank Herbert
  • The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson
  • Crescent City: House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Mass
  • There Will Come A Darkness by Katy Rose Pool
General Fiction (Various)
  • The Binder of Lost Stories by Cristina Caboni *
  • If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha
  • Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender *
  • Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  • Letters to the Lost by Iona Grey
  • The Janus Stone by Elly Griffiths
  • Good Girl Bad Girl by Holly Jackson
  • The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
  • The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok
  • The Rearranged Life of Oona Lockhart by Margarita Montimore
  • Bailey’s Cafe by Gloria Naylor
  • Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell *
  • The House Across the Street by Lesley Pearse
  • The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley
  • The Gown by Jennifer Robson
  • Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
  • Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  • Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart
  • The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
  • Family Trust by Kathy Wang
Graphic Novel (Various)
  • Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel *
  • Bloom by Kevin Panetta and Savanna Ganucheau
  • Anne Frank’s Diary adapted by Ari Folman with illustrations by David Polonsky
  • Goldie Vance (vol 1) by Hope Larsson, Brittney Williams and Sarah Stern
  • American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang *
Non-Fiction (Various)
  • All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung
  • Untamed by Glennon Doyle
  • Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby
  • Stamped From The Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
  • So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Sigh, Gone by Phuc Tran

Happy reading to me!

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