There are so many new 2017 releases and previous releases that I have on my 2017 to read list. This year my goal is to read 85 books, so a bit lower than last year. I’ve come up with four different categories with a few books in each category that go alongside my goals of reading more classics and diverse books.
Like just about everyone else, I cannot wait for ACOWAR. I mean, ACOMAF was absolutely amazing, so there is no doubt in my mind this one won’t be either. Anyone else really nervous to see what happens?
Lady Midnight was such a pleasant surprise. I’m so excited for Lord of Shadows to release this March because I NEED to know what happens next.
This one could also fit in the category of more diverse books, but this is one of my top most anticipated releases for the year, so I put it on this list. Renee Ahdieh is an amazing author, so I cannot wait to get my hands on her latest retelling—Mulan!
The final installment in the Throne of Glass series doesn’t even have a title yet. If you know me, then you know how much of a Throne of Glass fan I am. Now, Empire of Storms wasn’t as good as the other books in my mind, but I have a feeling this one will blow my mind away.
This book is huge. Hence why it’s been called “The Brick”. I already have this book on my shelf, I’m just waiting for a good time to read it so I can really enjoy it without having to worry about reviewing books, etc.
Oh, I just love this cover. I’ve had this book for years, so I think I’m finally going to read it this year. I also really want to buy this copy because i lost the dust jacket for mine and it’s just a blue hardback.
I’m finally gonna give in and see what all the Jane Austen hype is about. I’m not really sure what book of hers to start off with (any suggestions?), but I know I definitely want to read Pride and Prejudice.
I know, I know. Even I can’t believe I haven’t read this one. I’ve read and loved so many retellings, I don’t know what’s been keeping me from actually reading Alice in Wonderland.
I’ve been meaning to read this one for a while now. Everyone is always telling me how great it is, so I finally plan on reading it this year.
I loved The Star-Touched Queen, so I’m highly anticipating Crown of Wishes, the sequel of sorts. I’ve heard that this one is just as amazing as the first book, so I cannot wait.
This sounds like a really interesting book. The main character is agoraphobic and has OCD and anxiety. I’ve read a few books about mental illness and I feel like they can go one way or the other for me, but I’m really excited for this one.
Carry On is a spinoff of sorts to Rowell’s Fangirl, which I really enjoyed. This book has been sitting on my shelves since January, so I definitely plan to read it this year.
I know this book is getting a lot of hype in the book community right now, but if you don’t know about it, this is a book inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. The main character is a sixteen year old named Starr who witnessed the police killing her best friend unarmed. I am extremely excited to read this one, and I know this will be a very important and impactful read.
The Winner’s trilogy has been on my TBR for so long. I’ve been wanting to read it for about two years now, but I’m finally going to read it this year.
I had a Target giftcard for Christmas so I ordered A Darker Shade of Magic and Crystal Storm, not realizing that the latter was the fifth book in the Falling Kingdoms series, not the fourth. Whoops.
What books are you most looking forward to read? Have you ever bought the wrong book in a series, too? What are your favorite classics that you think I should read this year, too?