You can link your own post up tomorrow, but I had been thinking it started today, so I'll go ahead and post this (and allow it to serve as a reminder for you).
Lately I've sort of bemoaned that I don't always get to read what I want to read, but I'm changing my tune on that. I love my reviewing gig at 5 Minutes for Books, and my participation in the Amazon Vine program -- both of which provide me with more books than I know what to do with. And since I do get to accept or reject books that are offered to me, I really AM reading what I want to read. In fact, I've become pickier -- both in what I accept, and in what I choose to keep reading.
Because of the way I get books, it really is hard for me to make a list of the books that I expect to read in November or December, because I don't likely have them yet, but I will list the ones that I know about already.
So I will list off ones that I would like to read, predicting that I probably won't get to all of these exact titles, but within the three-month period I will likely read about 20 books (a fair amount of those middle grade or young adult, as you can see, which I do read faster).
I usually like to link to the books, because I know that I really like to click through links to see a little bit more about it. If you'd like to search, open a separate amazon.com window by clicking here.
(I'm also going ahead and tagging this for 5 Minutes for Books 4th-Tuesday carnival What's on Your Nightstand, so that I can just link it up tomorrow, instead of repeating myself, since these books listed are the ones I will be digging into this month).
Thirsty by Tracey Bateman
Little Bird of Heaven by Joyce Carole Oates
Dismantled by Jennifer McMahon
The Hunger Mirror
Once in a Blue Moon by Eileen Gouge
Non-fiction (Most of these are very readable memoir-ish books):
Come Back Como
The Hidden Life of Deer
The Kids are All Right
With Amanda (aloud or alongside):
Dear Pen Pal (the third in the Mother-Daughter Book Club)
Daddy Long Legs (the classic that the books is based on)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- it's time to wrap up the series at last!
Other Middle Grade or YA fiction:
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (Reread a childhood favorite for the Children's Classics on 5 Minutes for Books on October 13. Won't you join us?)
Escape Under the Forever Sky
The Other Side of Blue
When the Whistle Blows
Troubling a Star
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