Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Top Ten Tuesday # 18 (Top Ten 2014 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn't Get To)

TOP TEN TUESDAY is a weekly book meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish.

This week is all about those books that were published this past 2014 that I wanted to read but unfortunately I didn't get to. I'm just gonna basically list the books and that's it because the only reason why I didn't get to read them was lack of time, as always.

Before getting into the nitty-gritty I wanna tell you first that for the rest of the month I won't be as active here as past weeks and when I mean active I mean visiting other people's blogs and commenting on their posts. In two weeks time I'll have my exams and I'm starting to feel a bit panicky because there is not enough time. Seriously. I'm gonna have a heart attack. I have all my TTT posts pre-written until February 10th so you can bet I'm stressed. I never pre-write anything! That said, I'll try to visit as many posts as I can when I have some spare time. So, bear with me please! That said, here is the list!


         

- The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith.
- All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. 
- Half a King by Joe Abercrombie. 
- The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson 


          

- The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
- Red Rising by Pierce Brown
- Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman



          

- Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
- Everything I Never Told Yoy by Celeste Ng
- Kingdom of Scars by Eoin C. Macken. Little explanation here even though I said I wasn't gonna; maybe if you're a Merlin fan you have probably recognised Eoin's name. He played Sir Gwaine and he's now leading the show Night Shift. When I heard he was releasing a novel I was very intrigued about it. Macken has a honors degree in Psychology and this novel is a coming-of-age tale so the psychological aspects are a reality here and I wanted to see how he dealt with all of it. Not only that, but the novel has been quite praised, especially the writing style, and it has been nominated as best newcomer at the Irish Book Awards. 


Have you read any of this books? Would you want to?

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