Let’s not talk about the several dozen books I already have on my TBR. Or the fact that it’s only September. Or the fact that I should be doing my assignments rather than looking through 2018 Goodreads list.
This is important stuff, okay? And the people have a right to know. Let’s get started.
Look at that COVER. I’ve loved the other two companion books and without even know what this one’s about, I’m excited for it.
Somehow I’ve become more of a sci-fi person this year, and Jay Kristoff’s writing only keeps getting better. Let’s not talk about how long it took me to realise this reads “lifelike” and is not just random garbled letters.
ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL COVER. It’s about a world where Beauty is a commodity valued more than anything. It looks amazing, basically.
This girl’s grandmother is the author of some really dark fairytales, and this sounds like an extension of those dark fairytales. Plus, what an amazing title. Sign me the hell up.
WHEN DIMPLE MET RISHI is only the most adorable book ever. So I’m incredibly excited about this one, which follows aspiring film-maker Twinkle.
Multiple POVs, some death, some mystery, and the exploration of race, gender and identity. This looks absolutely incredible.
I didn’t know I needed a book about a drummer bi girl until I heard about this book. But now I want it more than anything in my life.
I’m SLIGHTLY dubious at this one because it could be very bad, but it also could be very good. And the protagonist is slightly older than your average YA characters, which I’m always on the look-out for (being, you know, over the hill at the ripe old age of twenty).
“Narrated by Felicity and featuring travel, pirates, and a science girl gang.” DO I EVEN NEED TO KNOW MORE?
Zélie has to BRING BACK MAGIC. You know who loves magic? Me. And you know who loves diverse fantasy? Me. I’m so excited for this one.
I was absolutely blown away by STRANGE THE DREAMER so I am v v excited for this.
So this one looks like it’s about drawing, a boy, churches and dealing with abuse. It looks absolutely brilliant.
Honestly, they had me at “student-run reality show.” This one has a really refreshing concept and looks like it’ll be a really fun read.
“Snow-White & Rose-Red meets Swan Lake, in which two sisters become rivals in a game that will turn the losing girl into a swan.” UM. I DON’T THINK I’VE EVER NEEDED A BOOK MORE THAN THIS ONE. Plus, Anna-Marie McLemore has a proven track record at being just amazing.
So this one’s about Leigh, who visits Taiwan to see her maternal grandparents and find her mother, whom she is convinced has turned into a bird after committing suicide. I’m cautiously optimistic because it sounds absolutely wonderful.
This is not even a full list of the books I’m anticipating. Yikes.
I think I need a support group. We can call ourselves “The Readers Who Whinge About How Many Books They Have To Read Rather Than Actually Reading Them.” I’m sure it’ll be very popular.
So tell me – which 2018 books are you excited for? Or are you still dealing with 2017?