December 24, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wish Santa Would Bring

Merry Christmas, everyone!  I hope y'all have a great day tomorrow, get the gifts you hope for, have fun with family, and eat yummy food.

So...books I wish Santa would bring... I'm going to go off my book wishlists that I gave my parents and grandparents, since they're technically Santa. ;)

1. Allegiant by Veronica Roth
Our local indie bookseller had a few signed copies, and I dropped repeated hints that I wanted it, so we'll see if it's under the tree for me tomorrow.

2. Relic by Heather Terrell
I had an ARC of this book, but I want an actual hardcover copy to go on my bookshelf.

This was one of my favorite reads of 2013, and I neeeeeeddddd it.  So if no one gets it for me, hopefully I'll have a giftcard to go buy books.

4. The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg
"All I need is this book..."

I'm still completing my collection of Gallagher Girls books, and since I have the first two (and book six), this one is next on my list, even though it's probably my least favorite of the series.

6. Golden by Jessi Kirby
I promise I don't want this book solely for its beautiful cover.

7. Margot by Jillian Cantor
One of the best historical fiction novels I've ever read.  I love the whole "what-if" set-up.

It's one of the books I read and liked a lot, so of course I want it.

9. The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
It's become a "thing" that every year since The Son of Neptune, my mom has gotten me the latest book in the Heroes of Olympus series for Christmas.  Will that tradition continue this year?  I hope so!

I thought about putting Cress as book ten, since I really wish Santa would bring it for me.  But I'm trying to be realistic here.  So I'll go for another book on one of my wishlists.

10. Falling for Hamlet by Michelle Ray
I'm still a Shakespeare/Hamlet geek.  I still want this book, no matter how much I dislike its cover. (Seriously, what self-respecting girl wears a skirt that short?)


  1. I wish I wouldve put Golden on my list this week!!! I definitely want that one. And yuck to that girls ass hanging out on that Falling for Hamlet cover. I am not feeling that at all. But the book does sound cute :)

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  2. I like the Heroes of Olympus tradition you have going on! It didn't made on my list because im hoping for the whole set next year! :) *fingers crossed!!
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  3. Looks like a great wishlist! I hope you get all the books (and other things) you want!

  4. I totally agree with the skirt. I mean even so, put pants under!
    For a question, what is Margot about?

    1. It's about Margot Frank, Anne Frank's older sister.

  5. This is such a GREAT list. I've read a few off of here and I enjoyed them all. Margot and Golden especially! I REALLY hope you are able to get at least one or two from Santa aka the grandparents! Happy Holidays/Merry Christmas!

    1. Aw, thank you! Merry Christmas to you, too!

  6. Good list! I hope some of those make it under your tree tomorrow!! Happy Holidays!

  7. This Song Will Save Your Life is also on my list! I would also like to read Golden at some point. Everybody always says that it's a seriously moving book. Hope you get some of these tomorrow! Merry Christmas!

    1. Thanks, Rebecca! Merry Christmas to you, too.

  8. I've read at least til book five in the Gallagher girls and I'm in the middle of reading the house of hades (while still mad at rick for percabeth...) and I've read the first two divergent books, but what are the rest if the books about?

    1. If I took the time to describe every book, we'd be here until Santa got to my house! I suggest checking out the synopses on Goodreads.


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