This is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke And The Bookish 🙂
For this week’s feature, we were asked to tell you more about the top ten books sitting on our TBR piles for this summer. Being a Philippines-based blogger however, I can’t exactly claim that I have anything yet for the next summer, because its practically a year away. I’m currently a senior at my school, rains are pouring everywhere, classes are suspended in the afternoons, and my next book haul will probably come around by my sixteenth birthday. And since summer has ended over here when it’s just starting everywhere on the other side of the globe, I decided to just feature the books I’m planning to buy for myself next. I’m not exactly sure if I can get my hands on all of these any time soon, but I utterly REFUSE to become a party pooper so of course I am completing my list, and of course I am joining this feature.
This time, I’m going to leave the synopsis to Goodreads, because I’m actually opining on my picks, and for fear of posting an excessively lengthy entry that most likely no one will be patient enough to read, I’ll just leave you guys with my thoughts on the features, and hope that they inspire you to pick them up too. And with that, happy reading everyone! 🙂
1. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
I have heard so many good things about this one, seen so many good reviews, and since I’m all for getting myself into a good mood via good book, this is definitely a must read for me.
2. The Story Of Us by Deb Caletti
I have to admit that I want to read this just because the synopsis is pretty interesting. Most of the reviews I’ve seen for this one claim it’s so-so, but who knows? Maybe it’s more my type of book that everyone else’s.
3. Anna And The French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
For last week’s feature, this book was everywhere. The post to AATFK feature ratio was probably borderline 1:1. Everyone seems to have enjoyed this one, and because I hate getting left out of the good stuff, I thought hey, why not try to try it out.
4. Eleanor And Park by Rainbow Rowell
This is one of those cases wherein I fall in love with the covers. Yes, yes I know, I didn’t have to be so judgy-judgy, but hey, plus points to this title for attracting readers with its not-so content! Besides, a lot of people seemed to have justified their curiosities with the actual story, so I’m thinking this should be pretty worth it.
5. The Statistical Probability Of Love At First Sight by Jennifer Smith
It’s the title that’s captivating. Next to the fact that I have nada ideas for the statistical probability of love at first sight, I’m actually interested because I want to know. The story seems interesting, and though it’s one of those averagely reviewed titles, I still believe I won’t really get to agree or disagree without reading it. And so I want to.
6. All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill
This is one of those books wherein the synopsis just screams doom. And I love things like that! I’m not sadistic or anything, but because I believe that one way or another, characters resolve impossibly resolvable issues in the end, I’m going to want to give this one a shot.
7. Perfect Scoundrels by Ally Carter
Heist Society was the bomb diggity. And Uncommon Criminals was Heist Society’s appeal squared. I just adore this series! And because I have unfinished business, I really want a copy of this book. Like NOW.
8. The Sea Of Tranquility by Katja Millay
I don’t even know why I want to read this. I just do. My instincts are telling me to grab a copy and I want to, because I can sense it’s going to be awesome. And let me tell you, my instincts are pretty darn spot on.
9. The Program by Suzanne Young
If you’ve been following this blog long enough, you’ll know that I love all things dystopian. Most of these are pretty maudlin, or just overall depressing and meant to be that way, but I love them because they tend to have strong characters who feel and care for one another. And I appreciate that.
10. This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales
I love music. I hate DJing, one because I’ve never tried it, and two, because the sounds it produces seems way too loud for my taste, but this book seems unique in story line, and I want to try something different. So I think going for this one was pretty easy.
What do you think? Sound off in the comments!