Top Ten Books I Really Want to Read But Don't Own Yet (36)

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:00 AM
Top Ten Tuesday is hosted over at The Broke and the Bookish. Top Ten Tuesday is where book bloggers can share a top ten list based on a bookish prompt. This week's topic is...

Top Ten Books I Really Want to Read But Don't Own Yet
There are so many books I could include on this list; I seriously could go on and on but I'll limit myself to just the ones I really think I'll enjoy or ones that are the last book in a favorite series. 

1-2. The Cuckoo's Calling and The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith (Pseudonym), J.K. Rowling - It's pretty much a given that I'll like anything written by J.K. Rowling, and it's only a matter of time before I own these. I hope sooner rather than later. 

3. Let Me In by John Ajvide Lindqvist, Ebba Sergerberg (translator) - I loved both the American and the Swedish film versions, so I'm excited to read the actual book. It's one vampire tale that seems to be truly horrific like The Passage.

4. Sorrow's Knot by Erin Bow - I've been looking forward to reading this one for some time, and I'm hoping it meets my high expectations. The premise sounds so intriguing, and like nothing I've read before.

5. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott - I want to start writing again sometime soon, and I think this book will be helpful. I've heard so many good things about it, and I'm hoping to read it eventually.

6. The Girl From the Well by Rin Chupeco - This book sounds absolutely terrifying, and therefore, like my kind of book. I don't know if I'll actually end up buying it, but I'd love to read it soon, and it's not available at my library. At least not yet...

7. The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima - I am always up for a good fantasy, and I've heard so many good things about this series. Yes, I'm reluctant to start yet another series, but I think this might be a new favorite. I just don't have any of the books in this series...I might borrow it from the library though to make sure I'm a fan.

8. Into the Still Blue by Veronica Rossi - I own the first two books in the Under the Never Sky series, and I just need to buy the third book to complete the series. I'm anxious to read this one, but I'm also sad to see this series come to an end.

9. The Final Descent by Rick Yancey - I'm both nervous and excited to read this final book in The Monstrumologist series, a favorite series of mine. I have all of the other books in paperback, so I'm just waiting for this one to come out in paperback, as ridiculous as it sounds. I want them all to match on my shelves.

10. Raging Star by Moira Young - This is yet another book I need to complete a series on my bookshelves. I've been putting off reading this one because Rebel Heart just didn't compare to Blood Red Road. But it would bug me not having the full series on my shelves, and I hope to read this one during the fall.

What about everyone else? What books have you been dying to read but still don't own? And don't forget to link up to your Top Ten Tuesday in the comments!


  1. The Under the Never Sky series is a must read. It's such a great series, definitely one of my favorite dystopians out there. I have The Demon King series too, but I have yet to read it. I will definitely have to change that soon! :)

  2. Nice! Only read the Rossi book which was a fitting end to the series! Hope you get to read these ones soon!

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  3. I really want to check out the Robert Galbraith books too. Let Me In is good but soooo creepy.

  4. I really want to read Bird by Bird and Cuckoo's Calling myself but I loooved Sorrow's Knot and Into the Still Blue so...highly recommended! :)

  5. I keep meaning to read The Cuckoo's Calling, I really do, but for some reason every time I get it from the library I have to return it unread. I don't know what my deal is.

  6. Is Let Me In the same book as Let the Right One In? I read Let the Right One In. It's intense!

  7. Oh yes YES you must read the Cormoran Strike series! Truly excellent mysteries and GREAT characters. I own Final Descent, but haven't read it yet... kind of don't want the series to end yet! And as for Raging Star... well, of course it's not as good as Blood Red Road because that book was amazing, but I did actually end up liking it better than Rebel Heart in the end. The ending really blew me away!

  8. Bird by Bird is on my list for the longest time. I'm looking forward to reading it as well. Cuckoo's calling and Silkworm are amazing mystery thrillers- highly recommended. I'm yet to read Sorrow's Knot. Let Me in is the best book I've read this year.

  9. I want you to read J.K. Rowling's mystery series and act as my guinea pig in assessing how good they are haha. I mean, I'm sure I'll read them eventually, but I'm in no rush.
    Sorrow's Knot and Bird by Bird are both fantastic. I highly recommend you read them soon.
    And yes The Demon King is something I also want to read soon.

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  11. The demon king sounds like a great fantasy, I really want to start that series! *-*

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