Books coming out in 2018 by authors I love

I don’t want to miss on a new release from my favourite authors, or authors that are not on my favourite list but whose books I liked and maybe their next release will make me fall in love with their writing. So here’s a list of books coming out in 2018 written by authors I love (or just like, but hey, their new book sounds exciting!).

Feel Free
by Zadie Smith

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Yes! A new book by Zadie Smith! Too bad it’s just collection of essays, I’d prefer fiction novel, but I’m not gonna complain too much.

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Words in the Title – ‘birth’

words in the titleThis will the most random way of finding new exciting reads. Each week I’ll choose some random word and I’ll try to find books with this word in the title that I find interesting. This might result in my TBR growing exponentially. Each week though, I’ll first look if there’s a book that I already read that has this word in the title.

Rules:

  • Prepare a list of books with this week’s word in the title that:
    • You’ve read (you can export your Goodreads library to Excel file, it will be easier to find words in the titles this way)
    • You want to read (look in your TBR and search Goodreads or other places where you find books for new titles)
    • You do not want to read (up to you if you want to include this)
  • It’s up to you how many books you include in each category
  • Both singular and popular version of the word counts
  • If the word is a root of another word (like ‘snow’ in ‘snowman’) it also counts
  • Tag OlaReadsBooks in your post

This week’s word is: BIRTH


– Books I’ve read –

I haven’t read any book with the word ‘birth’ in the title.

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Down the TBR Hole #2

Down the TBR Hole is a weekly meme hosted by Lia @Lost in a Story. Rules are:

  • Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf.
  • Order on ascending date added.
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or should it go?

My To Read Shelf: 1519 books (I went on a ‘adding books to TBR binge’)

All books in today’s post were added to my TBR in December 2012.


One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
by Ken Kesey

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It’s one of the classics that I want to read one day.

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Words in the Title – ‘snow’

words in the titleThis will the most random way of finding new exciting reads. Each week I’ll choose some random word and I’ll try to find books with this word in the title that I find interesting. This might result in my TBR growing exponentially. Each week though, I’ll first look if there’s a book that I already read that has this word in the title.

Rules:

  • Prepare a list of books with this week’s word in the title that:
    • You’ve read (you can export your Goodreads library to Excel file, it will be easier to find words in the titles this way)
    • You want to read (look in your TBR and search Goodreads or other places where you find books for new titles)
    • You do not want to read (up to you if you want to include this)
  • It’s up to you how many books you include in each category
  • Both singular and plural version of the word counts
  • If the word is a root of another word (like ‘snow’ in ‘snowman’) it also counts
  • Tag OlaReadsBooks in your post

This week’s word is: SNOW


– Books I’ve read –

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  • Snow White by Brothers Grimm – one of the favourite fairy tales. I’m not sure if I actually read the original version or just some adaptation though…

– Books I want to read –

 

  • Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust – this is a recent release, YA fantasy novel with LGBT romance
  • Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi – beautiful cover! It’s a story of three women and strange connection between them.

– Books I do not want to read –

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  • Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch – I had this on my TBR for a while but after I while I lost interest in it, and now I won’t read it.

Words for next weeks:

15th January – birth (it’s my birthday week so I have to celebrate bookishly)

22nd January – free (season of holiday breaks in schools, I don’t go to school anymore but the sentiment of winter break is still there)

29th January – rights (2018 is a Year of Women’s Rights in Poland)

 

Words in the Title – ‘year’

words in the titleThis will the most random way of finding new exciting reads. Each week I’ll choose some random word and I’ll try to find books with this word in the title that I find interesting. This might result in my TBR growing exponentially. Each week though, I’ll first look if there’s a book that I already read that has this word in the title.

Rules:

  • Prepare a list of books with this week’s word in the title that:
    • You’ve read (you can export your Goodreads library to Excel file, it will be easier to find words in the titles this way)
    • You want to read (look in your TBR and search Goodreads or other places where you find books for new titles)
    • You do not want to read (up to you if you want to include this)
  • It’s up to you how many books you include in each category
  • Both singular and plural version of the word counts
  • If the word is a root of another word (like ‘snow’ in ‘snowman’) it also counts
  • Tag OlaReadsBooks in your post

About ‘You do not want to read’ category – I have a ‘lost interest’ shelf on Goodreads, so it will be easy for me to identify books that I don’t what to read. If it’s not easy for you, no pressure. It’s all for fun 🙂

This week’s word is: YEAR

 

– Books I’ve read –

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  • In Twenty Years by Allison Winn Scotch – a pleasant read about group of university friends reunited twenty years after the graduation

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