Wow, it’s been forever since I did a Top Ten Tuesday! I always love doing the TBR lists — it’s so much fun to see what everyone is excited about reading right now! My fall TBR list is a mix of upcoming releases, gothic/spooky autumnal reads, and books I’m just plain excited about:
1. Kristan Higgins, In Your Dreams — Higgins is basically an autobuy author for me at this point. I love her witty contemporary romances, which all seem to include lovingly dysfunctional families. This one also contains a fake relationship that becomes real, which is a romance trope I tend to enjoy, so I’ve got high hopes!
2. Roberto Ampuero, The Neruda Case — I’ve had this book on my TBR list for a while, and a challenge I’m doing on LibraryThing encouraged me to check it out now. It looks like a fun book — a mystery set in the ’70s that takes its detective around the world — so I’m eager to see how it turns out.
3. Diane Setterfield, Bellman & Black — I LOVED The Thirteenth Tale when I read it years ago, so I’m thrilled that Setterfield has written another book! Autumn seems like the perfect time for (what looks like) a ghost story.
4. Maggie Stiefvater, Blue Lily, Lily Blue — Can’t wait to read this next installment of the Raven Cycle!
5. Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Good Omens — This book has been on my shelf for years, and I’ve always been sure I would like it, so I’m really not sure why it’s taken me so long to read it!
6. Ethel Lina White, The Lady Vanishes — I recently watched (and enjoyed) the Hitchcock film, but I had no idea it was a book first! I’ve heard it’s quite different from the movie, so I’m interested to compare and contrast.
7. Charles Finch, The Laws of Murder — This next installment of the Charles Lenox series is coming out in November, and I can’t wait! I love this series about a Victorian gentleman-detective, especially for all the wonderful secondary characters!
8. Gail Carriger, Waistcoats & Weaponry — Another November release that I’m eagerly anticipating! I really enjoy Carriger’s particular brand of silliness, and her Finishing School series is great fun.
9. Graeme Simsion, The Rosie Project — This one’s been on my TBR list since it came out, and I recently bought my own copy, so there’s really no excuse now!
10. Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth — Okay, don’t hate me, but I have never read this book. I know, what were my parents thinking? But I’ll get to it this fall, I promise!