Saturday, 5 March 2016

March Books on my Shelf!

March Books on my Shelf!

Here is my March TBR! Yes, there are way too many books on this list but I have a break this month and will be trying to read around half of these books and I will feel accomplished.

My Challenge for this Month is: Read a contemporary novel.

For this challenge I am going to be reading A Tale of Two Centuries by Rachel Harris

Alessandra D’Angeli is in need of an adventure. Tired of her sixteenth-century life in Italy and homesick for her time-traveling cousin, Cat, who visited her for a magical week and dazzled her with tales of the future, Alessandra is lost. Until the stars hear her plea.

One mystical spell later, Alessandra appears on Cat’s Beverly Hills doorstep five hundred years in the future. Surrounded by confusing gadgets, scary transportation, and scandalous clothing, Less is hesitant to live the life of a twenty-first century teen…until she meets the infuriating—and infuriatingly handsome—surfer Austin Michaels. Austin challenges everything she believes in…and introduces her to a world filled with possibility.

With the clock ticking, Less knows she must live every moment of her modern life while she still can. But how will she return to the drab life of her past when the future is what holds everything she’s come to love?

I NEVER read contemporary books as I feel like they are usually too overhyped and are overly cliche but I found this in the library and thought that I may like it. So we shall see.

A lot of the next books were in my TBR jar of books I want to read.

The first book I have is City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. I have put off reading this book since April of last year but since the tv show is becoming a success I have decided that it is time for me to try this popular series. Who knows? Maybe I’ll love it.

The second book I have is Stars Above by Marissa Meyer. I borrowed this from a friend and I am almost finished with it. This book contains short stories about the characters from Marissa Meyer’s wonderful series The Lunar Chronicles. I love this book and short review will be coming soon.

The third book I have is Dangerous Deception by Sarah Zettel. I have had this book out for many many weeks and it is seriously time for me to start reading this book.  This is the second book in The Palace of Spies series and I read the first book a while back. This series is about a girl who is hired to impersonate a lady at court while she tries to find out what happened to the girl she’s impersonating.

The fourth book I have is The Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling. I am re-reading this series as it is one of my favorites of all time.

The fifth book I have is The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen. I’m a little intimidated by this book but it looks so interesting that I will get over that detail. All I really know about this book is that it is a fantasy and the girl in the book is a princess in hiding who needs to claim her throne.

The sixth book I have is Starling by Lesley Livingston. This book includes Greek Mythology and I seriously can’t resist a book that includes mythology.

The seventh book is The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa. This is the second book in The Iron Fey series and it is a must for me to read as I want to read the whole series. It is an amazing series and I highly recommend it.

Then I have some books I received from NetGalley:

Lions in the Garden by Chelsea Luna. This book is set in 1610 and is about a Lady who is suddenly caught up in the Protestant rebellion. A review is coming.

I also have A Daring Sacrifice by Jody Hedlund. This is basically about a female Robin Hood and I am down.

A Reaper of Stone by Mark Gelineau and Joe King. 

A Lady is dead. Her noble line ended. And the King’s Reaper has come to reclaim her land and her home. In the marches of Aedaron, only one thing is for certain. All keeps of the old world must fall. 

Elinor struggles to find her place in the new world. She once dreamed of great things. Of becoming a hero in the ways of the old world. But now she is a Reaper. And her duty is clear. Destroy the old. Herald the new.  

The last book I have from NetGalley is One Paris Summer by Denise Grover Swank. I am starting to read contemporary fiction again and this is one that really appealed to me. It is set to release on June 7, 2016!

I also have a couple of extra books which I will probably not get to but I added them anyways:

One: The Heir by Kiera Cass. This is the fourth book in The Selection series which is one of my favorite series. People haven’t really liked this book but one of my friends is reading it and does like it so I thought that if I have time, I shall read this one.

Two: Nexis by A.L. Davroe. I received this book from my sister at Christmas and I seriously need to pick it up. The main character is a naturally born person while most of the others are genetically-altered Aristocrats. She really wants to be like everyone else but then her father is killed. She escapes into Nexis; the virtual reality game her father invented. Ugh this book sounds so awesome and I need to get to it.

Three: The Rose Society by Marie Lu. This is the second book in her new series The Young Elites and I loved the first book so I should read the second book. This series features a girl who was a survivor of the blood fever which swept through the land nearly ten years ago. Many died but many children also received strange markings and some even had remarkable powers. The main character is more villain than hero and that’s what I really like about this book.

Four: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han. This is a contemporary/romance YA book. This is about a girl who wrote to all the boys she’s ever liked/loved. Then one day she finds out all her secret letters have been mailed. People have said great things about this book so I am going to try it.

That is it for my March TBR!


  1. Ooh what a good pile of books! A Tale of Two Centuries sounds really intriguing, and I'm excited to hear what your opinions on it are. A Daring Sacrifice had me with the words "female Robin Hood". And one can never go wrong with a Harry Potter re-read! As for The Heir, so many people dislike it but I actually rated it 5 stars! I liked it just as much as the Selection trilogy, so I hope you like it too. Happy reading!

    1. I try to plan out my TBRs very very carefully. And I really can't wait to see what I think about all of these books! :)

  2. AHHH I want to read all of the books on this TBR shelf, except for the ones I've already read of course haha!

    1. I feel so overwhelmed by all the books I have on my TBR! I've only finished five. And I am going to do a Spring Break TBR with around six books or so. Many from this list.