Oh how I miss the joy of making lists on Tuesdays. Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, and this week’s topic is Top Ten Books On My Fall To-Be-Read List – somewhat delayed I feel, since it’s almost the end of September, but ah well. There’s a little over two more months of fall. Is it likely that I’ll read all ten of these, or even five? Probably not, but I do love just making lists of books, so how could I resist?
1. Think Like a Freak by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner – I really feel like the authors of these books should just list themselves as “The Steves”. From the Steves that brought us the other Freakonomics books, comes a book about how to think more analytically about the world around you. I feel like this will be really interesting to listen to on audio. Perhaps I’ll actually get around to it before it’s due at the library. That, or I’ll maybe make it an Audible pick some time. Mayyyyybe.
2. Misery by Stephen King – It was Stephen King’s birthday on Sunday! Which has nothing to do with anything, really. This is one of my RIP IX picks that I’m hoping to start soon.
3. A Rogue by Any Other Name by Sarah MacLean – Because sometimes the cozy weather in fall needs a little romance reading.
4. Bag of Bones by Stephen King – It was Stephen King’s birthday on Sunday! Which has nothing to do with anything, really. This is one of my RIP IX picks that I’m hoping to start soon. (Why yes, I did just copy and paste that…)
5. 2 A.M. at The Cat’s Pajamas by Marie-Helene Bertino – I have to be honest, I just grabbed this at the library because I saw a lot of hype about it around the blogosphere, but I really have no clue what it’s about. Any one want to convince me to actually get around to reading this one?
6. Season to Taste by Natalie Young – A charming housewife kills her crappy husband and decides to dispose of the evidence by eating him. I feel like only good things can come from this.
7. An Untamed State by Roxane Gay – Because I heart Bad Feminist and need to see if Gay’s fiction is equally fabulous.
8. Fortune’s Pawn by Rachel Bach – Some sort of sci-fi space opera book about a lady spaceship mercenary. I’m in.
9. Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique – I’ve heard soooooo many good things about how wonderful and beautifully-written this book is. You guys better not let me down here.
10. Black Widow volume 1: The Finely Woven Thread by Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto – Well let’s be honest; I have a crap ton more comics on the to-read list right now. But this in particular is a series I’m really looking forward to starting.
Let’s hope Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon in October REALLY helps me make a dent in this!