Every once in a while I get my days of the week aligned, huh? I was thinking the other day that I really don't do any of the 'popular' memes and weekly events that circulate around the blogosphere. I think that is probably why my blog is so quiet comment-wise! I have my moments where I think I have been blogging for almost four years and lately you can hear a pin drop... It's my own fault. I always just blogged and tried to stay out of everything! I probably should've tried harder, huh? Oh, well, I am just having a moment. It will pass!
Anyway, I think I am going to have my own weekly event. I always really enjoyed Dewey's Book Coveting posts, so in memory of her, I am going to try and post books that I really want to read, buy, or borrow from the library. This is not hard for me, you know. Today, we are going to take a look in the 'Book Bag'. These are books that I own and have put in a little pile to read soon.
First up is Shanghai Girls by Lisa See. I actually almost started this last night, but there was a fantasy book that I really wanted to read, too. So, I asked Stephanie and Amy if I should go fantasy or historical fiction on Twitter and they both picked fantasy. That means I am reading China Mieville's newest book instead. See's newest is an ARC that I received from Random House Canada last week. I think it will probably be my next read because I loved her other two books.
Orphans of Chaos by John C. Wright. A fantasy novel that I have out from the library. I have never read Wright before and have been curious, so decided to give him a try!
Grim Tuesday by Garth Nix. I read the first book in this series, but haven't reviewed it yet. This is a continuation with the series.
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. Curiousity. Two years ago this book was reviewed at Twisted Kingdom. Even though I have told people that the person they are yelling at no longer blogs, people still comment... So, I figured I really must read this book for myself!
The Language of the Night by Ursula K. LeGuin. I need a book for the non-fiction portion of the Once Upon a Time Challenge...
The Queen of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner. The sequel to The Thief, which is another book I need to review. I hear good things about this series!
Love is Hell by Various. I don't really like short story collections, but there are stories by Melissa Marr and Scott Westerfeld. Figured it was worth a read!
The Elegance of the Hedgehog - For the Dewey Reading Challenge.
The Exchange by Graham Joyce. I really can't remember why I wanted to read this book... Like I keep saying, I need to write things down!
Magickeepers by Erica Kirov - Need to have this read soon for a blog tour! I also have Starfinder for John Marco that I have to read before the 17th of June!
Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie. An ARC that I have had for a while and really want to read.
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters. An ARC that I really want to read! Getting good reviews so far...
Yep, the sad thing is that is just some of the books that I want to read! I have too many choices!