Books I Knew Nothing about Until #BookExpo2018

Book Expo America, one of the biggest book industry events around happened just this last weekend…

And I totally missed it, for the 3rd time?

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But I did obsess over the Twitter feed (#BookExpo2018). For days. Which is how now I have a handy list of book titles coming out within the year that look INCREDIBLY FANTASTIC and that I must pre-order straight away!

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My Life as Books: 2017 Edition

I did these on Poisoned Rationality since 2009, and continued the tradition here in 2015 and 2016…so what’s new?

Using only books you have read this year (2017), cleverly answer these questions.   Try not to repeat a book title. (links lead to GoodReads)

Describe Yourself:  A Silent Voice

How do you feel: Guilty as Sin

Describe where you currently live:  Down Among the Sticks and Bones

If you could go anywhere, where would you go: The Nameless City

Your favorite form of transport: Space Pirate

Your best friend is: Star Witch

What’s the weather like: Snowspelled

Favourite time of day: Waiting on a Bright Moon

What is life to you: Uncaged Wallflower

Your fear: Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

What is the best advice you have to give: Make it Seen

Thought for the Day: All Systems Red

How I would like to die: Beneath the Sugar Sky

My soul’s present condition: Adulthood is a Myth

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Revisiting: My Top Anticipated Books for 2017

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Ben is still my patronus. I mean it. And I think he’d agree that’s appropriate.

Back at the end of 2016 I did a slew of posts to discuss what books I was most anticipating for 2017. I’ll be doing another bunch of posts in December to discuss my 2018 anticipated books, but let’s look back at my 2017 books.

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Top 8 Reads of 2016

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That’s right I said eight readers. Why 8? Because to be honest while I read quite a few really good books this year some stood out more. When making this list those that stood out more only numbered to 8. These are books (or graphic novels) that I have crisp clear memories of. Stuff I keep telling everyone to read.  Tell me did you read any?

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2017 Anticipated Titles: Whatever I Want Edition

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Ben Wyatt is literally my patronus

Friends, readers, laymen…lend me your eyeballs. As we approach 2017 let’s look at some awesome cool books coming out shall we? From the gloriously expected from authors we know will please us to newcomers, 2017 has some whoopers of titles being released.

Leading up to 2017 there shall be 5 posts about books I’m looking forward to in:

  • SFF (Science Fiction & Fantasy) (link)
  • Romance (link)
  • Anthology (link)
  • Whatever I Want
  • Young Adult Contemporary (link)

Some books may cross over in terms of category, but I tried to list them on the list I consider them first to be.

Today’s edition is all about whatever the hell I want. There’s graphic novels here mostly, but also some other interesting titles…

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2017 Anticipated Titles: Anthologies Edition

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Ben Wyatt is literally my patronus

Friends, readers, laymen…lend me your eyeballs. As we approach 2017 let’s look at some awesome cool books coming out shall we? From the gloriously expected from authors we know will please us to newcomers, 2017 has some whoopers of titles being released.

Leading up to 2017 there shall be 5 posts about books I’m looking forward to in:

  • SFF (Science Fiction & Fantasy) (link)
  • Romance (link)
  • Anthology
  • Whatever I Want (link)
  • Young Adult Contemporary (link)

Some books may cross over in terms of category, but I tried to list them on the list I consider them first to be.

Today’s edition is all about anthologies releasing next year. Normally I wouldn’t really make a big deal about these, but there are some very interesting ones ranging in topic from villains you can’t help but to love to being a feminist for teens in this day and age. Diversity and representation seem to be key factors in next year’s offerings, and that always excites me.

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2017 Anticipated Titles: Romance Edition

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Ben Wyatt is literally my patronus

Friends, readers, laymen…lend me your eyeballs. As we approach 2017 let’s look at some awesome cool books coming out shall we? From the gloriously expected from authors we know will please us to newcomers, 2017 has some whoopers of titles being released.

Leading up to 2017 there shall be 5 posts about books I’m looking forward to in:

  • SFF (Science Fiction & Fantasy) (link)
  • Romance
  • Anthology (link)
  • Whatever I Want (link)
  • Young Adult Contemporary (link)

Some books may cross over in terms of category, but I tried to list them on the list I consider them first to be.

Today’s edition is all about Romance books – paranormals, suspense, a sequel/companion to one of my all time favorites, m/m mystery, diversity and oh hey Lizzie…

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2017 Anticipated Titles: YA Contemporary

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Ben Wyatt is literally my patronus

Friends, readers, laymen…lend me your eyeballs. As we approach 2017 let’s look at some awesome cool books coming out shall we? From the gloriously expected from authors we know will please us to newcomers, 2017 has some whoopers of titles being released.

Leading up to 2017 there shall be 5 posts about books I’m looking forward to in:

  • SFF (Science Fiction & Fantasy) (link)
  • Romance (link)
  • Anthology (link)
  • Whatever I Want (link)
  • Young Adult Contemporary

Some books may cross over in terms of category, but I tried to list them on the list I consider them first to be.

Today’s edition is all about Young Adult Contemporary titles! A genre I don’t typically read, but which has some pretty fascinating titles releasing – including two racially diverse books, an Austen re-telling, a fangirl’s dream (or worst nightmare) and a book handling various disorders.

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