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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

What am I reading in September? Whatever I want!

September is here, and it's time to read your own books! Shove the review stack aside, and make room in your TBR for all the books you've bought over the years. I have an ambitious list, but I'm going to try to get to all of them.

It's a mix of things I own and ARCs I'm dying to read. You can see the full list below and the reasons I want to read them...

Highly Recommended
Take Me There by Carolee Dean
Andye at Reading Teen has been telling me about this book forever and it's about time I read it.

The Hourglass Door by Lisa Mangum
Meaghan at A Bookworm's Haven  adores this series and preaches it every chance she gets.

Once Every Never by Lesley Livingston
Cat from Beyond Elsewhere said this was a fun twist on a magical/paranormal story. I'm in!

Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach
Kristi from The Story Siren heard Geoff read at BEA and said it was hillarious. Then I met him at ALA and he was hillarious.

Piqued My Interest
Crush Control by Jennifer Jabaley
Hypnotism and luuuurve. This has to be a cute story.

Dark Heart Forever by Lee Monroe
I'll admit to cover lust on this one. *hangs head in shame*

Ripple by Mandy Hubbard
This book stuck with me from the first time I heard about it, but no buzz ever materialized.

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherine Valente
Awesome title and I've heard from several people that it is an equally awesome book.

Unwind by Neal Shusterman
Taking apart kids for parts in leiu of abortion. WHAT!?

Working Stiff by Rachel Caine
Reanimation and intrigue!

Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma
People have had such diverse opinions on this book, which deals with incest, that I have to find out what mine is.

Must Read ARCs
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
Supposedly the ending is a huge OMG. And if that wasn't enough, I think Michelle might kill me if I don't read it soon.

Drink, Slay, Love by Sarah Beth Durst
Vampires and unicorns = PURE WIN

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
Any book an author describes at Deadliest Catch meets My Little Pony needs to be in my TBR. Oh yes.

So tell me, who is participating in September is Read Your Own Books Month? What books are you planning to read? Leave it in the comments!

Also remember that myself and three other bloggers will each be posting once a week about reading our own books and hope you'll join in on the coversation with your own posts and comments.

Monday - Wastepaper Prose
Wednesday - Teresa's Reading Corner
Thursday - Chick Loves Lit
Friday - Bookalicious

You can also follow the conversation on Twitter with hashtag #SIRYOBM.


  1. Out of all those I only read Ripple and I LOVED IT!! Hope you do too! :)

  2. I am definitely participating. I have lots of books I want to read that have been sitting on my shelves forever.

  3. Ahhh!!! I'm so nervous. I hope you like Take Me There. Yikes. Don't tell me if you hate it! Haha. Kit read Unwind and LOVED it!! Good luck!!

  4. i think i missed the linky deadline but ill be joing you :0

  5. Ripple is really good. I reviewed it a little while ago. I need to get around to Drink Slay Love and Mara Dyer too. Also, you have Once Every Never?! Must borrow when you're done!