Christmas is Coming Up...

Books are expensive, most of us know the bittersweet feeling of having an empty bank account, but a full house of books. Which happens way too often in my case. So christmas is the perfect time to acquire new books without breaking the bank (cough thanks fam cough). I've wanted these books for ages, but I've gotten distracted by cheap sales and thrift shops #whoops and spent all of my money. Uh, I'll try and be better next year. 

Every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her fingers. Katharine is a poisoner, one who can ingest the deadliest poisons without so much as a stomachache. Arsinoe, a naturalist, is said to have the ability to bloom the reddest rose and control the fiercest of lions.

But becoming the Queen Crowned isn’t solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it’s not just a game of win or lose…it’s life or death. The night the sisters turn sixteen, the battle begins. The last queen standing gets the crown.

If only it was that simple. Katharine is unable to tolerate the weakest poison, and Arsinoe, no matter how hard she tries, can’t make even a weed grow. The two queens have been shamefully faking their powers, taking care to keep each other, the island, and their powerful sister Mirabella none the wiser. But with alliances being formed, betrayals taking shape, and ruthless revenge haunting the queens’ every move, one thing is certain: the last queen standing might not be the strongest…but she may be the darkest.

Lara Jean’s letter-writing days aren’t over in this surprise follow-up to the New York Times bestselling To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and P.S. I Still Love You.

Lara Jean is having the best senior year a girl could ever hope for. She is head over heels in love with her boyfriend, Peter; her dad’s finally getting remarried to their next door neighbor, Ms. Rothschild; and Margot’s coming home for the summer just in time for the wedding.

But change is looming on the horizon. And while Lara Jean is having fun and keeping busy helping plan her father’s wedding, she can’t ignore the big life decisions she has to make. Most pressingly, where she wants to go to college and what that means for her relationship with Peter. She watched her sister Margot go through these growing pains. Now Lara Jean’s the one who’ll be graduating high school and leaving for college and leaving her family—and possibly the boy she loves—behind.

When your heart and your head are saying two different things, which one should you listen to?

The thrilling conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Tearling trilogy.

In less than a year, Kelsea Glynn has transformed from a gawky teenager into a powerful monarch. As she has come into her own as the Queen of the Tearling, the headstrong, visionary leader has also transformed her realm. In her quest to end corruption and restore justice, she has made many enemies—including the evil Red Queen, her fiercest rival, who has set her armies against the Tear.

To protect her people from a devastating invasion, Kelsea did the unthinkable—she gave herself and her magical sapphires to her enemy—and named the Mace, the trusted head of her personal guards, Regent in her place. But the Mace will not rest until he and his men rescue their sovereign, imprisoned in Mortmesne.

Now, as the suspenseful endgame begins, the fate of Queen Kelsea—and the Tearling itself—will finally be revealed.

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  1. Great list. Six of crows has been in my list forever!! I didnt read the Teraling series because the books are so huge

    1. YES! Six of crows absolutely knocked my socks off (old timey reference, I know). If you have the time, you should definitely give the Tearling series a try. I really really enjoyed them.

  2. I think I'll die happy with Lara Jean comes out.

  3. I hope you get Three Dark Crowns. I really enjoyed that story. I think the hardcover is like $10 on Amazon. I know a lot of people have been loving that series To All the Boys, I hope you get the follow up. I havent even started the Tearling series, but I hope to read them all at some point. Maybe a binge read? Anyways, Great list!

    1. Aw thank you, I hope you get all of the books that you're looking forward to as well! It's always so satisfying when you receive something that you've been pining over. The Tearling series is amazing, you should definitely add it to your tbr and see where it takes you. Thanks for popping by Karen x

  4. I can't wait until the third Lara Jean book comes out! that's one of my very favorite series!
    I haven't read Fate of the Tearling yet, but I really want to!

    1. Ooh yes, it's one of my favourites as well! They both are actually :D Thanks for popping by x

  5. So many great books. I can't wait to read all of these :)


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