Books I want to read before the end of the year!

This is Part 3 of my End of the Year To-Do list! 
Make sure to check the Part 1: The End of the Year Book Tag and Part 2: My “To Watch Before the End of the Year” List!

There are so many books that I was planning to read this year but haven’t gotten to them yet. But I also know that I can’t add too many books to my End of the Year TBR list, because there are only 6 weeks left to read them. 

As much as I want to read all the books in the world, my number one priority will be finishing ARCs, writing reviews and starting the new year with a very organized NetGalley shelf!

ARCs TO READ BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR:

1 – stay and fight by madeline ffitch

Helen arrives in Appalachian Ohio full of love and her boyfriend’s ideas for living off the land. Too soon, with winter coming, he calls it quits. Helped by Rudy—her government-questioning, wisdom-spouting, seasonal-affective-disordered boss—and a neighbor couple, Helen makes it to spring. Those neighbors, Karen and Lily, are awaiting the arrival of their first child, a boy, which means their time at the Women’s Land Trust must end… more

2 – bursts of fire by susan forest

To survive. To fight. To restore balance.

The Falkyn sisters bear a burden and a legacy. Their mother, the imperial magiel of the kingdom of Orumon, protects her people from the horrors of the afterlife by calling upon the Gods with a precious Prayer Stone. But war among the kingdoms has brought fire and destruction to their sheltered world. When a mad king’s desire to destroy the Prayer Stones shatters their family, the three girls are scattered to the wilderness… more

3 – lost and wanted by nell freudenberger

‘In the first few months after Charlie died, I began hearing from her much more frequently.’

Helen Clapp is a physics professor. She doesn’t believe in pseudo-science, or time travel and especially not in ghosts. So when she gets a missed call from Charlie, her closest friend from university with whom she hasn’t spoken in over a year, Helen thinks there must be some mistake. Because Charlie died two days ago… more

4 – a little hatred by joe abercrombie

The chimneys of industry rise over Adua and the world seethes with new opportunities. But old scores run deep as ever.

On the blood-soaked borders of Angland, Leo dan Brock struggles to win fame on the battlefield, and defeat the marauding armies of Stour Nightfall. He hopes for help from the crown. But King Jezal’s son, the feckless Prince Orso, is a man who specializes in disappointments… more

5 – the vampire of maple town by kane mcloughlin

After a young boy becomes a reluctant vampire, he is forced to sign a contract to kill someone in his home of Maple Town. This is the condition behind the mysterious adoption of fifteen-year old Charlie. While under the care of the grieving widow, Vincent Prowl, Charlie can never go outside. Vincent’s only explanation is that it’s too dangerous. One day Charlie escapes and Vincent realizes he’ll do anything to save his son… more

6 – in an instant by suzanne redfearn

A deeply moving story of carrying on even when it seems impossible.

Life is over in an instant for sixteen-year-old Finn Miller when a devastating car accident tumbles her and ten others over the side of a mountain. Suspended between worlds, she watches helplessly as those she loves struggle to survive… more

7 – i dare you by sam carrington

Mapledon, 1989
Two little girls were out playing a game of dares. Only one returned home.
The ten-year-old told police what she saw: village loner Bill ‘Creepy’ Cawley dragged her friend into his truck and disappeared.
No body was found, but her testimony sent Cawley to prison for murder. An open and shut case, the right man behind bars.
The village could sleep safe once again… more


HAVE YOU READ ANY OF THESE BOOKS? WHAT BOOK SHOULD I READ FIRST?
Let me know in the comments below!

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