One of the worst parts of slogging through a long, somewhat boring text (coughInheritancecough) for me is looking at all the books you have around that I have yet to read. Here are some of the books that I’ll be reading after Inheritance.
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clark
Even if this book weren’t an international bestseller and Book of the Year, the premise would be enough to get me interested in reading. I’m starting to venture into the realm of “regular” (i.e., adult) fiction, and this looks like a good book to start off with.
Escape from Verona by David Gray
This one was a gift from a friend. I love Romeo and Juliet and tear up every time I see an adaptation on stage or screen. Mercutio’s death really gets me. Anyway–I admit the premise is of this book is somewhat cheesy (Romeo and Juliet faking their deaths in the tomb and escaping), but I’m willing to overlook it.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
Jane Austen plus zombies is an instant win for me. What more can I say? I can’t wait to read this one.
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
I’ve heard nothing but good about this book, from book blogs, professional reviews, and friends. The story sounds quite original and just the sort of thing I’d like. I highly look forward to reading this one, as well.
Have you read any of my books waiting in the wings? What did you think? What do you think I should read first? Tell me in the comments!