February ‘17 TBR List

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February ‘17 TBR List

Chocolate is delicious, and I'm never gonna say no to champagne, but we all know that the way into a LadyNerd's heart is through her appetite... for reading. And this February, we're asking a lot of books to BE MINE.

Take a tour of this month's stacks below and then hit us up with your own TBR list in the comments!


Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham
Turn ons: Historical mystery, race relations

The Truth of Right Now by Kara Lee Corthron
Turn ons: Privilege, racism, and mental illness versus a budding romance, NYC


Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined by Danielle Younge-Ullman
Turn-ons: European childhood, music, extreme wilderness experience, secret tragedy (does that make me a bad person?)

The Free by Lauren McLaughlin
Turn-ons: that cover, male POV, juvie, repressed memories (again, am I bad person?!)

Mandy C.

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones
Turn-ons: Labyrinth nods, sister love

The Valiant (The Valiant #1) by Lesley Livingston
Turn-ons: Celtic princess/warrior who is forced into Julius Caesar's gladiator training school

Piper Perish by Kayla Cagan
Turn-ons: Art as personal salvation, close-knit family, actual illustrations*

Frostblood (Frostblood Saga #1) by Elly Blake
Turn-ons: Royalty, rebels, revenge ... and superpowers

Windwitch (The Witchlands #2) by Susan Dennard
Turn-ons: Revisiting the Witchlands, spending more time with Merik, Safi and Iseult

*What can I say? Even at 33, the idea of a book with pictures excites.

Mandy W.

American Street by Ibi Zoboi
Turn-ons: Immigrants, fish out of water

Freedom's Slave by Heather Demetrios
Turn-ons: Jinn, series finale, Heather Demetrios

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Turn-ons: #BlackLivesMatter, class dynamics


Romeo & What's Her Name by Shani Petroff
Turn-ons: Shakespeare, humor, high-school plays

Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza
Turn-ons: Conspiracies, space travel, royalty

Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller
Turn-ons: Pirates (duh), strong female lead, smuggling

Wolfspeaker (The Immortals #2) by Tamora Pierce
Turn-ons: Numair, shape-shifting, magic, animals who can talk

Starfall (Starflight #2) by Melissa Landers
Turn-ons: “Companion novel” not sequel, complicated romance, conspiracies, royalty

The Dark Days Pact (Lady Helen #2) by Alison Goodman
Turn-ons: Revisiting Lady Helen, learning more about the Dark Days Club, doomed love, treason


My Kind of Crazy by Robin Reul
Turn-ons: Proposal, mysterious loner girl

Artemis by George O'Connor
Turn-on: Greek myths (Sophie loves 'em)

Posh Deluxe's photo About the Author: Sarah lives in Austin, TX, where she programs films at the Alamo Drafthouse. Sarah enjoys fancy cocktails, dance parties and anything that sparkles (except vampires).