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January ‘18 TBR List

Get the scoop on what we're reading this month!

January ‘18 TBR List

2018 is here! And it's important to start the year on the right page--literally

Take a tour of our January stacks below, then hit us up with your own TBR list in the comments.


The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden
Turn-ons: Sequel to one of my favorite books of 2016, Russian fairy tales, more Morozko

Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed
Turn-ons: #ownvoices author, standing up to racism

Three Sides of a Heart: Stories About Love Triangles by Various Authors
Turn-ons: Sometimes you just want a short story, will these stories about love triangles (arguably one of YA's worst tropes) go against the grain?

Love & Other Train Wrecks by Leah Konen
Turn-ons: Trains are so hot right now, a 24-hour romance (but only a turn-on if it's done right)

Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
Turn-ons: New alien technology, dying planets, Indiana Jones in space

Trickster's Queen by Tamora Pierce
Turn-ons: Rebellions, toppling unstable governments, prophecies, spying, the conclusion to a duology

Mandy W.

Batman: Nightwalker (DC Icons Book 2) by Marie Lu
Turn-ons: Marie Lu! Batman! 'NUFF SAID.

Let's Talk About Love by Claire Kann
Turn-ons: Ace protagonist, library love, summer slacking

Winner Take All by Laurie Devore
Turn-ons: Enemistry, competitiveness, prep school

Mandy C.

Markswoman (Asiana #1) by Rati Mehrotra
Turn-ons: A "highly trained sisterhood of elite warriors armed with telepathic blades," mysterious death

Meet Cute by various authors
Turn-ons: All the authors, short stories, diverse romances

Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe #2) by Neal Shusterman
Turn-ons: Sequel to Scythe, vigliante grim reapers, benevolent AI

Into the Bright Unknown (The Gold Seer Trilogy #3) by Rae Carson
Turn-ons: Finishing up the trilogy, historical fantasy

Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George
Turn-ons: Much Ado About Nothing, the 1920s, speakeasies


You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone by Rachel Lynn Solomon
Turn-ons: Twin sisters, Hebrew culture

Say You'll Remember Me by Katie McGarry
Turn-ons: Forbidden romance, bad boys


The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
Turn-ons: Newbery Medal, friend recommended

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