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It’s the last day of February and I’m finally bringing you my March TBR. I have been looking forward to writing this post for ages and finally sat down to do it!
I have had quite a good reading month in February, but you’ll be able to find out all about my reads from this month in my wrap-up post which will be going up in a few days, I’m far too excited to talk about what books I’ll be reading for March! I hope you had a good February, tell me all about your reads in the comments!
March is going to be a big month, but I want to concentrate on more thesis research, so I won’t be doing a TBR game this time around.
On to the March TBR!
City of Fallen Angels (#3 The Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare
Fiona, Erika and I are about to jump back into The Mortal Instrument series and this time all three of us together. The first part of this trilogy was good but not exactly what I was expecting from the level of hype these books receive. However, I’m really looking forward to starting the next part of this series and I hope it will wow me.
Bloodlust & Bonnets by Emily McGovern
This is the book pick for the TWR Gang book club for March, it is a graphic novel and it sounds like such great fun. It has vampires, Lord Byron and I’ve looked at the art style, it looks so cool! I know this is going to be a really quick read and to be honest, I just cannot wait to start it.
Moon Over Soho (#2 Rivers of London) by Ben Aaronovitch
Eeeek!! This is the second book in the Rivers of London series and the second book some of the TWR Gang are going to be reading in March and I have to tell you, I know this will be amazing. I have high hopes for this as I loved book 1 so much and I just need to see all my favourite characters again. Bring on more London!
Poirot Investigates (#3 Hercule Poirot) by Agatha Christie
The TWR Gang is also going to be reading a selection of Christie in March as this is book 3 in the publication order of the Hercule Poirot mysteries. This book is a short story collection I believe filled with loads of little Poirot mysteries. I think I’m going to really enjoy it and it will be nice dipping in and out of Poirot every now and then throughout the month.
Josie Jaffrey short stories
I meant to read these quite a while ago but life happened and I forgot, sorry! But I am finally getting around to reading Josie’s short stories and I know they are going to be great. I loved Killian’s Dead and Ring the Bell, and in March I will be trying to tackle The Blue Empress, Cara Mia, Bella Donna, Ungilded, Blood Brothers, Blood Work, and I’m pretty sure there are a few more, but I can’t remember right now. In any case, I can’t wait!
The Stars That Guide You Home by Jemma Robinson
This is an author request I have for March and I have to be honest and say that I can’t remember the blurb off the top of my head, but that’s good because I do like going in blind once I have decided to read a book. I can’t say much about this other than the cover is really pretty and it’s historical romance, so I think I’ll really enjoy it.
Silence is a Sense by Layla AlAmmar
I am so excited to be picking this book up in March because I was invited on this blog tour by Algonquin Young Readers. I’ve been on their list for a few months but decided to take a little break from tours, however, when I saw this book pop up I could not say no anymore. I don’t usually read Literary fiction, but this blurb sounded very interesting to me, this book would work for my thesis (mute character) but I also think it’s going to be heart-wrenching and very enlightening.
The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
Another amazing blog tour I’m on in March is the #BlogTour organised by Dave from @The_WriteReads for Penguin and this book. I wanted to read it when it was first published but didn’t get around to it, so when Dave announced it was getting republished by Penguin, I couldn’t say no to the tour. This is historical fiction and I’m sure I’ll love it.
Stay Mad, Sweetheart by Heleen Kist
This is the next #BBNYA2020 blog tour book that I have to read for upcoming tours and I read the 10k of this during the competition. I can’t really remember anything about this other than there was quite a vivid scene and it is potentially a very big trigger (suicide), but I’m going to see how it goes and what this book is all about because I think a lot of the panellist enjoyed it.
Karolina Dalca, Dark Eyes by M. R. Noble
Another blog tour, but this time it’s just a standard blog tour organised by @The_WriteReads. Again, I can’t remember the blurb at all, I just know it sounded good when Dave told me about it, so I’m going to just go in blind and see what this is like!
Fid’s Crusade by David R. Heiss
And the final tour book I have to read in March is for the next #BBNYA2020 tour and this book came 2nd place in the competition. I read the 10k for this during the competition as well and I was not the biggest fan, but 10k of a book is hardly anything and this was a favourite for many of our panellists. Having read the blurb again, I wanted to give it a shot, so I’m looking forward to seeing what this one will offer.
What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson
And the last blog tour I’ll be on in March is another #UltimateBlogTour organised by @The_WriteReads. I’m so excited for this book because a) the cover is stunning, b) the blurb sounds amazing and c) I requested it on NetGalley and got denied, so the fact that I’ll be able to read it soon thanks to Penguin and Dave is amazing! This is going to be such a great month for blog tours!
Again, Noly and I are not going to be picking another book from our Hype-A-Thon Readathon backlist since we have not yet finished The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow. However, we are going to be reread the ACOTAR series so we can dive into A Court of Silver Flames, so we will see if we can get through those books in the next months!
The Last Spell Breather by Julie Pike
The first book the Middle Grade Marvels chat will be reading in March is this beautiful one and the blurb sounds absolutely incredible!! I struggled a lot to decide which one to vote on between this one and our other pick, so I’m glad they were both chosen. I think I will enjoy this one more than the next book, but we will just have to see how it goes. I also like that both are fairly short!
Nightbooks by J. A. White
And the final book I will be trying to tackle in February is the second middle grade pick of the month and the one I ended up voting for on the poll. This one sounded exactly like what I like, it has a boy who loves stories and he is held captive by a witch whom he has to tell stories to every night to stay safe. I think this will be a very interesting book and I can’t wait to get started with it.
As I mentioned above, I’m not going to be doing a TBR game this month so I can try to stay on track with my thesis research and reading, but I should be back at it, if not in April, then in May. I think I have quite enough to be getting on with anyway for March aha!
That’s all for now, I hope you enjoyed reading this post, see you soon, stay safe,
A lovely list of books. I’ll be adding a few of them to my TBR.
Thank you Gina, I hope you enjoy them ☺️
Some excellent choices, I have The Fountains of Silence on my TBR too!
Thank you! I hope you enjoy it too ☺️
Hope you enjoy Dark Eyes! I read it a month or so ago and really liked it ❤️
Thank you, ah I’m glad you enjoyed it, I’m looking forward to it a lot! ❤️
Great choices, hope you enjoy them!
Thank you Mae 😍
Wow, that’s quite a plan for March! So many great books on your list 🙂
My son really loved The Mortal Instruments series – hope you’re enjoying it.
Ruta Sepetys is a favorite author of mine, but I haven’t read Fountains of Silence yet – need to get to that!
Enjoy your March reading!
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Aww thank you so much for reading and thank you for your thoughts Sue! I hope you enjoy your March reading too!
Great list! I’m looking forward to reading both of the Middle Grade Marvels books this month and discussing with you all!
Thank you! Me too, I’m sure they are going to be so great!
Thank you Brooke! ☺️