I Should Have Read That Book - Book Tag

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

I haven’t done a book tag in a while and I had this one bookmarked from last year. I haven’t seen many people do this tag, nor was I tagged myself. However, it looked like fun! I love talking about all the books that are on my tbr but I haven’t read yet. The “I Should Have Read That Book” book tag is a great way to bring attention to all the books I should really put to the top of my tbr. Let me know which books I should start with first.

This wonderful tag was created by Beth at booknest.co.uk.

A book that a certain friend is always telling you to read 

Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier: I know, I’ve had this one for a while. Yet, the series seems never ending and I just need to commit. Adult high fantasy doesn’t really appeal to me as much as the YA light fantasy I usually gravitate towards. However, I know this series is a staple of fantasy literature and definitely want to check it out one day.

A book that’s been on your TBR forever and yet you still haven’t picked it up

Bloodlines by Richelle Mead: I adored the Vampire Academy series when I read them but I’m not sure if I would like the spin off series as much.

The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson: This one lives at the back of my bookshelf and I don’t even know why I’ve been putting these series off. I love a good Jack the Ripper reimagining and adore Maureen Johnson so I should definitely enjoy this series, right?

The Iron King by Julie Kagawa: I’ve never read anything by Julie Kagawa even though I own most of this series and her newly released series, Shadow of the Fox. The Iron King seems like it would be such a fast series read, I just need to pick them up.

A book series you’ve started, but haven’t gotten round to finishing yet

Vampirates by Justin Somper: I read up to the third book in the series and remember really loving these. Yet, I never finished the series and they remain untouched on my shelf. One day, I hope.

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige: I have every intention of finishing this series this year. I recently read the third book and hope to finish off the series sometime soon.

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey: Science fiction isn’t something I usually pick up but I did enjoy The 5th Wave when I read it so I hope to someday get to the other two books in the series.

A classic you’ve always liked the sound of, but never actually read

And Then There We’re None by Agatha Christie: Every time there's a film adaptation, you can bet that I'm watching this one. Even though the mystery of who-dun-it is spoiled for me, I still think reading the book would be awesome!

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier: I can't tell you much about this one. Yet, every time someone reads it and discusses it, it sounds so intriguing and I'm interested in checking it out!

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott: If Kayla from BooksandLala didn't inspire you to pick this classic up from her video raving over it, I don't know what will. I immediately added it to my to-read pile after watching her video.

A popular book that it seems everyone but you has read

House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas | Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare | Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

A book that inspired a film/TV adaptation that you really love, but you just haven’t read it yet 

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo | The Help by Kathryn Stockett | Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

A book you see all over Instagram but haven’t picked up yet

Always Never Yours by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka: Confession here, but I ended up buying this book at the suggestion of Instagram. I, actually, didn’t know anything about this book until it showed up on Instagram so I looked it up and it sounds like something I’ll really love. I just haven’t read it yet.

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black: I feel like everyone talks about this one on Instagram. It’s been on my radar for some time but I’m just still on the fence about it.

The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell: I see this occasionally on Instagram and it always serves as a reminder that I still haven’t read it. Time traveling books is my jam so I’m excited to get to this one!

Which book do you think I should start reading right now?

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  1. I definitely think you should read The Last Magician or the House of Earth and Blood! I was extremely disappointed in the other books in the fifth wave series. It's always interesting to read the book and watch the movie, so excited to see what you think of And Then There Were None!