Wednesday, August 12, 2015

August 2015 Reading Wishlist

 August 4

Wind/Pinball: Two Early Novels by Haruki Murakami
Wind/Pinball: Two Early Novels

Genre: Literary Fiction
Oh yeah! New Murakami! Well, technically not new seeing as this is a collection of two of his earliest novels. But it is the first time we see them translated into English. (At least, I think it's the first time.) Regardless, I am excited. Bring on the Japanese surrealism!

The Dog Master: A Novel of the First Dog by W. Bruce Cameron
The Dog Master: A Novel of the First Dog

Genre: Historical Fiction
Oh my god, why has no one else thought to publish a story about a man bonding with a wolf and creating the first domesticated dog! I don't know too much about this book but I bet you anything that it will be a tear-jerker. Anything to do with dogs usually is. 

Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories by China Mieville
Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories

Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Short Fiction
It's always something to look forward to when the master of the New Weird releases a collection of short fiction.

The Fifth Season (The Broken Stone #1) by N.K. Jemisin
The Fifth Season (The Broken Stone, #1)

Genre: Fantasy
Still have not read any of Jemisin's work, although I have collected every book she's written so far. This is the start to her new Broken Earth series which chronicles a world going through multiple extinction-level events.

Not After Everything by Michelle Levy
Not After Everything

Genre: YA Contemporary
A romance following two teens that were former childhood friends who are brought together after a tragic event.

A History of Glitter and Blood by Hannah Moskowitz
A History of Glitter and Blood

Genre: YA Fantasy
War breaks out between  fairies and gnomes in this lyrical fantasy novel.

Dragonfish by Vu Tran

Genre: Mystery

August 11

Reawakened (Reawakened #1) by Colleen Houck
Reawakened (Reawakened, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The Moment of Letting Go by J.A. Redmirski
The Moment of Letting Go

Genre: New Adult Romance

The Beautiful Bureaucrat by Helen Phillips
The Beautiful Bureaucrat

Genre: Literary Fiction

August 18

Slasher Girls & Monster Boys by Various Authors
Slasher Girls & Monster Boys

Genre: YA Anthology-Horror

The Incarnations by Susan Barker
The Incarnations

Genre: Literary Fiction

August 25

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
The Rest of Us Just Live Here

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Legacy of Kings (Blood of Gods and Royals #1) by Eleanor Herman
Legacy of Kings (Blood of Gods and Royals, #1)

Genre: YA Historical Fantasy

Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell

Genre: YA Science Fiction

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