Looking Forward to Reading in 2013
Like most of you, I’m sure, I’ve already started reading what are now my first books of 2013 (though I did start them at the end of December). We’ll get into those specifics next week, on our regular first-Monday “What Are You Reading” post.
But today, let’s talk about what books we’re looking forward to reading in 2013—whether they be books we’ve had on our shelves (or e-readers) for months or years or books coming out sometime in the next 12 months.
Here are several books I know are coming out in 2013 that I’m really looking forward to:
The Tutor’s Daughter by Julie Klassen (January 2013—in stock at Amazon!)
A Cast of Stones (The Staff and the Sword, Book 1) by Patrick W. Carr (February 1, 2013)
Grave Consequences (Grand Tour Series) by Lisa T. Bergren (March 1, 2013)
Forsaken Dreams (Escape to Paradise) by MaryLu Tyndall (March 1, 2013)
Unrivaled by Siri Mitchell (March 2013)
Moonlight Masquerade by Ruth Axtell (March 2013)
A Noble Groom by Jody Hedlund (April 2013)
Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I by Sandra Byrd (April 9, 2013)
Once Upon a Prince by Rachel Hauck (May 2013)
Trouble in Store by Carol Cox (June 2013)
The Tudor Conspiracy by C. W. Gortner (July 2013)
The Hero’s Lot (The Staff and the Sword, Book 2) by Patrick W. Carr (July 1, 2013)
Most of the general-market romance novels I want to read are those which are already out. I look forward to continuing the Bridgerton Family series by Julia Quinn, the Brothers Sinister series by Courtney Milan, and the Maiden Lane series by Elizabeth Hoyt.
I’m also looking forward to reading more from Mary Jo Putney, diving into Jennifer Ashley’s Regency Pirate series, getting out of the court of Henry VIII and deeper into some of Philippa Gregory’s other historical novels (and her new YA fantasy), as well as sampling some Loretta Chase, Tessa Dare, Erin Knightley, Jane Feather, and Michelle Willingham.
In nonfiction, there are only a few books on my radar so far: A Year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain, and The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie by Wendy McClure.
And I can’t even begin to list the books that I already have (both Christian and general market) which I’m hoping to read this year.
What’s on your wishlist for 2013?
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