Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books Cassie-la Recently Added to Her TBR

Top Ten Tuesday TBR Pile

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly original feature created and hosted by The Broke and the Bookish that combines the fun of making lists with our love of books.

This week’s prompt was Top Ten Books I’ve Recently Added To My TBR, and my book buying problem, never-ending to be read pile and obsession with GoodReads made compiling this list (based almost entirely on my December book haul) super easy.

I don’t have a problem, you have a problem!

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My Year in Reading: Cassie-la’s December 2015 Wrap Up

December 2015 Reading Wrap Up

Heir of Fire (★★★★☆) and Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas (★★★★ ½)

I did it, I am finally all caught up with Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series! While I had some trouble with Heir of Fire (mostly due to the change of setting), Queen of Shadows felt like a good return to form. Despite some issues I had with my ship, the misogynist fae bullshit and some weird psychic nonsense, the plot and amazing diverse women had me riveted. Ghost leopard FTW! [READ FULL QUEEN OF SHADOWS REVIEW]

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances by Neil Gaiman (★★★★☆)

Even though I started Trigger Warning in February, it took me this long to finish it because I am extremely bad with short story collections. Mea culpa. Regardless of my faults, Trigger Warning includes some great Neil Gaiman stories and some not-so-great ones, but the amazing ones — like The Sleeper in the Spindle — far outweighed the ones I struggled with.

Gotham Academy Vol. 1: Welcome to Gotham Academy (★★★★and Gotham Academy Vol. 2: Calamity by Becky Cloonan and Brenden Fletcher (★★★★)

I have been hearing nothing but good things about the DC series Gotham Academy, and you know what? All those things were right. From the beautifully illustrated characters to the fun stories and subtle nods to the Bat-universe, this is one comic series you need to add to your pull list. I will admit however that I found the first volume way more gripping than its successor.

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