Bad Deer! (Let’s talk books I HAD to buy but still haven’t read…)

img_0067I know being an active member of the bookstagram community has basically turned me into a book buying monster.  Of course I judge books by their cover, how else am I going to pick it up out of the thousands of others at Barnes & Noble!?

My main one: preordering books, or making a big deal to rush out on release day to purchase a book, only to return home and not read it.

So, with that being said, I thought it would be fun (and embarrassing) to show off all the books I just HAD TO BUY, no ifs, ands, or buts, yet I still haven’t read them.

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An Ember in the Ashes

Sabaa Tahir

Published April 2015

An Ember in the Ashes #1

An Ember in the Ashes is a book that I have wanted to read for a while, but I just never got around to it.  My local Barnes and Noble never had the hardback copy in stock, and it wasn’t a book that I felt I needed to go out of my way to order online.  I have a lot of other unread YA novels at home, so it never seemed like a priority.

Then two weeks ago, B&N restocked their hardcovers, which I can only imagine was in anticipation of the sequel coming out at the end of the month, and I decided it was time to bring this beauty home with me.  After I posted a picture of it on my Instagram and the onslaught of “read this book ASAP” and “I absolutely loved this book”, I knew it was time.  Hopefully this would be the book to draw me out of my mini reading slump.

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