• 2017 Books You Need To Pre-Order

The abundance of new books due for release in 2017 is  disturbing because my TBR is already killing me slightly threatening. Does everyone else have the same problem with piles of must-read books?

Kind as I am, I thought we’d play dare with these To-Be-Read book stacks. So here is a list of the do-not-miss 2017 books. Of course, because you are always obedient just before Christmas while Santa creepily stalks is watching, you are going to pre-order them today to ensure they are available to read on release day. Unless you are ordering real books that have to be shipped. But then you still win because yay! book post is the best.

 

Definitions of Indefinable Things by Whitney Taylor

Definitions of Indefinable Things My 5 Star Review 
Definitions of Indefinable Things is one of those rare books where I totally lost myself in the feels. It is brilliant… read more

This heartbreaking, humourous novel is about three teens whose lives intersect in ways they never expected. Reggie Mason is all too familiar with “the Three Stages of Depression.” She believes she’s unlocked the secret to keeping herself safe: Nobody can hurt you if you never let them in. – Goodreads.com

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber

CaravalCaraval has encountered a huge following already. The hype proclaiming great things. I hope that I won’t  be disappointed.

Welcome, welcome to Caraval―Stephanie Garber’s sweeping tale of two sisters who escape their ruthless father when they enter the dangerous intrigue of a legendary game. – Goodreads.com

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Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia

Everything You Want Me to BeI love thrillers and this looks like it’s going to be very good. And scary.

Full of twists and turns, Everything You Want Me to Be reconstructs a year in the life of a dangerously mesmerizing young woman, during which a small town’s darkest secrets come to the forefront…and she inches closer and closer to her death. – Goodreads.com

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Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Strange The DreamerIf I haven’t force-fed you Laini Taylor’s  Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy you are exceptionally unlucky. Go to jail immediately and do not pass go. My desperate attempt to share the books that grace the top of my all-time favourites has reached you. Come back when you’ve flailed sufficiently.

It is no wonder Strange the Dreamer is on my list, and I have been waiting ever so impatiently for its release! Although to be honest I can’t make head or tail of the abstract! What does it mean? But anyway it’s Laini Taylor and I trust her. I think.

The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around— and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it. Then a stunning opportunity presents itself, in the person of a hero called the Godslayer and a band of legendary warriors, and he has to seize his chance to lose his dream forever. – Goodreads.com

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Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones

WintersongGoblins? I’m in. And OMG! Have you seen the cover! There was never any doubt that this belongs on my bookshelf.

Beware the goblin men and the wares they sell. – Goodreads.com

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Lost Girls by Merrie Destefano

Lost GirlsApparently I am a sucker for thrillers.

Yesterday, Rachel went to sleep listening to Taylor Swift, curled up in her grammy’s quilt, worrying about geometry. Today, she woke up in a ditch, bloodied, bruised, and missing a year of her life. – Goodreads.com

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Wait for Me by Caroline Leech

Wait For MeTotally fascinated by World War II, I tend to gravitate to these books and then spend the time alternating between horror and tears. I don’t remember ever reading one set in Scotland (the land of my ancestors) so here goes. I’m all in.

It’s 1945, and Lorna Anderson’s life on her father’s farm in Scotland consists of endless chores and rationing, knitting Red Cross scarves, and praying for an Allied victory. So when Paul Vogel, a German prisoner of war, is assigned as the new farmhand, Lorna is appalled. How can she possibly work alongside the enemy when her own brothers are risking their lives for their country? – Goodreads.com

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You Don’t Know My Name by Kristen Orlando

You Don't Know My NameSpies. Weapons. Mortal combat. All good.

Fighter, Faker, Student, Spy. Seventeen-year-old Reagan Elizabeth Hillis is used to changing identities overnight, lying to every friend she’s ever had, and pushing away anyone who gets too close. Trained in mortal combat and weaponry her entire life, Reagan is expected to follow in her parents’ footsteps and join the ranks of the most powerful top-secret agency in the world, the Black Angels. Falling in love with the boy next door was never part of the plan. – Goodreads.com

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One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

One of Us Is Lying A thriller. Again. Need I say more?

One of Us Is Lying is the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.- Goodreads.com

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When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

When Dimple Met RishiAfter all the scary, bloody mess of the thrillers you’ll need a dab of humour. You are very welcome.

 A laugh-out-loud, heartfelt YA romantic comedy, told in alternating perspectives, about two Indian-American teens whose parents have arranged for them to be married. Goodreads.com

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34 thoughts on “2017 Books You Need To Pre-Order Now

  1. Annemieke on 28th December 2016 at 6:29 pm said:

    Caraval was a great read. 🙂

  2. Ksenia @ Something Delicate on 24th December 2016 at 7:25 pm said:

    I haven’t heard about Definitions of Indefinable Things by Whitney Taylor, I’ll check out your review. Thanks for your list; I see a lot of new-to-me books. Happy Christmas, Sue!

  3. OH MAN. I KNOW. I should have pre-ordered these forever ago! I’m especially Dying for Carval, Wintersong and When Dimple Met Rishi!

    Great List!

    Aditi @ http://athousandwordsamillionbooks.blogspot.com/

  4. Dana @ The Unprinted Protagonist on 21st December 2016 at 7:35 pm said:

    I have a few of these on my TBR already, but I’ll be adding Strange the Dreamer! I’ve read DoSaB, but I need to find time to finish the series!
    The Wintersong cover is so gorgeous! I’d love to have that glass orb (or whatever it is) for my room.

  5. irena_bookdustmagic on 21st December 2016 at 5:24 pm said:

    I actually can’t wait to read Wintersong and Caraval!
    Wait for Me looks great too!
    Thank you for recs! 🙂

  6. Cait @ Paper Fury on 21st December 2016 at 1:46 pm said:

    I have so many of these added already but Lost Girls sounds amazing! *dashes for goodreads* And omg my TBR is just absolutely beyond help at this point. 2017 is going to be so amazing for books?!?! I’M SO EXCITED FOR THEM!! And Rishi and Dimple is going to be amazing and eeep I hope Caraval is as good as it promises. I feel like I’ve seen hype for that FOREVER so I’m excited we’ll get to try it soon!

  7. Rain @ Ivyclad Ideas on 21st December 2016 at 12:23 pm said:

    I hadn’t heard of any of these, but they sound great, especially Everything you Want me to be, Strange the Dreamer, Lost Girls, and When Dimple Met Rishi.

  8. Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight on 15th December 2016 at 8:08 am said:

    Soooo many of these are on my list! Definitely Strange the Dreamer, and I am thinking of starting either Wait for Me or Wintersong tonight! I have also heard such good things about Caraval. And I am excited for When Dimple Met Rishi and One of Us is Lying, too! Great choices!

  9. I’ve no idea WHY I didn’t included Caraval and Wait for Me on my list. Oh, well, they’ll (hopefully) have a place on my 2017 debut author Top 10 Tuesday list. 🙂

    Thanks, so much for visiting Finding Wonderland, Sue. 🙂

  10. Katie/Girl About Library on 15th December 2016 at 12:38 am said:

    Great list! Everything You Want Me to Be is up next on my ARC reading list. Can’t wait to read this one!

  11. Lauren @ Always Me on 14th December 2016 at 5:18 am said:

    So many of these are going on my tbr! 😀 Thanks for sharing!

    Lauren @ Always Me

  12. Becca @ Faerily Bookish on 14th December 2016 at 4:34 am said:

    I hadn’t heard of You Know My Name but NOW I NEED IT!!! I’m such a sucker for spy books!! It reminds me of Boy Nobody based on the description…. which is a fabulous book!

  13. Zoe @ Stories on Stage on 14th December 2016 at 1:40 am said:

    Wait for Me, Stranger the Dreamer and Wintersong are three of my most anticipated books as well. 🙂 Thanks for sharing and, as always, fabulous choices!

  14. Allyson Gilmore on 13th December 2016 at 5:19 pm said:

    I hadn’t seen that cover for Strange the Dreamer! I really like it. Lost Girls sounds like it’s right up my alley. Great list!

    https://www.amazon.com/Love-Interest-Cale-Dietrich/dp/125010713X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1481642243&sr=8-1&keywords=the+love+interest

  15. Alison from Hardcovers & Heroines on 13th December 2016 at 4:37 pm said:

    This one somehow didn’t make it on to my list, but I can’t wait to read When Dimple met Rashi. It looks so good!

  16. Susan (Bloggin' 'bout Books) on 13th December 2016 at 3:37 pm said:

    Several of these are on my list today as well. Can’t wait! I hadn’t heard of EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO BE before, but since I LOVE thrillers, I’m definitely going to check it out.

    Happy TTT!

  17. I’m so excited for strange the dreamer – I really hope it lives up to expectations 🙂 I really enjoyed the Girl of Smoke & Bone trilogy! Great list – thanks for sharing.

  18. I’m right there with you on being killed by my TBR. I’m excited about several books on your list! Strange the Dreamer and Caraval are really high on my list. I’m also interested in Definitions of Indefinable Things. So many books to read!

    My Top Ten

  19. Deb Nance at Readerbuzz on 13th December 2016 at 1:32 pm said:

    I’m seeing One of Us is Lying everywhere. Thanks for sharing a little more about it.

    Here’s my Top Ten!

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