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Top 5 Tuesday || Books on my Holiday Wishlist

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Looks like we’re taking a breather this week!

No admitting to overflowing TBRs or books that just won’t leave our shelves. Instead, Meeghan @ Meeghan Reads is embracing the holiday spirit and making us all look at which books crown everyone’s holiday wishlist!

In true T5T spirit, it’s nearly impossible to narrow it down to just five, but hey! This time, it’s extra fun, and filled with anticipation! Every year, I give my family a list of books and ask for next to nothing else for Christmas, which means I might just see some of these titles under the tree soon… 👀

Blazewrath Games by Amparo Ortiz (Blazewrath Games #1)

Blazewrath Games Cover

Dragons, international competition, and an ancient danger? Need I really say more about why Blazewrath Games appeals to me and belongs on my wishlist? No, I don’t think I do.

Also, I just kind of want more pink books for my booksta photos. I don’t have many at all, especially since it’s mostly used on covers for contemporary books, which are so not my speed.

 

Lobizona by Romina Garber (Wolves of No World #1)

Lobizona Cover

I don’t know why I don’t have a physical copy of this book yet. Not only is the cover absolutely beautiful, but I’m enamored with this series. It’s raw and heartfelt and timely, and every page bursts with emotion. Not to mention the magic system is enchanting, and it’s a take on werewolves unlike any I’ve ever seen before!

Honestly? I recommend putting this one on your wishlist if you don’t have it yet!

 

The Unspoken Name by A.K. Larkwood (The Serpent Gates #1)

The Unspoken Name Cover

Another book I’ve already read, but don’t own a copy. The Unspoken Name is truly brilliant portal fantasy with a sinister edge and a gritty, tough sapphic couple I would die for. Completely perfect for the queer D&D player in your life (like myself), and for pretty much anyone who likes their fantasy with a shot of ancient, unknowable power versus the furious desire to determine one’s own fate.

 

The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart (The Drowning Empire #1)

The Bone Shard Daughter Cover

Not only does The Bone Shard Daughter have a really cool concept (magic! using bones!), but I also keep hearing there’s a creature in it that’s kind of like an otter, but extra smart. I suspect even if I knew nothing else about this book, the otter friend would be enough to convince me it belonged on my TBR.

I admit and embrace that I am a sucker. So be it. I still want this book.

 

The Forest of Stolen Girls by June Hur

The Forest of Stolen Girls Cover

Not only does The Forest of Stolen Girls have a cover that reminds me of a coloring book page, but it’s also a historical mystery, and I feel like I don’t read enough of those! Plus, I’ve heard nothing but praise for this one (well, nothing but praise and laments that not enough people have read it), so I’m really eager to get my hands on it.

 

If I could just slap my entire holiday wishlist on here, I think you would all be scrolling until the new year. Thank goodness for T5T putting a cap on it! But tell me, do we share any holiday hopefuls? And which books are on your holiday wishlist? Let’s chat, and maybe even keep an eye out for some wishes that we can fulfill for other bloggers! 💛

6 thoughts on “Top 5 Tuesday || Books on my Holiday Wishlist

    1. Right?? Being patient and not buying them right now is…well, let’s just call it difficult and I’ll let you fill in any extra adjectives you want. 😂

      Fingers crossed I see some of them under the tree!

  1. Hahahahaha!! I’m being really kind to everyone until February. Consider it a holiday season reprieve!! (Unless you want to do the Top 5 Tuesday wrap-up with me?!) 😘
    The Bone Shard Daughter sounds amazing though. It’s on my wishlist too — just a bit further down 😅

    1. So generous of you! And maybe I will, if I can get my butt in gear on posts I meant to have up…a while ago? 😳

      Excellent! May we both get a copy this Christmas!

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