Books to read in December (or after) – Blogmas Day 7

Winter is the time for books. Unfortunately, this year I will have to keep the fun reading to an absolute minimum until mid-January. Also, I don’t really have anything exciting to read at the moment. But oh boy, be assured that I’m heading to a book store the day I finish my last exam (other people would head straight to a bar. I might do that, too). So I thought I would talk to you about some of the books that are on my to-read-list.

The wise man’s fear – Patrick Rothfuss
A few month ago, I read the first book in The Kingkiller Chronicle’s (excuse me, but what’s up with that name? I hope it will make sense once I’ve read the other two parts). I wasn’t as blown away by it as expected but I did like it quite a lot, enough to want to keep reading. Also, the first part felt more like an introduction and I can’t wait for the story to start properly. At least I hope it will.

After You – Jojo Moyes
I can’t read a book and then not read the sequel, if there is one. So as cheesy as it might be, I definitely want to read After You, the sequel to Me Before You. I will probably cry a lot.

The Song Rising – Samantha Shannon
Please don’t make fun of me now: this book will only be published in November 2016. So basically, a year from now. Great. But it also means that I can look forward to reading it for another year. Now that’s what I call positive thinking. I already talked about The Bone Season Series in this post, so I won’t go into further detail now. But just by the fact that I’m talking about this book now should tell you: I’m well excited!

Night Walks – Charles Dickens
This is an essay about walking the streets of London after Midnight. I love London and I think reading something “classic” every now and again never does any harm, so this essay should be a rather good combination.

That’s it for the moment, but these should keep me busy for some weeks once I have finished all my exams. I can’t even tell you how much I’m looking forward to that time!

If you want some more ideas for what books you could read, head over to Noemi’s blog Down the Rocky Road for seven slightly more christmassy book recommendations.



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