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Welcome to the blog tour for The Weighing of the Heart by Paul Tudor Owen. Read on for more details from this exceptional debut, and enter for your chance to win one of three signed copies of the book!

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The Weighing of the Heart
by Paul Tudor Owen
Publication Date: March 22, 2019 (Obliterati Press)
Genre: Literary Fiction

Following a sudden break-up, Englishman in New York Nick Braeburn takes a room with the elderly Peacock sisters in their lavish Upper East Side apartment, and finds himself increasingly drawn to the priceless piece of Egyptian art on their study wall – and to Lydia, the beautiful Portuguese artist who lives across the roof garden.

But as Nick draws Lydia into a crime he hopes will bring them together, they both begin to unravel, and each find that the other is not quite who they seem.

Paul Tudor Owen’s intriguing debut novel brilliantly evokes the New York of Paul Auster and Joseph O’Neill.

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Excerpt

Sooner or later, everybody comes to New York, and I was no exception. For me it was art school that brought me over, and I left behind the brash primary colours of late-90s London gladly and without remorse. Here I could reinvent myself, as others had before me, among the shining slabs of a city that seemed to have scale where others only had size, where history was measured in the minutes rather than the centuries, and where each of its ten million inhabitants began their lives anew each morning when they awoke and pulled up the blinds. After college I did everything I could to remain, winning a job and the work permit that came with it at the Bougainville Gallery in Chelsea, and spending the next few years living in a tiny apartment in Greenpoint with my girlfriend Hannah, working together at the gallery each day and growing gradually further and further apart.

In early spring in 2011, things finally came to a head, and I moved out, for reasons I don’t really want to go into here. I left, and went to stay on the couch of a former colleague in whom I’d increasingly been confiding. His name was not Jeff, but I have to give him a name and Jeff will do as well as any other. Hannah’s name wasn’t really Hannah either.

Jeff had two aunts who lived uptown in one of those huge late-nineteenth-century apartment blocks where wealthy families often take up a whole floor. Their apartment was enormous, sprawling, Jeff said, with an elegant roof garden looking out in a wide panorama over Central Park. But it was also ragged and unloved, and slowly rotting away; his aunts only lived there two days a week, spending the rest of their time at their other home on Long Island. To make sure the place didn’t collapse completely they usually took in a lodger, and as luck would have it, Jeff told me, they needed one right now. Since I was desperate to find somewhere to live, he would take me round to meet them and we could see whether we hit it off.Far from being desperate to find somewhere to live, I was in fact quite enjoying my evenings in his apartment in Clinton Hill watching reality TV with his witty and outspoken girlfriend Severin, whose parents had named her after the character in the Velvet Underground song Venus in Furs. But I am a very suggestible person, and I must admit that as Jeff and I talked about it more I found myself drifting off into an agreeable fantasy about life in that cavernous apartment a stone’s throw from Central Park – the white whorl of the Guggenheim visible from the living room window, MoMA, the Met – and I began to feel really quite excited about the whole idea. For the five days each week when the Peacock sisters would be away I would have the whole palatial penthouse to myself, and it was pleasant to feel even in a vague and materialistic sense that I would be making some progress in my life after my break-up with Hannah, which I felt had set me back a step as the rest of my friends busied themselves getting married, getting pregnant, getting comfortably settled in for the next stage of life.So I went up there with Jeff and Severin after work the next Wednesday, Severin boasting during the subway ride that the sisters viewed her as “the daughter they never had”, and they introduced me to Marie and Rose Peacock. We all had a glass of California red, and Marie and Rose took me on a quick whirl around the apartment – including the small bedroom beside the roof garden that would be mine. Then it was time for the Peacocks to leave for the theatre and we all took the lift down to the street. As Jeff flagged them down a cab, Marie Peacock asked me a few questions about my job, tugged thoughtfully at her coat cuffs, peered into my eyes, and abruptly proposed rent of a hundred dollars a week, a sum so minuscule for the Upper East Side she might as well have made it one peppercorn. I couldn’t shake her hand fast enough.“We’ve been looking for a lodger for a while now,” she told me, as we sheltered from the spring breeze under the building’s awning.“A year or two, off and on, since the last one,” put in Rose.“We like to have someone we know…” continued Marie.“Someone we know, or a friend of a friend…”“Or a friend of a nephew!” said Marie, waving a gloved hand in Jeff’s direction. “So it often takes us a while to find the right person.”“The last young man painted the bedroom walls green,” Rose recalled mournfully.“I think we’ll say no painting the walls this time,” decided Marie. “Is that all right, young man?”“Of course,” I said.“You can move in tomorrow if you like,” added Rose, as Jeff held open the cab door.So I did.

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Author Bio

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Paul Tudor Owen was born in Manchester in 1978, and was educated at the University of Sheffield, the University of Pittsburgh, and the London School of Economics.

He began his career as a local newspaper reporter in north-west London, and currently works at the Guardian, where he spent three years as deputy head of US news at the paper’s New York office.

His debut novel, The Weighing of the Heart, was shortlisted for the People’s Book Prize 2019 and longlisted for Not the Booker Prize 2019.

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North American Blog Tour Schedule

January 13th
Reads & Reels (Spotlight) http://readsandreels.com
Didi Oviatt (Spotlight) https://didioviatt.wordpress.com
Vick’s Bookish Writing (Review) https://vicksblogcom.home.blog/
Breakeven Books (Spotlight) https://breakevenbooks.com
Misty’s Book Space (Spotlight) http://mistysbookspace.wordpress.com

January 14th
The Magic of Wor(l)ds (Guest Post) http://themagicofworlds.wordpress.com
Tsarina Press (Spotlight) https://www.tsarinapress.com
Kristin’s Novel Café (Spotlight) https://knovelcafe.wordpress.com/

January 15th
Viviana MacKade (Guest Post) https://viviana-mackade.blog/
Rambling Mads (Review) http://ramblingmads.com
The Bookworm Drinketh (Review) http://thebookwormdrinketh.wordpress.com/
Entertainingly Nerdy (Spotlight) https://www.entertaininglynerdy.com

January 16th
Jessica Belmont (Review) https://jessicabelmont.wordpress.com/
My Bookish Review (Review) http://www.mybookishbliss.com
Life’s a Novelty (Review) https://lifesanovelty.blogspot.com/
The Bibliophagist (Spotlight) http://thebibliophagist.blog/

January 17th
Port Jerricho (Spotlight – Review to Follow) http://www.aislynndmerricksson.com
Dash Fan Book Reviews (Spotlight) https://dashfan81.blogspot.com/
Tranquil Dreams (Review) https://klling.wordpress.com/
Sophril Reads (Spotlight) https://sophrilreads.com/

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Review: The Magpie Lord by K.J. Charles

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The Magpie Lord
The Magpie Lord
by K.J. Charles
(A Charm of Magpies #1)
Historical, Fantasy, Romance
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A lord in danger. A magician in turmoil. A snowball in hell. Exiled to China for twenty years, Lucien Vaudrey never planned to return to England. But with the mysterious deaths of his father and brother, it seems the new Lord Crane has inherited an earldom. He’s also inherited his family’s enemies. He needs magical assistance, fast. He doesn’t expect it to turn up angry. Magician Stephen Day has good reason to hate Crane’s family. Unfortunately, it’s his job to deal with supernatural threats. Besides, the earl is unlike any aristocrat he’s ever met, with the tattoos, the attitude… and the way Crane seems determined to get him into bed. That’s definitely unusual. Soon Stephen is falling hard for the worst possible man, at the worst possible time. But Crane’s dangerous appeal isn’t the only thing rendering Stephen powerless. Evil pervades the house, a web of plots is closing round Crane, and if Stephen can’t find a way through it-they’re both going to die.

What I thought
The Magpie Lord is the first book of a six-book series.  This book is a Victorian gothic fantasy that really appealed to me and I wanted so much to love it.  After a few days, I realized that for me it turned out to be just an okay read. I really enjoyed the setting and the mystery in the book, and this still holds true even after a few days of reflection. However, if I am being completely honest I did not like Lucien our MC.  I found him to be an arrogant arse with very little redeeming qualities. The only thing that I really liked about Lucien was the description of his tattoo, I would love to see a rendering of it.

The opening scene really caught me off guard. I had to go back and read that first page again to see if I was really reading what I thought I was.  This book opens with a suicide attempt. So be forewarned if this might trigger you.

I have requested the second book from my library and I guess that will be my determining factor if I continue on with this series.

My Rating: /5

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Waiting On Wednesday: The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz

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Waiting On Wednesday was a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. Each Wednesday you got to highlight a book that you were really looking forward to. Unfortunately, the original creator is no longer able to host the meme and it has now linked up with Can’t Wait Wednesday over at Wishful Endings.

This week I’ve chosen:  The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz

The Queen's Assassin
The Queen’s Assassin
by Melissa de la Cruz
(Queen’s Secret #1)
Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance

Caledon Holt is the Kingdom of Renovia’s deadliest weapon. No one alive can best him in brawn or brains, which is why he’s the Guild’s most dangerous member and the Queen’s one and only assassin. He’s also bound to the Queen by an impossible vow–to find the missing Deian Scrolls, the fount of all magical history and knowledge, stolen years ago by a nefarious sect called the Aphrasians.

Shadow has been training all her life to follow in the footsteps of her mother and aunts–to become skilled enough to join the ranks of the Guild. Though magic has been forbidden since the Aphrasian uprising, Shadow has been learning to control her powers in secret, hoping that one day she’ll become an assassin as feared and revered as Caledon Holt.

When a surprise attack brings Shadow and Cal together, they’re forced to team up as assassin and apprentice to hunt down a new sinister threat to Renovia. But as Cal and Shadow grow closer, they’ll uncover a shocking web of lies and secrets that may destroy everything they hold dear. With war on the horizon and true love at risk, they’ll stop at nothing to protect each other and their kingdom in this stunning first novel in the Queen’s Secret series.

Expected publication: February 4, 2020

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Top 5 Tuesday – Top 5 Books I Need to Read in 2020!

Top 5 Tuesday

Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm. It’s a weekly meme where you pick your top 5 books for a given topic.

This week’s topic is Top 5 Books I Need to Read in 2020!

The Eye of the World
The Eye of the World
by Robert Jordan
(The Wheel of Time #1)
Fantasy
803 pages
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he Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. But one truth remains, and what mortal men forget, the Aes Sedai do not …What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the shadow.

The Raven Tower
The Raven Tower
by Ann Leckie
Fantasy
416 Pages
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Gods meddle in the fates of men, men play with the fates of gods, and a pretender must be cast down from the throne in this breathtaking first fantasy novel from Ann Leckie, New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Awards.

For centuries, the kingdom of Iraden has been protected by the god known as the Raven. He watches over his territory from atop a tower in the powerful port of Vastai. His will is enacted through the Raven’s Lease, a human ruler chosen by the god himself. His magic is sustained via the blood sacrifice that every Lease must offer. And under the Raven’s watch, the city flourishes.

But the power of the Raven is weakening. A usurper has claimed the throne. The kingdom borders are tested by invaders who long for the prosperity that Vastai boasts. And they have made their own alliances with other gods.

It is into this unrest that the warrior Eolo–aide to Mawat, the true Lease–arrives. And in seeking to help Mawat reclaim his city, Eolo discovers that the Raven’s Tower holds a secret. Its foundations conceal a dark history that has been waiting to reveal itself…and to set in motion a chain of events that could destroy Iraden forever.

The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl
The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl

by Thedora Goss
(The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club #3)
Historical, Fantasy, Mystery
448 Pages
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Mary Jekyll and the Athena Club race to save Alice—and foil a plot to unseat the Queen, in the electrifying conclusion to the trilogy that began with the Nebula Award finalist and Locus Award winner The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter.

Life’s always an adventure for the Athena Club…especially when one of their own has been kidnapped! After their thrilling European escapades rescuing Lucinda van Helsing, Mary Jekyll and her friends return home to discover that their friend and kitchen maid Alice has vanished— and so has their friend and employer Sherlock Holmes!

As they race to find Alice and bring her home safely, they discover that Alice and Sherlock’s kidnapping are only one small part of a plot that threatens Queen Victoria, and the very future of the British Empire. Can Mary, Diana, Beatrice, Catherine, and Justine save their friends—and save the Empire? Find out in the final installment of the fantastic and memorable Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club series.

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The Alchemists of Loom
by Elise Kova
(Loom Saga #1)
Fantasy, Steampunk
395 Pages
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Her vengeance. His vision.

Ari lost everything she once loved when the Five Guilds’ resistance fell to the Dragon King. Now, she uses her unparalleled gift for clockwork machinery in tandem with notoriously unscrupulous morals to contribute to a thriving underground organ market. There isn’t a place on Loom that is secure from the engineer turned thief, and her magical talents are sold to the highest bidder as long as the job defies their Dragon oppressors.

Cvareh would do anything to see his sister usurp the Dragon King and sit on the throne. His family’s house has endured the shame of being the lowest rung in the Dragons’ society for far too long. The Alchemist Guild, down on Loom, may just hold the key to putting his kin in power, if Cvareh can get to them before the Dragon King’s assassins.

When Ari stumbles upon a wounded Cvareh, she sees an opportunity to slaughter an enemy and make a profit off his corpse. But the Dragon sees an opportunity to navigate Loom with the best person to get him where he wants to go.

He offers her the one thing Ari can’t refuse: A wish of her greatest desire, if she brings him to the Alchemists of Loom.

Gery Sister
Grey Sister
by Mark Lawrence
(Book of the Ancestor #2)
Fantasy
416 Pages
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Second novel in the brilliant series from the bestselling author of Prince of Thorns.

In Mystic Class Nona Grey begins to learn the secrets of the universe. But so often even the deepest truths just make our choices harder. Before she leaves the Convent of Sweet Mercy Nona must choose her path and take the red of a Martial Sister, the grey of a Sister of Discretion, the blue of a Mystic Sister or the simple black of a Bride of the Ancestor and a life of prayer and service.

All that stands between her and these choices are the pride of a thwarted assassin, the ambition of a would-be empress wielding the Inquisition like a blade, and the vengeance of the empire’s richest lord.

As the world narrows around her, and her enemies attack her through the system she has sworn to, Nona must find her own path despite the competing pull of friendship, revenge, ambition, and loyalty.

And in all this only one thing is certain. There will be blood.

What are some books that you are hoping to get to this year?  I always worry that when I put a book on a list staying I am going to read it that I never will.  But I guess that is just par for the course for a mood reader.

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? January 13, 2020

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Good Morning!

It’s the start of another week. It’s Monday! What are you Reading is hosted by Kathryn from Book Date, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind.

Recent Books
The Magpie Lord
The Magpie Lord
by K.J. Charles
(A Charm of Magpies #1)
Historical, Fantasy, Romance
4 Stars
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A lord in danger. A magician in turmoil. A snowball in hell. Exiled to China for twenty years, Lucien Vaudrey never planned to return to England. But with the mysterious deaths of his father and brother, it seems the new Lord Crane has inherited an earldom. He’s also inherited his family’s enemies. He needs magical assistance, fast. He doesn’t expect it to turn up angry. Magician Stephen Day has good reason to hate Crane’s family. Unfortunately, it’s his job to deal with supernatural threats. Besides, the earl is unlike any aristocrat he’s ever met, with the tattoos, the attitude… and the way Crane seems determined to get him into bed. That’s definitely unusual. Soon Stephen is falling hard for the worst possible man, at the worst possible time. But Crane’s dangerous appeal isn’t the only thing rendering Stephen powerless. Evil pervades the house, a web of plots is closing round Crane, and if Stephen can’t find a way through it-they’re both going to die.

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Wellington
by Aaron Mahnke
(Wellington #1 of 5)
Horror, Comic
5 Stars
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From Aaron Mahnke, the creator of the Lore podcast, comes an amazing new supernatural thriller that shines a light on the mysteries and monsters lurking in the shadows. Meet the Duke of Wellington—one of England’s most decorated military heroes and, unknown to most, her most daring monster hunter. The secret history of the Duke of Wellington begins here!



Current Reads:
Kiss of the Spindle
Kiss of the Spindle
by Nancy Campbell Allen
(Steampunk Proper Romance #2)
Steampunk, Proper Romance
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A steampunk Sleeping Beauty story from the author of Beauty and the Clockwork Beast.

Doctor Isla Cooper is cursed. Literally. Each night, at the stroke of midnight she falls into a death-like sleep from which she cannot be awakened for six hours. To make it worse, the curse has an expiration date—after a year, it becomes permanent. And the year is almost up.

In a desperate attempt to find Malette—the witch who cursed her—Isla blackmails her way onto Daniel Pickett’s private airship bound for the Caribbean, only to discover she’s traveling with three illegal shapeshifters and the despicable Nigel Crowe, a government official determined to hunt down and exterminate every shapeshifter in England. Isla and Daniel must work together to keep the identities of the shapeshifters hidden while coming to terms with their own hidden secrets, and their blossoming attraction to each other.

Filled with suspense, intrigue, and plenty of romance, Kiss of the Spindle is steampunk Sleeping Beauty story. It is a race against the clock as Isla and Daniel try to hunt down the elusive Malette before Isla’s death-like sleep becomes permanent.

What are your reading plans this week?

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Wrap Up

December 2019 Wrap-up

Monthly Wrapup

Good Morning Everyone,

In December I was able to finish 20 books. I am not sure how I was able to do this because I felt like I was just running around non-stop.  I guess reading is what truly kept me sane this month.  If I wrote a review for the book I have a link below if you are interested.  Now let’s jump into the books that I read in December.

Books Read: 20
Books DNF’d: 2
Total Pages Read: 2,722
Total Audio Hours: 35:29

Backlist Books: 4
Added to my TBR in 2019: 16
Borrowed: 0

The Seduction of Lady Phoebe by Ella Quinn|4 Stars | Add to Goodreads
The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams | 4 Stars | Add to Goodreads | Review
Lady Mechanika, Volume 2: Tablet of Destinies by Joe Benítez | 4 Stars | Add to Goodreads
Lady Mechanika, Vol. 3: The Lost Boys of West Abbey by Joe Benítez | 4 Stars | Add to Goodreads

Lady Mechanika, Vol. 4: Clockwork Assassin by Joe Benítez | 4 Stars | Add to Goodreads
Lady Mechanika, Vol. 5: La Belle Dame Sans Merci by Joe Benítez |4 Stars | Add to Goodreads
The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer | 3 Stars | Add to Goodreads
Romanov by Nadine Brandes | 4 Stars | Add to Goodreads

Goblins and Snowflakes by Melanie Karsak | 4 Stars | Add to Goodreads
Monstress, Vol. 4: The Chosen by Marjorie M. Liu | 5 Stars | Add to Goodreads
The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox | 5 Stars | Add to Goodreads
Yumi by Renée Ahdieh | 3 Stars | Add to Goodreads

Stories to Read by Candlelight by Jean Lorrain, Patricia Worth | 3 Stars | Add to Goodreads | Review
Steampunk: Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Zdenko Bašić (Illustrator)  | 3 Stars | Add to Goodreads
Wager for a Lady’s Hand: A Lockhart Sweet Regency Romance by L. G. Rollins | 5 Stars | Add to Goodreads | Review
Tarnished Knight by Bec McMaster | 4 Stars | Add to Goodreads

Dominion of the Star by Angelica Clyman | 3 Stars | Add to Goodreads | Review
Ōkami by Renée Ahdieh  |3 Stars | Add to Goodreads
Short Stories from Hogwarts of Power, Politics and Pesky Poltergeists by J.K. Rowling | 4 Stars | Add to Goodreads
Lady Mechanika: La Dama de la Muerte by Joe Benítez | 4 Stars | Add to Goodreads

Super quick side note for any of you that have read the Bromance Book Club one of the things that I got for Christmas was Washi Tape.

How was your reading month? Have you read any of these books?  If so let me know and we can talk about them.

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2019 Series Goal. How did I do and where do I go from here?

My main goal for 2019 was to either catch-up, finish or DNF series that I have already started.  I have a real issue with finishing series, I am not sure why I just do.  I did not have any structure around this goal just that I needed to get it done.  I didn’t make a list since I knew that it would put extra pressure around it that I just didn’t need. I have to say I am pleasantly surprised by the results. I did better than I thought I would and I feel much better going into this year knocking some more out.  For this year I make a list of some of the series that I would like to get to this year, knowing I will not get to them all. Did I mention that I have a huge problem with this.

Now some of these series have sat on my shelves for way too long. And as a result, my reading tastes have changed over the years so it just came time to remove them from my shelves.  Bonus when I sold them I was able to put the money towards Christmas.

Series I have finished: (7)

Air Awakens Series by Elise Kova
Parasol Protectorate Series by Gail Carriger
Charlotte Holmes Series by Brittany Cavallaro
Stalking Jack the Ripper Series by Kerri Maniscalco
Kingdom on Fire Series by Jessica Cluess
The Custard Protocol Series by Gail Carriger
Pottermore Presents Series by J.K. Rowling

Series I have caught up on: (6)

Wayward Children Series by Seanan McGuire
An Ember in the Ashes Series by Sabaa Tahir
Shadow of the Fox Series by Julie Kagawa
The Bohemians Series by Jessica Bucher
Monstress Series by Marjorie M. Liu
Lady Mechanika Volumes Series by Joe Benítez

Series I have read that only the first book is out: (3)

The Scarred Earth Saga by G.A. Aiken
Bow Street Bachelors Series by Kate Bateman
A League of Extraordinary Women Series by Evie Dunmore

Series I DNF’d (some had decisions had to be made – 14)

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
The Witcher Series by Andrzej Sapkowski
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
Midnight, Texas Series by Charlaine Harris
Daughter of Smoke & Bone Series by Laini Taylor
Spectacle Series by Jodie Lynn Zdrok
Order of Darkness Series by Philippa Gregory
Realm of Elestra by Rebekah Dodson
Song For A Lost Kingdom Series by Steve Moretti
Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Series by Ransom Riggs
The Folk of the Air Series by Holly Black
Rime Chronicles Series by Mindee Arnett
The Witchlands Series by Susan Dennard

I am happy to share with you the absurd list that I have that I would like to get to this year. Sadly this is not all of the started series on my shelves.  These are all books that I already own. I do know that some of these series will have books coming out this year but you will not see them here because these are all books that are currently sitting on my shelves needing read.

Flame in the Mist Duoogy by Renee Ahdieh
Smoke in the Sun

The Falconer Trilogy by Elizabeth May
The Vanishing Throne
The Fallen Kingdom

Steampunk Red Riding Hood Series by Melanie Karsak
Howls and Hallows
Lycans and Legends

The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club by Theodora Goss
The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl

Lady Helen by Alison Goodman
Lusus Naturae: A Lord Carlston Story
The Dark Days Pact
The Dark Days Deceit

Book of the Ancestor by Mark Lawrence
Grey Sister
Bound
Holy Sister

The Daevabad Trilogy by S. A. Chakraborty
The Kingdom of Copper

The Conqueror’s Saga by Kiersten White
Now I Rise
Bright We Burn

The Shadow and Bone Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo
Siege and Storm
Ruin and Rising

The Last Apprentice by Joseph Delaney
Wrath of the Bloodeye
A Coven of Witches
Clash of the Demons
Rise of the Huntress
Rage of the Fallen
Grimalkin the Witch Assassin
Lure fo the Dead
Slither
I am Alice
Fury of the Seventh Son
The Spooks Bestiary

Some of these series I just started last year and I want to finish them before they sit of years.

How are you with finishing series?  Let me know in the comments below if you have any thoughts on these books.

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