Hey guys! I am so excited to be sharing with you my December TBR. I’m finding it so hard to actually pick a TBR. I feel in the past I’ve been good to sticking with a TBR. However lately I’m just randomly picking out books as I go. A part of me wants to try to read a couple more books from my 21 Books I’d Like To Read in 2021 post. As of right now I’ve read 8 of those books. I am going to try to squeeze two more in by the end of November so hope to at least get to 10. It’s been a rocky reading year for myself so I’m not upset with myself. I don’t want to give myself too many books to read this month so I know it will be busy. So let’s dive in and see what books I’m going to attempt to read.
Recommended for You By Laura Silverman
Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Young Adult, Fiction, Realistic Fiction
Pages: 272 pages
Publication Date: September 1st 2020
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Plot: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before meets You’ve Got Mail in this charming and hilarious rom-com following two teen booksellers whose rivalry is taken to the next level as they compete for the top bookseller bonus.
Shoshanna Greenberg loves working at Once Upon, her favorite local bookstore. And with her moms fighting at home and her beloved car teetering on the brink of death, the store has become a welcome escape.
When her boss announces a holiday bonus to the person who sells the most books, Shoshanna sees an opportunity to at least fix her car, if none of her other problems. The only person standing in her way? New hire Jake Kaplan.
Jake is an affront to everything Shoshanna stands for. He doesn’t even read! But somehow his sales start to rival hers. Jake may be cute (really cute), and he may be an eligible Jewish single (hard to find south of Atlanta), but he’s also the enemy, and Shoshanna is ready to take him down.
But as the competition intensifies, Jake and Shoshanna grow closer and realize they might be more on the same page than either expects…
The Pretenders By Rebecca Hanover
Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Mystery, Fiction, Romance, Fantasy, Thriller, Contemporary, Suspense
Pages: 400 pages
Publication Date: December 10th 2019
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Plot: In this conclusion to The Similars duology, Emma must figure out who she really is, decide between two boys with the same face, and stop a dangerous plan based on revenge.
Emma is still reeling from the events of her junior year at Darkwood. Not only is her best friend, Oliver, shockingly alive, but the boy she loves—his Similar, Levi—is still on the island where he grew up, stranded with his deranged creator.
More importantly, she is grappling with who she really is. Emma can’t accept the hard truths she learned last year and refuses to share her secrets with anyone, isolating herself from her friends and Ollie.
But when more of the Similars’ creator’s plot is revealed, Emma and her friends will have to try to stop him from putting a plan into motion that could destroy everyone she loves.
Certain Dark Things By Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Fiction, Adult
Pages: 272 pages
Publication Date: October 25th 2016
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Plot: From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a pulse-pounding neo-noir that reimagines vampire lore.
Welcome to Mexico City, an oasis in a sea of vampires. Domingo, a lonely garbage-collecting street kid, is just trying to survive its heavily policed streets when a jaded vampire on the run swoops into his life. Atl, the descendant of Aztec blood drinkers, is smart, beautiful, and dangerous. Domingo is mesmerized.
Atl needs to quickly escape the city, far from the rival narco-vampire clan relentlessly pursuing her. Her plan doesn’t include Domingo, but little by little, Atl finds herself warming up to the scrappy young man and his undeniable charm. As the trail of corpses stretches behind her, local cops and crime bosses both start closing in.
Vampires, humans, cops, and criminals collide in the dark streets of Mexico City. Do Atl and Domingo even stand a chance of making it out alive? Or will the city devour them all?
*This is the group read for Ladies of Horror Fiction*
I’m keeping my TBR small this month. I know December will be a busy month for me. Plus I’m hoping to pick up some books from 25 Reads of December. I don’t want to try to force myself to read too much. I am excited for these 3 reads. They all sound fun and right up my alley. I’m hoping I enjoy these because I’ve been feeling so iffy with my reads latetly.
What books are you planning to read in December?