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8th January 2018

How exactly has it got to the two thousand and eighteenth year on the planet Earth? I have no idea.

Let’s be honest- can you really remember much of what happened last year? The year before that? A lost cause. But the one thing I certainly can remember are books.

Looking back on 2017 with a fond memory of Sarah J Maas’ ‘A Court of Thorns & Roses’ series. This is something I definitely recommend- seeming as more of her fantastical works are due to come out this year…not long to wait- I hope. If you haven’t delved into this magical world, it’s definitely worth getting a move on. We’ll be seeing more of Maas this year…

2018 holds an uncountable number of books. So much choice, genre, authors.

This is the year which many have been waiting for books such as ‘Bright we Burn’. The third phenomenon in Kiersten White’s ‘Conqueror’s Saga’. This is the year we will remember.

Both books have popular sequels to be revealed in 2018

But through which books? The choice is entirely up to you (although I do strongly recommend the following: )

Aveyard’s 4th book ‘War Storm’ is FINALLY being released. This year. After finishing the previous book ‘King’s Cage’ a few days into the Christmas holidays, with only a few days of 2017 left, I eagerly scoured the internet for the next book, the anticipation building higher and higher…oh. It hadn’t even hit the shelves yet. May. The climax will be revealed. In May.

I’d have to look for other books will be released before that long wait.

Back to the winner of the goodreads choice awards, our very own Sarah J Maas- who will enlighten us with Feyre and Rhys’ adventures once again. ‘A Court of Frost and Starlight’. It gives me shivers of joy just reading that twinkling title. Technically speaking it’s more of a back story to the world which has become real to many- but who cares? Yet, unfortunately, that, too is coming out in May. Maas strains our patience further, stretching out the release of the 7th book in ‘Throne of Glass’ until Autumn! It will hands down be a worthwhile wait.

Sarah J. Mass excites fans with more than one new book this year.

Veronica Roth introduces ‘The Fates Divide’ as her 2nd book in the series. War. Love. Fate. Young Adult and Fantasy will combine into one explosive wonder.

2018 is also the bearer of ‘The Cruel Prince’.   This Young Adult Fantasy hides deep and dark twists and turns, making authors like Aveyard and Marie Lu (author of ‘The Young Elites’) crave for the sequel to be within their reach. Luckily, it was released this January. Yet there’s still plenty of choice…

Heart-breaker Jojo Moyes is at it again with empowered Lousia Clark in ‘Still Me’ settling into the bustling streets of New York city. The success of her ‘Me Before You’ series means that the wait for this 3rd book has flown out of 2018. Moyes started early at January, and is available right now: on the shelves and ready to read.

Jojo Moyes’ third book- ‘Still Me’

Perhaps you could start off 2018, with a magical mysterious fiction: ‘The Hazel Wood’– taking you into a journey deep down into a perplexing novel of confusion and darkness.

‘Sometime I lie’, a psychological thriller beholds a character with three facts which lie close to her heart throughout the book, including deceit. Alice Feeny unearths the deep truths about lies. If lies are true to you, are they lies at all?

Tragic mystery thrills many in ‘pretty girls dancing’- the tale of crime, suspicion and riddles.

So, probably more than two thousand and eighteen books to look forward to. Make it a more magical, more thrilling and more breathtaking year.

Make 2018 one to remember. Read.