For this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, we are asked to list the top ten books we wish Santa would bring us this year. This sounds easier than it really is. For one thing, my wish list currently has 357 books on it. No, I’m not making that up—that’s the actual count. (Don’t judge me. It’s Christmas.) How on earth am I supposed to pick only TEN? For another thing, I’m pretty sure my family and friends have finished their shopping (I finished mine last week), so it’s a little too late. However, assuming I get some gift card(s) for books, here’s what I would buy right now and pretend I got under the tree. Some of these are from 2014 that intrigued me, some have been on my wish list for several years, some are by favorite authors (Kent Haruf, Laura Lippman), and some I hope will be new favorites:
(That cover above is John Steinbeck’s East of Eden)
Happy Holidays to everyone!
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