It is a truth universally acknowledged that waiting for the next book in a series is agonizingly painful. Every book dragon in the history of ever knows what I’m talking about. This is a fact. I checked. Think I’m lying? Go ahead. Check for yourself. Okay, hold up there, sparky. Don’t actually go check. Yes, I made it up. But it sounds good. Amiright?
When I’m done reading a book that is “OMG this destroyed me. It literally took my heart and stomped on it” good, naturally, I rush to check if it is part of a series and when the next one will be released. Isn’t it the worst, doesn’t a little part of your soul crumble into tiny irreparable pieces when you learn the truth? That you have to wait and entire year for the next one. Doesn’t it feel like an elephant in a purple suit holding onto a pumpkin has sat on your chest? (Not sure what the purple suit has anything to do with it, but it’s crushing.) Waiting that long to know what happens next is like:
I know you know this pain. (Maybe we should have a support group. Oh wait…we do, we blog about it! Never mind.)
I needed each one of these books in my grabby hands, like, yesterday. I’m not even kidding. But it’s okay. I’ll be fine. I can wait. If we could send our fav authors care packages, do you think they would finish their books any faster? I wonder….)
From the Author’s that I’ve Read
1. Victoria Aveyard
The Glass Sword is expected to drop on February 9th 2016.
2. Rene Adhieh
The Rose and the Dagger is expected to be published on May 3rd 2016.
3. Sabahh Tahir
A Torch Against the Night is anticipated to be released on April 26th 2016.
4. Leigh Bardugo
Crooked Kingdom can be expected around September 22nd 2016.
5. C.L. Denault
Book #2 in The Prodigy Chronicles. (no anticipated release date)
6. Max Wirestone
The Astonishing Mistakes of Dahlia Moss (no anticipated release date)
7.C.J. Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld
Book #2 in The Alchemist Chronicles
From the Authors that I Haven’t Read Yet
8. Sarah J. Maas
A Court of Mist and Fury due May 3rd 2016.
9. Becky Albertalli
Author of Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda. If Goodreads is to be trusted, she is going to be releasing something next year.
10. Adam Silvera
Author of More Happy than Not. His next book is titled “History is All You Left Me” and can be expected sometime in January of 2017.
What sequels are you dying in wait for? Oh!! And just how excited are you that February is only three months away?!?!
This is strategic marketing. I’m convinced. This gives Victoria Aveyard enough time to break my heart and gives my husband enough time to put it back together again, all in time for Valentines day. (Yes, I think of these things. Yes, this is perfectly normal. Yes, I know I’m strange.)