What’s On My Spring TBR?

April 14, 2021 in Books
Spring TBR 2021

Hello friends! You might already know but it’s my birthday tomorrow – woop woop! So I wanted to share my Spring TBR with you. If you’ve been around here for a while, you’ll know that I CANNOT follow a TBR to save my own life. I make these lists and I NEVER keep to them. So this one is a bit more flexible. It’s literally just a list of books that I want to prioritise reading over the next two months. And there’s a pretty good mix of genres! I probably won’t get to all of them and that’s okay… But anyway, that’s enough waffle from me – here’s my TBR!


Currently Reading


The Beautiful Ones by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
*Review Copy

Ah, Silvia Moreno-Garcia. I would follow her into any genre – even ones I don’t typically embrace. This one is a historical romance with elements of fantasy thrown in. So very much, not my usual read. But I’m really enjoying it. Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s words just float off the page in such a magical way. I genuinely feel transported to another time and place which is a delight. But also, this book is soothing. I feel calmer reading it than I have in months.

New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color edited by Nisi Shawl

Okay, wow. So… I find anthologies to be hit and miss. And I’m not too far into this one to be able to say with any certainty that this one is going to be a hit. BUT… if it continues to be as entertaining as it has been, then yes. 100% yes. I have enjoyed every story I’ve read so far. And I’m even enjoying the short story format when I normally struggle with it. So yes, this speculative fiction collection is worth picking up if you’re into that.

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women that a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall

Hood Feminism is one of those books that I buy prepared to drop everything and read it immediately and then months later, I still haven’t picked it up. But no longer. I’m not too far into it but I can already see how important and timely it is. If you’re trying to be a better feminist (or even human!) then this book is for you. Buy it. Read it. Then we’ll talk about it.


My Spring TBR

And for the rest of the books on my Spring TBR, I’m literally just going to give you a list. Some times you just need that lazy life. *shrugs*

Mystery & Thriller

  • Such a Quiet Place by Megan Miranda *Review Copy
  • Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay
  • Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager
  • The Majesties by Tiffany Tsao
  • Track of the Cat by Nevada Barr
  • Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien

Middle Grade & Young Adult

  • Want by Cindy Pon
  • The Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy Springer
  • Small Spaces by Katherine Arden
  • File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents by Lemony Snicket
  • Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley
  • SLAY by Brittney Morris
  • We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
  • When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Science Fiction & Fantasy

  • Sisters of the Vast Black by Lina Rather
  • This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone
  • The One by John Marrs
  • Little Eyes by Samantha Schweblin
  • In the Night Wood by Dale Bailey
  • Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Other Fiction

  • You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry *Review Copy
  • The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  • The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa
  • Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo

Have you read any of these books? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below and maybe I’ll bump those ones to the top of my list. (No guarantees though!)

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