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I often wish that Santa Claus really existed. Who else is going to put all these books underneath my tree? Unless there is such thing as a book fairy…in which I’m currently taking applications for!! Here are the top ten books I’m really hoping are under my tree this Christmas!
1. Alice in Wonderland (B&N Leatherbound classic!!) — Seriously..is this not the most beautiful (albeit very pink!) thing you’ve ever seen!? I pretty much want all the B&N leatherbounds but I’m thinking Santa will put me on the naughty list if I’m too demanding.
2. Hate List by Jennifer Brown — My dear friend Melanie from The Reclusive Bibliophile highly recommends it. That automatically adds it to my list.
3. The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney — This one looks so intriguing and I’ve heard some very strong feelings towards it and it appears to deal with some very strong issues!
4. Little Bee by Chris Cleave — I’ve wanted to read this for so long!! I’ve heard such great things.
5. Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves — This looks so strange (in a good way!). The character seems very bizarre and I love an interesting character!
6. Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home by Rhoda Janzen — I’ve heard this is really great and pretty funny from my boyfriend’s aunt! I love a good memoir!
7. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger — I love The Time Traveler’s Wife and wanted to give this one a try! I’ve heard mixed reviews but the premise sounds interesting.
8. Room by Emma Donoghue — I’ve only heard incredible things about this. I tend to fall in love with books with really young protags—Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close & The Curious Incident of Dog in the Night-Time.
9. Vixen by Jillian Larkin — Get under my tree, Vixen! Seriously. One thing you may not know about me is that I’m slightly obsessed with the 1920’s. I go through phases of reading books set in the time as well as written in that time. And let’s be honest. ONE WORD–FLAPPERS! I was a darling flapper one year for Halloween.
10. A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan — I’ve heard that I’m going to love Jennifer Egan. I hope so! This one looks like a good one to start with.
What about you? Which books are you hoping good old Santa Claus is bringing you??