My February TBR

Here is a list of all of the books I want to read in February. Whether I actually get around to reading all of these is another matter entirely! I’ve also made a YouTube video to go along with this post if you would like to watch that as well!

  1. A Court of Thorns and Roses Full Series (5 books)
  2. We Were Liars
  3. Ghost Hunters Series
  4. Mexican Gothic
  5. Six of Crows Duology

1. A Court of Thorns and Roses Full Series

Category: YA Fantasy

Pages: A Court of Thorns and Roses (432), A Court of Mist and Fury (626), A court of Wings and Ruin (705), A Court of Frost and Starlight (272), A Court of Silver Flames (768)

Series: A Court of Thorns and Roses Series. A Court of Thorns and Roses (#1), A Court of Mist and Fury (#2), A court of Wings and Ruin (#3), A Court of Frost and Starlight (#3.1), A Court of Silver Flames (#4)

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens

Release Dates: A Court of Thorns and Roses (05/05/2015), A Court of Mist and Fury (03/05/2016), A court of Wings and Ruin (02/05/2017), A Court of Frost and Starlight (01/05/2018), A Court of Silver Flames (16/02/2021)

Characters:
Amarantha
Feyre ArcheronTamlinLucien VanserraRhysandNesta ArcheronElain Archeron

Literary Awards:

A Court of Thorns and Roses: Lincoln Award Nominee (2017)Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction (2015)

A Court of Mist and Fury: Goodreads Choice Award for Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction (2016) and Nominee for Best of the Best (2018)

A Court of Wings and Ruin: Goodreads Choice Award for Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction (2017) and Nominee for Best of the Best (2018)

A Court of Frost and Starlight: Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction (2018)

Synopsis: I will only post the synopsis of the first book so as not to spoil anything for any of the other books!

Feyre’s survival rests upon her ability to hunt and kill – the forest where she lives is a cold, bleak place in the long winter months. So when she spots a deer in the forest being pursued by a wolf, she cannot resist fighting it for the flesh. But to do so, she must kill the predator and killing something so precious comes at a price …

Dragged to a magical kingdom for the murder of a faerie, Feyre discovers that her captor, his face obscured by a jewelled mask, is hiding far more than his piercing green eyes would suggest. Feyre’s presence at the court is closely guarded, and as she begins to learn why, her feelings for him turn from hostility to passion and the faerie lands become an even more dangerous place. Feyre must fight to break an ancient curse, or she will lose him forever. 

2. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

Category: YA, Contemporary, Mystery

Pages: 242

Series: Standalone

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Release Date: 16/05/2014

Characters: Cadence Sinclair

Setting: Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts (United States)

Literary Awards: Georgia Peach Book Award (2015)Pennsylvania Young Readers’ Choice Award Nominee for Young Adults (2016)Rhode Island Teen Book Award Nominee (2016)Milwaukee County Teen Book Award Nominee (2015)The Inky Awards Nominee for Silver Inky (2015)Lincoln Award (2016)Bookworm Best Award for Best Fiction (2014)Goodreads Choice Award for Young Adult Fiction (2014)The Magnolia Award for 9-12 (2016

Synopsis:

A beautiful and distinguished family.
A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.
A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive.
A revolution. An accident. A secret.
Lies upon lies.
True love.
The truth.

We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from New York Times bestselling author, National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart.

Read it.

And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE. 

3. Ghost Hunters Series

Category: YA, Paranormal, Fantasy, Horror

Pages: Bones in the Wall (240), Pirate’s Curse (217)

Series: Ghost Hunters. Bones in the Wall (#1), Pirate’s Curse (#2).

Publisher: Celtic Sea Publishing

Release Date: Bones in the Wall (09/02/2020), Pirate’s Curse (03/03/2021)

Synopsis:

Twelve-year-old Alex may have lost his ability to play sports, but he gained the ability to see ghosts. Now he must figure out how to put an evil spirit to rest–or die trying.

Once an athlete and popular kid, Alex is in a terrible car accident that severely injures his hip and leaves him with a rare power: he can hear and see ghosts. All Alex wants is to be normal. But when a malevolent spirit begins haunting him, Alex must accept his unwanted psychic powers and work with his best friend, his paranormal investigator cousin, and two friendly spirits to solve the mystery of the bones in the wall and put the vicious ghost to rest. If he fails, he’ll lose his family and friends to a gruesome fate.

4. Mexican Gothic

Category: Horror, Historical Fiction

Pages: 301

Series: Standalone

Publisher: Del Rey

Release Date: 30/06/2020

Literary Awards: Goodreads Choice Award for Horror (2020)

Synopsis:

“After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She’s not sure what she will find—her cousin’s husband, a handsome Englishman, is a stranger, and Noemí knows little about the region.

Noemí is also an unlikely rescuer: She’s a glamorous debutante, and her chic gowns and perfect red lipstick are more suited for cocktail parties than amateur sleuthing. But she’s also tough and smart, with an indomitable will, and she is not afraid: Not of her cousin’s new husband, who is both menacing and alluring; not of his father, the ancient patriarch who seems to be fascinated by Noemí; and not even of the house itself, which begins to invade Noemi’s dreams with visions of blood and doom.

Her only ally in this inhospitable abode is the family’s youngest son. Shy and gentle, he seems to want to help Noemí, but might also be hiding dark knowledge of his family’s past. For there are many secrets behind the walls of High Place. The family’s once colossal wealth and faded mining empire kept them from prying eyes, but as Noemí digs deeper she unearths stories of violence and madness.

And Noemí, mesmerized by the terrifying yet seductive world of High Place, may soon find it impossible to ever leave this enigmatic house behind”.

5. Six of Crows Duology

Category: YA Fantasy

Pages: Six of Crows (465), Crooked Kingdom (561)

Series: Six of Crows Duology. Six of Crows (#1), Crooked Kingdom (#2)

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company / Orion Children’s Books

Release Date: Six of Crows (29/09/2015), Crooked Kingdom (27/09/2016)

Characters: Inej GhafaKaz BrekkerJesper FaheyWylan Van EckMatthias HelvarNina Zenik

Setting: Ketterdam

Literary Awards: Pennsylvania Young Readers’ Choice Award Nominee for Young Adults (2017)Rhode Island Teen Book Award Nominee (2018)Evergreen Teen Book Award Nominee (2018)Milwaukee County Teen Book Award Nominee (2017)Lincoln Award (2018)Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction (2015)Missouri Gateway Readers Award Nominee (2017)Premio El Templo de las Mil Puertas for Mejor novela extranjera perteneciente a saga (2016)Hea Noorteraamat (2017)

Synopsis:

Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can’t pull it off alone. . . .

A convict with a thirst for revenge

A sharpshooter who can’t walk away from a wager

A runaway with a privileged past

A spy known as the Wraith

A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums

A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes

Kaz’s crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction—if they don’t kill each other first.

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