Top 5 Wednesday: ARCs on the Top of My TBR

This week’s Top 5 Wednesday, hosted by the Goodreads group, is: Top of Your TBR. I’ve adapted it a little bit to ARCs on the Top of my TBR.

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1. What the Wind Knows by Amy Harmon. After trying to catch up on all of Harmon’s backlist, I’ve discovered a couple of her books are ones that I don’t really care for, so I’m just a little nervous about this since historical fiction isn’t really my thing anymore. But I do have faith that even if it’s not my favorite Harmon book, it will still be good.

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2. Fumbled (Playbook #2) by Alexa Martin. Intercepted was a surprise hit for me, so even though this book has some tropes that are not my favorite, I’m still very excited to read it.

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3. The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary. This book just very recently got on my radar and it sounds right up my alley. I love stories that involve notes/texts/e-mails.

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4. Passion on Park Avenue (Central Park Pact #1) by Lauren Layne. I am always excited to read a Lauren Layne book and I have high hopes for this one. I actually read a review that was complaining that the love scenes were not as graphic as other Layne books have been, but that’s a really big plus in my book and made me even more interested in it.

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5. The Escape Room by Megan Goldin. I’ve seen a lot of hype for this one and I’m really hoping it lives up to expectations.

What books are on the top of your TBR?

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17 thoughts on “Top 5 Wednesday: ARCs on the Top of My TBR

  1. I have read one Amy Harmon book, Moses, and it’s one of my favorites of all time. That being said, that book completely wrecked me. I don’t think I have ever cried so hard while reading a book, so while I love how Harmon tells a story, I don’t know if I can read any more of her books.

  2. Knowing how you felt about From Sand and Ash, I think you’re going to feel the same way with What the Wind Knows. It’s a really slow book with a LOT of history. Just warning you! It is excellent and worth reading, but you may want to break it up with something lighter.

    I love that Passion is light on the sexy times…I may have to read it. These days I prefer contemporary romance with less of the sex scenes. I got a copy off Netgalley, but I was kinda waiting to see what others thought of it. I’ll let you read it first and see what you think. 😉

    • I was afraid of that 😦 Maybe I’ll save the Lauren Layne book to read in parallel with it, as I’m sure that will be fun and peppy. Speaking of which, I am happy to read it first haha. I find it hard to take a book seriously once it goes into extended graphic scenes, so I am always happy when there’s not a lot of it in Romance books.

  3. I am also excited to read Amy Harmon and LL’s books! (Although, Brandie just scared me a bit.) I just finished Fumbled and loved it. It was just as good as the first book without all of the hashtags.

    • Let’s hope the Amy Harmon-ess of the writing makes up the abundance of historical stuff! I’m so happy to hear you loved Fumbled! I didn’t mind the hashtags in the first book as much as you did, but I’m glad to see that it’s not going to be a “staple” in all her books.

  4. I really like Lauren Layne and am happy to hear her newest is less graphic. I was happy when Christina Lauren’s books became less graphic because I really like her and I prefer less content in my stories. I am looking forward to Peter Swanson’s Before She Knew Him and The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren.

    • I definitely agree with you regarding Christina Lauren’s books. I think I read just one of her older books and it basically felt like erotica to me. They still have more than I prefer, but it’s toned down so much that I don’t feel gross reading it. I am also looking forward to those two books!

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