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Priorities, or An Embarrassment of Riches

So sorry I was incapacitated on Monday and didn’t get to post my usual Middle Grade Monday! I hope you can forgive me.

I’ve recently come to the realization that, although my Mother generously gave me a bookcase last year, I still have stacks of books around my house. They’re decorative! But, seriously, I’ve had a rather large number of titles pop up in my mailbox (both physical and electronic) lately. As well, we’ve gotten some new books at the library that I have started reading – you know, to get an idea of how to book talk them…and haven’t been able to put them down. It’s nothing like Karen’s collection, but to me it’s overwhelming.

That’s where you come in, dearest reader.

I still need to finish Kekla Magoon’s Camo Girl, Jennifer Nielsen’s Mark of the Thief, and Elana K. Arnold’s Infandous – all of which I am in the midst of reading. And after that my next title to review is Sarah Dessen’s Saint Anything (stay tuned for a giveaway!) But, after that, I need to decide between the following books. First, we have the physical ARCs and copies that have found their way onto my stacks:

 But next, we have all of the eARCs for which I’ve been approved lately, including these:

So, dear reader, which would you choose?


  1. Karen Jensen, TLT Karen Jensen, TLT says

    Carrie Mesrobian highly recommends Infandous, so I really want to read that one.
    Interested in hearing what you think about the others 🙂

    • Robin Willis Robin Willis says

      Oh, Infandous! It is gorgeously well written and completely atmospheric…in a way that I’m not sure I can handle right now. I should probably just stop renewing it and return it to the library so someone else can read it.

  2. I really want to read I am Princess X. It is one I think my students will be into. Greenglass House, Saint Anything and Isle of the Lost are also on my TBR list!!!!

    • Robin Willis Robin Willis says

      Greenglass House was my reward purchase for the week. I’m very hopeful for it!

      • Chrysalis says

        I read Greenglass House a few weeks ago. I picked it up because it has smugglers and theft and mysteries which sounded fun but the more I read the more I fell in love with the many stories within the story. There was so much more to that book than I expected. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

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