Top Ten Tuesday: Recent Additions to My TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. If you love books and making lists, this is the meme for you! This week’s topic is:

10 Books From X Genre That I’ve Recently Added To My TBR List

This topic was made very easy for me because, between February and now, I have had a large influx of historical fiction onto my to-be-read pile. So here are those new additions, in the order I added them to my TBR:

~ 1, 2, 3, 4 ~

The White Queen

The Red Queen

The Lady of the Rivers

The Kingmaker’s Daughter

by Philippa Gregory

Back in February, I was lucky enough to pick up all of the books from Gregory’s Cousins’ Wars series in The Works’ 3 for £5 deal! These are books I have really wanted to read since watching the BBC’s brilliant TV series, The White Queen (2013).

~ 5 ~

The Girl in the Glass Tower by Elizabeth Fremantle

Having previously loved Fremantle’s The Sister of Treasons, I was really pleased to be accepted for a copy of this, a newer novel about Arbella Stuart, via Netgalley in February.

~ 6 ~

The Shadow Queen by Anne O’Brien

Similarly, I have previously enjoyed several of O’Brien’s novels, so I was also pleased to be accepted for a copy of this, a new novel about Joan of Kent, via Netgalley in March.

~ 7, 8 ~

The Mistress of Blackstairs by Catherine Curzon

Dunstan by Conn Iggulden

Also in March, I received copies of Curson’s 18th century mystery and Iggulden’s novel set in Anglo-Saxon England via Netgalley. Both new-to-me authors, although I have heard a lot of good stuff about Iggulden.

~ 9 ~

The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie R. King

In April, I was back in The Works and this time picked up this; one of the newer instalments in King’s Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes series. A series I really must continue with, after reading the first book, The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, last year.

~ 10 ~

By Blood Divided by James Heneage

Then just last month, I received a copy of this via Netgalley. Heneage is a new-to-me author, but I couldn’t resist this epic tale of the clash of the Roman and Ottoman empires.

Are there any genres you have added a lot of to your TBR recently? Also, please link in the comments below if you have taken part in this week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic too.

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10 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Recent Additions to My TBR

  1. You have lots of great reading to look forward to there! I have read books 1-6 on your list and enjoyed them all. I’ll be interested to hear more about your other books as well – I have one of James Heneage’s earlier books on my TBR and I also want to continue with the Mary Russell series soon!

    1. Helen, great to hear you enjoyed books 1-6 as you are my fountain of knowledge for historical fiction 🙂 Hopefully we will both get round to one of Heneage’s novels and more of the Mary Russell series soon.

  2. I’ve also heard good thinks about Iggulden – I’ve not read him yet but he seems to have a very good reputation for historical reads. I’ve just picked up his first fantasy novel called Darien – it’s over on NG, sounds really good.
    Lynn 😀

    1. Lynn, I also saw that Netgalley had Iggulden’s new fantasy novel Darien but I resisted the urge to request as I have too many books on there already! I hope you enjoy it 🙂

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