My least favorite thing about Christmas is actually making a Christmas list. For one, I usually don’t know what to put on my list. It would be impossible to list every single book I wish I owned, and sometimes it’s just hard to know what I want. In addition, without fail, I’d make a list of what I wanted but on Christmas morning I wouldn’t receive anything I actually wanted. What can you do? Still, sometimes making lists is fun, so here are ten bookish things on my Christmas wishlist.
(The prompt for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday is: Top Ten Books I Hope Santa Brings [If you celebrate a different Winter holiday, adapt this topic to fit it!])
Library Wars volumes: This past year I’ve collected most of the volumes of the manga series Library Wars. But I’m still missing a few. Hopefully, I receive the rest of the volumes to complete my collection. Then I can re-read them… (unless I die of fangirl feels first. Ack! My heart.)
Christy and Todd: The Baby Years by Robin Jones Gunn: I recently read through the married years for the ongoing Christy Miller series, and I remembered why I loved reading those books in high school. So, of course, I added the next trilogy in the series to my Christmas wishlist: The Baby Years.
Jane Austen book set: Ever since I took a class on Jane Austen in college, I’ve wanted to own a collection of Austen books where they all match and look beautiful together. I stumbled upon a set put out by Penguin Classics that I. Must. Have. They’re just so beautiful, and the set includes her lesser known book Love and Friendship, which I haven’t read yet.
Anne of Green Gables boxed set: Just like with Jane Austen, I want to own a collection of the Anne books by L.M. Montgomery. There are so many options when it comes to these books, but I found a beautiful set that I would love to own. Unfortunately, they never made all books in the series with these covers, so even if I receive these copies, I won’t have a complete collection.
Warcross by Marie Lu: One of the books I wish I would have bought this year was Warcross by Marie Lu. After reading it, I knew I needed to own it, especially because of that cover. If I don’t receive it for Christmas, I might have to buy it for myself unless I want to wait and see if they do a boxed set when the sequel comes out next year!
Invictus by Ryan Graudin: Another book I read this year and fell in love with was Invictus by Ryan Graudin. I need to own this book, so it’s at the top of my book wishlist.
Grisha trilogy by Leigh Bardugo: I read the Grisha trilogy forever ago, but I never bought copies of the books. I really love the new paperback covers, but since my copies of Six of Crows, Crooked Kingdom, and The Language of Thorns are in hardback, I want hardback copies of the Grisha trilogy. Or better yet, copies of both versions!
Bookshelves: If I’m going to receive books for Christmas, I need new bookshelves. Right now, I have four non-matching bookshelves in my room and I still have several stacks of books taking up floor space because they just don’t fit on my shelves. Plus, the shelves I have aren’t the best as some are too small for books or others don’t feel stable… So most than anything else on this list, I want bookseshelves!
Gift cards: Another thing I want more than the books on this list are gift cards to either bookstores or Amazon so I can purchase the books I want on my own. People always wonder what they should buy me for Christmas or my birthday and the answer is so easy because I honestly love getting gift cards. That way I can buy books that come out next year, too!
Bookish items: I would be happy to receive anything related to books, whether it’s an item inspired by a certain book series or money to continue my Owlcrate subscription. You can’t go wrong with bookish items to please my bookish heart. It’s simple.
What books or bookish items are on your holiday wishlist? Don’t forget to join the link-up!