2017 books I want in first half of year

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This week is a freebie week so we can all decide on our own topics. My topic–2017 books I want in first half of year. This was a topic from December, but I didn’t get it done in then.


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The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronovitch (Peter Grant/Rivers of London #6) — Urban Fantasy, Police Procedural

One of my favorite urban fantasy series and I’ve waited for this book for a couple of years so I’m happy it’s almost here.


Garden of Lamentations by Deborah Crombie (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James #17) — Mystery, Police Procedural

One of my very favorite series. I’m so excited for this next book in the series.

Swiss Vendetta by Tracee de Hahn (Agnes Luthi Mysteries #1) — Mystery, Police Procedural

This sounds like a great start to a new series–a police procedural set in Switzerland.

Old Bones by Trudy Nan Boyce (Detective Sarah Alt #2) — Mystery, Police Procedural

I really liked the first book in this series. Sarah Alt “Salt” is a great character.

Murder at an Irish Wedding by Carlene O’Connor (Irish Village Mystery #2) — Mystery

The first book was so much fun!


Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop (The Others #5) — Urban Fantasy

Such a good series. The world building is excellent.

Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs (Mercy Thompson #10) — Urban Fantasy

One of my favorite urban fantasy series. I’ve read these since they first came out.

The Holver Alley Crew by Marshall Ryan Maresca (The Streets of Maradaine #1) — Fantasy

I really like how the author is writing about the world he has created. This is the third series set in the same world, but with different characters and settings.

Brother’s Ruin by Emma Newman (Industrial Magic #1) — Historical Fantasy

I read After Atlas in 2016 and really liked it. This is the beginning of a different series and totally different, but I like Ms. Newman’s writing and this sounds great.

The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi — Science Fiction, Space Opera

John Scalzi is an auto buy author for me. This is the beginning of a new series in a new universe. Sounds great.



Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon (Vatta’s Peace) — Science Fiction

I’ve read Elizabeth Moon’s books for years. Kylara Vatta from the Vatta’s War series is one of my favorite protagonists.



White Hot by Ilona Andrews (Hidden Legacy #2) — Fantasy Romance

Ilona Andrews has written some of my favorite fantasies. And I really enjoyed the first book in this series.

What books are you looking forward to during the first half of 2017?