Top Ten Tuesday is a feature hosted by That Artsy Reader GirlThis week’s topic is: Most Anticipated Book Releases for the Second Half of 2023

And now… books! 

Fun fact: I copied this as a draft from last year’s post, which was copied from that last year’s post, which was copied from the year before that, and so on as one does. Look, I could pretend to be sorry, but I am not. At all.  So I am taking the easy way out, I barely changed definitely did not even change this paragraph!  I’ll still link all the books and such, because I am awesome. If you want to see all the 2023 books I added to my TBR, here they are!

Didn’t even change the GIF because… Bellamy

I also only used books with covers, because apparently I am superficial like that. Even four years later, when I first said that. Also, obviously some of these fit in more than one category, so I just… picked one.  Also I absolutely forgot some.

The YA Debuts

The Adult Debuts


The Sequels/Prequels/Companions


The New Series

The YA Standalones (includes books that might be series but I am not a psychic, so 🤷)

The Adult Standalones

The Ones I’ve Read (and loved!) 

(Reviews for all these- and more July 2023 books- coming soon!) 

So let’s talk about 2023! How is it going so far? What are some things you’re hoping to do in the second half? Books you’re longing to read, shows to watch, etc?

Posted June 27, 2023 by Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight in Top Ten Tuesday , / 23 Comments


23 responses to “More Books To Explode Your 2023 TBR!

    • SAM I just finished the series and you will love it I think! The third book was back to awesome, and then the 4th was wonderful too! I hope you do go back into it, because it is VERY good (and feel-good, which I know you like, while still tackling some harder issues)

  1. I definitely want to get The Unmaking of June Farrow. I actually haven’t heard of most of the books on this list though! Some of the YA ones (though I’ve found I’m not as interested in YA these days). Definitely going to bookmark this post to delve deeper into the ones that catch my eye! Thank you for such an exhaustive list (even if it recycles a format, why fix something that aint broke right?) hahah

  2. Yes. Bellamy. Cue the “whatever the he** we want” lolol

    Awesome collages of covers. I didn’t know you read Saga! I love the Ally Condie. I want that just for that cover.

  3. Jo

    It’s been a fairly slow reading year thus far, but I’ve been enjoying the books I’ve been reading (on the whole), so I’ll take that as a win even if I’ve been reading less than I’d like! I don’t have any of these on my TBR, though I do have the first book in a couple of the series: City of Nightmares by Rebecca Schaeffer, the first book in that duology and The Wolf Den by Elodie Harper, the first book in that trilogy.
    My TTT:

  4. *shakes fist at all those pretty covers and interesting sounding blurbs*
    I’m moving to so tiny a space I’ll have to keep my books boxed under the bed, I do NOT need more on my TBR list. And yet. So pretty. So fun. 😀

    Whalefall & Thorn Hedge were the only ones from this giant list that I already had listed. Aaaaand now I’ve added 6 more.

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