Dreaming of Books Giveaway Hop

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I’m dreaming of getting to sleep in my own bed…which finally happened last night. (We’ve been gone for a very loooong week)

But I really do dream of books. Sometimes I dream of being in them. Sometimes I dream of being crushed by them. Sometimes I even dream of our house caving in from the weight of all of them. (Our house is on a slab so this is thankfully not possible!)

This month, however, there is a special dream of books. Welcome to the Dreaming of Books Giveaway Hop, hosted by Bookhounds.

The books I tend to dream about are the ones that won’t leave me alone. Sometimes that’s because I just plain loved them, but often it’s because I mostly loved them but there is just the one thing that is driving me absolutely crazy, like the ending of The V’Dan by Jean Johnson. Or because it’s a world I would really, really like to live in, like the version of our world in Jim C. Hines’ Magic Ex Libris series (start with Libriomancer). Or because the story ends in such a moral dilemma that I can’t get it out of my head, like the ending of Inherit the Stars by Laurie A. Green.

What makes books stick in your mind? Or which books are so stuck in your mind that you can’t stop thinking and dreaming about them?

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Dreaming of Books Giveaway Hop


I’m dreaming of a white Christmas…no wait, that was last month.

This month (and honestly, every month) I’m dreaming of books. Hopefully you are too, since this is the Dreaming of Books Giveaway Hop hosted by I Am a Reader.

There are some books that we dream of, waiting anxiously for them to appear. And then there are other books that we dream about because they give us a “book hangover” and we can’t let go of them until they have worked their way completely through the psyche. Often with angst.

So let’s talk about books that have stuck in the brain because we’re book hungover. For me, it’s usually something in an ongoing series, usually in a world that really fascinates me, whether I’d want to live there or not. John Scalzi’s Old Man’s War series always leaves me with a book hangover. So did Jean Johnson’s Theirs Not to Reason Why series. And I’m still speculating about where Ann Leckie is going to go after Ancillary Sword.

What about you? What recent book has left you stranded in the author’s world? Or, what upcoming books are you dreaming of reading? Leave a comment in the rafflecopter for a chance at a $10 Amazon or B&N Gift Card.

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