I was equally excited to receive each of these books last week, though I only carried one of them around like Gollum with the One Ring... (it happened to be the first one I unwrapped, and it's enormous and smells wonderful).
The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
I haven't borrowed this sequel from the library yet because I was stubbornly waiting to have my own copy. The first book was that good. And while The Name of the Wind is over 700 pages long, this one tops 1,000. It's a little daunting, but I'm very excited to read it.
Two Renegade Realms by Donita K. Paul
Another sequel! With dragons. I like dragons. I always enjoy Donita K. Paul's colorful characters, and I can't wait to read more about Bixby!
The Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris
I've actually read this one before, and I'm so excited to finally have a copy of my own! In fact, it's one of my absolute favorite books, which is quite unusual for a work of non-fiction. I'm thinking about re-reading it this summer, outside on Sunday afternoons (my favorite way to read non-fiction).
Have you picked up any great books lately? Any sequels you're excited about, or perhaps a new favorite you've been waiting to get your hands on?