Monday, August 6, 2012

You, You, You Autumn Know: A List of Reasons Why I Need Fall NOW

DID YOU SEE WHAT I DID? Alanis Morrissette, anyone? No?

Anyway, this fall promises to be absolutely amazing in bookish ways and otherwise. And I am feeling LISTY today.

August 13: Mumford & Sons Tour
Yes, I am seeing them live. No, I may not make it out alive.

August 28: Enshadowed is Released
I've been waiting since, I don't know, BIRTH for this sequel, or so it seems. When I read Kelly Creagh's Nevermore back in 2010, my world changed. It made me want to sing the praises of this AND EVERY book to the wide world of the Interweb. And the release date was pushed back so many times that I thought I was going to lose my mind. Now April and I can rest at ease that this book is very much within sight. I think I'm going to request off for this day.

The Pumpkin Spice Latte Returns
Who ISN'T excited about this?

September 1: Michigan Football Opening Game
Granted I became a U of M fan via marriage, I'm still excited about this. If they win, my husband is happy. And that makes me happy. FINE, I like it a little bit.

Homemade Chili

September 27: Matthew Mayfield Concert
So many concerts, so much music that will make me cry like a baby.

A Reprieve from the Heat
This has been the hottest summer ever. I can't wait for cooler temps, open windows, and brisk evenings.

note: this is not a season 4 promo, but are you gonna complain? really?
October 11: The Vampire Diaries Season 4 Begins
Does everyone remember that one memorable makeout session that is SURELY not to be the last between You Know Who and the other You Know Who? That chemistry was WAY too hot to waste. And what about that cliffhanger?! WHAT WILL HAPPEN? I know I have been waiting impatiently all summer to see Damon do the eye/smirk thing again. That's what the whole show is about.

October 23: The Evolution of Mara Dyer is Released
DUDE. I've had the incredible privilege of reading/reviewing this in advance and it was everything. Everything I've waited for and more. I can't wait to have a physical copy in my hand to have and hold and reread, because you KNOW Michelle Hodkin changes it up until the very last minute. It's like reading it for the first time, TWICE.

Hoodie Weather
My favorite time of the year. I've tried turning up my A/C and wearing a hoodie this summer, but it was too friggin' expensive and I ended up hot anyway.

November 6: Bitter Blood is Released
Damn those Morganville Vampires, I love them so much. And especially Myrnin. But we're kind of running out of books, here. This is book 13 of 15 and I am ridiculously sad.

Fuzzy Socks. FUZZY SOCKS.
I am preparing for an surplus of fuzzy sock-related injuries at the hospital due to the inevitable sliding across hardwood floors. And I'm okay with it.


  1. I am with you in wanting the autumn to be here. It's my favorite season, especially being in Massachusetts. Harvest time! Also, I totally got the Alanis reference.

  2. Ohhh I cant wait for some cooler weather in Florida! Ours won't come until October though. Also...SEC football! Specifically Florida Gator Football! Yeaa!! Also I'm
    Going to Europe in November! So I'm totally feeling this autumn love!!

  3. So much awesome in this post!!! I live in Louisiana and am DYING from the heat. Totally agree about pumpkin spice lattes, hoodies, Mara Dyer, and VampIre Diaries (although I'm stIll on season 3). Also dying to read Stealing Parker and tons of others

  4. I totally sang the title of your post. Alanis, for the win! Seriously.

    Anyway, the one thing that excited me most on your list? THe VAMPIRE DIARIES. OMG. I am DYING to find out what happens next!!

  5. I am so effing ready to not be sweat anymore. Can't wait for sweatshirts and bonfires!

  6. I started watching Friday Night Lights again today & it made me super anxious for the Fall. I mean, how does football & Fall not go hand in hand?! I will forever & always be a Summer girl, but damn I may cheat on it every once in awhile with Fall.

    Matthew Mayfield. OMG.

  7. I love that you tried wearing your hoodie with the A/C running! I'm with you - I need Autumn, too.

  8. Ha ha ... yes. The Vampire Diaries is ONLY about the eye smirk. Though, I'm with you -- I can't wait for it to come back! And Mumford & Sons!! I'm so jealous! They're one of my all-time favourite bands. And pumpkin lattes! And no heat! Yes and yes! I'm really looking forward to layers, sweaters, and boots. And snow! I love the snow ... and the crisp fall air ... and Halloween ... and Thanksgiving ... and Christmas ...

    Oh wait, what? This is YOUR post? Right ... I'll stop my raving over the change of seasons. :)

    Thanks for reminding me of what's to come!

  9. This post is a prime example of why I adore you! I can not wait for Fall of my favourite things!? -Back to School clothes/supply shopping with my son....
    Vampire Diaries... I can not wait for this season to start!

    Also...Mumford & Sons? so jealous!

  10. Look at you, with the stellar wordplay! I can't stop STARING at Ian Somerhalder FRENCHING Nina Dobrev's neck. How did I miss this promo? I DIE over TVD and I can't wait for season 4. Also, MUMFORD. I am entirely green with envy that you're going to see them. They're basically perfect.

  11. OMG. I agree with you on everything. And am insanely jealous that you get to see Mumford and Sons! I cannot wait for the first Pumpkin Spice Latte!!

  12. I totally sang your post title before I even got to the Alanis reference! Nicely done. I hate to say goodbye to summer, but I love fall too. Also, I saw Mumford & Sons in Seattle about two years ago and it was THE BEST CONCERT ever. I even cried during it, which has never happened before at a concert and the hubby and I go to A LOT of concerts. You better blog all about it! :)

  13. I right there with you! Mumford & Sons! I'm going to go see if they have any tour dates around me right now. :) We also already have football game tickets long as they win hubby will be happy...and I will be happy because of that.


    Also? ALSO!

    After reading this, I promptly got myself in gear and preordered Enshadowed. I had been hemming and hawing, but just decided that I really, really need it.


  15. I FINALLY FINISHED SEASON ONE OF TVD. OMG I SEE A TONGUE! I DIE. I JUST PASSED OUT. I'M BLUSHING. (Greta just asked me "Mom are you okay?" - I'm not kidding.)

    I want to start season two but I can't get over season one. I want to tell you why but this isn't even a TVD post! Why am I so long-winded? I have problems.


    Now, then, onto other matters of great importance. Let's see here, we hug our computer because Jen's back. Check. Next, Nevermore! Bro, I had no idea it was so awesome! I almost read it last year... and just didn't. A truly sad story. Maybe you could edumacate me this October with your review of the sequel...? AND EFF YEAH, WE'RE BACK FOR TVD BISHES. I am so excited for this. Every pore in my body is spewing light and lust because it's coming back. I WANT MORE DAEMON AND ELENA GOODNESS DAMMIT. And yaaaaaay *slaps five* MORGANVILLE IN NOVEMBER. It is absolutely BOUND to be amazing, undoubtedly, exponentially. CAN'T FLIPPING WAIT. And I MISSED YOUR PRETTY FACE. DON'T LEAVE US AGAIN. <3

  17. Ahaha, love the reference! I used to be mildly obsessed with that song. It's a good one.

    May I just say: YES YES YES. I am so beyond ready for autumn. We've had a merciful break in the heat here for the past few days, but all it has done is make me want fall all the more. I want pumpkins and cinnamon and hot chai tea lattes and sweaters and football and the crisp scent of fall in the air. And I want it now. IS THAT TOO MUCH TO ASK?

    OH, VAMPIRE DIARIES. You totally just made me miss that show so much. D: