Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Books On My Autumn TBR

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1. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

This book has been promoted like crazy by all major booksellers and I totally bought into the hype. One of my friends from work in currently reading this and she says it’s really good.

2. Labyrinth by Kate Mosse

I didn’t know this book was set in Carcassone, France before I went there, otherwise I’d have read the entire trilogy before I left. Maybe this way is better, though, because I’ll be able to visualise the city so much better.

3. Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

I was going to read and recap this book anyway, but then I saw Jaz‘s post-Godsgrave reactions and decided I had to go ahead and buy it.

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Top Ten Books I Loved When I First Started Blogging

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This post is making me feel incredibly nostalgic! Back in 2010, I read and loved so many books, many of which I would probably still enjoy. I kind of want to reread ALL THE BOOKS now.

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  1. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

This was my favourite book of 2010. I love time travel and parallel universe stuff, and Rich People Drama, and this book was the perfect mix of both. The Groundhog Day stuff was brilliant. I haven’t enjoyed a Lauren Oliver this much since. To make it even better, it was recently turned into a pretty decent movie.

  1. Choker by Elizabeth Woods

I fangirled about this book so much! It went entirely under the radar when it was released. I think I discovered it while watching someone’s In My Mailbox video, and I bought it because I was in the mood for a mystery book and I really liked the cover. Raeleen and I fangirled over this book so much. I read it a few times back in 2011, but I haven’t read it since. It might be time to change that!

  1. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins

The Hex Hall trilogy was such a fun one. I’m not actually a huge fan of paranormal books any more, but I really enjoyed this trilogy back in the day. I probably liked it so much because of the boarding school setting, the humour, and, of course, THE SHIP. I shipped it hard.

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Top Ten Books On My Spring TBR

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I’m a day late but whatever.

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 1. The Bitter Kingdom by Rae Carson

I’ve decided that I want to do some spring cleaning with my TBR, and one of my tasks is to finish a few of the series that I’ve had going on for a while. The Bitter Kingdom is going to be one of these. It’s been a few years since I read the first two books, so I’m going to have to use Recaptains to refresh my memory, but I remember really enjoying them both so I’m looking forward to this one.

2. The Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams Chima

This is another series that I’ve been in the middle of for ages. I was meant to finish it ages ago in time for the spin-off series when it was released, but I completely failed. I’m excited to finish this one because I adore the main character and I want to see how things turn out for her.

3. The Secret Speech by Tom Rob Smith

I’m technically in the middle of reading this, although I haven’t touched it in months. I loved Child 44, so when I started The Secret Speech and found out it had a completely different feel to it, I was kind of let down. I do want to finish it, though, because I have the third book in the trilogy and I guess I should read it. Plus I really like the main character.

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Top Ten 2017 Releases I Want to Read Part 1

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This topic is actually from a couple of weeks ago but I’ve got a lot to catch up on, and I would rather do this one than this week’s actual topic so here we are. Here are my ten most anticipated releases for 2017.

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1. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

This YA book was inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. The main character sees her best friend get shot by a policeman. It’s going to be heart wrenching, I’m sure.

2. American War by Omar El Akkad

A second civil war breaks out in America. I feel like this is topical.

3. Lucky in Love by Kasie West

Because Kasie West is one of my auto-buy authors.

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Top Ten 2017 Debuts I Want to Read

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What’s this? A Top Ten Tuesday post on… a Sunday? Yeah, well, I’m slightly behind due to the Great Blogging Crisis of 2016, so I’m playing catch up. And I couldn’t not do this list because debuts are one of my favourite things to talk about. I am, admittedly, very out of the loop when it comes to new releases at the moment. I’m trying my best to catch up, but there are just so many of them. So I’ve gone through Goodreads and picked out the debuts that look most interesting. I’m not sure if they’ve been getting good reviews or if there’s been any buzz about any in particular, but I’ll get there eventually, okay?

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