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Top Ten Tuesday

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Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is a Top Ten series I’ve been meaning to start but haven’t yet.

10. 12476820 Partials – Dan Wells

9. article 5 Articles 5 – Kristen Simmons

8. forsaken The Forsaken – Lisa M Stasse

7. 448873 The Queen’s Thief – Megan Whalen Turner

6. 2118745 The Chaos Walking series – Patrick Ness

5. 8041873 Necromancer – lish McBride

4. 13597723 The Naturals – Jennifer Lynn Barnes

3. 852470 The Gallagher Girls – Ally Carter

2. 12568505 Black City – Elizabeth Richards

  1. 13411245 Mystic City – Theo Lawrence

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Top Ten Tuesday

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Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is a Top Ten YA books I think my Dad would read.

10. steelheart big Steelheart – Brandon Sanderson. My Dad already likes him but hasn’t ventured into his YA series yet.

9. avalon big Avalon – Mindee Arnett. He likes sci-fi and he doesn’t leave the room when I put on Firefly for the millionth time so I think he would like this duology.

8. maze runner big The Maze Runner – James Dashner. He enjoyed the movies but the books are so much better.

7. falling kingdom Falling Kingdoms – Morgan Rhodes. He enjoys Game of Thrones so I think he would like this fantasy series.

6. six of crows Six of Crows – Leigh Bardugo. We’ve watched so many heist movies together so this duology seems perfect.

5. bluescreen Bluescreen – Dan Wells. My Dad isn’t a gamer or too techy but he does enjoy shows that have those plots.

4. 5th wave The 5th Wave – Rick Yancey. Alien invasion always make a great movie night choice in our house so this one seems like a good choice.

3. unwind big Unwind – Neal Shusterman. This one I’ve talked about so much and he has actually expressed interest in the concept.

2. the cage The Cage – Megan Shepherd. I think he would like this aliens capture humans plot.

  1. harry potter Harry Potter – JK Rowling. He’s seen all the movies, paid to see them in theater with us, and I think he would really like the books if he gave them a chance.

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Top Ten Tuesday

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Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is a Top Ten books from X genre I’ve recently added to my TBR list. I chose fantasy. There’s probably a few that don’t even have covers yet.

10. Allied – Amy Tintera. This is the third book in the Ruined series and after the second one, I need this one soon!

9. The Half King – Melissa Landers. I’ve really enjoyed Melissa Landers books so far. Here’s hoping this new series is just as good.

8. The Gilded Wolves – Roshani Chokshi. I’ve only read one of this author’s books so far but I liked it and this one really intrigues me.

7. The Nameless Queen – Rebecca McLaughlin. This one really intrigues me. A thief inherits a Kingdom? Yes please.

6. Black Rose – Bree Barton. Graceling meets Pride and Prejudice. I didn’t know I needed this.

5. A Curse So Dark and Lonely – Brigid Kemmerer. It’s Brigid Kemmerer. Enough said.

4. Honor Among Thieves – Rachel Caine. I really loved the Morganville Vampire series so I’m intrigued by this one.

3. Poison Dark and Drowning A Poison Dark and Drowning – Jessica Cluless. Really enjoyed the first one and really need this sequel.

2. The Broken World The Broken World – Lindsay Klingele. The first one surprised me with how much I liked it so I am definitely excited for this one.

  1. Even the Darkest Stars Even the Darkest Stars – Heather Fawcett

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Top Ten Tuesday

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Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is a Top Ten books I’m looking forward to in the second half of 2017.

10. Warcross Warcross – Marie Lu. I love Marie Lu and am really excited to see a new book by her.

9. reneagdes Renegades – Marissa Meyer. Like Marie Lu, I love Marissa Meyer so again, very excited for a new book.

8. Before She Ignites Before She Ignites – Jodi Meadows. Third pick in a row where I love the author and it’s a new, first book in a series coming out.

7. One Dark Throne One Dark Throne – Kendare Blake. After the way the first one ended, I can’t wait to find out more in this one.

6. Into the Bright Unknown Into the Bright Unknown – Rae Carson. So excited for this conclusion.

5. Roar Roar – Cora Carmack. I’ve been hearing some amazing things about this one.

4. lucky-in-love Lucky in Love – Kasie West. Kasie West never lets me down.

3. The Color Project The Color Project – Sierra Adams. This one caught my attention a while ago.

2. A Map for Wrecked Girls A Map for Wrecked Girls – Jessica Taylor. This one has been popping up on my feeds for a while.

  1. Here We Are Now Here We Are Now – Jasmine Warga. It’s a new Jasmine Warga.

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Top Ten Tuesday

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Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is a Top Ten Summer freebie so I’m doing Top Ten books I plan on reading Poolside this summer.

10. Romancing the Throne Romancing The Throne – Nadine Jolie Courtney. This seems like a light romance with some sibling rivalry over a boy that will either annoy me or amuse me.

9. Always and Forever Lara Jean Always and Forever, Lara Jean – Jenny Han. Loved the first two and can’t wait to read this last one.

8. Unlikelies The Unlikelies – Carrie Firestone. This book has a The Breakfast Club vibe. Needs to be read.

7. Season of Daring Greatly A Season of Daring Greatly – Ellen Emerson White. Baseball is very summer-y.

6. Dramatically Ever After Dramatically Ever After – Isabel Bandeira. Loved Bookishly Ever After so this one is a must read.

5. Internet Famous Internet Famous – Danika Stone. Loved All the Feels so this one is another must read.

4. Trusting You and Other Lies Trusting You and Other Lies – Nicole Williams. That cover looks so summer-y.

3. lucky-in-love Lucky in Love – Kasie West. Kasie West is perfect for summer.

2. Dazzling Heights The Dazzling Heights – Katherine McGee. Hopefully this one is just as addicting as the first.

  1. When It's Real When It’s Real – Erin Watt. I’ve heard good things about this author.

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Top Ten Tuesday

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Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is a Top Ten Mother’s Day theme freebie so I chose to do Top Ten YA Books I would recommend to my mom. My mom tends to prefer fantasy over everything else, and especially loves when the main character finds out he or she has a magical ability and a destiny. She will try Sci-Fi and dystopian but isn’t one for contemporary unless it’s extremely engaging. Luckily there’s quite a bit to choose from. She also prefers all the books being released before she starts a series.

10. Ginny Moon Ginny Moon – Benjamin Ludwig. I just finished this one and it’s already making a recommendation list. My mom loved Room by Emma Donahue so I think she would enjoy this one.

9. throne of glass Throne of Glass series – Sarah J Maas. This is a recommendation for later when it’s closer to all the books being released and I know she won’t catch up before the last one comes out. She would love the characters and the world.

8. young elites The Young Elites – Marie Lu. I think my mom would enjoy the darker tone of this series and all the twist that happen through the books.

7. red queen Red Queen series – Victoria Aveyard. Again, this is one completely up my mom’s alley but only once it’s closer to being finished. She would love the whole red blooded girl with powers rising up against the silvers plot.

6. Sabriel The Old Kingdom series – Garth Nix. To me, this book just screams “read me” to my mom. The Old Kingdom is definitely a world she will fall in love with.

5. the crown's game The Crown’s Game/Fate – Evelyn Skye. Just a duology when she prefers long series but I know she would love the magic and the dueling in this book.

4. falling kingdom Falling Kingdoms – Morgan Rhodes. My mom loves the show Game of Thrones but found the books too detailed and too long. This series has a similar vibe as G.O.T. but without feeling like it’s dragging on and on.

3. challenger deep Challenger Deep – Neal Shusterman. Even though she doesn’t read a lot of contemporary, I think this is one she would stick with right to the end. It’s engaging and very insightful. Plus it’s Neal Shusterman.

2. orphan queen The Orphan Queen Duology – Jodi Meadows. This is one I know she would love for the magic, the rebellion, the underdog story line. She might not like that there’s only two books though.

  1. snow like ashes Snow Like Ashes series – Sara Raasch. I love the intricate world building and I think my mom would fall in love with it as well. Plus the main character is exactly what she looks for in a book.

 

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Top Ten Tuesday

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Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is Top Ten things on my reading wish list.

10. Maps in non-fantasy books. I like maps and most fantasy books I’ve read had one inside but rarely do I see a map included in a non-fantasy books. We Were Liars is one that comes to mind of a contemporary with a map and I loved that.

9. Musketeers era. I’m binge watching The Musketeers for a nth time and I would love to see more books set in this time period, or even a YA Musketeers book.

8. Families the reader just can’t help wanting to be a part of. Family goals in books are the best.

7. Multi-POVs. They seem to be becoming more popular but I love getting to see the story from so many different eyes instead of just one or two.

6. Girls being involved in activities considered “boy-ish”. I love when characters take gender norms and flip them so I love when girls are involved in things like science club, mathletes, because they love it and not because of a boy.

5. Paranormal. There’s lots of fantasy and contemporary coming out but I’m finding I’m kind of missing vampires and werewolves right now.

4. Good adaptations. This isn’t really a reading wish list one but I want to keep seeing good adaptations of books. I don’t expect to the letter faithfulness but give the story the respect the fans deserves, make changes that make sense, etc.

3. Mixed genres. I really like seeing a little dystopian in my fantasy or sci-fi.

2. Fandom in my books. This seems to be getting a bit more popular but I loved when the characters are just as geeky as I am.

  1. Duologies. This seems to be becoming the new trilogy and I really love it. For all those times I felt one book wasn’t enough but three stretched it out too much, two is perfect.

 

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Top Ten Tuesday

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Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is Top Ten books with no people on the cover.

10. Ruined amy Ruined – Amy Tintera

9. red queen Red Queen – Victoria Aveyard

8. The Glass Spare The Glass Spare – Lauren DeStefano

7. dividing-eden Dividing Eden – Joelle Charbonneau

6. wintersong Wintersong – S Jae-Jones

5. thousandth floor The Thousandth Floor – Katherine McGee

4. passenger Passenger – Alexandra Bracken

3. every last word Every Last Word – Tamara Ireland Stone

2. snow like ashes Snow Like Ashes – Sara Raasch

  1. the crown's game The Crown’s Game – Evelyn Skye

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Top Ten Tuesday

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Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is Top Ten things that will make me not want to read a book aka book turn offs.

10. Boring love triangles. I’ve accepted that most times I pick up a book, there will be some form of a love triangle involved. They’re not going away. When I can predict the end pairing from the synopsis, it’s not something that intrigues me.

9. The synopsis gives it all away. Much like a movie trailer, when the synopsis gives away 90% of the plot of the book, I’m not interested in finding out the other 10%.

8. The main character having a hobby the author obviously didn’t research. I love it when characters have interesting or unique hobbies and interests but show me those hobbies and interests. A passing remark that the main character loves curling but it’s never mentioned again does not show me they love curling.

7. No growth arc. I love when even the supporting characters, at least the more prominent ones, have growth arcs along with the main character but if there’s no growth arc at all, I usually lose interest.

6. Too many issues packed into one plot. Most of the time when a book tries to tackle too many issues, it ends up doing none of them well.

5. Insta-love. I can handle instant attraction but at least let them find out each other’s names before declarations of love.

4. When the characters never do necessary things like eat or sleep. I don’t need details about their bathroom schedule but little things like grabbing an apple on the way out the door or waking up with bedhead are small things that make the characters feel so much more real to me.

3. Magically good at a difficult skill. It’s one thing to be a natural at a new skill. It’s another to master it after one lesson. I actually prefer when the character struggles because it can make for a great moment when they to master it.

2. A book compared to two very popular at the moment books. When I see X meets Y with X and Y being two of my favourite books, all that does is set up very, mega high expectations.

  1. No positive female interactions. If all the female character are horrible to each other through the whole book and there’s no real female friendships, I just can’t do it.

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Top Ten Tuesday

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Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there’s a different topic. This week is Top Ten things that will make me read a book.

10. Road trip – I love road trip books, which is a little weird because I’m not much of a traveler. I guess I like living through the characters.

9. The Breakfast Club – the synopsis giving me a Breakfast Club vibe is a sure way to make certain the book ends up coming home with me.

8. Hate-to-love romance – I love slow burn romance so when the two characters start off hating each other, at least I know there’s no instalove.

7. Geek/nerd themes – the book bringing comic con, fandom, or anything else that I love into it is another way to make sure the book ends up in my shopping cart.

6. Misfit family – A step above the Breakfast Club vibe, this one is more Firefly-like. A bunch of outcasts/misfits ending up considering each other family is always a must read.

5. Blurb by a beloved author – If one of my favourite authors has read the book and loved it, I will pick it up.

4. Snow/rain storms – This isn’t something that’s in the book but whenever it’s storming outside, I read. It’s automatic.

3. Siblings – As someone with 3 sisters and a brother-in-law, sibling relationships is always something that really intrigues me in a book.

2. Magic – I blame Harry Potter and Tamara Pierce. I love magic in my stories.

  1. Space travel – I love Sci-fi but I especially love it when the characters are on a ship traveling through space instead of planet-bound.

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