Posts Categorized: Top Ten Tuesday

Oct 22
Top Ten Tuesday #26: Best Character Names

Top Ten Tuesday #26: Best Character Names

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Best Character Names The Classics Ebenezer Scrooge: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Count Dracula: Dracula by Bram StokerThe Wicked Witch of the West: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum Scarlett O’Hara: Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell Children’s Books Beezus Quimby: Beezus and Ramona by Beverly ClearyEncyclopedia Brown: Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective by Donald… Read more »


Oct 15
Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Was "Forced" to Read (Or Forced Others to Read)

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Was "Forced" to Read (Or Forced Others to Read)

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Books I Was “Forced” to Read (Or Forced Others to Read) Forced Upon Me Way back in the summer of 2008, I was at a party and two friends showed up wearing matching “Team Edward” t-shirts.  I had no idea what that meant, and they told me all about these books about a girl, a werewolf, and… Read more »


Oct 08
Top Ten Tuesday # 24: Best Series Enders

Top Ten Tuesday # 24: Best Series Enders

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Best Series Enders Read ’em, Loved ’em Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins: I adored this series.  If Collins would have kept writing, I would have kept reading.  But I thought Katniss got an ending that was perfect for the books, even if it wasn’t perfect for her. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer: I know this isn’t everyone’s cup of… Read more »


Oct 01
Top Ten Tuesday # 23: Book Turn-Offs

Top Ten Tuesday # 23: Book Turn-Offs

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Book Turn-Offs I could certainly list more turn-offs than the ones here, but this is a good start.  Clicking the links in the title will take you to my reviews…if you dare to read them! Why do all of the secondary male characters act like wanna-be rapists?   The offenders: Article 5 by Kristen SimmonsStung by Bethany… Read more »


Sep 24
Top Ten Tuesday # 22: My Favorite Sequels

Top Ten Tuesday # 22: My Favorite Sequels

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  My Favorite Sequels I Haven’t Even Read This One, But I’m Including It, Because I Just KNOW: The Eternity Cure by Julie KagawaProdigy by Marie LuEverbound by Brodi AshtonBoundless by Cynthia HandFragments by Dan WellsAsunder by Jodi MeadowsSiege and Storm by Leigh BardugoDays of Blood and Starlight by Laini TaylorMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsJust One Year by Gayle… Read more »


Sep 17
Top Ten Tuesday # 21: My Fall TBR

Top Ten Tuesday # 21: My Fall TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  My Fall TBR Just ten???  Trust me, I’ll be reading a lot more than just these books below, but this is a good start:  These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner: I know I’m going to love this.  I’ve had the ARC for more than three months, but I just have too many other books… Read more »


Sep 10
Top Ten Tuesday # 20: Books That Should Be Movies

Top Ten Tuesday # 20: Books That Should Be Movies

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Books That Should Be Movies Books to movies are always a dangerous proposition.  I would love for a filmmaker to take a chance on these:  Historical Fiction That Will Make You Cry Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth WeinBetween Shades of Grey by Ruta Sepetys Realistic Contemporary Romance Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell: (You can read my review here.)… Read more »


Sep 03
Top Ten Tuesday # 19: Books That Should Be Taught In School

Top Ten Tuesday # 19: Books That Should Be Taught In School

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Books That Should Be Taught In School I did my own little spin on this topic.  These aren’t necessarily books that I think SHOULD be taught in school, but I think they’re topics high school kids should know about.  Some of my suggestions are more light-hearted than others. Holocaust The Book Thief by Markus Zusak… Read more »