Posts Categorized: Top Ten Tuesday

Aug 27
Top Ten Tuesday # 18: Best Secondary Characters

Top Ten Tuesday # 18: Best Secondary Characters

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: Secondary Characters I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore: Bernie Kosar – he only LOOKS like a beagleThe Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa: Jackal, the dangerous “blood brother”Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell: Reagan, the brusque, sometimes surly college roommate. (Note: I’m only halfway done, so if Reagan becomes a bitch, we will have to scratch this one… Read more »


Aug 20
Top Ten Tuesday: Things That Make My Blogging Life Easier

Top Ten Tuesday: Things That Make My Blogging Life Easier

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: Things That Make My Blogging Life Easier Blogging ain’t easy!  When I started this little adventure almost seven months ago, I had no idea of the amount of time and work I would put into my blog.  I’m not complaining, though, because I love it!  There are some things, however, that make it easier. Blogging… Read more »


Aug 13
Top Ten Tuesday: Books in a Post Apocalyptic Setting

Top Ten Tuesday: Books in a Post Apocalyptic Setting

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 in a Post-Apocalyptic Setting I love the post-apocalytpic genre, and I doubt I will ever tire of it.  The perfect post-apocalyptic story, for me, will have the following sequences:1) People going about their normal lives.2) Rumors, news of something that’s NOT QUITE RIGHT.  Fear builds.3) The threat is identified (Zombies! Meteor strike! Alien invasion!… Read more »


Aug 06
Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wish Had Sequels

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Wish Had 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:  Books I Wish Had Sequels I feel greedy wishing for sequels of amazing stand-alones.  I also wonder if it annoys authors.  I’m sure they are extraordinarily grateful that we love their books enough to crave more, more, MORE, but perhaps there’s just a little part that wishes we would be content with the work as it was… Read more »


Jul 30
Top Ten Tuesday # 15: Perfect Endings

Top Ten Tuesday # 15: Perfect Endings

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: Perfect Endings Even though the topic this week was great beginnings OR endings, I wanted to focus just on the endings.  These are a just a few of the books (I could have picked many more than ten) that stayed with me long after I closed the cover. Endings That Knocked My Socks Off Not… Read more »


Jul 23
Top Ten Tuesday # 14: Book Topic Turn-Offs

Top Ten Tuesday # 14: Book Topic 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:  Top Ten: Words or Topics in a Book That Turn Me Off With one major exception, there is not a word or topic that would NEVER make me pick up a book.  That’s why I slightly changed the title of this Top 10 to “Turn-Offs.”  These are the topics/words that will make me hesitate to pick up… Read more »


Jul 09
Top Ten Tuesday # 13: Book to Movie Adpatations

Top Ten Tuesday # 13: Book to Movie Adpatations

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: Best and Worst Movie Adaptations Loved the Book AND the Movie The Body by Stephen King (Film – Stand By Me) We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel ShriverWarm Bodies by Isaac MarionLet the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist  There is a Swedish film (Let the Right One In) and an American… Read more »


Jun 25
Top Ten Tuesday # 11: Best Books Read in 2013

Top Ten Tuesday # 11: Best Books Read in 2013

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: Best Books Read in 2013 Looking through my review archive, I’m shocked by the number of books I’ve read in the first half of 2013.  And there are so many good ones!  Here are my top 10. The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa: The Immortal Rules was the first book I read by Julie Kagawa,… Read more »