Top Ten Tuesdays: Books I Grew To Love

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

This week is all about the books that grew on us. Some books are a hit from the first chapter but others take their time in building up that attachment. I think those books that get off to a slow starts are the ones that end up staying with us because when we finish it’s easier to appreciate the time it took to lay the foundations that made the books so incredible in the end. Here are the books I grew to love.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Series I Mean to Start / Need to Finish

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

This week is all about series, specifically the series we keep meaning to start and in my case have yet to finish. I must admit I have a bad tendency to start a series and not finish it. I always mean to finish them but it usually takes a good year or two to do so. I’m also guilt at not starting a series I’ve been meaning to read. I’m splitting this topic into two halves so here are the book series that are sitting on my tbr list or are in need of completion.

SERIES I NEED TO READ

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Top Ten Tuesday: New to me Authors 2016

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

2016 has been a good year for me in terms of reading books by new to me authors. I had heard of a lot of the books and this was the year I finally picked up the books and read them.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books Recently Added to the TBR Pile.

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

This week is all about those seemingly never ending to be read piles. I must admit, after going through my tbr list on goodreads, I’ve come to the conclusion that I am in desperate need of a tbr purge because I don’t even remember adding some books to the pile. These are the 10 book that have been added to the pile and I am excited get my hands on all of them.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books to discuss.

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

Who doesn’t love a good discussion? I’m not actually part of a book club but I love the idea of one. So when I thought about the books I’d recommend I thought I’d go for the ones that would generate discussion. 

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Review: Half a King by Joe Abercrombie

24714927Half a King (Shattered Sea #1) by Joe Abercrombie
Publication Date:
 July 15th 2014 by Del Rey
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre:
Fantasy, Young Adult.
Find: Goodreads | Amazon | Waterstones
Goodreads Summary
Betrayed by his family and left for dead, Prince Yarvi, reluctant heir to a divided kingdom, has vowed to reclaim a throne he never wanted.

But first he must survive cruelty, chains and the bitter waters of the Shattered Sea itself – all with only one good hand. Born a weakling in the eyes of a hard, cold world, he cannot grip a shield or swing an axe, so he has sharpened his mind to a deadly edge. Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Books recommended by the blogosphere.

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and Bookish where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

Let’s talk recommendations. I love getting book recommendations but I am terrible at actually reading them. My mood reading tendencies mean I never know when I’m going to pick up these books so if you have recommended a book to me in the past forgive me for taking so long to read them. 

Here is a list of 10 books I have read based on the reviews I’ve read from the blogosphere.

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