Top Ten Tuesday: Books for Children

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

I’ve mentioned this before, but I was not an avid reader when I was a child. I hated being told what I could or could not read so my great rebellion was simply not to read. Scandalous, right? I’ve not read a few of the books, but these are the ones I think would make great reading material for kids.

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Top Ten Tuesday: The Leaders

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 leaders. It’s about the characters that have that charisma and ability to take charge, in the good and bad moments. Some characters fall into this role naturally, but others find that they are unwittingly thrust into a position they never wanted. Here are the characters that I feel are or would make great leaders.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Back to School Special

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

Confession. I was not a reader in school. In fact my “great rebellion” was to not read the required books that was set for our class, well until I had no choice but to read it. Why? Because I hated being told what I could or couldn’t read. Plus with every book I was conscious of the fact that I had to analyse and decode the book and because of that I never felt like I could just read the book for the sake of enjoy it.

So, for this weeks Back to School freebie, instead of setting a required reading list, I thought I’d post a recommended back to school reading list. There’s a little bit of everything in this list so that you can pick and chose a book that suits your reading preferences.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books Added to the TBR List

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 recently added to my never ending tbr pile. I must admit I always forget to add books to the list on goodreads so for that reason I do a good job at forgetting which books I do plan on reading. For this week I’ve split this topic into two halves. The first will focus on the recent fantasy books added to the list while the second looks at the contemporary.

FANTASY

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Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated 2017 Releases pt. 2.

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

Happy Tuesday everyone. This week we are talking about our most anticipated book releases for the second half of 2017. There are so many epic titles set to be unleashed to the world this year so narrowing down my top 10 was a challenge but I got there in the end.

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Waiting on Wednesday: Renegades

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

28421168This week I am waiting on
Renegades by Marissa Meyer

Publication Date: November 7th 2017

Goodreads Summary
Secret Identities.
Extraordinary Powers.
She wants vengeance. He wants justice.

The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies—humans with extraordinary abilities—who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone…except the villains they once overthrew.

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Review: Stars Above by Marissa Meyer

25689074Stars Above: A Lunar Chronicles Collection by Marissa Meyer
Publication Date:
February 2nd 2016 by Feiwel and Friends
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre:
Young Adult, Sci-fi & Fantasy – Retelling.
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Goodreads Summary
The enchantment continues….

The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories—and secrets—that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their destinies?

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