Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Awaken the Tavel Bug In Me

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by the Broke and Bookish and hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

As I’m writing this I’ll be sat at the airport waiting for my return flight to the UK. So, I think for the time my wanderlust will be sated, but I’m already planning my next adventure. In the meantime, here are the books that make my wanderlust go wild.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Best Character Names

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by the Broke and Bookish and hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

I remember writing a similar post to this one a while back, so I thought my challenge for this week would be to not use the same names. If you’d like to see the original post of favourite character names, click here. So, for this week I’m going to highlight some more of my favourite character names. I’ll try and keep it even between the male and females, but I always find it easier to pick a male name. Anyway, here are my additional 10 favourite character names.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books Featuring My Favourite Colour

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by the Broke and Bookish and hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

I must admit that my favourite colour changes all the time. I think it corresponds with the seasons and my general mood for the day. However, the one colour I always seem to turn to is blue. So here’s a collection of book covers in various shades of blue and below you will get to see why blue seems to be my favourite colour.

 

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Top Ten Tuesday: Ultimate Book Boyfriends

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 characters that make you swoon. There’s plenty to choose from, but some of them just take the swoon to new heights. These are the guys that I wish I could pull out of the book and into my life.

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Discussion: Why I Should Read More Science Fiction

Science Fictionfiction based on imagined future scientific or technological advances and major social or environmental changes, frequently portraying space or time travel and life on other planets.

I enjoy sci-fi, I really do. However, I’ve always gravitated towards fantasy more than science fiction. Fact, I do not have a scientific mind therefore it takes a while longer for me to understand the vocabulary and the science that’s explored in these world. I find it a lot easier to lose myself in a fantasy book. That doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy sci-fi. On the contrary, I think sci-fi is one of the most fascinating genres as it opens your mind to the wonders of the world and its potential, for better or worse. There are many reasons why I should read more sci-fi but these are chosen few I’ve decided to highlight.

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Waiting on Wednesday: Unearthed

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

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Unearthed by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

Publication Date: January 9th 2018

Goodreads Summary
When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution the planet has been waiting for. The Undying’s advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and Gaia, their former home planet, is a treasure trove waiting to be uncovered.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love #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.

This week is all about the cover love. Now I’ve done this topic before and it was just a general gushing of pretty book covers. So this week I thought I’d put a simple thematic twist on the topic and look at my favourite covers that feature people on them.

As you know I am not a fan of broody book models on the cover of my books. However, sometimes having a person on the cover (or the silhouette of one) can be very striking.

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