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: New-to-me Authors 2017

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 New Year! I hope 2018 has been kind to you all so far. So, I was looking into this topic, and I noticed that a lot of the books I read in 2017 were by authors I was already familiar with. This weeks list is going to be on the short side, but here are the new to me authors I read in 2017.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Unique Book Titles

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 love a good book title. I love discovering the underlying meaning of the title and how it relates to the story or the characters. Some of the titles in this list might not sound very unique, but the I’m chosing them because they sounds interesting and are significance to the story.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my Autumn To Read 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.

I’ve all but given up trying to set a monthly tbr pile because I never stick to them. However, if there’s one thing I am determined to do, it’s to narrow down the list of books that I own and remain unread. I wrote out a list of them a few months ago and I’m not going to lie it looks grim. So many books are gathering dust on my shelf so I’m hoping I can tick off a few more by the end of the year. Here are the ten books that I plan on reading this autumn.

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Discussion: Why I Should Read More Historical Fiction

History – the study of past events, particularly in human affairs.

There’s no doubt that contemporary and fantasy are my go-to book. I never want to limit myself to one particular genre so I’ll read anything and everything that interests me. I’ve not read many historic fiction books but the ones I have read have all been hits. As always, I have to be in the right mood to read historical fiction, but every time I’ve immersed myself in that genre I’ve always enjoyed it. So here are the reasons I should take the time to read more historical fiction titles.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Summer Reads

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

Summer’s here and it feels so good. Our summers are usually short and sweet in the UK so any sign of sunshine and warmth is welcomed. Summertime is usually my contemporary reading time. I like it when a book reflects the weather and I have been seriously slacking on my contemporary reading (and reading in general) this year. So here are the 10 contemporary books I plan on devouring this summer.

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Review: Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

9780399175411_OutrunTheMoon_BOM.inddOutrun the Moon by Stacey Lee
Publication Date:
May 24th 2016 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre:
Young Adult, Historical Fiction.
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Goodreads Summary
San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. Clare’s is off-limits to all but the wealthiest white girls, Mercy gains admittance through a mix of cunning and a little bribery, only to discover that getting in was the easiest part. Not to be undone by a bunch of spoiled heiresses, Mercy stands strong—until disaster strikes.

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