Category Archives: Top Ten Tuesday

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOKS I WOULDN’T MIND SANTA LEAVING UNDER MY TREE

Only four more sleeps until Christmas! I’m still hoping for a Christmas miracle snowfall, but failing that, I’ll settle for some lovely rectangular packages strewn under the tree with my name on them. Here are a few of the titles I wouldn’t mind finding beneath the wrapping paper (though, of course, there are many more!):               Illuminae – Amie… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BEST BOOKS I READ IN 2015

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  2015 has been a pretty darn good reading year for me. Not only that, but it’s been varied – I’ve read great books from a whole bunch of different genres and styles. I mean really, it doesn’t get better than that! There were way more than 10 that stood out for me, but here are the ones I think… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | NEW-TO-ME AUTHORS I READ IN 2015

  I’ve had a great reading year this year, so I’ve got a lot of authors to choose from for this post. there are a few obvious picks, and then some that took me wonderfully by surprise. So let’s get down to it!               Michael Christie – If I Fall, If I Die Paula Hawkins – The Girl On… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | 2016 NOVELS I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO

I have to admit that I’m not on top of 2016 releases at all. I don’t have any clue which books I should be eagerly anticipating, let alone which are debuts and which debuts are going to take the book world by storm. So I had to resort to Googling, and some of these aren’t debuts, but hey, they are… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | DEBUT AUTHORS WHOSE NEXT BOOK I CAN’T WAIT TO READ

  This week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt is debut authors whose first book has me clamouring to read their second. I cannot even tell you how frustrated I become when I absolutely love a book, finish it, and then go looking for more…. only to discover there aren’t any yet! I mean, I guess it’s something to look forward to,… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | HALLOWEEN BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS

  I am the world’s biggest wuss. Seriously, I am. I’m fine with blood and gore, but anything even remotely creepy and I’m a wibbling mess. While I like the concept of Halloween, I really can’t handle the scarier aspects. This applies to pranks, movies and books. So when I was trying to decide what kind of Halloween top ten… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | 10 WISHES FROM THE BOOK GENIE

  Okay, well obviously my first wish from the book genie, if there is such a thing, would be for unlimited further book-related wishes. But if that didn’t work, here are the top ten actual wishes I’d love to have granted.   A new book by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. If I had to pick an all-time favourite book,… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | AUTHOR DUOS I WANT TO WRITE A BOOK TOGETHER

  I probably won’t make ten on this one, because honestly I’ve never really considered this. I mean, I have authors I love individually, but I rarely think about which ones would go well together. Maybe because I don’t tend to think about pairing at all – I’m not a wine drinker and I kind of figure beer goes with… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOKS TO READ IF YOU LIKE MAGICAL REALISM

  This week’s topic is an interesting one. I had a hard time coming up with a specific topic for this, but in the end I decided to go with books to read if you like magical realism, because it’s something I really enjoy. (If you’re not sure quite what magical realism is, it’s a literary style of writing fiction… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOKS ON MY FALL TBR

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  This week’s topic on Top Ten Tuesday is “Books On Your Fall TBR.” There are so many great books coming out this fall, you guys. SO MANY. I’m going to start with the ones I can remember off the top of my head without consulting my list and then try to narrow it down. This could take a while…… Read more »