Category Archives: Top Ten Tuesday

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOKS I DIDN’T GET TO IN 2017 (BUT TOTALLY WILL IN 2018… MAYBE)

  Well this week’s topic should be easy, considering the massive TBR I amassed in the past 6 months! Catch me another day and this list might be totally different, but these are the ones that stand out from a quick glance at my shelves tonight!                                    … Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | NEW-TO-ME AUTHORS I DISCOVERED IN 2017

  I didn’t have a very impressive reading year, in no small part because I didn’t start reading again until halfway through. This TTT is a slightly harder topic since this asking me to pick a third of the authors I read. So I’m going to start with the ones I would have still picked from a larger pool of… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOKS ON MY 2018 WISHLIST AND TBR

  I’m not super in tune with which boooks are going to be coming out in 2018 yet, but I have stumbled across a few I’m looking forward to! Here are the ones I can’t wait to get my hands on, as well as a few books I didn’t get to this year that I’d really love to pick up… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOKS I HOPE SANTA BRINGS ME

  There are so many books I’d be absolutely THRILLED to find under the tree, but here are the ones I’m coveting the most at this particular moment (it will probably have changed by the time you’re reading this!). Non-fiction             Graphic Novels and Picture-Based Books                       Books… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | FAVOURITE BOOKS READ IN 2017

  I’m tweaking this topic a little (as I seem to pretty much every week these days) because as you guys know, I’ve been behind on my reading in the last couple of years, and have only really gotten back into reading at all in the second half of the year. And because of that, I’ve read a lot less… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOK SETTINGS I’D LOVE TO VISIT

  Oh man. This one is hard. I’m so tempted to just make this a list of travel memoirs and call it a day, but I want to try a little harder than that! (Though there will be some. I just have to.) First, a few fictional books based on real places I’d like to visit (or move to):     … Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOKS ON MY WINTER TBR

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  I don’t really read seasonally in the sense of reading dark-themed or scary books in the fall, books set in the northern hemisphere and about Christmas in the winter, hopeful books about romance and new beginnings in spring and books set on sandy beaches or about escape and self-discovery in summer. Sometimes I pick up a seasonally appropriate book,… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOKS I WANT MY DAUGHTER TO READ

  Of course, the correct response to this prompt is a firm “anything she wants to read.” Because at the end of the day, I just want her to find what in this world inspires her – hopefully books will factor in, in some capacity, but I’m fine with whatever she is passionate about. But as that answer doesn’t make… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | CHARACTERS & AUTHORS WHO INSPIRED ME TO FOLLOW THEIR LEAD

  This week’s topic is one I’ve messed with and definitely made my own, but I had a hard time with the original topic (characters who would make good leaders). Not because it’s not a good topic, but because I just couldn’t think of enough characters I’d place in that category. I think the problem for me is that I… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BEST BOOK TITLES

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  This topic is unbelievably cool, because there are so many books I’ve picked up because of either a cool cover or a cool title. I’ve done a few posts featuring some of my favourite covers, but I can’t remember ever highlighting titles. And now I can’t for the life of me think why not! Of course, this means I’m… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | AUTUMN BOOK COVERS

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  After an uncomfortably hot summer that led to out-of-control forest fires inland and smoke that traveled here, making it hard to breathe (or see very far), it finally seems to be over. Much to my relief, as I much prefer cooler weather – the kind that makes scarves, fluffy socks, cosy blankets and copious tea appropriate. So consider this… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOKS ON MY AUTUMN TBR

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  I’ve been a bit out of the loop on new releases since getting back into books (I’ve been focusing on catching up with everything I’ve missed – which is, apparently, a LOT), so this post was a lot of fun. It gave me a chance to look up some most-anticipated-books-of-2017 lists, check out some other people’s lists and peruse… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | OLD BOOKS I WANT TO RE-READ

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  I’ve been blogging for such a long time that it’s tempting to feel as if my blog is a sort of living record of my reading history. But the truth is that I’ve only been blogging for about seven years, on and off, so there’s a lot of my life prior to blogging when I was reading without any… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOKS I STRUGGLED WITH BUT AM GLAD I READ

  When I look back over my reading history, there are always some books that stand out as having been difficult – usually because of the length, but sometimes because of the content (or a combo of both) – and that I’m particularly proud to have completed. Often these books are also ones that have had a deep impact on… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | IF I TAUGHT A CLASS ON FEMINISM…

  I did lots of Women’s Studies classes in College, but I also read a lot of books on feminism, gender and women’s issues outside of the syllabus – and I’ve continued to read and gather books that relate to these topics. Now that I have a daughter to raise, my interest has been revived and I am looking back… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOKS TO PUT ON YOUR TBR IF YOU MISSED 2016 (LIKE I DID)

  As any of you who have followed my blog for a while know, there was a long gap in my blogging (and reading) life over the past year or so. Which means that not only did you miss me (I assume), but I missed out on everything that was going on in the bookish world. The only plus to… Read more »

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 »