Top Ten Tuesday – Best Opening Lines

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and it is now hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme is Best Opening Lines. Here’s my list:

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” – Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

“Mr. and Mrs. Dursley of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.” – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

“Sometimes it seems like all I ever do is lie.” – The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

“It wasn’t a very likely place for disappearances, at least at first glance.” – Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

“I have just returned from a visit to my landlord – the solitary neighbour that I shall be troubled with.” – Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

“In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.” – The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

“‘We should start back,’ Gared urged as the woods began to grow dark around them. ‘The wildlings are dead.’” – A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

“I’d never given much thought to how I would die – though I’d had reason enough in the last few months – but even if I had, I would not have imagined it like this.” – Twilight by Stephanie Meyer

“The toffees for the window display had been carefully painted with strong poison.” – The Mothers of Quality Street by Penny Thorpe

“There was no possibility of taking a walk that day.” – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

(All photos taken from Goodreads)

What’s your list of books on your Top Ten Tuesday?

Top Ten Tuesday – Favourite Books of All Time

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and it is now hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme is Reasons Why I Love (insert book title). I decided to make a list of my favourite books of all time. Here’s my list:

1. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

2. Shadowland (The Mediator #1) by Meg Cabot

3. Mole and Shrew All Year Through by Jackie French Koller

4. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

5. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

6. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

7. Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging (Confessions of Georgia Nicolson #1) by Louise Rennison

8. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares

9. Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles #1) by Marissa Meyer

10. Shatter Me (Shatter Me #1) by Tahereh Mafi

(All photos taken from Goodreads)

What’s your list of books on your Top Ten Tuesday?

Top Ten Tuesday – The Last Ten Books I Abandoned

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and it is now hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme is The Last Ten Books I Abandoned. I will probably go back and read these books, but I ended up putting them down after I started reading them. Here’s my list:

1. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

2. Crown of Feathers (Crown of Feathers #1) by Nicki Pau Preto

3. Jane Steele by Lindsay Faye

4. Raven Lane by Amber Cowie

5. The Unwilling by Kelly Braffet

6. The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower #1) by Stephen King

7. A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire #5) by George R.R. Martin

8. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

9. Cursed by Thomas Wheeler, Frank Miller (illustrator)

10. The Last by Hanna Jameson

(All photos taken from Goodreads)

What’s your list of books on your Top Ten Tuesday?

Top Ten Tuesday – Books with Party in the Title

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and it is now hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme is Things I’d Have at a Bookish Party. I decided to choose Books with Party in the Title. Here’s my list:

1. The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

2. Hallowe’en Party by Agatha Christie

3. Party Princess (The Princess Diaries #7) by Meg Cabot

4. The Wedding Party (The Wedding Date #3) by Jasmine Guillory

5. The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess

6. The Party by Robyn Harding

7. The After Party by Anton DiSclafani

8. The Bachelorette Party by Karen McCullah Lutz

9. Party of Two (The Wedding Date #5) by Jasmine Guillory

10. Late to the Party by Kelly Quindlen

(All photos taken from Goodreads)

What’s your list of books on your Top Ten Tuesday?

Top Ten Tuesday – Books I Wish Were Around When I Was a Child

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and it is now hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme is Books I Wish I Read as a Child. These are books that I wish were around when I was a child. Here’s my list:

1. Fairest of All (Whatever After #1) by Sarah Mlynowski

2. Flunked (Fairy Tale Reform School #1) by Jen Calonita

3. The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories #1) by Chris Colfer

4. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1) by Rick Riordan

5. The School of Good and Evil (The School of Good and Evil #1) by Soman Chainani

6. Target Practice (Cleopatra in Space #1) by Mike Maihack

7. Jinxed (Jinxed #1) by Amy McCulloch

8. Guts by Raina Telgemeier

9. DC Super Hero Girls: At Metropolis High by Amy Wolfram, Yancey Labat (illustrator)

10. Sunny Side Up (Sunny #1) by Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm

(All photos taken from Goodreads)

What’s your list of books on your Top Ten Tuesday?

Top Ten Tuesday – Titles That Would Make Good Band Names

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and it is now hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme is Titles That Would Make Good Band Names. Here’s my list:

1. The Deck of Omens (The Devouring Gray #2) by Christine Lynn Herman

2. Rules for Being a Girl by Candace Bushnell and Katie Cotugno

3. The Vanishing Deep by Astrid Scholte

4. Doctor Sleep (The Shining #2) by Stephen King

5. The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

6. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

7. The Raven Boys (The Raven Boys #1) by Maggie Stiefvater

8. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

9. Paper Towns by John Green

10. Six of Crows (Six of Crows #1) by Leigh Bardugo

(All photos taken from Goodreads)

What’s your list of books on your Top Ten Tuesday?

Top Ten Tuesday – Books I Enjoyed But Rarely Talk About

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and it is now hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme is Books I Enjoyed But Rarely Talk About. Here’s my list:

1. Suitors and Sabotage by Cindy Anstey

2. The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett

3. Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging (Confessions of Georgia Nicolson #1) by Louise Rennison

4. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants #1) by Ann Brashares

5. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

6. The Face on the Milk Carton (Janie Johnson #1) by Caroline B. Cooney

7. The Selection (The Selection #1) by Kiera Cass

8. Impulse by Ellen Hopkins

9. The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

10. It Beings (The Unseen #1) by Richie Tankersley Cusick

(All photos taken from Goodreads)

What’s your list of books on your Top Ten Tuesday?