Top Ten Tuesday – Freebie: My Favourite Holiday Reads

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 a Freebie, so I decided to do Favourite Holiday Reads. Here’s my list:

1. The Matzah Ball by Jean Meltzer

2. In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren

3. Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

4. The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

5. 10 Blind Dates by Ashley Elston

6. All I Want for Christmas by Wendy Loggia

7. Mistletoe and Mr. Right by Sarah Morgenthaler

8. An Alaskan Christmas by Jennifer Snow

9. A Wedding in December by Sarah Morgan

10. Finding Christmas b Karen Schaler

(All book covers from Goodreads)

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

Top Ten Tuesday – Bookish Memories

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 Bookish Memories. Here’s my list:

1. Meeting Robert Munsch when I was a kid (my first book signing)

2. Going to BookCon

3. Lining up at 6 AM to meet Sarah J. Maas

4. Being recognized as a book blogger at a book festival

5. Having an author be so excited to meet me because of my review and support

6. Meeting Leigh Bardugo

7. Preordering signed books

8. Having authors share my reviews

9. Getting to know authors on social media

10. Meeting E.L. James

What’s your list for Top Ten Tuesday?

Top Ten Tuesday – Characters I’d Love An Update On

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 Characters I’d Love An Update On. Here’s my list:

1. Alina (Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo)

2. Beatrice (Her Majesty by Katharine McGee)

3. Alice (Idol Gossip by Alexandra Leigh Young)

4. Liora (Luminous by Mara Rutherford)

5. Nina (Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid)

6. Nella (The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner)

7. Yadriel (Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas)

8. Mackenzie (The Unbound by V.E. Schwab)

9. Cassidy (Bridge of Souls by Victoria Schwab)

10. Quan (Dear Justyce by Nic Stone)

(All book covers from Goodreads)

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

Top Ten Tuesday – Books to Read if You Loved One of Us Is Lying

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 to Read if You Loved One of Us is Lying. Here’s my list:

1. One fo Us Is Next by Karen M. McManus

2. These Vengeful Hearts by Katherine Laurin

3. The Sky Above by Natalie Lund

4. Tell Me When You Feel Something by Vicki Grant

5. They Wish They Were Us by Jessica Goodman

6. There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

7. This Is Why We Lie by Gabriella Lepore

8. A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

9. The Cousins by Karen M. McManus

10. The Window by Amelia Brunskill

(All book covers from Goodreads)

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

Top Ten Tuesday – Memorable Things Characters Have Said

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 Memorable Things Characters Have Said. Here’s my list:

1. “I’d rather die on an adventure than live standing still.” – Lila Bard, A Darker Shade of Magic

2. “I remember you.” – Henry, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

3. “One should never save cake for later when it can be eaten now.” – Princess Winter, Winter

4. “An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do.” – Mr. Bennet, Pride and Prejudice

5. “Reader, I married him.” – Jane Eyre, Jane Eyre

6. “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” – Jane Eyre, Jane Eyre

7. “Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgement that something is more important than fear; The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all.” – Eduard, The Princess Diaries

8. “One must always be careful of books, and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.” – Tessa, Clockwork Angel

9. “Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.” – Will, Clockwork Princess

10. “It was books that made me feel that perhaps I was not completely alone. They could be honest with me, and I with them.” – Will, Clockwork Prince

What’s your list for Top Ten Tuesday?

Top Ten Tuesday – Books I Would Hand to Someone Who Claims to Not Like Reading

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 Would Hand to Someone Who Claims to Not Like Reading. Here’s my list:

1. A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

2. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

3. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

4. Dear Martin by Nic Stone

5. Cinder by Marissa Meyer

6. The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

7. Take It Away, Tommy by Georgia Dunn

8. The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

9. Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto

10. Fangs by Sarah Andersen

(All book covers from Goodreads)

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

Top Ten Tuesday – Recent Spooky Reads

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 a Halloween Freebie, so I chose to list my Recent Spooky Reads. Here’s my list:

1. The Dollhouse: A Ghost Story by Charis Cotter

2. Dark and Shallow Lies by Ginny Myers Sain

3. A Lesson in Vengeance by Victoria Lee

4. Stalking Shadows by Cyla Panin

5. Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales by Soman Chainani

6. B*WITCH by Paige McKenzie and Nancy Ohlin

7. Witches of Brooklyn by Sophie Escabasse

8. Spell on Wheels by Kate Leth, Megan Levens, Marissa Louise

9. Hush-A-Bye by Jody Lee Mott

10. The Hiddenseek by Nate Cernosek

(All book covers from Goodreads)

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

Top Ten Tuesday – Online Resources for Book Lovers

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 Online Resources for Book Lovers. Here’s my list:

1. The Happy Writer podcast

2. Book Riot podcast

3. First Draft with Sarah Enni podcast

4. The Sartorial Geek website

5. Book Riot website

6. Kobo Writing Life podcast

7. Bookstagram

8. BookTok

9. Twitter

10. Goodreads

What’s your list for Top Ten Tuesday?

Top Ten Tuesday – Favourite Settings

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 Favourite Settings both times and places. Here’s my list:

1. London

2. Victorian Era

3. Small Town

4. Boarding School

5. October

6. Toronto

7. Tudor Period

8. December

9. A Castle

10. The Woods

(All book covers from Goodreads)

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

Top Ten Tuesday – Bookish Pet Peeves

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 Bookish Pet Peeves. Here’s my list:

1. Dog eared pages

2. Writing in books

3. Missing pages

4. Book series in mixed formats (some paperback some hardcover)

5. Unfinished series

6. Books I DNF

7. When an audiobook narrator changes between books in a series

8. Stickers on the cover

9. Book covers in a series that don’t match

10. Book left open face down

(All book covers from Goodreads)

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