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8.21.2012

Top Ten Tuesday (1)

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.
Each week there is a list of top tens that you have to write about!

This week's TTT is:

Top Ten Books Read During The Lifespan Of Your Blog!

I've technically had my blog for almost 3 years now!!  Besides the Iron Fey, these are not in order.

1. The Iron Fey Series - I love this series with a passion.  It's definitely at the top for one of my all-time favorite series.  And with the spin-off series starting, I couldn't be happier! Also, Julie Kagawa is one of my all-time favorite people as well!

2. Delirium - Lauren Oliver is a beautiful writer.  I loved everything about this book.  The premise, the writing, the characters, the story line. It was incredible.

3. Pandemonium -  Sometimes sequels soar, sometimes sequels flop.  This book was definitely a soar-er. I loved this book so much.  It was such a great follow-up to an amazing book.  Lauren Oliver has an amazing way with words.  I also loved the back and forth style in which she wrote the book.

4. Before I Fall - Another Lauren Oliver favorite!  I'm telling you, I am seriously hooked on this chick!  This was just a great book.  Again, the beautiful writing and all that.  Just a beautiful story.

5. The Hunger Games - Of course this had to make the list.  Wonderful series.  Just an awesome read.  And the movie was pretty fantastic.

6. The Wings Series - This one has to make the list because it's what originally got me interested in the Fey.  And I'm so glad I did because it opened me up to a lot of books that I normally wouldn't have read!

7. The Pretty Little Liars Series  -  I read all these really quickly!  I have to say though, I'm disappointed now that there are more books.  I was happy before with the ending, and when I was reading them I was so excited that there were going to be more books, but now it just feels like they're just overdoing it because of the success of the show.  (which I love, btw, even though it's completely different than the books!)

8. Thirteen Reasons Why - What to even say about this book?  It is an incredible piece of literature and truly has an amazing message that I think every teenager should learn (and even some adults!)

9. The Crank Trilogy - I love Elen Hopkins.  I LOVE her writing style.  And I love that she took a hard time and a personal demon of her own and turned it into something that everyone can learn from.

10. The Gallagher Girl Series -  I don't know what it is about this series that makes me love it so much, but I do.  I am incredibly in love with this series and I am anxiously awaiting the next book!
(So is my mom!)



What's your top ten this week?

10 comments:

  1. Lots of titles for me to pick for my reading pleasure!!

    Here is my Top Ten post!

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  2. Before I Fall was really good, I agree! Great list.

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  3. I loved Deliriumt and The Hunger Games series. I'll have to check out some more of the other ones you mentioned - quite a few are already on my reading list.

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  4. Great list! Hunger Games is on a lot of the lists I've seen, but it's a good one! :D

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  5. Oooh they're really good choices. New follower :D

    My TTT - http://pageafterpagereviews.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/top-ten-tuesday.html

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  6. Great choices! Read quit some books on your list and loved them. Especially The Iron King :)

    My TTT

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  7. I love Lauren Oliver as well, she is an amazing write :) Thanks for Sharing!!!

    My Top Ten

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  8. It looks like I've got some YA reading to catch up on!! Loved The Hunger Games Trilogy, but I'd love to dip into some of your other suggestions, especially since I have a very precocious third-grade reader at home. I love your blog and can't wait to chat books with you!

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    1. Ack!!! My screen name from a family recipe blog popped up instead of my real name. How funny -- I guess this will make for an interesting discussion about names tomorrow in class. In case you hadn't figured it out - this is Anne Regules, your EN102 prof!!

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    2. Uhm, I'm not sure who you're looking for, but I'm not in EN102 this semester?! lol but thank you for visiting my blog! :)

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