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Top Ten Tuesday: Manga That I’ve Read and Loved

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Hi, everyone! It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s theme is on the more visual mediums of reading, which is why I chose to write about manga. Here are just some of the manga series that I loved reading way back when:

1.  Full Moon O Sagashite by Arina Tanemura

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2. Arisa by Natsumi Ando

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3. Kitchen Princess by Natsumi Ando

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4. Aishiteruze Baby by Yoko Maki

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5. Otomen by Aya Kanno

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6. Dawn of the Arcana by Rei Toma

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7. Beauty Pop by Kiyoko Arai

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8. Dengeki Daisy by Kyousuke Motomi

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9. Ouran High School Host Club by Bisco Hatori

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10. Maid-Sama by Hiro Fujiwara

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Well, that’s all for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! Was there any manga on this list that you’ve read and enjoyed? Or any other manga that you think I might be interested in? If you have any comments or questions, feel free to leave them in the Comments Section below. Have a nice day!

–  Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: Books From My Childhood

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Hi, everybody! Welcome back to another Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s topic is a freebie, so I chose to list ten books I remember reading/being read when I was younger. Here are just some of them:

1.  The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

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2. The Babysitters’ Club series by Ann M Martin

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3. A Series of Unfortunate Events  by Lemony Snicket

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4. Rosie’s Dream Cape by Zelda Freedman

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5. The Princess Tales series by Gail Carson Levine

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6. Keep Your Hands Off My Orangutan by Mallory Tarcher

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7. Dear Canada Diaries

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8. Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

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9. The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden

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10. Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild

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Well, that’s all for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! What did everyone else write about for their freebie week? Hope everyone had fun with it! If you have any thoughts or questions, feel free to leave them in the Comments Section below. Thanks for reading!

–  Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: Underrated Books and Hidden Gems

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Hello, everyone! It’s that time of week again: Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s Top Ten is about those underrated books or hidden gems we’ve read in the last year. Here are some books that I have read and felt to be less noticed compared to other books, whether the reason is being known and underrated or just hidden from a mainstream audience:

1.  Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies by Lindsay Ribar

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2. An English Boy in New York by T.S. Eaton

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3. The Homecoming by Stacie Ramey

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4. Midnight Hour by C.C. Hunter

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5. Between Takes by Alex Evansley

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6. Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies by Laura Stampler

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7. No More Confessions by Louise Rozett

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8. All the Feels by Danika Stone

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9. Lucy and Linh by Alice Pung

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10. Defending Taylor by Miranda Kenneally

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Well, that’s it for my Top Ten Tuesday! Now it’s your turn: what books are on your TTT this week? Feel free to share your thoughts, questions or links to TTTs in the Comments Section below. Have a nice day!

–  Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: Books From 2016 That I Still Want to Read

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Hi, everyone! Another Top Ten Tuesday coming your way! This one is on those books I still haven’t read from 2016, but am eager to read. I actually found this one a bit harder, which was surprising for me since I always seem to be on the losing side against the never-ending TBR pile. I probably just forgot some… 😛 Oh well! Here’s a list of the books that I do remember:

1.  Scythe by Neal Shusterman

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2. Heartless by Marissa Meyer

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3. Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

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4. Bookishly Ever After by Isabel Bandeira

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5. Kill the Boy Band by Goldy Moldavsky

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6. Trouble Makes a Comeback by Stephanie Trombly

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7. A Week of Mondays by Jessica Brody

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8. Going Geek by Charlotte Huang

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9. Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

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10. Unscripted Joss Byrd by Lygia Day Penaflor

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That’s all for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! How did yours go? Do you have any books you’re really looking forward to? Are they top priority or can they take a backseat to the more popular releases coming out this year? If you have any comments or questions about this week’s TTT, feel free to leave them in the Comments Section below. Thanks for reading!

–  Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: New-to-me authors

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Hello, fellow readers! I know it’s been a while since my last Top Ten Tuesday (two weeks), but I’m back now! 😀 This week’s Top Ten is dedicated to those authors you’ve just discovered within 2016, no matter if they are actually new or not. Here are the authors that have made my TTT, along with the books I’ve read by them:

1.  Lindsay Ribar

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2. Colleen Hoover

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3. Kendare Blake

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4. Emery Lord

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5. Cinda Williams Chima

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6. Huntley Fitzpatrick

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7. Amie Kaufman

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8. Alice Pung

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9. Dahlia Adler

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10. Jodi Picoult

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Well, that’s it for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! In the case of some of these authors, I can’t believe I waited this long to read their books! Were there any authors on your TTT that made you feel that way? If you have any thoughts or questions, feel free to leave them in the Comments Section below. Have a nice day!

–  Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: Recently Added to my TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Hey, everyone! I’m back with another Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is dedicated to the books that have been recently added to our TBRs. Using Goodreads, I was able to figure out the last ten books I’ve added to my TBR pile and here they are:

1. The Hunt (The Cage #2) by Megan Shepherd

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2. The Gauntlet (The Cage #3) by Megan Shepherd

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3. Flower by Elizabeth Craft

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4. Everybody Knows Your Name by Andrea Seigel

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5. Coraline by Neil Gaiman

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6. How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather

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7. The V Girl by Mya Robarts

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8. Slasher Girls and Monster Boys

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9. Dreamfall by Amy Plum

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10. You Don’t Know Me, But I Know You by Rebecca Barrow

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Well, that’s it for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! Are any of these books on your list? If you have any thoughts or questions, please leave them in the Comments Section below. Thanks for reading!

– Sumaya

 

Top Ten Tuesday: YA Bookclub

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Hello, everybody! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday! This week, it’s about bookclubs and what sort of book you’d have in your book club. If I were ever to organize a bookclub, I’d be sure to add YA books! 😉 Some of these would be books that I’ve already read, while others would be books that I haven’t read but want to! Here are just some of the books that would be in my bookclub:

1.  P.S. I Like You by Kasie West

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2. Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

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3. The Fairy’s Return and Other Princess Tales by Gail Carson Levine

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4. The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee

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5. D.N. Angel Vol. 1 by Yukira Sugisaki

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6. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

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7. The Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid

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8. Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider

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9. Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

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10. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

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That’s all I have for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! What was on your list? I’d love to hear about it in the Comments Section below. Thanks for reading!

–  Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: Scary books in my TBR

Hey, fellow bloggers! Welcome back to another Top Ten Tuesday! Since Halloween is right around the corner, this week’s Top Ten Tuesday is centred around it. Whether it’s about the scary books you’ve read, are going to read, bookish costumes or non scary books to read for Halloween, this week’s post is generalized to cover all these topics! My particular post is about all the books on my TBR that I think are scary (based on their blurbs), which isn’t much, since I don’t read scary novels usually… 😉 Here is my list:

1.  Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake

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2. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

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3. Asylum by Madeleine Roux

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4. Beware That Girl by Teresa Toten

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5. The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings

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6. Slasher Girls and Monster Boys (anthology)

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7. The Girl in the Picture by Alexandra Monir

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8. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

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9. RoseBlood by A.G. Howard

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10. Dreamfall by Amy Plum

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Well, that’s all for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday. Have you come across any of these books before? And if, you’ve read them, what did you think of them overall? Any thoughts or questions are welcome in the Comments Section below. Have a nice day!

 

Top Ten Tuesday: Great Names!

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Hi, everyone! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday again! This one is dedicated to character names and which ones you would want to name your child, pet, car, etc. In this case, I’m generalizing it a bit to include names I liked and still remember years later! Here are just some of the names that I thought were amazing (whether they were from books or TV) !

1.  Nesta from the Mates, Dates series

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2. Tallulah from the Misadventures of Tallulah Casey series

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3. Minerva from the Harry Potter series

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4. Inez from Cyberchase (TV show)

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5. Rayyan from Little Mosque on the Prairie (TV show)

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6. Lara Jean from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before series

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7. Margo from the Starstruck series

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8. Aidan from The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead

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9. Paige from Charmed (TV show)

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10. Lucas from One Tree Hill (TV show)

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That’s it for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! If you have any thoughts, questions,  or would like to share your TTT, please leave them in the Comments Section below. Thanks for reading, everyone!

–  Sumaya

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