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Top Ten Tuesday: Recommendations

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

Hey, everyone! It’s Top Ten Tuesday again! This time, it’s about those recommendations that we’ve been given. Whether it’s from IRL or online, there’s always someone willing to recommend you something special to read. Here are just some of the recommendations I’ve been given:

1.  The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord

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My fellow blogger Meghan recommended that I try it!

2. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

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After my cousin read this, she suggested I read it, too!

3. Ten Things I Hate About Me by Randa Abdel-Fattah

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I’m so glad I heard about this one from my high school librarian! Read all the author’s other books since!

4. The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima

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Both a friend IRL and in the blogeverse told me to read this one! And I’m happy that I did! 😉

5. Nine Minutes by Beth Flynn

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I saw a lot of bloggers rave about this book, so I decided to read it.

6. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

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My friend specifically recommended this to me one day in the library… 😉

7. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

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I remember one of my friends having this book with her at lunch and telling me to read it. 🙂

8. Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

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A classmate had this book and told me it was really good. So, obviously I had to read it! 😀

9. Jinx by Meg Cabot

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My cousin tried to get me to read this… and I finally did! I didn’t enjoy it as much as her, though…

10. Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett

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My professor got me into this! I love Tiffany Aching, Granny Weatherwax, and the rest of the Discworld now! 😀

Well, that’s it for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! If you have any comments or questions, please leave them in the Comments Section below. Have a nice day!

–  Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: Villains, villains and more villains!

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

Hi, everybody! It’s Tuesday and we all know what that means: Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s topic is about villains and the following list is just some of the villains/antagonists that I’ve come across in books that I thought held the glue of the story together:

1.  Leda from The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee

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2. The Darkling from the Grisha series

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3. Miss Trunchbull from Matilda by Roald Dahl

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4. Adelina from The Young Elites by Marie Lu

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5. The Nameless One from The Books of Pellinor

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6. The King of Adarlan from the Throne of Glass series

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7. Gavan Bayar from The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima

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8. The White Witch from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

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9. Sebastian from The Mortal Instruments series

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10. Neferet from the House of Night series

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Well, thats all for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! Did any of the villains on my list match yours? If you have any thoughts or questions, as well as links to your own TTT, feel free to leave them in the Comments Section below. Thanks for reading!

–  Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: My Fall TBR

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

Hello, everyone! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday is in honour of fall and those books we’re excited to read this season! I’m sure you all have a few that you cannot to get your hands on and neither can I! Here are just some of the few books that I will (hopefully) read as soon as possible:

1. This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

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I need to get back to reading this!

2. The Problem with Forever by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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I have it on my shelf, ready to read and everything! 😀

3. Going Geek by Charlotte Huang

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I really want to read Charlotte Huang’s sophomore novel!

4. The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima

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Hope it’s as great as The Demon King

5. Midnight Hour by C.C. Hunter

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I cannot wait to read from Miranda’s POV! Finally! 🙂

6. Dead Girls Society by Michelle Krys

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Looks and sounds interesting…

7. Behind the Scenes by Dahlia Adhler

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On the way via snail mail!

8. Angela Carter’s Book of Fairy Tales by… Angela Carter

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Saw this as a recommendation and wanted to read it immediately!

9. Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

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I need more fantasy reading material in my life! It’s been a lot of contemporary lately… 😉

10. The Replacement Crush by Lisa Browns Robert

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The premise just sounds so cute! ❤ ❤ ❤

Well, that’s just some of the books that are on my Fall TBR.. or at least TBR that I want to read immediately! 😉 If you have any thoughts, questions, or links to share of your TTT, feel free to do so in the Comments Section below. Have a nice night, everybody!

–  Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: Fandom Friendly Favourites!

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

Hi, everybody! Welcome back to another Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s topic wasn’t the easiest, as it asks us to name our favourite books in a category! I know, the horror! *shudders* Instead of going on about books that I love forever and ever in categories like fantasy or contemporary, I’ve decided to focus on a certain category I’ve been reading lately: the fandom friendly books. I really like this category and haven’t been really disappointed by the books I’ve read so far. Here are just some of the  books I’ve read and liked:

1. Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

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2. All the Feels by Danika Stone

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3. The Sound of Us by Julie Hammerle

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4. The Summer I Became a Nerd by Leah Rae Miller

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5. The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love by Sarvenaz Tash

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6. The Improbable Theory of Amy and Zak by Brian Katcher

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7. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

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8. Scarlett Epstein Hates it Here by Anna Breslaw

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9. Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson

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10. Signs Point to Yes by Sandy Hall

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So that’s it for my Top Ten! Any books that match yours? Do you know any fandom friendly books that weren’t mentioned in this list? If so, then please share these comments in the section below. Thanks for reading!

– Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: Shows Coming Soon

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

Hi, everyone! Another Tuesday means another TTT! Since last week was all about school, this week’s topic is a bit different; mainly in that it’s TV related! While September can mean the start of a new school year, it also means that hiatuses for most shows are coming to a close. My Top Ten Tuesday for this week is dedicated to the shows I’m excited to see this fall! And here they are:

1. Supergirl (CW)

2. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (CW)

3. The Flash (CW)

4. The Mindy Project (Hulu)

5. Fresh Off the Boat (ABC)

6. The Middle (ABC)

7. Superstore (NBC)

8. Jane the Virgin (CW)

9. Arrow (CW)

10. Black-ish (ABC)

So that’s it for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! Are any of these shows on your list? What TV shows are you looking forward to this fall (or year in general)? For any comments, questions or TTT shares, please leave them in the Comments Section below. Have a nice day, everyone! 😁

– Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in School

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

Hello, fellow bloggers and lovely readers! I’m back with another Top Ten! Since school’s right around the corner for a lot of people, this week’s Top Ten Tuesday is dedicated to anything school-related. My Top Ten is all about those amazing books set in schools (and not limited to boarding schools, like my TTT a couple of weeks ago 😉 ). This opens the field to a lot of books! Well, without further ado, here are my Top Ten:

1.  Infinite in Between by Carolyn Mackler

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I loved reading how the main characters developed throughout their four years of high school! 

2. Incredibly Alice by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

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Alice finally graduates from high school! 🙂

3. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

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School was where Charlie met Sam and Patrick! ❤

4. The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening by L.J. Smith

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It all began when Stefan chose enrol in the same school as Elena…

5. Teen Idol by Meg Cabot

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This was actually the first Meg Cabot book I read… 😉

6. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

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Two schools in one story.

7. Lucy and Linh by Alice Pung

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I love reading about private schools!

8. Prom and Prejudice by Elizabeth Eulberg

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A Pride and Prejudice retelling set in high school.

9. I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter

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This book introduces us to Gallagher Academy, a.k.a spy school… 😀

10. Something Real by Heather Demetrios

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Chloe quits reality television and gives going to school a try!

Well, that’s all I have for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! Are any of these books on your TTT?  If you have any thoughts or questions, or if you’d like to share a link to your own TTT, feel free to leave them in the Comments Section below. Have a nice day! 😀

– Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that have been in my TBR pile way too long!

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

Hey, everyone! It’s Top Ten Tuesday again, and this time, it’s all about the infamous TBR pile! As book lovers, there might have been a lot of books we’ve read and enjoyed, but there are also a lot out there that we haven’t gotten to reading. Sad, but true! Here are just some of the books I haven’t read:

1.  The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White

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While I did love Kirsten White’s Paranormalcy series, I wasn’t ready to jump on board with another series… 

2. The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa

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I kind of wish I continued this series, because the last book did end on an interesting note! 😉 

3. Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

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I had this on my TBR before I even knew that Morgan Matson was popular…

4. Cress by Marissa Meyer

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I guess I fell out of love with the series… 

5. The Last Best Kiss by Claire LeZebnik

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I didn’t like Persuasion to begin with, so I wasn’t so keen on reading its retelling

6. The Girl with the Windup Heart by Kady Cross

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I probably should have read it since it was the last in the series… I just got tired of it…

7. The Secret Diamond Sisters by Michelle Madow

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It seemed really interesting, and I regret not reading it still… 😦 

8. Intertwined by Gena Showalter

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I think this was really popular at the time, and that’s why I wanted to read it… *shrugs in a confused manner*

 

9. Waistcoats and Weaponry by Gail Carriger

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I returned this one to the library before I could read it and haven’t gotten it back since…

10. Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

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Tried to read this a bunch of times, but never got into it…

 

So that’s it for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! How many books have you haven’t read? Are there any books on your TBR that you have truly fallen out interest or has this TTT renewed that former interest? I’d love to hear from you all in the Comments Section below. Have a nice day! 🙂

–  Sumaya

 

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books Set in Boarding Schools

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

Hello, lovely readers and fellow bloggers! It’s Top Ten Tuesday again! This week’s topic is Top Ten books set in X location, any place you like. I went the easier route and chose to focus on boarding schools (which was a suggestions that The Broke and the Bookish gave). So, without further ado, here are my top ten books with boarding schools in them.

1.  Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins

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2. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

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

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4. Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare

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5. Withering Tights by Louise Rennison

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6. Born at Midnight by C.C. Hunter

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7. Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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8. Marked by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast

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9. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

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10. Oh. My. Gods. by Tera Lynn Childs

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That’s all for today! I hope you enjoyed reading my post. If you have any comments or questions, feel free to leave them in the Comments Section. Have a nice day!

–  Sumaya

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books You’d Buy Right This Second If Someone Handed You A Fully Loaded Gift Card

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

Hello, lovely readers! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday again! This week’s topic is pretty easy. It’s about the books you’d buy if you were given a loaded gift card. Since a price wasn’t discussed, I’m just going to pretend it’s an unlimited gift card and I’ll be able to get any books I want. Now, these are only some of the books that I’d buy with the gift card; there are plenty more that I can imagine buying, but here are a few:

1. Something in Between by Melissa de la Cruz

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2. Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

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3. Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas

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4. Worlds Collide by S.M. McEachern

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5. The Problem with Forever by Jennifer Armentrout

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6. Behind the Scenes by Dahlia Adler

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7. The Careful Undressing of Love by Corey Ann Haydu

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8. Going Geek by Charlotte Huang

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9. The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

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10. Just Another Girl by Elizabeth Eulberg

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Well, that’s it for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday! Is my list similar to yours? Were there stuff that you had forgotten about or didn’t even think of buying? If you have any comments or questions concerning Top Ten Tuesday, please leave them in the Comments Section below. Have a nice day, everyone, and thanks for reading!

–  Sumaya

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