Summer ’18 TBR

Summer ’18 TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature once hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, but has now moved to That Artsy Reader Girl! Each week, a new topic is put into place and bloggers share their top ten (or your own amount) accordingly.

Making this list really made me realise how far behind I am in my TBR. This list doesn’t even include my #1KBE TBR and my TBR waitlist. But I hope to have read all these books before the summer is over!

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Run, riot | From Twinkle, With Love | Children of Blood and Bone | American Panda | Tyler Johnson was Here

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Honor Among Thieves | The Handmaid’s Tale| To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before| Sorcerer to the Crown| Prince of Shadows

What’s on your TTT this week? Leave me a link or let me know in the comments! 🤗

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Frequently Used Words In Young Adult/Fantasy Titles

Frequently Used Words In Young Adult/Fantasy Titles

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature once hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, but has now moved to That Artsy Reader Girl! Each week, a new topic is put into place and bloggers share their top ten (or your own amount) accordingly.

My frequently used word is “and bone”. There’s probably way more to add to this list but since I’m rushing this week’s post, I’ve stopped at six because these were the first ones that came to mind. University assignments are due so soon so I’ll be pretty infrequent in the upcoming weeks.

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Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh
Flesh and Bone by Jonathan Maberry

 

 

TBR Waitlist

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature once hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, but has now moved to That Artsy Reader Girl! Each week, a new topic is put into place and bloggers share their top ten (or your own amount) accordingly.
This is according to my newer GoodReads account that I made in 2014: the books that have been on my TBR the longest.

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  1. Lord of the Flies – William Golding
  2. The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern
  3. Shatter Me – Tahereh Mafi
  4. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  5. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess

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  6. Rot & Ruin – Jonathan Maberry
  7. The Forest of Hands and Teeth – Carrie Ryan
  8. Feed – Mira Grant
  9. Life of Pi – Yann Martel
  10. I’ll Give You the Sun – Jandy Nelson

Books On My Spring 2018 TBR

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature once hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, but has now moved to That Artsy Reader Girl! Each week, a new topic is put into place and bloggers share their top ten (or your own amount) accordingly.

I’m a very messy reader, I can never decide what books I want to read (unless it’s a review copy) and I was never really the kind of person to read certain books during different seasons. Seasonal TBRs seem to be really common, but I’m so behind on what books I want to read, keeping to a TBR has always been so hard for me. So, here is a ‘maybe I’ll read it soon, but because of who I am as a person, who knows?’

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City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho
Wild by Hannah Moskowitz
American Panda by Gloria Cho

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Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles (this comes out today!!)
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
From Twinkle, with Love by Sandhya Menon

Have you read any of these yet? What did you think?
What’s on your spring TBR?

2016 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To

2016 Releases I Meant To Read But Didn’t Get To

I just realised I haven’t done a Top Ten Tuesday since June. I think towards the end of the year, I went really downhill on my posting but I’m hoping to get my site get active this year. And TTT are such a fun and easy way to do it! And I think this topic was made for me. I’m a very slow reader, contrary to others around me who think I’m very fast because I read a lot of books, but I’m slow when it comes round to reading new releases. I’ve even dedicated the first two months of the year clearing my TBR so it’s less daunting and more manageable. But let’s get on with this week’s top ten 2016 releases I meant to read but didn’t. (In my case, it’s every book of 2016 lmao)

1) Girl Against the Universe

22297294Maguire is bad luck.

No matter how many charms she buys off the internet or good luck rituals she performs each morning, horrible things happen when Maguire is around. Like that time the rollercoaster jumped off its tracks. Or the time the house next door caught on fire. Or that time her brother, father, and uncle were all killed in a car crash—and Maguire walked away with barely a scratch.

It’s safest for Maguire to hide out in her room, where she can cause less damage and avoid meeting new people who she could hurt. But then she meets Jordy, an aspiring tennis star. Jordy is confident, talented, and lucky, and he’s convinced he can help Maguire break her unlucky streak. Maguire knows that the best thing she can do for Jordy is to stay away. But it turns out staying away is harder than she thought.

MY THOUGHTS: I have literally heard nothing by goods things about this book from everyone I follow so this one has slowly been edging its way up my TBR.

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Second the best

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by the Broke And The Bookish! Each week, a new topic is put into place and bloggers share their top ten (or your own amount) accordingly.

Chowder from Check, please!
I don’t think I’ve spoken enough of Check, please which is a damn shame because it’s so amazing. Chowder is one of the later characters since he joins while Bitty is in his second year and he’s so adorable. He just wants to play hockey and makes sure his friends are happy. Check, please! is actually a webcomic but sometimes the artist occasionally sells physical copies (YOU CAN READ IT HERE FOR FREE!! PLS READ AND THANK ME LATER )

Briseis from The Song of Achilles
While we don’t get to see much of Briseis in the Iliad, we delve more into her story TSOA and I just really appreciate that Miller added more depth to her character and gave her a backstory.

Rene Walker from All For The Game
Honestly, one of the best characters in the series. Don’t @ me, we all know it’s true.

Khalila Seif from The Great Library
MY ALL TIME FAVOURITE CHARACTER.

Maia Roberts from The Mortal Instruments
You all know how much I don’t like TMI but Maia Roberts was a character I really liked but her story arc was the worst and it felt like CC barely even tried with her character. But I am #MaiaRobertsDefenseSquad since the hate for her is so unnecessary.

Niccolo Santi from The Great Library
MY FAVOURITE. Honestly, his boyfriend basically adopts the Postulants when he wasn’t looking and now he’s an exasperated father of like ten kids and it’s amazing.

Kevin Day from All For The Game
His character development was one of the best in the series, giving us one of the best scenes in the entire series.

“Let Riko be King,” Kevin said, with the exaggerated enunciation of the thoroughly sloshed. “Most coveted, most protected. He’ll sacrifice every piece he has to protect his throne. Whatever. Me?” Kevin gestured again, meaning to indicate himself but too drunk to get his hand higher than his waist. “I’m going to be the deadliest piece on the board.”

David Wymack from All For The Game
Listen, Coach Wymack is so under appreciated. He loves and cares for his foxes so much and he is such an important character.

Victor Krum from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
He was so humble and I liked that his fame annoyed him rather than enlarging his ego. And he was so friendly with Harry despite competing against him.

Scorpius Malfoy from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Such a precious and pure character. Can you believe the wizarding community thought he was Voldemort’s son? (TBH it’s the same community that didn’t believe Voldemort was coming back until he physically came back….)