Top Ten: Books by My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme was books by my favorite authors that I still haven’t read – because oops life gets in the way. (Btw: this list is by no means exhaustive!)

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green // Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld // The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling // Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay // The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae

Night Film by Marisha Pessl // Nimona by Noelle Stevenson // Origin by Dan Brown // The Towering Sky by Katharine McGee // What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America by Michael Eric Dyson

Half Year Haul: January to July, 2016

In case you’re nosy like me, here’s everything I acquired in the last six months!

Lauren Conrad Style by Lauren Conrad // The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison // Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell // A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab (read my review here!) // Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Home: No-Nonsense Advice That Will Inspire You to CLEAN like the DICKENS by Thelma Meyer // Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh // The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin (ZOMG) // Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes // The Doctors Are In: The Essential and Unofficial Guide to Doctor Who‘s Greatest Time Lord by Graeme Burk and Robert Smith // Infomocracy by Malka Ann Older // Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeffrey McCarter

Top Ten: Graphic Novels & Comics on My TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme was ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. (JK, it was a freebie!)

I had originally planned to make a Five Favorite post about graphic novels… then realized I had read more comics than graphic novels… then thought I should do a FF on TBR graphic novels… and then had so many that I didn’t want to limit myself to just five! So, in no particular order, here are ten graphic novels and comics I am itching to read (hopefully in 2016!).

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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller // Bitch Planet, vol. 1: Extraordinary Machine by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro // Captain America: Winter Soldier, vol. 1 by Ed Brubaker // Filmish: A Graphic Journey Through Film by Edward Ross // Giant Days, vol. 1 by John Allison

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Lady Killer by Joëlle Jones and Jamie S. Rich // Nimona by Noelle Stevenson // Rat Queens, vol. 1: Sass & Sorcery by Kurtis J. Wiebe // Soppy: A Love Story by Philippa Rice //Trashed by Derf Backderf