Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme was characters who remind me of me.
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme was the first ten books I reviewed.
Before I had a blog, it took a lot for me to write a review, mostly because it was just easier not to, you know? Below are ten books that I felt were worth it, reviewed on Goodreads from January 2011 to April 2012.
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme was ten books every x should read.
My top ten list is a two-fer: books to read if you like kick-ass ladies AND want to start a series. (Because, honestly, who doesn’t??)
- A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
- Kick-ass lady: Delilah Bard
- Series: Shades of Magic
- A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
- Kick-ass lady: Diana Bishop
- Series: All Souls Trilogy
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
- Kick-ass lady: Lisbeth Salander
- Series: Millennium Trilogy
- A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
- Kick-ass lady: Gemma Doyle
- Series: Gemma Doyle
- Lumberjanes, Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis
- Kick-ass lady: literally ALL OF THEM
- Series: Lumberjanes
- Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson
- Kick-ass lady: Kamala Khan
- Series: Ms. Marvel (Marvel NOW!)
- Soulless by Gail Carriger
- Kick-ass lady: Alexia Tarabotti
- Series: Parasol Protectorate
- Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty
- Kick-ass lady: Jessica Darling
- Series: Jessica Darling
- Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
- Kick-ass lady: Tally Youngblood
- Series: Uglies
- Undead and Unwed by MaryJanice Davidson
- Kick-ass lady: Betsy Taylor
- Series: Undead
“Five Favorite” is a feature on thewasofshall where I lay out my five favorite “x”. Sometimes they’re relevant to a season or holiday, mostly they’re not. It’s an all-around fun excuse to give my 100% amazingly awesome opinion. To see previous (and future) topics, click here. To participate, scroll all the way down.
There’s just something about series, you know? Something about getting to read more of your favorite character(s) while they inhabit your favorite world. Man, I just love ’em. Here are my five favorite for young adults.
Gemma Doyle by Libba Bray
Jessica Darling by Megan McCafferty
(So… the publisher decided to revamp the series’ cover design right when Perfect Fifths came out – which is all well and good EXCEPT THAT I grew up with the original covers and wanted to complete my set!!!)
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Luxe by Anna Godbersen
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Have your own five favorite young adult series? Share them! Post them to your blog, link back to this post, and then comment letting me know!