Top Ten Books that Would Be on my Syllabus if I Taught Swooning 101

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the awesome people at The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is: Top Ten Books that Would Be on my Syllabus if I Taught YA Fantasy 101

Since You've Been Gone by Morgan MatsonThe Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle HodkinI Now Pronounce You Someone Else by Erin McCahanFangirl by Rainbow RowellLola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

1. Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson

2. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

3. I Now Pronounce You Someone Else by Erin McCahan

4. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

5. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Perfect Chemistry by Simone ElkelesSean Griswold's Head by Lindsey LeavittTwilight by Stephenie MeyerSaving Francesca by Melina MarchettaSloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty

6. Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles

7. Sean Griswold’s Head by Lindsey Leavitt

8. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
Love it or hate it, most of us swooned.

9. Saving Francesca By Melina Marchetta

10. Sloppy Firsts by Megan McCafferty

Ten Fairytale Retellings I’ve Read & Want to Read

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the awesome people at The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is: Ten Fairytale Retellings I’ve Read & Want to Read

Beauty by Robin McKinleyCinder by Marissa MeyerSisters Red by Jackson PearceThe Fire Rose by Mercedes LackeyDeerskin by Robin McKinley

1. Beauty by Robin McKinley
I loved this one so so much! I read it in one sitting.

2. Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Such a fun and imaginative retelling!

3. Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce
These are really fun too. It’s the only Little Red Riding Hood retelling I think I’ve ever read.

4. The Fire Rose by Mercedes Lackey
Another really imaginative retelling of Beauty and the Beast.

5. Deerskin by Robin McKinley
It’s been many many years since I read this but it still sticks with me. It’s a beautiful and heart wrenching story.

Rose Daughter by Robin McKinleyTiger Lily by Jodi Lynn AndersonAsh by Melinda LoThe Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie OakesEntwined by Heather Dixon

Want to read:

6. Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley
I loved Beauty so much that I really must read this one!

7. Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson
I just rediscovered this book on my shelf while cleaning (oops!). I’ve heard nothing but wonderful things about it.

8. Ash by Melinda Lo
I’ve never read anything by Melina Lo. I need to change that.

9. The Sacred Lies of Minnow By by Stephanie Oakes
I’ve been intrigued by this one since I first heard about it.

10. Entwined by Heather Dixon
This is another one that’s been on my shelf for years!

Ten Books that Celebrate Diversity

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the awesome people at The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is: Ten Books That Celebrate Diversity/Diverse Characters

Every Day by David LevithanEleanor & Park by Rainbow RowellThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyThe Miseducation of Cameron Post by emily m. danforthFive Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

1. Every Day by David Levithan

2. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

3. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

4. The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth

5. Five Flavors of Dumb by Antony John

The Diviners by Libba BrayEvery Last Word by Tamara Ireland StoneA Blue so Dark by Holly SchindlerThe Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae CarsonWild Awake by Hilary T. Smith

6. The Diviners by Libba Bray  (and Lair of Dreams)

7. Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone

8. A Blue so Dark by Holly Schindler

9. The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson

10. Wild Awake by Hilary T. Smith

Last Ten Books That Came Into My Possession

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the awesome people at The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is: Last Ten Books That Came Into My Possession

Six of Crows by Leigh BardugoFirst & Then by Emma MillsWeightless by Sarah BannanTonight the Streets Are Ours by Leila SalesThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfeld

1. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

2. First & Then by Emma Mills

3. Weightless by Sarah Bannan

4. Tonight the Streets Are Ours by Leila Sales

5. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfeld

Lair of Dreams by Libba BrayWhat Happened to Goodbye by Sarah DessenThe Last Leaves Falling by Sarah BenwellStand-Off by Andrew SmithSaint Anything by Sarah Dessen

6. Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

7. What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen

8. The Last Leaves Falling by Sarah Benwell

9. Stand-Off by Andrew Smith

10. Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Top Ten Hyped Books I’ve Never Read

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the awesome people at The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is: Top Ten Hyped Books I’ve Never Read

The Book Thief by Marcus ZusakThe Help by Katherine StockettThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieThe Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica MorganAmerican Gods by Neil Gaiman

1. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
I really, really need to read this.

2. The Help by Katherine Stockett
I love the movie so much, but I’m pretty ashamed to say I’ve never read the book.

3. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
This seems to be an amazing book.

4. The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan
This was mentioned on several TTT lists last week and now I can’t wait to read it!

5. American Gods by Neil Gaiman
I’ve had this book forever!

Fifty Shades of Gray by E.L. JamesThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfeldMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Just One Year by Gayle Forman

6. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
Never had any interest in reading this.

7. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfeld
I actually bought the audiobook while it was on sale a couple of weeks ago. So I should be reading it soon.

8. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
I went to Savannah, GA a few weeks ago and this book was talked about a lot.

9. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
This is another book I saw on lots of TTT lists last week.

10. Just One Year by Gayle Forman
I loved the first book. I have no idea why I haven’t read this one.