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Top Ten Tuesday: the Best Books I Read in 2019

Happy New Year!  The topic for today’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is the best books read in 2019.  I’ve broken mine down by a few categories, in no particular order. Fiction: Ghost Wall by Sarah Mosse Asking for It…

Books on 2019 Best Book Lists

As a lead-up to my post on my favorite books of the year (coming Tuesday), I thought I’d write about the books I read this year that can be seen most often on this year’s best-of book lists.  Many of these I found really…

Top Ten New-to-Me Authors in 2019

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is a freebie, and since I love making best-of lists in December, I thought I’d start with the best authors I discovered this year.  So far in 2019 I’ve read 113 books, and 75 of those are authors…

50 Must-Read Fantasy Books by Women

Recently, BookRiot posted this list of 50 Must-Read Fantasy Books by Women. https://bookriot.com/2019/07/25/fantasy-books-by-women/.  Like most readers, I love a good list, and I’ve read a lot of the books on this list.  If you’re a fantasy reader and you’re looking for a few good books,…

Top Books Published in the Last Ten Years

I love this week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic, which asks you to pick the best book published in each of the last ten years.  Here’s my list from 2009 to 2018, with some runners-up.  I decided not to do 2019 since I haven’t read many…

Top Ten Books Read This Year (So Far)

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is about the ten best books we’ve read so far this year.  It’s always good to do this halfway into the year, since I’ll end up using this list to develop my “best of”…

Top Ten Books on My Wish List

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, is about the top books that are on my Wish List. First, I have Katherine Arden’s The Girl in the Tower on my wish list, as well as a few graphic novels and…

Favorite Books of 2017

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is Best Books of 2017.  I know I’m a big geek, but I love making end-of-year Best-Of lists.  Here are my favorite books read this year; they may not have been published this…

Top Ten Books Read So Far This Year

This week’s Top Ten topic, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is the best books I’ve read so far this year.  We’re at the halfway point, and it’s been an excellent reading year (which is good because last year was a little blah)….

Top Ten Books Published in 2015

This week’s Top Ten topic, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is the top ten books read in 2015. I decided to narrow down my list by making it just the top ten books I read that were published in 2015. I read…

Books of 2015: Which Ones were Worth the Read?

Happy Thanksgiving!  It’s gift-giving season, so I’m thinking about the books I want to put on my wish list. In November I saw a number of best of 2015 lists, and I’ve only read a few of the books on these lists. So I’m…

The 100 Best Books of the Decade So Far

There’s been a lot of buzz about The Oyster Review’s 100 Best Books of the Decade So Far list. I think it’s a good list, with a fair amount of variety and books that are more “accessible” than many best-of lists, with popular non-fiction…

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