Tag: best-of lists

My Favorite Reads of 2020

This week, we’re sharing our favorite books of 2020 for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl).  I found it hard this year to identify ten favorite books, maybe because I read more than usual or because I read a wider range… Continue Reading “My Favorite Reads of 2020”

Top Ten Books Released in 2020

These lists seem to come out earlier every year, but I guess that way people can add them to their wish lists and give them as gifts. And this year is a better time than ever to 1) support your local bookstore and 2)… Continue Reading “Top Ten Books Released in 2020”

Authors I’ve Discovered This Year

This post is about some of my favorite new-to-me authors in 2020 (so far). I focused more on fiction than nonfiction, with a couple of exceptions. I’ve read some excellent nonfiction this year, like Rachel Louise Snyder’s No Visible Bruises and Garrett Graf’s The… Continue Reading “Authors I’ve Discovered This Year”

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… Continue Reading “Top Ten Tuesday: the Best Books I Read in 2019”

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… Continue Reading “Books on 2019 Best Book Lists”

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… Continue Reading “Top Ten New-to-Me Authors in 2019”

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,… Continue Reading “50 Must-Read Fantasy Books by Women”

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… Continue Reading “Top Books Published in the Last Ten Years”

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”… Continue Reading “Top Ten Books Read This Year (So Far)”

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… Continue Reading “Top Ten Books on My Wish List”

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… Continue Reading “Favorite Books of 2017”

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).… Continue Reading “Top Ten Books Read So Far This Year”

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