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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Comfort Reads

Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic: COMFORT READS. My comfort reads confirm what I already believe: things ARE as bad as they seem. Strangely, I find these books uplifting. I like knowing I'm not alone. These are my top ten comfort reads. I wouldn't call any of them "lighthearted." (Well...maybe One Last Stop.) Would You Rather?… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Comfort Reads

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Funny passages from favorite books

My very favorite books usually make me cry my eyes out. It's a rare book that does this and also makes me laugh. The following are the funniest passages from some of my favorite books. American Gods by Neil Gaiman “Hey," said Shadow. "Huginn or Muninn, or whoever you are."The bird turned, head tipped, suspiciously,… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Funny passages from favorite books

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: One-Word Reviews for the Last Ten Books I Read

Today's Top Ten Tuesday involved minimal writing! It was still harder than I expected! These are the last ten books I read (not including rereads) and a one-word review for each. Let's go. The Jasmine Throne by Tasha Suri One-word review: Plant-based The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Tale of a Donner Party Bride by… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: One-Word Reviews for the Last Ten Books I Read

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books with my favorite trope/theme

Today's Top Ten Tuesday covers my favorite trope. Listen. Listen. When it comes to romance, enemies-to-lovers is the way to go. To view someone as a threat, you have to view them as an equal! That's where respect comes from! There's something magic about, "I need to take this person out...because they're too hot to… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books with my favorite trope/theme

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: 2021 releases I was excited about but didn’t get to

Today's Top Ten Tuesday is calling me out. I read 200+ books last year and somehow still missed these. They were on my TBR and everything. These are books that came out last year that I was excited about but forgot to read. Will I prioritize them after posting this? You know I will not.… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: 2021 releases I was excited about but didn’t get to

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Top Ten DNFs of 2021

I DNFed more than 80 books in 2021. Some I decided to pick up later, some were just not for me. Then some of them I DNFed because I hated every single thing about them. These are those books. Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon (CW: rape) Hey, I thought this book was supposed to… Continue reading Top Ten DNFs of 2021

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Top Ten Least Favorite Books of 2021

I started this new habit of DNFing any book I'm not fully enjoying. Instead of spite-reading a number of one- and two-star books, I DNFed most of them. As such, there were fewer contenders for this year's Least Favorite Books list. I still found some stinkers. These were the worst books I read in 2021.… Continue reading Top Ten Least Favorite Books of 2021

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Best Books I Read in 2021

It's time once again to announce my favorite books of the year. (I know it's Wednesday but this still counts for Top Ten Tuesday.) I was finally honest about my ultimate favorites. These are the books I read in 2021 that I could not stop thinking about. (You can find plenty of books I didn’t… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Best Books I Read in 2021

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I hope Santa brings

So listen. I'm sure I'll be happy with any of the books Santa (secret or otherwise) brings. For the sake of Top Ten Tuesday, I am playing favorites. These are all the books I'm hoping for, though maybe I should ask Santa for a Kindle Unlimited subscription. The Bridge Kingdom by Danielle L. Jensen This… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I hope Santa brings

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I Would Gift My Nemesis

Today's Top Ten Tuesday was a freebie. This is what I came up with. While I have no reason to gift books to my real-life nemesis (looking at you, Derek*), I still entertain passive-aggressive fantasies about giving them books that would cause them undue amounts of pain. Here's my current list. The Goldfinch by Donna… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I Would Gift My Nemesis