Top Ten Anticipated Books For The Second Half of 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list is about the upcoming releases for the rest of this year. I feel like I’m behind on the releases in the first half of this year. I really need to sort that out!

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The Art of Feeling

Love the sound of this book! 🙂 I enjoy exploring books that centre around mental health and this one includes a character with depression.

The Nowhere Girls

This book sounds incredibly heavy-going as it explores rape culture.

Words on Bathroom Walls

I am so intrigued by this book, it centres around a character with schizophrenia.

Kaleidoscope Song

I am super excited about this books release! It sounds fantastic and I love the cover.

There's Someone Inside Your House

So intrigued by this one. I only know cutesy from Stephanie Perkins.

The Disappearances

I absolutely adore this cover and the synopsis has me very curious.

Little & Lion

Ooh, another mental health plot line. I enjoyed Pointe by Brandy Colbert, so I’m looking forward to this one!

Lucky in Love

I have to include a typical contemporary on this list, since it takes us over summer. Kasie West’s writing is adorable and so easy to read!

How To Disappear

I enjoyed this author’s debut novel, so I’m intrigued to pick up another book by her!

Bad Romance

This is one of my most anticipated releases this year! Let’s hope I haven’t hyped it too much!

This is another list that’ll make my TBR grow! Feel free to leave me a link to your post and I’ll stop by!

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Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under The Tree For Me

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. For this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, it’s all about what we’re wishing to receive under our Christmas trees!

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Replica- Lauren Oliver

28448287I am really intrigued by this book and would love to find it under my tree this year!

Furthermore- Tahereh Mafi

Furthermore

When I read modern day fairy tale I knew this book had to be on my list…

Stars Above- Marissa Meyer

Stars Above (The Lunar Chronicles, #4.5)

I have been meaning to get this book for a while now. I’m not sure why I haven’t yet!

Exquisite Captive- Heather Demetrios

Exquisite Captive (Dark Caravan Cycle, #1)

This is another one that’s been on my wishlist forever!

Grave Mercy- Robin LaFevers

Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)

I’ve heard good things about this series. Keen to try it!

A Madness So Discreet- Mindy McGinnis

A Madness So Discreet

I want to read this one too! I have only read Not A Drop To Drink by the same author, but I loved it!

A Mad Wicked Folly- Sharon Biggs Waller

A Mad, Wicked Folly

I’m intrigued by the good reviews for this book.

Illuminae- Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1)

This book has been everywhere! I can’t believe I haven’t bought it!

Behind Closed Doors- B A Paris

Behind Closed Doors

Another one that appeals to my reading tastes!

What’s A Girl Gotta Do?- Holly Bourne

What's a Girl Gotta Do? (The Spinster Club, #3)

I adore Holly Bourne. I’m intrigued to read this book!

What are you going to ask for this Christmas? Feel free to leave a link to your post and I’ll stop by! I wish you all a very Merry Christmas!

Top Ten Books I’m Looking Forward To For The First Half Of 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are the Top Ten books I’m looking forward to for the first half of 2017. It was fun to research this list and find out what’s releasing! As always there seems to be some amazing releases coming up. I’m so excited to be a bookworm right now!

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January

Roseblood- A.G.Howard

RoseBlood

I love A.G. Howard. She has the BEST covers. I’m intrigued by the synopis of this book.

History Is All You Left Me- Adam Silvera

History Is All You Left Me

Can’t wait to read more from Adam Silvera. This book seems like it’s going to be tough, but worthwhile.

By Your Side- Kasie West

By Your Side

Kasie West’s books are comforting reads to me. I adore them!

A List Of Cages- Robin Roe

A List of Cages

I am so intrigued by this book. It involves a character with ADHD. I adore the simple, but stunning cover.

February

The Hate U Give- Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give

Ooh, this one looks good and I’ve heard some amazing things already!

March

The Hidden Memory Of Objects- Danielle Mages Amato

The Hidden Memory of Objects

I love a debut and when researching this list, this book immediately caught my eye! It seems like it’ll be an emotional read.

April

The Upside of Unrequited- Becky Albertalli

The Upside of Unrequited

This is by far, my most anticipated book of 2017!

May

It Started With Goodbye- Christina June

It Started With Goodbye

Another simple, but effective cover. It certainly captured my attention.

One Of Us Is Lying- Karen M.McManus

One of Us Is Lying

I’m really looking forward to this book. It’s described as a mix of the Breakfast Club and Pretty Little Liars. That’s definitely intrigued me…

June-

Bad Romance- Heather Demetrios

Bad Romance

I absolutely love Heather Demetrios writing. She has become an autobuy author for me, so this book is a no-brainer for this list!

What are you looking forward to in 2017? Feel free to leave a link to your post and I’ll stop by!

Ten Of My Most Recent 5 Star Reads

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are our top ten most recent 5 star reads. Here are the books that have recently stole my heart!

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Made You Up- Francesca Zappia

Made You Up

I don’t know why I stalled with reading this book. Sure, the hype scared me, but I should have made time for it! I’m so glad that I have now. It’s an amazing, intense read. I can’t speak highly enough about this book.

The Other Me- Saskia Sarginson

The Other Me

I’ve said it before, but I really didn’t expect to love this book as much as I did. It was another intense read, but so fascinating at the same time.

 The Beloved-Alison Rattle

The Beloved

The wonderful Alison Rattle can do no wrong in my eyes. I absolutely devour everything she writes. I highly recommend you check out Alison’s books if you like historical/period books!

I Let You Go- Clare Mackintosh

I Let You Go

I was utterly gripped by this book. It was completely unpredictable which I really appreciate.

The Last Leaves Falling- Sarah Benwell

The Last Leaves Falling

I absolutely loved this book. It captured my heart and moved me much more than I had ever anticipated.

Simon Versus The Homo Sapiens Agenda- Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

It couldn’t be a recent 5 star read list without including my favourite book of 2015. I can’t recommend this book highly enough! READ IT!

Boy In The Tower- Polly Ho-Yen

Boy In The Tower

This book hit me as a 5 star read out of nowhere. I really didn’t expect to rate it so highly, but I found it to be utterly gripping, unique and so easy to read!

I’ll Meet You There- Heather Demetrios

I'll Meet You There

I really enjoyed Something Real by Heather Demetrios, so I was intrigued and somewhat nervous to read the next book she released. I LOVED this book.

Lighter Than My Shadow- Katie Green

Lighter than My Shadow

This graphic novel is very raw and real. It blew me away.

Pointe- Brandy Colbert

Pointe

Pointe surprised me. It was much deeper than I had anticipated. A very compelling read.

I can’t wait to see other Top Ten 5 star reads this week. Feel free to leave a link to your post and I’ll stop by!

Top Ten Books I’ve Recently Added To My TBR

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are the Top Ten Books I’ve Recently Added To My TBR.

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Dumplin’- Julie Murphy

Dumplin'

I have heard so many good things about this book! 🙂 I immediately added it to my TBR when I heard about it.

Finnikin of The Rock- Melina Marchetta

Finnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles, #1)

I’m definitely more into fantasy now, so I’m intrigued by this book. Especially because some of my favourite bloggers really enjoy it!

This Is Not A Test- Courtney Summers

This is Not a Test (This is Not a Test #1)

I can’t believe that I haven’t read anything from this author yet! I’ve heard good things about this one, so I’m going to hopefully give it a go soon!

More Happy Than Not- Adam Silvera

More Happy Than Not

This is a 2015 debut that I had in my head to read, but I’ve only recently added it to my TBR!

This Shattered World- Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

This Shattered World (Starbound, #2)

For some reason this book completely dropped out of my memory! It wasn’t until I saw the cover for the trilogy that I remembered that I hadn’t read this one! Oops.

Sweet Peril- Wendy Higgins

Sweet Peril (The Sweet Trilogy, #2)

Another middle book that I forgot to pick up… I’m determined to catch up on some series this year!

Exquisite Captive- Heather Demetrios

Exquisite Captive (Dark Caravan Cycle, #1)

I love Heather Demetrios’ writing, so want to check out this book ASAP.

Grave Mercy- Robin LaFevers

Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)

This is another book I’ve been mentally meaning to add to my TBR but never did. I think you can tell I’ve looked at series I want to complete or start this year…

The Archived- Victoria Schwab

The Archived (The Archived, #1)

Another series I aim to start this year… 🙂

The Girl of Fire and Thorns- Rae Carson

The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1)

I really want to read this book, especially after reading such good things about it!

Which books have you recently added to your TBR? Let me know! Feel free to leave a link to your Top Ten posts and I’ll stop by!

Top Ten Best Books I Read in 2015

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are the Top Ten books we have read in 2015. This was a hard list to put together, as I have read many brilliant books this year!

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The Other Me- Saskia Sarginson

The Other Me

I didn’t expect to be so invested in this book, but I thought it was absolutely fantastic. Such a gripping story. It’s full of drama.

I’ll Meet You There- Heather Demetrios

I'll Meet You There

Last year I discovered Heather Demetrios. I was really excited about reading her release this year. It didn’t disappoint!

The Giver- Lois Lowry

The Giver (The Giver, #1)

I devoured this book! I know I’m very, very late to reading it, but I’m so glad that I eventually got around to it!

I Let You Go- Clare Mackintosh

I Let You Go

This book surprised me with its twists and turns. I do love reading adult fiction, and this is a thriller done very, very well.

Pointe- Brandy Colbert

Pointe

This book is absolutely beautiful both inside and out! (Look at that cover!)

Simon Vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda- Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

I swear my face turns into the heart-eye emoji every time I think of this book. Hands down one of my favourites of the year.

The Last Leaves Falling- Sarah Benwell

The Last Leaves Falling

This is a powerful, emotional read which really touched my heart.

Only Ever Yours- Louise O’Neill

Only Ever Yours

If you haven’t read Louise O’Neill before I highly recommend that you do!

Everything, Everything- Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything

It seemed like everyone was talking about this book. I loved it- which was unexpected because I usually end up being disappointed by hyped books!

Under My Skin- James Dawson

Under My Skin

James Dawson is one of my favourite authors. It seems like he ups his game with every single book he releases! I adore this book.

What are the best books that you’ve read this year? Feel free to leave a link to your Top Ten posts and I’ll stop by!

Top Ten Auto-Buy Authors

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list are our Top Ten auto-buy authors. I’ve realised that my list is seriously lacking in males. I need to change that!

I’ve picked my favourite book from each author!

Paige Toon

Johnny Be Good (Johnny Be Good, #1)

Paige Toon is one of my ultimate favourites. I love Johnny Be Good as it introduces us to one of my favourite characters, Johnny, who we meet in other Paige Toon books!

Cecelia Ahern

If You Could See Me Now

Cecelia Ahern always has an element of magic in her stories. In this one, there is an imaginary friend. So cute.

Dorothy Koomson

The Flavours of Love

I love Dorothy Koomson’s writing. Her books are always full of action, drama and intensity.

James Dawson

Under My Skin

James Dawson is a fantastic writer, so it was hard to pick out a favourite! I love the sassy character in this book.

Alison Rattle

The Beloved

Like with James, it was hard to pick a favourite of Alison Rattle’s! Her latest book is incredibly though.

Heather Demetrios

Something Real (Something Real, #1)

Heather has recently become an auto buy author of mine! I lapped up Something Real! 

Giovanna Fletcher

Billy and Me

Giovanna has become an auto buy author for me, her books are easy to devour and fun to read!

Paula Daly

Keep Your Friends Close

Paula Daly is a great writer in the thriller/crime genre. I absolutely adored this book!

Emma Carroll

The Girl Who Walked On Air

Emma Carroll is a great writer and I can’t wait to read her books to my class! 🙂 They’re incredibly imaginative and wonderfully descriptive.

Kasie West

Pivot Point (Pivot Point, #1)

I love Kasie West’s contemporary books as well as the Pivot Point duology!

Who are your auto-buy authors? I would love to check out some recommendations, so please feel free to leave a link!