Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. As the name suggests, posts feature a themed Top Ten list. To join in on the fun, you just need to link back to the creators’ blog where you can also find the topics for the upcoming weeks and post your own list.
Don’t forget to take some time to check out other people’s posts as well!
1. The Museum of Modern Love
Heather Rose’s novel was added to my TBR after reading this review by Heather @ Bits & Books. I could very much relate to her feelings about the book since I felt similarly about a book I had read shortly before – The Unbearable Lightness Of Being.
2. The Education Of Dixie Dupree
Elizabeth Blair introduced this novel by Donna Everhart to me when she showed off her
September Galleys. I was intrigued by the cover and her description, read the blurb on goodreads and was immediately sold.
3. The Sleepwalker’s Guide To Dancing
This not much known novel by Mira Jacob found its way to me via a review by ahouseofbooks. Besides, the cover is beautiful.
4. Kids Of Appetite
I don’t think I need to tell anyone that I have seen this one around a lot – Maria @ Big City Bookworm and Sara @ A Gingerly Review featured it in Waiting on Wednesday posts and JM @ Book Freak Revelations reviewed it to just name a few. It sounds intriguing and everyone also seems to have loved David Arnold’s other novel Mosquitoland which I haven’t read, so I’ll start with this one.
5. Grief Is The Thing With Feathers
Unfortunately I know what grief feels like and I’ve seen what it does to people, so this is something I think I will be able to relate to. I first discovered Max Porter’s novel through this review by In Case Of Bookishness, which also sold it to me immediately.
6. The Memory Of Light
This fantastic post by Read Diverse Books brought many books to me, but this one stands out to me – not just because of the stunning cover, but also because novels dealing with depression in a realistic and empathetic way are so, so important.
7. Yiddish For Pirates
Gary Barwin’s novel has pirates. And a polyglot parrot. Enough said. Found on the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize Shortlist as announced by Naomi @ Consumed By Ink.
8. The Bone Sparrow
Another book that I’ve seen around quite a lot. This lovely review by Michelle @ Book Adventures was how it first caught my attention and what got me to add it to my to-read list though.
9. Love Notes For Freddie
I know I added this to my to-read list because of a review I read on someone’s blog, but for the life of me I can’t find it. In any case it sounds fascinating. Check it out! Oh and if one of you reviewed it, let me know!
I love fairy tales. I love Beauty & The Beast. A lot of posts about fairy tale retellings inspired me to go look for them and I stumbled upon this one and I’d like to give it a try. If you’re also looking for a retelling of your favorite fairy tale, you might want to check out these helpful guides by Bookish Freaks and Corn Reviews Books.
What books have you added to your pile because of glowing reviews by other bloggers?
Tell me about them in the comments!
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