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Top Ten (5) Tuesday [October 8 2019]

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.

October 8: Character Traits I Love (submitted by Hannah @ Books Life and Other Oddities)

So I tend to like Villains more often so I thought I would discuss 5 “negative traits” I like. It’s from this list and I stole the list from Kitty.

  1. Unreliable: I live for the unreliable narrator. You don’t really know who to trust or what to believe. It leaves you wondering what’s going to happen or what’s being left out. Some of my favorite examples of unreliable narrators are from Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson and The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.
  2. Malicious- When it’s done well, a character full of malice is life. I like the character getting revenge on those who did them wrong and having no regrets. I understand karma will catch up with them, but the moment is so sweet, I savor it until it’s over. Acrimony, the Tyler Perry movie, does this well. Of course the revenge doesn’t even well for her, but I enjoyed her dark descent down that road.
  3. Blunt- I don’t have a filter… I just say whatever comes to mind. This is a trait I enjoy in characters. I believe my reasoning for enjoying it so much is because there’s just something so scrumptious about a blunt character just swooping in and knocking everyone back to reality.
  4. Cunning- By any means necessary. I love characters who will do whatever it takes to get what they want. Lying, stealing, all the bad things. Victor from Vicious does this well. He’s the bad guy, and he will not stop until he’s achieved the end to his means.
  5. Obsessive- I’m someone who gets like way obsessed with things, where they consume me whole. A character who does the same just lights a fire in my soul. Joe from You. A terrible person, but his character is so interesting. His level of obsession is intense, and it makes for an unforgettable experience while reading.

I’d love to hear about your favorite character traits, be them negative or positive. Let me know below.

Until I rant about books again,

Top Ten Tuesday [Books with Numbers in the Title]

Top Ten Tuesday was started way back in June 2010 by The Broke and The Bookish because of a love of lists and books. In January 2018 it was taken over by That Artsy Reader Girl. Jana assigns each Tuesday a different topic for discussion, she has a scheduled lists of topics on her blog.

So I’m just going to do this like the rapid fire book tag and list the books I can think of with numbers in the title. I may come up with a lot, I may come up with just a few. Either way, it’s fun to do these posts and see what everyone comes up with.

  • 1984… that’s a lot of numbers and a really good book. In the current social climate, it’s definitely a relevant read. Highly suggest this book if you haven’t read it yet.
  • Six of Crows… one of my favorite YA series, no doubt. I think everyone should read it. No mourners, no funerals.
  • One Day… I have read the book, but I don’t recall it. I know I liked the movie though.
  • The Ten Thousand Doors of January… this is a book everyone seems to be talking about. I don’t know anything about it in the least. It’s the last one I could think of with numbers.

So, I’m not really good at this week’s post, but it’s still a ton of fun! If you’re doing this, I would love to see what number titles you come up with.

Until I rant about books again,

Top Ten Tuesday- Books on my Fall TBR [September 24]

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.

Here are 10 books on my fall TBR. These are all NetGalley books since I have so many to get through. I’m not going to be talking too much about them since some aren’t published yet, and there will be reviews for them. Either long or mini reviews.

This was a cover pick. I’m also excited because of the title. I have a good feeling about this.

I’ve been hearing awesome things about Talia Hibbert for years. So I’m so thrilled to have her first major romance title from Avon to read. It does have a warning for domestic violence so just keep that in mind if that’s a sensitive issue for you.

I think this is a sapphic Pride and Prejudice retelling so that’s awesome.

This was a cover pick and because of the blurb. I think it’s going to be an emotional read. I haven’t cried from a book in a long time, maybe this will be the one.

Yet another Amy Miller. I like her books. I think she’s becoming a new favorite contemporary author. Definitely check her out.

I’ve loved the purple harlequin books a loooong time. My grandma has been reading them for ages. It’s awesome finally see not just white people on the cover too.

Look at the cover. How could I say no? Also a prince and Christmas? It’s like a hallmark movie in a book. Yes please.

Christmas werewolf romance. What more need I say?

I just love all of the harlequin purple books. The end.

See my love for the purple books above. Just all of these books for me please.

So these are all the books I’m hoping to read for fall. I’m very excited and grateful to NetGalley and all of the publishers.

Until I rant about books again,