Top Ten Books that Surprised Me (In a Good or Bad Way)

 

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Top Ten Tuesday is an awesomely original weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish, and is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.

1. The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

The Book Thief Marcus Zusak


ABOUT:
A young girl who loves books, set in the backdrop of World War II and narrated by death? Check, check and CHECK. This should be right up my alley, surely?

SURPRISE: Umm… turns out, not. I feel like the only person on the planet who is not in love with this book. I didn’t go into it with any particular expectations but had basically never seen a poor review of this. While I enjoyed the story and its twists and turns, I was surprised that I never developed any kind of emotional connection with it or the characters.

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Top Ten Bookish People You Should Be Following on Twitter

 

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Top Ten Tuesday is an awesomely original weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish.

Hey, guys! So I’ve decided to participate in my first ever Top Ten Tuesday if you can believe it. I’m not a big meme person, but this is one I’ve really come to admire over the years because it seems so fun and creative, plus, LISTS. So, here goes nothing. 🙂 This week’s topic is ‘bookish people you should follow on Twitter/Instagram/Youtube/Snapchat/Facebook. I’m going to pick Twitter because it’s my favourite platform, and I’m going to split my post into two, my top five authors on twitter and my top bookish bloggers. Continue reading