Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books to Read If You Like…

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books to Read If You Like…

I'll be the first to admit this was not an easy Top Ten Tuesday for me because I don't read a lot of popular series. I struggled for a bit, considered recommending books based on Disney movies, considered making a list just about a genre or general topic, considered going with something relating to vampires, then finally ended up making a list with all different books (...well, plus one TV show)...
 
Cover Characteristics: Book Cover featuring Suitcases

Cover Characteristics: Book Cover featuring Suitcases

Isn't it funny how certain objects and topics are more common in certain genres? It seems that most book covers with suitcases and purses are chick lit and contemporary. Occasionally they're hopeful, inspiring, touching stories about a man's life and/or marriage going down the drain and how he changes as he picks himself back up in a genre that I'm not sure of (seriously, this describes two of my...
 
Book Review: The Selection (The Selection Book 1) by Kiera Cass

Book Review: The Selection (The Selection Book 1) by Kiera Cass

When America, a Five in her world where castes are everything and her caste often struggles to stay out of poverty, gets chosen for a chance to win the prince's hand in marriage, she's not just surprised, she's miserable because she already has her future planned out. But, with treason being her only other option, she leaves behind the guy she loves to compete with 34 other girls for a chance...
 
Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books on my Fall TBR

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books on my Fall TBR

This TTT topic could not have come at a more PERFECT time. I almost never plan my books ahead of time. I read whatever I feel like reading whenever I feel like reading it. I did plan books this month because I just so happen to be doing my own Series September Reading Challenge, but that's also the reason I now have a whole list of books I didn't get to read when I stumbled upon them the past few...
 
Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring Water

Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring Water

So this week's topic is water. Water? WATER? WATER??? Do you even know what this topic did to me?! There are even more book covers with water than there are with keys! There are covers with boats and mermaids and beaches and storms and my poor indecision-addled mind couldn't take it! Then I got all perfectionist about how cool it was that they were almost all blue, but the shades of blue didn't...
 
Book Review: Allegiant (Divergent Trilogy Book 3) by Veronica Roth

Book Review: Allegiant (Divergent Trilogy Book 3) by Veronica Roth

The truth has finally been exposed, but even that can't change the damage that's been done inside Tris's society, and things are just as dangerous and tense as they were before. But when Tris, Four, and their friends find out there's even more to the truth than they could've guessed, they know they have to do something about it, and their strength, loyalty, and love is put to the final...
 
Book Review: Insurgent (Divergent Trilogy Book 2) by Veronica Roth

Book Review: Insurgent (Divergent Trilogy Book 2) by Veronica Roth

Tris, Four, and their fellow Dauntless struggle to figure out what to do and to find a place where they fit in now that everything has changed within their society. There's a war brewing, more secrets are coming to light, lines between right and wrong are being blurred, and Tris has big decisions to make about whose side she's on and what's more important to her: loyalty or...
 
Book Review: Divergent (Divergent Trilogy Book 1) by Veronica Roth

Book Review: Divergent (Divergent Trilogy Book 1) by Veronica Roth

Tris lives in a society divided by five factions: Abnegation, Amity, Erudite, Candor, and Dauntless. But Tris has never felt like she quite fit in growing up in Abnegation, and, when her test results show that she's Divergent, meaning she has an aptitude for multiple factions, she begins to uncover secrets about her society, her faction, and even those closest to her that she never...