Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Top Ten Tuesday: Scared Of The Hype




Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week, we’re talking about hype. Some books are so popular and so universally loved that I’m scared to read them. What if I hate them and become the black sheep of the book world? Here are ten books I own but haven’t read yet because I’m too intimidated by the shrieking internet masses.



Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Top Ten Tuesday: Romance Books For Romance Haters




Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week, we’re talking about books outside my comfort zone. This is a hard topic because I don’t really have a comfort zone. If a book sounds interesting, I’ll read it, and I don’t see any harm in trying something new. You can always put down a book you don’t like and read something else. However, I’m not the biggest fan of romance-heavy books. The love lives of random people don’t interest me. My own love life doesn’t even interest me. I tend to avoid romance-focused books, but here are ten that have earned my “Does Not Suck” stamp.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Tropes



Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Today, we’re talking tropes. In literature, a trope is an overused plot device, stock character, idea, theme, or motif. Basically, they’re anything that’s done so frequently it’s become cliché. Writing school teaches us that clichés are always bad, but are they really? I don’t think so. Here are ten tropes I’ll happily read over and over (and over and over).