Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme which I take part in occasionally. It’s a great meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish blog. Every week a new topic is presented. It’s not only fun to think about my list, but to read what other people come up with!
This week we’re talking about the books recommended to us.
- Most are books I’ve bought already,
- Most are books from authors I haven’t read yet and
- Most are recommendations from blogs I regularly read because we read a lot of the same kinds of books.
1. The Magicians series by Lev Grossman—Mogsy from Bibliosanctum wrote a review of the third book which makes me want to read these even though she didn’t like the first book nearly as much.
4. His Majesty’s Dragon (Temeraire series) by Naomi Novik–And another highly recommended book. I think Lark @ The Bookwyrm’s Hoard was the first blogger to mention this book to me. She gave the book 5 stars.
5. Underground by Kat Richardson (and the whole Greywalker series)–recommended by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer as a series I would like. I’ve read the first two books in the series and liked them a lot. Kimba gave this book 5 stars.
6. Memory Zero by Keri Arthur (and others in the Spook Squad series)–recommended by Lark @ The Bookwyrm’s Hoard
7. Cress by Marissa Meyer–This series is very popular, recommended by many bloggers and I’ve read the first two books and like them a lot.
8. Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie–This book won the Hugo, Nebula, British Science Fiction, Locus and Arthur C. Clarke Awards for 2013. Nathan @ Fantasy Book Barn gave this book 5 stars.
9. The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs–recommended by Lark @ The Bookwyrm’s Hoard