Kazuo Ishiguro (Remains of the Day) 2. Daphne Du Maurier (Rebecca) 3. Rohinton Mistry (A Fine Balance) 4. Blake Crouch (Dark Matter) 5. Patrick Ness( A Monster Calls) 6. Gayle Forman (Just One day) 7. Keigo Higanshino (Salvation of a Saint) 8. Haruki Murakami (Sputnik Sweetheart) 9. Lisa Tuttle (Windhaven) … More Top Ten Tuesday: New to you authors from 2017
I don’t usually read books without going through the synopsis. But there are some books where I wish I did, and so, today I’ll talk about them. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card This is a pretty good sci-fi story, and there wouldn’t otherwise have been much of a problem with going through it’s … More T5W: Books to read without synopsis.
Since today’s top ten Tuesday is another freebie, I thought I’d do something really unique and original. Haha, I’m such a liar. So, let’s get to it. 1.The Great Dune Trilogy by Francis Herbert Herbert’s evocative, epic tales are set on the desert planet Arrakis, the focus for a complex political and military struggle with … More Top Ten Tuesday: Books recently added to my TBR.
Today’s T5W topic is books not set in or inspired by the Western world (i.e Western Europe and America). Here are my picks This book is set in a world inspired by the middle East. I recently read and loved it. This is another great book with a distinctly middle Eastern/Arab influence Cinder is set … More Top Five Wednesday: Books not set in/ inspired by the Western World.
The blogger’s at The Broke and the Bookish are currently taking a break, so this is a topic I’ve come up with myself. So let’s get started. So, that’s all I can think of right now. So, I guess today’s top ten is a top nine.
I’ve seen loads of people do this meme, and I thought I’d do it as well, as it looks like a good way to clear up your TBR. Go to your goodreads to-read shelf. Order on ascending date added. Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books Read the synopses of the books … More Down the TBR Hole #1
Note: These are books I’ve read in 2017, not necessarily 2017 releases. Also, these are in no particular order. This was such a beautiful read. Following a young blind girl and a Nazi youth during the World War 2, this was such a meaningful story, and the writing was beautiful. This follows a young black … More Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten best books you’ve read in 2017.