Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish, where bloggers come up with their TTT Lists on different subjects.
week we’re talking books on my Fall (or Autumn, as we call it in the UK) To-Be-Read list. I’m usually pretty bad at keeping to my TBR lists, but most are these are hugely anticipated by me, so I’ll be sure to make time for all of them!
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Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish, where bloggers come up with their TTT Lists on different questions.
This week we’re talking books I wish had sequels…I could only come up with seven, because a lot of the books I love HAVE had sequels (which is a really, REALLY great thing!) and usually I’m 10/10, but here’s my 7 that I wish had more!
1. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
This beginning, in the biology class, was just the perfect start to a novel. I loved how the characters were introduced and how the romance blossomed between Nora and Patch, though started so sourly.
2. The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
I adored this series, but book one will always be my favourite. The start to this was just a lovely beginning to a sweet, summer read.
3. Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard
It all began with the summer those few years back that Alison DiLaurentis disappeared…then there’s that first text from -A. This beginning really got me interested in the series since watching the show.
4. Ink by Amanda Sun
It was an interesting start to the Japanese-based book, a start like no other, that delved straight into the storyworld. Loved it.
5. Something Like Fate by Susane Colasanti
I just finished this a day or so back, and loved the ending. It tied everything up so neatly and the way I would’ve hoped for. Perfect book with a perfect ending.
6. Glass Houses by Rachel Caine
I longed for Claire to find somewhere she belonged, and in the end of the first novel, she has sort of found a place she can relate and belong with her new friends. Yay.
7.The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
I loved the beginning and sort of the ending with this one. It was an all round amazing book, filled with action and adventure.
8. The Struggle by L J Smith
I know L J Smith doesn’t write the Vampire Diaries series anymore, and that it’s a ghost writer, but when she wrote them, she ruled.
9. Dare You To by Katie McGarry
Everything was summed up perfectly and tied with a bow. It was such a powerful book, with immense characters. Adored it.
10. The Camp by Karice Bolton
One of my favourite YA reads of this year, with an amazing plot and incredible characters. The ending fitted like a jigsaw puzzle complete.
meme created at The Broke and the Bookish, where bloggers come up
with their Top Ten Lists on different questions/subjects.
This week we’re talking about Authors who deserve more recognition. There are tons of amazing Authors out there that deserve a whole lot more of recognition than they get, but these are the ten that I think could definitely be the author of your next favourite book…if you haven’t heard of them/picked their novel up, that is. Onwards!
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Okay, so this is my first “Top Ten Tuesday” post! How exciting! I love all the lists over at The Broke and the Bookish so I couldn’t wait to participate when I saw all the awesome things you get to do!
So, I decided that seen as it’s “freebie” Tuesday, I would write my Top Ten list on my favourite YA Female Heroine’s/Lead Characters! There are so many to choose from on my bookshelf, so onwards with the list…
1. Nora Grey from Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick.
Even though she is a typical dramatic, worry-about-my-grades kind of heroine in High School, she does still kick ass in the series…whilst having an angelic boyfriend and biological father who runs an army of Nephilim and who is practically evil straight up.
2. Hazel Grace from The Fault in our Stars by John Green.
Hazel isn’t just a teenager, she’s a sick teenager; one who has overcome so much and goes through a whole host of new problems and heartbreak in this incredible book. She’s brave and witty, though smart and heroic. Probably the least selfish female character I’ve read about.
3. Claire Danvers from Glass Houses by Rachel Caine.
A+ Student Claire is naïve, yet feisty and skilled. Going to college in a town crawling with Vampires and things that go bump in the night is sure to put a shiver down anyone’s spine, but not Claire–she’s even living with a Vampire and has a crazy Vamp as her boss…so definitely a good heroine.
4. Clary Fray from City of Bones by Cassandra Clare.
Need I say more? She’s training to be a Shadowhunter, learning there’s a whole other world that reflects our own, whilst still managing to fall in love in the process.
5. Mia from If I Stay by Gayle Forman.
Imagine watching as your whole world crumbles beneath you, and there’s nothing you can do…Mia goes through all this, and still goes on. I was blown away by how courageous Mia was and how much her story proved that even if your whole world is gone, how something can still carry you through at the end of it all. Like music, in Mia’s case.
6. Evie from Paranormalcy by Kiersten White.
Living in a world of paranormal people (mermaids, vampires, you know; the usual) Evie is of the humorous-kind of heroine, and I found myself liking her because she wasn’t “unrealistic” of a lead character.
7. Lena from Delirium by Lauren Oliver.
Lena lives in a world where you are given a cure for Love. One; props to Ms. Oliver for the 5* star plot, and Two; Lena is so poetic and even though she’s not “gifted” in any way, it seems as though she knows Love is not a disease and is something rare and special, a point that ages her beyond her years.
8. Alison DiLaurentis from Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard.
She’s dead, supposedly, and still, everyone who knew her is still plagued by her memory and all the bad things she did. Though, Ali wasn’t all bad. She had these four friends who adored her and worshipped the ground she walked on. Alison had the most complicated, wreck of a life, but kept it bottled up inside whilst she terrorised her High School as the Queen of Mean. But she still rules.
9. Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
Okay, book-Katniss was a little clueless when it came to things, or maybe not “clueless” as such, but a little naïve. But that doesn’t mean she was all bad, she was a pretty strong character with bravery and courage to stand up and take the fall for her sister.
10. Luce Price from Fallen by Lauren Kate.
She was all part of some master plan that the universe had planned for her, and that every life she would meet this handsome stranger who she would literally die for. Luce was pretty likeable, and she had an independent voice that was quite deep and interesting.
And there we have it! My lovely Top Ten list of the Best YA Female Heroine’s/Lead Characters! I can’t wait to participate next week, too. This was so much fun! 🙂