Top 10 Tuesday – September 22nd, 2015

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Happy Tuesday, everyone! It’s time for another Top 10 Tuesday list. This is an original weekly blog meme created over at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week, there is a new bookish topic for bloggers to create a list about. If you want to know more about Top 10 Tuesday, click here!

This week’s topic is the top ten books on your fall TBR. This was a difficult list to make because my TBR is so massive. It was hard to choose which ones I want to read first since I am so eager to read them all. And I think I have also managed to come to the conclusion that I have a bit of a book-buying problem…but you can never have too many books! Right?

Anyway, though it was tough to choose just ten, here is a list of the books on my TBR that I am most excited to get to this season.

  1. Vicious by V.E. Schwab

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Frankly, I can’t believe that I haven’t read this novel yet. Or a Victoria Schwab novel in general, for that matter. I have been hearing so many wonderful things about her books, and I am interested to see what I think of them. Also, a comic-book style novel about super powered archenemies? Why has it taken me so long to get around to this?

  1. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

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If you couldn’t already tell from my recent posts, I have recently become a massive Gillian Flynn fan. I read Gone Girl earlier this year and I plan on starting Dark Places this month. So of course, this is also on the top of my TBR, and I would really like to get to it before the end of the year. Even though I run the risk of going into Gillian Flynn book withdrawal!

  1. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

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I’ve recently been making my way through the television series and I am completely hooked! This is a book series that I have been meaning to start for a while, and since I am enjoying the show, I’m even more eager to jump into the novels. I have a good feeling that I am going to love these stories.

  1. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

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This is yet another book that I have had on my list for a long time and I can’t believe I haven’t gotten to it yet. I have only ever heard extremely positive things about this novel, and it sounds like the perfect story for a nerd like me! This is definitely a high priority read on my TBR.

  1. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

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I have wanted to start the Throne of Glass series for a long time now, so I am determined to begin it this fall. This sounds like an incredible fantasy series and I think these stories will be right up my alley. I’d like to get caught up on it as soon as possible!

  1. The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh

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I’ve been really enjoying reading retellings lately, and this is one that I am looking forward to. It is based off of One Thousand and One Nights, which is story that I am not too familiar with, and the premise sounds so intriguing. This is another high priority read for me.

  1. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

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Flowers for Algernon was typically an option on the list of books we chose from for summer reading in school, and I always meant to get to it. But for some reason, I never chose it and I finished school without having read it; on top of that, my dad has been highly recommending this to me for a while now. I recently picked up a copy and I would like to get to it in the next few months.

  1. Cress by Marissa Meyer

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I began this series earlier this year and I am hoping to finish Cress up soon so I can read Winter when it is released. So of course this is on my TBR! I am absolutely loving this series, and I can’t wait to see where it goes and how it wraps up.

  1. A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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I’ve been working my way through the Sherlock Holmes novels, but so far I’ve only read two of the short story collections. I would like to give one of the standalone novels a try, and I figured I might as well start at the beginning. I’m excited to see how I like this and how the full novels compare to the short stories.

  1. The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

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This is a book that I took a bit of a risk on and purchased recently. I’ve read one of Maggie Stiefvater’s novels before and I was not a fan of it. However, I did like her writing style and I have been hearing a lot of great things about this series. This does sound like I story that I might end up really enjoying so I figured I would give it a try.

Let me know in the comments what books are at the top of your fall TBR!

-Ariana

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13 thoughts on “Top 10 Tuesday – September 22nd, 2015

    • I have a feeling I’m going to end up really liking The Raven Boys.
      I am only part way into season 2 of the show and I am already completely obsessed with Game of Thrones. I’m definitely starting the book as soon as possible! I can’t wait! 🙂

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      • I hope you like the GOT books. I’ve tried watching the shows but they don’t have the same hold on me like the books so I stopped watching after a while. I’ve yet to make it past episode 3 of Season 1.

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  1. Flowers for Algernon is one of my favorite books. I read the short story in school and finally got around to reading the novel much later in life. And it was fantastic. I hope you’ll love it.

    I can also say Ready Player One is fun.

    I will be intrigued to see what you think of the longer Holmes stories. I admit I prefer the short stories.

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    • I’m really looking forward to finally reading it. I’m sure that I will absolutely love it! I’m also so eager to get to Ready Player One; it sounds like it’s going to be such an enjoyable read.

      I’m very interested to see what they are like. I’ve always heard a lot of people say the same thing, that the short stories are the best, and I do have a feeling I’ll probably agree.

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