Tuesday, July 7, 2015

top ten tuesday: hype

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted over at The Broke and the Bookish, where there is a different themed list every week! This week's theme is "July 7: Top Ten Hyped Books I've Never Read." This one is pretty self explanatory, so I'll just get right to it!

1. A Song of Ice and Fire Series – George R.R. Martin– Admittedly, I did read the first book, A Game of Thrones, and I enjoyed it, but I never could make myself continue on with the series! I have all of them, I just haven't read them, and I don't really have any plans to in the immediate future.
2. Outlander – Diana Gabaldon– I know that this is also a huge series, but I tend to hear more hype about the first one, so that's the one I'm counting on this list. I have it on my nook, and I watched the first couple episodes of the show with the intention of reading it, I just never have gotten around to it!
3. Anything by Colleen Hoover – I have heard a literal endless amount of praise for so many of her books, but I have yet to read anything by her! I plan to remedy this at a soon-ish time, because I feel like I should jump on the bandwagon.
4. The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt – I've been seeing this one on the bestseller shelf in the bookstore for a super long time, and I've picked it up countless times, with the intention of buying and reading it, but I just never have!
5. The Girl on the Train – ^^^ same exact reason as the Goldfinch
6. The Mistborn Series – Brandon Sanderson – I haven't ever read anything by Brandon Sanderson, something that makes me ashamed, but I do possess the books in the Mistborn series, and I want to get to them soon. I have heard amazing things about them.
7. The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern – I have owned this book for almost two years now, and I really do want to read it, I just haven't gotten around to it yet! I've heard great things from friends and around the blogging sphere, so I am looking forward to the time I finally pick this one up.

There are many more that I haven't read yet, but those are the ones I can think of off the top of my head! What are some of your picks this week? Leave me a link to your post in the comments :)

xx
Sunny

9 comments:

  1. Some of these books that I haven't read are on my TBR pile. My TTT does overlap yours a bit. The Night Circus is lovely and I read those Game of Thrones books, the first three I think so long ago and obviously wasn't too impressed because I remember very little.

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    1. I really do want to get to the Night Circus soon!! I think I'm just so into the Game of Thrones TV show that reading the books feels like it would be overwhelming. Thanks for stopping by!

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  2. I've heard a lot about Goldfinch. I've loved the ones that I've read by Hoover.

    Thanks for sharing!
    Here's my TTT

    My $30 giveaway ends soon so check it out.

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  3. The Game of Thrones series is quite an intimidating one to start from scratch.

    (Here's my top ten)

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  4. I've just recently fell in love with Colleen Hoover's books, but they are SO good. So good. I hope you enjoy one when you finally get to read it! I can't wait to start The Girl on the Train. I've been waiting on it FOREVER!! :) Great list!

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  5. I haven't read A Game of Thrones series too and have no interest in reading it after I saw the pages! I've only read one book by Colleen Hoover, Maybe Someday, and it's really good :) Hope you try it someday!

    Tiffany @ The Bookish Thought

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  6. I've read the Goldfinch at that was OK, but not the best. And I put down The Girl on the Train quite soon after picking it up because the main character irritated me a lot. I definitely recommend the Mistborn Trilogy though. It's quite long, but it is incredibly well written and just amazing.

    Great list :)

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  7. The only thing on your list i've read is Colleen Hoover books. So, don't feel bad!
    But if you're going to try Colleen Hoover, I really loved Maybe Someday and Confess was good too. But i've also heard great things about Slammed (hoping to read that next)
    Olivia @ Fluttering Pages

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