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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I Really Want To Read But Don't Own Yet.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014





Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's theme is: Top Ten Books I Really Want To Read But Don't Own Yet.

After writing my list, I realised it might come across as a bit ranty towards the UK bookshops I frequent (Foyles and Waterstones). I love my bookshops but often only impulse buy from them, which isn't a problem. After all, what is the point of going into a bookshop if you don't browse all the shelves? Anyway, this is because my actual TBR list skews very American and has done ever since I got my first Full House book in Orlando, aged 7. Thought it best to add this disclaimer in case I catch flack from a bookseller!


Played by Liz Fichera - I really liked Hooked so I'm looking forward to reading the next in the series. I hope we get to hear about Fred and Ryan!

#scandal and The Book of Broken Hearts by Sarah Ockler - I just can't find copies of these in the UK. I think they're on Kindle but sometimes you just want the paperback. I have Fixing Delilah in hardback, and Twenty Boy Summer and Bittersweet in paperback, so I want to round out the collection.

The Cranes Dance by Meg Howrey - I love a ballet book but again haven't been able to find a paperback in a bookshop. Sure, I can get it from a seller on Amazon or whatever but I don't really like doing that. 

If I Lie by Corrine Jackson - I've had this on my list for a while but just never gotten around to purchasing it. 

For Darkness Shows The Stars by Diana Peterfreund - I WANT THIS SO BADLY! I even considered breaking my Book Depository rule to get it. I'll probably just have to wait until I cross the pond again. 

Quiet by Susan Cain - I'm pretty sure this book has made one of my TTT lists before and I still haven't got it. It's not even expensive anymore, I just always get distracted by the fiction in bookshops, which is terrible. 

We Are Called To Rise by Laura McBride - This was on my summer long list but I haven't even read half of the short list so buying books from the long list isn't an option at the moment. 

Jennifer, Gwyneth, and Me by Rachel Bertsche - I loved MWF Seeking BFF so I really want to read Rachel Bertsche's latest offering. 

Someday, Someday Maybe by Lauren Graham - Everyone said this is great. I've never seen a copy in my local Waterstones and a quick search tells me the only branch that has a copy is Cardiff. Helpful. 

Breathe, Annie, Breathe by Miranda Kenneally - I NEED the latest instalment in the Hundred Oaks series, obviously. This is actually next in the queue for when I next go Kindle book shopping (I won't hold my breath for the paperback to appear in shops - I don't think I've ever seen a Miranda Kenneally book in Waterstones or Foyles).  

8 comments

  1. I read '#scandal' and I really enjoyed it. I hope to read more books that the author has published. Here's my top: http://readingadd.blogspot.ro/2014/08/top-ten-tuesday-top-ten-books-crina.html

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    1. I liked Fixing Delilah best so I'd recommend that one first. Thanks for commenting!

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  2. I've read Played from Netgalley, but I think Hooked was a lot better. Hope you get yourself copies of all these soon! :D
    I have Open Road Summer on my list too! I can't believe I forgot to add Don't Look Back!! Slammed is absolutely amazing, so get yourself a copy now! Happy reading! :D
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    Signed Copy of Anna and the French Kiss Giveaway!

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    1. I really enjoyed Hooked-it's always good to see female golfers represented! Thanks for commenting!

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  3. There's a couple on here that are on my TBR but I'm not in a rush to read them, ones like If I Lie and Someday, Someday Maybe - they've had great reviews. #scandal was on my list, but I've seen quite a few negative reviews for it, so I started feeling a bit "meh" about it. Breathe, Annie, Breathe I've seen in a few places, and no matter how many times I've heard good things it just never grabbed me, the cover maybe? But I've seen SO MANY great things about it now, that I'm rethinking it!

    R x

    My TTT: http://confessionsofabookgeek.wordpress.com/2014/08/26/top-ten-tuesday-books-i-cant-wait-to-read-but-dont-own-yet/

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    1. Yeah, there's no way to even consider reading everything. I like Sarah Ockler's writing so I'll buy anything else she writes (unless it's out of my preferred genres). As for Annie, I'm invested in the series so have been waiting to read it for a while!

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  4. Aw. There are so many cool good on there. I need to add most of them to my to be read list. Maybe we can work something out so that we can exchange books so that you can get the copies you need.

    http://innerworkingsofthefemalemind.wordpress.com/

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    1. That's the danger with TTT - your TBR list just grows and grows!

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