Top Ten Tuesday (67)

June 10, 2014 Top Ten Tuesday 20

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Well, I must admit… this year has been full of a lot more forgettable books than year at this time. It’s probably due to the fact that I have read far less this year than the same time last year as well. THAT being said, I have read some PHENOMENAL books so far and strangely enough, quite a few of them are contemporary! In fact that is that what I am most wanting to read right now πŸ™‚

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1. The Art of Lainey by Paula Stokes
*Now this is just slightly funny to be… I am in LOVE with this book and I originally had zero interest in reading it. Then I started to think maybe I would read it, and THEN I won it in the YASH giveaway and THANK GOD! This is now, by far, one of my favorite reads of the year and I cannot sing its praises enough (look out for my review this week!!)*

2. My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
*It took me so long to read this one and OH! when I did πŸ™‚ I am just in love with this story, and the Garretts and the romance and the whole entire thing. The end.

3. The Summer I Found You by Jolene Perry
*This one took me by surprise, and I just adored it. I can’t explain it, and I didn’t well in my review either but I just adore it and the romance and it was one of those lovely, unexpected reads of the year.*

4. & 7. Dark Lover & Lover Eternal by J.R. Ward
*I can’t believe I took so long to read this series (and I need to keep going soon!), I’m in love with all things Black Dagger Brotherhood. In. Love.*

5. Lamb to the Slaughter by Karen Ann Hopkins
*I adored Karen’s writing as a whole but this one blew me away. It’s a fantastic start to a new Amish mystery series and it’s SO FREAKING GOOD!*

6. The Opportunist by Tarryn Fisher
*If Betty had never posted her review for this, it probably would have been forever off my radar and what a shame that would have been. This is JUST my type of book. Obsession type love, twists, shocking secrets and deception. Yes please!*

8. Witchstruck by Victoria Lamb
*Again, another pleasant surprise. I love historical, paranormal fiction and I hadn’t read anything in the Tudor era prior to this. I was thrilled by Witchstruck and cannot wait to continue the series.*

9. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
*Must I really talk about this one? It took me forever to read this and it’s shocking to me that it did. I swoon for this series.*

10. Hexed by Michelle Krys
*This is a recent read and another fabulous one. I love the snark, the plot and Michelle Krys’ writing… blown away by this debut!!*

And there you have it! What books have you loved so far this year? Link up!!


20 Responses to “Top Ten Tuesday (67)”

  1. Sarah Ellis

    YAY!!! BLACK DAGGER BROTHERHOOD!!! πŸ™‚ I love BDB. I just have one last book in the series and I’ve been holding off because I’m not ready for it to be over πŸ™ #3 was and still is my very favorite of all the ones I’ve read.

    • Lauren

      OH yes, I am on number three next πŸ™‚ isn’t that the worst feeling ever when there is only one book left πŸ™ I hate that too lol. Especially with a series like this because after so many books you are REALLY invested in it!

    • Lauren

      Agreed, it does feel right for the summer! Oh my gosh, I hope you love BDB, but I’m sure you will lol. It’s just … wow… totally sucked me in.

    • Lauren

      OH MY GOSH! That’s amazing <3 I need to stay away from the internet until I read Siege and Storm and Ruin & Rising quickly ahha.

    • Lauren

      Gosh, it’s SOOO good right! I need to dive back into the third book as soon as I catch up on my review books. I’ve been delaying it because the first two were all consuming and I’m assuming that the rest will be like that also πŸ˜›

    • Lauren

      Hehe, I cannot wait to pick up Siege and Storm again. I really felt like this was one of those series that I won’t be able to wait for, so I had to put it down πŸ˜› OMG, I hope you read Lainey and MLND… they both BLEW me away, total schockers but amazing πŸ™‚ Witchstruck is excellent, I really like historical paranormal fiction lately and this was perfect!

    • Lauren

      It was so adorable right?! Contemporary has been so surprising lately. I’ve definitely been giving it more of a spot on my TBR and it’s paying off πŸ™‚

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