Top 5 Tuesday: Funniest Characters

Hey, guys!
It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
This week I’ll the talking about the funniest bookish characters I can think of!

Apollo from the Trials of Apollo

Just about every character Rick Riordan has ever written about comes with a dashing sense of humor. His books made me laugh out loud more often than I can count.
One of the most hilarious characters is the God Apollo, who was cast out of Olympus and is now stuck in the body of an average teenager. You wouldn’t believe what Riordan has done so far with this!

The Weasly Twins from the Harry Potter books

You can’t talk about fun without naming the Weasly twins. Fred and George are the most famous pranksters of the Harry Potter universe. They are funny, adorable and I want to be best friends with them.

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Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5 covers of 2019

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It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
This week I’ll talk about my favorite covers of 2019!

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

I finally boarded the Leigh Bardugo fan ship. After binge-reading all of the Grishaverse books I can’t wait for more material from her. Although all the covers were beautifully designed, my favorite is King of Scars. It’s golden, it shimmers, it’s smooth, it’s almost hypnotizing.

I have a little confession to make: I have a new obsession. I am currently super into book subscription boxes. As, by now, I’ve accumulated quite a few of them, I also have some stunning new books to read. The boxes I ordered mostly contained special editions of the novels included (sometimes with sprayed edges), so that’s where I got all the following picks!

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

I am currently reading this book and can’t help but to marvel at it every single time I pick it up. The cover is shimmering and I love the color combination. My copy came with sprayed edges in the same petrol color the background of the cover is and the edges glitter. Yes, you read correctly there is glitter.

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Top 5 Tuesday: Series I need to finish

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It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
This week I’ll talk about some bookish series I absolutely need to finish!

Tomorrow When the War Began

I started with this amazing Australian series many years ago and read the first three books. Then other things got in the way and never continued with the remaining novels. It’s a shame ’cause the story is super intriguing. I will finish the series at some point. I just don’t know when that is.

The Folk of the Air

You have no idea how excited I am about Queen of Nothing, the final installment of Holly Black’s The Folk of the Air trilogy. It’s one of the most anticipated releases this year and it can’t come out soon enough. I devoured the first two books, so of course, I will finish the series!

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Top 5 Tuesday: books I don’t talk about enough

Hey, guys!
It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
This week was a bit of a challenge for me. 2019 has, so far, been the year where I am finally catching up with all the famous young adult books all the bloggers have been raving about for ages. So, almost everything I read this year gets talked about plenty. I had to dig a little deeper to find some material for this week’s T5T post and gather some books I don’t talk about enough!

The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman

You may know Philip Pullman as the author of the His Dark Materials trilogy which was adapted into a TV show set to be released this year.
Well, he also wrote the truly awesome Sally Lockhart novels. There are four books about this genius woman who happens to solve mysteries wherever she goes. The first two books were adapted into TV movies with Billie Piper in the leading role. I was heartbroken that the remain two books were never picked up.
Well, now that His Dark Materials gets another shot, maybe these books will also get some more attention.

The Kane Chronicles by Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan is a household name in the young adult genre. While his Percy Jackson books are usually the main center of attention, his Kane Chronicles trilogy is also amazing. The books are focused on Egyptian mythology which is something so very different than what you usually hear about. These books certainly deserve more love.

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Top 5 Tuesday: Dystopian

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It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
Today, we’ll talk about dystopian books. Let’s go!

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

I remember seeing the trailer for the adaptation of this book and thinking that I need to get my hands on the novel. Devoured is the accurate description of me going through the entire series.
Although I am not sure I would still as infatuated with the story now as I’m not a teenager anymore.
Actually, the review for The Hunger Games was one of the first things I ever posted on this very blog!

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Although the book had always been famous, it certainly gained new popularity when the TV show aired (we’re currently on season 3 on that front). The Handmaid’s Tale is chilling and extremely thought-provoking, so if you haven’t already, make sure to give this one a go!

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Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5 books under 300 pages

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It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
Today, I share my top 5 books with less than 300 pages!

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

A friend recommended the Netflix adaptation to me recently but I decided to check the book out first. Annihilation was such a chilling, fascinating and unsettling read.

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

I wrote an in-depth review on this one, so I’ll just say that this was one of the most atmospheric things I’ve read in a long time! Go ahead and give it a go!

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