Top 5 Tuesday: Mind-Blowing Mysteries/Thrillers

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It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
Let’s check out some thrillers and mystery books!

#1 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo:

This was such a fascinating thriller! I actually gobbled up the entire Millenium series within days. Lisbeth Salander is such a bad-ass character, I just couldn’t stop reading. The story was fascinating and peppered with plot-twist I certainly didn’t see coming!

#2 Gone Girl:

So, this book wasn’t one of my favorites but I know it’s wildly popular. Although I had my issues with the story, it certainly had some interesting and unexpected moments!

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Top 5 Tuesday: Books I predict will be 5 stars

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It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
For today’s topic, I’ll take a look at my tbr-pile and see which books I suspect to be amazing!

#1 Six of Crows:

I still haven’t read anything by Leigh Bardugo. Shame on me! However, I already bought all of her books and am excited to finally get started. From everything I’ve heard about Six of Crows so far (and what I gathered from tumblr), I am quite certain that I’ll love the book!

#2 Skyward:

This book made it onto my tbr-pile simply because of the stunning cover. It keeps getting named for various T5T themes, so I’m familiar with the synopsis by now. It’s right down my alley, so there’s no way that I’ll not rate this 5 stars!

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Top 5 Tuesday: Romantic Reads

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It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
Romantic Reads are a bit of a challenge for me, as I’m not a huge romance reader. Anyways, let’s make this work!

#1 Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda:

I know this is not exactly a new book, however, I only got around reading it recently. If this is not one of the cutest love stories ever, then I honestly don’t know. It’s just the kind of book you really want to hug. Simon mailing back and worth with blue and finally discovering his identity was an amazing read. Favorite love story ever!

#2 Heartless:

Another book I only recently picked up. You might have figured out by now that I like Marissa Meyer’s novels. With Heartless I had no idea what to expect but I found one of my favorite couples ever. Catherine is super relatable and I’d love to have a guy like Jest in my life!

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Top 5 Tuesday: Books set in Space

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It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
This week, I’ll share some great space-themed books with you!

#1 The Martian:

This was the first thing I thought of when I read this week’s topic! The Martian is the super fascinating tale of an astronaut who is left behind on Mars and has to survive on his own. There’s also a really good movie adaptation starring Matt Damon!

#2 The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Galaxy:

In terms of all-time favorite space stuff, The Hitchhicker’s Guide to Galaxy needs to be mentioned. There’s a reason Douglas Adams’ novels are so famous. I love his humor, the book is hilarious!

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Top 5 Tuesday: Fictional Friendships

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It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
This week all introduce you to my favorite bookish besties!

#1 The Illyrian Babies in the ACOTAR-Series:

Rhy, Cassian, and Azriel. Not only are they amazing characters on their own, they also have this brilliant friendship. Everything about them gives me a fluffy warm feeling in my ovaries.

#2 Ron, Hermione and Harry from the Harry Potter books:

They are top-notch friendship goals. Not only do I love the fact that every one of them brings something different to the table but they still are a great match. I also recognize myself a lot in Hermione and really wish I had friends like that!

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Top 5 Tuesday: Books set in Austria

Hey, guys!
It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
This week we get to pick five books that are set in the country we live in. For me, that’s Austria!

#1 The Third Man by Graham Greene:

This is an absolute classic and it’s closely intertwined with the history of the city Vienna. That’s exactly where I live and it’s amazing to read about places you can still go to today. There’s even a Third Man Museum here in Vienna!

#2 The Tin Princess by Philip Pullman:

I have to admit, this is a bit of a cheat. Technically, The Tin Princess is not set in Austria but in the fictional country of Razkavia. However, Razkavia is kind of modeled after Austria and it’s a great book. So I’m totally counting that one!

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