Top 5 Tuesday: Summer Reads

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 tell you which books are on my reading list for this summer!

#1 Norwegian Wood

This book has been on my list for. so. long.
Look at the cover, it just has to be a perfect read for summer, right?

#2 Neverwhere

I’ve heard SO much about this and already got quite some bookish merch from several subscription boxes for Neverwhere. I really need to tackle it and it seems to be the perfect book for curling up at home when a typical summer-thunderstorm is passing by.

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Top 5 Tuesday: Opening Lines

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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 we’re talking about some great literary opening lines. I decided to a little topic within the topic and went with YA novels!

#1 Mockinjay

“I stare down at my shoes, watching as a fine layer of ash settles on the worn leather. This is where the bed I shared with my sister, Prim, stood.”

#2 The Book Thief

“First the colors.
Then the humans.
That’s usually how I see things.
Or at least, how I try.”

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Top 5 Tuesday: Worst Rulers

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.
Let’s talk about some terrible rulers to be found in literature!

#1 Joeffrey in ASOIAF

Was there ever a worse ruler than this one? Was there ever a literary character I hated more? No and no.

#2 Dolores Umbridge in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Dolores is one of the best literary villains in history. It’s really interesting how she is written and no matter how much JK Rowling has been annoying me in recent years, that was a good book. Dolores managed to pretty much ruin Hogwarts, so she definitely belongs on this list.

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Top 5 Tuesday: Cute Romances

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’s topic is a real challenge for me. As I don’t really read romance books, it’s not easy for me to come up with a list of 5 cute romance books. Well, after browsing a list of popular cute romance novels on Goodreads I realized that I actually did read quite some of those books!

#1 The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

This is the only John Green book I ever liked. I actually ended up hating everything else I read by him with the fire of a thousand sons. However, TFIOS was really pretty cute.

#2 Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda

I loved just everything about this book. Especially the music mentioned throughout went immediately to my current favorites playlist. The relationship that develops between Simon and the mysterious guy he has a correspondence with went straight to my heart.

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Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5 Series I want to start!

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.
After last week’s post about popular books I haven’t read yet, today I bring you some famous book series I also still need to get to!

#1 Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

How is it possible that a book series with Jack the Ripper in the title is out there and I haven’t read it yet?!

Stalking Jack the Ripper on Goodreads

#2 The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare

I still haven’t read anything by Cassandra Clare, although I always mean to pick up one of her books. This year, I will get to it!

The Mortal Instruments on Goodreads
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Top 5 Tuesday: TOP 5 Popular Books I haven’t read yet

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.
Today, I’ll talk about some pretty popular books (that regularly get mentioned by other T5T participants), I haven’t picked up yet, but definitely will. At some point. I swear.

#1 Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

I was sold on this book when I saw the cover art. Everybody except for me has already read it, so I’m super late to the party. It’s already on my e-reader, so I’ll get to it soon!

Aurora Rising on Goodreads

#2 The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

I binged the show, I read the original book. And I am beyond curious about this sequel!

The Testaments on Goodreads
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