Amanda’s Top Ten Tuesday – 2019 Discoveries

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Each week we talk about our top ten with a different topic provided by Jana. This week’s topic is top ten – Bookish discoveries I made in 2019

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I made many bookish discoveries this year. From audiobooks to BookTube, my reading life has changed for the better. This week though, I’ll be talking about five books I discovered through Book Twitter and five books I discovered through BookTube.

BookTube Books:

A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro (via Blonde with a Book)

The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman (via Princess of Paperback)

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig (via Aphrodite Reads)

The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis (via Chelsea Dolling Reads)

Red Sister by Mark Lawrence (via Thoughts on Tomes)

Book Twitter Books:

Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody

Let’s Call it a Doomsday by Katie Henry

Red, White, & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

Beartown by Fredrik Backman

These are just a handful of the incredible books I’ve discovered this year thanks to the wonderful creators on BookTube and the amazing friends I’ve made on book twitter. What bookish discoveries have you made in 2019? Let me know in the comments!

Keep on reading lovelies, Amanda.

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Amanda’s Top Ten Tuesday – Anticipated Releases

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Each week we talk about our top ten with a different topic provided by Jana. This week’s topic is top ten – Most anticipated releases for the first half of 2020

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21 January
The Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson

3 March
Wicked As You Wish by Rin Chupeco

28 January
House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas

3 March
Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare

7 April
The Serpents Curse by Lisa Maxwell

7 April
Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi

30 April
The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence

5 May
Lobizona by Romina Garber

14 May
Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

19 May
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

These are just some of the new releases I’m anticipating in the first half of 2020. You can find the full list here. What books have you excited for their release? Let me know in the comments!

Keep on reading lovelies, Amanda.

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Amanda’s Top Ten Tuesday – 2019 Favorites

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Each week we talk about our top ten with a different topic provided by Jana. This week’s topic is top ten – Favorite books of 2019

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I have so many, so I’m literally going to make this list off the top of my head as I write this post. These books are in no particular order, just the order I thought of them. So, here goes.

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

The Toll by Neal Shusterman

Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zentner

Jane Anonymous by Larie Faria Stolarz

All Our Broken Pieces by L.C. Crichton

The Last True Poet’s of the Sea by Julia Drake

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman

Let’s Call it a Doomsday by Katie Henry

Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro

I know I’m probably forgetting a really obvious book that I loved, but these are the books that popped into my head. What are your favorites?

Keep on reading lovelies, Amanda.

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Amanda’s Top Ten Tuesday – Under the Tree

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Each week we talk about our top ten with a different topic provided by Jana. This week’s topic is top ten – Books I hope to find under the tree

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Now Entering Addamsville by Francesca Zappia

A Winter’s Promise by Christelle Dabos

Stone Cold Touch by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Great Goddesses by Nikita Gil

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

The Beholder by Anna Bright

Paper Girls Volume Two by Brian K. Vaughan & Cliff Chiang

The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White

Here’s a few of the many possibilities I’d love to see wrapped under my Christmas tree this holiday season! What books are you hoping to get this year?

Keep on reading lovelies, Amanda.

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Amanda’s Top Ten Tuesday – Winter TBR

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Each week we talk about our top ten with a different topic provided by Jana. This week’s topic is top ten – Winter TBR

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The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

These Divided Shores by Sara Raasch

An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson

This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada

The Last to Let Go by Amber Smith

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld

Hopefully I can manage to actually complete this seasonal TBR unlike the last few hah! What’s on your winter TBR?

Keep on reading lovelies, Amanda.

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Amanda’s Top Ten Tuesday – Freebie

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Each week we talk about our top ten with a different topic provided by Jana. This week’s topic is top ten – Freebie. I’m goig to talk about ten books I bought at the recommendation of others and still haven’t read.

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The Lovely War by Julie Berry

Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah

Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada

Nice Try, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke

Onyx & Ivory by Mindee Arnett

These are just a few of the books I’ve bought at the recommendation of those I trust in the online bookish community, but for some reason still haven’t read. What did you do for top ten tuesday this week? What books have you bought and haven’t read?

Keep on reading lovelies, Amanda.

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Amanda’s Top Ten Tuesday – Holiday Reads

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Each week we talk about our top ten with a different topic provided by Jana. This week’s topic is top ten – Holiday Reads (Books you love to read in the holiday season). I’m going to list the books I plan to read this holiday season instead.

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The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

One Day in December by Josie Silver

Let it Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle

A Kiss in Time by Alex Flinn

The Burning Shadow by Jennifer L. Armentrout

The Next Always by Nora Roberts

The Renegade Hunter by Lynsay Sands

That’s all I have for you this week friends. I don’t have many holiday-themed books, but love me some romance during the holiday season.