Top Ten Books I’ve Read in One Sitting

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I LOVE reading books in one sitting. If I like a book I want to devour it. If I don’t like a book (or I like it but the subject matter is upsetting) I’m desperate to get it over with. Here are ten of my favorite books I’ve read in one sitting or almost in one sitting (like throughout a day). From books I read during read-a-thons to reading Harry Potter sitting next to my best friend from high school, I think I like each of these books more because of my ability to read them quickly. Do you like reading a book in one sitting or do you prefer to savor a book over a longer period of time?

Thanks to The Broke and the Bookish for hosting this weekly book meme!

Top Ten Books on my Spring TBR

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So glad to have Top Ten Tuesday back! There are so many great books coming out this year that I’m excited to read. I’m going to see Angie Thomas talk about her new book¬†The Hate U Give¬†at Books of Wonder this Thursday, so that will probably be the first one to knock of the list. I was so so thrilled to see it debut at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list last week! What books are you excited to read this spring? Continue reading

Ten Books I Loved More than I Thought I Would

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I always *hope* that I love a book when I start reading. But sometimes, whether its an ARC sent to me, a rec from a friend that I can’t turn down, or something assigned for class, I’m a little skeptical of how much I will enjoy a story. Also sometimes books seem like they are going to seem way too sad for me. These ten books are books I thought I’d like but ended up loving. Hopefully there will be many more books to add to this list in the years to come! Continue reading

Top Ten Friends First Romances

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Happy Valentine’s Day! In case you haven’t notices, I LOVE romances. I love reading them. I love writing them. There are very few “tropes” within romance that I don’t like, but one of my absolute favorites is when friends fall in love. Maybe this is a little spoilery, but here are ten books about romances between friends that I adore. Whether you like romance or hate it, whether you are currently in love or single, I hope you have a lovely day. Hit me with your favorite literary romances, friends first or otherwise! Continue reading

Ten YA Books that don’t *need* more smooching

Happy Tuesday, friends. I struggled with this week’s topic. Because I’m generally a fan of anything and everything romantic, I thought I’d write about books that could have used more smooching. I know a lot of people wish YA didn’t have as much romance (if you are such a person here is a list for you), but I’m the opposite. If I feel a little meh about a book, usually I think there could have been more romance or more specifically more smooching. But it felt really mean to call out those books, so instead here are ten deeply romantic YA books that don’t *need* more smooching – however I wouldn’t complain if they did have more because I’m so in love with the characters! Long live romance! And have great weeks everyone! Continue reading

Top Ten Favorite Signs from The Women’s March

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On Saturday, we marched. Well, I stood. There were too many people in DC to actually, you know, move. But it was amazing. A sea of pink hats. It was wonderful to spend the day with my friends from New York, my mother, and the many inspiring and motivated women I met at the march. Since this week is a Freebie for Top Ten Tuesday, I thought I’d share some of my favorite signs from the day. Most are bookish! All are amazing! Enjoy and rest up for the next fight!

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear what do you see? I see a highly unqualified Secretary of Education nominee!

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Ten Underrated/Hidden Gem Books I’ve Read In The Past Year Or So

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Happy Tuesday! It was hard for me to decide how to make up this list list. There are definitely some books on the list that aren’t hidden or underrated – although I do think they all deserved more attention! I picked books from my goodreads published in 2015 or 2016 with fewer than 1,000 ratings. Have you read any of my “underrated” gems? Do you agree with me? Continue reading