Top Ten Tuesday ~ My Ten Most Recent Reads

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.

Happy Tuesday everyone!! I hope your week has gotten off to a good start! Today’s Top Ten topic is My Ten Most Recent Reads. Easy Peasy! If I already wrote a review, you’ll find a link to it. If not, I’m sharing brief thoughts on it. I’m starting with my furtherst read and leading up to my most recent.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Check out my review HERE.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

It had been a long time since I’d read this book, but it was so good (and sad) to revisit it. It’s a great story to be enjoyed by children and adults alike.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

This was such a sweet romance between an unlikely couple. Ruthie and Teddy were total opposites but exactly what the other needed.

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Unfortunately I had such a hard time with this one. I was all into The Hobbit, but The Fellowship of the Ring didn’t hold my attention, and it sent me into a bit of a slump. I want to continue the series, but I’ll probably hold off for a bit.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

After the slump I found myself in with The Fellowship of the Ring, I struggled to find a book to suit me and pull me from my funk. And I began to crave something a bit dark…but not too dark. Huss pleased me in the past, so I gave her another shot, and she didn’t disappoint.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This was a great mix of sweet romance and suspense that all begins with one heartbreaking prologue!

Rating: 4 out of 5.

What can I say about this book? It was thrilling and so very gripping. My only problem was that I hate cheating, and this book was drenched in the worries and concerns and freak outs of being cheated on and that feeling was awful. But I was so engrossed I couldn’t put it down.

Rating: 3 out of 5.

This graphic novel just lacked any depth for me. Towards the very end it finally felt like it was getting somewhere, but it just took way too long for me. There are a lot of diverse characters, but I wanted their personalities, too.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

I am not at all a fan of starting a romance out on a lie, but RJ completely won me over! I also loved the homeschool rep and the fact that some stereotypes were addressed, although it also included some stereotypes (unsocialized – it’s out there but definitely not the norm).

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

This book just touched my heart between the service dogs and young Sam trying to deal with epilepsy while recently being abandoned by her mom. And that’s not even starting on the sweetness that is Jake taking care of Evie in more ways than one. So good!

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So, that’s my last 10 books. I read 4 contemporary romances, one romantic suspense, a dark romance, one thriller, one graphic novel, a children’s classic, and a fantasy classic. I’d say that’s a nice mix for me.

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Have you read any of these? Do you plan to? What were your last ten reads?

Happy Reading,

Alison

30 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday ~ My Ten Most Recent Reads

  1. Charlotte’s Web is such a wonderful story! I’m sorry Fellowship didn’t work for you, though – it’s probably my favorite of the trilogy. But they’re all good, in my opinion – so maybe this just means you’ll like one of the sequels better? I hope so.

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    • I hear some fans of The Hating Game aren’t enjoying it so much, but I made sure to go into it without trying to compare them and I enjoyed it a lot. Hope you do, too!!

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