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TTT: Ten Books I Meant To Read In 2017 But Didn’t Get To

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week is the last week that Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish and I just want to thank them for hosting for so long. It really is a commitment and I’ll always be grateful to them for introducing me to so many blogs and in turn, so many books. Thank you ladies!

This post is quite difficult for me because 2017 was such a poor reading year. The pile of books that I meant to read but didn’t quite get to looks in danger of toppling over. Still, I”ll try to include only the books that I really, really meant to read, but never quite got around to.

Hopefully, that will also act as a reminder to get to them at least in 2018!

Ten Underrated Books That I’ve Read In The Past Year Or So

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. For this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, it’s all about underrated or hidden gems that we’ve read within the last year or so.

Some of these are pretty popular among book bloggers, but I am surprised how these books are not on the bestseller lists in India where I live.

Lady Midnight

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I’ve tried and tried and tried to read something a little serious this summer, but I don’t know what’s happened to me this summer, but I suddenly seem to have developed the attention span of a toddler.

What with the onset of summer holidays, weekends horse-riding with Piglet, raising a new pup (yes! Follow my instagram for some puppygrams), and general laziness, I’ve just not thought through my reading too much, and have slightly relaxed blogging diligently about every book I read.

Anyway, coming back to the point of this post, which is to rave about Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare. This book had me reading compulsively late into the night.

Top Ten Tuesdays: Top Recent Reads

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Today, the bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish have asked us to list our recent 5-star reads.

Since I rarely classify books as 5-stars, let’s face it, no book is perfect, I am instead going to list the top ten books I read and loved recently.

Teaser Tuesdays: City of Bones

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I've been reading this book all weekend, and it's pretty addictive and enjoyable. I particularly enjoy the references to Indian mythology and history scattered throughout. "It's a chakhram," said Jace, looking up as Clary came into the room. "A Sikh weapon. You whirl it around your index finger before releasing it. They're rare and hard to use. ~ ...

Top Ten Tuesdays: Popular Authors I’ve Never Read

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Today, the bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish have asked us to list the Top Ten Popular Authors We've Never Read. This is an interesting meme, and I am sure I could easily make more than 10. I tend to not read trending books, or hugely popular ones, not because of snobbery, but when I ...