Top Ten Tuesday : Spring TBR

My last TTT post was in January? Woah. How time flies. So, this week’s theme is quite simple, Ten Books on my Spring TBR. I don’t really do a monthly/seasonal TBR list so I will be sharing my top ten “priority” reads.

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A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab – The sequel of A Darker Shade of Magic series. Of course this is the first one on my priority TBR list. I’m so excited and terrified to read this one. Also, Schwab started writing the 3rd book.
Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas – The third book of the Throne of Glass series. I’ll be reading this with Joyce soon. I can’t wait to meet Chaol Westfall again.
Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs – The third and final book of the Miss Peregrine’s series. I’ve watched the movie trailer of Miss Peregrine’s Home for the Peculiar Children and it looks so awesome! What to expect? It’s with Tim Burton. I have some concerns though. I’m not the only one who’ve noticed the major changes and I really hope that it’ll not affect the whole story. I’m still excited to watch the movie on September.
Stars Above by Marissa Meyer – Collection of short stories of our beloved characters of The Lunar Chronicles. I just got my copy last week and I’m trying to control myself not to leave the one I’m reading right now.
Emotions by Arnulfo Cantarero – The author provided me a copy in exchange of an honest review. The story is intriguing and I want to read this because I haven’t read a lot of sci-fi books.

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Sunday’s on the Phone to Monday by Christine Reilly – I honestly don’t know what to expect from this book because I didn’t read the synopsis. I got a review request from the author and I agree because she’s so nice. Yep. There are some authors who cannot even include a simple “Hi” or “How are you?” on their email when sending a review request and it’s a minus for me. This book will be released on April 5 and I’ll be posting a review before the released date.
A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin – The third book from A Song of Ice and Fire series. I haven’t finished reading A Clash of Kings yet. I know! It’s been 6 months now. I’m still hoping to finish it this month. Ha!
All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr – I’ve been meaning to read this book for a while now and hopefully I’ll be able to read it this time.
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn – Gillian Flynn is one of my favorite Mystery/Thriller authors. Her stories are dark and so twisted that it will make you feel like you are also losing your mind like the characters on her books.
Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin – A historical fiction book set in 1956, Germany. I’ve just found out that this is a first book in a series. The sequel will be out later this year.

Have you read any from the books on my list? Feel free to share your TTT below. ♥


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Top Ten Tuesday : Top Ten Books That I Want To Have A Movie Adaptation

It’s a freebie week! It means we can pick a topic we want and I’ve decided to share my top ten favorite books that I would love to see on the big screen. But I have some rules : The movie adaptation MUST stick to the book and there have to be NO MAJOR CHANGES.

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1. Wonder by R.J. Palacio – Wonder is a very powerful book and I think it’d be great to have a movie adaptation of this book so those who are not into reading would also know the important message of it.
2. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins – Paris is one of my favorite places and that’s one of the reasons why i love this book. Plus Etienne St. Clair is hot! *smiling face with heart-shaped eyes*
3. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han – I love the family dynamic on this book aside from Lara Jean’s love letters. I’ve read that “the rights to Han’s book has been picked up by Will Smith’s production company Overbrook Entertainment.” (source) so I’m looking forward to this.
4. Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma – This book made me cry. It has a very sensitive topic and it’d be interesting to know the reactions of people who’ve watched it if there’s a movie adaptation.
5. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher – One of the very first YA novel I’ve read. This is a very inspirational book. Last year, I read a news that Netflix is negotiating to adapt this book into a series featuring Selena Gomez. Honestly, I’m not sure if i like it because I’m not a fan of Selena and I’d prefer a movie adaptation than tv series.

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6. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin – One of my favorite Fantasy/Paranormal series. Until now I can’t decide who can play as Noah Shaw if they’ll make a movie adaptation of this book.
7. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern – A brilliant book. Le Cirque des Rêves is one of the (fictional) places I want to visit.
8. Cinder by Marissa Meyer – A movie adaptation of The Lunar Chronicles would be awesome! I would love to see how Cinder and the other characters (especially Captain Thorne) would look like. Also the fighting scenes, Earth and Luna, hoverboards and spaceships, almost everything.
9. Angelfall by Susan Ee – I read this book last year and I totally enjoyed it. When I finished it, I looked up on the internet to check if there’s a film adaptation and it turned out that there were news back in 2012 about it. I’m not sure what happened so I hope they will still continue the production.
10. Every Day by David Levithan – A movie adaptation of Every Day is possible because most of Levithan’s books hit the big screen. Not as “famous” as the adaptations of John Green’s TFIOS or Paper Towns but I think Every Day has a very interesting and unique story.

So that’s it! Do you also want your favorite book to have a movie adaptation? Feel free to share you thoughts!


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Top Ten Tuesday : Top Ten Books I’ve Recently Added To My TBR

I’m adding books on my TBR list almost everyday even I still have like hundred unread books on my shelf. It’s normal, right? Please say it is. Thank you. For this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, I am going to share my top ten books that I’ve recently added on my never-ending TBR list.

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1. THESE BROKEN STARS by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
2. UPROOTED by Naomi Novik
3. BLACK-EYED SUSANS by Julia Heaberlin
4. WOLF BY WOLF by Ryan Graudin
5. THE GIRL AT MIDNIGHT by Melissa Grey

6. PASSENGER by Alexandra Bracken
7. FIND HER by Lisa Gardner
8. A CURIOUS TALE OF THE IN-BETWEEN by Lauren DeStefano
9. F*CK LOVE by Tarryn Fisher
10. NOVEMBER 9 by Colleen Hoover

I only have the first four so the rest are on my To-Buy list. What’s new on your TBR list? Also, let me know if you’ve read any from these books.


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Top Ten Tuesday : 2015 Releases I Meant To Get To But Didn’t

Hi guys! This is my first Top Ten Tuesday post for this year. Yey! So this week’s prompt is 2015 releases that I meant to read but didn’t. A lot of awesome books were released last year and I’m glad I was able to read some of them like All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven, The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins, Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, Winter by Marissa Meyer and A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab. But of course, there are still a lot of these awesome books that I meant to read/buy but sadly, I wasnt able to. Below is the top ten 2015 releases that I’ve included on my TBR for this year.

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Slasher Girls & Monster Boys by April Genevieve Tucholke
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
After You by Jojo Moyes

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
(Illustrated edition) by JK Rowling and Jim Kay
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
You by Caroline Kepnes

Since I wasn’t able to read these books last year, I included them on my TBR and To-Buy this year. The last three books on my top ten are my priorities because I have them already on my shelf and they’re just waiting for me to pick them up.

I’d love to know your top ten so comment your TTT link so I can check on them.


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Top Ten Tuesday : Top Ten Quotes I Loved

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November 17: Top Ten Quotes I Loved From Books I Read In The Past Year Or So

“I am haunted by humans.”

– The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.”

– All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

“Sometimes we get so sad about things and we don’t like to tell other people that we are sad about them. We would like to keep it a secret. Or sometimes, we are sad but we really don’t know why we are sad, so we say we aren’t sad but we really are.”

– The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

“We don’t even wish so much for fantastic or marvelous or outstanding. We will happily settle for okay, because most of the time, okay is enough.”

– Every Day by David Levithan

“What is an “instant” death anyway? How long is an instant? Is it one second? Ten? The pain of those seconds must have been awful as her heart burst and her lungs collapsed and there was no air and no blood to her brain and only raw panic. What the hell is instant? Nothing is instant. Instant rice takes five minutes, instant pudding an hour. I doubt that an instant of blinding pain feels particularly instantaneous.”

– Looking for Alaska by John Green

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Top Ten Tuesday : Top Ten Creepy/Scary Book Cover

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October 27: Halloween themed freebie — your choice (ie. 10 best ghost stories, 10 things that scare you in books, 10 literary Halloween costumes, 10 vampire novels, 10 books that WILL scare you, 10 non-scary books for Halloween, 10 scariest covers, etc.)

This week is a Freebie Week but of course it has something to do with Halloween! I chose to list my top ten books with creepy/scary cover. I haven’t read all of them but they are all on my TBR list.

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk
THE HOUSE OF DEAD MAIDS by Clare Dunkle
IT by Stephen King
ASYLUM by Madeleine Roux
bNIGHT OF THE LIVING DUMMY by R.L. Stine
THE EVOLUTION OF MARA DYER by Michelle Hodkin
MYSTERIOUS NEW MEXICO by Benjamin Radford
THE EXORCIST by William Peter Blatty
A CURIOUS TALE OF THE IN-BETWEEN by Lauren DeStefano

Have you read any from these? Feel free to comment below.

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Top Ten Tuesday : Ten Characters You Just Didn’t Click With

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September 1: Ten Characters You Just Didn’t Click With

Another interesting topic. Characters are one of the important things to me when reading a book. If I didn’t feel anything for the character, especially the main ones, it affects the way I read the book. Except if the storyline is exceptional. Here are the top ten (in no particular order) characters I couldn’t click with.

Juliette (Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi) This girl is powerful but she’s not using her powers good. I’ve only read Shatter Me.

Teresa and Thomas (The Maze Runner by James Dashner) These two. I just cannot connect with them and I cannot connect them together.

Gayle and Peeta (The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins) I am not Team Gayle or Team Peeta. I’m Team Katniss and Team Prim.

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Top Ten Tuesday : Top Ten Books That Would Be On Your Syllabus If You Taught…

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August 25: Top Ten Books That Would Be On Your Syllabus If You Taught X 101 (examples: YA fantasy 101, feminist literature 101, magic in YA 101, classic YA lit 101, world-building 101)

This week’s topic is interesting and it’s quite hard for me to choose just one syllabus so I’ve decided to choose two. These books are my favorites and I highly recommend them.

• Books on my syllabus “Badass Female Characters 101”

Divergent Series by Veronica Roth – Aside from Tris, there are also some badass chicks here who knows how to fight with their bare hands.
The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins – I adore Katniss’ love for her family and her determination. I am not Team Peeta or Team Gayle.
A Game of Thrones by George RR Martin – This is so far the only book I’ve read from the ASOIAF series and my favorites are Daenerys Targaryen, Arya Stark, and Osha.
Cinder by Marissa Meyer – A female cyborg who don’t really need a man to protect herself.
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak – Liesel is badass on her own way. She loves to read and write. Enough said.

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Top Ten Tuesday : Top Ten Of Your Auto-buy Authors

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August 18: Top Ten Of Your Auto-buy Authors (no matter the genre or what it’s about… you’ll buy it from these authors!). If you want to get specific you can break it into genre especially since I know we did this topic in 2013.

It’s been a while! I’m excited to share to you guys my top ten auto-buy authors (in no particular order).

Processed with VSCOcam with hb2 preset• Jennifer Niven – Right after reading All The Bright Places, I told myself that I will definitely buy her next books.
David Levithan – Became one of my favorite authors right after reading The Lover’s Dictionary in 2012. I’ve read Every Day, Every You Every Me, and Six Earlier Days (prequel of Every Day).
• Stephanie Perkins – I fell inlove with her writing style (and to Etienne St. Clair) when I finished reading Anna and the French Kiss. I’ve read also Lola and the Boy Next Door.
• Michelle Hodkin – The Mara Dyer trilogy is one of my favorites. I hope she wil still write something related with the trilogy.
• John Green – One of my favorite authors of all-time. I’ve read Looking for Alaska, TFIOS, Paper Towns, An Abundance of Katherines and Let It Snow. I’ve been wanting to read Will Grayson, Will Grayson for a long time now but I can’t still bring myself to read it. I’m not sure why.

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