Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, featuring a different top 10 theme each week. This week’s topic is Top Ten Books Ten Books I Really Love But Feel Like I Haven’t Talked About Enough/In A While.
Hmmm. I guess that rules out Outlander! 🙂
Here are a bunch of books that I do really love, but don’t seem to have included on any of my lists in a while:
1) Kindred by Octavia Butler: A powerful tale of time travel, set in the 1970s and the antebellum South.
2) All Men of Genius by Lev AC Rosen: A clever, funny, fast-paced steampunk comedy.
3) Alive in Necropolis by Doug Dorst: Set in a graveyard, with cops and ghosts. Unique, to say the least.
4) 11/22/63 by Stephen King: Another time-travel masterpiece.
5) The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker: Such a beautiful story (here’s my review).
6) The Night Strangers by Chris Bohjalian: One of the spookiest ghost stories I’ve ever read.
7) My Year of Meats by Ruth Ozeki: A book about a Japanese TV show sponsored by the American beef industry? Yes, the topic sounds odd, but it’s an incredible book.
8) Deerskin by Robin McKinley: A fairy tale that’s dark and disturbing; not a children’s book.
9) The Mystery of Grace by Charles de Lint: Another ghost story, this one about love and connections.
10) Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn: Word lovers unite! If you enjoy clever word play, you can’t miss with this book.
What books made your list this week? Please share your links!
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