Top Ten Tuesday (38)

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It’s Top 10 Tuesday (hosted at The Broke and the Bookish) and the topic is:

Top Ten Books in X Genre

So this post started a long and winding conversation with Loren and I about genres and the subcategories within YA. I won’t bore you with the details, but let me just say trying to come up with parameters about what makes a book fit in x category is both a science and an art.

I decided to go off the beaten path and do a subgenre that I absolutely love. I’ve lovingly called it ‘tough issues’.  This is basically anything that is going to make you cry: death, mental illness, abuse, etc.  I know so many people are turned off by books like this, but I am drawn to them.  The more emotion and tears the better.

Loren decided to go with Supernatural (probably because she is joining the fandom and binge watching Supernatural over spring break!)

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Stacking the Shelves (31)

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Stacking The Shelves, hosted by Tynga’s Reviews, is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

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Top Ten Tuesday (37)

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It’s Top 10 Tuesday (hosted at The Broke and the Bookish) and the topic is:

Top Ten Popular Authors I’ve Never Read

This was surprisingly hard, because I’ve read so many books in the last couple of years.  However, I was able to come up with ten (actually 15, but I cut it down) that have escaped my reading list thus far.

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