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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Favorites I Haven't Mentioned Recently

Hosted by the ladies over at The Broke and the Bookish.

Just Listen
1. Just Listen by Sarah Dessen (YA contemporary)
I love all of Dessen's books, but this is my favorite by far.  Annabel's story really resonates with me and Owen is just wonderful.

England's Perfect Hero (Lessons in Love, #3)
2. England's Perfect Hero by Suzanne Enoch (historical romance)
The third in a trilogy, but can easily be read as a stand-alone.  I loved the character of Robert and how Lucinda helped him deal with his PTSD.

Tigers and Devils (Tigers and Devils #1)
3. Tigers and Devils by Sean Kennedy (M/M contemporary)
A great introduction to male/male romances.  This is a very sweet story of an Australian Rules football player and the film festival director he fell for.

Across a Star-Swept Sea (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #2)
4. Across a Star-Swept Sea by Diana Peterfreund (YA science fiction)
A fabulous retelling of The Scarlet Pimpernel with a teenage girl as the one who rescues others.

Games of Command
5. Games of Command by Linnea Sinclair (science fiction romance)
I don't read a ton of sci-fi, but I adore this book, mostly because of the hero who is a cyborg who is in love with his mortal enemy.

Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs (Jane Jameson, #1)
6. Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs by Molly Harper (paranormal romance)
A hilarious vampire romance with a children's librarian who is turned after getting mistaken for a deer and shot by drunk.

Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1)
7. Across the Universe by Beth Revis (YA science fiction)
The first in a beautiful and thought-provoking trilogy about a girl who is awoken from a frozen sleep on a spaceship early.

Dance With Me
8. Dance With Me by Heidi Cullinan (M/M contemporary)
Cullinan is one of my favorite male/male authors and this was my first experience with her writing.  I loved the characterization of Laurie, the ostracized dancer, and Ed, an injured semi-pro football player.

Flat-Out Love (Flat-Out Love, #1)
9. Flat-Out Love by Jessica Park (NA contemporary)
My first New Adult romance!  I loved the heroine and all the twists and turns in the plot.

Poison Study (Study, #1)
10. Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder (YA fantasy)
A well-developed and beautiful story about a prisoner turned food taster who becomes a major part of her country's revolution.


  1. Across the Universe was so good - the entire series! Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs sounds hilarious! :)

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    1. Nice Girls is a lot of fun. I highly recommend listening to the audiobook if you can. The narrator really gets Molly Harper's sense of humor.

  2. I adore Across a Star-Swept Sea! It's the BEST Scarlet Pimpernel retelling I've ever read. I still need to read Just Listen. And I've really been wanting to try Suzanne Enoch's books, but I haven't gotten there yet.

    1. Quinn, you would LOVE Just Listen. I think you will connect to Annabel like I did. And Enoch is a great historical writer. I recommend starting with England's Perfect Hero or London's Perfect Scoundrel.

  3. Oh my word, I love GAMES OF COMMAND!

    1. Yeah! I'm always happy to find people who have read it. It seems to be a bit of a hidden gem nowadays.

  4. I kinda wanted to read Across the Universe due to the whole generation ship thing- I like that concept. Plus I heard the last book was kinda interesting when they get to the planet. I should check it out...

    1. It is really a great trilogy. There are so many twists and turns especially in the last book that I stayed up all night reading it the day it came out.

  5. I adore Flat-Out Love so freaking much! Definitely underrated in my opinion! I own and really need to read Just Listen

  6. Poison Study sounds really interesting! My TTT

  7. oh wow....I have only read two on your list. I adored Suzanne Enoch's book. That is still on my top list of HR. Not a fan of Harpers vampire series, had a hard time getting into it. But maybe I should try out other books in the series and see if I like them better. I love Sci Games of Command is going on my list for the year. I think Sinclair is at my library.


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