Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday: Pre-Blogger Days



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Pre-Blogger Days

BookCupid was started in December 2012 -- not so long ago -- which gives me an ample choice of books to pick from. So to make things interesting, I chose books that I read before I became a blogger that were out of my regular reading genre.






1. If I stay: Sad, depressing books always made me look the other way. But I received this one as a gift and was hooked from the first sentence. Since then, I am less selective.

2. Heist Society: Honestly, I thought this book would be more middle-grade, with a Nancy Drew raised by Robert De Niro type of character. Again, I was very wrong. This book couldn't be more exciting.

3. Going too far: I loved this book. It steered away from Mary-Sue clichés and gave us a character that was sarcastic and strong.

4. Clockwork Angel: I read this one before City of Bones and fell in love with Cassandra Clare's writing. The book is pretty lengthy, but the pages turn themselves.

5. Lockdown: I couldn't put this book down; a teen locked in an underground jail for a crime he never committed.  Oh, what a plot.

6. Shark Girl: The very first poetry book I've read. Heartwrenching and poignant.

7. Midnight Sun: Okay, so I cheated by including a manuscript. But believe it or not, this is how I found Goodreads. There is a long petition in the discussion section for Stephenie Meyer to finish this book.


Can't wait to read your top ten.

16 comments:

  1. I haven't read any of those yet either *yikes* I do have Clockwork Angel on my reading list though, so I hope to get to it soon.

    Tanya Patrice
    Girlxoxo.com

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    1. Hope you like it as much as I did :)

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  2. Heist Society & Going to Far are some really great books!
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    1. I need to read Uncommon Criminals :)

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  3. I haven't read any of those. I might have read Midnight Sun, but I can't remember. Personally I loved the Twilight Series and The Host, but I'm afraid for Stephenie Meyer to write more books in The Host series.

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    1. O_O I still haven't read the Host or seen the movie.

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  4. I loved If I Stay. It was a favorite of mine.

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  5. I LOVE If I Stay.. I am going to a Gayle Forman meet and greet later this month and I am SO excited!

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    1. Wow. You are so lucky. I have yet to read her latest book.

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  6. I agree, Clockwork Angel's pages do turn themselves :)

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    1. They do. I have to read book two and three ;)

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  7. Going too far was on my extended list but just missed the cut off - I am glad to see it show up on yours.

    - CeCe @ steamingmugofbooks.blogspot.com

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    1. That book is intense!! Ah, I need some romance, lol.

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  8. If I Stay and Clockwork Angel were really amazing! And I've read Midnight Sun, too, and (surprisingly) found Edward's POV to be much more interesting than Bella's. We get more insight in his family and stuff. Besides, reading minds is cool :D.

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    1. Definitely. Too bad she never finished it :(

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