Top 5 Saturday: Underrated Gems (genre by genre)

Below are some of my favourite books that I wish were more popular, sorted by genre! Science fiction: 'Railhead' ('Railhead', #1) by Philip Reeve The Great Network is a place of drones and androids, maintenance spiders and Station Angels. The place of the thousand gates, where sentient trains cross the galaxy in a heartbeat. Zen Starling … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: Underrated Gems (genre by genre)

Top 5 Saturday: Enemies to Lovers (+ sudden and hilarious childhood flashbacks)

Today I'm sharing five books with enemies-to-lovers romance arcs that I really enjoyed! I wonder what it is about 'enemies-to-lovers' that makes it so popular. Perhaps it's because through the inherent process of the romantic arc, the relationship has to be properly developed enough to be convincing in its transmutation from enemies to lovers. Could … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: Enemies to Lovers (+ sudden and hilarious childhood flashbacks)

Top 5 Saturday: Hyped Books

Today's topic: Books that lived up to the hype And me when the book actually IS as good as they say: 'Strange the Dreamer' by Laini Taylor THE DREAM CHOOSES THE DREAMER. Since he was five years old, Lazlo Strange has been obsessed with the mythical lost city of Weep, but it would take someone … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: Hyped Books

Top 5 Saturday: One-Word Titles

Today's topic is books with one-word titles! I'm sticking to books with people's names as their titles, some I've read and some are still on my TBR. 'Emma' by Jane Austen Emma Woodhouse is one of Austen's most captivating and vivid characters. Beautiful, spoilt, vain and irrepressibly witty, Emma organizes the lives of the inhabitants … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: One-Word Titles

Top 5 Saturday: Land ahoy! Books Set Near/On the Sea

Today's topic: 5 books set near/on the sea! I weirdly haven't read very many books set on the sea, so these make up the majority of ones I've actually read... If you've got recommendations please send them my way (or just link me to your Top 5 Saturday post!). 'Empire of Storms' ('Throne of Glass', … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: Land ahoy! Books Set Near/On the Sea

Top 5 Saturday: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Titles with Numbers in Them

'Twenties Girl' by Sophie Kinsella Lara Lington has always had an overactive imagination, but suddenly that imagination seems to be in overdrive. Normal professional twenty-something young women don't get visited by ghosts. Or do they? When the spirit of Lara's great-aunt Sadie-a feisty, demanding girl with firm ideas about fashion, love, and the right way … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Titles with Numbers in Them

Top 5 Saturday: Sibling Relationships

Upcoming topics: 4/25/20 — Books Under 300 Pages Onto the list! I tried to challenge myself and stick to siblings related (at least somewhat) by blood - I read so many books with the 'found-family' trope... 1. Weasley siblings ('Harry Potter' series by J.K. Rowling) What can I say - I love their dynamic, their … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: Sibling Relationships

Top 5 Saturday: Books to Read while Stuck Inside/Quarantined

Upcoming Topics 4/11/20 — Books with a Color in the Title 4/18/20 — Sibling Relationships 4/25/20 — Books Under 300 Pages Without further ado... 1. The 'Heartstopper' graphic novels by Alice Oseman Charlie, a highly-strung over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, meet at a British all-boys grammar school. Friendship blooms quickly, but could … Continue reading Top 5 Saturday: Books to Read while Stuck Inside/Quarantined