Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Top Ten Tuesday (December 18)

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December 18th
Top Ten Favourite Reads of 2012

1.Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld: OMG OMG OMG The Uglies series is AWESOME, and I can't believe I never read it before! It is definitely my favourite dystopian book that I've read. GO TALLY YOUNGBLOOD!
2.Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins: Its weird to think I read the Hunger Games just this year, as it was way back in March. The trilogy is so insanely ninjaa, and I especially love Katniss, because I can connect to her so, so, so much! Collins truly created a masterpiece.
3.A Mango-Shaped Space by Wendy Mass: A Mango-Shaped Space was a truly intriguing book, with such a deep, captivating message, and so it now has a well-earned spot on my top ten of the year list! I was so intrigued by the unique story and amazing storytelling, and I will be sure to read this one over and over.
4.The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien: Yes, I finally got around to reading The Hobbit! Such a masterpiece :). I can't wait to read The Lord of the Rings, though I am waiting until I have lots of time and patience.
5.Inside Out by Maria V. Snyder: Inside Out as well as Outside In  were great books that I discovered this year, and I now admire Snyder for her captivating style! The second was definitely not as awesome as the first, but overall it was a great plot and I loved it!
6.Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale: Sequel to The Princess Academy, I was very excited to read this book, and it exceeded my expectations! Best of all, the ending was perfect, unlike most books. It was heartwarming and I was content with it all. Yay! 
7.Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli: Spinelli's books are much different than what I typically read, as they are generally modern realistic. However, his storytelling made me looove Stargirl and its sequel, so I think I'll look into more of his books, though I do know that many are for younger readers, so hopefully I find some that interest me.
8.Fairy Lies by E.D. Baker: This book is more for slightly younger audiences, but I still read it, as Wings, the first book, is one of my all-time favourites. Although I still prefer the first, Fairy Lies was fun to read as it refreshed the joy of magic and reading that I developed a few years ago around the time I read the first.

Yes, I know this is only eight... I've read other books this year, and other good books too, but I couldn't decide on anymore that deserved a spot on this list.

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  1. I am always happy to hear about people discovering Uglies for the first time. I love that series! Actually, I pretty much love all things Westerfeld. His Leviathan series is so different, but just as awesome. Here are my favorites http://wp.me/pzUn5-1l4

    1. :) I'm like that with both Uglies and Harry Potter!!! I love to know other people are reading great literature and journeying deep into the world of reading :) So happy-making

  2. I really want to read the Uglies series! Here’s my TTT list: http://aliceinreaderland.wordpress.com/2012/12/17/top-books/

    Alice @ Alice in Readerland

    1. The series was recommended to me 4 or 5 years ago, and I never got around to reading it until this summer, and it was so, so, so worth it! Took the 2nd place spot on my all time favourite reads!


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