Top Ten Tuesday: April 30, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme host by The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s top ten Tuesday is Top Ten Words/Topics That Instantly Make Me Buy/Pick Up A Book. This list is a bit scattered but hopefully you can catch where it’s a word and where it’s a topic (or both!)

  1. Dystopian – I am currently OBSESSED with anything dystopian. I will give any book pegged as dystopian a chance. I will admit though that this can be a total hit or miss and I am starting a lot of similarity in this category. What I really want is some stand alone dystopian *hint hint*
  2. Summer – I am a summer child. My favorite memories are almost all from summer. Plus I have WAY more reading time in the summer and love to read anything summer related at this time.
  3. Chicago – Chicago is my home town and I love reading about it (whether it be fiction or nonfiction). This is one reason I am in love with the Divergent series because it makes Chicago look so cool!
  4. Gaming – It didn’t hit me until recently but I am drawn to books that feature gamers. I am personally a closet gamer and love any and all references to old school games and modern games alike. I wish there were some more female gamer protagonists!
  5. Zombies – There are not enough zombie books in YA! I think this is the reason I read one when I see it.
  6. E-mail/Texting formatting – I really enjoy reading e-mails/texts between characters and therefore will pick up any book that’s title eludes to this (i.e. I’ve Got Your Number)
  7. Fairy tales – I love the rise in the amount of retellings of fairy tales and am always looking for more!
  8. Book – I like reading books that surround a book or has book in the title.
  9. Vampires – I like to think that I am over vampires and yet I continue to pick up these books! I can help but enjoy these.
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9 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: April 30, 2013

  1. Candice says:

    Zombies! I LOVE zombie books. They are simply terrifying to me. Also, totally love the text/email formatting in books. I don’t know what it is about it that makes it crack me up every time!

  2. nikihawkes says:

    Yup, I’m all about the vampire and dystopian novels… They always get extra attention on the shelf. Gaming books are awesome, I wish I had thought about that for my list!
    I love the ducks at the bottom of your blog. 🙂

  3. Susan (Bloggin' 'bout Books) says:

    I love dystopian, but I agree — there’s so much same ole, same ole in the genre that it drives me crazy! Have you heard of ORLEANS by Sherri L. Smith? It’s a new dystopian that I thought was really different than others out there.

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