Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Top Ten Tuesday- Expected Favorites

Top Ten Tuesday is a really cool original feature/weekly meme created over at The Broke and The Bookish. Each week they post a new Top Ten List that bloggers join in on answering... and today (March 29th) I'm one of them :)

Today's Topic

Top Ten Books I Hope Will Be 5 Star Reads

  • I almost did the original topic which was- Top Ten Latest 5 Star Reads.  But that list started to look like my "Best of 2015" list.  I guess I haven't read THAT many 5 star books in 2016 yet... which is why I hope THESE will be.  And I have a really really good feeling about a lot of them:

1.  You Know Me Well by David Levithan & Nina LaCour
  • Expected Release Date: June 7, 2016
  • Why I expect it to be fab: Because I LOVE Nina LaCour!!  I haven't read anything written by her yet that I haven't insanely loved.  And David Levithan isn't so bad either.

2.  Every Exquisite Thing by Matthew Quick
  • Expected Release Date: May 31, 2016
  • Why I expect it to be fab: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock KILLED my emotions.  This one is about a reading a book that changes your life.  How could I not love that?

3.  With Malice by Eileen Cook
  • Expected Release Date: June 7, 2016
  • Why I expect it to be fab: Because I've been in a mystery mood, I've had good luck with Eileen Cook's books in the past, and I also kind of love the "I can't remember" trope.

4.  Never Missing, Never Found by Amanda Panitch
  • Expected Release Date: June 28, 2016
  • Why I expect it to be fab: Because it sort of sounds like Vanishing Girls, and I loved that.

5.  The Outliers (#1) by Kimberly McCreight
  • Expected Release Date: May 3, 2016
  • Why I expect it to be fab: I've loved both of this author's previous books.  They were really good mysteries full of newspaper articles, blog posts, and other cool additions.

6.  How it Ends by Catherine Lo
  • Expected Release Date: June 7, 2016
  • Why I expect it to be fab: I love books about complicated friendships.

7.  A Week of Mondays by Jessica Brody
  • Expected Release Date: August 2, 2016
  • Why I expect it to be fab: I loved 52 Reasons to Hate My Father and this is the first book she's written since then that has that same cute/funny/sassy-vibe.

8.  738 Days by Stacey Kade
  • Expected Release Date: June 7, 2016
  • Why I expect it to be fab: I haven't read anything by Stacey Kade since The Ghost and the Goth series ended, and I feel it's long overdue.

9.  100 Days of Cake by Shari Goldhagen
  • Expected Release Date: May 17, 2016
  • Why I expect it to be fab: I think this sounds equally serious and fun.  I don't read a ton of books about mental illness, but I like the description of this one.

10.  Afterward by Jennifer Mathieu
  • Expected Release Date: September 20, 2016
  • Why I expect it to be fab: This author writes books about TOUGH subjects.  That makes me excited.

Do you want to or have you already read any of these?  What were your recent/future favorites???

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  1. Every Exquisite Thing and The Outliers are hight up on my list of upcoming books. I love both of the authors books I have read already. I've seen 100 Days Of Cake around recently and definitely hasty interest. I hope you enjoy all of these and they turn out to be 5 stars for you!!

  2. I'm looking forward to Every Exquisite Thing, too!


  3. With Malice and The Outliers are ones that I have to read in the next little bit so I'm right there with you hoping they are 5 star reads LOL :D A Week of Mondays is another that I can't wait to read!

  4. Great list!! I love Stacey Kade and can't wait to read 738 Days as well!!

    My TTT: http://jacquesbooknook.blogspot.com/2016/03/top-ten-tuesday-my-most-recent-5-star.html

  5. Wow, all of those look fantastic, especially 100 Days of Cake. I have to check that one out! Hopefully you love them all as you hope to! Great list :)

    Here's my Top Ten!

  6. Nice take on this week's TTT! :) These books do sound great, will have to add them to my TBR too.

  7. I love your spin on this week's topic! I'm really excited for The Outliers! It sounds really good. Great list!

    My TTT :)

  8. A Week of Mondays sounds so cute, I really hope it's a 5 star read for both of us!

  9. Great twist on this week's TTT post!! I haven't read any of the authors in your post, so will be adding new titles to my ever growing reading wishlist.

    Here's a link to my TTT post for this week:

  10. I love your twist on this topic! I should do something like this sometime. It's fun to predict the books you think you'll love.

  11. Ooh, I love how you spun the topic for this week! I generally have a good feeling about books as well, after being such a voracious reader for years. I know what my tastes are, and most of the time, I'm not disappointed. I hope A Week of Mondays and Afterward will be 5 star reads for me too, especially the latter. I've loved both of Jennifer's previous books, so I have no doubt about her newest! Thanks so much for stopping by my top ten. :)

    Holly @ The Fox's Hideaway

  12. I love your twist on the topic this week, especially since you are introducing me to some amazing looking books. I am definitely going to be adding some of these to my already endless TBR, so thanks for the awesome recommendations!!! I hope these are all 5 star reads for you :) Here's my most recent five star reads, if you want to check them out :)

  13. With Malice looks so good!!! I hope all of these are 5 star reads for you.

  14. I love your twist on the topic! I have several of those ARCs as well. I am especially looking forward to 100 days of cake and You know me well. I love David Levithan. Great list!

  15. Fantastic TBR list - I haven't heard of any of these upcoming titles but could be as I am in England. Hope they hurry up and bring them out here, especially 100 days of cake, the cover is beaut!

    My TTT

  16. 100 days of Cake, I've seen recently and it really looks great! SO many good ones here.

  17. I'm really excited for A Week of Mondays! Groundhog Day is a favorite of mine and a YA version sounds awesome! I hope these truly are all 5 star reads for you!