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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18 comments:

  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!!

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

    http://readerbuzz.blogspot.com/2016/03/recent-five-star-reads.html

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  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!

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  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

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  5. I have 100 Days of Cake, I hope it's really good!

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  6. 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!

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

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

    My TTT :)

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

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  10. 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:
    http://captivatedreader.blogspot.com/2016/03/5-of-my-latest-five-star-reads-5-of-my.html

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  11. 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.

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  12. 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

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  13. 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 :)

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

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  15. 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!

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  16. 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

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  17. 100 days of Cake, I've seen recently and it really looks great! SO many good ones here.

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  18. 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!

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