Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday- Hidden Gems

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 (January 17th) I'm one of them :)

Today's Topic

Top Ten Underrated/Hidden Gem Books I've Read In The Past Year Or So





1.  The Telling by Alexandra Sirowy- I read both her books in the last year and will read everything she writes in the future!!  LOVE this author!
2.  Asking For It by Louise O'Neill- I definitely don't hear enough about how amazing this book is.
3.  Learning to Swear in America by Katie Kennedy- I thought this was a really solid, interesting debut.  I definitely want to read more from Ms. Kennedy.
4.  Wrecked by Maria Padian- This book wasn't perfect, but it definitely deserved more attention.  I haven't heard much at all about it since it came out.
5.  Get Even (Don't Get Mad #1) by Gretchen O'Neill- This is an older book that I finally got a chance to read this summer.  I was very surprised by how much I liked it considering how little I heard about it.  I think it's a MUST for the PLL fans out there.




6.  The Light Fantastic by Sarah Combs- This was totally my kind of book. Unfortunately, my kind of books usually don't get a ton of attention.
7.  Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn- I loved how raw this book was.  We definitely need more books about subjects like this.
8.  Silence is Goldfish by Annabel Pitcher- This author impresses me every time.  I definitely wanted this book to get more buzz.
9.  The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu- This book was SO GOOD!!!  Can everybody read it??  Please??
10.  It's Not Me, It's You by Stephanie Kate Strohm- A really, really cute book that I hope more people read.  Seriously, if you're feeling down, this book will cheer you up!!




What were your recent hidden gems?


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11 comments:

  1. Oh there are so many of these on my TBR that I want to read! Firsts is probably the one I want to get to the most. Great list!!!

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  2. Nice list of books. Many new book titles for me to check out!!

    Here's a link to my TTT post for this week: http://captivatedreader.blogspot.com/2017/01/top-ten-tuesday-ten-underratedhidden.html

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  3. Asking For It is so good, I agree, I barely ever hear about it!
    My TTT: https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2017/01/17/top-ten-tuesday-92/

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  4. Get Even! I so agree. I didn't like the sequel quite as much but I thought Get even rocked!! Bree and her boyfriend who always quoted Star Wars- that cracked me up. :)

    The Telling is an AMAZING cover!

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  5. Thanks for sharing! I really loved The Truth About Alice too. I NEED to read Asking For It. One of my favorite underrated books is Ballads of Suburbia by Stephanie Kuehenrt.

    -Lauren

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  6. I've heard a lot of good things about the Truth About Alice. I need to check that book out!

    Here’s my TTT!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

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  7. The only one of those I've read is Firsts and I really liked it. So many of these sound great though!!!

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  8. Hi! All of these looks great! More to add to my TBR list!
    My TTT
    Leslie

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  9. You have so many books I want to read on this list! I've had The Truth About Alice sitting on my shelf for so long. I need to read it!

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  10. Ugh, I feel like I've been meaning to get to Asking For It for the entirety of last year. Hopefully I can make it a priority soon. I loved Firsts and Wrecked too!

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  11. I will definitely need to try Asking For It soon. :)

    Lauren @ Always Me

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