Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Top Ten Tuesday-- 2017 Books I Meant to Read

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 9th) I'm one of them :)

Today's Topic

Top Ten Books I Meant To Read In 2017 But Didn't Get To



  • I meant to read ALL of these last year and am super disappointed that I didn't.  I definitely wanted to read a lot of sequels that I didn't get to, and a lot of these are SUPER FAVORITE authors and I really want to read their books!!  So here are the ones I really want to read in 2018:



1.  Feral Youth by Various YA Authors- I got this for Christmas, and after reading Violent Ends, I am SUPER excited to read another anthology edited by Shaun Davin Hutchinson.
2.  We are Okay by Nina LaCour- I feel terrible that I haven't read this yet.  I've read EVERY other Nina LaCour book, and I'm a bad fan for not reading this.
3.  Turtles All the Way Down by John Green- I own this and wanted to read it when it first came out, but.... yeah.
4.  Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero- Scooby Doo is SO my jam.
5.  A Week of Mondays by Jessica Brody- I also got this book for Christmas, and I'm a super huge Jessica Brody fan, so yeah, I'll be reading it soon.




6.  Hunting Prince Dracula (Stalking Jack the Ripper #2) by Kerri Maniscalco- I meant to read a lot of sequels last year and read NONE.  This year I will catch up on these!!
7.  Dazzling Heights (The Thousandth Floor #2) by Katharine McGee
8.  The Knowing (The Forgetting #2) by Sharon Cameron
9.  Follow Me (The Amateurs #2) by Sara Shepard
10.  Top Ten by Katie Cotugno- I got this from my Broke and Bookish Secret Santa and I want to squeeze it in soon.




Which books did you mean to read last year, but didn't find the time?

24 comments:

  1. I think I was the only one that did not enjoy Turtles All The Way Down. The mental rep was so accurate, and I strongly believe it`s a book that everyone should read, but for me it was exhaustive.

    Carmen`s Reading Corner

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  2. I didn't even know that Katie Cotugno had another book out, so that's going straight on my TBR! Turtles All The Way Down also slipped through my fingers last year: I also put it on my Top Ten Tuesday list this week.

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  3. Please read Turtles All the Way DOwn. It was my favourite of 2017.. totally loved it. I hope you get to read all these books soon :)

    My TTT: http://flippingthruthepages.com/2018/01/ten-books-meant-read-2017-didnt-get/

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  4. Awesome list! I also wanted to read Turtles all the Way down!

    Here’s my TTT!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

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  5. Feral Youth and Hunting Prince Dracula are awesome!! I also need to read Turtles All the Way Down.

    -Lauren
    www.shootingstarsmag.net

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  6. Loretta @ The Laughing Listener

    Ahhhh sequels always get me too for some reason! I'm always starting a new series and never finishing it. I'm cursed!! Lol. But Turtles All the Way Down and Hunting Prince Dracula are two that I wanted to read this year too! So many books, not enough me!!!

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  7. I love anthologies, so I'm going to have to pick up Feral Youth now!

    Here is our Top Ten Tuesday. Thanks!

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  8. Hi! I didn't get to Turtles All the Way Down either. Katie Cotugno is on my 2018 TBR :)
    My TTT
    Leslie

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  9. Meddling Kids and Turtles All The Way Down both sound great. I told myself Turtles was gonna be my first John Green but then I haven't read it yet! And Meddling Kids just looks fun. :)

    I did read Top Ten and liked it a lot!

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  10. I'm intrigued by Turtles All The Way Down. I'm not rushing to read it though. Great list! :-)

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  11. Great list! I love the sound of Meddling Kids and I definitely need to check Kerri Maniscalco's out soon - I've heard so many good things!

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  12. So many great books I need to read as well on your list. One book on my list is The Name They Gave Us by Emery Lord.

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  13. I know how you feel about reading sequels. I think I only read one in 2017? Which means I have tons to catch up on this year! One of my best friends read Meddling Kids while she was traveling last year and she was a big fan. Hope you enjoy it, too!

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  14. Ah I still need to read Turtles All The Way Down as well! And Hunting Prince Dracula definitely made my TBR after reading and loving Stalking Jack The Ripper last year :)

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  15. Nice list of books!! I hope you read them all in 2018!! Here's a link to my TTT post for this week: http://captivatedreader.blogspot.com/2018/01/top-ten-tuesday-ten-books-i-meant-to.html

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  16. Turtles All the Way Down and A Week of Mondays are two I wanted to get to an would love to get to. I really enjoyed Top Ten!

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  17. I need to read Turtles All The Way Down too! I wish there was more reading time, aren't all our TBR piles full of great books!?

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  18. Top Ten was a top read for me. I may be shedding some tears as we speak. I thought the Dazzling Heights was a great sequel and very much liked some of the character arcs. Turtles was so good! The ending was superb! Feral Youth was one of the few anthologies I actually liked. I think it's because it had the story between the shorts and it tied them together nicely. I started Meddling Kids. It wasn't bad, I just needed something lighter. I hope to finish it eventually. I want to read A Week of Mondays too. I don't have the book, but if I did, I would read it.

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  19. I just got a copy of The Knowing! Hopefully I’ll read it soon.

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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  20. I managed to read a few of those but there are SO many books I haven't gotten to. And probably never will lol

    I think it's a never ending battle for us.
    For What It's Worth

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  21. Ooh, nice! I'm super excited to see how you feel about these books. I've seen Feral Youth suggested to me on Goodreads before, but never added it to my tbr until I saw it on your top ten list, haha. I'm not a big reader of Katie Cotugno but see her name pop up in the community frequently, so maybe 2018 will be the year I read a Cotugno book. Happy reading~

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  22. Meddling Kids was so awesome! I hope you like it!

    Lauren @ Always Me

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  23. A Week of Mondays is so much fun!! I read it this summer and it was the perfect poolside read! I meant to read Turtles All the Way Down too but I never got around to it. I was so excited for it up to its release, but now that's it out I have little interest in reading it. It's so weird.

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  24. I picked up a copy of 'Turtles,' but didn't read it in 2017 - and who knows if I will in 2018 either since John Green isn't a high-priority author for my reader habits. Also, I've been considering trying one of Katie Cotugno's novels especially since she primarily writes my favorite genre: contemporary!!

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