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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  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!!!

  2. 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/

  3. 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!

  4. 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.


  5. 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

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

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

  8. 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!

  9. 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!

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

    Lauren @ Always Me