Books That Don’t Get Enough Love

This post is part of Top 10 Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl

I am a pretty big fan of sometimes reading a book not a lot of people know about. It’s like your very own secret thing to enjoy in the world. Like when you buy a tub of ice cream and don’t tell your partner or housemates about it. Other times, I like to share my secrets with the world. I think there are quite a few books that have fallen a little under the radar and need to be celebrated more. Have you read any of these books below?

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Books with Yellow Covers

This post is part of Top 10 Tuesday, run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

Even though purple is in the name of this blog, my favourite colour is actually yellow. Yellow is the colour of happiness, and I am drawn to it every time. I’m sorry I made you live a lie for so long. (In my defence, I couldn’t think of an adjective that started with Y when I was making this blog that wasn’t “young”. I didn’t think that would work.)

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Top 10 Tuesday: Words That Appear in Titles All the Time

This post is part of Top 10 Tuesday which is run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

This isn’t going to be exactly 10 things. But we’re here now.

If you’re an avid reader, you will notice that often the same books seem to appear time and time again. You’re not losing your mind, though, it’s just there are so many books out there now with roughly the same title. If you took a drink for every time “The Girl . . .” is in the title of a book, you’d have to be admitted for a stomach pump. I’m going to make a very much not exhaustive list of some of these. If you can think of any, do add them in the comments.

  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stegg Larsson
  • The Girl who Came Home – Hazel Gaynor
  • The Girl with All the Gifts – M.R. Carey
  • The Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins
  • The Girl who Saved the King of Sweden – Jonas Jonasson
  • The Girl who Fell from the Sky – Heidi W. Durrow
  • The Girl You Left Behind – JoJo Moyes
  • The Girl of Ink and Stars – Kiran Millwood
  • The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen

Top 10 Tuesday: Books Set in Another Country

This post is part of Top 10 Tuesdays run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

Today’s topic is “books set in another country” which is a little vague. So, what counts as another country? A different one to that where you were born? Where you live?

For this prompt, instead I’ve decided to highlight some books set in the greatest country in the world.

Ireland. Obviously.

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