Top Ten Tuesday: Top ten books on my summer TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme by The Broke And The Bookish. The books and series are on my summer reading list, but given that I am in school and I am taking a course the requires me to read a lot of books, I don’t anticipate getting very far on these until August.

1. The Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan: This series is so much fun, and great escapism from adult life. Plus, the summer camp setting gets me in the mood for the warmer weather of the summer months!

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2. The Ancient Magus’ Bride Volumes 2-4 by Kore Yamazaki: This manga series is incredibly imaginative, and I love the two protagonists. I am excited to see what’s in store for Chise and Elias. Will she live? Will they marry? Will she become more powerful than him?

3. Card Captor Sakura Omnibus 2-4 by CLAMP: I started Card Captor Sakura last summer, but I have a habit of reading the first few books in a series and not finishing it. This series has great art, writing, and lovely themes of family and LGBTQ acceptance.

4. Orange: The Complete Collection 1 by Ichigo Takano: I loved the first volume of Orange, as did my husband, so he got the first omnibus containing volume 1-3. This manga is very emotional without being manipulative, which reminds me of my all-time favourite manga series, Sand Chronicles.

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Minnie investigating the manga!

5. Linger by Maggie Stiefvater: Shiver reminded me of Twilight, but with better writing and character development. I am looking forward to continuing Grace and Sam’s story. Shiver had some annoying aspects, such as instant-obsessive-love and Grace’s conveniently useless parents, but it was still a nice read, especially if you want an easy story.

6/7. Omens series and City of the Lost by Kelley Armstrong: I own many Kelley Armstrong books that I would like to read, in particular because she is Canadian and writer-in-residence at one of my hometown libraries. I recently went to a writer talk and reading by her, which made me want to read more of her books.

8. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel: I don’t know much about this book other than that it’s popular, but I am still very intrigued. I got a second-hand copy at a library book sale, and it comes highly recommended by a librarian I worked with.

9/10. Broken Harbor and The Secret Place by Tana French: I have been slowly giving The Dublin Murder Squad to my Dad for birthdays and Christmases, and I just read the third book after a reading gap of a couple of years. The sixth book, The Trespasser, is out in August, so I would like to catch up!

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One thought on “Top Ten Tuesday: Top ten books on my summer TBR

  1. I really enjoyed “Station Eleven” and I hope you like it too! “The Likeness” by Tana French is on MY summer to-read list. I hope to be pretty caught up on the series by the end of the year. (I can dream, right?!)

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