Category: Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Book Trends I’m Tired Of

Top 5 Wednesday is a Goodreads group hosted by Lainey from Ginger Reads Lainey and Samantha from Thoughts on Tomes. Every Wednesday of the month, readers and bloggers present their Top 5 Wednesday choices for a specific topic. Today’s topic are book trends we’re tired of, which can refer to both the appearance of books as well as their content. Because I’ll find something positive about almost every book cover, I’ll be focusing on content-based trends and tropes I’ve grown tired of. Of course, my top choices would be insta-love and love triangles since we still seem to get those worn-out tropes, especially in YA, but I’ve tried to come up with a few a bit more creative trends I wish we could erase from the publishing industry for good.

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Top 5 Wednesday: Favourite Underrated Books

Top 5 Wednesday is a Goodreads group hosted by Lainey from Ginger Reads Lainey and Samantha from Thoughts on Tomes. Every Wednesday of the month, readers and bloggers present their Top 5 Wednesday choices for a specific topic. Today’s topic is a pick of five favourite underrated books which, much like the last topic, presents an opportunity to alert you guys to books you would’ve maybe overlooked. The books are ordered by release date and clicking on the book title will direct you to the respective Goodreads page. Speaking about underrated books gives us the chance to shine the spotlight on books that somehow got pushed to the back by the hyped and popular books, even though they’d deserve the same recognition. So, here are my top five underrated books I’d like to push on you!

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Top 5 Wednesday: 2017 Debut Authors I’m Excited For

Top 5 Wednesday is a Goodreads group hosted by Lainey from Ginger Reads Lainey and Samantha from Thoughts on Tomes. Every Wednesday of the month, readers and bloggers present their Top 5 Wednesday choices for a specific topic. Today’s topic are debut authors we’re excited for in 2017, and I have plenty of those to share with you. The books are ordered by release date and clicking on the star will direct you to the respective Goodreads page. I personally think this is an incredibly important Top 5 Wednesday topic, as debut authors have a harder time showing up on people’s radars (though GR definitely helps with that) and competing against established authors when it comes to hype and sales. Therefore, I’d like nothing more than to share a few debut authors whose debuts have exciting premises, which I’m really looking forward to in 2017!

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Top 5 Wednesday: Series That Got Worse with Each Book

Top 5 Wednesday is a Goodreads group hosted by Lainey from Ginger Reads Lainey and Samantha from Thoughts on Tomes. Every Wednesday of the month, readers and bloggers present their Top 5 Wednesday choices for a specific topic. Today’s topic are series (both books and TV) which either started out good and went downhill or commenced with a bad start and only got worse from there. As this category applies to pretty much every series I’ve ever watched, for there is only so many seasons before an original idea is sucked dry, I’ll be sticking exclusively to book series. Be aware that this list is organised as a countdown, from a series I thought was overall bearable to a series I loathed with every fibre of my being.

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