Top Ten Books on My Summer TBR List

It's time for Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish! Today's topic: the top ten books on our summer TBR lists. 1. The Magicians by Lev Grossman 2. Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia by Marya Hornbacher 3. Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp 4. Hidden Lives: A Family Memoir… Continue reading Top Ten Books on My Summer TBR List

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Top Ten Tuesday: My Bookish Bucket List

I love making book-related goals and crossing things off lists, so naturally I couldn't resist this week's Top Ten Tuesday at The Broke and the Bookish. So here are the top ten things on my bookish bucket list: 10. Read David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest. I'm terrified of this. 9. Read H.P. Lovecraft's entire oeuvre. I love horror,… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: My Bookish Bucket List

Top Ten Books I Was Forced to Read

Happy Tuesday, everyone! This week's topic over at The Broke and the Bookish is a fantastic one: top ten books we were forced to read. To my delight, some of my favorite books have been ones I cracked open as required reading for a class. By the time I was in 5th grade, I realized… Continue reading Top Ten Books I Was Forced to Read

Top Ten Books I Can’t Believe I’ve Never Read

Happy Tuesday, everyone! I hope everyone is having a splendid week. I'm excited because tonight my girlfriend and I are going to Cheap Movie Tuesday at our local theater! Popcorn love. So, this week over at The Broke and the Bookish, the topic is top ten books on our fall TBR list. However, I think… Continue reading Top Ten Books I Can’t Believe I’ve Never Read

Top Ten Books I’d Love to See as a Movie

10. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel, simply because I love it so much. I'd love to see it done like Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis---that way we wouldn't lose the fantastic graphics. 9. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides. I'm surprised this hasn't been made into a movie yet. Or a crappy tv series or something. Has it? Did I miss it?… Continue reading Top Ten Books I’d Love to See as a Movie

Top Ten Best & Worst Movie Adaptations

I'm a little late posting this Top Ten Tuesday, but it's still Tuesday for another 12 minutes where I'm at, so here goes! This week at The Broke and the Bookish they're talking about books that have made their way to the big screen, and boy, are there a lot of them. The following are my top ten… Continue reading Top Ten Best & Worst Movie Adaptations

Top Ten Most Intimidating Books

This prompt comes via The Broke and the Bookish! I've chosen these books based on a combination of length and content. The most intimidating of all books, in my opinion, are those that are both long and difficult to comprehend. I plan to attempt these in the future! 10. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. Having read The Fountainhead and… Continue reading Top Ten Most Intimidating Books

The Top Ten Books I’ve Read So Far This Year

This post comes as a part of The Broke and the Bookish's Top Ten Tuesdays. Check them out! 10. The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides. I was drawn to this book by the promise of an English-major protagonist named Madeleine (my name, my major!), but I was a little disappointed by both Madeleine, who spent most of… Continue reading The Top Ten Books I’ve Read So Far This Year