Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Top Ten Tuesday: Books of 2011

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the girls over at The Broke and the bookish.
Topic this week: Top 10 books of 2011.

1. Bloodlines by Richelle Mead- I will pretty much love anything set in the VA world. Although, I missed Rose and Dimitri a lot I enjoyed being able to learn more about Sydney and the Alchemist and Jill.

2. Divergent by Veronica Roth- I absolutely loved this book to pieces. I loved the setting and the whole shebang with this book. After I read Enclave I thought I should give Dystopians a shot. So far I have enjoyed every book I've read since. I can't wait to read Insurgent in 2012.

3. Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake- I loved the story , the writing, the characters. Everything about it was awesome. I think I loved Anna's Character the most. Believe it or not I had chills while reading. then again that could have been because I was sitting in an empty parking lot at 12 midnight reading it.

4. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi- One of the more uniquely written books I've read this year. ( I loved it so much I got two copies. lol) No they were both gifts actually. I loved Juliette and Adam, and the whole Rogue like thing. :)

5. Where She Went by Gayle Forman- I loved reading If I Stay last year and this was no exception. I enjoyed reading things from Adams POV. I felt like I was on an emotional rollercoaster with him. Reuniting with Mia and all.

6. Raw Blue by Kirsty Eagar- Beautifully written book. If you're able to get your hands on a copy. Then you should definitely read it. :) (I know this was an older one, but still loved it)

7. The Day before by Lisa Schroeder- Another beautifully written book and this one is in verse form and takes place over a 24 hour period. Brings to light the question what if you had just one day.

8. Enclave by Ann Aguirre- One of the first Dystopians books I read that I actually enjoyed. It was a little hard to enjoy a few of the characters just for some of the stuff they did, but Deuce and Fade were definitely characters I did like.

9. Vegas Dazzle by Pam Langsam- Mobs, special abilities, what's not to love. I actually have two copies of this one as well which I was going to use for a giveaway, but as of right now all my books are packed so whenever they get unpacked will see. :)

10. Starcrossed: Perigee by Tracey lee Campbell- I'm not much for the aliens, but I adored this book. The adventure and characters. It definitely had the MIB feel to it.


  1. I've heard wonderful things about Anna Dressed in Blood. I really want to read it soon.

    Please take a look at my new challenge to read the ALA YA Book Award winners for 2012.


  2. How did I know Bloodlines would be top of your list?? Some great picks here Ash. Every time I see Raw Blue it makes my stomach do a flip. I just love Ryan. Actually I tend to love all guys names Ryan....

  3. "Believe it or not I had chills while reading. then again that could have been because I was sitting in an empty parking lot at 12 midnight reading it." Trust me, you weren't the only one

  4. I just got a copy of Raw Blue a couple of weeks ago. I can't wait to read it.

  5. I want Shatter Me, but it isn't on Kindle for the UK yet. Ugh! I don't have a book store in my town either. So, I'm waiting. Ugh!

  6. Fantastic list! I can't wait to get my hands on Raw Blue. I've heard nothing but great things about it.
    My Top Ten Favorites

  7. Great choices. I am gonna add to my already LONG tbr pile!! Come check mine too:

    Here is my Top Ten post!

  8. Divergent is AWESOME!

    And I have now proceeded to add many, many more books to my to-buy and to-read list, haha.

  9. AWESOME list of books there! A few of my favorites are up there too! I wish I could have fit Enclave on mine because I totally loved that book. :)

    Anyway, here is my list: My Top Ten

  10. I have most of these books on my wishlist! So they all have to be pretty good :)

    I'm a new follower! My Top Ten Tuesday @ Mind Reading?


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