Top Ten Tuesday

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A Dozen 21st Century Books I Think Will Become Classics

This was the Top Ten Tuesday topic for March 29, 2022, but it grew into such a big topic for me that I didn’t complete it on time. Today’s topic is Books with [___] On the Cover, but since I’m not much into covers I’m substituting this one instead. Introduction When I began to think …

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#TopTenTuesday: Authors I Haven’t Read, But Want To

Ngaio Marsh I read a lot of mysteries as well as a lot about mysteries, and Ngaio Marsh is one of the names of mystery writers that comes up most often. I’m therefore embarrassed to admit that I’ve never read any of her books, especially because she is known as one of the four “Queens …

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#TopTenTuesday: Remarkable Debut Novels

This week is a freebie, which means we get to come up with our own topic.  I tend to think that writers, like most people, get better at what they do with practice. Over the years I’ve read a number of debut novels that I found particularly striking because they demonstrate a high level of …

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Book Covers. Top row: Blue Diary by Alice Hoffman, Blue Nights by Joan Didion, Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery, The Black Echo by Michael Connelly, The Red Leather Diary by Lily Koppel, Tolstoy and the Purple Chair by Nina Sankovitch. Second row: Red Leaves by Thomas H. Cook, Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle, Women in White Coats by Olivia Campbell, Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara John

Top Ten Tuesday: Books With an Adjective In the Title 

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Here’s how it works: Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl …

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books On My Spring 2022 TBR

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Here’s how it works: Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl …

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