Top Ten: My Summer Reads

May 23, 2017 Guilty Pleasures, Top Ten Tuesday 18

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May 23rd: Summer Reads Freebie: Books I plan to read this summer!

Lots of murder and mayhem on my summer reading list. I’m not going to get any sleep! Of course, it’ll be worth every minute! Probably going to spend much of my summer trying to re-read things like Harry Potter (finally). Let’s hope the summer is more calm than the spring has been. Can’t wait for lazy, hazy dog days of summer!

 

A Discovery of Witches – I read this so long ago! I have book two but it’s just been sitting on my bookshelf looking pretty. Hopefully I’ll get to book two as well.

Perish from the Earth – This looks fascinating! I think I can talk the hubby into reading this one with me!

Handmaid’s Tale – I’ve been wanting to read this. Better late than never.

A Game of Thrones – I did the horrible thing of watching the show prior to reading the books. I think in this case it may have worked out well because there is just so much to the stories. Hoping to finish before the new season comes out!

Addicted to the Duke – Gotta love that cover!

Books one and two for A Study in Scandal. Lovely! These look like perfect summer reads!

The Silent Corner – No summer is complete with some horror.

Don’t Wake Up – and a psychological thriller!

A Tale of Two Kitties – Cats and mysteries, nothing can be better for summer reading!

 

What are you reading this summer?

 

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18 Responses to “Top Ten: My Summer Reads”

    • Christina

      You do have to have Hulu to watch that right? I need to get it read and then figure out how to see it. I’m sure it’s amazing!

    • Christina

      Doesn’t she have such a great imagination? Scary, but great!

  1. Chanda @ Chanda Reads

    I actually bought the entire Discovery of Witches series and have yet to even read the first book. I am hoping to get to it soon, because I hear great things about it.

    • Christina

      I read it a long time ago but I devoured it so I hardly remember a thing! I’m going to have to start over but I remember loving it so I’m ok with that. I hope you enjoy!

    • Christina

      I’m such a fan of Margaret Atwood’s. I am hoping to get into the Handmaid’s Tale soon!

  2. Susan (Bloggin' 'bout Books)

    I’m in the middle of re-reading HP. The series is just as much fun the second time around! I haven’t read any Deborah Harkness although her books have been on my TBR list for forever it seems. One of these days I’ll get around to them …

    Happy TTT!

    • Christina

      Ho much fun! I am hoping to get my hands on the Ravenclaw set and then I’ll have to re-read it! I want to take it slow this time around. Maybe.. πŸ˜€

  3. Greg

    That Sofie Kelly one looks fun! And yay for Game of Thrones- boy are THOSE two different books right? lol I like reading big books in summer though, for some reason, so GoT would be fun.
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    • Christina

      I like to keep it diverse! And with the new announcement of GoT coming out soon I’m not sure I’ll get it finished! Ack… Hoping to soon, if not I have a lovely set that my hubby got me for Christmas on my shelves. So, sooner or later they will be read!

  4. Sebastian

    I forced myself to read the “A Song of Ice and Fire” books before starting the show, otherwise I would never have found the motivation to read five such massive books when I already knew most of the story – I hope going the other way works out for you though! πŸ˜€

    “The Silent Corner” is on my wishlist as well, I’ve been a huge Dean Koontz fan a few years ago but haven’t read a book written by him in years – I should really change that soon! πŸ™‚
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    • Christina

      Everyone told me that GoT was difficult to get through. I think it’s fun listening to something that I already know but getting the full iceberg now. I have to read it in bits though because there’s just so much coming out!

      I did the same with Dean Koontz. I’ve been reading him for years but for some reason I haven’t picked up anything lately. This is the first in what feels like forever. I love his writing too, so I’m not sure why. Too many books, too little time, I guess.

  5. Cholla

    I’ve been wanting to read The Handmaid’s Tale myself! And A Game of Thrones was worth how long it took me to get through, even if I wasn’t as wowed as I thought I was going to be.

    Here is my Top Ten Tuesday

    • Christina

      I think it is more difficult when a book is that long. The story is fantastic but there are so many characters and so much going on! I loved The Stand and Swan Song, both long but fantastic books with a lot of characters, but neither are epic stories. Plus it hurts that he hasn’t quite finished.

      • Cholla

        I totally agree with you on that. The fact that GRRM keeps pushing back the next book is what has kept me from moving forward with the series.

        I loved The Stand as well. It was my first Stephen King book. πŸ˜€
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        • Christina

          If you haven’t read Swan Song, it’s similar to The Stand but also very different. I actually prefer it to The Stand and have read and re-read it multiple times!