Tuesday, April 30, 2013

TTT: Words/Topics That Instantly Make Me Buy/Pick Up A Book

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week we will post a new Top Ten list. Everyone is welcome to join.    

This week's topic is:
Top 10 Words/Topics That Instantly Make Me Buy/Pick Up A Book
*These are in no particular order.*

1. Magic- I LOVE magic. And after Harry Potter I'll read anything dealing with it.

2. Romance- Call me mushy, but in order for me to read it, it has to have some romance.  And if its forbidden love, all the more better! 

3. Mythology- After reading Rick Riodran's Percy Jackson series I am HOOKED. I will give anything with mythology a try. 

4. Mysteries- I really love mysteries. I love to try and guess the ending, but then hate it when I'm right because that means I was able to find it too easy lol 

5. Paranormal Creatures: I love the made up paranormal world. I love the way authors can make up their worlds and their predicaments. 

6. World Building- I love to see how things can be made up or enhanced through the author's eyes. 

7. Time travel- I love the flashing of back and forth! 

8. Retellings- It doesn't matter what its a retelling of, I love them! Even if I had never heard of the book its a retelling of, I will still read it just to see the twist. 

9. Humor- I love to laugh. 

10. Beautiful Covers- I know, I know.... Shallow. But I love a beautiful cover. If its attractive, I'll pick it up and THEN read the synopsis. 

What about you??? 

8 comments:

  1. Mysteries, time travel, and (fairy tale) retellings are on my list too, and I love books with a lot of humor in them! :) My TTT list: http://aliceinreaderland.com/2013/04/29/topicsword/

    Alice @ Alice in Readerland

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  2. Two that I didn't think of that I loooove on your list: World building and beautiful covers. WB, for one, is what makes most of the brilliant books out there what they are: brilliant. And beautiful covers draw us all in, whether we like to admit it or not. I stand with you on this 100%! ;) I wish I'd thought of those! ;)

    Great list, and thanks for stopping by! I'm a new follower! :)

    Sierra @ Yearning to Read

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  3. I love magic stories and retellings as well. Great list.

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  4. Yes to every single item on your list! Unrelated to your TTT, I am reading The Nightmare Affair now. I am enjoying it so far! Here are my picks http://wp.me/pzUn5-1uw

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  5. Beautiful covers <3 That is my weakness. I don't care if the summary is dirt, I'm all like: "Shiny!" :D Paranormal creatures, oh gosh! Is there any other kind?

    Thanks for visiting!

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  6. CHEERS for Percy Jackson! Have you read Rick Riordan's other series based off of Egyptian mythology?

    My Top Ten

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  7. Great list! Paranormal creatures, humor, magic, romance... all great!

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  8. I love retellings too! And then I love going back and reading what it's a retelling of.

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