Tuesday, October 15, 2013

TTT: Top Books I was Forced to Read

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  Top Ten Books I was Forced to Read
*These are in no particular order.

Some of these books I read because there was a certain amount of hype surrounding it. Yes I take hype as "being forced to read it." 

To Kill a MockingbirdMacbeth
1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee: This is one I was forced to read in school. It was sooooo good!

2. Macbeth by William Shakespeare: Witches? Oh yeah, it was good. 


Second Chance SummerThe Sky Is Everywhere
3. Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson: When I became interested in contemps with realistic issues, I was told to read this. And I mean from EVERYONE. 

4. The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson: This is another one that everyone requested for me to read. 

Two Boys KissingI Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent, #1)
5. Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan: I saw dozens of bloggers reading this and LOVING it and even though its not my usual go to read, I gave it a try. 

6. I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga: I saw so many fans of horror reading and loving this, that I knew I had to read it. 

Half-Blood (Covenant, #1)The Fault in Our Stars
7. Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout: I read the Percy Jackson series and found out I loved mythology. And then I started asking around for YA mythology and everyone all but beat this series down my throat. 

8. The Fault In Our Stars by John Green: Every person ever read this book and loved it. I had to see what the fuss was about. 

The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1)Divergent (Divergent, #1)
9. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins: Once upon a time I started reading it and I didn't like it. I didn't understand the hype behind it. But one of my friends said "Just make it to the games." So I trudged through and I ended up loving it. 

10. Divergent by Veronica Roth: I told people I don't really like dystopians, and this one was recommended to me several times. I gave in and decided to give it a shot and in turn I really liked it.

12 comments:

  1. The fault in our stars seems to be in everyone's list! Maybe I Should also have added divergent in this list...

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    1. Definitely read The Fault in Our Stars! It's so good! But have tissues ready!

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  2. THG and Divergent made my list as well, and they're among my favorites now. :)
    Good list! I still have to read more Levithan, but I loved Will Grayson :)
    Happy reading!

    My TTT

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    1. I have heard a bunch about Will Grayson as well! I need to read that one too!

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  3. Second Chance Summer and Divergent were such good reads for me. The Fault in Our Stars and The Sky is Everywhere, are a little depressing for my taste. THG still on my TBR list. Great choices.
    Here is My Top Ten Tuesday
    Xoxo. Daisel @ Owl Always Be Reading

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    1. Yes, they are depressing, but they are both soooooo good! Give them a shot!

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  4. Many of these are on my list to read because of all the hype as well :) I consider it forcing as well because you know you'll get those reactions like "I can't believe you haven't read this yet" or "omg its so good, you HAVE to read it" lol

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    1. lmao that's exactly what I meant when I said that! I HATE when people say "I can't believe you haven't read this yet!" lol it makes me cringe! lol

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  5. I looove your definition of hype. That's what got me to read Fifty Shades of Grey. And The Fault is our Stars for which I'm thankful. Thanks for stopping by.

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    1. I'm planning to read Fifty Shades right before the movie comes out!

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  6. I have read and love many of these! TFiOS, HG, The Sky is Everywhere are all favorites. I've heard wonderful things about Second Chance and I plan to read it soon.

    Thanks for stopping by :)

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  7. So many books on here that I absolutely loved! The Sky Is Everywhere, The Hunger Games, The Divergent series, The Fault in our Stars. I really want to read I Hunt Killers, I've seen it a lot lately and it sounds really great! My TTT

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