Tuesday, May 7, 2013

TTT: Books When you Need Something Light and Fun

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 Books When you Need Something Light and Fun
*These are in no particular order.*

  1. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins- Anyone who doesn't have this on their list is crazy!
  2. That Time I Joined the Circus by J.J. Howard- It's not exactly light, but its short and whimsical enough to give me a break with all the heavy stuff I read all the time.
  3. Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler- Cupcakes? Ice Skating? Winters with snow? Romance? There's nothing more light and fun than that. 
  4. The Dead and Buried by Kim Harrington- Yes its a ghost story, but it reads like a middle grade. It's scary, but not to much. I really had fun reading it. 
  5. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins- I laughed so much when I read this. The paranormal creatures in it are just an added bonus. 
  6. Of Poseidon by Anna Banks- It's a complete beach read. I loved all the water and mythology in it. And Galen of course was a nice touch. 
  7. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins- I think its safe to say that Perkins is like the Queen of light, fluffy romances. 
  8. Beauty Queens by Libba Bray- You can't tell me that you didn't die of laughter when you read this! And if you haven't GET TO IT! 
  9. Paranormalcy by Kiersten White- Its not a hard read at all. Its really funny, I remember it kept me laughing the entire time. 
  10. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan- Really the entire series. I laughed the entire time. It was this series that I fell in love with Riordan's writing. It was NEVER  dull moment.
Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)That Time I Joined the CircusBittersweet
The Dead and BuriedHex Hall (Hex Hall, #1)Of Poseidon (Of Poseidon, #1)
Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2)Beauty QueensParanormalcy (Paranormalcy, #1)
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)

7 comments:

  1. I´ve read and love Anna and Lola by Stephanie Perkins. great list.
    Thanks for stopping by My Top 10 Tuesday

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  2. I totally agree on THAT TIME I JOINED THE CIRCUS. It did deal with some heavy issues, but you're right, it had so much magic and whimsy to it that the novel felt light and fun. I also thought BEAUTY QUEENS was really funny, although I ended up not liking it all that much.

    Happy TTT!

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  3. Oooh, Of Poseidon! I've been wanting to read that for awhile! I think I'll bring it to the beach next month! I love Anna, Hex Hall, and Percy. I definitely need to read Lola next!

    Thanks for stopping by Nikki!

    Jessica@Lovin' Los Libros

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  4. What a fantastic list! I've read most of these, and while some weren't on my list, I would totally include them if this was a Top Twenty. :)

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  5. Why didn't it occur to me to include Paranormal titles? Hey Of Poseidon and Paranormalcy!! I adored those two as well. Great list Nikki!

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  6. Anna and Lola are such great books. And I've been meaning to check out Of Poseidon. Great list!

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  7. Steph Perkins def belongs on this list! I feel like her books are the perfect example of light and fun! And The Percy jackson series is awesome fun! Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

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