Ten Reasons I love Agatha Christie

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday they post a new Top Ten list prompt. This week’s prompt is… Ten Reasons you love “X”. My “X” is Agatha Christie because her name was the first thing that popped into my head when I read this prompt. (That could be because I just watched a documentary chronicling her life over the weekend!) She’s been one of my favorite authors for as long as I can remember, so I should be able to come up with 10 reasons why, and I will do my best to keep it spoiler free. 🙂

Don’t forget to leave me a link to your own post in the comments, or just tell me what you’re loving this week, books or otherwise!

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Ten Zentangle Sites to Enjoy

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday they post a new Top Ten list prompt. This week’s prompt is… Ten Websites I Love That Aren’t About Books. Looking through my browsing history, I see a distinct theme. I’ve been doing Zentangle and Zentangle inspired art a lot lately, and most of the sites I visit are related to these things.

But what is Zentangle®? According to its creators, the Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.

Don’t forget to leave me a link to your own post in the comments. Or leave me a link to a website you really love, and let me know why, and I’ll check it out!

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Ten Books to Make You Laugh

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday they post a new Top Ten list prompt. This week’s prompt is… Ten Books To Make You Laugh. This one is a challenge for me! I don’t usually read humor. I just looked at my Goodreads shelves and there are a whopping 7 books classified as humor. And 2 of those are Grumpy cat books! 🙂 Well, let’s see what I can do…

Don’t forget to leave me a link to your own post in the comments, or suggest a humorous book that you’ve enjoyed.

10. The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins
The Library at Mount Char
Not at all a comedy (dark fantasy / horror), but there is a scene with Steve and the lions that had me laughing out loud…

3. Most any Grumpy Cat book

The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations from Grumpy Cat
Maybe they aren’t roll-on-the-floor hilarious, but they make me chuckle.

2. I Work Better With an Audience: Thoughts on Life, Love, Food and Jiggly Bits by Jennifer Inglis
I Work Better With An Audience: Thoughts on Life, Love, Food and Jiggly Bits
A humorous collection of stories / essays. As the author says, “Come along for the ride. There will be snacks.”

1. Cake Wrecks by Jen Yates (Kindle Edition)
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From the creator of cakewrecks.com – an ebook full of cakes that have gone terribly awry.

 

So, did I pull it off, or did you notice that my list goes from #10 straight to #4? That’s all I have for this week! I hope someone has some good humorous suggestions for me. 🙂

 

Ten Books for Chocoholics

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday they post a new Top Ten list prompt. This week’s prompt is… Top Ten Books Every (fill in the blank) should read. Since I’m in the mood for chocolate, I’ve decided to fill in the blank with chocoholics! The list is mostly fiction, but there are a few non-fiction titles I’ve enjoyed that are included here as well.

Don’t forget to leave me a link to your own post if you have one, or mention your own favorite chocolate-related title in the comments!

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Ten Great Bookish Instagram Accounts

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday they post a new Top Ten list prompt. This week’s prompt is… Ten Bookish People to Follow on Social Media. I have a separate Instagram account (@booksthething if you’d like to follow me!) for my blog, so here are 10 bookish accounts that I enjoy.

Be sure to leave me a link to your own post if you have one!

10. Shelf Obsessed

9. Bookish Pretties

8. Bookwormaniac

Look at this amazing cover! This book comes out in May. 😍👌 • I won this book from @nbsalert 😶

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7. Readbooks

Well said 🙂

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6. Paper Journeys

5. The Book Meadow

4. American Antiquarian Society

3. Crime of Rhyme

2. Paperfury

Ohhhh humans!! GLORIOUS DAY! There's free shipping on EVERYTHING in my #society6 store! Yes. Get yourself a snarky bookish thing immediately. I'll love you forever. • And you must use the promo link! It's in my bio! Go! Go! Go! • Also I'm doing #CampNaNoWriMo…(unofficially because I'm an antisocial hermit) so the blog is on hiatus. DON'T BE SAD. I'LL BE BACK. My #wip is about dystopian dragons and murder probably. I hit 17K today and am mildly tired. Chocolate? Chocolate. QOTD: Any other writers out there working on something marvellous? DO YOU NEED CHOCOLATE TOO??! #bookstagram #bookworm #bookphotography #bibliophile #booklover #bookaddict #instareads #bookspinebeauty #book #bookblogger #instabook #reader #bookish #bookandmug #bookandcoffee #bookishmug #beautifulbooks #amwriting

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2. Maes Larson – when you just need to look at beautiful book photos!

Are you on Instagram? If so, leave your handle in the comments below if you’d like a follow!

 

Ten Best Recent Reads

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday they post a new Top Ten list prompt. This week’s prompt is… Ten Of The Best Books I’ve Read Recently. These are all 4 or 5 star books that I’ve read over the last several months. They’re in chronological order here – I read number ten in November of last year, and reviewed number one just today. Let me know what you thought if you’ve read any of them!

Be sure to leave me a link to your own post, or let me know what you’ve read recently that was good in the comments below.

10. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Station Eleven

9. Ashley Bell by Dean Koontz
Ashley Bell

8. Crimson Shore by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Crimson Shore (Agent Pendergast, #15)

7. The Diviners by Libba Bray
The Diviners (The Diviners, #1)

6. Off the Books by Lucy Arlington
Off the Books (Novel Idea, #5)

5. Death of a Nurse by M.C. Beaton
Death of a Nurse (Hamish Macbeth, #31)

4. Try Not to Breathe by Holly Seddon
Try Not to Breathe

3. The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins
The Library at Mount Char

2. The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum by Kirsten Weiss
The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum

1. Girl on the Run by Daryl Wood Gerber
Girl on the Run

 

Top Ten Books I Love

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday they post a new Top Ten list prompt. This week’s prompt is… Ten Books I Really Love But Feel Like I Haven’t Talked About Enough. I  had a little trouble deciding how to tackle this one, so I’m just going to list the first ten books that pop into my head when I think of books I love that I haven’t recently reviewed. These won’t be in any particular order this week, and doing it this way made for an eclectic list!

Be sure to leave me a link to your own post or just tell me what some of your favorites are in the comments below.

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