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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Top Ten Tuesday #3

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We'd love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists!

This weeks Top Ten Tuesday post is about the Top Ten books that you'd play hooky with.
Here are the Top Ten Books I'd play hooky with:
My List is made up of books on my To Be Read list not books I have read.
Enchantments by Kathryn Harrison
I love history so I can definetly see myself playing hooky to cuddle up with this one.
The Last Romanov by Dora Levy Mossanen
I have a confession. I've been obsessed with the Romanovs since I saw the animate 1997 movie Anastasia.
The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden #1) by Julie Kagawa
Look at the cover. Need I say more?
Dark Kiss (Nightwatchers #1) by Michelle Rowan
I love the cover of this one and it looks so friggen good!
Cleopatra's Moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter
I also have an obsession with Egypt and Cleopatra :)
The Dragon's Harp (Era Of Dragons: The Lost Tales Of Gwenhwyfar)  by Rachael Pruitt
This one got such a high review from a friend of mine that I got in touch with the author who asked me to review it for her. It looks great!
Pure (Pure #1) by Julianna Baggot
This one's summary makes me want to start it ASAP!

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
I won this one a while back from a friend's blog and after all the rave reviews I think I have to read this one.

Unwind (Unwind #1) by Neal Shusterman
This one has some great reviews and it looks like a great read.
Looking for Alaska by John Green
Pragya this one is for you! My friend Pragya from Reviewing Shelf keeps telling me to read this one so I had to add it to my list!

So, which books would YOU play hooky with?

Leave me your links!


  1. The Night Circus sounds really interesting, I can't wait to get my hands on a copy! :)

  2. *New GFC follower* I really want to read The Immortals! I'm reading her other series right now, so as soon as it becomes available I'm going to get it!

    My Top Ten:

  3. I'm going to agree with you about Dark Kiss! The cover looks amazing! It's definitely going on my to-read list.
    I really shouldn't judge a book by it's cover but I do like Michelle Rowen books so I've decided that that makes me slightly less shallow! :P

    - Kate

  4. Pure looks so pretty and Looking for Alaksa is amazing!

  5. I am desperate to read 'The Night Circus'- I love circus themed books and I have heard nothing but good things about it!

    My TTT:

  6. Great list! Thanks for stopping by to check out my Top Ten. New follower via GFC.

  7. You have such AMAZING picks on your list! You've given me some new titles and authors to try, so thank you :) I just finished John Green's Paper Towns, and am working my way to Looking for Alaska.

    Thanks for stopping by my top ten :)

  8. Looking for Alaska is such an awesome book! I can't wait to read The Immortal Rules, it sounds so good! As does Pure!

    My Top Ten Tuesday

  9. I'm so looking forward to The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa.

    Great list!

    Tara @ Hey, Tara

  10. The Night Circus is definitely on my TBR list! I haven't heard of The Enchantments, but it looks interesting, too.

  11. Hi there, just popping in... Agree with you... Dark Kiss looks amazing :D.

    I’m also your newest follower!

    :) Here is my choice...
    Top Ten Tuesday

  12. Cleopatra's moon looks so great.

    I tried but couldn't get past the first few pages of Pure. Good luck to you.

    Have to read The Immortal Rules too but the 500 pages keep daunting me.

    And wow, Looking for Alaska, ha ha. I laughed out loud. Thanks for mentioning me and yes, you have to read it, possibly hear it. :)

  13. Those are some great Choices. I am also looking forward to The Immortal Rules! YEA! Thanks for stopping by my page! ;0)

    Happy Reading!
    Amanda @ Sisters Unedited

  14. All of these sound amazing! I am obsessed with the Romanovs as well so I'll check that book out. Completely agree about The Immortal Rules, Looking for Alaska, and Pure.

    Jennifer @ Feminist Fairy Tale Reviews

  15. Cute pretty!! I like your list, I've been meaning to read Looking for Alaska forever!

  16. A lot of the books on your list looks good. I have been seeing The Immortal Rules a lot in the blog world maybe I need to check into getting it for myself.

  17. oooh..i have immortal rules and will play hooky with ya!!!

  18. Cleopatra's Moon and The Dragon Harp look amazing! Going to check them out asap :)
    Great list!

    Here's my TTT

  19. Nice list, I have been eyeing some of these too, especially The Nigh Circusm but Enchantments looks good too. I like Kathryn Harrison.

  20. OMG i LOVED The Immortal Rules. it was freakin EPIC. I loved the Iron Fey series but TIR is my fave but Julie.

     you can checkout my TTT here

  21. Great list. Thanks for stopping by!!

    Amber @ Fall Into Books

  22. ahhhhhh im about to go and play hooky to read immortals!!!! i was so excited to see this from netgalley!!!!! great list!!!
    Tara's Top Ten

  23. Yes! So many good choices. I just listened to my first John Green as an audiobook, I loved it and am planning on doing Looking for Alaska soon.

  24. I loved the Night Circus! It was really beautiful, though not the kind of book you read in an afternoon. And I want to read The Immortal Rules as well. Great list! Thanks for stopping by!

  25. That's one fantastic list of reads. Can't wait to devour The Immortal Rules and Pure sound so very good.

  26. Definitely read Looking for Alaska! Great list.

  27. Hey thanks for stopping by my page, im following you back. Im currently reading The Immortal Rules and its so good so far. :)


  28. Thanks for stopping by my list! I really really want to read Pure too (that cover!), and I keep hearing great things about Night Circus.

    Enter my Birthday Giveaway: an April release OR a book of your choice! Two winners!

  29. GREAT list! I loved Cleopatra's Moon! I also would play hooky to read, well, most of this list, haha! I could have named specific ones, but it turned out to be practically every one. ;)

    Thanks for the follow! Following back. :)

  30. Loved The Night Circus and I really want to read Cleopatra's Moon!! Great choices!

  31. I CAN'T BELIEVE YOU MENTIONED ANASTASIA. It was just on TV and I watched it and loved it because I, too, have loved the Romanvos for a long time. The Last Romanov sounds great! And I can't wait to get into The Immortal Rules, either! :-)

  32. I'm reading the Night Circus right now and I absolutely agree!!!

  33. great list! :) I need to read a lot of those. Thanks for the follow... followed you back :)

  34. Thanks for stopping by my blog and Top Ten! I just picked 'The Night Circus' up at the library and hopefully will get a chance to dig in to it soon!

  35. Looks like we have a lot of the same tastes. Most of yours are on my list to read! LOL.

    Shannon @ Readergirl Reviews a Teen Book


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