Category: top-ten-tues

TTT: Books my Besties Have Recommended

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August 13: Book Characters I’d Love to Be Besties With (submitted by Michelle @ Pink Polka Dot Blog)

Okay, I really struggled with this topic. I kept coming up with basically either bookish characters or favourite characters, and it just felt like something I’d talked about before. So instead I’ve twisted the topic around a bit and present…

Five Books my Besties Have Recommended I Read (and I Haven’t Yet)



TTT: Cover Redesigns I Loved

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August 6: Cover Redesigns I Loved/Hated (submitted by Rachelle @ Shell’s Stories)

I’ll be honest, I don’t really notice cover redesigns all that often. I usually only have the on I own/ am looking at in my head. I think these are redesigns but I’m not 100% sure, I’ve tried not to include any which are just international variations.

I’m sure there are far more redesigns I’d love or hate if I remembered them, tell me your favourites (or least fave) and I’ll check them out and let you know!

Anyway, here are four redesigns I love.


TTT: Audiobooks and their Narrators

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July 30: Freebie

My 7 Favourite Audiobooks and their Narrators

I love audiobooks! They’re convenient — I love going on long walks with one, and I’m often lucky enough to be able to listen at work — and a really good narrator can add so much life and drama to the character’s they’re conveying. Sometimes on a physical reread, I still hear those same voices. Here’s seven narrators who captured the novel perfectly.


TTT: Unlikeable Women

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July 9: Character Freebie

“Unlikeable characters”.

They’re not exactly a bad guy and not exactly an anti-hero, but there’s something that makes them a bit harder to connect with sometimes. They’re flawed and messy and have off-putting traits, but they’re also incredibly realistic and fascinating.

It’s much easier to find male characters in this role. We excuse all sorts of things from the brooding love interest, don’t we? But I really like “unlikeable” female characters. Women who aren’t happy and perfect and kind.

Here’s five of my favourites. Who are yours?