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Top 5 Enemies-to-Lovers

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This Top 5 series is a weekly meme created by Amanda @ Devouring Books.

Each week we’ll 5 book featuring the common theme provided. These can be books that we’ve read, or ones that are still on our TBRs. I’ll note beside each one if I’ve read the book yet or not, and provide a link to my review if I have one. 

I guess this post probably counts as spoilers for some of the books listed. I’ll not point out which characters get together, but if you’re a strict no-spoilers reader, maybe avoid this post? 

Feel free to share your own favourites or give me more TBR suggestions in the comments. 

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Top 5 OwnVoices Books

The Top Five Series

This Top 5 series is a weekly meme created by Amanda @ Devouring Books.

Each week we’ll 5 book featuring the common theme provided. These can be books that we’ve read, or ones that are still on our TBRs. I’ll note beside each one if I’ve read the book yet or not, and provide a link to my review if I have one. 

OwnVoices can be a little bit tricky. A marginalised character doesn’t mean a marginalised author (or matching marginalisations) and, at the same time, no-one should be interrogating authors about how they identify or forcing authors to come out. Because of this, I don’t track ownvoices too closely anymore. To the best of my knowledge and as far I’ve been able to check, these 5 books are ownvoices, but if I’m wrong, please do correct me.

Feel free to share your own favourites or give me more TBR suggestions in the comments. 

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Top 5 Books I Physically Own but Haven’t Read YET

The Top Five Series

This Top 5 series is a weekly meme created by Amanda @ Devouring Books.

Each week we’ll 5 book featuring the common theme provided. These can be books that we’ve read, or ones that are still on our TBRs. I’ll note beside each one if I’ve read the book yet or not, and provide a link to my review if I have one. 

OwnVoices can be a little bit tricky. A marginalised character doesn’t mean a marginalised author (or matching marginalisations) and, at the same time, no-one should be interrogating authors about how they identify or forcing authors to come out. Because of this, I don’t track ownvoices too closely anymore. To the best of my knowledge and as far I’ve been able to check, these 5 books are ownvoices, but if I’m wrong, please do correct me.

Feel free to share your own favourites or give me more TBR suggestions in the comments. 

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Top 5 Hyped Books

The Top Five Series

This Top 5 series is a weekly meme created by Amanda @ Devouring Books.

Each week we’ll 5 book featuring the common theme provided. These can be books that we’ve read, or ones that are still on our TBRs. I’ll note beside each one if I’ve read the book yet or not, and provide a link to my review if I have one. 

Hyped books are always pretty subjective, but here’s what I’ve come up with for this weeks prompt. These are five books I’ve really enjoyed that also have the highest Number of Ratings on my Goodreads shelves.

Feel free to share your own favourites or give me more TBR suggestions in the comments. 

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Top 6 Books with Morally Grey Characters

The Top Five Series

This Top 5 series is a weekly meme created by Amanda @ Devouring Books.

Each week we’ll 5 book featuring the common theme provided. These can be books that we’ve read, or ones that are still on our TBRs. I’ll note beside each one if I’ve read the book yet or not, and provide a link to my review if I have one. 

Feel free to share your own favourites or give me more TBR suggestions in the comments. 

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Top 5 Books Set On/Near the Sea

The Top Five Series

This Top 5 series is a weekly meme created by Amanda @ Devouring Books.

Each week we’ll 5 book featuring the common theme provided. These can be books that we’ve read, or ones that are still on our TBRs. I’ll note beside each one if I’ve read the book yet or not, and provide a link to my review if I have one. 

Feel free to share your own favourites or give me more TBR suggestions in the comments. 

 

Officially, today’s Top Five Saturday topic is Books You’d Give a Second Chance, but I wasn’t really feeling that. Since I missed this topic a couple of weeks ago (I featured 10 Books by Black Authors instead), I decided it was a good opportunity to go back and squeeze these five in.

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Top 5 Books with One Word Titles

The Top Five Series

This Top 5 series is a weekly meme created by Amanda @ Devouring Books.

Each week we’ll 5 book featuring the common theme provided. These can be books that we’ve read, or ones that are still on our TBRs. I’ll note beside each one if I’ve read the book yet or not, and provide a link to my review if I have one. 

Feel free to share your own favourites or give me more TBR suggestions in the comments. 

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Top 10 Books by Black Authors

The Top Five Series

This Top 5 series is a weekly meme created by Amanda @ Devouring Books.

Each week we’ll 5 book featuring the common theme provided. These can be books that we’ve read, or ones that are still on our TBRs. I’ll note beside each one if I’ve read the book yet or not, and provide a link to my review if I have one. 

Feel free to share your own favourites or give me more TBR suggestions in the comments.

This week I’ve picked my own topic and 10 books to share, instead of the usual five. 

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The Goblin Emperor Discussion, Ch.27-End

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As part of the Wyrd and Wonder reading month, Lisa is running a readalong for The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison. Since it’s one of my favourite books, I’ve been wanting to reread it for a while and this is the perfect opportunity. Each week Lisa will be posing questions regarding the chapters we’ve read and I’m going to (try to) post my responses.

 

SPOILER NOTE: This is a reread for me so while there are definitely spoilers for the weeks chapters, there might also be some for the rest of the book too.

 

Check out the Goodreads group here.

 

Week 1: Wednesday 6th May, Chapters 1 through 9
Week 2: Wednesday 13th May, Chapters 10 through 17 (end of part 2)
Week 3: Wednesday 20th May, Chapters 18 through 26 (part 3)
Week 4: Wednesday 27th May, Chapters 27 to End (part 4 & 5)

 

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Top 5 Books from a Male POV

The Top Five Series

This Top 5 series is a weekly meme created by Amanda @ Devouring Books.

Each week we’ll 5 book featuring the common theme provided. These can be books that we’ve read, or ones that are still on our TBRs. I’ll note beside each one if I’ve read the book yet or not, and provide a link to my review if I have one. 

Feel free to share your own favourites or give me more TBR suggestions in the comments. 
Putting this list together actually made me realise how few books I read by male authors. It’s really just a handful! I’d love any SFF recs from queer and/or BAME men.

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