Tuesday, June 18, 2013

More Sunny Days! Top Ten Books On My Summer To Read List

This week the topic from The Broke and The Bookish should be very easy.  I'm really looking forward to all the books on my Summer To Read List.  Some of these books relate to my Beach Reads, but they're not all "beachy", but they are definitely books I've had on hold too long and this summer seems like a great time to read them.  I've sorted them by author because I think I feel like binge reading....


By Cassandra Clare:

By Sophie Kinsella

By Margaret Atwood
8. Oryx and Crake (re-read in preparation for Maddaddam)

By H.G. Wells

Maybes:  H.G. Wells - Under The Knife
Lauren Oliver, Delerium, PandemoniumRequiem
I may also start reading the Anne [of Green Gables] books.
So, what I've come to learn by making this list is that there are a lot of books I want to read this summer and I'm not 100% sure which ones to prioritize.  Maybe I'll just catch up on the Undead Series. 

Well, I think I might have failed this week's list...

What's on your summer to-read list?

28 comments:

  1. Great top ten! all books by cassandra clare are amazing:)

    My TTT:
    http://evelinesbooks.blogspot.nl/2013/06/top-ten-tuesday-4.html

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    1. I liked the first three books in The Mortal Instruments, so I'm fairly confident I'll like the rest of the books.

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  2. Can You Keep a Secret is one of my favorites. So cute and perfect for summer. I've heard great things about the Infernal Devices series, but haven't read them yet. Great list! Happy reading!
    Natflix&Books' TTT

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    1. I love Kinsella, so I'm pretty sure I'll enjoy Can You Keep a Secret. I'm looking forward to the Infernal Devices too.

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  3. Huh! I'e never even heard of that second H.G. Wells work. The Time Machine is a classic, though. :)

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    1. It's a novella that is included in a Golden Age of Science Fiction collection.
      The Time Machine will be a re-read... but it's been over ten years since I read it.

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  4. Definitely agree with Cassandra Clare :) I'm still only on City of Bones! Great list!

    My TTT!

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    1. I'm looking forward to Clare's books. I'm hoping they are as engaging as the first three.

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  5. You've got some good books on your list. I'm behind with Cassandra Clare's books. I need to add them to my summer reading list, I guess!

    Here's My TTT

    http://readerholicnotes.wordpress.com/2013/06/18/ten-new-books-for-summer-2013/

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    1. There are so many books and no enough time to read them all!

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  6. Nice list! I read all Clare's books so far but I liked TMI more than I did TID, Clockwork Princess was a disappointment.
    Happy reading!

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    1. I've actually heard the opposite about her series. I suppose I'll find out next month.

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  7. I really want to get around to The Infernal Devices trilogy soon as well. I've heard a lot of people think it's even better than The Mortal Instruments and since I really liked City of Bones, I have high hopes for pretty much all of Cassandra Clare's books.

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    1. I have high hopes for the series too. I'm fairly confident I won't be disappointed.

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  8. Great top ten! I maybe should have put Cassandra Clare on my list as I've still only read the first 2 TMI books, somehow don't thinkI'll fit in any more before the movie comes out!

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    1. There are so many books to read and not enough time to read them all!

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  9. Love all books by Cassie Clare. Hope you do too! I almost like THe Infernal Devices more than I like Mortal Instruments. :D

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    1. I've heard a lot of people say they like The Infernal Devices more than Mortal Instruments. I guess I'll see if I agree soon enough.

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  10. Ooh, I really enjoyed both of the books by Sophie Kinsella you have on your list!! And I need to get started on Cassandra Clare's series as well :)

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    1. Can You Keep A Secret has been staring at me from my bookshelf, that might be my next read...

      I'm looking forward to all the books!

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  11. I love Sophie Kinsella, I hope you enjoy the books of hers you have listed as your summer reads!

    Thank you for stopping by my TTT :)

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    1. I haven't read a Kinsella book I didn't like, so I'm confident about the two I plan on reading this summer.

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  12. I need to re-read Oryx & Crake before MaddAddam comes out too - but also the 2nd book, The Year of the Flood. (You've read that one, right?). Gosh, I've meaning to read the Anne of Green Gables series for year -- I consider that a big hole in my childhood reading! Nice list!

    Lisa

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    1. I read Year of the Flood shortly after the paperback came out and I really enjoyed it. I read Oryx and Crake probably 7 or 8 years ago. After reading Year of the Flood, I knew I would have to re-read Oryx and Crake before the third book came out.

      I read the first three Anne books as a kid, but never finished the series. It's something I've been wanting to do for a while.

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  13. Cassandra Clare's series are on my TBR at some stage list. Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale is on my TTT list this week so when that's read I hope to check out some more of her books.

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    1. Atwood is an amazing and versatile story-teller. I hope you enjoy her work.

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  14. I have only read 1 book so far by Cassandra Clare but I really like it! :) Have a great Summer of reading!
    Here is my post from Tuesday.

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    1. I liked the 2nd and 3rd books in TMI better than the first, I think. I'm looking forward to reading more by her.

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