Category Archives: Top Ten Tuesday

Ten Of My Most Recent 5 Star Reviews

I haven’t had many 5 star reads this year, so I’ll just post the last 5 star reads that I’ve had; starting from the latest one til I get to 10.

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1. Marked in Flesh (The Others #4) by Anne Bishop

2. The Other Man (The Other Man #1) by D Breeze

3. Twisted Together (Monsters In The Dark #3) by Pepper Winters

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4. Forbidden Fix (Executive Toy #6) by Cleo Peitsche

5. Ruin and Rule (Pure Corrpution MC #1) by Pepper Winters

6. Daddy Knows Best by Vincent Drake

7. Vision In Silver (The Others #3) by Anne Bishop

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8. Second Debt (Indebted #3) By Pepper Winters

9. Naughty King (A Sexy Manhattan Fairytale #1) by Michelle A Valentine

10. Professor Cline Revealed (The Professor #1) by J M LaRocca

 

Hummm, I see some authors that have more than one entry there.

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Top Ten Books On My Autumn 2016 TBR

I haven’t done one of these for a while. It seems like forever since this was a Top Ten Topic.

How I’m tracking so far with my seasonal TBR lists

  • Summer 2014/2015 ~ 2/10 (18 extra)
  • Autumn 2015 ~ 4/10 (15 extra)
  • Winter 2015 ~ 3/10 (25 extra)
  • Spring 2015 ~ 0/10 (10 extra)

I don’t think I’m getting any better at these lists. I make them and then find so many new books to read over the season that I forget about the ones I out on the list.So without further delay, below is a list of books I hope to read this autumn.

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1. Marked in Flesh (the others #4) by Anne Bishop (review)

2. The undercover playboy (captured by love #3) by Miranda P. Charles

3. Like (Social Media #2) by JA Huss

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4. Withering Hope by Layla Hagen

5. Crash Ride (Power Station #2) by T Gephart

6. Better With Sugar by Katrina Kirkpatrick

7. Sincerely, Carter by Whitney Gracia Williams

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8. Love, Life and Naughty Bits by Tania Cooper and Ricky Cooper

9. Satisfaction (Temptation #2) by KM Golland

10. Flow my tears, the policeman said by Phillip K Dick

And a space for all the other books I will read that are not on the above list (because it’s going to happen no matter what)

March

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Balls (Ball Games #1) by Andie M Long

Lassoing The Virgin Mail Order Bride by Alexa Riley

The Ambassador & Me (The Ambassador Trilogy #1) by Mia Villano

April

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Sincerely, Arizona (Sincerely Carter #1.5) by Whitney G

Mr and Mrs (An Alexa Riley Promise #1) by Alexa Riley

Rose’s Thorns (Happily Never Happened #2) by LeTeisha Newton

May

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Dirty Girl (Dirty Girl #1) by Meghan March

Thief (Breeding #3) by Alexa Riley

Cash Remington and the Missing Heiress (Sexy Dreadfuls #1) by Celia Aaron

Top Ten Resolutions For 2016

Top Ten Resolutions For 2016 — bookish, blogging or otherwise!

1) Complete this years Goodreads reading challenge
70 books… shouldn’t be too hard

2) Shorten ARC List
Read some more ARCs

3) Improve my Goodreads average rating score.
I currently sits at 3.78. While this may be high for some people. During 2015 it has slowly decrease. Need to find some good books to read.

4) Read more of my paperback collection.
This seems to be growing faster than I can read them. To help with this I have set a challenge to read at least 30 this year.

5) Complete blog make over
This is something I started last year and I would really like to finish it so all my blog posts are in the same format and it all likes nice and pretty.

6) Improve my ARC listing system
Currently I write all ARCs received on random pieces of paper. This is not helping with my organisation. I once started an excel spread sheet but that is long gone. Somebody else suggested Trello and then I can just move cards around on different boards. Maybe this might be the go for me.

7) Get a job
A much as I love all this free time to read books, I do need money to buy them and do all the other things that I want to do.

8) Clean out all my social media accounts
There are pages that I probably no longer like, people I no longer follow and all those items that I just skip over cause I can’t be bothered are going. Social detox

9) Move out of home
Whether with friends or on my own, only time will tell

10) Be Happy

Bonus: Reduce TBR list
Based on Goodreads the list currently sits at 1159. WOW! Didn’t realize it was so many. Time to read a few and probably even delete some that no longer interest me

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Top Ten Books On My TRR Spring 2015

How I’m tracking so far with my seasonal TBR lists for this year

  • Summer 2014/2015 ~ 2/10 (18 extra)
  • Autumn 2015 ~ 4/10 (15 extra)
  • Winter 2015 ~ 3/10 (25 extra)

Slowly getting better at reading the books I place on these lists. Or maybe not. It seems I like to read everything but what I put on my list. So without further delay, below is a list of books I hope to read this spring.

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1. You Loved Me At My Ugliest (You Loved Me #3) by Evie Harper

2. The Undercover Playboy (Captured by Love #3) by Miranda P Charles

3. Discovering Stella by KM Golland

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4. Twisted Together (Monsters In The Dark #3) by Pepper Winters

5. Crash Ride (Power Station #2) by T Gephart

6. Pulse (Beat and the Pulse #2) by Amity Cross

7. Transcending Darkness by Airicka Phoenix

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8. A Step Two Close by Jaimie Roberts

9. Satisfaction (Temptation #2) by KM Golland

10. Fall girl by Toni Jordan

And a space for all the other books I will read that are not on the above list (because it’s going to happen no matter what)

September

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Over Your Dead Body by Roisin Black (review)

The Wallbanger (CockTails #1) By Renee George (review)

The Hot Toddy (CockTails #2) by Renee George (review)

October

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Twenty-One by Clarissa Wild (review)

My Dutch Billionaire: Part One (My Dutch Billionaire #1) by Marian Tee (review)

My Dutch Billionaire: Part Two (My Dutch Billionaire #2) by Marian Tee (Review)

My Dutch Billionaire: Part Three (My Dutch Billionaire #3) by Marian Tee (review)

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Richard’s Reign (Enthrall #6) by Vanessa Fewings (review)

Awakening Desire (Desire #1) by Lacy LeRoch (review)

November

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Player (Taboo Short #2) by Sam Crescent and Jenika Snow (Review)

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{Meme} Top Ten Of Your Auto-buy Authors

The below authors are those that I have brought all or most of their books. Whether I have read them or not yet is another thing all together.

1. Anne Bishop

2. Pepper Winters

3. Sylvia Day

4. Christina Lauren

5. Cassandra Clare

6. Jodi Ellen Malpas

7. Colleen Hoover

8. Samantha Young

9. Kresley Cole

10. Alice Clayton

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Top Ten Books On My TBR For Winter 2015

How I’m tracking so far with my seasonal TBR lists for this year

  • Summer 2014/2015 ~ 2/10 (18 extra)
  • Autumn 2015 ~ 4/10 (15 extra)

Slowly getting better at reading the books I place on these lists. So without further delay, below is a list of books I hope to read this winter.

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1. Vintage Vol 2 (Vintage #2) by Lisa Suzanne (Read June 2015 review)

2. Satisfaction (Temptation #2) by KM Golland

3. Twisted Together (Monster in the Dark #3) by Pepper Winters

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4. Crash Ride (Power Station #2) by T Gephart

5. Ruin and Rule (Pure Corruption MC #1) by Pepper Winters (Read June 2015 review)

6. Getting Dirty (Jail Bait #1) by Mia Storm (Read August 2015 review)

7. Becoming a Jett Girl (The Bourbon Series #1) by Meghan Quinn

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8. Manwhore (Manwhore #1) by Katy Evans

9. Command Me (The Royal Saga #1) by Geneva Lee

10. Pulse (The Beat and the Pulse #2) by Amity Cross

And a space for all the other books I will read that are not on the above list (because it’s going to happen no matter what)

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Sibling Rivalry by T.S. Irons (Read June 2015 review)

A Vixen In Venice by Kate Deveaux (Read June, 2015 review)

The Unyielding Bachelor (Captured by Love #2) by Miranda P Charles (Read June 2015 review)

Only For You (One Night of Passion #3) by Beth Kery (Read June 2015 review)

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My Wicked Stepsister by T.S. Irons (Read June 2015 review)

The Billionaire Bargain 2 (The Billionaire Bargain #2) by Lila Monroe (Read June 2015 review)

What Janie Wants by Rhenna Morgan (Read June 2015 review)

Compulsion (Magnetic Desires #1) by Misti Murphy (Read July 2015 review)

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Addiction (Magnetic Desires #2) by Misti Murphy (Read July 2015 review)

Billionaire in the Dark (Billionaire in the Dark #1) by Eden Claire (read July 2015 review)

The Billionaire Bargain 3 (The Billionaire Bargain #3) by Lila Monroe (Read July 2015 review)

His Enemy’s Son by Iyana Jenna (Read July 2015 review)

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The Scene (The Scene #1) by Roxy Sloane (Read July 2015 review)

The Voyeur Next Door by Airicka Phoenix (Read July 2015 review)

Sweet Fury (Black Heart #1) by Michelle Congdon (read July 2015 review)

Sweetly Broken (black Heart #2) by Michelle Congdon (read July 2015 review)

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Executive Toy (Executive Toy #1) by Cleo Peitsche (read August 2015 review)

Professional Sin (Executive Toy #2) by Cleo Peitsche (read August 2015 review)

Dangerously Big (Executive Toy #3) by Cleo Peitsche (read August 2015 review)

Trickiest Job (Executive Toy #4) by Cleo Peitcche (read August 2015 review)

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Dirtiest Lie (Executive Toy #5) by Cleo Peitsche (read August 2015 review)

Forbidden Fix (Executive Toy #6) by Cleo Peitsche (read August 2015 review)

Under The Gun (Hardy and Day Under The Gun #1) by BL Morticia (read August 2015 review)

Cousins (Cousins #1) by Lisa Lang Blakeney (read August 2015 review)

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One Night In Barcelona (City Lights #13) by Mary T Bradford (read August 2015 review)

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{Meme} Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For the Rest of 2015

Can’t believe we are already half way through the year. I still have some books from the first half of the year that I want to read. But here is what I am most looking forward to for the rest of the year.

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1. King by T.M. Frazier

2. Ruin & Rule (Pure Corruption MC #1) by Pepper Winters

3. Professor Cline: Redeemed (The Professor #2) by J.M. La Rocca

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4. Something Beautiful by Jamie McGuire

5. Rule (Corruption #3) by CD Reiss

6. Dark Wild Night (Wild Season #3) by Christina Lauren

7. Sweet Ruin (Immortals After Dark #12) by Kresley Cole

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8. Nuts (The Hudson Valley #1) by Alice Clayton

9. November 9 by Colleen Hoover

10. Fourth Debt (Indebted #5) and Final Debt (Indebted #6) by Pepper Winters
I may have cheated with this one, but I’m waiting for the series to end so I can finish it in one go.

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Ten Authors I REALLY Want To Meet

I think there may be more than ten authors that I really want to meet. But I will try to make a list of the ten I REALLY REALLY REALLY want to meet.

1. Anne Bishop
Loved every book of hers that I have read so far. The world building is second to none.

2. Pepper Winters
The queen of dark romance for me. Need I say more

3. Anthony Horowitz
The only male author on this list so that really must mean something. I started reading the Alex Rider series, but truly fell in love with the power of five series. Top notch.

4. Kristen Painter
Loved the House of Comarre series. Epic urban fantasy series.

5. Christina Lauren
Beautiful Bastard was really something else and couldn’t put it down.

6. Jodi Ellen Malpas
Lord of the Manor!

7. Alice Clayton
Wallbanger! Don’t really need to say anything else after that. If you have read the book you’ll know what I’m talking about.

8. Kresley Cole
Immortals After Dark. Yes please! Still have to get around to reading the game marker series thou.

9. J Kenner
How can you not feel for Damien? He really is the alpha male.

10. K.M. Golland
I read temptation in one siting. That alone says everything I need to say.

Of course there are more and I can’t wait to finally meet some of the authors when I attend the Fictionally Yours event in Melbourne, Australia in October.

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{Meme} Top Ten Books On My Autumn 2015 TBR List

I seriously don’t know why I even bother making these TBR lists. I never manage to read all the book on the list; not even half of them.

Maybe this time around I might read a few more. Ha I can see that happening. Since I only read 2 on my summer list, maybe I might get to read 3 and I’ll be one up on my total. I will be bring some forward from my summer list, just to see if I will read them this time around.

So without further delay, below is a list of books I hope to read this autumn.

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1) One Night Denied (One Night #2) by Jodi Ellen Malpas

2) Simple Perfection (Twisted Perfection #2) by Abbi Glines (Read May 5, 2015 review)

3) Forgotten Promises (Promises #2) by Elle Brooks

4) Bad Blood (Royal Blood #2) by Amity Cross

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5) Vision in Silver (The Others #3) by Anne Bishop (Read April 17, 2015 review)

6) Pleasured by You (Love In The City #3) by Steph Nuss (Read March 23, 2015 review)

7) Closed Set by Julia Harlow (Read May 27, 2015 review)

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8) Bring Me You (Never Over You #1) by Ryleigh Andrews

9) Becoming His (His #1) by Mariah Dietz

10) Twisted Together (Monsters In The Dark #3) by Pepper Winters

And a space for all the other books I will read that are not on the above list (because it’s going to happen no matter what)

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Sociopath (Sociopath #1) by Lime Craven (Read March 27, 2015 review)

Being Emerald (New Atlanta #3) by Sylvia Ryan (Read March 31, 2015 review)

Second Debt (Indebted #3) by Pepper Winters (Read April 5, 2015 review)

Snapped (Snapped #1) by Ketley Allison (Read April 5, 2015 review)

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Shade (Snapped #2) by Ketley Allison (Read April 6, 2015 review)

Sin (Snapped #3) by Ketley Allison (Read April 7, 2015 review)

Sacred (Snapped #4) by Ketley Allison (Read April 9, 2015 review)

Suspect (Snapped #5) by Ketley Allison (Read April 10, 2015 review)

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Surrender (Snapped #6) by Ketley Allison (Read April 11, 2015 review)

Stay (Snapped #7) by Ketley Allison (Read April 12, 2015 review)

Fall For Me (Ladder Company #1) by JC Emery (Read April 22, 2015 review)

Daddy Knows Best by Vincent Drake (Read April 24, 2015 review)

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Vintage vol 1 (Vintage #1) by Lisa Suzanne (Read May 2, 2015 review)

With Visions of Red (Broken Bonds #1) by Trisha Wolfe (Read May 9, 2015 review)

Come Yell or High Water by Elise Alden (Read May 21, 2015 review)

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Ten Books For Readers Who Like The Black Jewels Trilogy

Since it seems like I have been waiting forever for the last book in the others trilogy by Anne Bishop, today’s post will be about the series that first introduced me to her.

1) The Others Trilogy by Anne Bishop

2) Kushiel’s Legacy Trilogies by Jacqueline  Cary

3) Black Dagger Brotherhood by J.R. Ward

4) Lord’s of the Underworld Series by Gena Showalter

5) House of Comarre series by Kristen Painter

6) Tairen Soul Series by C.L. Wilson

7) Immortals After Dark series by Kresley Cole

8) Matched Trilogy by Ally Condie

9) City of Bones by Cassandra Claire

10) And the rest of the books based in the world of the black jewels

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