Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Ten Books I Really Love But Feel Like I Haven't Talked About Enough

All Families are Psychotic - I never talk about Douglas Coupland, but I love him! This is my favourite, odd-ball book by him. 

Mistress of the Art of Death - I love this series. I used to be a huge historical fiction reader, but I have really fizzled on it the last couple years. I mean a female medical examiner in historical times? So awesome!

The Dark Queen - I didn't expect to like this series, but it was a fun blend of fantasy and historical fiction!

Phantom - Retelling of Phantom of the Opera for the win!

The Republic of Nothing - Love Lesley Choyce! This takes place on a fictional island off the coast of Nova Scotia, where I live, and where basically anything goes!

Ghost Rider - This non-fiction book is so well written and will appeal to all readers even if you are not necessarily a Rush fan.

Outlander - I love this book! I have read it more than once... Never read on in the series. Page turner, though!

The House of the Spirits - Isabel Allende used to be an auto-buy for me... I really need to reconnect with some of her newer books, but this magical realism tale was so good!

Skulduggery Pleasant - I love Skulduggery. He is a walking, talking skeleton!

The Bronze Horseman - Russia. WWII. Yes, please! Such a good book!!

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10 comments:

  1. I could have picked the Coupland and Mistress of the Art of Death for my list - both were so good. Great list Kelly!

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  2. Ooh lots of new to me books. I like the sound of Skulduggeryy! That looks like some nutty stuff!! Off to find out about Lesley Choyce!

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  3. Oh dear. The only one of these I've heard of is Outlander and I do want to read that one.

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  4. Everyone seems to love The Bronze Horseman - have it on my wishlist for ages. On Outlander, I read the second and it was a huge disappointment, never read further.

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  5. Great list! Heard of them but haven't read any (LOL). I've always wanted to read Skulduggery though.

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  6. Oh, i really liked Ariana Franklin's series! Enjoyed The Outlander, but never continued with the rest of the books. New titles to consider!

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  7. I love Skulduggery too, but it wasn't on my list this week as I constantly fangirl about how much I love Skulduggery!
    My TTT: https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2016/03/22/top-ten-tuesday-49/

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  8. Oh I need to revisit Douglas Coupland! I read a whole bunch of his books in maybe 2009 and thought they were tremendous, but I haven't read anything else by him in a few years. Gotta rectify that!

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  9. Great choices! I read Phantom years ago and remember thinking it was such a great book although it did make me cry!

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  10. Once upon a time I had "The House of the Spirits" on my to-read list. I never got around to getting myself a copy. I'm not familiar with other books in this post, but they sound interesting.

    ~ Risa

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