Category: Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Purple Cover Love

Top Ten Tuesday: Purple Cover Love

Posted July 1, 2024 / 21 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (a weekly blog link-up hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is “Books with My Favorite Color on the Cover”… and for me, that means a purple cover love post! Nothing quite draws me to a cover like purple or mountains… bonus points, […]



Top Ten-ish Tuesday: My Summer Reading List 2024

Top Ten-ish Tuesday: My Summer Reading List 2024

Posted June 18, 2024 / 7 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is my summer reading list for 2024. Last year, I got inspiration for this post from the fantastic summer reading program that my local library system had when I was growing up in northern Illinois. Instead […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Some Books on My Wish List

Top Ten Tuesday: Some Books on My Wish List

Posted June 10, 2024 / 22 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is all about letting others know our bookish wishes and granting wishes for other bloggers, too. In general, when I ask for books as part of a gift list (like for my birthday or Christmas), I […]


Top Ten-ish Tuesday: Recent Reads I Had All the Feels For

Top Ten-ish Tuesday: Recent Reads I Had All the Feels For

Posted June 3, 2024 / 7 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is “Books I Had VERY Strong Emotions About”. I could have gone several different ways with this topic but ultimately I decided to talk about some recent reads that I had all the feels for. These […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles in Bloom

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles in Bloom

Posted May 7, 2024 / 11 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is ‘May Flowers’, for obvious reasons 🙂 What are some of your fave spring blooms? I love azaleas and drift roses and lantana and tulips the most, but anything that is brightly colored tends to get […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Some Recent Reads I Couldn’t Put Down

Top Ten Tuesday: Some Recent Reads I Couldn’t Put Down

Posted April 29, 2024 / 28 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is ‘Petty Reasons You DNF’d (did not finish) a Book’ but I chose to put a more positive spin on it and look at some recent reads that I could NOT put down! (And honestly, the […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Some Recent Additions to My TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday: Some Recent Additions to My TBR List

Posted April 22, 2024 / 22 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is “Unread Books on My Shelves I Want to Read Soon” but ohmyword if I actually started down that rabbit hole, the post would be more appropriately titled “Top Ten Thousand Tuesday”. As it is, I […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Characters On Vacation

Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Characters On Vacation

Posted April 16, 2024 / 41 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is “Characters I’d Like to go on Vacation With” but I’m tweaking it just a little bit so I don’t have to choose between characters lol. The books on my list today all feature characters on […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in the Roaring Twenties

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Set in the Roaring Twenties

Posted April 8, 2024 / 11 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a freebie so I decided to look at books set in the Roaring Twenties. I used to think that I didn’t like reading books set in this era but over the last few years I’ve […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Spring 2024 Cover Love

Top Ten Tuesday: Spring 2024 Cover Love

Posted March 18, 2024 / 15 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is all about our Spring 2024 TBR lists but there’s no way I can limit that to 10 or any reasonable number lol. I’m already scheduled to review over 40 books between now & the end […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – Gone to the Dogs Again

Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – Gone to the Dogs Again

Posted February 26, 2024 / 16 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is Covers/Titles with Things Found in Nature (idea submitted by Jessica @ a GREAT read) and there were so many ways I could have gone with this. But ultimately I decided to go back to a […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Romance Abroad

Top Ten Tuesday: Romance Abroad

Posted February 13, 2024 / 7 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is all about love and romance, so I thought I’d take a look at some of my fave novels where the characters find romance abroad. No ‘girl (or guy) next door’ for these travelers, they go […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2023

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors I Read for the First Time in 2023

Posted January 29, 2024 / 22 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is ‘new to me authors I discovered in 2023’ and I’m tweaking it just slightly to be “authors I read for the first time in 2023”. That way I feel better about including the debut authors – and there were some FABULOUS […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – All About the Handwriting

Top Ten Tuesday: Cover Love – All About the Handwriting

Posted January 22, 2024 / 17 Comments

Happy Tuesday, reading friends! I’m doing my own theme today for the Top Ten Tuesday link-up (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) because if I talked about books I wanted to read last year but didn’t get to yet we would be here for an eternity lol. Instead, I’m taking […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Most Recent Additions to My TBR List

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Recent Additions to My TBR List

Posted December 26, 2023 / 7 Comments

Happy Tuesday! I hope y’all had a very Merry Christmas. As we look ahead to the new year, I’m also looking at books coming up that I really want to read. Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) fits right in with this – so […]


Top Ten Tuesday: A Bunch of Series Set in Georgia

Top Ten Tuesday: A Bunch of Series Set in Georgia

Posted November 28, 2023 / 28 Comments

Happy Tuesday! For today’s Top Ten Tuesday ‘book setting’ prompt, I decided to look at a bunch of series that are set in Georgia… and a handful of standalone titles I’ve enjoyed that are set here too. And by ‘bunch’, I mean ‘however many I can think of’ – sticking […]



Top Ten Tuesday: Sweet Titles for Sweet Treats

Top Ten Tuesday: Sweet Titles for Sweet Treats

Posted October 30, 2023 / 7 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is the annual Halloween freebie. I’ve done several years of spooky book posts, so I decided to do something different this year and focus on my favorite part of Halloween – the candy! The books I’m […]