Top Ten Tuesday

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme by The Artsy Reader
This week’s prompt is Popular Books that Lived Up to the Hype. I have so many books I could probably make this list 100s of books long
1. The Fault in Our Stars

I read this book a few years ago when it first came out. Is it overhyped at this point? Probably. Do I love it? YES.
2. The Martian

I can’t even count how many times I’ve reread this book. It’s become one of my go to reread/slump breaker books.
3. Ready Player One

I’ve only read this once, but it’s so, so good y’all.
4. Anna and the French Kiss

I actually love this book. Another one of those books that I seem to come back to over and over and over.
5. Graceling

This one had a lot of hype a few years ago. If you like fantasy at all, give it a shot!
6. Big Little Lies

The book was amazing, and the show definitely does it justice. It’s a perfect beach read!
7. Shatter Me

I got this book as an ARC a few years back, before the hype even started. I loved it and it’s definitely time for a reread!
8. Fangirl

Another one of my regular rereads. I relate to it on a lot of levels, and the love story at its core is so realistic.
9. Cinder

SUCH A GOOD RETELLING. A unique take on a fairy tale that seems to get retold almost as much as Pride and Prejudice.
10. Hunger Games

So hyped. So worth it. I didn’t like the sequels as much, but the first was a near perfect dystopian that started a whole genre.

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  1. I’m about to read Artemis by Andy Weir, but I never read The Martian. Hopefully it’s just as good!
    I struggled with Shatter Me and didn’t get past the first few chapters, but everyone loves it so I might have to give it another chance!
    And Hunger Games <3
    Great list!

  2. Aghh so many good choices on your list! I loved Fangirl, Cinder, Shatter Me, Big Little Lies, Anna and the French Kiss, and Ready Player One! You’ve got some great taste in books! 🙂

  3. I’ve read the Fault in Our Stars a couple times, and I loved it. I just read Anna and the French Kiss for the first time, and it was really good. Hunger Games is one of my favorite books. I’ve read the series 3 times, but the first book 6 times. I definitely like the first book the best. I haven’t read any of the other ones on this list, but I would love to check them out. My favorite books are the Harry Potter series, and I also love Divergent. I have enjoyed reading a few other books by John Green, although, the Fault in Our Stars is still my favorite book by him.

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