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Top Ten Tuesday : Books I Picked Up on A Whim

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme/event hosted by The Broke and the Bookish wherein, each week, a new topic is announced and bloggers participate in that and put up their own lists. Today’s topic is Ten Books You Picked Up On A Whim .


1. Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas

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This series is an epic fantasy series involving faeries and some awesome, awesome magic. I had initially no intent of reading these books, but then one day, all of a sudden, I downloaded Throne of Glass and got completely sucked in.

2. It’s Kind of A Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

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When I picked this up, I had no idea what this was about, except for it being a contemporary. I was just intrigued by the title and the cover and picked it up on a whim one day – and ended up loving it. It’s a book dealing with mental illness – along with humour and very quirky writing.

3. A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray

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Another book I had literally no idea about, and I was SO pleasantly suprised when I read this. Amazing concept, and really gripping, intriguing plot. Loved this book!

4. Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson

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Reading this book has probably been one of the best decisions I’ve made, because this book was fantastic, and is one ofmy favorites. At the time I read it, I had no intention of reading it, but then I just randomly started reading one day – and absolutely loved it.

5. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

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This book I had bought – of course with the intention of reading – but hadn’t planned on reading anytime soon. However, one day when I finished reading my current book, I picked this up randomly and started reading – and couldn’t put it down.

6. Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma

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This is one of the darkest and best love stories I’ve read – all thanks to me downloading suddenly when I saw it on some site – and fortunately, I ended up falling in love with it.

7. The Distance Between Us by Kasie West

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This is one of the cutest love stories I’ve read – and I hadn’t even heard of Kasie West before reading this book.


That’s it for my list of books picked up on a whim!

Have you read any of these? Share your opinions!

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18 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday : Books I Picked Up on A Whim

  1. It was the same for me when reading Throne of Glass. I downloaded it because it was the right price and I had seen it around. I’m so happy I randomly decided to download it. I haven’t read the others, but lately I’ve seen that Kasie West book cover everywhere!

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  2. It’s Kind of a Funny Story is one of those books I randomly came across at the library and figured why-not, the cover looked fun. So glad I read that book and it’s slowly creeped up as one I find myself re-reading a lot. Great List!

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  3. Forbidden used to be on my TBR but the subject matter was quite… difficult that I never ended up finishing it. I’m a bit older now though and I’m still kind of curious. I’m glad that you fell in love with it! It’s definitely quite dark. :P

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