Top Ten Tuesday – Books I Enjoyed but haven’t mentioned on the blog

An interesting Top Ten Tuesday this week-books I have read and enjoyed but haven’t mentioned on my blog.

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.,

I love reading and read widely but when I started my blog, I decided to focus on science fiction, fantasy, and historical fiction. But there are so many books I have enjoyed but haven’t reviewed on my blog.

A Line to Kill by Anthony Horowitz

Author Horowitz reluctantly pairs up with ex Detective Hawthorne to solve crime. The interactions between Hawthorne and Horowitz is hilarious but I love the little peeks of the publishing world in these books.

The Power by Naomi Alderson

I don’t usually read literally fiction, but this book really did make me think. Women suddenly develop the power to deliver shocks through a sklein and suddenly are more physically powerful then men. The reactions of men and women to this new change was horrifying and realistic as is the thought would women be any different to men if they were physically stronger.

Bridget Jones Diary By Helen Fielding

One of the books that got me through dating in my singleton thirties and a book that remains hilarious even after a thousand rereads!

Tales from the Loop by Simon Stalenhag

This beautifully illustrated book with a weird and quirky story is difficult to write a review about, so I didn’t even try!

The Other Boleyn Girl by Phillipa Gregory

This is the book that got me hooked on historical fiction. I enjoyed reading about an important historical event from the point of view of a unimportant woman- the sister of Anne Boleyn.

Wedlock by Wendy Moore (or How Georgian Britain’s worst husband met his match)

A Non-fiction book about a poor woman who was abducted so that she could be married against her will for her money that was just as unbelievable as any historical fiction. The bonus was the setting for this book was in the ruins of Gibside, one of my favourite places to visit and run.

Pale Rider by Laura Spinney

I read this book just before the start of the Covid 19 pandemic and reading about the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 was strangely reassuring. The ways people reacted then are so similar to how people reacting now and I would recommend giving this a read if Covis-19 has made you despair of humanity.

Orphan X by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz

Evan Smoak is the nowhere man- a man you can call anytime to get you out of a tight spot but he is a man running from his past. These books are tense and full of action.

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

A cosy murder featuring a group of pensioners trying to solve the crime in the only way they know how. This book is typically British- quirky, sarcastic and full of tea and biscuits.

Thank you for stopping by

Please leave a link to your TTT in the comments, so I can have a little look at your list

21 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday – Books I Enjoyed but haven’t mentioned on the blog

  1. Despite the fact that living through an actual pandemic is not fun at all, I actually really enjoy reading about them. I don’t know why. I just find it all so fascinating. PALE RIDER isn’t one I’ve heard of before, but now I really want to read it. Thanks for the heads-up!

    Happy TTT!


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