Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I'd Love To Read With My Book Club


The theme for this week's edition of Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is Books I'd Love To Read With My Book Club.  This is a pretty easy one for me.  So far, the book club I participate in has mostly read cozy mysteries, historical fiction, and romance - not usually my cup of tea.  I haven't yet picked the book for the month, but here are some fantastic titles I'm really looking forward to that I would suggest to shake things up and get some of the others to read out of their comfort zone.

The Martian by Andy Weir


Red Rising by Pierce Brown


The Walled City by Ryan Graudin


Revival by Stephen King


Timebound by Rysa Walker


Ready Player One by Ernest Cline


The Rook by Daniel O'Malley


Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers


Empire State by Adam Christopher


Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett



I'd say this sounds like a pretty compelling list!  When we vote on our next reads, I'm hoping one of these books may be selected.  What do you think of my selection?  Do you think these fun titles could promote interesting discussion during book club?

40 comments:

  1. I've heard good things about Red Rising, but Grave Mercy is beautiful. It's sort of a combination of a historical, romantic, and fantasy read which might appeal to a wider audience.

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    1. Very good to know! I'm excited to read them both, either way. Thanks for visiting! :)

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  2. I haven't read any of those, maybe I should. I seriously need to read a Terry Pratchett book, maybe that'll be a good place to start!
    Here's my TTT if you're interested: https://victoriajaynesbooks.wordpress.com/2015/01/27/top-ten-tuesday-8/

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    1. You can't go wrong with Discworld - Death is a great character. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. That's a really interesting list. I've heard loads of good things about Ready Player One and it really looks like great fun.

    I have read The Martian and it was OK. There was little to no character development, and it got really repetitive after a while. Still moderately entertaining though.

    Reaper Man is great. It was the first Terry Pratchett book that I read and I'll always have a bit of a soft spot for it. Plus, Death is definitely my favourite character in the Discworld.

    The rest of the books looks pretty good as well, great post!

    Killian
    http://leaf-on-the-breeze.blogspot.ie/

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    1. Thanks! Death is easily one of the best characters. :)

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  4. The Walled City and Grave Mercy are so good! I'm hoping to read The Martian soon, just waiting on my copy to come in the mail. Great list!!

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    1. Thanks! I can't wait to read them, with a book club or not!

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  5. You have a fabulous list! I loved Grave Mercy so much. I have The Martian and Ready Player One on my TBR.

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    1. Thank you! I've heard great things about them and I can't wait to read them!

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  6. I loved The Walled City and Grave Mercy so much! I've been curious about Timebound and Ready Player One—they both sound interesting.

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  7. Awesome selection! I love the cover of Timebound. The cover alone makes me want to read it.

    A nice variety there :)

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    1. Thanks! I've had it on my tbr for a while - the description sounds fantastic!

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  8. Ready Player One is such a fun book! I love this list. I would join your book club for sure. :)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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    1. You're welcome and thanks for stopping by mine in return. :)

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  9. Grave Mercy is the only one of these I know, but I loved it. Really need to finish the trilogy. Would be tons of fun to read with a book club! :D Thanks for stopping by my blog! :D

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  10. Grave Mercy is one of my favorites! It's so good. I've been wanting to read Red Rising and The Walled City as well, maybe I should do that soon...

    Great list!

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  11. I read Ready Player One around Christmastime and whilst I didn't love it, I'd definitely recommend it to a book club. Plenty to talk about - mainly the role of the internet in our lives.

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    1. Thanks for letting me know. I'll have to see if I can get it on the vote. :)

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  12. I've read Ready Player One, The Walled City, and Red Rising. All would be great choices for a book club!

    I'm reading Grave Mercy right now, and it's really good!

    Good list :]

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  13. I really like the His Fair Assassin Trilogy and almost added these books to my TTT post this week!

    Here’s a link to my TTT post for the week: http://captivatedreader.blogspot.com/2015/01/top-ten-tuesday-ten-books-id-love-to.html

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  14. Ooh, great list! I'd love to discuss some of these with a group too.

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  15. I've heard about both Red Rising and The Walled City and they do sound like they would make good book club books. Empire State looks really interesting, I may just have to check that out!
    Great list.

    Thanks for stopping by my TTT.
    Alex @ The Book Banner

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  16. Great list - I'm mad keen to read The Martian and Ready Player One. I've been hearing so many good things about both of these.

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  17. GRAVE MERCY AND THE WALLED CIY FOR SURE. I ADORED THOSE BOOKS! :D

    Thanks for stopping by Fiction Freak!

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    1. Thanks for dropping by my blog in return!

      I can't describe how excited I am to read these two books! :)

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  18. Good choices, Red Rising is on my TBR list!
    Carly :)
    Tea and Cakes

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  19. I really like Stephen king books. But they should have more rabbits in them.

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    1. Haha! Can't go wrong with Stephen King. :)

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  20. Epic Reads was a choice I gave my partner, and I hope we can have a wonderful discussion regarding the book.

    The Martian! Woowoo!!

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