Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I've Read So Far In 2015


Happy Tuesday and welcome to Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  The theme this week is Books I've Read So Far In 2015.  I've read quite a few good ones so this will be a little challenging!  Here they are in order from most recent with my reviews linked:


Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle #3) by Maggie Stiefvater


The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith


Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel



Ms. Marvel (Volume 1 and Volume 2) by G. Willow Wilson


A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab


The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins


City of Savages by Lee Kelly


The Martian by Andy Weir


Shutter by Courtney Alameda


The Cure for Dreaming by Cat Winters

Bonus:


The Girl from Felony Bay by J.E. Thompson


What do you think of my favorites from this year?  Do we share any titles?  Have any recommendations for me?  By the way, I love comments and I always try to respond to each!

66 comments:

  1. Great list! We share Girl on the Train, that book was such a page turner! I loved it. You've got some on here I haven't heard of yet. I love seeing everyone's recommendations.

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    1. Thanks! It was so great - I always like a good unreliable character. Hope you find some good ones!

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  2. You've got some really good books here! XD

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  3. You and I must have very similar tastes in books because you have several books on your list that I read this year, including THE MARTIAN, which was a favorite. AND Blue Lily , Lily Blue. WOWie-Zowie. Thanks for dropping by my blog.

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  4. I also had The Girl on the Train but really enjoyed Station Eleven too! I really want to read the Martian too - Great list!

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  5. I kind of gave up on The Raven Cycle books...the second one let me down a bit. LOVED the Cure for Dreaming!!!

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  6. Great list! I have a copy of The Cure for Dreaming but I haven't read it yet. The Martian and Station Eleven were on my top ten list last year!

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    1. I just got to them a little late. :) I hope you like The Cure for Dreaming!

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  7. Station Eleven made my list, too and had I read Blue Lily, Lily Blue this year, that would of course be on the list! I LOVE that series! Based on Girl On A Train, I highly recommend Marrow by Tarryn Fisher and Swerve by Vicki Petersson!!

    New follower, My TTT

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  8. Interesting list! I´ll put Weir on my TBR-list and Cat Winters too. I rreally like the cover!

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  9. Hey Lauren! I can't believe I forgot Girl on the Train on my list! I have not been able get my hands on the Raven Cycle but love Stiefvater; Scorpio Races is great if you haven't read it yet.

    Also, big thanks for checking out my TTT :)

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    1. I have and it was fantastic! :) Thanks for checking out mine too.

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  10. Blue Lily, Lily Blue is amazing, I cannot wait for the last book. I've heard such great things about Ms. Marvel, I might pick it up. Great list, Lauren!

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    1. You really should! I hope you'll like it!

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  11. Your list has so many books on my TBR, especially A Darker Shade of Magic and Miss Marvel, so I'm glad you liked them. Great list!

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  12. I am loving the Raven Cycle. Im almost done with the second book. I want them on my shelf so I can read them whenever I want, and look at their pretty covers.

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    1. I only own the third because I picked up the first two from the library - I should probably buy them...

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  13. Just read the Ms. Marvels and Station Eleven and loved them! But I have to say seeing Blue Lily, Lily Blue makes me sooo happy! Great list!

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  14. Cool list! I wrote some down because I've actually never heard of them and they sound so interesting -- so thanks for sharing those! I still have to read The Raven Cycle and A Darker Shade of Magic!

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    1. I hope you enjoy them! Thanks for visiting.

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  15. I'm loving the Raven Cycle too, and you've got some others stuff on here that I've been meaning to read: Station Eleven and Darker Shade of Magic in particular.

    I liked Ms. Marvel, but I wasn't totally hooked into it until volume 3 and now I can't wait for more of it to come out.

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    1. I have volume three on hold at the library and I can't wait until it arrives!

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  16. The Martian is so amazing! I really loved it. Really enjoyed Ms. Marvel as well... and I've been wanting to read The Alex Crow (I really like everything by this author that I've read so far.) Great list!

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    1. Thanks! I've enjoyed all that I've read from Smith too. :)

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  17. I'm obsessed with Shutter! It's definitely one of my favorites of the year. I really need to read The Alex Crow, Station Eleven and City of Savages. Great list! Thanks for stopping by Michelle's Minions!

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  18. I'm obsessed with Shutter! It's definitely one of my favorites of the year. I really need to read The Alex Crow, Station Eleven and City of Savages. Great list! Thanks for stopping by Michelle's Minions!

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    1. I know right! I wish it wasn't a standalone. :)

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  19. I love your list! I still haven't started A Darker Shade of Magic yet because other books kept getting in the way but one day soon, one day!

    Thanks for stopping by my TTT earlier :)

    Obsessive Compulsive Reader

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  20. Blue Lily, Lily Blue has been on so many lists and I understand why because it's such a great book. I think it's the best from the series so far. I can't wait to read Shutter! I heard many awesome things about it and it sounds exactly like my cup of tea.
    Lovely list. :)

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    1. I've noticed! I just love the entire series. :) Shutter was fantastic and I bet you will like it.

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  21. I've only read the first book in the Raven Cycle series. I was a bit disappointed as it wasn't as good as her books Lament and Ballard. Maybe I need to try again. My TTT @Crushingcinders

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    1. I haven't tried either of those yet, but I have to!

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  22. Yay for BLLB ! So many books to check, my head's immediately got stuck The Cure For Dreaming though.

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    1. Yay! That's definitely an awesome one to go for for first!

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  23. I seriously need to read The Alex Crow! I love me some Andrew Smith!

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  24. I have V.E Schwab & Paula Hawkins in my TBR pile and with so much hype on it, I might read it sooner! Great list and thank you for stopping by earlier.

    Jane @ the bookdragon

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    1. Thanks for visiting mine too. I'm pretty sure Schwab is a genius so you might have to check her out first! :)

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  25. Blue Lily, Lily Blue is one that I need to read, just to get ready for The Raven King. Maybe as the release date gets closer. Thanks for stopping by earlier. Happy Reading!

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    1. I know what you mean. I may need to re-read the series!

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  26. Great list! I'd like to read A Darker Shade of Magic soon, and I'm really enjoying Ms. Marvel - I'm looking forward to the release of Vol.4 later this year!

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    1. I can't wait till volume three comes in at the library for me!

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  27. So many books I need to read on your list! I really enjoyed a Darker Shade of Magic as well. I cannot wait to see where book two goes!

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    1. I'm dying to find out! Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  28. My book club is reading The Martian in November, but I don't think I'll be able to wait that long. :-) Just saw the movie trailer last week too, and it looks awesome.

    I've seen Station Eleven on a lot of these TTT lists this week. Makes me more curious to pick it up...

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    1. It does look good. I'm not too sure about Matt Damon though. Anyway I hope you like Station Eleven.

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  29. Shutter almost mad my list. loved it, Thanks for stopping by PTB

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  30. I really need to get round to some of these myself! And Ms Marvel is awesome.

    -Nikki from breathesbooks.com

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  31. Great list! I haven't heard of some of those books so I'll have to check them out.

    Dreams @ Once Upon A Dream Books

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  33. I've been meaning to read The Raven Cycle series for a while now so it's encouraging to see that you loved the 4th book (is it the last?) great list, I now have some new books I need to check out! :D

    My TTT: http://enchantedbyya.blogspot.com/2015/07/top-ten-tuesday-2-top-ten-books-ive.html

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    1. The fourth one with be the next and final one - BL,BL is the third. :) I hope you like them and thanks for sharing!

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  34. I LOVED The Martian!! :) Great list!

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