Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read So Far In 2013

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I've Read So Far In 2013

Well, it turns out I haven’t read many 5 star books so far this year, but the ones that did get that honor are totally AMAAAAZING to me. I even have favorite 4-star books!

The Five Stars Club

justoneday1. Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices #3) by Cassandra Clare – I couldn’t even write up my feelings on the amazingness of this book, y’all.

2. The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen – SIGH! Such a good Summer book! (My Review)

3. Just One Day (Just One Day #1) by Gayle Forman – The first book I read this year and it still one of my favorites of the year! :D (My Review)

4. Things I Can’t Forget (Hundred Oaks #3) by Miranda Kenneally – I loved so much of this book! (My Review)

5. The Best Man (Blue Heron #1) by Kristan Higgins – Such a FUN contemporary romance! (My Review)

6. Gameboard of the Gods (Age of X #1) by Richelle Mead – It’s Richelle Mead! Of course, I loved it! Though I know a lot of people have not. :( (My Review)

The Four Stars Club


7. Lover At Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood #11) by J.R. Ward – I just. I love this series SO MUCH! It was one of my most anticipated books this year and it totally delivered! I can never write reviews for these either.

8. Three Sisters (Blackberry Island #2) by Susan Mallery – This book was such a great story of friendship and relationships! (My Review)

9. Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass #1) by Sarah J. Maas – OH MY GOD! Where had I been?! SO AMAZING! (My Review)

10. For Darkness Shows the Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars #1) by Diana Peterfreund – SO GOOD!! REALLY BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN! (Review coming soon. Hopefully.)


Jess @ Gone with the Words

27 Responses to “Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read So Far In 2013”

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    Sigh- I just need to get to Just One Day- Why have I not read this book? I must. I also need to check out more from your list. I’ve had a pretty meh year so far.

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    I really should get to Cassandra Clare. I have got to be missing out. Love your site banner BTW, it is beautiful — great quotes.

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    I’m excited to read The Moon and More! I love the changes they’ve made to all her book covers. Just One Day is on my TBR list, it looks really interesting. I wish I had enjoyed For Darkness Shows the Stars, but sadly it wasn’t for me. Happy reading!

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    books for a delicate eternity

    So, I need to read TID books, pronto. I’m glad you liked Gameboard of the Gods, I have a review copy waiting for me, and I’m really excited about reading it :D
    And I shall keep an eye out for your review of For Darkness Shows the Stars; that book looks really good. :)

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    Ginger @ GReads!

    Clockwork Princess! gah! I think it takes the top spot for my favorite ending to a series. I still need to read The Best Man. Glad to see it made your list though!

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    Oh my gosh, how did I forget about Just One Day?! I feel like I should update my list now lol…

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    Throne of Glass for the win!!! Love this series. And I finally read For Darkness Shows the Stars recently; SO GOOD!

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    Oh Gayle! How I love her books.
    You got me all excited to read Gameboard of the Gods now!
    I STILL need to read anything Diana Peterfreund. Shame on me!!! And…… Sarah Dessen. Even more shame on me!

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    Yesssss! Please review For Darkness Shows the Stars so you and I can convince the world of its brilliance. AND YES to the Moon and More. Sarah Dessen is my go-to for summer contemps… and Gayle Forman my go-to for contemp truth/discovering who you are etc. etc. AND AND AND if you thought Throne of Glass was amazing, go request Crown of Midnight on Netgalley. CoM outshines ToG and omg so many feels in that book. *sigh* I still need to write a review for it.

    Still need to catch up on Clockwork Princess….
    I hope your luck with awesome books continues :)

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    great list. there are things here that i haven’t read YET (like Just One Day), but I know they’re gonna be fantastic. also love that you included The Best Man, loved that book, too. I couldn’t review Clockwork Princess, either, but LOVED it

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    Jen (Pop! Goes The Reader)

    *Claps hands with glee* I have The Best Man currently unread on my Kindle and I’m all the more excited now that I’ve read your review and seen it featured on this week’s TTT list! Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a contemporary adult romance and I can only hope I’ll love it as much as you did :)

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    Shannon (Giraffe Days)

    I’ve got a few of these – Just One Day, For Darkness Shows the Stars, Clockwork Princess and Throne of Glass; so happy to see them on your list! And I’m not even sure where I’m up to in the Black Dagger Brotherhood – only one to read or two?? Either way, they’re fun books! Lots more here for me to look into that I’m not familiar with.

    My TTT

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    Christina (BookTasty)

    So, I started to read Just One Day, but got busy and had to return it to my library. I need to go back and get it because I keep hearing really good things about it :) Clockwork Princess was just so awesome and I loved how it all wrapped up so perfectly! :)

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    Love Sarah Dessen and Richelle Mead. Must get my hands on those books. I’ve read the first for BDB books and am loving them. Need to read the next one soon. I have Throne of Glass but haven’t read it yet :(

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    YES!! Love THIS!!
    First of all Gameboard of the Gods — I snagged this at BEA and am soooo excited about it!! Have you read her Succubus series?? I’ve heard it is STEAAAMY!! Oh… and LOVER AT LAST!! HECK YES!! ;) ;)
    I am looking forward to Throne of Glass and giving the Hundred Oaks series a shot.

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    Books, Tea & Me

    I’m reading The Moon and More right now actually, and really like it! But then again, when does Dessen ever disappoint? I love The Mortal Instruments series, so I know I’ll have to start The Infernal Devices series soon (I have the first book sitting on my shelf waiting for me). Great list!

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    Lauren @ Love is not a triangle

    YES to Clockwork Princess and Just One Day! I really really want to read the Hundred Oaks series. And I think I’m going to wait on Gameboard of the Gods until more of that series is released. I think I like Richelle Mead better in larger chunks. But the fact that you love it so, makes that harder!

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