Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Top Ten Tuesday #84 - Favorite 2016 Releases So Far



Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

Top Ten Favorite 2016 Releases So Far

I haven't read a ton of 2016 releases but I have read around 12 so I can at least finish the list! They won't be the best of the best and I may have thought that some were only a 3 star "it was ok" read but here they are! 


1. The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill - #1 favorite 2016 release I've read so far this year. Releases in August. 
2. Age of Myth by Michael J. Sullivan - Currently reading this fantasy and it's pretty good so far. 
3. The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis - I went a little out of my comfort zone with this psychological thriller but I really enjoyed it!
4. Stars Above by Marissa Meyer - A nice recap of all the Lunar Chronicles characters and back stories. 


5. Pax by Sara Pennypacker - A pretty deep story about a boy and his pet fox. 
6. Tru & Nelle by G. Neri - About Harper Lee and Truman Capote's friendship as kids. 
7. School of the Dead by Avi - A pretty good middle-grade ghost story. 
8. Cogling by Jordan Elizabeth Mierek - Possibly my first full 'steampunk' read. I really enjoyed it. 


9. Shadow Magic by Joshua Khan - A pretty good middle-grade fantasy where the stereotypes of 'good and evil' are kind of flipped. 
10. Grayling's Song by Karen Cushman - I was actually kind of disappointed by this one but it had a great premise and I read a couple other 2016 releases that were worse so #10 it is. 

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I have quite a few to add to my July TBR and hopefully I can change this from 3 definite faves and a bunch of 'mehs' to 5-10 faves! 

9 comments:

  1. Of these I've only heard of The Girl Who Drank the Moon. I haven't read it yet, but I did snag a copy of the arc at work. It sounds wonderful!

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    1. I loved it! I pre-ordered a copy for my shelves because I already want to re-read it! :)

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  2. I really need to read Stars Above. It sounds so good, I just need to find the time to read it! And I'm really looking forward to The Girl Who Drank The Moon being released. It has a great title :)

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    1. And that cover! I definitely recommend both! :)

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  3. Tru and Nelle SOUNDS and LOOKS amazing - I really need that one ASAP.
    Thanks for sharing these & HAPPY READING!

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    1. I definitely recommend it if you enjoyed To Kill A Mockingbird!
      Thank you so much for stopping by! :)

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  4. Pax looks good, and even though the synopsis of Age of Myth doesn't have me convinced I do love that cover. The Girl Who Drank the Moon looks interesting too.

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    1. I'm a sucker for covers with trees on them. The forest is my happy place. :D

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  5. I'm glad to hear that you like Tru and Nelle so much - I can't wait to read it! :)

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