Top Ten Tuesday|Turn Ons

 

Hey everyone! I’m back for a minute or two after yet another hiatus. I definitely can’t promise that I’ll ever have a solid schedule. It’s time for another Top Ten Tuesday post! Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful bloggers @ The Broke And The Bookish. Go check them out for more information about this weekly meme and so much more! This week’s topic is:

Top Ten Things That Will Make Me Instantly Want To Read A Book


Ten Things That Make Me Want To Read A Book:

  1. The Summary!

If it has a fantastic summary, that really sells it for me. The summary is everything!!

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2. The Cover!

I am someone who is likely to judge a book by its cover. If it has a beautiful, interesting or eye-catching cover, I’m likely to give it a try!

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3. The Length!

If it’s a longer book, there’s a higher chance I’ll read it. Short books are definitely not my style.

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4. The Writing Style!

I’m not too picky about the writing style. The only style I won’t read is verse. That’s definitely not my thing.

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5. The Author!

If it’s an author I know/have read, I will most likely give it a read. Especially if it’s part of a series!

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That’s a wrap! I could only think of five specific book “turn ons” What persuades you to pick up a book? Let me know!

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more Top Ten Tuesdays!

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

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Top Ten Tuesday|Fandom Merchandise

Hey everyone! It’s time for a fandom filled Top Ten Tuesday. Top Ten Tuesday’s was created by the fantastic people @ The Broke And The Bookish. Go check them out for more information about this meme and more! This week’s topic:

Fandom Freebie — top ten fandoms I’m in, 10 reasons X fandom is the best, must have merchandise for x fandom, etc. etc.

I have decided to do Ten Must Have Merch Items For The Harry Potter Fandom.


 Ten Must Have Merch Items For The Harry Potter Fandom:

1. T-Shirts!

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2. Funko Pop Figures!

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3. Wand Replicas

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4. The Books Of Course!!

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5. Jewelry

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6. Mugs

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7. The Movies

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8. Posters

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9. Signs

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10.  Pillows

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That’s a wrap! These are just some of the amazing Harry Potter merch you can get! What would you buy?

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more!

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

Top Ten Tuesday|Love

 




Hey everyone! It’s time for another Top Ten Tuesday! This weekly meme was created by the wonderful people at The Broke And The Bookish. Go check them out for more information, topics and so much more! This week’s topic is:

Ten Books I Loved Less/More Than I Thought I Would (recently or all time) — or you could do something like books I liked more/less than everyone else

I have decided to do Ten Books I Loved More Than I Thought I Would


Ten Books I Loved More Than I Thought I Would:

1. The Harry Potter series by JK Rowling

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I’ve already cheated! This is seven books not one 😀


2. The Raven Boys By Maggie Stiefvater

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3. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before By Jenny Han

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4. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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5. None Of The Above by I.W. Gregorio

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6. I Am The Messenger by Markus Zusak

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7. Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

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8. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

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9. More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera


10. The Sky Is Everywhere By Jandy Nelson

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That’s a wrap! What books did you love more than you thought you would? Let me know!

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more Top Ten Tuesday!

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

Top Ten Tuesday|Underrated

Hey everyone! It’s time to find out what underrated books I’ve read in the past! That’s the topic for Top Ten Tuesday today. Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by the wonderful people at The Broke and the Bookish! Go check them out for book reviews, Top Ten Tuesday’s information and so much more! This week’s topic is specifically:

Ten Underrated/Hidden Gem Books I’ve Read In The Past Year Or So (up to you if you want it to be those published in the past year or so or just ANY underrated book you’ve read recently)

I’m going to do underrated books that I’ve read both recently and in the past.


Ten Underrated Books:

  1. Laura Line by Crystal Allen

    The Laura Line

Rated on Goodreads: 3.91/5 stars

What I’d Rate It: 4.1/5 stars

Not a huge difference but it’s still underrated in my opinion.


2. Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy

Side Effects May Vary

Goodreads Rating: 3.45/5 stars

My Rating: 4.5/5 stars


3. Never Always Sometimes by Adi Alsaid

Never Always Sometimes

Goodreads Rating: 3.35/5 stars

My Rating: 4/5 stars at least


4. Everything,Everything by Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything

Goodreads Rating:4.08/5 stars

My Rating: 4.5/5 stars


5. Openly Straight (#1) By Bill Konigsberg

Openly Straight (Openly Straight, #1)

Goodreads Rating: 3.97/5 stars

My Rating: 4.45/5 stars


6. Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

Finding Audrey

Goodreads Rating: 3.83/5 stars

My Rating: 4.20/5 stars

Not a huge difference but still a jump in rating


7. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Goodreads Rating: 3.85/5 stars

My Rating: 4.45/5 stars


8. Highly Illogical Behavior By John Corey Whaley

Highly Illogical Behavior

Goodreads Rating: 4.06/5 stars

My Rating: 4.55/5 stars


That’s a wrap! I was hoping to find ten books but I only managed to find eight. If these books look interesting, click on the book cover. It’ll take you straight to the book’s Goodreads page. What are some underrated books you’ve read? Let me know!

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more Top Ten Tuesday!

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

Top Ten Tuesday| Under The Christmas Tree

Hey everyone! This is my first TTT in forever! It’s good to finally be back. If you didn’t already know, Top Ten Tuesday or TTT was created by The Broke and The Bookish. Go check their wonderful Blogger blog out 🙂 Christmas is in five days and that means it’s time for a Christmas themed topic!

Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree (or non-book bookworm items)


Ten Things I’d Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree:

1. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Believe it or not, I have yet to own or even read this book. I’ve heard it’s pretty good but haven’t had the chance to read it. That’s why I wouldn’t mind finding it under my tree!

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2. The Sun Is Also A Star

This book came out recently and I’m so excited to read it. It’s by Nicola Yoon, the author of Everything,Everything. Since that book blew my mind, I can’t wait to read her second book!

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3. Movie Tickets To Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

I still haven’t seen this movie!! I’ve heard it’s incredible and am running out of time to see it. Some movie tickets all ready to go would help a ton!

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4. Bookish Posters!

My walls are super bare and I’d love to have a bookish poster or two to fill some gaps.

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5. Book Related T-Shirts

I am a teen who loves graphic t-shirts. It would be amazing to have book related ones about books in general or specific ones.

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6. A Bookshelf!

While I do have a sort of bookshelf, I’d love a real one. There are some huge beautiful ones that I would love to own (but don’t have room for).

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7. A Cozy Blanket!

Strangely enough, I don’t own any cozy blankets. Where I live, it’s been unusually freezing and a blanket is definitely necessary.

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8. A Mug!

I’ve been literally obsessed with hot chocolate this year. We own a few mugs but I’d love a personal one.

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9. A Book Box Subscription!

I’ve seen monthly book boxes floating around. They look and sound fantastic but they’re a bit too expensive for me. That’s why I’m asking Santa for some help 🙂

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10. A Sweatshirt

I love sweatshirts so much. They are my go to for around the house or out and about. I definitely could use a couple more.

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That’s a wrap! If you celebrate Christmas, what would you like to find under your tree? If you don’t, what present would you like to receive?

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for next week’s Top Ten Tuesday!

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

Top Ten Tuesday| Bookish Costumes

Hey everyone! It’s time for another Top Ten Tuesday. This weekly meme is hosted by the incredible people @The Broke and the Bookish! Go check them out for reviews, future TTT topics and more. This week’s topic is very spooky 😀

Halloween related freebie: ten scary books, favorite horror novels, non-scary books to get you in the Halloween/fall mood, bookish halloween costumes, scariest covers), scary books on my TBR, etc.

I have decided to do bookish Halloween costumes.


Ten Bookish Halloween Costumes:

  1. Harry Potter- Self Titled

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2. Katniss Everdeen-Hunger Games

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3. Cath-Fangirl

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4. Eleanor-Eleanor and Park

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5. Augustus (Gus)-The Fault in Our Stars

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6. Tris- Divergent

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7. Liesel-The Book Thief

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8. Jude-I’ll Give You The Sun

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9. Ponyboy- The Outsiders

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10. Dobby-Harry Potter

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That’s a wrap! What character w0uld you like to be for Halloween?

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more TTT!

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

Top Ten Tuesday|Character Names

Hey everyone! It’s time for another Top Ten Tuesday. This meme is hosted by the wonderful people at The Broke and the Bookish!! Go check them out for all things bookish 🙂 This week’s topic is:

Ten Characters I’d Name A Child/Dog/Cat/Car/Etc. After — we did this topic back in 2011 and thought it might be fun to revisit it…feel free to spin it how you need!


Ten Characters I’d Name a Child After:

  1. LeviFangirl by Rainbow Rowell

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The name of an adorable character but also a brand of jeans.


2.  Harry Potter- The Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling

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The name of a young ,strong and powerful character


3. Gale- The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

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The name of a boy who’s competing for Katniss’s heart.


4. Hazel- The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

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The name of a strong girl who falls deeply in love. It’s also an eye color.


5. Park- Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

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A privileged boy who’s in love with a red haired girl with a troubled life.


6. Aaron- More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

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A boy who’s been through some tough things in life.


7. Simon- Simon and the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

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A boy with a mystery boyfriend and the journey of finding out who he is.

8. Olly- Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

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A boy who’s in love with a girl who’s stuck in her house away from the world

9. Noah- I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson
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A boy who falls deeply in love with the neighbor boy.

10. Quinn- The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle

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A boy who lost his sister and has his mom, friends and a possible boyfriend to lean on.

That’s a wrap! This topic made me realize how much I enjoy male gay characters. I wonder why. What would you have/did put for this topic? Let me know!

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more Top Ten Tuesdays!
~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

Top Ten Tuesday| Comic Book Villains

Hey everyone! I’m so sorry for being MIA once again. Anyway,  It’s time for another Top Ten Tuesday! This weekly meme is hosted by the fantastic people @ The Broke and the Bookish! You definitely need to check their blog out if you haven’t already. This week’s topic is:

 All About The Villains–top ten favorite/most compelling villains in books, top ten of the most vile villains/bad guys in books, top ten villains I secretly (or not so secretly) love, favorite tv villains, favorite comic book villains, ten “villains” of contemporary lit.

As you can probably tell by the title, I have chosen to do ten comic book villains. They may or may not be my favorites. Who knows?


Ten Comic Book Villains!

1. Joker-DC Universe (Batman)

He’s so creepy, the enemy of Batman and has such a strange laugh. What’s not to love?

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2. Doctor Octopus or Doc Ock- Marvel Comics (Spiderman)

He has so many metal arms and he’s one of the many enemies of Spiderman.

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3. Mr. Freeze- DC Universe (Batman)

He’s a man who can freeze his enemies in his path (*wink, wink*)

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4. Sandman-Marvel Comics (Spiderman)

He uses sand as his weapon, and you won’t see it coming.

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5. Harley Quinn- DC Comics (Batman)

She uses a huge hammer as her weapon and she gets to be dressed as a jester. Instead of telling jokes, she’s hammering you to bits.

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6. Venom- DC Comics (Spiderman)

A creature who can take over other bodies. He then uses them to his advantage. Himself alone, is frightening. His voice is terrifying and his attacks dangerous.

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I could only think of six. I guess I’m a huge Spiderman fan without realizing it! Who’s your favorite comic book villains and why? Let me know!

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more Top Ten Tuesdays!

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

Top Ten Tuesday| Fall TV Shows

Hey everyone! It’s Tuesday and that means it’s my first day of High School! It also means it’s time for Top Ten Tuesday. This wonderful meme is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish! Go check them out for amazing bookish posts and reviews 🙂 This week’s topic is:

In honor of Fall Tv, do a tv-themed topic! Top ten favorite tv shows of all time, ten new shows coming out this Fall that are on my radar, tv shows I wish never got cancelled, tv shows I would recommend to book characters, books I wish would be tv shows, ten favorite shows from the late 90’s or early 2000’s, ten tv shows for every fantasy lover, etc.

I have decided to do  5 new shows on my radar and 5 of my favorites.


5 New Shows On My Radar:

  1. This is Us- Starts September 20th

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A show about three separate stories that may or may not intertwine. The first about a couple expecting triplets. The second is about an obese women who is struggling to lose weight. And finally, a guy who finds his father. This show looks so heartwarming and amazing.


2. Kevin Can Wait- Starts September 19th

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Kevin James returns to CBS as a police officer. I loved Kevin in Mike and Molly so I can’t wait to see how he is in his own show!


3. Bull-Starts September 20th

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A show about inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw.  It’s more of a law/court centered show. It looks so interesting.

4. Timeless-Starts October 3rd

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A dramatic time traveling TV show. Time is changed and messed with. These people must save history. It looks absolutely amazing!

5. Man With A Plan- Starts October 24th

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A TV show with Matt LeBlanc who was in Friends. I loved seeing reruns of that show (I’m so young lol) and can’t wait to see how he is alone.

5 Of My Favorite TV Shows Now:

  1. Bones

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Forensics based show that’s on Friday nights.


2. Fuller House

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A reboot on the well-known show Full House. Only on Netflix


3.  The Big Bang Theory

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A funny show about friends who are very smart and love science.


4. Big Brother

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A competitive reality show that’s normally during the summer.


5. America’s Got Talent

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A show all about showing your talent.



That’s a wrap! What are your favorite TV shows right now? What are you looking forward to watching this fall?

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more Top Ten Tuesdays!

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

 

Top Ten Tuesday| Back To School

Hey everyone! It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for another Top Ten Tuesday. This wonderful meme is hosted by the people @The Broke and the Bookish! Go check them out for lists and books 🙂 This week’s topic is:

:Back To School Freebie — anything “back to school” related like 10 favorite books I read in school, books I think should be required reading, Required Reading For All Fantasy Fans, required reading for every college freshman, Books to Pair With Classics or Books To Complement A History Lesson, books that would be on my classroom shelf if I were a teacher

I’m going to do required reading for contemporary fans.


Ten Required Books For Contemporary Fans: (NO ORDER)

  1. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
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A book about two teens with very different lives. It’s a must read about a classic teenage romance.

2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

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A book about two cancer patients who fall in love. It’s a must read about a unique love story.


3. Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

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A book about a girl with mental issues and a gamer boy who fall in love. A must read about a fantastic love story.


4. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Fangirl

A book about a Starbucks worker and a fanfiction writer. A must read about adorable love.


5. The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

The Sky Is Everywhere

A  book about a girl who is torn between two very different boys. A must read about a shocking love triangle.


6. I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

I'll Give You the Sun

A book about two twins who fall in love with very unique people. A must read about a broken relationship.


7. Everything,Everything by Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything

A book about a next door neighbor and a girl with a rare disease. A must read about sneaky communication.


8. Simon and the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

A book about a boy and his mystery email lover. A must read about an email relationship.


9. Everyday by David Levithan

Every Day (Every Day, #1)

A book about an unnamed person who’s in love with one person no matter what. A must read about a  mind bending relationship.


10. Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

Dumplin' (Dumplin', #1)

A book about a girl who can’t decide who she loves. A must read about an undecided romance.


That’s a wrap! Have you read any of these books? What did you think? Let me know!

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more Top Ten Tuesdays.

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀