Top Ten Tuesday: (First Ten) Books I Reviewed

It’s Top Ten Tuesday! Today, we’re going through the first ten books I’ve reviewed – I chose to do my first ten blog reviews!

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It’s Top Ten Tuesday! Today, we’re going through the first ten books I’ve reviewed – I chose to do my first ten blog reviews! This topic was submitted by Rissi @ Finding Wonderland.

Creepy Hollow (Series) by Rachel Morgan

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

In Creepy Hollow, faeries train with the Guild to become Guardians that protect humans from dangerous magical creatures from the fae world that they cannot see. When a powerful half faerie, half human gains the power to throw both worlds into darkness, the fae world is forced to find a way to protect themselves and the human world from destruction.

GOODREADS | MY REVIEW

In Conclusion, Don’t Worry About It by Lauren Graham

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

Lauren Graham’s commencement address turned book is a great motivational read for those transitioning into new seasons of life. With a mix of wit and motivation, it gives an impactful perspective on how to encounter change and how to live the best life that you can with what you have.

GOODREADS | MY REVIEW

We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

Gabrielle Union’s memoir is raw, heartbreaking, and inspiring. Her life before rise to fame was ordinary and relatable on many levels. Even as a well-known actress, the things she struggles with personally are no different than that of the average woman.

GOODREADS | MY REVIEW

The Sorcerer’s Ring (series) by Morgan Rice

Rating: ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆

The Empire (and their million man army) has taken over all free territories, but The Ring lives on free from their reign due to the protection of the sorcerer’s ring. When the ring is destroyed and The Ring vulnerable to attack, Thor embarks on a long voyage to protect the people of The Ring and defeat The Empire.

GOODREADS | MY REVIEW

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Zélie Adebola is in an epic fight for bringing magic back to Orïsha. The monarchy has killed her mother and taken the magic from her people, but now, they are ready to rise against them to restore the magic of the Maji.

GOODREADS | MY REVIEW

A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

In an urban retelling of the classic Alice in Wonderland, Alice learns that she is one of few humans able to see creatures from Wonderland. Soon, she becomes a Dreamwalker sworn to protect her fellow humans from Nightmares. Things in Wonderland become hostile and soon, Alice finds herself in the middle of the journey to save the human world and Wonderland from the Black Knight and the evil queen.

GOODREADS | MY REVIEW

The One Who’s Not the One by Keris Stainton

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

Cat is in a rut five years after breaking up with her boyfriend and, subsequently, quitting her pursuit of becoming a successful standup comedian. When she sees her ex for the first time in 5 years, she unexpectedly runs into his brother and sparks fly. How can Cat gain the courage to follow her heart and chase after her career and a new love?

GOODREADS | MY REVIEW

A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

Shirin is a 16-year-old Muslim American hijabi living in America in 2002. Faced with the growing tensions of hate and fear associated with Muslims following 9/11, Shirin must learn how to navigate this new landscape while also being true to who she is.

GOODREADS | MY REVIEW

99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

Darcey Barrett is a world traveler that is known for never staying in one place for too long. When the death of her grandmother brings her home, she is forced to stay put and deal with the things she ran away from – Including Tom Valeska, the perfect man.

GOODREADS | MY REVIEW

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

The Belles of Orléans are held in high esteem as vassals of the Goddess of Beauty. Belles have the power to manipulate Beauty, which is the highest commodity in Orléans. The people of Orléans are gray due to a curse, so they depend on the Belles to make them beautiful, or else their status will fall.

Camellia Beauregard and her sisters, the new generation of Belles, are competing to become the Queen’s favorite. Once they make their way into the castle, they find that there is much they did not know and that evil is coming to their people. Camellia must find a way to save the Belles and to keep Orléans from becoming a prison for her kind.

GOODREADS | MY REVIEW

Did you participate in Top Ten Tuesday today? Drop your link below: I’d love to see your first ten reviews!

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