Top Ten Books Dealing With Tough Subjects


This was a “tough” Top Ten to come up with, only because it was hard thinking back and trying to remember books that featured horrible subjects such as rape, suicide, cancer, and war. I don’t really like to think about those things a lot, but they happen nonetheless, and I think learning about the different situations and how to overcome them is the best thing you can do. You never know what is around the corner for you in life, and someday you might have to draw on that strength you learned about in a book of someone else’s tragedies.

So without further ado, here are my top ten books dealing with tough subjects. (They aren’t in any particular order.) Continue reading

Top Ten Words/Topics That Instantly Make Me Buy/Pick Up A Book

toptentuesdayI’m at it again doing The Broke and the Bookish Top 10 for Tuesday list. This week, the list is for Top 10 words/topics that instantly make me buy/pick up a book! I thought this was going to be kind of a hard one, but after I thought about it for a few minutes, the topics/words just flew out of me. Check out what I came up with, and then let me know what would be on your list! Continue reading

Top Ten Books I Thought I’d Like MORE/LESS Than I Did

toptentuesdayI thought I’d start in on The Broke and the Bookish Tuesday topic of Top 10s lists because …I just like reasons to talk about books. That’s basically it! Well, I also need to get back into blogging more regularly here on my site as well. I got caught up in The Writer Diaries and kind of forgot about my own blogging. There are still a lot of personal tips and reflections I have to make for myself, so this blog isn’t going anywhere! Now that The Writer Diaries is up on its feet and in its third month, I can pull back a bit and take care of my own blog again.

So anyways, onto my lists! The topic for this Tuesday is, Top 10 Books I Thought I’d like More/Less than I actually did. Continue reading