Books That Remind Me of Spring!

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Hello! It is day two of me hosting Bookending Spring 2019!  Lately, the weather has been so beautiful and it has really been putting me in that springtime mood.  So, for today’s post, I’m sharing with you all some of my favorite books that remind me of spring!

Some of these books remind of spring because of the content, others just because of their pretty covers.  Either way, just thinking about these books makes me think of spring!

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Top Ten Books I Could Reread Forever!

It’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is:

Books I Could Reread Forever

So, the books for this week’s list include some of my favorites that I either want to reread, or are books that I have reread and still want to reread again! Okay, here we go:

The Book Thief

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I first read this book back in 2014, and it quickly became one of my favorite books. The Book Thief is just so beautifully written, the characters are so memorable, and I just really adore everything about this book. For the past couple of years, I’ve been meaning to reread it, but I haven’t yet. I really hope to actually get to rereading it this year!

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Twilight

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Twilight is such a comfort read to me, and honestly, I just don’t get tired of this book! It was one of the first YA books that I read, and it’s the reason I really fell in love with YA in general. I’ll always have a special place in my bookish heart for Twilight. ❤️

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Eleanor & Park

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I read Eleanor & Park for the first time just last year, so this is not one that I have reread yet. That being said, it’s only been a year and I already want to reread it! This book was just so good and I could not put it down. It’s one of those books that I think about often, even though it’s been a year since I read it.

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Matilda

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Matilda is one of those books that I just don’t think I will ever get tired of. Ronald Dahl’s writing is so witty and clever, the characters in Matilda are so memorable, and the actual story is just wild, and I love it! Plus, it’s all about a little girl who just loves books so much, and so Matilda has always been someone I could relate to, because books are just so wonderful, and it is genuinely wonderful to read about someone who has such a strong appreciation for books.

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Anne of Green Gables

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The fact that Anne of Green Gables is on this list should come as a surprise to no one, lol. I just love Anne of Green Gables so much! I seriously think the entire series will never get old to me. At this point, Anne of Green Gables is more than a book, it’s a way of life! 😂😜

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Anything Nancy Drew

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Another series that will never grow old to me is Nancy Drew. These books have been such a huge part of my reading life that, just like with Anne of Green Gables, they really are a part of my lifestyle, as weird as that sounds. This is a series that just makes me super nostalgic and is the epitome of a comfort read. Nancy Drew books are the original favorites in my reading life, and because of that these books will forever have a shining spot on my bookcase.

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The Secret Garden

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Every spring, I get the strongest desire to reread The Secret Garden. I feel like it’s such a perfect book to read during the spring months, and I just really adore this book! And then, of course, I always want to watch the movie as well…😉

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Christy Miller series

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I love the Christy Miller series! The books are so readable and you just can’t help but fall in love with Christy and Todd and all their friends. I’m still holding onto hope for a movie someday, but in the meantime, there’s enough books in this series to keep me busy reading and rereading!

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Holes

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I can’t believe I only read Holes for the first time last summer! After being a fan of the movie for years, I’m so glad I finally read the book, because I loved it! It’s one of those books that as soon as you finish it, you just want to go back to the beginning and start rereading it again, and that is so rare for me. So, while I haven’t reread this book yet, you can bet that I will be very soon!

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Second Chance Summer

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Second Chance Summer is yet another book that I only read last year, but just loved so much that I can’t get it out of my mind! This book broke my heart, but I just loved it so. It’s one that know I’ll reread again in the future!

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There’s my Top Ten Tuesday! I’d love to read yours!

Thanks so much for reading!!


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Top Ten Books of 2017!

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Hello!  Can you even believe that it is the last day of 2017?  I read so many amazing books this year, it was so hard to narrow it down just to 10.  It was too hard for me to choose a top favorite, though, so I’ve decided to organize these books by read date!

Also, fair warning, this post is basically going to be me saying “I loved this book!!” over and over again. 😂🙈

Okay, without further ado, here are the top ten books that I read in 2017:

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Top Ten Books of 2016!

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Hello, and Happy New Year!  Now that 2016 has come and gone, it is finally time for me to share with you all my favorite books from the past year!  I read so many great books in 2016, so it was really hard for me to narrow it down to just 10.  These are organized based on the date I read them, not how much I loved them.

10. The 5th Wave

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This book was just so good!  I ended up loving The 5th Wave way more than I expected.  I found this book to be just so gripping and action-packed.  I read it way back in January, and almost a year later, I am still thinking about this one!

Check out my review here!

 

 

9. Library of Souls

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Library of Souls is the 3rd and final book in the Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children trilogy.  This is one of my absolute favorite series and this book was very highly anticipated for me.  When I finally was able to read it, I ended up really enjoying it. I felt like it was just one of the best endings to a series I had read in long time!

Check out my review here!

 

8. Safe Haven

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This was my first Nicholas Sparks book, and while I’ve heard mixed things about his books, I thoroughly enjoyed this one.  It was fun and romantic, but also tense and action-packed.  I flew through this book, because once I started reading it, I could not stop!

Check out my review here!

 

 

 

7. Room

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This. Book!  Room was so incredible.  Written in such a unique, profound way, it will be a long time before I forget about this beautiful novel.  So emotional, and raw, I really loved this book.

Check out my review here!

The movie is phenomenal as well!

 

6. Passenger

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Passenger is such a captivating novel!  It’s so adventurous, and so fun.  I cannot wait to read the sequel, Wayfarer, which comes out today, actually!

Check out my review here!

 

 

 

 

5. Fahrenheit 451

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I absolutely love Ray Bradbury’s writing style! Not only is Fahrenheit 451 so beautifully written, but it is such an incredible story.  Even though it was written over 50 years ago, it is still very relevant in today’s day and age.  It is one of those books that really just allows you to appreciate books and the written word.

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4. Me Before You

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I’m going to be honest, I did not expect Me Before You to make my top ten list.  I have had issues with this book since before I even read it.  I almost didn’t read it, because I disagree with what happens in this novel (sorry I’m so vague, but I don’t want to spoil anything, and if you’ve read the book you’ll know what I’m talking about).  That being said, this book sucked me in.  I read it so fast and found it so beautiful.  I absolutely loved Lou, and while I’ve heard mixed things about the sequel, I definitely plan to read it this year.

I didn’t want to fall in love with this book.  I tried really hard not to have that happen, but it didn’t work! I read this book back in July, and I still find myself thinking about the characters and their lives!

Check out my review here!

3. Someone Like You

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Oh, how I love Sarah Dessen novels!  They are so much more than just YA romance, and Someone Like You is no exception.  It is quite easily in my top 5 Sarah Dessen novels of all time.

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2. The Program

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The Program is another book I did not expect I would see on this list before I read it!  I had this book on my shelf for a couple years before finally deciding to read it.  It is one of the best dystopian novels that I have read in a long time.  It was super intriguing and completely drew me.  I really need to get the sequel soon!

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1. Hotel Ruby

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So fun and mysterious, I just had to include Hotel Ruby!  I completely enjoyed this book from beginning to end.  I never had any idea on what was going to happen next.  It was spooky, clever, and so enjoyable!

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Ahhh! That was SUCH a hard to list to make!  I had a really great reading year. 🙂 Some honorable mentions also include:

Runaway | The Importance of Being EarnestThe Unexpected Everything  | Beastly 

Let me know what YOUR favorite books of 2016 were!


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