Top Ten Tuesday #1

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. It’s awesome. Every Tuesday, the lovely ladies over there give us book bloggers wonderful and fun topics to create our lists!  Check out what others have posted by going over there!

This weeks topic is-

TOP TEN WORDS/TOPICS THAT MAKE ME INSTANTLY BUY/PICK UP A BOOK

1.  Beach

I love reading books set at the beach- especially in the middle of winter- I can feel my toes sink into the sand!

Favs: almost anything by Elin Hilderbrand, Nancy Thayer

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2. 1920’s/Jazz

the roaring 20’s, the Lost Generation, Jazz

Favs: all Fitzgerald, Loving Frank, The Paris Wife

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3.  Wizards/Witches/Magic

Fav: of course all Harry Potters, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Chocolat

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4.  South Carolina

Charleston, the Low Country, anything set here, I will read

Favs:  Pat Conroy or Dorthea Benton Frank- very different authors, but both set in S.C9729507 6135237

5.  Mystical

Favs:  I recently read The Silence of Bonaventyre Arrow and loved it- and The House of the Spirits by Isabella Allende

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6.  Dogs

I am a total sucker for books about dogs!

Favs: Marley and Me, One Good Dog

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7.  Myths/Fairytales

Favs:  I love books by Gregory Maguire who wrote Wicked and Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, and Song of Achilles

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8.  Chick Lit

My guilty pleasure 🙂

Favs:  Good in Bed, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

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9.  Historical

This and the next are really my absolute favorites!  I read almost anything in these two categories!

Favs:  Gone with the Wind, To Kill a Mockingbird,  Memoirs of a Geisha, and almost anything by Isabelle Allende

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10.   Books (of course)

There are so many of these!

Favs:  The Book Thief, The Shadow of the Wind, Little Women,  Reading Lolita in Tehran

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