Top Ten Tuesday (#28): Top Ten Books I’ve Read In 2017 So Far

toptentuesday2I had a very strange experience just a few minutes ago. Last night and this morning, while laying in bed, I was thinking of how I hadn’t looked at the Top Ten Tuesday prompt for this week yet, and that I really should. I was also thinking that I really wish Top Ten Tuesday would prompt us to share our best reads of 2017 so far, because I really want to talk about them! So, then I go to check the prompts…and was just creeped out, because this week’s is Best Books You’ve Read In 2017 So Far, hahaha…ha.

For those of you who don’t know what Top Ten Tuesday is all about, here is a quote from The Broke and the Bookish, the genuises behind this weekly meme!

Each week we will post a new Top Ten list that one of our bloggers here at The Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome to join. All we ask is that you link back to The Broke and the Bookish on your own Top Ten Tuesday post and, if you want to, add your name to the Linky widget on that day’s posts (typically put up midnight EST on Tuesday) so that everyone can check out other bloggers lists! If you don’t have a blog, just post your answers as a comment. Have fun with it! It’s a fun way to get to know your fellow bloggers.

And now that all of the necessary stuff is out of the way….

– Top Ten Books I’ve Read In 2017 So Far –

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– ONE –

Elise Kova’s The Alchemists of Loom


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– TWO –

Libba Bray’s The Diviners and Lair of Dreams

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Susan Dennard’s Truthwitch and Windwitch

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– FOUR –

Stephanie Garber’s Caraval


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– FIVE –

Liz Reinhardt’s Rebels Like Us


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– SIX –

Roshani Chokshi’s The Star-Touched Queen,
A Crown of Wishesand Death and Night

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Ashley Poston’s Geekerella


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Sandhya Menon’s When Dimple Met Rishi


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– NINE –

Maurene Goo’s I Believe in a Thing Called Love


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– TEN –

Sarah J. Maas’ A Court of Wings and Ruin


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Mackenzi Lee’s A Gentleman’s Guide
to Vice and Virtue


Note: I have a number eleven due to Goodreads somehow not listing Geekerella as “read” for me. I only realized in retrospect that it’s not on this list, and then had to add it in because I couldn’t not include it. So now there are eleven books because I could not remove any of them, especially The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue! I’m still currently reading this book, but it’s already one of my faves of 2017!

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– Honourable Mentions –

A Series of Unfortunate Events:
The Bad Beginning
by Lemony Snicket

Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer

The Saga Series by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

The Snotgirl Series by Bryan Lee O’Malley, Leslie Hung,
Mickey Quinn, and Maré Odomo

and Spillzone by Scott Westerfeld,
Alex Puvilland, and Hilary Sycamore

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39 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday (#28): Top Ten Books I’ve Read In 2017 So Far

  1. thebookprophet says:

    Haha funny how you were thinking about this topic and then it ended up actually being this topic! I’m (FINALLY) reading When Dimple Met Rishi right now and I’m absolutely loving it!!

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  2. LairOfBooks says:

    *heart eyes emoji* So many good ones that I’ve had sitting on my actual shelves unread at home for far too long (Windwitch & The Diviners). Just added Spillzone to my TBR, saw it at Bookcon & something told me I should’ve purchased a copy smh lol. I am LOOOOOVING Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue & plan to make a dent in reading today since the last 2 days have seen me exhausted. Happy reading Flavia <3!

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    • Flavia says:

      Ahhhh yes those are such gooders! I do wish that the Windwitch had more diversity though (but maybe in the next book?) One of the main characters does look like she’s from East Asian descent? And ahhhhh about Spillzone! I’m not sure if it’s everyone’s cup of tea, and I did mention in my review that I’m not the greatest fan of the art style, but the story and some of the imagery…so good.

      And ahhhhh! How’s The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue going?! So glad you love it too! And happy reading to you as well, Lilly! :D<3


    • Flavia says:

      Yaaaay! And omg I can’t wait for you to get to Gentleman’s Guide! It’s my fave book of 2017 so far! And I’ll be sure to check out your TTT 😀

      Thanks for reading and leaving a comment!

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    • Flavia says:

      Ahhhh that makes me so happy! I always love adding to people’s TBRs, especially if they’re books that I love! Which book was it that you read?

      Also thanks for reading and commenting! 😀


  3. daniellethamasa says:

    You have a lot of lovely books on your list here. I need to pick up a copy of Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue. It’s been on my most anticipated list for a while. I wish I had a decent bookstore nearby so I could just go shopping on release day. If I order it online (or even pre-order), I don’t get the book until like a week later. Hmm…maybe I’ll get lucky and this will be one of the books they actually have at Walmart.

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    • Flavia says:

      Thanks so much! This year has just been great for good books. Or maybe I’ve just learned how to pick them, haha. Who knows?

      I hope you’ve been able to get your hands on Gentleman’s Guide! It’s my fave of 2017 so far. Ugh. Love it so much. I wish I had the time to re-read it right now. I hope that you were able to get it at Walmart or somewhere else nearby 🙂

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      • daniellethamasa says:

        It has been a pretty darn good year for books, for sure. And I definitely think that the more we read and then review online, the better we get at knowing what books are probably going to be good for us as readers.

        I ordered Gentleman’s Guide from B&N so I’ll probably get it in a few days. Sadly my local stores were incredibly lame and had none of the new releases I wanted (Now I Rise, Midnight Jewel, or Gentleman’s Guide).

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      • Flavia says:

        For sure! And I’m sad that you weren’t able to get any of those from local stores but am glad you were able to order them 😁 I’m picking up Now I Rise from the library today to read until my ARC gets here haha

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      • daniellethamasa says:

        My local stores have sucked lately. They miss out on a lot of hot new releases. For instance they got Empire of Storms like a week late. I cannot afford to drive an hour to my nearest Barnes & Noble every time good books are released.


    • Flavia says:

      Yes, that one was SO GOOD! And don’t worry haha, I totally forgot Geekerella in my original post. Bad me. Bad!

      I’ll be sure to check your list out ASAP! Thanks for always reading and commenting!!! :D<3

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    • Flavia says:

      This year has just been GREAT for amazing books. Or maybe I’m just lucky, hehe. I hope that you get to read Truthwitch soon! Scratch that, I hope you get to read ALL of these soon!

      Thanks so much for reading and commenting 🙂

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    • Flavia says:

      Ahhh I hope that you read both of those soon! Truthwitch is just an awesome high fantasy adventure, with really likeable characters. And Gentleman’s Guide….gah. My fave of the year. It was so good, and funny, and perfection!


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