Top Ten Tuesday (#2)

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Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. It features weekly top-ten lists, and this week it’s

Top Ten Books I HAD To Buy…But Are Still Sitting On My Shelf Unread.

Most of these are actual physical copies – it was easiest for me to just look at my bookshelf and pick a few I hadn’t read. A few are eBooks though – I probably actually own more unread ebooks than physical books… easier to impulse-buy, heh. ;)

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 Gravity, by Melissa West
The Hollow, by Jessica Verday
Splintered, by A.G. Howard
A Game of Thrones, by George R. R. Martin
Opal, by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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Boundless, by Cynthia Hand
Intertwined, by Gena Showalter
The Disreputable History of Franky Landau-Banks, by E. Lockhart
The Way of Kings, by Brandon Sanderson
Will Grayson, Will Grayson, by John Green and David Levithan


What’s sitting on YOUR shelf (virtual or otherwise) collecting dust??

Let me know in the comments, and leave a link to your Top Ten post! I’d love to stop by! :)

24 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday (#2)

  1. I have Will Grayson, Will Grayson waiting on my shelf as well! After reading, The Fault in Our Stars, I thought I needed to read everything John Green. But I got sidetracked along the way.

    Nikki @ Imaginative Adventure

    “There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
    ― Ernest Hemingway

    • Yep, that’s kind of what happened to me too. I read Looking for Alaska and TFIOS, and then got sidetracked… oops!

      Thanks for stopping by, fellow-Nikki! ;)

  2. Thanks for stopping by! I honestly can’t wait to get stuck in The Archived. I think once I’ve finished the novellas I’m currently reading it’s going to be the next book to read.
    Nice looking at Splintered sat on your shelf too – it’s definitely just not wanting to damage such a beautiful cover ;).

    Leah @ Uncorked Thoughts

    • I can’t wait to hear what you think of The Archived! I hope you love it.

      Yes, the Splintered cover is just gorgeous. I can’t fathom why I haven’t read it yet!

    • Gah I know!!! I’m so excited to read it but it’s just gotten pushed down the list as my whims carry me elsewhere… lol

      I highly recommend the Unearthly series (even though I’m being a bad fan about the last book).

  3. Okay, you need to drop what you’re doing right now and pick up Will Grayson, Will Grayson. It. Is. TO-DIE-FOR! So good! I’m really interested in reading Splintered, though I haven’t purchased it yet. And if I’m being honest, I’m a little intimidated to actually read A Game of Thrones. For now, I’ve been sticking with the show. One of these days….

    • Hahaha! Okay okay, I will move WGWG wayyyyyyy up on my to-read list!! I’m glad to hear you enjoyed it though, because I have seen a few so-so reviews. But I just love everything else John Green, so I’ll probably love that one too.

      I am SUPER intimidated by Game of Thrones too, which is why it’s still sitting on my shelf unread. (Actually, books 1 and 2 are sitting on my shelf unread. Doubly intimidating.)

  4. I have several of these on my shelf, too! I started reading THE WAY OF KINGS because I love me some Brandon Sanderson, but then the book came due at the library and that was that … I haven’t continued with it. I might just have to buy the book — oh, wait! *Sigh*

  5. I’m trying to read through Game of Thrones right now and it’s so daunting! I read for an hour and my Kindle says I’ve gone 2% but the book is amazing and the writing is awesome. Just prepare to lose a lot of hours on it.

    • That’s exactly what I’m worried about – getting stuck in GoT and not having time for other books too… I might end up doing a chapter-a-day thing or something, and make my very slow way through it. I wonder if it’s even possible to stop after a single chapter every time? Hmm.

  6. I had gotten Gravity on e-book, but I took too long to read it and it expired from the library. I’ve heard it’s pretty good though. Splintered, Boundless, and Intertwined are all on my TBR list. I LOVED Opal!

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    Jessica@Lovin’ Los Libros

  7. Nice list! I’ve heard of most of these and want to read a lot of them. I have Splintered, too–I need to start it ASAP because I joined the readalong. I’ve heard it’s really good! And thanks for the sympathies with The Fault in Our Stars. Sigh, that book. Thanks for sharing and stopping by!

    Rachel @ Beauty and the Bookshelf

    • I’m excited to read it! Will definitely post my thoughts here when I do. And thanks so much for the follow and welcome! I might just have to take you up on that sometime – being new to blogging is intense!

  8. The Disreputable History of Franky Landau-Banks is something that I added to my TBR pile not too long ago. I look forward to hearing what you think of it (should you get to it!)
    Thanks for stopping by my blog

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