Category: toptentuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: My Auto-Buy Authors

Top Ten Tuesday: My Auto-Buy Authors

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created at The Broke and Bookish and the below graphic is from their website too. This week we’re listing our top ten auto-buy authors.   1. Tanya Byrne – While her debut only came out last year it was one of my favourite books of 2012 and worked it’s way into my all-time favourites too so on the strength of that Tanya’s become one of my top auto-buy authors. I’m now (in)patiently waiting for her sophomore YA, Follow Me Down which looks amazing! 2. Stephen Chobsky – Perks of Being a Wallflower is possibly my all-time favourite book. Whatever he writes next will straight away be at the top of my to-buy list. Seriously, when he is publishing another book? 3. Donna Tartt – While Tartt isn’t a YA author, she is an author who I […]

Posted February 26, 2013 by chooseyabooks in toptentuesday / 1 Comment
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Top Ten Tuesday No.1: Settings I’d Like To See More Of

Top Ten Tuesday No.1: Settings I’d Like To See More Of

So I have wanted to take part in this meme for ages, but finally decided it’s time I stop planning the posts in my head and actually write them. This week it’s all about settings we want to see more of in YA. Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created at The Broke and Bookish and the below graphic is from their website too. 1. I so so want more YA set in gap-years or holidays abroad. I love travelling and I think there’s a real gap in the market for this. Gayle Forman’s latest book, Just One Day, incorporates travel before college and I hope more follow. 2. More YA in boarding schools or creepy colleges. I can’t help it, I love these books. One of my favourite nonYA books is Donna Tartt’s The Secret History and I want […]

Posted January 22, 2013 by chooseyabooks in toptentuesday / 6 Comments
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