For Top Ten Tuesday, I am late to the scene, because of reasons. But, I have discovered that the topic is Top Ten Most Unique Books I Have On My Shelves. So I am joining the meme, albeit somewhat late, and sharing my top ten.
10. Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman
Fantasy with historical fiction! I am ridiculously excited to read this series. I have the two books that are out already.
9. The Selection trilogy by Kiera Cass
I know you did not expect this one on here. But, truthfully, the genre bending/mashing in these books sounds so interesting.
8. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
Drawings/doodles and writing. I have read her second book and thought it was charming and full of diverse characters. Who doesn’t like a love story with unlikely duos? I cannot wait to read this one.
7. This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab
Violence leading to the creation of monsters. Enough said.
Actually, I want to also say that Schwab is the best when it comes to bending the expectations of gender and sexuality in her books. So, this one is going to be fascinating as it relates violence to humanity and monsters. Plus, there is some music connection in there as well.
6. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
Baz is a dream character that I wish I’d written. And, the world building was strange and oddly familiar. I just love how Rowell writes. The story was haunting at times especially with Baz’s background story and the ending of Simon’s journey. And yet Rowell pulled off a light, sweet read as a whole in this book.
5. Chaos Walking Trilogy by Patrick Ness
From what I know, this book involves people hearing each other’s thoughts. WHICH IS SOMETHING I WANT TO WRITE ABOUT. But, I think the formatting is kind of strange and interesting.
4. Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
Receipts, lists, and playlists are all part of this book. It’s a nice story, and just fluffy and cute.
3. Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley
It sounds like a wonderful magical realism fun time. Maybe it will be heartbreaking. I have a feeling it will be very unique, though.
2. When the Moon Was Ours by Anna Marie McLemore
A girl grows roses from her wrists. It’s like all the magic I wish I could summon into my writing is in McLemore’s books. Her work is so unique and haunting
1. The Raven Cycle by Maggie Steifvater
A quest, and a group of incredibly unique characters. I am still not okay after reading Blue Lily, Lily Blue. And a book that can knock me out that much is from an amazing, unique series. Easily.