Top Ten Tuesday (#44)

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish!

Today's topic is Top Ten Books I Picked Up On A Whim!

1. Red Queen

I picked this book up just because I had seen pictures of it literally all over the place. And this was a point where I was not blogging or in the bookish community or anything and still I somehow saw it everywhere! It was one of the first books I preordered. I never read the synopsis so I had no idea what it was going to be about. I am glad that I ended up LOVING it!

2. The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

This was one I just picked up while browsing in the bookstore. I don't know if the synopsis just didn't really go into that much detail about it or if I didn't read it well enough, but something was introduced in the book that I was surprised to see because I don't remember it being mentioned in the synopsis. I loooove that series.

3. The Diviners by Libba Bray

I picked this book up because I had seen pictures of the cover and thought it was really pretty! And it sounded super interesting, but oh my word. I did NOT like that book.

4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower

I picked this one up because I had seen that some people I know that really don't read loved this book. It didn't sound like something that I would ever read, but I knew they were making a movie so I picked it up. This was another one that was NOT a Cyra book.

5. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

I picked this one out as a birthday gift from my mom because the synopsis sounded interesting and books about circuses are fun, but I ended up really not liking this one either.

6. The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

I was looking at a list of books about road trips and this one was listed! That was really all I knew about it when I picked it up! BEST WHIM BUY EVER!

7. Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover

I had never read a Colleen Hoover book, but I always saw people raving about her. All I knew about Ugly Love when I picked it up was that it was going to be sad! This was another excellent whim book!

8. Divergent by Veronica Roth

I picked this one up because I had seen a picture of it on the internet somewhere and I thought the cover looked cool! I quite enjoyed this one as well.

9. The Coincidence of Callie and Kayden by Jessica Sorenson

I got this one because I was shopping around for cheap ebooks and this one looked interesting. I didn't LOVE this book, but I kinda enjoyed it. I still have yet to continue the series, but I want to.

10. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

I picked up this book just because the first movie was in theaters and I wanted to go see it, but I wanted to read the book first. I read all three books and saw the movie in less than a week.


  1. I do a lot of whim picking on the internet via Kindle deals and Edelweiss and Netgalley. I won't usually spend more than $2.99 on an author I am not familiar with so I don't do any whim buying in book stores. I stil have to get to The Darkest Mind books I have. I hope it will be soon. :)

    1. I hope it will be soon! I would LOVE to see reviews of the Darkest Minds on your blog! That is my favorite series ever! I don't really whim buy in stores anymore either because it usually doesn't end up all that well. But sometimes you just gotta take that leap.

  2. So many awesome books on your list! Red Queen, The Hunger Games, Divergent.. and wow, I'm dying to read The Night Circus! Thank you for sharing ^_^

    Brittany @ Brittany's Book Rambles

    1. Thank you! I hope you like The Night Circus better than I did! It just didn't do it for me!


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