Emma’s Top Ten Books of 2017

I’ve read a bunch of books in 2017, I’m currently at 93 aiming for 100 by the end of the year. A few of those have been novellas and short middle grade books but I’ve still read quite a few full length novels which gives me a massive selection for this list.

These aren’t all going to be books released in 2017 because I don’t think I’ve even read 10 of those* but instead this list is going to be the top books I’ve read this year. I know I’m not going to be able to find a perfect 10 books, either I will have far too many or not enough of the TOP tier quality I am looking for. But what can you do? I’ll try my best.

*I went back and checked and actually I’ve read 11 books published in 2017, however only one of them was a five star read for me, three were three stars and the others were four stars. I think two of them have made their way onto this top ten list.

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TBR Break Ups (4)

And it’s finally time for my fourth and last TBR break up post where I share the books I’m cutting from my tbr. If you want to start from the beginning the posts are here, here and here.

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Mystery Blogger Award

I was tagged to do this in October by Little Fox and Reads, thanks so much and I’m sorry it took me so long to get to it. I’ve been super busy so it’s nice to have a post that doesn’t require so much research or heavy writing.

If you’re looking for a post with actual bookish relevance this probably isn’t it, but if you want to get to know me a bit better then this is the post for you!

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November Wrap Up and December TBR

This is probably going to be quite short because I have exams next week ahhhhhhhh. I feel quite unprepared and unmotivated, it’s the end of the year and it’s getting quite humid and warm here in Australia so I just want to laze around and do nothing. Unfortunately there’s still a little while do go yet.

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Top Ten Books on my Summer TBR

I know it’s winter for those of you in the northern hemisphere, but down here in Australia it is summer!! I love summer okay? The heat doesn’t bother me and I really enjoy having the free time. I know a lot of people enjoy reading light and fluffy books in summer but I’m actually the opposite. Considering I have the free time I really enjoy reading more dense books.

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When You Need the Motivation to Keep Writing

This is in response to my post from a few months ago,  When The Ideas Won’t Cooperate which is about the struggles of writing. I wanted to say two things. (1) Thanks to all the people who commented on that post with motivation. It’s good to know that there are other people out there who go through the same thing. And (2) I’m going to write this post primarily as motivation to myself when I might be lacking it, but maybe it will help motivate other writers out there too.

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Nanowrimo 2017 Update (2)

Nanowrimo is two thirds done and I’m not sure if I’m going to be able to reach 50k. Although I really want to write the daily goals I need to reach to finish are over 3k every day and with all the homework I have I am not sure if that’s really achievable.

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