Top Ten Tuesday #6 – August 26th: Books I Need To Get Soon!

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The Broke And The Bookish presents us every week a new top ten with a different theme. And this Tuesday’s theme is the Top Ten Books I Really Want To Read But Don’t Own Yet. When I first saw this theme, I was mostly thinking: Seriously, only ten? My need-to-get-soon list at Goodreads has about 40 titles on it alone, and I haven’t updated that one that recently. I’ve tried to make a selection for this Top Ten Tuesday though:

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Which of these have you read already and can you recommend to me? Any books I should buy first?

24 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday #6 – August 26th: Books I Need To Get Soon!

    • I like crime fiction stories, and I loved the Harry Potter series, so I really don’t know why I haven’t bought this one yet… Hopefully I can get a copy soon.

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  1. I’d highly recommend Gone Girl–smart and gripping. If you like it, I’d also suggest checking out Flynn’s other novels, particularly Dark Places (assuming you haven’t already). In some ways, I actually prefer it to Gone Girl; it has a really gut-wrenching emotional resonance.

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    • I’m definitely going to try and get Gone Girl soon! A lot of people have highly recommended to me already, and your comment confirmed I just HAVE to get a copy. I will check out the other novels as well. 🙂

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  2. I’m on Gardens of the Moon, not read any of the others so I am biased when I say to get that one. Although it is an epic. Over 700 pages in the first book. Book two has close to a thousand.

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  3. You need to get your hands on Gone Girl, definitely… But don’t put it down. The beginning is almost achingly slow, but then all of a sudden it gets amazing and shocking and just…. fantastic. Haha!

    I’d love to get my hands on The Girl with All the Gifts. It just looks good.

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  4. I pretty much impulse bought All The Light when it was discounted but have yet to read it (I’m not sure if it’s a mood thing or just swamped with other reads though). It’s definitely something I’m hoping to have read by the end of this year; and it’s received a lot of praise too, so that’s always good! I also very much approve of Knife of Never Letting Go!

    Cheers,
    joey via. thoughts and afterthoughts

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    • Those two titles have been high on my need-to-get-soon list for a while now; both have received a lot of positive reviews and sound interesting from what I could seen in the summaries… Hopefully I can get the copies soon!

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  5. The Cuckoos Calling and Gone Girl are both so good!! I’ve been eyeing The Knife of Never Letting Go lately too, especially since Target has it now for like $7 or something!

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  6. So many good ones!!! Cuckoo’s Calling is really, really good! And of course Gone Girl is one of my favourites as well. I actually just got it for someone’s birthday and they have just finished reading it and loved it as well!

    PS- One of our good friends is heading to Argentina for a month and I couldn’t help but think of you!!

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    • The Cuckoo’s Calling and Gone Girl are now in my possession! 😀 I will definitely read both very soon…

      And Argentina is a great country to visit, although it’s a bit cold still (Winter here). I’m sure your friend is going to love it!

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