Top 5 Wednesday | Best Suggested Books

Top Five Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by GingerReadsLainey over on Goodreads. This week’s topic is Best Suggested Books That You Loved. However, I was only personally suggested three of these. The others I was suggested via BookTube or little paper slips taped in front of the book at the bookstore. I’m okay with that!

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith was recommended to me by a bookstore flyer, and I was not disappointed in the slightest.


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I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson was recommended to me by BookTube (like many books I have actually yet to read, oops), and I loved how much pain this novel caused me. I know it’s not supposed to hurt, but I was grinding my teeth hoping for a certain event and spent the whole novel wondering if it was going to happen or not. It was fun.


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This series was recommended to me back when I was on my previous blog on Tumblr, and I absolutely loved it. The Study Series by Maria V. Snyder is fantastic, and I have yet to read the newest books in it (I think there’s only one at the moment), but I plan to ASAP.


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Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell was recommended to me by a close friend and, if you’ve been here a while, you know exactly how I feel about this book.


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Yup. A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin was recommended to me as a buddy read in preparation for the release of A Dance with Dragons, and I ended up accidentally bypassing my friend’s reading pace and finishing the entire thing way too early. Needless to say, I was no disappointed in the series and I still wait with baited breath for the next book and TV episode. I love both to bits. (Sansa bby don’t fail me now.)

These are not the covers I have, I have the standard ones, but I thought they were too pretty not to use as a picture reference. I don’t like that the books are split up, that actually drives me nuts, but the scenery. Ugh, it’s so pretty.

And thus ends my Top 5 Wednesday. Thanks for reading!

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6 thoughts on “Top 5 Wednesday | Best Suggested Books

  1. You should follow the recommended read order by Snyder on her blogs. It’s become a chronicle now. There’s some novellas and “trilogies” before the new Study series. It makes a lot more sense if you read the correct order. You’ll get a lot more of what’s going on.

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    1. It’s been four or five years since I’ve read the books, but Poison Study is the first book on that list, isn’t it? I have read the novella that comes after Poison Study, but I haven’t read past the first three official books in that series. I plan on reading all of them!

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      1. Err yeah there’s a couple novellas (i believe one is in Valeks perspective), then the other which is read after the original trilogy. Then I believe it’s the Glass trilogy then the new Study series (two books are out). I’m not totally sure the exact order but the two novellas are on Maria Snyders website!

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    1. I was scared, too! They’re huge books and to be honest I think I only managed to finish them like I did because I was on vacation and had no other obligations but to read 😅 they’re good though!

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