Sunday, April 21, 2013

What's Your Top 3?

Since I'm such a huge book nerd, I signed up for the Preview to Summer Blogger Book Swap. And I'm super excited to share with you all my top 3 favorite books!  

Narrowing it down to only 3 is really hard because I love a lot of different books for different reasons.  And my top 3 generally changes depending on what kind of mood I'm in.  But, here's my list: 

Stephen King is one of my all-time favorite authors.  Most people like to think that his books are all horror and gore, but those people haven't actually read his books, I've found, or else they would know that that's not really the case.  11/22/63 is a mystery, a love story, with a little paranormal twist of time travel thrown in.  It's a pretty long book, coming in at 849 pages, but I never wanted it to end! 

If you're a lover of historical fiction, like I am, then this book will really resonate with you.  Margaret George really makes these historical figures come to life and you are really rooting for Mary, Queen of Scots... even though we all know her fate.

I love this book.  I love how Pip makes a life for himself, but also never really leaves his past behind.  Just like the rest of us, he can't escape who he really is. One of my all-time favorite books and I love every single movie adaptation out there. 

So tell me, what's your top 3? 

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  1. Oh goodness I have so many favorite books: The Great Gatsby, Gone with the Wind and Jane Eyre. :)

  2. I was able to download 11/22/63 on a Daily Kindle Deal and haven't read through it yet, probably due to the daunting amount of pages, but it's so encouraging to see it as one of your top reads! Historical fiction is always a favorite of mine and I love how you wrote about the author bringing the characters to life. Thanks for sharing and welcome to the swap!

  3. Please, please, please tell me you don't like the great expectations with Paltrow in!?! If so we are no longer friends :P
    My favourite books depend on my mood too.

  4. King is definitely a talented writer. Sadly, I've only ever read one of his fiction books (The Dark Half) and his how-to about writing (On Writing), but I own a lot more. The only Dickens book I've read is A Tale of Two Cities. As an English graduate, I should be ashamed haha.

  5. I totally agree on 11/22/63! loved that book so much!

  6. I need to read 11/22/63. I have heard such great things about it! I know I would LOVE it!!!

  7. We are both doing the book swap! It would be crazy cool if we got paired up! I have always wanted to read Stephen King, but haven't yet.

  8. I can't believe I have made it this far in my life and still not read any Stephen King, this book sounds great!

  9. its been awhile since ive read a good book so i dont have any top 3 yet but i will check yours out. Thanks for sharing. following you on bloglovin

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