Top Ten Books on My Summer TBR List

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It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish! Today’s topic: the top ten books on our summer TBR lists.

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1. The Magicians by Lev Grossman

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2. Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia by Marya Hornbacher

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3. Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp

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4. Hidden Lives: A Family Memoir by Margaret Forster

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5. Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill

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6. My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff

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7. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

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8. The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

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9. Hiroshima by John Hersey

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10. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf


What’s on the top of your TBR list this summer?

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14 thoughts on “Top Ten Books on My Summer TBR List

  1. Hidden Lives is one of my favourite memoirs of all time. I love Margaret Forster’s books. Have you read Shadow Baby? If not I suggest you read it after Hidden Lives as there is a clear parallel between fact and fiction.

      1. I read Shadow Baby first and then Hidden Lives but I think I would suggest reading them the other way around. The memoir is a great look at family relationships as well as the mystery surrounding the Grandmother.

  2. Heart Shaped Box is great fun, I enjoyed it a lot despite not reading a lot of horror. I would be really interested in reading Wasted as those were issues for me when I was younger. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.

    1. Cathy, have you read NOS4A2 by the same author? It was another excellent horror read. (I’m a big horror fan.)

      I’ve been waiting years to read Wasted, because I’ve heard it can be triggering, and I have eating issues in my past as well. Finally feeling ready to read it!

      1. It’s a tough one, isn’t it? My eating issues are a long time in the past, but often feel like they are bubbling under the surface at the same time.

  3. A friend lent me Heart-Shaped Box a couple of years ago and I loved it. I don’t normally read horror so it was something very different for me. I’ve also read Wasted which I found very interesting. Eleanor & Park is currently on my TBR shelf, I’m looking forward to reading it.

  4. I’m in Winter, but I’ve got soo many on my list. I love that you included Virginia Woolf – I’m yet to read it. Will look out for your reviews πŸ™‚

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