Top 10 Tuesday: Books I Didn’t Get to in 2017

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I did this TTT last year so I thought I’d give it a go again this year (especially as this is the last TTT hosted by The Broke and Bookish!). I ended up reading 6/10 of the books on last year’s list. I’ll aim to read at least 7/9 of these books in the upcoming year.

A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue The Glass Town Game The Seafarer's Kiss Beasts Made of Night

  1. A Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzie Lee – I had this one on hold at least twice but never got around to it. I’ll make a point of reading it for my course on YA literature.
  2. The Glass Town Game by Catherynne Valente – I had assumed I would read it shortly after its release back in September…
  3. The Seafarer’s Kiss by Julia Ember – One of my picks for 2017 Diverse Reads.
  4. Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh – Will be reading this for Cybils once it comes in from the library!
  5. Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi – Another book I signed out but didn’t get to.
  6. Zen Training by Katsuki Sekida –
  7. Understanding The Lord of the Rings: The Best of Tolkien Criticism edited by Rose A. Zimbardo and Neil Isaacs – I ended up reading some other books on Tolkien.
  8. Sanaaq by Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk – Another pick for 2017 Diverse Reads, by an Inuit author.
  9. Gently to Nagasaki by Joy Kogawa – Memoir by a Japanese-Canadian who was interned during WWII

This turned out to be harder than I thought it would! (Hence why I gave up after nine ^^;) I didn’t really have a strict TBR for 2017. Have you read any of these books? What books do you want to get to in 2018?

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  • I also wanted to red Beasts Made of Night ! But then I saw not so good reviews and lost interest! A Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue b is a MUST this year! Hope we can chat about it Jenna! 🙂

    • I haven’t seen any reviews of Beasts Made of Night, which also probably isn’t a good sign…but I’m picking it up from the library today and will give it a shot 😛 I’m hoping to reading Gentleman’s Guide next month! Will you let know how it goes 🙂

  • Vice and Virtue is such fun! Can’t wait for the sequel later this year.

    • Thanks for stopping by, Rachel! I’ve heard a little bit about the sequel and I’m also excited for it, even though I haven’t read the first book, haha.