⭐️5 Star Predictions⭐️

I don’t really like to go into books with too much expectations as I feel most time they don’t live up to them. However this weeks Top 10 Tuesday prompt is kind of pushing me to have a good look at the books in my TBR and see what I am hyping up in my brain.

So these are 10 books currently in my physical TBR I am hoping will be 5 stars:

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

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The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Sky 

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Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson 

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Frozen Tides by Morgan Rhodes

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Vengeful by V.E. Schwab

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The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

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Black Prism by Brent Weeks 

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Girls of Storm and Shadow by Natasha Ngan 

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A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer 

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Wicked Fox by Kat Cho 

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Book Cover Redesigns I Loved!

This week’s Top 10 Tuesday is book cover redesigns that I either loved or hated. So when I looked up all the covers that I knew had been redesigned I found that I mostly loved all the changes that were made.

So this is my 10 Book Cover Redesigns that I Loved:

Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart – I think these are both striking but I personally love the plain cover with the blue background and the pieces of cut hair. I think it works so much better with the premise of the book and intrigues me so much more than the smudged face.

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Royals/Prince Charming by Rachel Hawkins – I’ve spoken about this cover a few times on my blog but this was the perfect opportunity to say what a great job they did with the new concept for the cover/title of this book. The Royals cover just looks tacky and juvenile and I am drawn so much more to the Prince Charming!

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Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas – I never liked the original cover for Throne of Glass! I always thought she just didn’t embody who Celaena is. She just looks too innocent and docile to me, the illustrated version is sooooo much more aesthetically pleasing to my eyes.

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An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir – as much as I love the original cover the other two books in the series don’t match it and it is soo frustrating to have them next to each other on my shelves being all different sizes and colors. Which is why I think I prefer the new paperback editions as they all match!

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Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima – similar to An Ember in the Ashes, I quite love the original cover for Flamecaster, but the rest of the series match the new cover which make me more inclined to like it more because they all match.

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The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson – I’ve always thought the original cover for this was a little too busy. There’s a whole lot going on and it all just looks a little unfocused. However, the new paperback edition is clean and still in keeping with the concept of the story so I like it a lot more!

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Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead – This is an example of a little change with a big impact. Have the VA overlapping the face with the color change is so much more effective in my opinion. The original cover doesn’t really age well either.

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Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi – When I first seen the new cover for Shatter Me I thought it was beautiful and so much better than the original. I thought it was highly original for the first 3 books and then as she kept releasing more they all started to look a little too similar.

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Undead Girl Gang by Lily Anderson – I actually love the first cover so much. I thought when it first came out that it looked super original and very pretty, but it doesn’t really give any indication of what the book is really about so I can appreciate the new cover more, especially when Mila is front and centre!

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Vicious by V.E. Schwab – There isn’t particularly anything wrong with the original cover of Vicious, but I just love the new edition so much more! Its simple yet effective and had I never heard of this book before I would immediately pick it up just because of the cover!

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Auto Buy Authors

This week’s Top 10 Tuesday prompt is auto buy authors! These are a list of authors that I have loved all the books I have read of theirs so far and would definitely continue to purchase/read anything that they come out with in the future!

So these are my 10 auto buy authors with a few of their books I have read:

Leigh Bardugo

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Sarah J Maas

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Brandon Sanderson

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Cinda Williams Chima

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Jay Kristoff

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Marissa Meyer

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Dan Brown

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V.E. Schwab

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Sally Thorne

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Adrienne Young

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❄️ Books on my Winter TBR ❄️

This week’s Top 10 Tuesday prompt is Books on my Summer 2019 TBR list. Well over here in Australia it’s winter at the moment so this is really the time of year I get stuck into more epic fantasy and series with some mystery/sci-fi thrown in. All of these books have been on my TBR for ages now and I really want to knock them all out this winter!

The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb

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The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

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The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

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Finale by Stephanie Garber

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The 7 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

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Vengeful by V.E. Schwab

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Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman &  Jay Kristoff

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The Astonishing Colour of After by Emily X.R. Pan

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5 Books/Series I want to Reread in 2019

The first series I want to reread this year is The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling. If you follow my blog you would know I am currently in the middle of a reread of this series. I have LOVED my experience so far and I will update you of my progress later on this month.

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The second series I would like to reread is the Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo. I read King of Scars earlier this month and that really got me back into the Grishaverse so if I can I would really like pick these up!

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Since I’m rereading the Grisha Trilogy it’s only fair that I pick up the Six of Crows Duology by Leigh Bardugo and give that a read too. One of my all-time favourite series out there, I was super impressed by this duology and it’s been nearly 3 years since I’ve read these books so I am very overdue.

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The fourth book I would like to read again is Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. This is solely in preparation for the second book of the series that comes out on the 5th of March. This book was so hyped that I read it too quickly and didn’t retain enough of the plot or developed a connection to the characters, so I kind of want to take my time and give it another read before I pick up Children of Virtue and Vengeance.

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The last book I’m hoping to reread this year is Vicious by V.E. Schwab. Similar to Children of Blood and Bone I do want to get around to reading Vengeful this year but since it’s been around 2 ½ years since I read Vicious I do want to pick it up again and get reacquainted with the storyline.

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