Aug 5, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday -- Top Ten Books I'd Give To Readers Who Have Never Read Paranormal/Sci-Fi

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme brought to you at The Broke and the Bookish!! Each week we will be releasing a top ten book related list for you all to enjoy! 

This week was hard for me to decide what I wanted to do, once I did, it kind of just flowed out. I wanted to do books that were important to me and I found most of them to be considered some sort of Paranormal so felt that was the way to go. I know most of these are big name titles, but they have all had some effect in my life one way or another and I think they could have that effect for others too.

Top Ten Eight Books/Series I'd Give To Readers Who Have Never Read Paranormal/Sci-Fi


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1. Harry Potter
This is one of the first sci-fi style books I had read. I used to read only contemporary before this, but I can't think of a better one to start with. This will forever be my favorite series and I know nothing can ever replace it in my heart. I think anyone out there, no matter the age will love this series and want to continue reading for sure.



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2. Vampire Academy
I never wanted to read these. The covers were really part of it. I ended up getting these last year for my birthday from my man because they were super cheap at Books-a-Million. I still let them sit on my shelves for a while, but felt bad that he bought them for me so I decided to suffer through them. Suffering was far from what I did. I couldn't stop reading them. I was sucked in from the first book to the last. It has a little bit of everything in it and I know anyone could love these as well. There is definitely romance in it, but not in a way that could make a guy not want to read it. There is enough action to keep you entertained.



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3. Twilight
I've said it quite a bit how I feel about this series. I owe my blog and reading career in general to this series. I didn't read a book for years until my cousin talked me into reading this. Once I did I couldn't stop. I started reading anything I could get my hand on. I love it to this day as I have re-read it recently and loved it just as much the second time around. I am sure anyone out there who hasn't read much would really enjoy it just like I did, no matter the negative attention this series tends to get anymore.


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4. Iron Fey
Wings, see below, was my first faerie series I have read. I didn't think there would be anything else faerie that could suck me in, but then I saw this one around a lot. I had to check it out. I LOVE this series, the only other series that is above this one for me is Harry Potter. I will have a couple copies of this series for the rest of my life and hope to pass it on to my kid when I have one!


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5. Wings
This series sucked me in. I originally got it for the cover. it is gorgeous. I had never read a fae book before and was honestly scared. I thought I would hate it or it would be more tinkerbell-ish. I was surprised to see how different the faerie world really is. I LOVED this series. I have read several fae books since this one, but none of them are quite so original as this one. I think this is a great fae start for anyone. This one has so much action in it as well, that it is hard not to love it no matter who you are.


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6. The Mortal Instruments
The Shadowhunter world is definitely something I haven't read before. I read this a year ago due to the movie coming out so I wanted to know what was going on. I had the first three books on my shelves for years. yes, years. I am horrible I know. It sounded good when I looked at it, but never had the drive to actually pick it up and give it a shot. I hated the movie, but the one good thing it did was finally get me to read the series. I loved how many different paranormal classes were in this book. I even got to read about my Fae, yay!! This is another gender neutral read that will keep you sucked in. I am now working on re-reading the whole series so I can finally see how it all ends!!


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7. The Infernal Devices
Let me first say that I am reading this trilogy for the first time. I have read the companion series, but never got around to this one. I decided before I re-read TMI I would read these first since they are in a time before TMI. I thought maybe it would clear up some of the stuff from the other series. Now that I am reading it though, I love it. I am sucked in even more than TMI. Im enjoying the fact that some characters in TMI are in this one and aren't so well off. I would recommend to anyone who wants to read either, to read this one first. I wish I did, but I still love it very much. I know anyone could love this one too, especially because it is nice to read a book set in a different time period.



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8. Hush, Hush
This series has a lot of negativity around it just like Twilight. I don't know why really. It is fantastic and it is nice to read about Angels. They aren't in a lot of books, so to read something that is different is refreshing. Most authors seem to take bits and pieces of other series to make their own, but I think this one is pretty original. I loved Patch and I loved following around all the crazy that happens in this book. I would suggest to give this a shot, because it is definitely needed to be appreciated. it deserves your own opinion as you give it a shot :)





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 Well, that's my list for the week! Hope you all enjoy! 

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3 comments:

  1. I read the first book in the Iron Fey series the other day and now I don't really want to read anything else. Hopefully I'm going to get the Iron Daughter today. I think you should continue on with the Mortal Instruments as they're amazing and funny and magical. I might give Wings a try. It sounds like something I'd like :)

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  2. Awesome picks. I've read them all except Fey and Wings. Those are on my TBR list.
    Kristin @ Book Sniffers Anonymous

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  3. OOoh nice! I couldn't get into Clare myself, but I pretty much loved everything else. Not Twilight--not a fan of that one. Still find myself needing to read the Wings series but I read book 1 a year or two ago! So I'm in it, just need to finish it! Great picks!

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