Top Ten Tuesday – First Ten Books I Reviewed

Today’s Topic: (First Ten) Books I Reviewed (These do not have to be formal reviews. A small sentence on a retailer site or Goodreads counts, too!

Hosted by: That Artsy Reader Girl

Sadly, I was never in the habit of doing book reviews before I started my blog two and a half years ago. Major apologies to all the authors I’ve been reading all these years. I still don’t do a lot of reviews on sites like Amazon and Goodreads, and when I do, they are generally brief.

But in preparing for today’s prompt I realized how much I enjoyed going back to read my thoughts on the books I first reviewed for my own site. Which means, I really want to get better at recording my thoughts on the books I read in the future.

Newton and Polly – I’ve always loved this author’s historicals and I really enjoyed her take on these real life figures.

In the Light of the Garden -I’ve always thought Heather Burch is an under rated author. I’ve read all of her contemporary/womens fiction and this is one of her best.

Princesses Behaving Badly – I do occasionally read (and review) non-fiction. This one was particularly interesting as each chapter focuses on mostly minor royalty from all around the world in different time periods.

The Lady and the Lionheart – This is still one of my top favorite books ever. It’s so tender and sweetly told.

Dead Reckoning – When I reviewed this I had read all of the author’s other books, but not this one, which was her debut. It’s not my favorite, but I still enjoyed it.

The Tox Files -Kendig is one of my must-read authors and this was the beginning of one of her best series yet. No one writes military action/romance/globetrotting stories like she does.

Love’s Shadow -This is another author I deem underrated. I love her time-slip romantic novels. This one was the second in her most recent series about triplet brothers with supernatural gifts.

The Ringmaster’s Wife -Cambron made the circus come alive to all my senses in this descriptive time-slip tale featuring the story of John and Mabel Ringling.

The Bird and the Sword – My very first Amy Harmon story, which was so good, I’ve been a loyal fan ever since. Part fantasy, part fairy tale ( which is not my usual genre), it is creative, unique and fascinating.

The Mutual Admiration Society -This was a random, unusual choice for me with an underage narrator voice and set in 1950’s Detroit. But I enjoyed it’s quirky, protective child heroine who tries to hold her family together after her father’s death.

Do you enjoy re-visiting your book reviews?

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