Top Five Wednesday

Hosted by Sam @ Thoughts on Tomes and Lainey @ gingerreadslainey.

July 11th 2018: Future Classics
–What books do you think with stand the test of time?

A Very Large Expanse of Sea
A Very Large Expanse of Sea
by Tahereh Mafi
Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World
Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World
by Ashley Herring Blake
Like a Love Story
Like a Love Story
by Abdi Nazemian
With the Fire on High
With the Fire on High
by Elizabeth Acevedo 
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
by William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer

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Top Five Wednesday *Rewind*

Hosted by Sam @ Thoughts on Tomes and Lainey @ gingerreadslainey.

March 4th 2015 – Books You’d Save in a Fire

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out
by Susan Kuklin

I would save this book to remind me that I’m not alone.

A Seat at the Table
A Seat at the Table
by Simon Bartolo

For me, this book is the history of the lgbtqia+ community in Malta.

LGBTIQ Youth Activism: The past & the present
LGBTIQ Youth Activism: The past & the present
by Bizuayehu Castaniere, Kirsty Farrugia

I have two reasons of my why, some of my friends took part in this book and it gives me hope for a better tomorrow.

The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees
by Sue Monk Kidd

This book started my love for historical fiction.

The Definition of Normal: ...A Transgender Love Story
The Definition of Normal: …A Transgender Love Story
by E.S. Carpenter

This is the first book that I read with a trans main character and I remember being so happy about this that I cried.

Alex

Top Five Wednesday *Rewind*

Hosted by Sam @ Thoughts on Tomes and Lainey @ gingerreadslainey.

January 18th 2016: Favorite Polarizing Books 
–These are books that people either tend to love or hate, with no in between. Pick some of your favorites that fall into this category.

With the Fire on High
With the Fire on High
by Elizabeth Acevedo

I loved With The Fire On High and everyone I know who read it agree with me.

Learning Curves (Learning Curves #1)
Learning Curves
(Learning Curves #1)
by Ceillie Simkiss
Naturally Tan
Naturally Tan
by Tan France
Queer Eye: Love Yourself. Love Your Life.
Queer Eye: Love Yourself. Love Your Life.
by Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Jonathan Van Ness, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown
Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope
Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope
by Karamo Brown, Jancee Dunn

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Top Five Wednesday (Rewind) 6th July 2016

Hosted by Sam @ Thoughts on Tomes and Lainey @ gingerreadslainey.

July 6th: Favorite Books Outside Your Comfort Zone 
— These are books that you enjoyed that aren’t something you typically read. For example, nonfiction if you usually read fiction, contemporary if you usually read fantasy, etc. etc. They do not all have to be from the same genre, just an assortment of books outside your usual genre of choice.

Travelling Light: Poetry
Travelling Light: Poetry
by Vickie Johnstone
Grief Is a Hungry Business
Grief Is a Hungry Business
by Di Jones
Grey (Fifty Shades as Told by Christian, #1)
Grey
(Fifty Shades as Told by Christian #1)
by E.L. James
Sweet Treats: A Valentine's Day Short Story Romance Boxed Set (Blueberry Springs, #4)
Sweet Treats: A Valentine’s Day Short Story Romance Boxed Set
(Blueberry Springs #4)
by Jean Oram
His Bride for One Night
His Bride for One Night
by Miranda Lee

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Top Five Wednesday

Hosted by Sam @ Thoughts on Tomes and Lainey @ gingerreadslainey.

May 22nd: Emerald Covers
— May’s birthstone is emerald so talk about those emerald covers. Not just green. EMERALD.

Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss, #3)
Isla and the Happily Ever After
(Anna and the French Kiss #3)
by Stephanie Perkins
I Heard That Song Before
I Heard That Song Before
by Mary Higgins Clark
The Fortune Cafe (A Tangerine Street Romance, #1)
The Fortune Cafe
(A Tangerine Street Romance #1)
by Julie Wright, Melanie Jacobson, Heather B. Moore
A Boy Called Cin
A Boy Called Cin
by Cecil Wilde
The Murderer's Daughter
The Murderer’s Daughter
by Jonathan Kellerman

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