Helllllo readers, it’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for another Top Ten Tuesday post which I utterly love. I remember having to compile a list of my favourite topics that had been done so far and I only had ten so it was an easy task – but now I adore writing these lists. Today’s topic is to list your ten favourite books from 2015 and I just can’t. Sorry won’t do it. I have decided to instead write a list of the ten books I didn’t expect to read this year but really enjoyed. Without further Lizzy warbling onto the list.
This is a DNF book from my childhood – 22 year old Lizzy finally made it through this and I am finally a happy, happy bunny.
After waiting three years to read 1984 I’ve read three Orwell books this year which has been wonderful. This has been my year for classics and it’s made me wonderfully happy.
This is a slightly abnormal one but I adored this children’s book. The images are beautiful and it’s been created for a good cause. It’s a little tongue in cheek but it is honestly delightful.
I LOVE LOVE LOVE Audrey Hepburn and before this year hadn’t seen anything that starred her. After watching the film Breakfast at Tiffanies I had to read this – so I did and it was beautiful. If you’re yet to read this – put it on your TBR now.
Don’t ask me how I only read something by the wonderful Caitlin Moran this year but I’ve now read both her books and they are both utterly brillant. READ READ READ ASAP.
Another odd one, but I have always been a fan of Michael Obiora; he asked me to read his book, I obliged and we also did a wonderful Q + A. Brilliant author brilliant book.
I’ve tried really hard this year to read books that have been films before seeing them and this is one I didn’t think I would get to read. However, I spotted it in my local library and thought yes I’ll give it a go. Lovely book, lovely story but still need to go see the film!
I’ve been looking for my newest proper trashy romance that I can go back to time and time again. This year I think I found it – finally.
This one may be a little odd but it normally takes me 485804943 months to get round to the year’s hottest book (ie still haven’t read The Silkworm by JK – slaps wrist) but this one I read quite quickly, at least for me, after it came out! #WIN
Finallllly, I adore Katie Cross and her books but they are mostly fantasy books – this year I got to read a romance genre book from this fantastic author and it was everything. I adored it.
There we go – ten fantastic book I never thought I would read this year. I know this might seem a little like a cop-out but I really couldn’t just pick ten favourite books from this year, it just wouldn’t work.