Top Ten Tuesday was started by The Broke and the Bookish wherein they post a topic every Tuesday that Book Bloggers write about. This week, it’s the Top 10 Books I Can’t Believe I Haven’t Read Yet.
So, here’s mine:
1) The Book Thief by Markus Zusak – I didn’t even see the movie yet because I want to read the book first!
2) The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling – When these books came out, I wasn’t into reading yet. And also, I was very much intimidated by how thick the books were. I followed the movies. I should really get into this.
3) The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank – I think I’ve always included this book as part of my wishlist (Christmas and Birthdays) but I just never receive it. Haha! Plus, when I buy books for myself, I rarely buy the classics… But I really want to get to reading this.
4) The Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket – This one is a big series, so many books! And whenever I feel like starting on it, book one is always not available in the stores. I really don’t want to buy the boxed set. It’s too many (thus, quite pricey).
5) The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald – Just one of those classics that I’m intrigued with but I never read because 1) I don’t buy classics most of the time (like previously mentioned), and 2) I read sloooow when I read classics based on experience so I am easily intimidated by any classic books out there.
6) Animal Farm by George Orwell – Same with #5
7) The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien – It’s just too thick! I don’t consider myself as a fast reader, nor a bookworm and I am still afraid to pick up really thick books. I know that somehow I should just give it a go.. But there’s too many not-so-thick books I like to read too. So these thick books get transferred to the bottom of the TBR pile.
8) Dracula by Bram Stoker – same as #7
9) Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne – I don’t really know why I haven’t read this yet. I guess whenever I walk around the bookstore, I just never see it in the shelves so I haven’t really picked it up.. Why isn’t this book visible in the book stores?
10) Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn – as soon as I watched the movie, I wanted to read the book. That movie was insane, and I loved it! And I bet the book was as great. However, I have too many unread books in my shelves so I made a resolution to finish them first before I go book shopping again. I’m definitely grabbing this book on my next purchase.
So, there. Here are my top 10 books I cannot believe I haven’t read yet. 🙂
(And that I should really start on…)
Til next time,