Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week there is a new topic for bloggers to choose and list their top ten. This week’s theme is Top Ten Books I Really Liked but Can’t Remember Much About.
Looking through my old Goodreads ‘Read’ list for this topic I was genuinely surprised by some of the books I’d not only marked as read but rated five stars as well, simply because I had no memory of them. If I didn’t know any better I’d think I blacked out and added them without reading them, and honestly I haven’t ruled that out. Still it did make it very easy to come up with ten books for this week’s topic.
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
I read this book when I was in high school and loved it, Scott Westerfeld was actually one of my high school era favourite authors. Uglies was one of the books my friend and I used to fangirl over instead of paying attention in our lessons, and, but looking back I can’t remember anything about the story.
Inside Out by Maria V Snyder
Written by Maria V. Snyder and set in space, does a book need much more to stand out for me? I wouldn’t have thought so but I guess the fact that Inside Out made my list this week says it all.
Fated by Sarah Alderson
I really enjoyed Sarah Anderson’s Hunting Lila duology, so of course I picked up the first book of her other series to read. All I can remember about Fated is that it was a good story, but not as good as the Hunting Lila duology, which probably explains why I never picked up the second book.
Everneath by Brodi Ashton
One of my friends brought this book for me one year as a birthday present, and that’s about all I can remember about Everneath. Well, that and that it was a Hades and Persephone inspired story which goes a long way to explaining why I enjoyed it so much.
Blackwood by Gwenda Bond
Did I even read Blackwood? Goodreads and the fact that I rated it five stars says yes I did, but you could put a gun to my head and I wouldn’t be able to tell you anything about the story.
Tithe by Holly Black
Her Modern Faerie Tales trilogy was not only the series that introduced me to Holly Black’s writing, but that introduced me to stories about the fae. After reading The Cruel Prince last year I remembered how much I loved Holly Black’s books and put Tithe at the top of my to-re-read list.
White Cat by Holly Black
Until searching through my old Goodreads ‘Read’ list I forgot Holly Black had released this series as well. I picked up White Cat because it had been written by Holly Black but, like Fated, while it was good it wasn’t as good as the Modern Faerie Tales trilogy.
The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa
My friend recommended this book to me and, like with Uglies, The Immortal Rules was a story we fangirled over a lot while we were supposed to be studying. Now though I can’t remember as much as I’d thought I could, and I know if I asked my friend she wouldn’t remember much either.
Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan
I really loved this series, and the fact that it’s on my list this week has me considering whether I should add Unspoken to my to-re-read list. At first I did think that I’d remembered a lot of this book, until I thought on it longer and realised the ‘a lot’ I could remember really wasn’t a lot at all.
Wildefire by Karsten Knight
This is another book I literally have no memory of but that I rated five stars. Either my memory is worse than I realised or instead of sleep walking I’ve been sleep reading.
So what do you think? Did you take part in this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, if so let me know what books you really enjoyed but now can’t remember much about, or what books you have no memory of reading despite them being on your Goodreads ‘Read’ list.