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Top Ten Tuesday: Red, White, and Blue

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday (as always, hosted by the inimitable Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl) is all about America. (or your country of origin, your port of call as it were). Simply enough, this week we’re just showing off our favorite red, white, and blue covers!

Of course, symmetry doesn’t work with ten books and three colors, so this is really more of a top nine Tuesday – sorry, perfectionists. I can’t help it, doing it as a cluster of ten made me feel twitchy.

I went through my “read” shelf on Goodreads and picked out the three books of each color that are my favorites in recent memories, which was a lot of fun and kept me from reaching for my same standby books. I can safely say that these nine sort of make up “me,” as far as what I consider my book taste. This ranges from young adult to plain ol’ adult, from fantasy to creative nonfiction, domestic thrillers to fairy romances.

Happy early birthday, America.

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13 Comments

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    ShootingStarsMag
    July 3, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    Fun choices! I love Scythe – I really need to read the sequel ASAP. I also hope to read Made You Up soon.

    -Lauren

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    kris
    July 3, 2018 at 1:25 pm

    so other than the books I already read, the rest are on my TBR so I’m going to have to say amazing choices!!!

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    Victoria @ Rocky Reads
    July 3, 2018 at 2:50 pm

    Great list! I love ACOTAR!!

    My TTT: https://rockyreads.wordpress.com/2018/07/03/top-ten-tuesday-14/

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    Jo
    July 3, 2018 at 5:40 pm

    I love Scythe, such a good book! Made You Up is such a pretty cover as well, I love the watercolour effect 🙂
    My TTT: https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2018/07/03/top-ten-tuesday-166/

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    Katie Rogers
    July 3, 2018 at 6:23 pm

    Thanks for coming up with great ideas I could steal this week lol

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    lauren
    July 3, 2018 at 8:28 pm

    lovely graphic youve made there, it works well and i approve you chose 9 and not 10 to make it work

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    Sarah
    July 3, 2018 at 8:34 pm

    I really want to read Truly Devious!

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    Esther
    July 4, 2018 at 7:16 am

    Nice covers! I’m looking forward to reading The Hate U Give before the film comes out.

    My TTT: https://occasionallyiread.wordpress.com/2018/07/03/books-with-red-white-blue-covers/

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    Jessica | Reading with Jessica
    July 4, 2018 at 4:48 pm

    ACOTAR!!! My favorite series ever. I also want to read the wife between us and the cruel prince. Great picks!

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    Aj @ Read All The Things!
    July 4, 2018 at 11:04 pm

    I like how you organized this post. Nine books look prettier than 10. Also, I adore Scythe and Thunderhead.

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    Jane @ Raincity Librarian
    July 5, 2018 at 4:17 pm

    I love the way the books you chose reflect you as a reader! I confess I just chose a bunch of books based on their covers 😉

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    Nicola
    July 8, 2018 at 6:34 pm

    I love Scythe, ACOTAR and The Cruel Prince!

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