Top Ten Tuesday – Books for the Epic Fantasy Lover

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It’s Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by the broke and the bookish.  Each week, there’s a different topic.  Come up with your list of top ten, post it, and then add to the link at b&b’s masterpost, then bounce around and see other people’s lists.

This week’s theme was Top Ten Books for Every X to Read.  Naturally, I picked fantasy books, seeing as I love spec-fic and tend towards the fantasy end of the spectrum.  But I went further than that and picked Epic Fantasy because I’m feeling the love for those right now.

Please keep in mind that not everyone agrees on what is true Epic Fantasy as compared with High Fantasy, so this list is probably at least a little subjective.  If you want the definition of the difference, as I understand it, see the end of this post (marked with an *)

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Top Ten Tuesday – Recent Gems and Rocks

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It’s Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by the broke and the bookish.  Each week, there’s a different topic.  Come up with your list of top ten, post it, and then add to the link at b&b’s masterpost, then bounce around and see other people’s lists.

This week’s theme was Top Ten of My Most Recent 5-Star (or 1-Star) Reads, but I haven’t given any books those ratings yet (not on this blog, at least).  So I’m giving you my Top Five Recent* Book Wows and Top Five Recent Book Disappointments.
*Please note, due to trying to keep things recent, I kept it to books I’ve read this year.  So things that otherwise might have made this list didn’t and books that might otherwise have been left off made it.

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Top Ten Tuesday – Ten Books I Haven’t Talked Up Enough

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It’s Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by the broke and the bookish.  Each week, there’s a different topic.  Come up with your list of top ten, post it, and then add to the link at b&b’s masterpost, then bounce around and see other people’s lists.

This week’s theme was Top Ten Books I Love But Don’t Talk About Enough (On My Blog).  Some of you might be relieved to find that a certain series I love and talk about all the time didn’t make this list. 😉

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Top Ten Tuesday – Spring TBR Books

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It’s Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by the broke and the bookish.  Each week, there’s a different topic.  Come up with your list of top ten, post it, and then add to the link at b&b’s masterpost, then bounce around and see other people’s lists.

This week’s theme was Top Ten Books on My Spring TBR.  It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done one of these, but this is an easy topic to use to get back into these lists.

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Top Ten Tuesday – Ten Good Books That Aren’t Spec-Fic

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It’s Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by the broke and the bookish.  Each week, there’s a different topic.  Come up with your list of top ten, post it, and then add to the link at b&b’s masterpost, then bounce around and see other people’s lists.

This week’s theme was Ten Books I Enjoyed Recently (last yearish) That Weren’t My Typical Genre/Type of Book.  So since I normally read speculative fiction (sci-fi/fantasy), this is everything but.

So, here we go:

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top Ten Book Couples

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It’s Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by the broke and the bookish.  Each week, there’s a different topic.  Come up with your list of top ten, post it, and then add to the link at b&b’s masterpost, then bounce around and see other people’s lists.

This week’s theme was anything related to Valentine’s Day, so I went with Top Ten Book Couples.

Obligatory warning that some of the below relationships might be spoilers for those who haven’t read the book(s).

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top Ten Settings

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It’s Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by the broke and the bookish.  Each week, there’s a different topic.  Come up with your list of top ten, post it, and then add to the link at b&b’s masterpost, then bounce around and see other people’s lists.

This week’s theme was Top Ten Historical/Futuristic Settings I’d Love to Read in Books.  I like both, so I did five for each.

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top Ten Books I Meant to Read in 2015 But Didn’t

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It’s Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly bookish meme hosted by the broke and the bookish.  Each week, there’s a different topic.  Come up with your list of top ten, post it, and then add to the link at b&b’s masterpost, then bounce around and see other people’s lists.

This week’s theme was top ten 2015 debuts I meant to read but didn’t.  I just took out the word ‘debut’ and here we have it: the Top Ten Books I Meant to Read in 2015 But Didn’t.

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Top Ten Tuesday – 2016 Releases (Jan-Jun)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by the broke and the bookish.  Each week, there’s a different book topic and you pick your top ten, either for the topic or for a twist on it.  Then, add your post to the linky and check out what everyone else put on their lists.

This week’s topic was Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases for the First Half of 2016.

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