Top Ten Tuesdays is a meme hosted by the Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is
Top Ten Books I Have Read So Far This Year
1. The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien: Each time is as breathtaking as the first.
2. Journey by Aaron Becker: A beautifully drawn work about the power of the imagination.
3. Pat of Silver Bush by L. M. Montgomery: Like meeting an old friend.
4. Empire of Bones by N. D. Wilson: The third book in the Ashtown Burials series, which follows the Smith siblings as they join an ancient order of explorers/cryptkeepers.
5. The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt: The crayons are tired of being used the same way!
6. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon: A beautiful work about a child trying to find his place in the world.
7. I Am Otter by Sam Garton: How can one book hold so much cuteness?
8. Party Shoes by Noel Streatfeild: A fun work from the author of Ballet Shoes.
9. The Castle Behind Thorns by Merrie Haskell: A great new middle-grade fantasy with a surprising message.
10. Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz: Dark and beautiful.