Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books On My Fall TBR


A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. – George R.R. Martin

I can’t help but smile as I write this post because The Broke and the Bookish’s Top Ten Tuesday today is almost related to my post last week, Top Ten Books I am Dying to Read.

September 22: Top Ten Books On My Fall TBR

But instead of repeating those books, I will feature the 10 books that I ought to finish this fall. They are all part of PopSugar’s Reading Challenge 2015 that I would like to wrap up, soon!

Here they are:

1. A book you own but have never read – Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything

2. A nonfiction book – You Can You Will: 8 Undeniable Qualities of a Winner by Joel Osteen

You Can You Will: 8 Undeniable Qualities of a Winner

3. A classic romance – Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

Love in the Time of Cholera

4. A Pulitzer Prize-winning book – The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Goldfinch

5. A book based on a true story – Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat, Pray, Love

6. A book at the bottom of your to-read list – To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird

7. A book more than 100 years old – Alice in Wonderland (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, #1) by Lewis Carroll 

Alice in Wonderland (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, #1)

8. A book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See9. A book with antonyms in the title – South of the Border, West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami

South of the Border, West of the Sun

10. A book that came out the year you were born – The Pelican Brief by John Grisham
The Pelican Brief

What are you reading this fall?
Do you have a reading challenge, too?
I’m excited to hear it from you!

50 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books On My Fall TBR”

      1. About the ones I’ve read? Loved the Pelican Brief the most, but then I am a fan of Grisham. I had read Alice once upon a time, but I think that book has layers…and a different layer peels away whenever you read it.

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  1. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE WAS AN ASSIGNED READING AT YOUR SCHOOL?! I’m so jealous!! It’s my favourite book of all time ❤ READ IT READ IT READ IT! 😀

    Everything Everything was really good. And I'm also kind of reading Alice In Wonderland. My edition has Alice In Wonderland as well as Through the Looking Glass… so I've kind of put it on hold because I don't really feel like reading Through the Looking Glass right now.

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    1. Uhm. Honestly, no. I am not studying anymore haha and this was released way past my school days but I considered this because my high school alma mater now includes this book in their book report options. 🙂

      Yep. I’ve read Everything Everything and it was really good! Haha. You’re comment on Alice is really witty! 😀

      Thank you for the visit, Jenna! 😀


  2. I’ve already read The Goldfinch and All the Light We Cannot See and I highly recommend them both! I own Alice in Wonderland and To Kill a Mockingbird but I haven’t read them yet.

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  3. I’m doing the Popsugar Reading Challenge as well! That was a good approach to this list. I’m currently stumped on a book with antonyms in the title and an author with my same initials.

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    1. I actually haven’t seen any book for the author with my same initials. 😀 So I considered it a BONUS. Haha

      There are some good books with antonyms. Like Angels and Demons by Dan Brown and the West of the Border… by Haruki Murakami. 🙂

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  4. Although I haven’t read any of the books you’ve got on your list, I’ve heard nothing but amazing things about All the Light We Cannot See so I hope you like it!

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  5. The Goldfinch is sitting on a pile of boxes in my library (really a glorified front-porch that became a room).
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez is, simply put, the GOD of Magic Realism. I LOVE him.
    All the Light You Cannot See is brilliant, and exquisitely written. A moving story.
    To Kill a Mockingbird is a masterpiece.
    Alice in Wonderland — one of the cleverest, most amusing, intelligent fantastical books ever written. You should definitely read it. I’ve memorized entire pieces of poetry (light verse, really) from it, and they’re FUN.
    I would like to read South of the Border, West of the Sun.
    I’m not really a fan of John Grisham — although he’s a skilled plotter, I guess.
    Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert is a well-written, whiny book about a privileged woman. I was put off by the self-indulgence in her tone. She is a very skilled writer, though, and conveys scenes well. Not my favorite book.

    Nice list, Rose Marie!

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    1. Oh I do have that habit too. But now, I am focusing on finishing the 2015 Reading Challenge. 😀 Somehow I am restraining my self to add more books on my TBR. 😀

      Thank you for the visit!


    1. Yay! Thank you for reading! That challenge sounds interesting! 🙂

      Yes, I intentionally picked books with diverse topics because Nicholas Sparks have a lot of theme/subject in his novels. Like I said, there is always love, lost, grief, love for family, marriage, death, tragedy…

      Thank you again! 😀


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