Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted on The Broke and the Bookish.
So this week’s theme is things on my reading wish list. These sorts of topics are always tricky, because I never know if these things don’t come up, or if I just haven’t read the books. But we’ll give this a whirl anyway.
More Books about Readers
It’s always so fun to read about a character who spends their time reading. Where’s the main character that skips out on a party because the book they are reading is that good?
Books Where the Main Character is Already in a Relationship
So many books have the characters falling in love over the course of the book, and if you want anything beyond that, you have to hope there’s a second book. I want books where the main character is already in a relationship and they’re already happy with their love life.
Books Where The Main Character Goes Through a Break-Up and Doesn’t Immediately Hook Up With Another Character
Just for a change of pace. I’ve read lots of books where people break up to get with other people, but not a lot where they just go through heart break and come out stronger.
YA Books About Dinosaurs
I work with kids so I’ve learned to love dinosaurs as much as them. And now I want YA stories that involve dinosaurs.
Books Set in University That Aren’t Romance/Erotica
There are so many things that happen in university beyond sleeping with people and falling in love. It’s a great setting, and it’s not being used enough.
More Books About Musicians
And not stuff like ‘So-and-so plays guitar in his free time’. But about people who want to be musicians or already are. People who are serious about it.
Novels That Don’t Suck and Are Set In Canada
Maybe I just have bad luck when it comes to Canadian novels, but I never seem to find good books set in my own country. So I want more of these.
Don’t get me wrong, I love retellings as much as the next person. But wouldn’t it be cool if people were trying to create some new fairytales too?
Books Set In Boarding Schools
This is just a guilty pleasure, to be honest.
I always think stand-alones are better than series. Why drag a story out if you can complete it in one book? And I know it works for some stories, but as a general, more stand-alones please!
What would you like to see more of in books? Let me know in the comments below!