Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Topics That Won’t Make Me Pick Up a Book

As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic, a companion to the earlier topic from April 30th, top ten topics that won’t make me pick up a book. Not that they’re always deal breakers, but as a rule I don’t particularly enjoy these types of topics.

1. Cancer

2. Divorce

3. 9/11

4. The Holocaust

5. World War II

6. Zombies

7. Fairies

8. Cars

9. Planes

10. Ghosts

How about you? What are your deal-breaker topics?

Fiction, Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Topics That Instantly Make My Buy a Book

As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic: Top Ten Words/Topics That Instantly Make Me Buy/Pick Up A Book. I picked ten topics that cause a book to basically be a done deal.

1. Dystopian

2. Post-Apocalyptic

3. Genetics and Genetic Engineering

4. Historical Treasure Hunt

5. Literary Mystery

6. Boarding Schools

7. Teen Celebrities (fictional)

8. Rare Disease/Illness

9. Main Character is a Writer

10. Historical Mystery That Vaguely Sounds Supernatural