Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Read (and LOVED) Based on Blogger Recommendations

Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday!

Top Ten Tuesday is an original weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish and is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is:

Books I Read (and LOVED) Based on Blogger Recommendations

There are tons of bloggers who have given recommendations to me over the years that I have followed. It’s one of my favorite ways to find books. Here’s some of the books I’ve read (and loved) based on recent recommendations.

1. Work Song
Author: Danielle Allen

Recommended by: Nick of The Infinite Limits of Love

Nick had me at office romance + texts.

2. The Story Guy
Author: Mary Ann Rivers

Recommended by: Lenore of Celebrity Readers

Lenore recommended this book to me on Goodreads, and she was right. I loved it!

3. Filthy Forward
Author: Kelsey Cheyenne

Recommended by: Alecia of The Staircase Reader

This book wasn’t even on my radar until Alecia raved about it.

4. Follow
Authors: Tessa Bailey

Recommended by: Kayla of Books and Blends

I like Tessa Bailey’s writing, but her backlist is DEEP. I didn’t even know about this one until Kayla sang it’s praises.

5. Playing for Keeps
Author: Kendall Ryan

Recommended by: Jessica formerly of Reading with Jessica & Nicole of Boundless Bookaholic

I love a good sports romance and both Jessica and Nicole enjoyed this one. Plus, Kendall Ryan books are just fun.

6. Beartown
Author: Frederik Backman

Recommended by: Stephanie of Stephanie’s Book Reviews and Brandie of Running on Words and Wine

Not my normal read, but when Stephanie and Brandie said it’s a must read — it’s a must read.

7. The Sweet Gum Tree
Author: Katherine Allred

Recommended by: Stephanie of Stephanie’s Book Reviews and Brandie of Running on Words and Wine

I NEVER would have read this book without these two saying how good it was. I mean, that cover kind of screams old school.

8. The Guy on the Right
Author: Kate Stewart

Recommended by: Daisy Gal of DG Book Blog

I had read one Kate Stewart book before this and it was kind of meh. Daisy Gal swore this one was amazing, and I trust her judgement, so I gave it a try. It ended up being one of my favorites of last year.

9. Worth the Fall
Author: Claudia Connor

Recommended by: Corina of The Brown Eyed Bookworm

Corina has been lighting up her blog with recommendations lately, and it’s really working out for me. I ended up binging this entire series.

10. Cake
Author: J. Bengtsson

Recommended by: Tanya of Girl Plus Books

I saw this book on Tanya’s blog and was intrigued. She was loving it, so I decided to give it a try. Let’s just say I read the entire 5 book series.

44 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Read (and LOVED) Based on Blogger Recommendations”

      1. That’s his style though. This is my 4th Backman book, and he has this way of unraveling the stories that I have grown to adore. It always make the emotional hits feel harder.

  1. Yay! I love seeing Beartown and The Sweetgum Tree on here. Brandie was the reason I read both of those books, too. I could probably do a whole post of books I’ve read because of you – like The Fallen Crest series and Lauren Layne books.

    1. That’s because I force books on you to read! Hahaha! I’m glad I got you reading those two authors so I can talk to you about them.

  2. I haven’t read or seen any of those but maybe you will read one of the books from my My TTT. Thanks for your visit.

    1. No, I haven’t. It’s on my list to read after seeing your review for it, though. Thanks so much for writing such a fab review for both!

  3. I have heard that The Sweet Gum Tree is really good before and I agree that cover gives off a really old school type of vibe. I love it when a book rec is perfect. Great list! 🙂

    1. Yes, Backman is a talented writer. It takes a bit to get into Beartown, but the pay off is huge. The Guy on the Right is a fun, sweet romance.

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