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message 1: by Kate (new)

Kate (kateroonie) | 41 comments Hey Guys! I had an idea for a game- your top 3 books of a certain theme. I'll start:
Me- Top 3 mythology novels
1. Half Blood by Jennifer L Armentrout
2. Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini
3. Everneath by Brodi Ashton

Tell me your top 3 contemporary novels


message 3: by Hayley (new)

Hayley Em | 5 comments 1.Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan
2. The Hunger Pains: A Parody by The Harvard Lampoon
3. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (As much as I wanted to weep over this book, there were so many Gus moments that made me laugh, and Hazel's narration at times was hillarious! It had to make the list!)

Tell me your top 3 books that made you cry (or just really really sad...)


message 4: by Kate (new)

Kate (kateroonie) | 41 comments 1. If I Stay
2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
3. Revived by Cat Patrick
Tell me your top 3 Supernatural books


message 5: by Mary (new)

Mary (knoxdiver) 1. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
2. The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa
3. Die for Me by Amy Plum

Top 3 romances (contemporary or otherwise)


message 6: by Kim (new)

Kim  *Mo Chridhe* (KimtheBookCrier) | 8 comments 1. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
2. The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay
3. Flat-out Love by Jessica Park

Your top 3 fantasy novels/series?


message 7: by Julia (new)

Julia | 432 comments My top three (that I read last year) aren't series yet, so far as I know.

1. The Night Circus The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
2. Foiled Foiled by Jane Yolen
3. The Diviners The Diviners (The Diviners, #1) by Libba Bray

What are your three favorite graphic novels or magna?


message 8: by Karli (new)

Karli (yapagemaster) 1. The Hush, Hush graphic novel
2. Fruits Basket
3. Death Note

What are your top three favorite series?


message 9: by Shubhra (new)

Shubhra Agrawal | 4 comments harry potter
infernal devices
study series

what are your top 3 romantic novels?


message 10: by Vandita (new)

Vandita (vandita_booknerd) The Message in a Bottle
The Notebook
The Lucky one

Your top 3 dystopian novels???


message 11: by Emily (new)

Emily Longnecker | 2 comments 1. The Uglies by Scott Westerfield.
2. Divergent by Veronica Roth
3. Matched. I'm not sure of the author yet.

Tell me three your three saddest books?


message 12: by Anna (new)

Anna | 31 comments 1. Unhooking the Moon -Gregory Hughes
2. A Darkling Plain - Phillip Reeve
3. Broken Soup - Jenny Valentine
3. The Sky is Everwhere - Nelson Jandy


I had two on equal third they aren't sad the whole way thorugh but they made me cry a lot!

Unhooking the Moon by Gregory Hughes The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson Broken Soup by Jenny Valentine A Darkling Plain (The Hungry City Chronicles, #4) by Philip Reeve

Top 3 novels you would like to see being turned into a film


message 13: by [deleted user] (last edited Feb 23, 2013 03:02PM) (new)

1. Hush Hush series
2. Fallen series
3. Daughter of Smoke and Bones
Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1) by Becca Fitzpatrick
Fallen (Fallen, #1) by Lauren Kate
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor
TOP 3 ROMANTIC NOVELS YOU LOVE TO READ


message 14: by Amanda (last edited Feb 23, 2013 03:22PM) (new)

Amanda (pandwen) | 23 comments ha perfect moment for me to join the conversation :D
1. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger The Time Traveler's Wife
2. Easy by Tammara Webber Easy
3. Thrill Ride by Rachel Hawthorne Thrill Ride
on second though my head exploded with posibilities... this one may have been hard
TOP 3 AUTHORS


message 15: by Qeturwah (last edited Feb 23, 2013 04:36PM) (new)

Qeturwah (mintgil) | 8 comments Sylvia Day ,Colleen Hoover, Nicole Williams & I can't help but love Stephenie Meyer .

Top Three worst books you've ever read ?


message 16: by [deleted user] (new)

ThT'S EASY
1 Twilight
2 New Moon
3 Eclipse
4 Breaking Dawn (bonus)
Worse 3 book series you ever read?


message 17: by Amanda (last edited Feb 23, 2013 06:01PM) (new)

Amanda (pandwen) | 23 comments lol a little harsh
1. Medusa Girls
2. Fallen
3. The Hunt
this is hard because if i don't like a book i very rarely read the series

Top 3 Children’s (not necessarily picture) books


message 18: by Theo (new)

Theo | 116 comments I chose chapter books (more for the 8-10 year-old crowd)
1. Savvy by Ingrid Law
2. Coraline by Neil Gaiman
3. The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex

Top 3 Fairytale Re-tellings


message 19: by Amanda (new)

Amanda (pandwen) | 23 comments ahh thats kind of where i was going anyway :)
1Before Midnight: A Retelling of "Cinderella"
2Violet Eyes: A Retelling of the "Princess and the Pea"
3Snow: A Retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
Before Midnight A Retelling of "Cinderella" by Cameron Dokey Violet Eyes A Retelling of the "Princess and the Pea" (Once Upon a Time) by Debbie Viguié Snow A Retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves by Tracy Lynn
... ok may be obsessed with this series
Top 3 Dystopian Novels


message 20: by Anna (last edited Feb 24, 2013 03:43AM) (new)

Anna | 31 comments Going with YA:
1 Chaos Walking Series Patrick Ness. #1= The Knife of Never Letting Go
2 Dustlands - Moira Young though this series is incomplete #1= Blood Red Road
3 Hunger Games -Suzanne Collins
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1) by Patrick Ness Blood Red Road (Dust Lands, #1) by Moira Young The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1) by Suzanne Collins

Top 3 children's picture books


message 23: by Sara (new)

Sara (sarasofiara) 1. Wuthering Heights
2. Alice in wonderland
3. Pippi Longstocking

Top 3 graphic novels;


message 24: by Kate (new)

Kate (kateroonie) | 41 comments 1. Rapunzels Revenge
2. Maximum Ride
3. Witch and Wizard

Top 3 Humor novels


message 25: by Mimi (new)

Mimi | 1 comments Will Grayson, Will Grayson
Percy Jackson and the Lighting Thief
How To Be Popular
Top 3 novels based on a real story!


message 26: by [deleted user] (new)

Trying to think what I've read thats based on a true story lol... Hang on...

1. The Diary of Anne Frank
2. Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo
3. Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

Yeah I just looked through my list and they're the only based on a true story books I've read that I can remember so I guess I don't read much of that...

Top 3 Urban Fantasy?


message 27: by Jocelyn (new)

Jocelyn | 1 comments 1. Chasing Nikki by Lacey Weatherford
2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
3. If I Stay by Gayle Forman

Chasing Nikki had me practically drowning in tears at the end...


message 28: by Camille (new)

Camille | 1 comments ok, here' s mine!
1. the fault in our stars, john green
2. 13 reasons why, jay asher
3. divergent, Veronica roth


message 29: by Anna (last edited Mar 22, 2013 04:55PM) (new)

Anna | 31 comments Hang on a minute - that's not urban fantasy...
@ Jocelyn thats: ?/social realism/light fantasy
@Camille: social realism/?/dystopian

!! Urban fantasy is fantasy set in an urban setting (ie city/town) with a strong central female character who has supernatural powers of some kind. There is often an element of the paranormal in it eg magic/weres/vamps/demons etc. Romance is NOT the central theme so Twilight/and VA do not fit.

So...The Mortal Instruments Cassandra Clare is a good example in the YA genre or Skuldugerry Pleasant-Derek Landy. Most of the UF books I have read are adult.

3 top vampire series?


message 30: by -RininTa- (new)

-RininTa- (rinz) 1. The Twilight Saga
2. The Vampire Diaries
3. Vampire Academy

3 top dystopian series books?


message 31: by Veronica (new)

Veronica | 42 comments Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer
Legend (Legend, #1) by Marie Lu

top 3 books with hot heroes


message 32: by [deleted user] (new)

1. City of Bones
2. Clockwork Angel
3. Divergent

Top 3 books with faces on the cover (idk)


message 33: by Annalisa (new)

Annalisa (goodreadsannalisa) Before I Fall
Speak
Story of A Girl

Top 3 books with formidable villains.


message 34: by Noelly (new)

Noelly | 1 comments Harry Potter
Golden Compass
Hunger Games


message 35: by Kim (new)

Kim (kadykayf) Fun game! Noelly didn't put a "top 3 request", so I'll go with "formidable villains" again. I couldn't help but think of Stephen Colbert's "formidable opponent" bit when hearing this. Here are my top 3 books with "formidable villains":

1984
Hunger Games
The Mysterious Benedict Society

Top 3 books with fiery princesses?


message 36: by Zoey (new)

Zoey  | 7 comments Top Three Must-read YA Fantasy Series

1. Tigers Curse by Collen Houck

2. Stracrossed by Josephine Angelini

3. Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick


message 37: by Shelley (last edited May 03, 2013 03:37AM) (new)

Shelley Fiery princesses:

1. Aislinn Foy - Wicked Lovely
2. Evangeline “Evie” Greene - Poison Princess
3. Lissa Dragomir - Vampire Academy

Top three 'bad boys' (as a main or major character)?


message 38: by Julia (new)

Julia | 432 comments Bad boys (or they think they are):

1. W1nston- Little Brother
2. Jay Li- The Painted Boy
3. Henry FitzRoy- Blood Price

Top three good boys (or as above, they think they are)?


message 39: by Shelley (new)

Shelley 1. Tamani - Wings
2. Daniel Grigori - Fallen
3. Jack Caputo - Everneath

Hmm... Top three books you can't wait to be released and if you had a time machine you'd travel to the future and get that first? :)


message 40: by byeol (new)

byeol (byeols) 1. Raging Star by Moira Young
2. Untitled by Susan Ee
3. Untitled by Laini Taylor

Top 3 favorite cover art?


message 41: by Shelley (new)

Shelley REALLY hard! >.<

1. Wicked Lovely + series
2. Fallen + series
3. Half-Blood + series

Wicked Lovely (Wicked Lovely, #1) by Melissa Marr Fallen (Fallen, #1) by Lauren Kate Half-Blood (Covenant, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Top 3 heroines?


message 42: by Kate (new)

Kate (kateroonie) | 41 comments Ummm...
1. Alex (Half Blood)
2. Katy (Obsidian)
3. Annabeth (Percy Jackson)

Tell me your top 3 hottest guy characters


message 43: by Lynn (new)

Lynn Agh this is so hard!
1.) Will Herondale
2.) Irial (does he even have a last name?)
3.) Patch Cipriano

Top 3 strong female protagonists?


message 44: by Shelley (new)

Shelley This is so hard, too!
Let's see...

1. Celaena - Throne of Glass
2. Alex - Half-Blood
3. Rose - Vampire Academy

Top 3 Paranormal Romance novels?


message 45: by Amanda (new)

Amanda (pandwen) | 23 comments 1)The Host (not sure if that quite counts or not)
2)Die for Me
3)Paranormalcy
Top 3 New Adult Novels


message 46: by Shelley (new)

Shelley 1. Before I Fall
2. Obsession
3. Warm Bodies

Top 3 angels/demons?


message 49: by Stormy (new)

Stormy :) (Stormy0218) | 66 comments 1. Divergent
2. Hunger Games
3. The Selection

Top 3 favorite supernatural lover books


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