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message 1: by Samantha (new)

Samantha (thoughtsontomes) | 53 comments Mod
November 2nd: Most Misleading Synopses
-- Ever read a synopsis and think it sounds dumb, but then you read the book years later and it's actually amazing? Ever read a synopsis and think it sounds amazing, but it actually turns out to be nothing like the synopsis? Ever have a synopsis spoil something that happens 75% of the way into the book so you just spend most of your time waiting for that one element you already know? This is the topic for you.

November 9th: Characters You Used to Love but Don't Anymore
-- These are the characters who you used to adore, but now you don't. Maybe they changed a lot. Maybe you outgrew them. Maybe your outlook changed and now you can't stand them. Maybe you don't even hate them, you just are neutral about them when you used to run a fan blog about them.

November 16th: Favorite Publishers
--I thought this topic would be a cool way to examine what we read and what publishers put out our favorite books. I encourage you to take a look at your shelf and figure out which books come from which publishers. I think you'd be surprised how many probably end up coming from the same publishing house! Plus, this is your chance to introduce us to some of your favorite small presses or imprints. We talk about the contents or the wrappings of books a lot in this group, but rarely do we talk about the people that bring them together.

November 23: Books I Want to Re-Read
--Though it seems like we are all constantly chasing the next upcoming release, let's take a trip down memory lane and talk about some books that we'd like to re-visit.

November 30th: Favorite Villains
--It's been a little while since we've done the villain topic, and this one will definitely be a recurring one in the group as there are always new villains to talk about. I STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO AVOID HARRY POTTER CHARACTERS!!!! Yes, yes, we all know that Umbridge is the ultimate villain, more hated than Voldemort because she is so realistic. We know that we all love Bellatrix's particular kind of crazed obsession. We all know that Voldemort is such a classic that he is the first person to jump into our minds. We all know the Dursley's suck. See? I strongly encourage you to point out some different villains so that Harry Potter doesn't dominate all the lists. Because as much as we love HP, it does get a little redundant. *jumps off soapbox*


message 2: by Lauren (new)

Lauren Holding | 3 comments Ok so I was going to do a post on my blog about my re reads next week. I'll guess I'll wait until the 23rd.


message 3: by Nicole (new)

Nicole (booksinked) | 14 comments So excited for these topics! :)


message 4: by Jaide (new)

Jaide | 4 comments Amazing topics!! Can't wait till November 30th!!!


message 5: by Louise (new)

Louise Hanley (louisehanley) | 10 comments YES - another chance to talk about the Darkling on the 30th ^_^


message 6: by Patricia (new)

Patricia Alferez (patalferez) | 2 comments I love this month's topics! I can't wait!!


message 7: by Leona (new)

Leona (leonareadsalot) So many books come to mind when I read this list!


Books on Stereo | 0 comments I think I will do the last two topics. I can't really think of anything for the others! Help!


CynthiaElleReads (cynthiaelle) | 2 comments I love these topics ! Planning on doing all of them .


Celeste | PrettyGeekery (celestecastillo) | 8 comments I just made a draft for every topic :D! I would have chosen villains from Harry Potter, haha, so thanks for the suggestion.


message 11: by Tiana (new)

Tiana Hadnt | 2 comments These are all so interesting!! I haven't started my blog yet, but I love these.


message 12: by McShirley (new)

McShirley Books (mcshirleybooks) | 2 comments super excited to be doing this months T5W. i havent done one yet on my channel but i'm excited about this months topics!


message 13: by Emma (new)

Emma (missmareadsalot) | 5 comments I love these topics! Perfect for my first month of top 5 Wednesdays. I can't wait to get started


message 14: by Susanne (new)

Susanne (susanne1988) Love the topics! The first blog is already written for my re-reads


message 15: by Caitlin (new)

Caitlin (bookchats) | 26 comments Love these topics Sam! Also, definitely won't have a problem avoiding HP villains, :-D.

Thanks for taking the time to explain each of these topics so thoroughly.


message 16: by Sarah (new)

Sarah (harasnicolebooks) | 78 comments The books I want to re-read I already know what they are. This month is going to test my patience, lol.


message 17: by Jace (new)

Jace (remadora27) | 1 comments I might do some of these this month. It will be hard though to come up with five top Villains but, it will be fun to see what I come up with.


message 18: by Cátia (new)

Cátia (catiinha) | 102 comments Here's my T5W for this week: https://thegirlwhoreadtoomuch.wordpre...


message 19: by Maria (new)

Maria | 1 comments I love the last two especially. And the rant about Harry Potter. I have been so careful not to include Harry Potter in videos because I feel you on the "overdoneness". I did put Molly Weasley in my family because I wanted her to co-parent with Atticus Finch...I just had to. Excited about the re-reads as well.


message 20: by Charlie (new)

Charlie (meprincessyoupeasant) | 30 comments Some synopses I feel were too vague or didn't reflect the story at all.

https://youtu.be/FHG6nns9pxg


message 22: by Valerie (new)

Valerie (valerievierbergen) | 24 comments Some misleading synopsises (which is such a stupid word to write)

https://littledutchbookshop.wordpress...


message 23: by Becky (new)

Becky (guardianofdust) | 34 comments https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCP2m... Most misleading synopsis, haven't done a wednesday top 5 in ages


message 24: by Lisa of Hopewell (new)

Lisa of Hopewell (hopewell) | 94 comments Fun topic--misleading synopsis. https://hopewellslibraryoflife.wordpr...


message 25: by Leona (new)

Leona (leonareadsalot) There were so many to choose from but I only narrowed it down to 3. http://www.literarytreasurechest.com/...


message 26: by Alyce (new)

Alyce Hunt (alliesaur) | 104 comments Here are my choices for misleading synopses. Difficult to remember which ones really got my goat!


message 27: by Alisha (new)

Alisha (iamageekingginger) | 50 comments Here's my T5W for this week https://geekingginger.wordpress.com/2...


message 28: by Caro (new)

Caro (bookcheshirecat) Here are 5 misleading Synopsis' http://imaginationisouronlyweapon.tum...


Jenn Z at That's What She's Reading (jz_thatswhatshesreading) | 52 comments This one was hard for me! Here are my top 3!

http://www.thatswhatshesreading.com/2...


message 30: by Danielle (new)

Danielle (danipitter) | 80 comments My T5W on most misleading synopses: Princess Diaries, Insurgent, Marked (House of Night), Demi Lovato, and Evermore

Read on: http://poemsbyayoungartist.blogspot.c...


message 31: by Acqua (new)

Acqua (acquadimore) | 85 comments Most Misleading Synopses;
http://acquadimore.blogspot.it/2016/1...


message 32: by Savannah (new)

Savannah (the_book_prophet) | 64 comments Here's my top 5 wednesday post!
https://thebookprophetcom.wordpress.c...


message 33: by Jane (new)

Jane | 9 comments Picked an old topic this week. Here is my post: https://greenishbookshelf.com/2016/11...


message 34: by Celeste | PrettyGeekery (last edited Nov 02, 2016 01:21PM) (new)

Celeste | PrettyGeekery (celestecastillo) | 8 comments description

http://prettygeekery.com/misleading-b...

I made something a little different because I haven't read any book with a misleading synopsis. Instead I wrote a bunch of fake misleading synopses and you have to guess the book ;D.


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message 36: by Liz (new)

Liz (frenchtoast_n_books) | 40 comments My top 5 most misleading book summaries:
https://youtu.be/ZIWy8xHFDI4


message 37: by Maryam (new)

Maryam | 29 comments Here is my Top 5 Most Misleading Synopses! :)

https://thecurioussffreader.wordpress...


message 38: by Emma (new)

Emma (missmareadsalot) | 5 comments Here's my Top 5 Most Misleading Synopsis. Hope you enjoy :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6oFX...


message 39: by Hannah (new)

Hannah Ens (hannahens) | 30 comments In which flower crowns make a great book seem wimpy, turtles may or may not have a throwdown, and I dislike things being labeled as "similar to Red Queen."

Top 5 Liar Liar Synopses!
https://bookfreakout.wordpress.com/20...


message 41: by Jen (chekherjoy) (new)

Jen (chekherjoy) (chekherjoy) | 4 comments Really tempted to pick only Harry Potter villains for the last week.


message 42: by Jess 📚 (last edited Nov 08, 2016 05:37PM) (new)

Jess 📚 (_jessreadsbooks_) | 8 comments My characters who I used to love but don't anymore! Always happy to support other bloggers, love this tag! See my blog https://jessreadsbookssite.wordpress....


message 43: by Michael (new)

Michael Miller | 21 comments This is my first Top Five post in a while and it's characters who I've changed me feelings about!

https://mycomicrelief.wordpress.com/2...


message 44: by Julie (new)

Julie Tyuk | 12 comments Hello everyone,

here are my T5W for characters i do not like any more

http://julietyuk.blogspot.com/2016/11...


message 45: by Cátia (new)

Cátia (catiinha) | 102 comments Here are some characters I used to love: https://thegirlwhoreadtoomuch.wordpre...


message 46: by Caro (new)

Caro (bookcheshirecat) Some characters I used to love but don't anymore http://imaginationisouronlyweapon.tum...


message 47: by Charlie (last edited Nov 09, 2016 04:03AM) (new)

Charlie (meprincessyoupeasant) | 30 comments Characters I used to love, but now severely dislike. Strangely enough, they're all male characters.

https://youtu.be/Ucr68vIiP7U


message 48: by Becky (new)

Becky (guardianofdust) | 34 comments https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pGQR... Characters I used to love but don't anymore


message 49: by Chelsea (new)

Chelsea slytherink (slytherink) | 42 comments Here are some characters I used to like, but not anymore https://romweasley.wordpress.com/2016...


message 50: by Alyce (new)

Alyce Hunt (alliesaur) | 104 comments Here are the characters that I'm never ever getting back together with! ;)


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