The titles featured below are those that, on premise or cover alone, I don't think I would have picked up at a bookshop or library if it hadn't been for online reviews or recommendations from my blogging pals. There are of course many more but today I've picked out ten of the most memorable to share with you and as you would expect some of these 'book gambles' worked out better than others. Here's a star rating rundown of all ten titles...
The 'I really liked it'... 4 star reads
- The Name Of The Star, Maureen Johnson
- Eleanor & Park, Rainbow Rowell
The 'I liked it'... 3 star reads
- Delirium, Lauren Oliver
- Let It Snow, John Green, Maureen Johnson & Lauren Myracle
- The Selection, Kiera Cass
- The Fault In Our Stars, John Green
- Dash & Lily's Book Of Dares, Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
The 'it was okay'... 2 star reads
- City Of Bones, Cassandra Clare
- How I Live Now, Meg Rosoff
- Cinder, Marissa Meyer
*Cover images via goodreads.com
Are there any books you never would have picked out if it weren't for the blogging community?