Top 10 Tuesday – Favourite books outside my favourite genre

About the meme:

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish, but is now moved to That Artsy Reader Girl! The read more about this meme, look at this page!

This week’s meme is Books from my favourite genre, I guess by now you know Fantasy is my favourite genre. But lately I’ve been branching out to other genres as well. So it thought it would be fun if I would list my favourite books outside of my favourite genre (so no fantasy or science-fiction)! if I have a review for the book, then the title will link you to it!

  1. The wicked deep – Shea Ernshaw (Magical realism)
  2. We are okay – Nina LeCour (Contemporary)
  3. Dress codes for small towns – Courtney C Stevens (Contemporary)
  4. Daisy Jones & The six – Taylor Jenkins Reid (Historical fiction)
  5. Goldie Vance – Hope Larson (Mystery)
  6. With the fire on high – Elizabeth Acevedo (Contemporary)
  7. Sadie – Courtney Summers (Mystery)
  8. Spellbook of the lost and found – Moïra Fowley-Doyle (Magical realism)
  9. Orange – Ichigo Takano (Manga, romance)
  10. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens (Historical Fiction)

Damn, this was harder than I thought haha! I thought I would just go over all my recent 5 stars and list all the non-fantasy-sci-fi ones! I had to go all the way back to My 2018 to find 10.. Clearly I need to branch out some more (or read more 5 stars?!)

What are your favourite books outside of your favourite genre?

18 Replies to “Top 10 Tuesday – Favourite books outside my favourite genre”

  1. I love your take on the topic! I wouldn’t have been able to pick just 10 from fantasy either. 😀 I’ve been hearing so many good things about Daisy Jones and the Six! Definitely want to try it sometime this year.

  2. Oooh I like how you twisted this week’s topic! I’d have to think about my favorite book outside of my favorite genres…

  3. I love how you looked outside your usual comfort zone and found great stories in other genres. I would say that the books I’ve loved that fall outside my usual sort of read are:The Things They CarriedGame of ThronesLonesome DoveZen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

    Deb Nance says:
    1. Ooh i need to check some of those out! I will also check out your list 🙂

      Evelynreads says:
  4. What a fantastic list! I love fantasy so the books outside that genre I like are typically contemporary like The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, The Hate U Give, The Poet X.

    Merline says:
    1. I’m planning on picking up the Poet X soon! And I also loved the other two!

      Evelynreads says:
  5. I REALLY want to read Orange … I keep forgetting to do that lol! And I’m going to read With the Fire on High in July I think. Great list!

    1. Haha, I still need to read the next volume.. I hope you will enjoy both when you get to them!

      Evelynreads says:
  6. Spellbook of the Lost and Found sounds like such an interesting read.My <a href=””> TTT</a>.

  7. Apparently I need to branch out, too–I haven’t read any of these! Although a friend of mine constantly recommends We Are Okay to me, so I’ve been planning to give that a go for a while. I really like what you did with this week’s topic!

    1. Thanks 🙂
      I hope you will enjoy We are okay, if you pick it up 🙂

      Evelynreads says:

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