Goodreads Bookshelf Tour: favourites (2)

Happy Saturday, everyone! Today is the first official instalment of my new Goodreads Bookshelf series! Inspired by Bella @ All Things Annabelle, every other week, I’ll be going through the different shelves I have on Goodreads, explaining what they mean, and some of the books on there. Today is part two my favourites shelf!

Again, this is fairly self-explanatory. These are some of my favourite books. They’re not all books I’ve rated five-stars, or books that are ~good~, but books that I reread all the time and enjoy. You can read the first half of this shelf here!

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 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling: this is definitely, by far, my favourite Harry Potter book. There’s just something about it that I love, and it has so many of my favourite scenes. The Halloween part. The Christmas time. The ending and the time-travelling. Sirius Black and his back story. Hogsmeade. The Marauders Map. I just love it all.

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls: this is definitely my favourite non-fiction book, and (obviously) one of my favourite books of all time. I just love it a lot. I think Walls’ writing is so good, and her reflections on her life are super interesting.

I am the Messenger by Markus Zusak: this is one of those books that I know has issues, but love nonetheless. I can’t help but love it. Every time I reread it, I expect to love it less, but alas, I never do. I could read 5,000 pages of this book and never get bored.

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 Looking for Alaska by John Green: Looking for Alaska was my first John Green (I’m pretty sure) and also my favourite and also the only one of his books I actually,,, enjoy? I tend to think his books are overrated, but I love this one so much.

Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder: again, I think everyone should read this book. It’s a fantasy with a badass female lead and a great love interest. It’s practically perfect and I love it so much.

The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman: this book was also on my to-reread list. But I remember it being one of my all-time favourites and loving it so much, hence why it’s on this list.

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie: this is by far my favourite mystery novel. It’s so interesting and twisty and smart and well-crafted. I think everyone should read this book if they enjoy mysteries, and even if they don’t enjoy mysteries.

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So that’s the second half of my favourites shelf! Have you read any of these? What were your thoughts? Feel free to trash my faves, I won’t be offended. What are some of your favourites? Let me know!

Thanks for reading! xx


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4 thoughts on “Goodreads Bookshelf Tour: favourites (2)

  1. I agree with a lot of these! HP3 is the best Potter book, hands down. (And the movie was so disappointing in comparison. 😦 ) Also, And Then There Were None kinda spoiled me for mystery novels. That was the first adult mystery book I read, and nothing has lived up to it since.

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    1. Yes, so glad you agree! I actually didn’t mind the movie too much. It wasn’t the best, but I also thought it wasn’t the worst of them.

      And same!! I think it’s the reason I don’t read a ton of mystery/thrillers, because I feel like I’ve already read the best one

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