TOP 5 WEDNESDAY // August 9th: Second Book is Best

118368Top 5 Wednesday is created by Gingerreadslainey. Each week there is a new bookish topic, where everyone can join and create their top 5 list. You can find more information on the Top 5 Wednesday goodreads group. This week’s topic is:


-We’ve talked about series that went downhill, and series that are worth it, but which series were best in the middle?

This weeks topic was so hard to find books for, since it is very similar to the one that was a couple of weeks ago.

The Winner’s Crime (The Winner’s Trilogy #2) by Marie Rutkoski

This book was on my T5W list a couple of weeks ago when the topic was: Series That Got Better. This series is a fantastic YA fantasy series, that I highly recommend. My favorite was definitely the second book, I just loved the setting and the intrigues in it.

Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2) by Tahereh Mafi

Now I’m going to sound like a broken record, because this book was also on the Series That Got Better post. I disliked book 1, liked book 2, haven’t read book 3 yet.

Tatiana and Alexander (The Bronze Horseman #2) by Paullina Simons

I have read book 1 and 2 in this series, and I love them both. I liked book two, Tatiana and Alexander, a tad bit more than book one, that’s why I had to include it on this list.

If you are interested I have a review on the book, click HERE.

Speaker for the Dead (The Ender Quintet #2) by Orson Scott Card

I liked book 2 The Speaker for The Dead so much more than The Ender’s Game. The sequel is very different from the first book, and it follows Ender when he is an adult. Book one was fast paced and a *we need to win this war* type of a book. The second book was a slower story about a strange new alien race, and finding out how they live their life and about their society. It’s also about Ender’s journey as The Speaker for The Dead. I really need to read book 3 since I own it, but I have heard so many negative things about the author that it’s keeping me from picking up his books.

The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (Guide #2) by Mackenzi Lee

This book isn’t out and it doesn’t even have a cover reveal yet. But I’m putting it on the list because it sounds so awesome! This is the sequel to The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue. I just finished it and I thought it was fantastic, but I might love this even more since it follows Felicity’s perspective.

-Did You Participate In This Weeks T5W? I Would Love To Read Your Post.

❤ -Rakel



7 thoughts on “TOP 5 WEDNESDAY // August 9th: Second Book is Best

  1. I can’t wait to read The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (Guide #2) by Mackenzi Lee I thought the Gentleman’s Guide was so unique but can only imagine that Felicity’s book will be even better. I never read more than Ender’s Game – which I adored. I like SciFi but maybe I’m not that into it that I would love the rest of his series, I think what I liked the most about Ender’s Game was his time at the school and the daily fight drills he had to go through. I thought it was quite fascinating. A little like HP.;-)

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    1. I’m so looking forward to read from Felicity’s perspective! I think and hope it will be even more awesome than the first book. Book 2 in the Ender’s game saga, is very different from the first book. I can see the resemblance to the HP books. The HP books are so much better though, in my opinion 😛 Haha.

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