Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. This week TTT is taking a week off for a break. Therefore I am going to choose a previous topic for me to complete. The topic I will complete this week is:
Top Ten Things That Will Make Me Instantly Want To Read A Book
10. Beautiful Cover
Now I know the saying “Don’t judge a book by its cover” but we all do. A stunning cover will turn my head and make me take a second look at a book.
09. Meets a reading challenge
I am undergoing quite a few reading challenges this year and I have searched books that may meet elements of that challenge. I am inclined to read a book if it is interesting and meets a challenge.
One of my favourite mythical creatures are fae / fairies. If the book is about fairies and the synopsis sounds intriguing I will pick up the book.
07. Part of a series
A pretty obvious reason I would pick up a book is if it is a part of a series. If I enjoy the first book in the series than I am likely to continue the series.
06. Blurbed by a favourite author
Author blurbs are a marketing technique in the publishing industry. I actually really enjoy these blurbs and often if an author I like blurbs a book I am more inclined to give the book a chance.
05. If you like this… You’ll like this posts / videos
This is a recommendation post that focusing on linking books to other books. I find it very useful in finding new books to read.
04. Came in a subscription box
Another thing that would make me pick up a book is if it came in one of the subscription boxes I subscribe to. I love receiving these boxes and trust in the judgement of the curators.
03. Auto-buy Author
I have an auto-buy author list of authors I love and if they publish a new book it is pretty much guaranteed I will pick it up.
I love reading retellings of fairytales and myths. It is one of my favourite genres to read.
And the top thing that will get me to read a book
Recommended by booktubers:
I love watching booktube and getting recommendations for new books for my TBR pile from booktube. There are five main booktubers that I take recommendations from: Polandbananasbooks, Tashapolis, ABookUtopia, Katytastic, and HaileyinBookland.
What is the top thing that would make you pick up a book? Let me know in the comments.
Keep Calm and Read On,