Top Ten Tuesday: The last ten books that gave me a book hangover

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Happy Tuesday! As per usual, I forgot it was Tuesday, so this is goin’ up a tad late in the day.

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by ThatArtsyReaderGirl!

In descending chronological order, these are the most recently read books that gave me a hangover:

Assassin’s Fate and Fool’s Quest by Robin Hobb – All her books give me book hangovers, let’s be real here.

The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang – I remember reading basically only manga for a while after this one.

The Monster Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson – This was one of my favorite books of last year and it left me reeling!

Twelve Kings in Sharakhai by Bradley P. Beaulieu – This one unfortunately was a slump for a bad reason. I didn’t particularly care for this book. It took me ages to read and then after I wasn’t really in the mood to read anything.

Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James – Same reason as above. This was a negative hangover.

The Gray House by Mariam Petrosyan – Again, a negative hangover. This was actually a DNF, as well.

A River in Darkness by Masaji Ishikawa – This book was just heavy. After I finished it I was emotionally compromised.

Fool’s Fate by Robin Hobb – Robin Hobb, duh.

King’s Rising by C. S. Pacat – This entire trilogy gave me a hangover, a really good one. This series had me stuck on it for weeks after I finished it.


And that’s it! Happy reading!

11 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: The last ten books that gave me a book hangover

    1. It was amaaaaaazing! But definitely check out the first book in the series first if you decide to pick it up: The Traitor Baru Cormorant.

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  1. All of these are on my TBR, and I’m a little ashamed to say I haven’t read any of them yet. xD Shame that you didn’t like Black Leopard, Red Wolf. I’ve definitely seen very polarized reviews of it, which is why I haven’t picked it up yet. I really need to get to The Poppy War soon, though! It sounds brilliant.

    Here’s my TTT post.

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  2. Completely agree about Poppy War and the Captive Prince trilogy… CP particularly had me rereading it all over again because I just couldn’t think of anything else πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    Nice list !!!

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  3. Lol at all the Robin Hobb books. I think book hangover is the topic for Top 5 Tuesday this week and I was thinking that I’d have to list only Hobb’s books.

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