TTT : Books on my syllabus

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Take your seats !

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After skipping last week’s topic because I wasn’t really inspired/motivated, I’m glad to be back on track this week with this amazing topic.

I would absolutely hate to be a teacher, I always knew that and made a point to really speak my mind on that subject very frequently and very stubbornly over the years, because my family sort of always pushed me to become one : “But it’s well-paid, and you have as much holidays as the kids, think about when you’ll have your own and be on holidays as the same time as them” (I also emphasized – still do – the fact that I’d rather have my nails slowly removed everyday with pincers than have kids, but that’s another story). Nevertheless, I think it’s fun to imagine what kind of classes could be interesting.

You’ll see that I took this very seriously.

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TTT : Authors with the most books on my bookshelf

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Even Simon Cowell couldn’t resist.

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This week, it’s all about authors !

Sometimes, you love an author so much that you just have to buy everything they could ever write, sometimes you end up with tons of books from the same author without really understanding why, and other times it just so happens that a series you’re reading is just very loooong. No matter which case, some authors definitely take up more space on my bookshelf, and it was really fun to make this little tally. It’s like all these authors are competing for Britain’s (or any country of your choosing) Got Talent, only it’d be more like My Bookshelf’s Got Some Pretty Cool Authors. First prize is my endless love and gratitude.

Here are the results !

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TTT : Fairytale & Mythology retellings on my TBR

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“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” CS Lewis

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I love fairytales, mythologies and folklore, so I’m just delighted with this week’s theme !

I don’t know if it’s nostalgia, or because there always something to take out of those stories, but it always feels good to come back to fairytales. I’m still doing Disney marathons, I still have in mind the first time I read the story of Bluebeard (I didn’t know I would end up scarred for life) and, no matter what, I’ll keep watching Once Upon A Time.

So, here is my list of fairytale-inspired books that I want to read.

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TTT : TEN BOOK-NERDS !

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“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies” – George R.R. Martin.

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This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is all about our favourite fictional bookworms !

It’s not because they’re fictional that they can’t be bookish, and it’s not because they already live inside a story that they can’t be hungry for more. It’s the circle of life !

If we’re reading their stories and these characters are reading other stories, who’s reading ours ?

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TTT : Celebrating diversity

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♪ So raise your glass if you are wrong, in all the right ways, all my underdogs ♪

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This week’s Top Ten Tuesday focuses on diversity in fiction !

While I’m all for diversity, doing this list made me realize that I really have to expand my readings a bit more. That being said, I tried to compile a list focusing on different “diversities”, mainly sexuality, social background, race and psychological issues.

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TTT : The First Ten Books That Came Into My Possession

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With exclusive, badly-taken pictures of my own books !

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Since this week’s theme for TTT would be a bit repetitive for me (all my last acquired books can be seen either on my last Book Batch post, or in the last reviews I’ve posted), I decided to give it a little twist and not talk about the last ten books I acquired, but the first ten books I ever read in English. The good old days … That was all back in my first year of college, when I remembered that reading could be something to do for fun and not just because my major required it. Quite the revelation, I know, and since I was always reading in French and really craving some English in my life, that seemed like a great idea.

I can’t say for sure that all of them were my first ten but they were all read that same first year.

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