Monday, March 31, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday 20 - Gateway books






Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.
This week's theme: Top Ten Gateway Books




The magic tree house books are the first chapter books I remember reading, and I loved them! They are probably what also got me into fantasy and historical fiction, two genres I still love.


These are also one of the first few chapter books I remember reading, and they got me into mysteries.

I read the Redwall series around grades 5-8, and loved them! These books made me less intimidated by large books with multiple narrators.



This book was the first science fiction book I read (I was 10 at the time), and I think I was too young because I didn't understand it very much.



But this book made me love science-fiction (read it when I was 14):



This book got me back into fantasy this year after years of on-again-off-again:


This book wasn't the first graphic novel I've read, but it made me want to read a lot more of them:

I know, I know, I don't have Harry Potter on my list. The thing is, I was already a bookworm before I started reading them, and while I loved those books as a kid, they weren't particularly significant or a gateway to anything. 
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9 comments:

  1. You've got some great books on your list :-) I have got Harry Potter on my list, but that's because it pulled me into the magic/fantasy genre.

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  2. Jessica @ a GREAT readApril 1, 2014 at 3:30 AM

    Nice list! All new to me!

    Here's my Tuesday post

    Have a GREAT
    day!

    Old Follower :)

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  3. I always heard a lot about Ender's Game but didn't read it until the movie came out few months ago. Great list and thanks for stopping by!

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  4. Magic Tree House!! Those books are great fun! I didn't manage a TTT post today, but I did post a review of a book that I think absolutely everyone should read - check it out HERE!

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  5. I loved the Mistborn series, and I'm so excited to start Way of Kings! He's one of my favorite fantasy authors right now :)

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  6. Thanks for stopping by!

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  7. Thanks! Yeah, I figured Harry Potter would be a popular one haha

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  8. Michelle {Book Hangovers}January 4, 2015 at 11:23 AM

    I've just recently became obsessed with Brandon Sanderson and found myself collecting everything his written!!! LOVE!!!

    Great taste in books ;)

    check out my TTT

    Michelle ~ Book Hangovers Blabs Books

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