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  • Crime fiction,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Underrated Books in Crime Fiction

    This Top Ten Tuesday is very special, because it has allowed me to rescue those titles that I have reviewed since I started this blog back in 2011 and that I think, crime fiction fans should read, but that for unknown reasons were not as popular or as well-known as they should. So, let’s begin the crime fiction archeology! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We’d love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top…

  • Crime fiction,  Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Books I’d Give To Readers Who Have Never Read Crime Fiction

    I am very excited by this Top Ten Tuesday because although I am not sure there are many people out there who haven’t ever read crime fiction. But I know there are people who are not that into it. So, these ten books are IT. They are the best crime fiction, the most representative, the ones with the best characters. And above all, the ones that will get you hooked on the genre. Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We’d love to…

  • Crime fiction,  Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays,  TV/Movies

    Top Ten Favorite (Crime) TV Shows

    I am sucker for crime fiction, in any form and that includes TV shows. I usually joke that I spend way too much watching TV, and not all of it is crime fiction, but I would say a great majority is. So, here you have my ten favourite crime TV shows. I decided to list those that have been broadcasted for a while, are easy to find and basically mean “comfort TV”. Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We’d love to share…

  • Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Books On My Summer To-Be-Read list

    I have long waited for this post. I have great reading plans for the summer, basically to keep myself busy and therefore, sane. But time will tell if I do any of the readings here, because it’s a pretty ambitious and heavy list 🙂 Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We’d love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists! 1. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir.- I cannot call myself a…

  • Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Tuesday: Female Characters I admire

    I thought it was time to join The Broke and the Bookish’ Top Ten Tuesdays again and this one just felt so right! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We’d love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists! I decided to choose Top Ten Characters that I admire because of lately I have been more and more inspired by bookish characters. So, here they are: 1. Irene Adler, from the Sherlock Holmes…

  • Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Recommend To Anyone Interested in Feminism

    I haven’t joined a Top Ten Tuesday for a long time now and suddenly I just needed to make a list. So, I checked today’s theme and it just fits perfectly. Since this blog is mostly devoted to crime fiction and women writers/women’s representation, I would like to list the top 10 books anyone interested in feminism or women’s representation in fiction should read. Ready? Go! November 19: Top Ten Books I’d Recommend To Anyone Interested in Feminism / Women’s Representation Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at…

  • Quotes,  Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Favourite Quotes

    Another Tuesday, another Top Ten Tuesday by The Broke and the Bookish! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We’d love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists! Just of lately I’ve been collecting quotes from my favourite books, so these will come as no surprise to those who know what kind of books I like. I think it’s also important to share why I loved the quotes because although they are meaningful…

  • Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Favorite Book Covers Of Books I’ve Read

    Another Tuesday, another Top Ten Tuesday by The Broke and the Bookish! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We’d love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists! We are told to never judge a book by its cover, but sometimes it’s impossible. There are incredibly beautiful and artistic designs out there. These are the 10 I love the most from least to more favourite. Can you guess which is my number 1?…

  • Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Topics That Instantly Make Me Pick Up A Book

    Another Tuesday, another Top Ten Tuesday by The Broke and the Bookish! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We’d love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists! Today’s list will be pretty obvious to those who know me. 1. Kay Scarpetta. – Have I mentioned I’ve fallen in love with her? She’s smart, she is a doctor, she solves crimes, she has a gun, she is always busy and tired and overworked.…

  • Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Books I Thought I’d Like more/less Than I Did

    First of all, Happy Book Day, everyone! Today, in Spain, to commemorate the death of two great authors: Miguel De Cervantes and William Shakespeare, we celebrate Book Day. Some special readings are scheduled in big cities, as well as contests some promotions. But what makes this day special is we get to celebrate we have books and everything related to them. I myself will buy a book at a local bookshop today 🙂 Back to the TTT Feature. Here we go! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at…