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  • 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 Tuesday: On a Deserted Island

    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! November 13: Top Ten Books  I’d Want On A Deserted Island I’m not sure the criteria I’m using to pick these ones, I think this is the most eclectic TTT I’ve ever done. 1. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Dafoe.- For me this is clearly a tutorial on how to survive on a deserted island. He managed to…

  • Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Tuesday: Winter Books

    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! So, today I chose Winter Holiday Books because I can’t wait for winter to arrive: it means Christmas, holidays, the streets decortaed with wonderful lights, people wearing gloves, hats and scarves. I love it! But winter is also a great time of the year to curl up with a hot chocolate and a good blanket to watch an…

  • Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Tuesday: Heroines

    Top Ten Favorite Kick-Ass Heroines 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 love some good, strong women in literature, don’t you? 1.- Irene Adler from A Scandhal in Bohemia.- THE woman, one of the two people who could cheat Sherlock Holmes. Need to say more? 2. Marian Halcombe from The Woman in White.- The opposite of weak, always-fainting Laura (or the quintessential Victorian…

  • Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten “Older” Books I Don’t Want People to Forget About

    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! In this list I included every book that can be taught at school, read on your own or found at a book shop but that, somehow seem to be forgotten by most readers out there! They are wide-known but little-read and I think they deserve much more attention than they usually get: 1. The Canterbury Tales by…

  • Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Tuesday

    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! September 11:  Top Ten Books That Make You Think (About The World, People, Life, etc.) I think every book makes me think, even if I don’t like it or I think it’s bad (this comes from loving best-sellers so much). But there were some books that not only made me think, but changed the way I think.…

  • Best Books,  Random,  Top Ten Tuesdays

    Top Ten Tuesday

    This is the first Top Ten Tuesday for me! I’m super excited to be joining y’all sharing our favourite books. 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! August 21: Top Ten Favorite Books You’ve Read During The Lifespan Of Your Blog This is a very difficult task! But the following is a list of books taht really touched me or even changed my life.…