Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.

How it works:

I assign each Tuesday a topic and then post my top ten list that fits that topic. You’re more than welcome to join me and create your own top ten (or 2, 5, 20, etc.) list as well. Feel free to put a unique spin on the topic to make it work for you! Please link back to That Artsy Reader Girl in your own post so that others know where to find more information.

You’ll find the schedule of upcoming TTT topics below so you can plan ahead. I’ll post a Linky here on the blog each week so you can link up your post (if you want). If you don’t have a blog, post your picks in the comment section below! Have tons of fun talking books and getting to know your fellow bloggers!

NOTE: If a weekly topic is listed as a “freebie”, you are invited to come up with your own topic. Sometimes I will give your topic a theme, such as “love”, a season, or an upcoming holiday. That just means that you can come up with any topic you want that fits under that umbrella.

Upcoming Top Ten Tuesday Topics:

November 20: Thanksgiving/Thankful Freebie
November 27: Platonic Relationships In Books (friendships, parent/child, siblings, family, etc.)
December 4: Cozy/Wintry Reads (Make this prompt suit your current season if needs be.)
December 11: Freebie (Make up your own topic, or use a previous TTT topic you might have missed.)
December 18: Winter 2018 TBR
December 25: Books I Hope I Find Under My Christmas Tree This Morning (If you don’t celebrate Christmas, spin this to be a book wish list.)
January 1: Best Books I Read In 2018
January 8: Most Anticipated Releases for the First Half of 2019
January 15: New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018
January 22: Books I Meant to Read In 2018 but Didn’t Get To
January 29: The Ten Most Recent Additions to My To-Read List

Would you like to suggest a topic for a future TTT? Fill out this form!

Past Top Ten Tuesday Topics

1-372. List located at The Broke and the Bookish
373. Bookish Resolutions/Goals
374. Books I Really Liked but Can’t Remember Anything/Much About
375. Books I Can’t Believe I Read
376. Books That Have Been On My TBR the Longest and I Still Haven’t Read
377. Love Freebie (Romances, swoons, OTPs, kisses, sexy scenes, etc.)
378. Books I’ve Decided I’m No Longer Interested In Reading
379. Books I Could Re-read Forever
380. Favorite Book Quotes
381. Books That Surprised Me (In a Good or Bad Way)
382. Books On My Spring 2018 TBR
383. Books That Take Place In Another Country
384. Characters I Liked That Were In Non-Favorite/Disliked Books
385. Books I Loved, but Will Never Re-read
386. Freebie (Books My Mom Loves)
387. Frequently Used Words In [Insert Genre/Age Group] Titles (YA)
388. Books I’d Slay a Lion to Get Early
389. Books With My Favorite Color On the Cover (Purple)
390. Books I Disliked but Am Really Glad I Read 
391. Character Names
392. Bookish Worlds I’d Want to/Never Want to Live In
393. Books I Might Have DNFed too Quickly
394. Books that Awaken the Travel Bug In Me
395. Beach Reads/Summer TBR
396. Series I Don’t Plan to Finish/Series I’d Like to Catch Up On
397. Red, White, and Blue Book Covers (or your own country’s colors)
398. Best Reads of 2018 (So Far!)
399. Favorite Novellas/Short Stories
400. Books That Are Linked to Specific Memories/Moments In Your Life
401. Popular Books that Lived Up to the Hype
402. Books You’d Mash Together
403. Favorite Bookish Blogs/Websites
404. Books to Pull You Out of a Reading Slump
405. Back-to-School/Learning Freebie (Books with School Supplies On the Cover)
406. Bingeworthy TV Shows/Amazing Movies
407. Hidden Gems
408. Books On My Fall 2018 TBR
409. Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Need to Read
410. Authors I’d Love to Meet
411. Longest Books I’ve Ever Read
412. Bookstores and Libraries I’d Love to Visit
413. Villains (favorite, best, worst, lovable, creepiest, most evil, etc.)
414. Halloween/Creepy Freebie (Books I’m Too Chicken to Read)
415. Backlist Books I Own and Still Need to Read
416. Bookish Items I’d Like to Own

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118 responses to “Top Ten Tuesday

  1. Would love to join this, as I have been reading the posts from other bloggers for years now for Top Ten Tuesday. I may not be able to do every prompt but I look forward to getting some done (at least one a month) to change things up on Bookluvrs Haven.

    Thank you for hosting!

    • Jana

      TTT is wonderful, and such a fun way to get to know other bloggers. :) I hope you do join the fun! It’s totally fine if you don’t do each prompt. Whatever works best for you. Hope to see you soon! :)

    • Jana

      Hi Lili! Nice to meet you too! I’m so glad you enjoy TTT, and I’m looking forward to chatting with you soon! :)

    • Jana

      I’m so glad you love TTT. I’m so happy that I get to keep running it even though we’re shutting down TB&TB.

    • Jana

      When I came up with the topic I was thinking of ones from existing books, but you can spin it and make up your own as well!

  2. Ahhh congrats on adopting Top Ten Tuesday! I look forward to continuing participating in the meme, and I love the new header that you made!

  3. I also have been following other bloggers TTT posts for a while. Thank you for hosting, I’m looking forward in taking part this Tuesday.

  4. Glad you are continuing the fun. I just went to get a jump start on this weeks and saw it was closed and got sad until I read further and saw the new home! Yay. Are you creating your own/new icon?

    • Jana

      I’m excited to be continuing things! Yes, my new TTT icon is the yellow, orange, and coral one at the top of this post. Anyone is free (and encouraged) to use it! :)

    • Jana

      We all just decided that our lives had gotten too busy and we were all going in so many different directions that it was time. It was getting harder and harder to connect and post regularly. :)

  5. I’ve just discovered this and I’m already excited :D I’ve been looking for some new ideas for blog posts and I definitely love a list! I hope I can join in the fun :)

    • Jana

      I hope you join us! It’s definitely a lot of fun, and is a wonderful way to make new friends and gain exposure to your own blog. :)

  6. Kat

    I’ve been doing TTT for the past few weeks and it’s been so much fun! So glad it’s continuing and loved doing the theme for this week.

  7. Mai

    I just started a new blog and was thinking what meme to participate in. Settled on TTT! Very excited to see what others will post next week…. c:

    • Jana

      You make up your own topic that fits the theme of “love”. So you can do anything that has to do with love in honor of Valentine’s Day: favorite romance novels, favorite kissing scenes, favorite anti-love books, favorite hate to love stories, favorite LGBTQ books, book boyfriends/girlfriends, etc. Make sense? :)

  8. This looks like so much fun! I shall definitely be joining in on this awesomeness. I can’t wait for next Tuesday! (My blog:

    • Jana

      Welcome to TTT! I’m glad you’ve joined the fun. :) Can’t wait to see more posts from you in the future!

  9. I’m brand new to book blogging so I’ve been searching for some weekly memes to start dabbling in. I think I’ve found the one! Top Ten Tuesday sounds like so much fun! The topics are great and I’m looking forward to participating!

    • Jana

      I’m so glad you’ve found a meme that feels like home! I hope you have fun participating each week, and I’m glad you like the topics. :)

  10. Looks very fun! Also I’m really bad at coming up with topics to do for my book blog so this makes it a lot easier for me to write more on my blog. I will be joining this! Can’t wait to start, even though its super late haha :)

    • Jana

      I hope you have fun! Make sure you link up each week so you get more blog traffic. :)

      And it’s never too late! We’ve been doing this for 8 years now, and people come and go all the time. :)

    • Jana

      Hi! Each week you’ll see the Linky show up on the actual Top Ten Tuesday post here on my blog. You can submit your post’s link there. :)

  11. I actually had a lot of books to talk about for this topic. The Hunger Games was a finished series for me, but it was on the DNF list for so long until last year. Thanks for this week’s topic!

  12. Oiee, I found the TTT in a Brazilian blog and I loved the initiative, I’m going to start publishing my lists tomorrow and I hope to be able to continue faithfully. Great initiative, I’ve already read your blog kisses from Brazil ♥

    • Jana

      Hi Amanda! I’m so glad you’d like to join us! Yes, all you do is link back to my site when you post each week. Also, every Tuesday when I post my own response to that week’s prompt, my post will include a Linky at the bottom so you can quickly add a link to yours! Then people can come visit you. :)

  13. Hi Jana, I’m loving doing the posts, thank you for all your awesome prompts – just one question though, am I right in thinking August 26th isn’t a Tuesday?

  14. Happy to be joining TTT on my blog! I have always enjoyed other bloggers TTT content and hope I can find even more great people in the bookish community!