It’s time for another Top 10 Tuesday!!! For those of you who don’t know, Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the folks over at The Broke and the Bookish! This week we are asked to talk about our bookish wishlist. I decided to feature things that I liked in some other books that I have read and that I would love to see more of! Here are the top 10 things I would like to see more of in the books that I choose to pick up in the future!
I love a good psychological thriller and I love a good twist. However, it needs to be a twist that I totally do not see coming! I love shocking moments and I would love to see more of those in the books that I choose to read!
More Asexual Representation
The representation of people who identify as asexual is something that I don’t see very often within books. I recently read the first volume of Jughead by Chip Zdarsky where Jughead himself identifies as asexual. I would love to see more books with asexual representation therefore I’m really eager to read Vanilla by Billy Merill which will feature an asexual main character.
More Female Empowerment
I love a good book with a strong female main character. I recently read the first issue of Motor Crush by Brenden Fletcher and I absolutely love Domino Swift. I would love to see more characters like her in the near future!
I love a good adventure! Books like Ready Player One and The Martian are some of my favourite books. What I really loved about Ready Player One was the scavenger hunt aspect of it. I’ve since read Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits, Overdrive and Kubrick’s Game which fall into the same category. I would love to read more books like this!
Yes, I’m weird. Yes, I love books that are dark and maybe slightly disturbing. Think Dark Places by Gillian Flynn or The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel. I just gravitate towards books like these and I’m not really too sure why, but I’d love to see more!
More Positive Mental Health Representation
Mental Health is a serious and important topic and it should be talked about more, especially within young adult books. My favourite book so far that I have read this year, A List of Cages by Robin Roe, deals with different types of mental health issues and I cannot stress how important it is that we see more books like this one.
Who doesn’t want to see books with more diversity? These books are so important and we need them now more than ever. I still haven’t read The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas, but it is at the top of my TBR list and I know how much people love it. I would absolutely love to see more books like this one!
More Strong Friendships
I love a good friendship more than I love a good romance. There’s just something about friendships that is memorable and perfect. I recently read The Raven Cycle series and while some of these friendships turn into more than just friendship, overall these characters are more a group of friends. They all love each other and help each other and I need more of this please!
More Enemies to Lovers
Hello. My name is Maria and I actually love this all-too-common trope. I can’t help it okay. There’s just something about enemies to lovers that I can’t get enough of…*cough* Feyre & Rhysand *cough*
More Multiple Perspectives/Timelines
I recently just finished reading I Found You by Lisa Jewell which contained both of these aspects. I love a story that jumps from perspective to perspective while also jumping from timeline to timeline. I need more of this please!!!
There you have it! 10 things that I love in a good story that I would absolutely love to see more of! Please give me more books with the above topics please and thank you! What do you want to see more of? Do you have any recommendations based on my list above!? Let’s discuss!