It’s been a while since I’ve participated in Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week is a cover-themed freebie, so I decided to feature my…
Top Ten Best Dressed YA Novels
I’m an absolute sucker for beautiful ladies in beautiful dresses and there are so many to choose from in Young Adult fiction!
Thoughts on the books (and the dresses):
Honestly, any of the books in The Selection Series could have been chosen for this list. I picked my favorite. This is definitely a guilty-pleasure series. The more times I read them, the more I realize that the writing is crap, characters two-dimensional, and the world-building unoriginal… but I still find myself loving them.
Does anyone remember these books? They came out when I was in high school and I was obsessed with them. I don’t remember much, aside from the overall premise of New York City socialites and lots of drama. But, DANG, the covers are stunning!
Two of the books in my list are retellings of the Twelve Dancing Princesses fairy tale. It’s been a while since I’ve read this one. Compared to other fairy tale rewrites, it falls pretty low on my list, but it wasn’t bad.
This is another series where every book could have made the cut. I enjoyed this series. The books aren’t amazing and there were parts I rolled my eyes at, but there were also parts I really liked.
The cover to this book is gorgeous. The book? Definitely not.
This book was wonderful. I’ve been meaning to reread it for a while. The premise is absolutely fantastic–if badass assassin nuns strike your fancy, this is the book for you!
Melanie Dickerson’s fairytale retellings are cheesy, bland, and awkwardly Christian… but I still read them all when they come out. I love the protagonist’s green dress.
I adored this book when I was younger. It hasn’t aged well with me–when I reread it, it lacks the allure of when I was younger. Marillier is an excellent fantasy writer, though, and I continue to enjoy her adult novels.
THIS BOOK COMES OUT TODAY AND I AM FREAKING OUT. I’ve been obsessing over this series for months now… and the dress on the cover is so elegant–it naturally makes the cut for this list.
This book hasn’t come out yet, but it’s on my TBR list and I can’t get enough of the cover.
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