Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Top Ten Tuesday (3)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the amazing Broke And The Bookish.

Top Ten Books That Deal With Tough Subjects

Stolen by Lucy Christopher 
(Kidnapping/ Stockholm syndrome)

Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult 
(Rape/ Teacher student relations)

13 Reasons why by Jay Asher 

Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks 
(Drug addiction)

A child called It by Dave Pelzer 
(Child abuse)

Cut by patricia McCormick 
(Self mutilation)

The Pact by Jodi Picoult 
(suicide pacts)

A Time for Dancing by Davida Wills Hurwin 

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold 
(Rape/ Murder)


  1. You have some amazing picks here. And A Time for Dancing has been in my TBR forever, I hope to read it soon.
    My TTT

    1. 'A Time for Dancing' had me teary-eyed and I'm usually not a crier during books haha. It's a great read! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
      Thanks for stopping by :)

  2. I can still remember being in high school and seeing people secretly reading Go Ask Alice. It scared me to death.

    Here's my list of top ten books that deal with tough subjects.

    1. I swear that book is the reason I've never done drugs! It scared me too death as well.

  3. I still need to pick up Salem Falls and the Pact. I've read a couple of books by her, but not those. The Lovely Bones was a hard one for me. Great list!
    Natflix&Books' TTT

    1. They are both great books. I love Jodi Picoult's writing, the stories she tells are so though provoking. The Pact had me depressed for ages though, it was just so heart wrenching.

      Thanks for stopping by :)

  4. 13 Reasons Why seems to be making everyone's lists today! I really need to get to it.

    1. It's a pretty good book. Short and sweet but with a lot of heart and soul. It's actually what got me back into reading after 3 years without picking up a book.

  5. Thirteen Reasons Why made it on my list too!

  6. I LOVE your list! I haven't seen anyone else mention A Time for Dancing, which I've owned for years and it tore my heart out every time I read it.
    The Pact! Cut! Salem Falls! I've read all these except Stolen, which is on my TBR.
    Here's my Top Ten!

    -Kait @ The Reading Vixens

    1. A time for dancing is one of my favorite books, I cry every time I read it and Stolen is fantastic it still haunts me after reading it over a year ago.
      It's nice that we have similar reading tastes. Thanks for stopping by :)


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