Happy late Top Ten Tuesday!
Top Ten Phrases That Instantly Make Me Pick Up a Book
1. Science fiction
2. A cross between Jane Austen and J.R.R. Tolkien-basically if it mentions a book or author I love (especially more than one), I will take a look.
3. Nineteenth century Britain/Victorian
5. Strong heroine
6. Epic fantasy (although this tends to be overused)
7. Hugo/Nebula/Man Booker/Newberry award winner
8. Washington D.C./Boston/Chicago-a book set in a place that I'm familiar with
9. Venice/Rome/London-a book set in a place I really want to travel to
10. Weird/unusual/quirky-I look books (or at least the idea of books) that are different