Oldies | Monthly Recommendations

» 1 September, 2017 » BookTube Videos, Other Posts » 3 comments

This week on my booktube channel, I did this month’s Monthly Recommendations topic, which were recommendations of books that were published in 2010 or earlier. I specifically chose books that I’ve read since joining the online community since last week I talked about my favorite books I read before joining the online community.

I’ve been trying to read a lot of backlist books this year, but most of those were only published before 2017. I was surprised at how little of the books I’ve read since joining the online community were actually published 2010 or earlier, but I found 5 that I am happy to recommend to you guys!

For those of you who aren’t aware, Monthly Recommendations is a group on GoodReads where every month they provide a different topic for everyone to give recommendations based on. This group is hosted by two booktubers, Trina @ Between Chapters and Kayla Rayne. You can recommend as many books as you want and post it anytime during the month!

1:00 – The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima


2:20 – The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

My Review


3:25 – Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta

My Review

5:15 – The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey

My Review


6:30 – Matched by Allie Condie

My Review


8:30 – BLOOPERS!

What are some of your favorite “oldies” to recommend to me?

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3 Responses to “Oldies | Monthly Recommendations”

  1. Maraia

    I’ve read and loved all of these!

    I’d recommend The Piper’s Son, if you haven’t already read it. And Tamora Pierce’s Tortall books!

  2. Morgan @ The Bookish Beagle

    This is such a great idea! I’ve missed a lot of older backlist books too but I did love The Demon King and enjoyed Matched! Some of my fave older books: the Tortall books like Maraia mentioned above, Beautiful Creatures, A Curse Dark As Gold, Ella Enchanted, Dragonswood 🙂
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  3. Adri @ LittleFox&Reads

    The Demon King and The Knife of Never Letting Go are definitely ones I plan to read soon! Especially now that there’s a movie coming for Ness’s book. Some of my favorite oldies are: The Iron King, Tiger Lily, The Child Thief and On the Jellico road!

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