Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme created by Bionic Bookworm, and it’s now hosted by Meeghan Reads. If you’re interested in participating, check out their wonderful blog to get the details and the prompts for each week!
This week’s Top 5 Tuesday topic is Books with Earth. I don’t actually know what this topic means, but I went through my Goodreads list and picked five books that felt like the fit the topic.
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill – I read this middle grade book last month and I really enjoyed it. It took me a while to get into, but I loved the found family aspect and the magical elements. I picked this book for this week’s prompt because a large portion of this book takes place in a forest, which makes me think of earth.
The House in the Pines by Ana Reyes – While I didn’t love this twisty thriller, it was a wild ride. This book took me a while to get into, but I was invested in figuring out how everything wrapped up. There are a few memorable scenes in this book that take place in a forest, which fits the earth theme for this week.
The Ex Hex by Erin Sterling – I love this book so much! This witchy romance is adorable. I love the chemistry between the two main characters in this book. I also love the adventure aspect of this one. I feel like this book fits into the earth category because of some of the magic that’s performed.
The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner – This was a cover buy for me that I quite enjoyed. While there were moments in this historical fiction novel that left me with a lot of questions, it was an enjoyable read with some exciting twists. This book fits the earth topic because of the herbs and plants that are used in the apothecary.
Among the Beasts and Briars by Ashley Poston – I read this YA fantasy book a few years ago and I thought it was delightful. I loved the characters, world-building, and adventure in this one. This is another book where a large part of the story takes place in a forest, which fits the earth theme.