Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Love but Can’t Remember

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by the Broke and Bookish and hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl where we get a new topic for a top 10 list.

My memory is a fickle sometimes. Over the years I’ve read quite a few books and it is hard to remember everything that happens in them. Sometimes they even overlap, which makes things even more confusing. I’ve also noticed that I tend to associate certain books with the emotional reaction I had instead of the actual content. Here’s a list of the books I loved but can’t remember much about. 



1. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern: I love this book. I will always recommend this book to fans of magical realism. However, I don’t remember much about the book. I remember the ending, but the journey in between is all a bit fuzzy especially in relation to how all the characters link up.

2. Vicious by V. E. Schwab: Don’t hate me for this one. Vicious was the first book I read by Schwab and I remember that thrill of following this cat and mouse chase but that’s about it. I feel like a re-read would be beneficial now that there’s a sequel coming to this book. 

3. Half a King by Joe Abercrombie: There are two scenes that distinctively stand out with this book, but everything else is a bit of a blur which is not ideal since I plan on reading the second book in the series soon.

4. The Mistake by Elle Kennedy: Out of all the books in the Off-Campus series, The Mistake was the one that didn’t have that great an impact on me. Honestly, I love Logan, but I lit up every time Garrett made an appearance. 

5. The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore: This book is beautifully written. It’s so evocative and captivating. It’s easier to remember the magic of the book over the actual events.

6. Uprooted by Noami Novik: This might have more to do with the pacing of the book than anything. This book had so much potential to be amazing, but the flowery writing took away from the pacing of the book. Unfortunately, this also meant that the big events in the book didn’t have a lasting impact.

Those are some of the books I love but can’t remember much about?
Which books do you love but can’t remember?





29 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Love but Can’t Remember

    1. The Night Circus was a beautiful read and so intricate it’s easy to forget the details. Vicious is definitely a book to-go to if you’re in the mood for a non-stop action ride.


  1. I think I do the same thing: I remember books with the feelings they gave me and not the actual plot and events happening? Haha. I am so happy you felt that The Weight of Feathers was so magical, I really want to read that book this year ❤ I also need to read The Night Circus at some point, it has been recommended to me SO many times haha 🙂

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    1. It always comes back to the mood reading haha. I urge you to read both the Weight of Feathers and Night Circus. The Night Circus, in particular, is the perfect book to turn to on a rainy day. It makes the book all the more magical.

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    1. V. E. Schwab’s books are definitely worth the read. In particular, Vicious is a good book to start with cause it can be read as a stand-alone and the book will have you on the edge of your seat from the get-go.


  2. I think it’s all very similar for me with The Night Circus. I do love the book, I KNOW how much I felt for that book, but damn you if you ask me to explain what happened in detail! Sometimes I even have to google names, because I keep forgetting them. However, I will never give up hope for a movie adaptation of that book.

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    1. I suck at remembering names, both in fiction and in life haha. It’s like they all just blur into one and it’s always worse when they have the same name cause then it requires remembering their surnames as well.
      I could so get on board a movie adaptation of The Night Circus. It could be such a visual treat.

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  3. I just read The Night Circus in December, so it is still fresh in my mind for the most part, but I can see it would get fuzzy overtime. I think because the circus is so unique and the world building is so on point in that book that is out-shines the plot a bit…

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