Top Ten Tuesday 16


Top Ten Tuesday is weekly meme hosted The Broke and the Bookish. There is a new topic for each week and the participating bloggers are invited to post their Top Ten lists on it.

Top Ten Things On My Reading Wishlist
(7 characters/plots I'd like to see more often in books)

I came up with only 7 suggestions on today's topic. They are anything totally unheard of (and they cannot be), rather these are themes/types of characters I have read and enjoyed and I want to read more similar stories. 

Romances with children – couples having children together or raising children from previous relationships. I am not a big fan of the secret baby plot, but I adore babies/children in romances. They make the stories closer to really and generally add a sweet, funny undertones to the plot.

Married couples in trouble, or established romantic relationships undergoing change - This is where  the romances usually end - the couple gets together and live happily ever after.Well, I am curious about life in the happily ever after.

Romantic stories from male POV - overall they are quite rare and the good ones, even more so

Stronger, more independent heroines - I just hate weak heroines and feel that we have too many of them and not nearly enough of strong, modern, independent women, especially in romance but not only there.

Quirky/awkward heroes and heroines - I have a soft spot for awkward, unusual, unique characters.

Characters with mental issues – I'd love to read more books on how they fit in society, how normal their lives can be.

Professional heroes/heroines – teachers, doctors, officer workers, sales assistants – everyday, normal working people.

What would you like to read more about? Leave me a comment with a link to your TTT post and I'll stop by to check it out :)

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  1. Reading a romantic story with a male POV would be very interesting. I wonder how different it would be to read versus the female perspective. Nice list!
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    1. I've read some male POV romance stories - Tangled by Emma Chase, Surviving Raine by Shay Savage, though I am not sure they are really suitable for YA/teenager readers :)

  2. More quirky characters would be amazing!
    Great list.
    Em @

  3. Great list! I would definitely love to see more romances from a male POV, or one with male and female POVs - ones that actually work well. I'd also love more independent heroines who always need saving by a man! Great picks :)

    My TTT :)

  4. I love quirky, awkward main characters!
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

  5. I love all of these themes especially male POVs (good ones), quirky characters, and people with mental issues. Great list!


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