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Top Ten Tuesday- Book with theater elements or theater books I've loved


Hi! Jana hosts Top Ten Tuesday @thatartsyreadergirl. This meme was brought about by our love of lists and bringing the book blogging community together. Each week, Jana will post a prompt and we readers and bloggers will respond. We also have the option to go rogue and do our own thing. This week was a freebie, and in honor of Broadway coming back this month, and The Tony Awards the other night, I wanted to theme my list to that. For those that might not know, one of my other passions in life is Broadway Musicals, so this theme is very on-brand for me. I put the books by genre. 


1- Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin Manuel Miranda and others 

2- The Great Comet of 1812: The Journey of a New Musical to Broadway

These are two coffee table books I loved. 

Middle Grade

3- Fearless (Fearless Series Book 1) by Mandy Gonzalez

4- The Chance to Fly by Ali Stroker and Stacy Davidowitz

I read these both this year and I loved them so much. I'm actually rereading Fearless next month for the spooky season. 

Young Adult 

5- Simon Vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

6- Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills

7- Kate in Waiting by Becky Albertalli

8- What If It's Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

I loved all of these so much. 


9- All's Well by Mona Awad 

I read it earlier this year and I just loved it, 

To Read

10- The Dear Evan Hansen Coffee-Table Book

I want to read this to find out more about the show. I do have an issue with the show, but I just love the music, and most of the plot, as well as what it did for people with mental illness. I have not seen the movie yet, but I want to. 


  1. Great idea for a list. Thanks for sharing these.

  2. Hamilton! I love those YA picks as well. Awesome topic. I love it when theater is explored in books!

    1. I really enjoy Hamilton. Thanks for stopping by Greg.

  3. I'm a theater nut so I LOVE this topic. I haven't read a few of these books either so definitely jotting down a few titles for my TBR. :)

  4. My oldest has seen the movie Love Simon, and thought about getting the book for my youngest for Christmas this year.

    Pam @ Read! Bake! Create!

    1. It's one of my faves. Thanks for stopping by Pam.

  5. This is such a clever idea for TTT! I will have to make a note somewhere. Will also take a look at some of your books listed, as an ex theatre girl myself, I am always looking for books with theatre settings. I have actually just started with a new book yesterday with a nice Moulin Rouge type of theme. It's an ARC and I think it's going to be great!


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