Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Top Ten Tuesday - Books I Love Written 10 + Years Ago

Today I'm linking up with Top Ten Tuesday hosted by 
That Artsy Reader Girl which is all about lists.  Since lists are one of my favorite things this is one of my favorite linkups!  Today's topic is Books I Love Written 10+ Years Ago.  So I'm still a bit shocked that 10 years ago is 2012 because in my head 10 years ago is sometime in the 1990s but that aside I'm looking over books I've read recently and looking at books I really enjoyed that are at least 10 years old.

1.  Mrs. Pollifax and the Hong Kong Buddha by Dorothy Gilman - Really I love every Mrs. Pollifax book I've read but this was just the most recent.

2.  The Silent Pool by Patricia Wentworth - Another one where I pretty much love every book by this author.

3.  Vision in White by Nora Roberts - Roberts has so many books that are rereads for me and this is one I reread and enjoyed recently.

4.  Crocodile on the Sandbanks by Elizabeth Peters - This was an entertaining read and I loved meeting Amelia Peabody.

5.  Three Blind Mice and Other Stories by Agatha Christie - I love most Agatha Christie books and this collection of short stories was an especial favorite.

6.  The Walker in Shadows by Barbara Michaels - Elizabeth Peters is another name for Barbara Michaels and I've enjoyed all the books I've read under both names though they have completely different tones.

7.  Mrs. Jeffries Dusts for Clues by Emily Brightwell - I have really enjoyed the most recent books in this series and have found the earlier books in the series as well.

8.  Dead Men Don't Ski by Patricia Moyes - I'm trying to broaden my classic mystery reading and this was a great mystery.

9.  The Fairy Godmother by Mercedes Lackey - I don't read much fantasy but I really enjoyed this one.

10. Henrietta Who? by Catherine Aird - Another classic mystery author whose books I'm trying to read more of.  

What books have you enjoyed that were written 10+ years ago?


  1. I still haven't read Mrs. Pollifax or Patricia Wentworth. My bad I know..... I also have an Agatha Christie. 100 years ago!

    Happy TTT!

    Elza Reads

  2. I still haven't tried either of these authors sadly. Patricia Wentworth is another author that I want to read as I have so many books of hers on my TBR list.

  3. Oh my goodness, I haven't thought of Barbara Michaels in years. I read a few by her man years ago. :) And Nora Roberts... wow, her backlist goes on and on.

  4. Great choices! I love Mrs. Pollifax, too. And The Fairy Godmother, and almost anything by Christie. And it's probably time for me to revisit Patricia Moyes's mysteries. I gave away my paperbacks (the print was getting too small), but I bought most of them on Kindle whenever they went on sale, so I think I have all of them up through #17. They were well-constructed mysteries, and I read the series at least twice in my twenties and thirties.

  5. I am right there with you, I was thinking of the 1990s too! 2012 seems more like last year...

  6. I haven't read any of these, but they do look good. I'm the same way. I can't believe 10 or more years ago is in the 2000's.

  7. Barbara Michaels and Agatha Christie are two favorite authors of mine, so I love that you included them on your list of books this week. :D

  8. I've always though the Emily Brightwell series looked good.

  9. I'm a fan of Agatha Christie, Dorothy Gilman, Elizabeth Peters and Nora Roberts.

    Anne - Books of My Heart

  10. I definitely have some old Nora Roberts books that I would like to get to.

  11. Not too many surprises here! I think you enjoyed the Mercedes Lackey book a little more than I did, I liked it but wouldn't put it in my list if I were doing it.

  12. Until you said the date...i was thinking 90s too. Roberts and Christie were/are favs.