Top Ten Tuesday – Favourite Tropes

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Top Ten Tuesday is the weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.
This week’s theme is: favourite tropes. A trope is defined as a common or overused theme, device or cliché. Some view tropes to be avoided. Yet, they can be used effectively and make for a fun read.

Here are 10 tropes I enjoy reading, with 2 books for each trope I have read this year and thoroughly enjoyed:
1. Time Travel (especially involving Highlanders)

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My favourite though is The Rose Garden by Susanna kearsley

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2. Lists

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3. Friends to Lovers

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4. Sisters

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5. Fake Fiances/Husbands

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6. Second chances

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7. On the beach or an island

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8. Small towns

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9. Werewolves, shifters (Gotta have a paranormal trope!)

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10.  Returning home/family dynamics

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