Top Ten Tuesday: Ahoy Mateys! Ten Books with “Sea” in the Title
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Top Ten Tuesday has been one of my favorite memes ever since I started blogging, so huge thanks to Jana for taking over the hosting duties!
This week’s TTT topic is Books with Geographical Terms in the Title (for example: mountain, island, latitude/longitude, ash, bay, beach, border, canyon, cape, city, cliff, coast, country, desert, epicenter, hamlet, highway, jungle, ocean, park, sea, shore, tide, valley, etc. When I started looking on my shelves for books that fit the topic, I noticed that half the titles I found had the word “sea” in them, so I took that as a sign and set out to find five more “sea” titles. Below is what I came up with.
Ten Books with “Sea” in the Title
1. THE STARLESS SEA by Erin Morganstern
2. SALT TO THE SEA by Ruta Sepetys
3. SEA OF TRANQUILITY by Emily St. John Mandel
4. THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA by T.J. Klune
5. THE GIRL THE SEA GAVE BACK by Adrienne Young
6. THE SEA WITCH by Sarah Henning
7. SEAFIRE by Natalie C. Parker
8. A VERY LARGE EXPANSE OF SEA by Tahereh Mafi
9. PERCY JACKSON: THE SEA OF MONSTERS by Rick Riordan
10. THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN by Lisa See
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Great list! Of all the geographical terms, I think ‘sea’ and ‘city’ were the most popular on my list of books. I loved Cerulean Sea though I still have a majority of these sitting on my TBR waiting to be read. Can’t wait!
Dini @ dinipandareads recently posted…#TopTenTuesday: Books with Geographical Terms in the Title
I hope you enjoy them all!
I haven’t read any of these, but I think I would have to start with Seafire OR The Girl The Sea Gave Back. Those covers are just gorgeous!
I love those covers too. 🙂
Great list!! I really enjoyed Salt to the Sea and The Sea of Monsters.
Yay for Percy Jackson!
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Such a great series!
What a fun twist on the topic! I didn’t realize there were two books called Sea of Tranquility! I used the one by Katja Millay (although it has The in the title so not an exact match).
Tanya @ Girl Plus Books recently posted…Top Ten Tuesday: Where In The World | Geographic Book Titles
I didn’t realize that either. I’ll have to check out the one you used. 🙂
I’m kicking myself for not doing a post today, this would have been an easy one😁 I love that you focused on “sea” titles, there are a lot of them! I’ve only read Sea of Tranquility but it was sooo good.
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That one is still on my TBR but I keep seeing excellent reviews for it.
Great list of titles with geographical terms in them. The Starless Sea, Sea of Tranquility and The House In The Cerulean Sea are all my TBR and I can’t wait to read them. I hope I like them as much as you did.
Have a great week 😀
Rae | HerSerialLife.com recently posted…Top 10 Books with Geographical Terms in the Title | #TTT
I hope they’re great reads for you. 🙂
I haven’t read any of these but Salt To The Sea is definitely on my TBR. I have heard of A Very Large Expanse Of Sea so I may read that one sometime too. Great list!
My TTT: https://zbestbooks.blogspot.com/2022/09/top-ten-tuesday-books-with-nature-words.html
Nice twist on this week’s topic!
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Thank you! 🙂
No but I’ve read A Stone-Kissed Sea by Elizabeth Hunter and The Siren and the Deep Blue Sea by Kerrelyn Sparks.. 🙂
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Ooh, those are new to me. I’ll have to check them out. 🙂
When I started trying to decide what to do I also came across a lot of “Sea” words, but still tweaked the topic a bit. I was just struggling, LOL.
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It was a surprisingly challenging topic. 🙂
Sea does seem to be a popular word for book titles. I’ve read and loved The House in the Cerulean Sea, The Starless Sea and The Sea of Monsters, and The Island of Sea Women is on my TBR.
The Island of Sea Women is still on my TBR too. I’ve seen a lot of good reviews for it.
I love that you went with Sea titles for this week’s TTT! Very fun. 😀
Lark recently posted…Top Ten Tuesday
I´ve only read A Very Large Expanse Of Sea by Tahere Mafi. The others are familiar (cover).
Vi @Inkvotary recently posted…Top Ten Books With A Geographical Word In The Title
Yes, they have pretty memorable covers. 🙂
I’m drawn to watery titles as well. I think because water can be evocative of so many different things—tranquility and peace but also danger, mystery, etc. I’ve read and enjoyed both SALT TO THE SEA and ISLAND OF THE SEA WOMEN.
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I’m drawn to them for all of those reasons. 🙂
Apparently, I need to read more books with “sea” in the title as it’s the word I’ve seem used most today. I haven’t read a single book with “sea” in the title. LOL.
Oh wow, I was actually surprised I had read so many, lol.
Great list, Suzanne. I think it would have been harder to find ten with one geographical term.
Carla recently posted…Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Geographical Terms in the Title (September 13, 2022) #TTT
I am super impressed you found ten books with Sea in the title. I have only read one of those books. Not a lot of Seas on my read-shelf.
Sam@WLABB recently posted…Top Ten Tuesday: I’ll Give You the Moon and the Stars
I was surprised I had read so many with “sea” in the title. Definitely popular with those fantasy titles.
I’ve read a few of these: Sea Witch, The Sea of Monsters and Salt To The Sea. I enjoyed The Sea of Monsters and Salt To The Sea, but Sea Witch was sadly a bit of a disappointment for me.
Jo recently posted…Top Ten Tuesday #385
Sea Witch was a mixed bag for me too. I liked it but nowhere near as much as I thought I would so I never continued the series.
This is such a fun topic and I love what you decided to do with it! I agree there are a lot of books with “Sea” in the title and tbh sometimes I get them confused haha, but its a fun subject so I’m not mad! Great choices 🙂
Missy recently posted…WWW Wednesday: September 14, 2022
Haha, I get some of the sea titles confused too, especially Sea Witch and Seafire.
Nice take on this week’s topic! I’d like to read the Percy Jackson series! Here is our Top Ten Tuesday. Thank you!
It’s a fun series!