Down the TBR hole #8

I have been trying so hard not to add any more books to my TBR after last month, so I’m glad to still be cutting down. For any of you that haven’t heard of it before it was created by Lia @ Lost In A Story and this is the concept…

Most of you probably know this feeling, your Goodreads TBR pile keeps growing and growing and it seems like there is no light at the end of the tunnel. You keep adding, but you add more than you actually read. And then when you’re scrolling through your list, you realize that you have no idea what half the books are about and why you added them. Well that’s going to change!

It works like this:

  • Go to your goodreads to-read shelf.
  • Order on ascending date added.
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 (or even more!) if you’re feeling adventurous) books. Of course, if you do this weekly, you start where you left off the last time.
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or should it go?

bobbi lomax

 

The Killing Of Bobbi Lomax

I wasn’t sure on the blurb for this one but it has really good reviews, so I’m a little torn but I think I’ll go with my gut reaction…GOING

 

my counterfeit self

 

My Counterfeit Self

Another blurb that hasn’t grabbed my attention as much as it did when I added it, it’s also got a historical element which I can’t always get into…GOING

 

hunted

 

Hunted

I love a good retelling…STAYING

 

chemist

 

The Chemist

This book I got as a present I believe a few years ago and I’ve still not gotten around to it…STAYING

 

wolf by wolf

Wolf By Wolf

I was recommended this book by someone and it still sounds like a book I would love to read at some point…STAYING

 

wolf-trial

The Wolf Trial

I think I spotted this book in a shop but since I was tight on cash I added it to my TBR so I would remember it, but on reading the reviews I don’t think it’s for me…GOING

 

children's children

 

Children’s Children

I got this book as a present after seeing the author at the Edinburgh Book Festival, I’ve read a few of the stories so far but just not got to the end yet…STAYING

 

autumn

 

Autumn

I love Ali Smith, I was given this as a gift I just need to pick it up…STAYING

 

golden dragon

Golden Dragon

This does sound like a book that ideally I would like but it’s just not jumping out at me…GOING

 

reservoir 13

Reservoir 13

I have heard good things about this book but this kind of meandering storytelling doesn’t always agree with me…GOING

 

 

shtum

Shtum

Another book that sounds good but at this point I know it’s not one I’ll pick up…GOING

 

 

 

beat the rain

 

Beat The Rain

I think I added this for a giveaway but I’m not sure if I like the sound of it now…GOING

 

Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000035_00015]

Voices In The Mirror

It has a lot of good reviews but I can’t really tell what it’s about from the blurb which seems silly so…GOING

 

 

menagerie

Menagerie

On paper this would probably something I would be interested in but the reviews are very polarizing so I think…GOING

 

six wakes

Six Wakes

I like the sound of this one, the reviews are mixed but I think it would be something that I would enjoy…STAYING

 

Books Going – 9

To Go – 383

What do you think, any that I should reconsider?

logo

 

4 thoughts on “Down the TBR hole #8

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s