Guys, I am using this year as the excuse that I need to cut my TBR pile down to a minimum. It’s getting out of hand and it’s ridiculous the amount of books I’ve accumulated across the years. I want to read as many of my books on my TBR list and also buy a very limited amount of books. I reckon that I will try to read three books for every book that I buy this year and hopefully that will be me well on my way to reducing my GINORMOUS TBR pile. Also, watch this space for many book unhauls this year, because I am planning on getting rid of books as I read them if I am not planning of ever picking them up again. I will be doing a few posts on the books that I am getting rid of, and I’ve already got a couple of books saved away for these posts and then they’ll be off to the charity shop to be loved and read by someone else. However, without further ado, here are the books that I most want to read and get off my TBR list!
The Final Empire – Brandon Sanderson:It’s embarrassing how long I’ve had this book on my tbr list and I’ve picked it up a few times, started it, read a couple of chapters and then put it down for a new release. Every time without fail. NOT THIS YEAR!
If You’re Lucky – Yvonne Prinz: I was given this book for review from Netgalley in 2015 and I’ve still never gotten around to reading it, let alone reviewing it! How bad is that? Sorry Netgalley!
Anne of Green Gables – L.M Montgomery: I’ve no idea why on earth I have never read this book, I have it’s sequel too but I’ve never read it. It’s my auntie’s favourite book and she always asks me if I’ve read it yet but it’s never happened yet.
Made In America – Bill Bryson: I seem to read one Bill Bryson book per year for some reason, so seeing as I’ve owned this book for 5 years, I should probably make this one my next read and finally knock it off the TBR list.
Chinese Cinderella – Adeline Yen Mah: One of my most trusted and bookish friends recommended that I read this book whilst we were at Uni and seeing as I graduated almost three years ago, I should probably get round to reading this sooner rather than later.
Will Grayson, Will Grayson – John Green: I’m not a huge John Green fan, so I’ve been putting off reading this book for quite a long time. I should stop putting it off and just read it. I’ve probably made the situation worse in my head, but I just don’t like his writing….maybe I should just unhaul without reading?
Room – Emma Donoghue: Does a reread count? I’ve not reread this book since I got Goodreads back in 2012, so it’s been sitting unread on my to-read shelf for a long time and I want to finally get around to picking it up again. Fingers crossed it’s as good as I remember!
Before I Go To Sleep – S.J Watson: Again, I’ve picked this book up numerous times and something newer always comes along and I lose interest. 2018 is the year to fix this!
Code Name Verity – Elizabeth Wein: We all know how much I love WW2 historical fiction so why is this still on my TBR pile? Even I can’t answer this question. I think this might be my next read.
Mischling – Affinity Konar: I purchased this book entire off of Goodreads recommendations and I’ve barely even thought about it since I’ve picked it up. I think it’s because it’s a kindle book and I always look at my physical shelves when picking my next book. Too many books to chose from, so little time to read at the moment.
What are the books you’re aiming to read this year? Have you got a TBR pile as big as mine?