Since my last Down the TBR Hole two weeks ago I’ve only added 3 books to my want to read shelf. It also helps that I’ve started reading a couple of books that were on that shelf, so it’s definitely still necessary to do these posts.
Down the TBR Hole was originally created over at Lost in a Story. It looked like a fun and productive way to finally make a dent in that Goodreads TBR. I went through my want-to-read shelf a little while ago but I think I was still to kind on a lot of books. Let’s see what I’ll make of it this time around. I decided to go with 10 books at a time so lets get started!
It works like this:
- Go to your goodreads to-read shelf.
- Order on ascending date added.
- Take the first 5 (or 10 or 15 or 20, if you’re feeling adventurous) books
- Read the synopses of the books
- Decide: keep it or should it go?
- Keep track of where you left off so you can pick up there next week!
Current “to-read” shelf: 822 (
my last post ended at 819, so these couple of weeks have been good… )
A Tale of Magic – Chris Colfer
Even though I haven’t started The Land of Stories series A Tale of Magic caught my attention. It’s a series in the same world and sounds like so much fun. The main character finds out she’s a fairy and has magic. I can’t say no to a story like that.
The Seven Sisters – Lucinda Riley
My boyfriend’s mother loves this series and thinks that I’ll enjoy it as well. I have to say I’m curious. Following families and their history is something I love to read about, so I definitely want to give this a go.
The Best Thing – Mariana Zapata
So many people have told me Mariana Zapata is an amazing author and I have to say the books I’ve heard about do sound really good. I’m not sure if this is the best book to start with, but I do want to read The Best Thing.
Team Player 2: A Sports Anthology
Sports romance is one of my favorite romance genres, so an anthology like this is perfect. I also love a few of the authors that have written something for this collection of short stories. I’m only taking it off my list now, because I don’t know when I’ll get around to it. Team Player 2 will eventually be read and hopefully the new to me authors will also be amazing.
The First Girl Child – Amy Harmon
Just like I mentioned before with Mariana Zapata, Amy Harmon is another author I’ve heard nothing but amazing things about. It seems that she writes different genres, but this fantasy book sounds like something I’ll love.
Broken Scars – J.M. Walker
If I remember correctly I did start reading this book at one point, but I don’t remember why I stopped. Having so many books to read I don’t think this will be on top of my TBR anytime soon.
The Life and (Medieval) Times of Kit Sweetly – Jamie Pacton
I’m honestly surprised I haven’t read this book yet, because it’s been one I really wanted to read. I love when characters fight for something they believe in and it seems that Kit does just this in this story.
Kingdom of the Wicked – Kerri Maniscalco
Okay, I’m not removing this one because it doesn’t interest me. I’ve actually already read and reviewed this one, but have a different version on my want to read shelf. Kingdom of the Wicked was definitely an interesting read and I’m curious to see where the next book will take us.
She’s Too Pretty to Burn – Wendy Heard
I’ve said this many times lately, but I’ve been enjoying more thrillers, so She’s Too Pretty to Burn had to be added to my list. This is a psychological thriller inspired by The Picture of Dorian Gray.
The Matchmaker’s Mistletoe Mission – Jaci Burton
Any books that have something to do with Christmas tend to end up on my list pretty quickly. When looking closer this book is actually a novella in a series. Even though it does sound interesting it will probably be quite some time before I get to reading anything in it.
Removal Percentage: 40%
Current “to-read” shelf: 818
So that’s this week’s Down the TBR Hole. I actually did better than expected after seeing a few of these titles. What do you think of my choices? If you’ve read any of these I’d love to hear your opinions. Let me know in the comments!