Down the TBR Hole #6

Down the TBR Hole is a weekly meme hosted by Lia @Lost in a Story. Rules are:

  • Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf.
  • Order on ascending date added.
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or should it go?

  • And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini – I’m not interested in the story that much, I removed other books by Hosseini from by TBR, and from the reviews I read, this book is not as good as other books by him. So if I removed better books, I’m definitely removing this one. – REMOVE –
  • A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra – the blurb sounds really good to me, I definitely want to read it one day. – KEEP –
  • The Dog Stars by Peter Heller – I’m not that interested in dystopian novels anymore, so – REMOVE –

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Exciting releases – March 2018

So many exciting new releases in March. I love scrolling through lists of new books coming out each month, this always ends up in adding dozens of new books to my TBR. If only I had more time to read them all…

Here’s a list of some of the books I’m super excited about.

YA Fantasy

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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi – MARCH 6

In a world where magic has disappeared and magis, once revered, are targeted by a ruthless king, Zélie has always feared she would share the fate of her mother, killed at the hands of the king’s guards when Zélie was just a child.
Now, at seventeen, Zélie has a chance to bring magic back to the land of Orïsha. With the help of her brother Tzain and the fugitive Crown Princess Amari, she sets off on a journey to restore her people’s magical abilities. In order to succeed, they’ll have to outwit and outrun Prince Inan, who is hell-bent on ridding the world of magic.
In the face of danger, death, and a star-crossed romance, Zélie must grapple with the ramifications of bringing magic back to her people — and come to terms with her own powers.

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Words in the Title – ‘you’

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This will the most random way of finding new exciting reads. Each week I’ll choose some random word and I’ll try to find books with this word in the title that I find interesting. This might result in my TBR growing exponentially. Each week though, I’ll first look if there’s a book that I already read that has this word in the title.

This week’s word is: you


– Books I’ve read –

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Down the TBR Hole #5

Down the TBR Hole is a weekly meme hosted by Lia @Lost in a Story. Rules are:

  • Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf.
  • Order on ascending date added.
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or should it go?

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CoverLove – February 2018

Who doesn’t love beautiful cover art? I absolutely adore pretty covers, I love having all those pretty books on my bookshelves. I’m always drawn to pretty covers in bookstores and libraries. And I do often judge a book by its cover… Here are some of my favourite covers from February releases to celebrate pretty covers and newly published books.

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Words in the Title – ‘love’

words in the title

This will the most random way of finding new exciting reads. Each week I’ll choose some random word and I’ll try to find books with this word in the title that I find interesting. This might result in my TBR growing exponentially. Each week though, I’ll first look if there’s a book that I already read that has this word in the title.

This week’s word is: love

This is Valentine’s week, so the word of the week is of course LOVE. If you celebrate Valentine’s day, I hope you have a great day. And no matter f you celebrate or not, I hope you all feel loved ❤


– Books I’ve read –

  • The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. by Adelle Waldman – I read it a long time ago, the main character is a horrible guy, but I still loved how the story was told and how the selfishness of the main character was portrayed.
  • First Love, Last Rites by Ian McEwan – collection of intense short stories
  • Dear Fang, With Love by Rufi Thorpe – beautiful story, I highly recommend it, read me review here.

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Down the TBR Hole #4

Down the TBR Hole is a weekly meme hosted by Lia @Lost in a Story. Rules are:

  • Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf.
  • Order on ascending date added.
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or should it go?

  • Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs – the blurb makes it sound bizarre and worrisome, I’m not interested enough to pick it up. – REMOVE – 
  • The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien – probably the most well-known fantasy series, I’ve seen movies and I really liked them. I have to be honest though, I’m not at all excited to read this book. – REMOVE – 
  • It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini – I’m keeping this one on my TBR, I’m curious to read how the topic of mental health is done in this story. – KEEP –

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