Down the TBR Hole #8

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?

  • A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout, Sara Corbett – a memoir of a woman captured in Somalia and spend over a year as a hostage. The story sounds harrowing, but I’m not curious enough to ever pick it up. – REMOVE –
  • Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi – I read the synopsis and I can’t really tell what’s it about, and reviews of people I follow are not great. – REMOVE –
  • Dangerous Boys by Abigail Haas – I added this book to my TBR because I read and quite enjoyed Dangerous Girls by the same author. But I’m no longer interested in reading this book, I don’t think it’s anything new or special. – REMOVE –

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Down the TBR Hole #7

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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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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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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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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Down the TBR Hole #3

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?

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera – I have physical copy of this, so I’m determined to read it. – KEEP – 
  • The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett – My father loved this, and he doesn’t love that many books, so I want to find out what’s so special about this. – KEEP – 
  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman – Synopsis sounds fascinating and it has so many raving reviews. I definitely need to read it. – KEEP – 

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Down the TBR Hole #2

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?

My To Read Shelf: 1519 books (I went on a ‘adding books to TBR binge’)

All books in today’s post were added to my TBR in December 2012.


One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
by Ken Kesey

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It’s one of the classics that I want to read one day.

 – KEEP –

 

 

 

 

 

 

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