Last Friday, you guys got to glimpse what Yash is planning to read this summer – well, some of the things she is planning to read and now it’s my turn to share with you, Readers, what I may feel inclined to read. But first I have a confession to make. A confession that every book collector/reader/bibliophile may make some time in their lifetimes. And that confession is…
(TBR = To Be Read)
Yep, my TBR pile is no longer a pile. It is a mountain. And I can’t say I have any regrets though I do sometimes feel overwhelmed but then I look at the books and I get these happy feels; unadulterated jolts of pure happiness. I will read the books eventually. Until I do, I will touch them occasionally and act generally creepy with them but no one is around to see me. Anyway, here are some pictures of a quarter of my actual TBR books.
Note: The books I’ll be talking about probably aren’t pictured here but if you are interested, I’m working on a list of all the books in my TBR mountain here.
Books I Plan to Read This Summer (Probably)
Libba Bray is one of my most favourite authors. I love her word magery and her stories so I really don’t know why I haven’t read this yet. This is the only one of her books I haven’t read actually and I’m going to rectify this. Hopefully Yash and I will do a buddy read and if you want to join in, let us know. I’m sure we could work something out and do something absolutely fun while we’re at it.
I’ve been meaning to read this for the longest time and I recently picked this up from my shelf and read the first few pages. Now I have to read this as soon as I can because I can’t not now.
I’m eager to find out how this series concludes but at the same time, I’m a bit wary because I don’t want to not like it. Still, the second instalment was pretty darn awesome so I have hope that the end with be satisfactory.
Yash gave this to me last Christmas and yesterday, I read the first few pages and laughed out loud. I am going to enjoy this one a whole lot more than I had thought I would. Thanks Yash!
I’ve been meaning to read something by Sedia for the longest while and when I found this novel at a library book sale, I knew it was time I did. This was two years ago so I’m going to make it a priority to get it read this summer.
I’m really excited about how this novel pushes at the boundaries of convention where novels are concerned and I have a pretty hardcover copy to sink my teeth into.
These are all the books I am willingly to commit to right now. I will most probably read many many more but I am a mood reader and don’t like choosing the books I am going to read until right before I read it. What about you? What’s on your summer reading list?
My list is also out of control
Haha. I think the only thing to do is give in and accept our book hoarding tendencies.
Your bookshelf is absolutely gorgeous! I am in the middle of Night Film right now and it is a very interesting read to say the least. :)
Thanks! Woo, I’m glad you like it. I believe there’s going to be a movie too. It’s going to be fun!
You have some good stuff on your list! I really want to get to Life After Life this summer, 11/22/63 and Dreams of Gods and Monsters. If I’m really ambitious I’d like to read Wolf Hall too.
I’ve heard good things about Life After Life. I hope you enjoy reading it and you know, I hadn’t heard of 11/22/63 until your comment but it’s a Stephen King who scares me silly. Wolf Hall is a beast. I picked it up at a library sale and have been casting dubious looks at it. It has to be good, right? It won am award, after all. I may try reading a chapter or two this summer as well.
House of Many Ways – yes! You’ve read the first two Sophie and Howl books, haven’t you? I look forward to hearing your opinions on HoMW.
I was at Chapters today (thanks to you) and read the back of The Diviners. The combined pressures of your, Steph, and Yash’s admiration of this book may finally make me succumb and read it.
Megan, I believe. Steph hasn’t read it yet! So you should read it too and we can all wait together for the next one. And yes, I’ve read the first two so I’m very excited to read the last one in this series. It’s going to be fun!
I am glad you are enjoying Hyperbole and a Half! I am very curious about Night Film …
I shall let you know how Night Film is. I would even if you hadn’t asked. Haha.
I’m getting to the Diviners! I have so many review books that I can’t get to the recreational reading at the moment ^_^
Not that I’m complaining.
Just don’t burn out on the review books! I think I’m reaching that point. Have fun!
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