The TBR Book Tag

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I was tagged by Dawlyn and Krista from Little Blind Book Finds. They are funny and clever so go check them out!

I also want to take this moment to say that I’ve reached 25 subscribers in less than a month! It’s not a lot, but it’s way more people reading my blog posts than I ever imagined, so thank you so much!

How do you keep track of your TBR pile?

Well, I’m pretty new to the book community. I didn’t even know what TBR meant (it means to be read if you are like me) until May. So my TBR pile isn’t ginormous, but mostly I have a Goodreads list that helps me keep track of all the books I want to read at some point. Then I decide what I want to read the next month and put it on a little notepad widget on my laptop home-screen.

Is your TBR mostly print or e-book?

Well, since I have 200+ e-books probably e-books. I do have a few physical books that I want to read but mostly e-books.

How do you determine which book from your TBR to read next?

It’s a gut feeling. Or I get in the mood to read a certain book. Right now I’m trying to finish all Cassandra Clare’s books because one day I was being ambitious and had an inkling for urban fantasy. I don’t put too much pressure on myself to finish books on my TBR list, I just read what I want to read and check it off as I go.

A book that’s been on your TBR the longest?

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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A book that you recently added to your TBR?

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

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A book on your TBR strictly because it has a beautiful cover?

I have two for this (I’m shallow sue me) because I just love these covers and can’t wait to read them because I’ve heard great things about them….. and because I just want to stare at those covers all day.

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

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All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater

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This is seriously my favorite cover of all time. IT IS SO BEAUTIFUL AND I CAN’T WAIT UNTIL IT IS RELEASED!

A book on your TBR that you NEVER plan on actually reading?

Beartown by Fredrik Backman

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I think I just liked the cover so I put it on the list- but the synopsis doesn’t sound interesting.

An unpublished book on your TBR that you’re excited for?

Warcross by Marie Lu

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It comes out in September and I’m so super excited to read it. It gives me major Ready Player One vibes.

A book on your TBR that basically everyone has read except you?

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas.

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This story sounds like something I would love, but I just haven’t gotten the chance to actually pick it up and read it yet.

A book on your TBR that everyone recommends to you?

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

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AND Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

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A book on your TBR that you’re dying to read?

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

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I want to read it so stinking bad!

The number of books on your Goodreads TBR shelf?

150 whole books. I’m drowning. Please save me.

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On another note, I actually like having a long TBR. I’d rather have so many books to read that I don’t know what to do with myself- than have no books to read at all. 🙂

Tag, you’re it!:

Tagging some new friends!

Annie @ Fuzzy Bookworm

Delphine @ Delphine the Babbler

Kristin @ Kristin Kraves Books

 

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12 thoughts on “The TBR Book Tag

  1. Thanks for the tag Rachel!!! I’m super-dee-duper stoked to do this, given that my TBR is definitely a monstrous tornado of books *eek*.
    Congrats on the 25 subscribers, that’s definitely an impressive number given that you’ve only been with us for about a month. Likewise, I’m pretty new to the book community here on wordpress as well (just a little under 2 months), but have thoroughly been enjoying it thus far.
    OMG you’re right, the Strange the Dreamer cover is so so SO pretty!

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