Down the TBR Hole #12

Down the TBR Hole is a meme hosted by Lost in a Story that revolves around clearing your TBR of all those books you’re never going to read and sort through it all to know what’s actually on there.

I’m still at the beginning of my TBR so these are books I added when I was around 18 and oh my lord, my reading tastes have clearly changed a lot since then. I’m 26 now so 8 years definitely makes a huge difference!

Here’s how it works:

– Go to your goodreads to-read shelf.
– Order on ascending date added.
– Take the first 5 (or 10 (or even more!) if you’re feeling adventurous) books. Of course, if you do this weekly, you start where you left off the last time.
– Read the synopses of the books
– Decide: keep it or should it go?

Vision in White by Nora Roberts
First of all, I’ve always wanted to read a Nora Roberts book. I’m curious to see why she’s such a well known author that has sold a bazillion books. And this one sounds pretty cute. Verdict: staying on the list

Another Piece of My Heart by Jane Green
The synopsis kind of makes the daughter sound like a psycho from a thriller novel. But this is supposed to be women’s fiction. Verdict: leaving the list

Rescue Me by Rachel Gibson
Oh I like the sound of this one! It seems like it’s going to start off as fake dating and that is one of my favourite tropes. Verdict: staying on the list

Sixteenth Summer by Michelle Dalton
Yes. Absolutely yes. This is one of those YA summer reads featuring a beach town and I am an absolute sucker for those. Sign me up. Verdict: staying on the list

Breathing by Cheryl Renee Herbsman
Nope. This is one big nope. Anything that sounds like “I met this boy and he cured all my issues” is a big no thank you in my books. Verdict: leaving the list

Staying on the list: 3
Leaving the list: 2

Are there any books you think I should have given a chance to? Any you think I should be ditching? Let me know what you think down in the comments below!

One thought on “Down the TBR Hole #12

  1. Alyssa - alovelybookaffair says:

    Hi readers. If you’re reading this post from the wordpress reader, I’m sorry the formatting sucks. The wordpress editor is giving me all kinds of headaches and while everything looks perfect on my site, it’s all screwed up on the reader. I’m so sorry about that. I’ll try and figure it out and fix it asap.


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