MISC: Down The TBR Hole #1

I came across this idea on Lost In A Story and Book Bum’s blog a few weeks ago and thought it was something I needed to try out. Lia at Lost In A Story started this weekly post to trim down the Goodreads to-read list, and as I’m in dire need of narrowing mine down, I thought I’d give it a go.  My Goodreads to-read shelf is a dark and dangerous place, much like my Amazon Wish List. There are books on both lists that were probably added in the previous decade, covered with dust and internet spiderwebs.It’s about time some of them went So, without further ado let’s get into it!

The rules are simple:

  • Go to your goodreads to-read shelf.
  • Order on ascending date added.
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if youre 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?

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MISC: Taking It Slow


Running a book blog and studying MA Writing means that you burn through books a little faster than you normally would. Or at least you try to. I know there are people on Goodreads who have already completed their Reading Challenge and are on book 140. I have equal amounts of respect and envy for those people. I’m not sure how they do it, or if they even sleep at all. For me, one book every four days is probably more realistic. Unless it’s a tome like the A Song of Ice and Fire books, and then I take a little longer to read them because I’ve tried rushing through them and honestly I lost track of the characters I was supposed to be keeping an eye on. Continue reading “MISC: Taking It Slow”