At the end of 2017, I made a new shelf on Goodreads called TBR-2018. I turn to this shelf any time I’m not sure what to read next, and it also includes books on my shelves that I haven’t read yet (and books on my kindle that I forget about, honestly). I have gotten into a “bad habit” of seeing a review of a book on Instagram or a blog or Goodreads and instantly going to request it from the library right away (and then suspending it so all my holds don’t come in at once). Sometimes I get holds in from the library and I don’t even remember why I thought I wanted to read that book. I’m trying now to just add them to my Goodreads TBR categories and sort those out every once in awhile instead of having all the books come in at once from the library. I’m trying to remind myself that those books will always be there!!! 😉 (Netgalley is just as bad for this).
ANYWAY…I have a few more library books to read and then I am suspending some holds and taking a month or two to read books on my kindle shelf and my shelf at home. Here are a few books on my spring TBR list (linking up with The Artsy Reader Girl today for Top Ten Tuesday):
I am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes – a few online bookish friends have RAVED about this book and I borrowed it from my parents probably a year ago and haven’t gotten to it yet. It sounds intense and fast-paced.
The House at Riverton by Kate Morton – My parents bought me this book for Christmas 12 years ago when it came out and I still haven’t read it. I’ve read and enjoyed The Secret Keeper and The Distant Hours by Kate Morton, but her books require a big time commitment so I’ve shied away from them sometimes.
Get Lucky by Katherine Center – I’ve had this on my kindle for over a year and I love her other books so this one should be good too. I think I only have this one and one other to go before I finish her backlist.
A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab Kristen was kind enough to mail me this a SUPER long time ago and again, I just need to commit the time to it because I have heard that the ending to this trilogy is amazing.
Us Against You by Fredrik Backman – I had been stalking Netgalley several times a week to see when this book would be on there and then they e-mailed it to me and it was one of the best days ever. I loved Beartown, and this one sounds excellent too. (Comes out June 5)
The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory – waiting for this one to come in at the library before I suspend holds…I have heard mostly wonderful reviews of this new release
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy – I’m planning to listen to the Maggie Gyllenhaal narration of this one on Audible. I have tried to read War and Peace at least 10 times with no success but I have heard this work of Tolstoy’s is a bit more approachable and the audio version feels like the way to go 🙂
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery (re-read) – I haven’t read this in quite a few years and I am going to listen to Rachael McAdam’s narration this time.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (re-read) – I want to listen to the audio version of this before seeing the movie in May – CAN’T WAIT to see the movie fyi 😉 The trailer is here. It looks SO GOOD!!!
You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld – I have this one from Netgalley and though I haven’t read much of her work (only Eligible, which I loved), I look forward to this one.
Have you read any of these? What else should I add? I have a TBR list a mile long so this is just some of the many books I’ll read this spring, I’m sure! 🙂
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