Down the TBR Hole #1

Hi folks! I hope you are having a happy weekend!

I spotted this idea over on Lucy’s blog which you should check out if you haven’t done already.

This prompt was created by Lost in a Story to help whittle down your Goodreads list if it’s a little unwieldy. My Goodreads TBR is at 1793 at the moment, so it could definitely use some paring down.

How to play:

  • Go to your Goodreads TBR
  • Order it as descending by date added
  • Look at the first five (or ten if you’re feeling fiesty
  • Read the synopsis
  • Decide whether to keep it or not.

Thoughts: A female spin on Don Quixote? Hell yeah!

Decision: Keep

Thoughts: I forgot this was a Sherlock Holmes spin off. Awesome!

Decision: Keep!

Thoughts: I definitely want to read Dorothy Parker. The top review that comes up for me is by La Petite Americaine, which is an absolute rave.

Decision: Keep.

Thoughts: I’m a bit obsessed with Nin. Her diaries are some of the most amazingly beautiful and painful stuff I’ve ever read.

Decision: Keep.

Thoughts: Ah, another Nin biography. This one with a different focus and the author has access to her diary and her surviving husband.

Decision: Keep!

Looks like I’m not great at this game, and I can also see how my TBR is nearly at 1800 books. There are so many good ones out there!

Have you read any of these? Let me know your thoughts!

Cheers,

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