Down the TBR Hole was started by Lia over at Lost in a Story. All book covers are linked to Goodreads unless otherwise noted.
How it works:
- Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf.
- Order on ascending date added.
- Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books
- Read the synopses of the books
- Decide: keep it or should it go?
I will be repeating this process until I’ve filtered out my entire TBR. My TBR pile is back up to 719 books. Though I read a few books this past week, I also added a few.
This week’s five books:
Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm – KEEP. This is the other fancy book the Boyfriend gave me as part of a Birthday gift several years ago. I haven’t removed the plastic from this one either.
Doctor Who and Philosophy ed. by Courtland Lewis – KEEP. I’ll never forget the first episode of “Doctor Who” I ever watched. A friend recommended I start with the 9th Doctor and go from there when I expressed an interest in trying it out but had no clue how or where to enter into this crazy world. I’ve been hooked ever since, and so I inevitably buy just about every book about the show.
Blue Highways by William Least Heat-Moon – KEEP. This book is on the list of armchair travel books in The Bad Girl’s Guide to the Open Road by Cameron Tuttle. I may have already read it, but I can’t remember, and I still own a physical copy, so I’ll keep it for now.
A Gentle Madness by Nicholas A. Basbanes – KEEP. I already own a physical copy of this book, and let me tell you, it is a door stopper! I attempted to start it several years ago, but couldn’t get into it; however, I’m willing to give it another chance. After all, there are very few books about books that I don’t at least like.
Eight Women Philosophers by Jane Duran – KEEP. This has been on my shelf since I found it at a book sale while I was still in college. I haven’t read it yet because I’m a little bit burned out on Feminism, or at least what passes for Feminism on Twitter these days. I’ll get around to it eventually.
My to-read shelf remains at 719 books. See you next Saturday when I start with book #151.