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 up to 721 books. Though I finished a couple of books on my Nook over the past week I added several more to my wish list.
This week’s five books:
The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir – KEEP. I will tackle this beast of a book some day.
The Complete Stories by Franz Kafka – KEEP. I enjoyed “The Metamorphosis” and was interested enough in Kafka’s life to want to read his other work. I also own copies of his novels, Amerika and The Trial.
Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi – KEEP. I’m skeptical but intrigued, and since I already own a physical copy, I’ll go ahead and keep it for now.
The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens- KEEP. I love Dickens, especially during the Winter. There’s no way I’m getting rid of this one.
The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory – KEEP. I know a lot about Henry VIII, but other than Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn, I don’t know much about his various wives. I’m willing to keep this one for that reason.
My to-read shelf is stuck at 721 books, but that will hopefully change as I continue to clear out my Nook.