Down the TBR Hole #5

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Here is what you do:

  • 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’m bumping it up to 10 books per post instead of 5 this week, I may continue this but it will just depend on how I feel that day.

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The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame


My mum used to watch the TV show for Wind in the Willows when I was younger and it was always so interesting and funny. I really want to read this book and its short and should be an easy read!

Verdict: KEEP

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak


This is a kids book and is only about 40 pages! It’s also a classic of sorts and I have never read it and really want to.

Verdict: KEEP

The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

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This is another classic that I really want to get to. I have watched the movie a fair few times and really needs to get to the book!

Verdict: KEEP

In the After by Elisa Dane

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Abandoned by Elisa Dane


I’m putting both of these together as they are both by the same author and same genre These are contemporary romances and I don’t even why I put these books on my TBR when I don’t read these books really.

Verdict: DELETE

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor 


So I have read Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor and absolutely loved it! This series was on my radar before, but since reading Strange the Dreamer it is a lot higher on my TBR list!

Verdict: KEEP!

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This is a Historical Fiction book set in 1914 in England. This follows a girl called Poppy who is thrown into the front lines as a Voluntary Aid Detachment Nurse in the middle of World War 1. This book sounds so interesting and I am a huge fan of Historical Fiction and real want to read more of them!

Verdict: KEEP

World War Z by Max Brooks

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I own a copy of this book and it has been on my radar for a while, I just haven’t got around to it yet. This is such and interesting way to right a apocalyptic/post apocalyptic book and I really want to read it! I have considered listening to this book through Audiobook as I have seen it recommended a heap!

Verdict: KEEP

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

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I think the reason I haven’t started this book is, one its such a big series, two all the books in the series aren’t out yet and I do prefer to read all the books together if I can and three I have read ACOTAR and it didn’t blow me away as much as everyone says it will and I don’t want to get disappointed if this one is similar. Also a fair few people have issues with the romances in this series and also the lack of diversity. I do want to give this book a go for myself and I do own the first book. It’s just not really high on my priority list.

Verdict: KEEP

Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins


I have read Anna and the French Kiss and enjoyed it as an easy read between Fantasy series! So I do want to eventually get to this book. The first book was an easy and quick read and I will pick up this one when I need a book like that!

Verdict: KEEP

Well that is all for today! I only deleted 2 out of the 10, but this early in my TBR list is where I was starting to add all the popular books everyone was talking about and most of them are ones that I do want to pick up, just haven’t got to yet.

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