BookTubeAThon 2018 TBR

BOOKTUBEATHON 2018 TBR
Finally the BookTubeAThon is here again! I’ve been anticipating this all year, and I’m very excited to try out these new challenges. I had a pretty successful challenge last year, and I hope that this year I’ll actually be able to finish 7 books in 7 days. It seems like a crazy goal, but I think I’m up for the challenge. I am going to be sensible though. If I only have 7 days to finish 7 books, I’m not going to pick an 800 page book to read. The smaller the better is what I’m aiming for.

Here are the 7 books I want to read:
1. A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf (Let a coin toss decide your first read).
2. Nostalgia by M. G. Vassanji (Let a coin toss decide your first read).
3. In the Skin of a Lion by Michael Ondaatje (Read seven books).
4. Ariel by Sylvia Plath (Read a book with green on the cover/read a book while wearing the same hat the whole time).
5. This I Know by Terry O’Reilly (Read a book about something you want to do).
6. Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chobsky (Read and watch a book to movie adaptation).
7. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (Read a book with a beautiful spine).

I love the challenges for this readathon. I like how there’s nothing I’ve seen before in a reading challenge. One thing I know for sure is that I can’t read a book with a hat on the whole time without looking like a complete fool. I decided to pair that challenge with a smaller book so I can read outside and not look strange to my friends and family. I chose to do a mix of books I have read, and haven’t read, because I wanted a bit of variety in my reading for the week. Additionally, some of these books I haven’t read since I was 16 or 17, and I want to see if they are still as good as I remember.

Are you planning on participating in the readathon? If you are, what are you planning on reading?

Follow me on Bloglovin’, Goodreads, Instagram, and Pinterest.

July TBR 2018

July 2018 TBR
After a somewhat successful reading month in June, I wanted to continue that into July. I decided I wanted to revisit one of my favourite novels, like Pride and Prejudice, and of course, read some books I haven’t yet. I think my goal for this month is to read as many books as I can. If I’m not mistaken, the BookTubeAthon is in July, and I know there will be a week of nonstop reading for me coming up ahead. So, I’m definitely keeping this in mind with my reading pile for the month. Whatever the prompts are for the readathon, I may have to change, or add, the books I’ll read, but we’ll see what happens! Continue reading July TBR 2018

May 2018 TBR

MAY_2018_TBR
I can’t believe it’s already May! I felt like winter lasted so long that it can’t possibly be May. However, after the longest winter it’s finally here, and with it comes a new TBR pile for me to conquer. April was a good month of reading for me, so I want to continue that into May. But, instead of having just a traditional TBR, I am including a little twist.

Here is what I want to read in May:
Mexico by Josh Barkan
The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang
– A Room with a View by E. M. Forster

It may seem like I have an incredibly small TBR for May, but I have a very good reason. I’ll be doing the Read a Chapter tag, and will be picking 2-3 of my favourite books from the tag to include within the TBR. I’ll be posting the Read a Chapter tag sometime next week. It will include how the tag went, and my first impressions of the books I read. So this small TBR might grow to double it’s size by next week. Hopefully the tag turns out well!

What are you planning to read this month? Let me know in the comments.

Follow me on Bloglovin’, Goodreads, Instagram, and Pinterest.

April TBR 2018

April TBR 2018
It’s April, so I have another TBR pile to share. March was a good month for reading, but I definitely didn’t finish all the books I wanted to read. March was also a month where I found myself reading less than I usually do. There were a few days where I didn’t read at all. I’m not sure why, but I just didn’t feel like reading some days. So, this is why there are a few repeats on my TBR from previous months.
Continue reading April TBR 2018

February TBR and January Wrap-Up

February TBR 2018

I’m really happy with my reading habits so far this year. At this point last year, I felt overwhelmed by my reading goals, that I didn’t know if I was going to actually complete them. However, now I feel very accomplished in my reading, and I feel satisfied. I’m giving the books I’m reading the time they deserve. Since I’ve been reading like this, I was able to read 3 really large books this month. I’m so happy about that.
Continue reading February TBR and January Wrap-Up

10 Books I Want to Read in 2018

10 BOOKS I WANT TO READ IN 2018
When it comes to reading, I always have a difficult time picking what book I want to read next. Since I have an extensive book collection, over 300 books, I have an overwhelming amount of choice. While looking at my personal library, I looked at all the books I haven’t read, and thought why haven’t I read them yet. Some of the books I’ve been wanting to read for years, but I never read them because new releases came out, or I decided on something else. Continue reading 10 Books I Want to Read in 2018

October TBR and September Wrap-Up

Processed with VSCO with hb2 presetNow that it’s the final 3 months of the year, I have to really focus on my reading challenge. So far, I have read 40 of the 60 books I wanted to read in 2017. I still have to read 20 before the year ends. I don’t have a lot of time, so I’m making it my mission to read as much as I can these next few months. If I can read 6 to 7 books per month, I’ll be able to meet my goal. So let’s hope I can do this!

Continue reading October TBR and September Wrap-Up