2013 Reading Challenge – TBR Pile Challenge
Here’s my second reading challenge for 2013.
TBR Pile Challenge.
I failed this last year, and you know how I hate to fail. This year, I’m determined to complete it.
For this challenge you have to read 12 novels in 2013 from your TBR Pile (physical pile, or just on your list). The great thing is that they have to have been on your list for more than a year (so have a published date of 2011 or before).
You also have to list the books NOW that you’re going to read (plus you can have 2 alternatives, if you really can’t get through any). Last year I went through my shelf and chose books that I physically had. This year, I want to add books that I’ve been meaning to read, I just haven’t bought yet (or borrowed from the library of course).
I didn’t read 4 of the 14 last year (including the alternatives). I’m not going to add all of them back on – 1 I realised was a sequel, and I’ve not read the first, and the other I’m not really interested in any more. I’ll add the other two though.
Here’s my list then. As I read and review, I’ll come back to this page and link to the review. In December I’ll (hopefully) do a review blog where I link them all again, and successfully complete the challenge for the year. My 14 books for this year are:
Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell (was on the 2012 list, but I never got to it)
A French Affair by Susan Lewis (ditto)
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
One Moment, One Morning by Sarah Rayner
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Build A Man by Talli Roland
Animal Farm by George Orwell
The Liar’s Lullaby by Meg Gardiner
and the 2 alternatives
Flash Forward by Robert J Sawyer
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games trilogy, book 2) by Suzanne Collins.
To be honest, I really want to read all of them, so you never know. I’m also doing the Mystery/Crime Reading Challenge, so a couple of these will work for both, which will be good.
Now, I really want to start on the list. My problem is… which first. Good luck to everyone else doing this challenge this year. I can’t wait to see what you’re reading.
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