Tell Me Something Tuesday [1]

Posted January 16, 2018 by Kim in Tell Me Something Tuesday / 13 Comments

Tell Me Something Tuesday

It’s a new year and that makes it the perfect time to shake things up a little. I recently found this weekly meme and it intrigued me enough that I thought I’d give it a try. I can’t promise I’ll participate every week because sometimes I have a tough time coming up with something to say for every prompt for a meme like this. Still, I thought it’d be fun for something a little different.

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a discussion post/meme with a new topic each week. What do you say we take a look at this week’s topic?

What books or series that are languishing in your TBR are you finally going to try this year?

Oooooh boy, this is a doozy of a topic for my first TMST post. Like literally every other reader or blogger I know, I totally struggle with my TBR. My eyes are often bigger than my reading time, so I pretty much always feel like I’m drowning in books. Do I stop buying or accepting for review, though? Please. Let’s not be ridiculous. 😉

I know I’m supposed to talk about the TBR books/series I’m going to read this year, but … that’s a long list. If you don’t believe me, just look at my Want to Read shelf on Goodreads. That’s not a wishlist, folks. Those are the books I actually own that are just waiting to be read. Obviously I’m never going to get around to reading them all, but I’m trying to make at least a little bit of a dent this year. That’s part of the reason I decided to host the Tackle My TBR Challenge this year. I’ve also created a new TBR jar and put a reasonable number of titles in it. (And I’ve already pulled three from it AND read them!)

As far as the individual books go, here’s a very small sampling of a few I’d like to get around to reading this year. (They’re all in my TBR jar, too!) Each of these is either a) a book by an author I love, b) a book EVERYONE (ok, not really…) tells me I need to read, or c) both. And this doesn’t even include those pesky series I still need to finish.

Twelve TBR Books

Day of the Duchess | 180 Seconds | Damaged Like Us | The Hate U Give | GripMarrying Winterborne | The Impossible Vastness of Us | Royally Screwed | Sleepless in Manhattan | Tell Me Three Things | The Perils of PleasureBright Side

Have you read any of my “must read” TBR titles for 2018? What’d you think?

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Is your TBR totally out of control?
Are you trying to conquer it this year?

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13 responses to “Tell Me Something Tuesday [1]

    • Kim

      I’m honestly embarrassed to admit to not having read THUG yet. I do love this series of Sarah’s, even though I came into it late. Her books make me happy.

  1. This is a great list!! Sleepless in Manhattan is fantastic. Definitely need to read that one!! I finally read Bright Side this past year and enjoyed it. Tell Me Three Things is wonderful! I need to read The Hate U Give this year and Grip.
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    • Kim

      Confession: I’m not sure I am mentally ready for Bright Side. I suspect it’s the type of book that will totally destroy me, even though I intentionally spoiled the ending for myself. I have to be in the right mood for a read like that.

    • Kim

      I’m glad I’m not the only one who hasn’t read it yet! Sometimes it feels like it. I’ve heard great things about both The Hate U Give and Tell Me Three Things. I’m excited to get around to them.

    • Kim

      I know I’m not the only one. It’s just hard to keep up, especially when you discover a new author and decide to tackle their backlist. I’m really looking forward to Marrying Winterborne. I might start the audio of that one, soon.

  2. Thanks for participanting in TMST. Sorry I didn’t get here yesterday. You have some great ones on your list. I have heard wonderful things about Tell Me Three Things, I have a copy myself that needs to be read. Ahh… Will we ever catch up?