It’s Monday again, and the only good thing about my Mondays is that I get to clean up my TBR. As always I ordered by TBR on Goodreads in reverse chronological order, and I skipped the books I have already decided to keep in my past posts. I then took a look at the next ten books and decided to keep them or delete them.
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
I feel like this is a right of passage book, and I’m totally ashamed I have not read it. I believe I’ve seen a few of the movies. I definitely need to read this series.
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
I’ve never read a book set in Alaska before, and like I said on my previous post I’m trying to expand my horizons. This book has pretty good ratings on Goodreads and has been talked about a lot on Bookstagram. I will give it a try.
The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
Many people on my Goodreads are saying this book should get more than five stars so I’m really intrigued. It reminds me of The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins which I also loved.
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
I must’ve been in one of those peppy/ inspirational moods when I added this to my TBR, but honestly now I’m rolling my eyes at it so…
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
I really liked the movie, and in my experience the book is always better. So I’m keeping this one, and I’ll just imagine Brad Pitt the whole time.
The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton
What an interesting and unique concept. People are born “gray and damned” and only with the help of a “belle” can they become beautiful.
Scythe by Neal Shusterman (Arc of a Scythe, #1)
This one is really famous amongst the bookstagrammer community and I see it everywhere. It has great reviews on Goodreads as well. I will definitely give it a try.
Wilder Girls by Rory Power
Such a pretty cover. Great reviews as well. This one is a keeper.
The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski
I recently found this book while reading Call it What You Want by Brigid Kemmerer. In her book one of the main characters talks about enjoying books like Harry Potter, An Ember in the Ashes and he also mentioned this one. It looks like there are several of these books out and I’m very behind the times.
The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t With Her Mind by Jackson Ford
I may or may not have added this book to my TBR solely because of the cover. It has mixed reviews and it doesn’t have a lot of them, so I might just wait until there is a more solid opinion on this one. I’m being very selective of what I keep on my TBR lately, and this one is not covering it.
This time I only deleted two out of ten books, which can only mean I’m getting really good at only adding books I will actually read to my TBR. Would you have done anything different?
2 thoughts on “Monday Cleaning Day”
Please please please please read Percy Jackson! It was the one series that got me into reading! 🌺
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I definitely will!