March 14, 2017

Spring TBR

Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic is books on my Spring TBR. Now, let's be real for a minute. I'm not going to get to read any of these books. Starting March 31, I will be in 6 hours of grad school. If I can't manage to read now, there's no way I'm going to be able to read then.

So here's how I'm going to play this. It's going to be a pretend TBR. IF I actually had time to read books this spring, this is what I would read. This has the danger of being incredibly depressing for me, but let's give it a go.

The Reader

The Reader by Traci Chee - This book has been on my radar since it came out. It has a massive hold list at the library, so I'm waiting my turn. Now it's also on the Sequoyah Award list for next year, so it just got bumped up my priority list.

The Women in the Castle

The Women In the Castle by Jessica Shattuck - This book keeps cropping up. I read about it online, then I read about it in Publisher's Weekly, then I heard about it on a podcast. This is the sign of three. When a book turns up 3 times in my life in short succession, then it's time to boost it up my priority list.

The Nest

The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney - Look at that cover. Doesn't that just scream Spring Read to you? It does to me.

Rich and Pretty

Rich and Pretty by Rumaan Alam - Same with this one. I admit it, I'm a cover slut.

The Mercy of the Sky

The Mercy of the Sky: The Story of a Tornado by Holly Bailey - Because spring time is tornado time. At the risk of scaring myself to death with tornado horror stories, I like to read tornado books in spring.

As if!

As If!: The Oral History of Clueless as Told by Amy Heckerling and the Cast And Crew by Jen Chaney - I love Clueless. It's fluffy and silly and so great. This is perfect spring reading.

Ok, I am really struggling here. I realize I am not going to read any of these books, but I'm going through my 202 books on my To-Read list on Goodreads, and I want to read them all!!! I am having trouble choosing. Whine over. Back to picking my fake TBR.

China Rich Girlfriend

China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan - I loved the first on in the series and Spring would be the perfect time to read more fluffy stuff about the ultra rich in Shanghai.

Still Life

Still Life by Louise Penny - A mystery is what's missing on this list! I have heard amazing things about this series, and I want to read it so bad. I even own this first one.


Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond - This book won some awards last year, and I've wanted to read it since it came out. I love social science like this. And a non-fiction book would be a nice addition to this list.

History is All You Left Me

History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera - Here is another Sequoyah book for next year. Donalyn Miller, who is a huge name in children's literature and teaching reading, recommended it also. It's huge on booktube also. Rule of three.

What do you have planned for your Spring reading list?