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2018 TBR Pile Reading Challenge

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CLICK ON THE BANNER TO JOIN THIS CHALLENGE

So glad to see Adam at Roof Beam Reader back hosting this challenge!

Here are the 12 titles I plan on reading in 2018. These are all books that have been collecting dust on my shelves (not e-shelves) for quite a while…

5 in French:

  1. Le voyage d’Octavio, by Miguel Bonnefoy

  2. Gaspard, Melchior & Balthazar, by Michel Tournier

  3. Vendredi ou les limbes du pacifique, by Michel Tournier

  4. La vie mode d’emploi, by Georges Pérec

  5. Ensemble, c’est tout, by Anna Gavalda

3 by or about French authors, but in translation:

6. The Most Beautiful Book in the World, by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
7. Total Chaos, by Jean-Claude Izzo
8. Looking for The Stranger, by Alice Kaplan

A classic:

9. The Bridge on the Drina, by Ivo Andric

2 by authors I enjoy a lot:

10. The Secret Lives of People in Love, by Simon Van Booy
11. Eventide, by Kent Haruf

New to me authors:
12. The Miniaturist, by Jessie Burton

Alternates:
13. Defy the Night, by Heather and Lydia Munn
14. Coffin Road, by Peter May

WILL YOU JOIN US IN THIS CHALLENGE?
WHAT TITLES OF YOUR TBR
ARE YOU PLANNING TO READ IN 2018?

 


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The top 11 books I plan to read in December 2017

Here are

The top 11 books I plan to read
in December!

This time, I’m presenting these titles through a video:

 

HAVE YOU READ
OR ARE YOU PLANNING TO READ
ANY OF THESE?
WHAT ARE YOUR READING PLANS FOR DECEMBER?

Top 10 Books to read in November 2017

Here are

The top 10 books I plan to read
in November!

 Click on the covers to know more

CURRENTLY READING

paradise-lost     Blackbird Fly

  Venetian Blood    Man of God

Paradise Lost
= half done!!! stuck…
Blackbird Fly
= translating it into French! almost done
Venetian Blood
= received for review
Man of God
= great book on Saint John of San Francisco
(Orthodox bishop)

READING NEXT

Taste of Paris   Chronicles of a Liquid Society

   One Sip at a Time    The Master Key  

Taste of Paris:
received for review.
I requested it, because I really enjoy the author
Chronicles of a Liquid Society:
I have loved so many books by this author.
Only one book reviewed here though
One Sip at a Time
= on tour at France Book Tours
The Master Key:
= a Japanese classic mystery, received for review

CURRENT AND NEXT AUDIOBOOKS

     Sous les vents de Neptune Dans les bois éternels

Sous les vents de Neptune
= persevering in the Fred Vargas series
The narrator of this one is un-be-lie-va-ble!
He is absolutely amazing at doing the Québécois accent!
Eiffel Tower Orange

HAVE YOU READ
OR ARE YOU PLANNING TO READ
ANY OF THESE?
WHAT ARE YOUR READING PLANS FOR NOVEMBER?

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