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2018 TBR Pile Reading Challenge

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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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2015 TBR Pile Reading Challenge

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I did miserably last year, 4/12, but I’m trying again this year, as one of my resolutions is to be even more picky when accepting books for tours or reviews. So that should leave me room for my TBR!

Here are the 12 titles I plan on reading. They need to have been published before 2014:

  1. Labyrinth, by Kate Mosse
  2. Vendredi ou les limbes du pacifique, by Michel Tournier
  3. Gaspard, Melchior & Balthazar, by Michel Tournier
  4. La vie mode d’emploi, by Georges Pérec
  5. Eventide, by Kent Haruf
  6. The Queen’s Lover
  7. The Bridge on the Drina
  8. The Illusion of Separateness
  9. The Poisoned Crown, by Maurice Druon
  10. In a Grove, by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
  11. The Woman in White
  12. The Awakening, by Chopin

Alternates:

  1. Stoner
  2. The Art Forger

 


2014 TBR Pile Reading Challenge

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I have so so many books on my TBR and TBL, 622 as of today, that I really need to do this challenge, though 12 books seem too low for me.

Here are the 12 titles I plan on reading. They need to have been published before 2013:

  1. The Light Between Oceans
  2. My Antonia
  3. Murder in Montmartre, by Cara Black
  4. Labyrinth, by Kate Mosse
  5. Vendredi ou les limbes du pacifique, by Michel Tournier
  6. Gaspard, Melchior & Balthazar, by Michel Tournier
  7. La vie mode d’emploi, by Georges Pérec
  8. Eventide, by Kent Haruf
  9. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce
  10. The Queen’s Lover
  11. The Crown, by Nancy Bilyeau
  12. The Bridge on the Drina

Alternates:

  1. Stoner
  2. The Shadow of the Wind = DNFed!

= only 4/12!


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