It’s been a while since I’ve jumped into Booking Through Thursday, but I’m playing along this week! Here’s the challenge:
“So here today I present to you an Unread Books Challenge. Give me the list or take a picture of all the books you have stacked on your bedside table, hidden under the bed or standing in your shelf — the books you have not read, but keep meaning to. The books that begin to weigh on your mind. The books that make you cover your ears in conversation and say, ‘No! Don’t give me another book to read! I can’t finish the ones I have!’ “
I feel moderately okay just posting almost all of my new bookcase because the vast majority of the books there are unread! When I was setting up my shelves two weeks ago, I placed pretty much everything I’d read on the very top shelf. A few of those mass market paperbacks haven’t been flipped through yet, but I have them organized — and know just which ones they are!
In the center, the only books I’ve read are four of the five Megan McCafferty books — the Jessica Darling series — seen in just about the very center of that shelf. What else do I have there? Well, just because I love lists and can’t stand to pass up the opportunity to make one, let’s take a walk through my bookcase . . .
Select Unread Books from Meg’s Bookcase
1. Robyn Sisman, Summer In The City
2. Jennifer Donnelly, A Northern Light
3. Liz Tuccillo, How To Be Single
4. Ann Brashares, 3 Willows: The Sisterhood Continues
5. Carrie Adams, The Stepmother
6. Anna Quindlen, Rise And Shine
7. Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
8. Andrea Levy, Small Island
9. Geraldine Brooks, People Of The Book
10. John Green, Paper Towns
11. Meg Cabot, Airhead
12. Meg Cabot, She Went All The Way
13. Lisa McMann, Wake
14. Jhumpa Lahiri, Unaccustomed Earth
15. Barbara Delinsky, For My Daughters
16. E. Lockhart, The Boyfriend List
17. Cecelia Ahern, If They Could See Me Now
18. Sydney Salter, My Big Nose And Other Natural Disasters
19. Laurie Halse Anderson, Wintergirls
20. Linda Gerber, Death By Bikini
21. Jane Porter, The Frog Prince
22. Meg Waite Clayton, The Wednesday Sisters
23. Jane Dawkins, Letters From Pemberley
24. Pamela Aiden, An Assembly Such As This: A Novel of Fitzwilliam Darcy
25. Adriana Trigiani, Very Valentine
I could continue on, but I’m starting to stress myself out! So many fantastic books I’ve been meaning to get to forever, but I never seem to have the time to grab them. I’m hoping to pick up my reading speed in the very near future . . . we’ll see. Until then, I’ll savor what I’ve got while it’s in my hot little hands!
I’m wrapping up The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer tonight — and my (rave) review should be posted tomorrow! Then it’s on to finish Mr. Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grange and Meg Cabot’s Size 12 Is Not Fat. I actually have about 100 pages of each read . . . I’ve started this annoying habit of getting halfway through a book and then deciding to start another. I guess I should work on that, too!
12 thoughts on “Booking Through Thursday: The rest are still… unread”
Wow, the only one of those books I’ve read is Little Women! But I’ve got People of the Book on my TBR list for this year. And after reading your list, I’ve got a few more titles to add to my own!
I get halfway through and start another one too LOL If I had all my books on a shelf, that’s about what it would look like!
stop making me feel guilty about my mount tbr. i am away on vacation and can’t bear to think about the pile of books i have waiting for me. i brought a bunch with me and finished a few…
i’ll deal with the mountain when i get home.
Oooh, Paper Towns! You have some excellent reading ahead of you. I try to avoid thinking about my tbr pile as it does stress me out. Ah well, at least we won’t run out of things to read anytime soon 😛
Other than Little Women, I don’t know much about others!
Here is my BTT post!
I loved Little Women!
I read People of the Book only because some left it someplace for a month and I thought I’d return it for them since it was a library book. It was mildly disturbing but well written.
Ah, yes, my TBR pile stresses me out too! I try not to think about it too much. It’s just overload, so many books I really want to read.
Little Women was my first true chapter book! Lots of sentimental value there. You have a few other good ones ahead of you, although I haven’t heard of most of your books!
You’re right, there are a lot of fantastic books in there. My TBR pile doesn’t stress me out, but deadlines do from time to time.
Good list, with lots of good reads. I am never just reading one book. Usually one or two paper and one audio. Does that mean we have book ADD?
I have picked up that habit as well. I feel like I constantly have ore than one book going now.
You’ve got tons of great books just waiting to be opened!!! But my shelves could say thte same thing to me!!! 🙂
I recognize many of these titles – we have very similar tasts! 😉 I have “The Wednesday Sisters” to read too, but I always end up reading something else. And Airhead, and Wintergirls, and… well I could continue but it would be long!
I’m so curious to hear your thoughts on the 3 last books you’re reading now; especially Mr. Darcy, Vampyre!
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