Twelve Books in My TBR Pile that I’ve Been Meaning to Read for a While

How about a fun post today? As much as I’m grateful for writing last week’s tribute to the late Ursula K. Le Guin, I feel the need to do something lighter this week. Oddly enough, I know which topic to choose. Three of my book-blogger friends (Mogsy @ Bibliosanctum, Nandini @ Unputdownable Books, and Zezee @ Zezee With Books) recently posted Top Ten Tuesday posts featuring ten books that have been in their TBR piles for a while. I enjoyed reading their lists so much that I decided to do my own – and go figure, I came up with twelve books instead. 😉

So, in alphabetical order, here are the twelve books that have been waiting longest for me to read them. Let’s start with…

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Stacking The Shelves: Volume 1 – Full of Magic and History


Welcome to the first edition – er, volume – of Stacking the Shelves here at the blog! If you follow me at Facebook or Twitter, you may have noticed that I’ve started sharing photos of recently purchased or acquired books. Now I’m extending that sharing to the blog and officially joining in on the Stacking The Shelves fun that other writing and book review blogs are having. 😀

A quick history and explanation of Stacking The Shelves: Tynga’s Reviews began hosting this meme in 2012 as a way for avid readers to share their enthusiasm about their most recent book acquisitions. It doesn’t matter whether the books were purchased, received for review, borrowed from a friend or the library, or won through a giveaway – they’re all game for Stacking The Shelves. Bloggers may also share a photo(s) of the books and explain why they’re interested in reading each one.

I’ll post a new Stacking The Shelves whenever I’ve collected three or four new titles (either newly published or “new” to me but published some time ago). Many blogs post this meme once a week, but I don’t accumulate books that quickly – especially with my to-read pile still miles high! So, let’s call it “periodical” for now.

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