Taming my TBR

Taming My TBR: Part 03

Taming my TBR

We’re back for another biweekly installment of Taming my TBR, in which I look at my ever growing list of books I want and try and narrow it down just a bit. Last week we ended up keeping all the books, as well as adding seven others, bringing out list total up to 248. I feel like as long as I can keep it under 300 I’ll be fine.

It’s day six of quarantine, and besides the occasional restless bouts, I’m sort of loving this. Being a homebody introvert has it’s upsides in times like these. Also my cat is confused, but loving how much more together time we are getting.

But I digress!

*bows with a flourish*

 

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Top Ten Tuesday

Villains I Love (& Sometimes Love to Hate)

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This week was a freebie, so of course it’s riddled with Tamora Pierce, Draco Malfoy, and DINOSAURS. We’re talking villians and antagonists today, ladies and gentlebeans, those delightful foils that we love and hate and without, wouldn’t have a good story to devour.

Also it hasn’t stopped snowing for over 12 hours. This time last week it was near 80 degrees. California is a strange place in so many ways. *hugs her state* but I love you.

 

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Top Ten Tuesday

Books to Look for in Spring 2020

 

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Spring made it’s unsolicited arrival in February this year, forcing us to deal with seventy plus degree weather and general confusion when we should be battling out way through wind driven rain and snow flurries. And with it brought a flood of Spring book announcements, many of which I will take well passed Spring to get to.

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Top Ten Tuesday

Authors & Their Social Media

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Social Media, that thing I avoid even though lots of sources tell me I should be on them making a name for myself. Except that they are all sort cesspools of gross sometimes and I have enough of that in my life I don’t need more thank you very much. But there are stars in the darkness, after all, and authors and artists tend to be just that, in more ways then one. So if I had a twitter account, here are the people I would follow first.

 

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Taming my TBR

Taming my TBR: Part 2

Taming my TBR

Hello word birds, it’s time for another edition of my new series, in which I systematically destroy my TBR list in an attempt to get it under control. This week our five books feature (as promised) lesbian nuns, Gentleman Jack, poetry, ghosts, and a book so popular that I’m sort of ashamed that I haven’t gotten around to reading it yet.

*points blade towards the dawn*

Onward!

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Top Ten Tuesday

Books with One Word Titles

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The subject for this TTT felt too easy. I want a bit of a challenge at least, something to get creative with. One word titles? How can I riff on that? Where can I take such a simple prompt? Certainly not to Bora Bora or a roller derby game like a couple weeks ago.

Oh well, maybe I should be thankful for an easy topic and move on.

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EDIT: So! I just realized there have been a ton of comments I didn’t see and/or approve because I didn’t understand how WordPress’s notifications systems work. I’m so sorry to anyone I haven’t replied to or approved, it wasn’t you! It was me expecting email notifications for every comment! Sorry again, I love you all, thanks for checking out my blog.

 

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Top Ten Tuesday

Characters I’d Follow On Social Media

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Spoiler: I’m not on social media. There’s so much toxicity that I chose just to stay in my little corner of the interwebs with you nice people and I’m completely fine with that. On occasion I’ve entertained the idea of signing up for Twitter or Instagram for the sole purpose of following a lot of authors, musicians, and actors, but then I remember the world is a dark, ugly place, and even the most carefully curated “following” list is bound to cast a shadow at times.

It’s been a long winter, and I am rather tired of shadows.

But in a fictional world full of fictional people, what would it be like to follow some of my favorite heroes and villains online? Probably awesome, right? Let’s find out.

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