June TBR Pile

I have made myself a promise that I can not buy any books in the next month. I am quickly drowning in books (thankfully as I discussed earlier this week many of them are digital). In all honesty it is a slightly Lord of the Rings moment picture me as I crouch in my cave, aka house, and pet my books while muttering my precious. I own 5 bookshelves that contain only books I have not read and another two that are a mix of things I need to read and informational books I use as needed (figured out how to re-grout my floors last weekend). I am a fairly avid and eclectic reader picking up everything from sci-fi to memoirs and even the occasional romance novel. Of course #cockygate had me purchasing a slew of cocky books in the wee hours of the night. We won’t start discussing books I have seen and said of I need to read that soon; as the books I own and need to read is already over a thousand when you count ebooks. My own promise is I will try to get through as many books as possible and if it fails to catch my attention by page 50 I will be giving it to the local literary agency/bookstore. Don’t force something you don’t love. I honestly don’t believe my TBR pile will ever shrink by much but this way I have an excellent excuse to visit some of my favorite bookstores in July Florida

  • The Woodcutter by Kate Danley
  • The Jewel by Amy Ewing
  • Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll
  • Gulag by Anne Applebaum
  • Olivia Twist by Lorie Langdon
  • Five Presidents by Clint Hill
  • The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
  • Home Sweet Home by April Smith
  • Tooth and Nail by Sara Lunsford
  • Scandal Above Stairs by Jennifer Ashley (ARC from First to Read)
  • I See Life Through Rose-Colored Glasses by Lisa Scottoline; Francesca Serritella (ARC from Netgalley)
  • Extinction Point by Paul Anthony Jones
  • Extinction point Exodus by Paul Anthony Jones
  • Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen by Sarah Bird (ARC from Netgalley)
  • The Carriage House by Louisa Hall
  • White Like Her: My Family’s Story of Race and Racial Passing by Gail Lukasik
  • Children of Nazis: The Sons and Daughter of Himmler, Goring, Hoss, Mengele, and Others– Living with a Father’s Monstrous Legacy by Tania Crasnianski
  • Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen


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