TTT- My Spring TBR (Books I Own)

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. “It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.”

At this point I think most of you know just how terrible I am at following TBRs!! I thought if I made this TBR include only books that I already own there might be a better chance that I will get to most of them.

The Boat People by Sharon Bala

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I am hoping to read more books written by Canadians, and The Boat People sounds like a book that will be eye-opening and important. It is about Sri Lankan Tamil refugees coming to Canada. The reviews have been excellent, and this book is a high priority for me!

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

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I have only heard good things about Dark Matter and Blake Crouch’s writing! This book sounds like it is right in my wheel house and I am really excited that to read it.

China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan

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I read the first book in this series, Crazy Rich Asians, in February and I was surprised by how much I enjoyed. I am curious to see where the story goes in the second book! I miss these characters and their antics!

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

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I have a confession- I did not love The Nightingale as much as it seems everyone else did. I think I have just read so much WWII fiction that it did not stand out for me and was overhyped. I do want to try reading another one her books. The Great Alone is set in Alaska after the Vietnam war, which is definitely not like anything I have read before. I have high hopes for this one!

Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

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Whenever someone talks about their favourite classics I always see Rebecca mentioned! This book is so highly praised and I want to see for myself if it is as good as everyone says that it is. The story definitely sounds intriguing and I would love to fall in love with a new classic.

The Lost Girls by Jennifer Baggett, Holly Corbett, Amanda Pressner

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The Lost Girls is one of my IRL friend’s favourite novels and I want to read it asap so that I can talk to her about it. She is one of the only people that I know in real life who also enjoys reading so I always try to read the books that she recommends. I have never heard of this book before she mentioned it and I think that is so great!

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

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An American Marriage is Oprah’s latest book club pick and I normally trust her judgment! I listened to a podcast talking about this book and it intrigued me even more. I have seen a lot of stellar reviews for it and I think it is something that I am going to enjoy.

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

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I bought this book on Book Outlet back in December, and I have been meaning to read it ever since. There used to be a lot of buzz for this book but I do not hear a lot about these days. A lot of reviewers that I trust rated this book highly!

Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut

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I have only read Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut but I really enjoyed it. I saw this short story collection at Value Village in perfect condition and I was excited! I have heard nothing about Welcome to the Monkey House but the reviews on Goodreads are excellent. I am going to a wedding out of town this weekend and I think this will be a good book to read on the plane.

Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

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This is almost laughable because this book has been on every one of my seasonal TBR’s since I started blogging last May!! The third book, Obsidio, was released this month so now I have no excuse. I need to finally read this!

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I am so terrible at following TBRs but I love reading other peoples’ TBRs! Please leave me a link to your TTT in the comments!

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49 thoughts on “TTT- My Spring TBR (Books I Own)

  1. Great list! I haven’t heard of it it, but The Boat People sounds very interesting, and it has a really gorgeous cover. I’ve been seeing Kristen Hannah’s books all over lately. I really need to read one of them. I hope you end up enjoying this one better! I’ve been meaning to read Rebecca, too!! It sounds super intriguing to me, and everyone I know who has read it, loves it. ☺️

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  2. I am literally just focusing on the books I already own as well. I feel so guilty when I buy a new book when I have loads just sitting around, so this year I’m limiting myself to the books I buy and am focusing on what I already have. Love seeing Gemina on this list and I hope you enjoy that thrilling ride.

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  3. First off that’s a very smart idea of making a tbr of books you own… I need to do that ha! Second we are both on the same brainwave because I want to start reading more Canadian literature too! That’s all I’ve been thinking about recently; one of my co-workers is really big into Canadian books and she inspires me!

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  4. I’m very intrigued about Dark Matter! The premise sounds amazing, so I hope it’ll live up to those expectations! I also have Gemina and Bone Gap on my TBR, so I hope you’ll enjoy both books😊.

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  5. I loved Dark Matter! In fact, it’s a book I really want to re-read. It’s an amazing read — I hope you love it! I also really loved The Great Alone — it’s beautiful and emotional and such a rich story. Enjoy your spring reads!

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