My tbr managed to sneak up over 600 books again and action was taken!!! So I am setting myself a tough challenge-to get that tbr from 612 as it stands today, down to 500 books by December 31st. Yes it is an impossible sounding task but not everything on the tbr is full length reading-there are short stories, novellas and novels to be devoured! Even if I don't get to the target, I'll be pleased if I get close. It would be the first time in 5 years that my tbr was 500 or less! My updates on my progress won't be weekly, just whenever I have something to report! Anyone who wants to try and reduce their tbr is welcome to post on my update posts about their progress!
FYI: A few people have asked why the number of books I've reduced the pile by in the post title does not match the number of books I mention in the actual blog post. Simple really, I'm still adding new books to the tbr each week, and a few are rereads.
YAAAASSSSS! I hit my 500 target this week and I'm a happy bunny! Yeah I know, it sounds weird to be celebrating the fact that you still have 500 unread books in your house and on your ereaders but I'm so happy I could sing! In September 2014 my tbr was getting very close to 1000 so I've pretty much halved that in a year which I'm very pleased about! So what next? Hmmm, I was thinking about trying to reach 450 by the end of the year but I'm not setting that in stone. I'll just continue with the countdown each week or two to stay motivated to reducing the numbers.
How are you guys getting on with reading challenges?
Keith C Blackmore-Safari
Jody Duncan-Making of The Lost World, Jurassic Park 2
Steve Bell-Seven Summits
Reed Timmer-Into the Storm
Jennifer Chiaverini-The Quilter's Kitchen