This is the 10th year of Roof Beam Readers’ TBR Pile Challenge and the third time I’m giving it a go. In 2013 I read & reviewed 3 of 12 books and in 2018 I think I may have read one of the books on my list but there are no links to reviews. The third time is the charm, right?
The gist of the challenge is simple: commit to reading and reviewing 12 books that have been on your TBR (to be read) list for more than a year. You do not have to have a blog to participate — check out Adam’s sign-up post for details.
- Mary Stuart (1801) by Freidrich Schiller (German/play)
- Hobomok (1824) by Lydia Maria Child (American/fiction)
- The Warden (1855) by Anthony Trollope (English/fiction)
- How Green Was My Valley (1939) by Richard Llewellyn (Welsh/fiction)
- The Narrows (1953) by Ann Petry (American/fiction)
- The Dud Avocado (1958) by Elaine Dundy (American/fiction)
- Jane-Emily (1969) by Patricia Clapp (American/ghost story)
- People of the Book (2008) by Geraldine Brooks (Australian/historical fiction)
- Nobody Cries at Bingo (2011) by Dawn Dumont (Canadian/fiction)
- The Winter People (2014) by Jennifer McMahon (American/horror)
- A Head Full of Ghosts (2015) by Paul Tremblay (American/horror)
- In the Dark (2016) by Andreas Pflüger (German/thriller)
- A Master of Djinn (2021) by P. Djèlí Clark (American/fantasy)
- She Who Became the Sun (2021) Shelley Parker-Chan (Asian-Australian/historical fiction)
My track record with most reading challenges is not the best. Actually, it is horrendous, but I don’t think my high hopes for this year’s TBR Pile Challenge are delusional. Time will tell.
Now, to decide which one to read first! Any suggestions?
P.s. Robin and I plan to do a buddy read of The Warden in early March. Let me know if you’re interested in joining us.