TBR Lows and Highs #17

TBR Lows and Highs


  • Link back to the original post at Howling Libraries
  • Sort your Goodreads TBR shelf by date added, ascending
  • Find 5-10 (or more, if you feel ambitious!) titles to purge from your TBR (the “lows”)
    • ALTERNATIVE OPTION: Find 5+ titles that are at the BOTTOM of your TBR—books you want to read someday, just not right now!
  • Post those 5 books in the list, with a brief explanation
  • Next, sort your Goodreads TBR shelf by date added, descending
  • List the last 5 (or more!) books you added to your TBR, with a synopsis or your brief summary of why you added it (the “highs”)

The Lows – Books to be Purged

  1. Tower of Dawn (Throne of Glass, #6) by Sarah J Maas – Removing this one until I get closer to actually reading it.
  2. The Prince (A Wicked Trilogy, #3.5; 1001 Dark Nights, #85) by Jennifer L Armentrout
  3. Neverwake (Dreamfall #2) by Amy Plum – I will decide if I re-add this one once I’ve read the first book.
  4. Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda
  5. When Day Breaks (KGI, #9) by Maya Banks


The Highs – Can’t Wait to Read!


  1. Before She Knew Him by Peter Swanson
  2. An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  3. Crown of Feathers (Crown of Feathers, #1) by Nicki Pau Preto
  4. Sebastian and the Troll by Fredrik Backman
  5. The Notebook(The Notebook, #1) by Nicholas Sparks
  6. Into the Drowning Deep(Rolling in the Deep, #1) by Mira Grant
  7. Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren
  8. Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl
  9. Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett
  10. Waisted by Susan Randy Meyers

Are there any books on my lows list that I should reconsider? Let me know in the comments!


Goodreads TBR Count: 794



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