Today’s prompt is “Ten Books That’ve Been Sitting On Your Shelf Since Before You Were Blogging.” Because all of my physical books that were from before blogging are on my shelf at home, I’m just going to refer to books on Goodreads that’ve been on my TBR since before blogging. Okay? Okay. Lessgo.
Princess Bride by William Goldman
Added Feb. 25, 2010
Truth be told, I’ve only seen this movie once years ago, and I only remember parts of it. But it’s a classic, am I right? I really want to watch it again, but I also really want to read the book first. Considering it’s been on my TBR for over six years now, I probably should take action.
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Added Apr. 21, 2013
This is a book that I know I’d love. I haven’t ever seen the movie (again, waiting the read the book), but the setting and the plot and the reviews…everything points to a book that Carlisa would love. Now only if I could get my brain past the 1,000+ page count and just dive in.
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
Added Nov. 9, 2013
Haha, I think there’s a pattern here. I first heard about the movie adaptation. Or I guess they’re kind of episodes? Anyway, I heard they’re fantastic. But there’s a book! And it’s Victorian, which I love. I know that I’d love it. Someone just motivate me.
Elantris by Brandon Sanderson
Added Mar. 10, 2014
This was probably after I read Mistborn. *Goes to check timing.* LOL YEP. I finished the first Mistborn book on March 10, 2014 and then added a bunch of Sanderson books, this being one of them. Since then, I’ve read the rest of the original Mistborn trilogy and the Reckoners trilogy. I need to get into Sanderson’s older stuff, though!
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find The by J.K. Rowling
Added May 15, 2014
One of my friends gave me the three-pack set of books that Rowling wrote for charity: Fantastic Beasts, Quidditch through the Ages, and The Tales of Beedle and Bard. Which was an awesome present. I read Beedle and Bard pretty soon after this, I think, but I’ve yet to read the other two! I’m thinking I’ll read all three and do a review before the new FB movie comes out!
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
Added June 1, 2014
I actually don’t know much about this book, plot-wise. I know it’s bookish, and I just have a feeling that I’d love it. Does that ever happen to you? Like I wouldn’t be able to tell you anything about the summary, but I just feel like I’d love it.
The Archived by Victoria Schwab
Added June 28, 2014
One of my friends from high school read and enjoyed this a while ago, and it was the first time I’d heard of VE Schwab. Now I see her all over the book blogoverse. I’ve only read ADSOM by her, but this is one that I want to give a try!
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Added Aug. 24, 2014
So many people love this book. And I usually love historical fiction, so I really don’t know what’s held me back from reading this one! Soon (hopefully)!
I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
Added Sep. 14, 2014
The Book Thief is one of my all-time favorite books forever and always. So I don’t know why I haven’t tried Zusak’s other books. I think I’m kind of afraid I won’t love them like I love TBT. Alas, I will someday try.
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Added Nov. 19, 2014
This is one of those classics that, as an English major, I feel like I should’ve read by now. That’s all I really have to say about that.
Have you read any of the books on my list? Should I move them up on my own TBR?? Let me know in the comments! And link up your own TTT posts!