Friday, November 21, 2014

Time To Face The Facts!

All right guys. Since 2015 is just around the corner, it's time for me to face the facts.

I have way to many books on my TBR shelf.

My issues..

1. I am almost wholly a cover buyer. & to be honest there are a lot of gorgeous books out there, that may not necesarily be good.

2. I buy more books than I have the time to read. & as these books add up, my TBR shelf keeps looking more and more daunting.

Those are just my main issues that are causing me to have such a giant TBR shelf. I currently have 189 physical copy books on my TBR shelf.. and that is just sad. I don't even want to count how many ebooks (via Kobo & Kindle & Aldiko) I own.. I know I own over 300 ebooks sooo...

So, I am going to go on a Book Buying Ban for all of 2015.

Since I realize that a whole year of not buying books is pretty much impossible, I made a few exceptions.

Exception #1: I am allowed to buy sequels to books that I have read.

2: Books Listed below (not sequels to books I have read) I will allow myself to buy since I need them..

Reawakened, The Girl At Midnight, An Ember In The Ashes, Dove Arising, Passenger, A Court Of Thorns & Roses, Red Queen, The Glass Arrow, The Witch Hunter, The Stars Never Rise, Court Of Fives, The Orphan Queen, Prudence, Six Of Crows, A Wicked Thing, Daughter Of The Dragon, Corrupt, The Wrath & The Dawn, The Waterfire Saga, Becoming Jinn, Frostfire, Bone Gap, The Sin Eaters Daughter, Magonia and maybe a few others but no more.

I think I can do this. It'll definitely help increase the amount of money I'll have in my pocket.

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  1. Wow, Robin, that's a big TBR shelf. I sympathize. Too many books, too little time. :)

  2. I get where you're coming from my own tbr pile is huge, though I wouldn't last 2 days with a ban over my head so all the luck! I hope it works for you :)

  3. Good luck with the ban! TBR piles grow so quickly, don't they?

  4. I am someone who also has a huge TBR at 1400 something books - and I really don't want it to get past the 1500 mark! So I have been busy reading, but I end up picking up a lot of books that aren't on my TBR as well. I hope you manage to narrow yours down as well. Like you, I am someone who doesn't read enough synopsises and looks at covers a lot... which never helps >< I think being allowed to buys sequels is good because well, cliffhangers would make it hard to stick to such an extreme ban ><

    I have about 100 on my physical to read shelf and a lot of ebooks. I might even join you ^^