Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tackling the TBR Week 36: Sept 22 - Sept 30, 2020


My TBR has been out of control for YEARS. Then in January of 2019 I started tracking weekly my true reading/acquiring habits, and voila! I have been able to keep on top of things a little bit better. I may never get below 1,000 books, but at least I won't be topping out over 5,000! When a book cover is linked, it goes to the review here on my blog.

I will be posting on the 7th, 14th, 21st, and the last day of the month. Feel free to join in if you'd like!

If a book is linked in the 'Books Read' section, you can click the cover to go to my review.


Previous Week's TBR Total: 3,123

Currently Reading

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Books Added to TBR

Books Removed from TBR: 14

Books Read

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Books DNF-ed


Duplicates Removed: 1

New TBR Total: 3,108

Finally had a moment to breathe and remove some books from my TBR that I am no longer interested in. I have to get progress moving in the right direction and this week I did it!

Any of these catch your eye? Have you already read any? Let me know!

Happy Reading!


State of the ARC #27

State of the ARC is a monthly feature hosted by Evelina at Avalinah's Books
I am temporarily hosting until she is able to get back into it. So, until then, thanks for joining me here! If you are new to the meme, you can check out the guidelines HERE.

Links go to my review. The majority of the ARCs I receive are through NetGalley. Some have come from publicists, or were offered to me from a publisher who specifically approved me for it on NetGalley; I will always note in the review how I acquired the ARC.

Currently Reading
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Finished, Review to Come
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Review or Feedback Sent
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When I first started blogging my monthly State of the ARC I felt like I was drowning in ARCs. My main goal was to get my NetGalley feedback ratio above 80% and thanks to this meme, I slowly but surely clawed my way up. At my highest I was at 97%. I am currently at 89%.

How are you doing with your ARC goals? Let's talk ARCs!

Happy Reading

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Special Feature: Eleanor Reads! September Edition


It will come as a surprise to literally no one that Eleanor and I have both done a pretty solid amount of reading when school closed in March due to COVID-19. School has started now, so our reading might slow a bit but it will never stop.

Each month I will share the chapter books we've read in that period. We've been reading chapter books since before Kindergarten and her attention span as a four year old was definitely something to brag about. Eleanor was born a reader and that makes my heart so, so happy.

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Do the kiddos in your life have an interest in any of these?

Happy Reading,
Eleanor and Sarah