Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books On My Summer TBR list

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Well, it isn’t summer here, so this will be my Winter TBR list. I found this through Anna at Anna’s Reading List. This is organised by the lovely ladies at The Broke and Bookish.

I have a huge, monstrous, gigantic TBR pile. Forget pile, it’s a mountain. Climbing that mountain gets more and more difficult the longer I exist, as I just keep buying more books! After the hauls of the past few weeks, my list has gone from 250+ to… oh heaven knows. So this winter break, I fully intend to get cracking on getting this list down.

At least this list will give me some accountability!

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Oh wow.

I’ve read Mrs Dalloway before, for year 11 English and I loathed it entirely. My good friend has told me to give it another chance and now I have no choice, as it is on next semester’s reading list for Modernism. Fan-bloody-tastic.

I really want to try another Bronte sister. I’ve read Jane Eyre many times. I have tried and failed to read Wuthering Heights on three occasions. I started The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and got distracted… Agnes Grey is short and apparently very good.

Gone Girl is a bandwagon I haven’t leapt on yet, so I am interested to see what all the fuss is about.

The Bell Jar and Fahrenheit 451 are books I feel I should have read, but have not.

Goodbye to All That will possibly make up part of my honours year next year. I’m hoping to focus on WWI Literature, unless I think of something else before that. I’m slightly tempted to change to study Robbie Burns… Not sure.

How It Feels is basically a book I bought very, very cheaply which is taking up a lot of space on my bookshelf.

I adore the Call the Midwife TV program, so the book will hopefully be right up my alley. I like nursing memoirs a lot!

My friend gave me Three Men in a Boat and as yet, I haven’t read it. I’ve heard all good things, so giving this one a read!

Georgian London: Into the Streets looks really interesting. I love learning more about London!

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6 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books On My Summer TBR list

  1. I read Gone Girl when it first came out… Before all the movie hype. I read Gillian Flynn’s other 2 novels first. She is a great writer. I will note though that I am looking forward to seeing the movie. I hope they do it justice! Read it, jump on the bandwagon… You won’t regret it!

  2. PS- I am a little ashamed to say, but I too thought I should read The Bell Jar because of it’s literary stance…. And omg, terrible decision. About 4 hours of my life I will never get back. Was so glad when it was over lol!

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