My TBR List

20 Books of Summer:

  1. The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina by Zoraida Cordova (read)
  2. The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson (read)
  3. The Scent of Burnt Flowers by Blitz Bazawule (reading)
  4. Haven by Emma Donoghue (ARC)
  5. The Fortunes of Jaded Women by Carolyn Huynh (ARC)
  6. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (TBR Challenge)
  7. The Secret Lives of Color by Kassia St. Clair (TBR and Nonfiction Challenge)
  8. The Dreamer by Pam Munoz Ryan (TBR Challenge/on my shelf)
  9. The River by Peter Heller (TBR Challenge)
  10. The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui (read)
  11. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh (classic)
  12. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck (classic)
  13. Passing by Nella Larsen (classic/on my shelf)
  14. O Jerusalem by Laurie R. King (next in series)
  15. Fevered Star by Rebecca Roanhorse (next in series)
  16. Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty (reading)
  17. How to Give Up Plastic by Will McCallum (Nature and Nonfiction Challenge)
  18. Don’t Overthink It by Anne Bogel (Nonfiction Challenge)
  19. The Pilot’s Daughter by Meredith Jaeger (historical fiction/on my shelf)
  20. Far Sector by N.K. Jemisin (graphic novel/on my shelf)

Advance Review Copies:

  • The Scent of Burnt Flowers by Blitz Bazawule (published June 28 by Random House)
  • Haven by Emma Donoghue (published August 23 by Little, Brown and Co.)
  • The Fortunes of Jaded Women by Carolyn Huynh (published September 6 by Atria Books)
  • Wise Gals by Nathalia Holt (published September 13 by Penguin Group Putnam Books)


  • The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
  • Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
  • Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
  • Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Of Human Bondage by M. Somerset Maugham

Fantasy/Science Fiction:

  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  • Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
  • Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
  • Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky
  • Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff

Next in Series:

  • Kingdom of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty
  • O Jerusalem by Laurie R. King
  • The Secret Place by Tana French
  • The Gentleman’s Gambit by Evie Dunmore
  • The Lord I Left by Scarlett Peckham
  • Miss Kopp Investigates by Amy Stewart
  • The Burning God by R.F. Kuang
  • Persepolis Rising by James S.A. Corey
  • Blood on the Water by Anne Perry
  • Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo
  • An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire
  • Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews
  • A Dragon of a Different Color by Rachel Aaron
  • The Devil in Music by Kate Ross

Books I Own: 

  • Quiet Girl in a Noisy World by Debbie Tung
  • The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna
  • Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
  • Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown by Jackie Speier
  • None So Blind by Alis Hawkins
  • Human Acts by Han Kang
  • Little Deaths by Emma Flint
  • Snap by Belinda Bauer
  • The Rebel Pirate by Donna Thorland
  • Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor


  8 comments for “My TBR List

  1. acasualreader
    October 2, 2010 at 9:51 pm

    I think you need to put Mockingjay at the top of your list! It was really a great read! I hope you enjoy it.

  2. acasualreader
    October 2, 2010 at 9:51 pm

    Oh and the Percy Jackson series it really good too. LOL

  3. December 29, 2010 at 11:19 am

    You will love ROOM.

    I have a review without spoilers on my blog, but I am sure you know the gist of the story. 🙂

  4. June 7, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    I keep seeing the Night Circus on various blogs. I guess I’m going to have to check it out. 🙂

  5. September 1, 2019 at 5:07 pm

    Have you read “The Ventriloquists” by E. R. Ramzipoor? It looks interesting.

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