February 28, 2013

What's In My TBR Pile?

Since I didn't yet manage to finish the book I wanted to review today, I've instead decided to devote this space to a booklist, since I don't do very many of those. And today's booklist theme is What's in Sarah's TBR Pile Right Now? Call it a random sampling of stuff I want to read in the coming months/year. Not counted in the list: stuff I'm in the middle of reading. And yes, some of you will no doubt see books you've sent and/or lent and think, Jeez, you haven't read it yet?? The answer is clearly no...
  • Seraphina by Rachel Hartman (Cybils SFF Teen winner; found at library) 
  • Paper Valentines by Brenna Yovanoff (a random fantasy find from the library) 
  • Gadget Girl by Suzanne Kamata (multicultural YA w/biracial protag) 
  • Bad Girls by Jane Yolen et al. (nonfiction graphic novel profiling infamous ladies of history) 
  • Under Shifting Glass by Nicky Singer (YA randomly sent to me by Chronicle) 
  • The Golden Shore by David Helvarg (history of California's coastline lent to me by Colleen) 
  • You Are Free by Danzy Senna (literary short stories by biracial author) 
  • The Unnaturalists by Tiffany Trent (has a super awesome steampunk cover) 
  • Just My Type: A Book About Fonts by Simon Garfield (Xmas present from Mom) 
  • Red Handed: The Fine Art of Strange Crimes by Matt Kindt (graphic novel I forgot I requested from First Second and which showed up in the mail to my delight) 
  • Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow (ebook I got as part of Humble Bundle) 
  • Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link (ditto) 
There are also a handful more books that I'm embarrassed to admit I haven't read yet, books which have been sitting in my office for ages. And then I anticipate a few more showing up because I just today heard our county library has started doing e-book lending. Squee!

What's on YOUR TBR  pile?

6 comments:

Colleen said...

To answer your question, my TBR pile is so stupid big I don't know where to begin.

Really.

But I wanted to tell you to keep On Golden Shore - no need to return - and also that my review for it was starred by Booklist. It's that good!!!

Yat-Yee said...

Oh my. I know you read fast, but wow! This is a huge pile of books.

And um, guys? I tagged you for a bloghop over at my dusty blog today. *ducks*

The questions may not be the type you like (I had so much trouble with the "where did your idea come from" that I re-wrote it way too many times) but I thought this may provide another place for you to tell the internets people your fabulous books in the wings.

gail said...

I have two TBR shelves as well as a TBR pile--on the floor. And then there's a library stack. I could probably read one of the books in the time it would take to go through all the TBR books and list them.

I've read Magic for Beginners. I believe I liked it at the time.

aquafortis said...

Colleen: Awesome re: The Golden Shore (and your review!!).

Yat-Yee: I'm heading over to your blog right now to check this out (late...because I'm slow...)

Gail: Glad to hear Magic for Beginners was good!

LinWash said...

Thanks to you, I added Gadget Girl to my wish list. It sounds great!

aquafortis said...

Cool! I'm looking forward to it, too. It's very near the top of my pile...virtually speaking, anyway, since I have an ebook review copy. :)