The Second YALC announcement

Last week the first set of YALC authors were announced, which means my YALC TBR has officially started to take place. I wrote a post about the books that were now on my YALC TBR last week that you can see HERE if you want to know what i’ll be reading until July.

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The First YALC Announcment

The day finally came where we started to get announcements for the YALC guests this year. It’s always my favourite time of the reading year when we get some information of what books to be reading before the event in July.

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Reading Sprints

This year in particular, I’ve been trying my best to find ways of reading more and keeping concentration on reading. Reading more productively if you will. This has always been my biggest downfall. When it comes to my TBR pile and hitting my yearly goals.

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BEDM: YALC TBR

YALC is getting ever closer and if you didn’t already know, i’m going to YALC! Unlike last year, i’m doing all three days with my bud Charlotte from Wonderfully Bookish. We’re going to have a right good time, and are definitely feeling the reading pressure right now.

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TBR Jar

My TBR pile is getting slightly (a lot) out of hand. I’m a slow reader and i enjoy buying books, so this is an awful combination. I’m also the type of person that likes to read the most popular thing at the moment, meaning a lot of books get left on my shelf for a few years at a time untouched. They pile up and i end up with a lot of books i forget about, or never think to read next. However i spend a lot of my time wondering what to read while staring at my ridiculously full shelves. It’s an endless cycle i’m telling you. That’s why i created myself a TBR jar.

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Why I Don’t Monthly TBR

At the end of every month, as most bookish people online do, i write my monthly wrap-up of what i’ve read and also collect together my book haul for that month. However most people write their TBR at the beginning of the month. It’s usually about four or five books that they plan to read during that particular four weeks. However, you might notice that i do not write monthly TBR’s. Here’s why i don’t.

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