2015 TBR Pile Challenge!

2015 TBR Pile Challenge: Reading Challenge for this year is to clear 12 books off of my bookshelf/out of my kindle/out of audible!

The Goal: To finally read 12 books from your “to be read” pile (within 12 months).


1. Each of these 12 books must have been on your bookshelf or “To Be Read” list for AT LEAST one full year. This means the book cannot have a publication date of 1/1/2014 or later. Caveat: Two (2) alternates are allowed, just in case one or two of the books end up in the “can’t get through” pile.

If you are going to participate, make sure to link up by January 15!

You can get the full list of rules and link up your challenge list here!

My List:

The House of Mirth, Edith Warton

When Christ and His Saints Slept, Sharon Kay Penman

Cousin Kate, Georgette Heyer

The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins

Dark Places: A Novel, Gillian Flynn

The Way We Live Now, Anthony Trollope

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Stieg Larsson

Girl, Interrupted, Susanna Kaysen

The Black Album, Hanif Kureishi

The Talented Mr. Ripley, Patricia Highsmith

Lady Chatterly’s Lover, DH Lawrence

Sartoris, William Faulkner (Sartoris was published in its abridged version in 1929. If I have time, I will try to read the unabridged version, Flags in the Dust, which was not published until the 1970’s. Currently, I do not own that one!)

My Alternates:

North and South, John Jakes

The Sunne In Splendour, Sharon Kay Penman

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Do you buy more books than you can read? Or are you more responsible than me and use the library?

Note: Amazon links are affiliate links. Books linked to Goodreads are available for free or less than a dollar on Amazon. I had to track down Sartoris through a specialized used book dealer, so can’t help you there!

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