Book Tags, TBRs

Organizing my TBR IX

I was inspired by Charlotte’s posts to try this. If you don’t follow Charlotte, I highly recommend you do! She shares a lot of queer lit and is half of the team over at Reads Rainbow (which you should ALSO follow).

I’ve tried several TBR memes before, but I like the idea of ranking books with a numerical system! This first post is just going to be playing around a bit. Charlotte rates books based on how motivated she is to read it (1-5) multiplied by how interested she is in the premise (1-5).

I plan to start by using a similar system: priority (1-5) + interest in blurb (1-5) + average friend rating on GR (1-5) / 3. I’ll check out the final result and make my decision from there. I’m not going to make any hard rules, but my guess is a score of 3+ is good enough to stay. Very high ratings will get put on my tbr asap shelf. If none of my friends have rated the book, then I’ll use the Goodreads rating instead.

TBR at Start of Series: 1282
TBR Today: 1437 (lolll help me)
TBR Now: 1432

I removed a mere five books today, which is a sad 25%. I’m really excited that I’ve started doing this, since it’s clear there are so many books I’m no longer interested in that are bogging down my TBR. Let me know if any of you decide to try Charlotte’s reorganizing as well, I’d like to see how it works for others. 🙂

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4 thoughts on “Organizing my TBR IX”

  1. Do you remember anything that happens before Inheritance? I remember the story SO vaguely that the idea of picking this one up gives me anxiety. But also I just want to get it over with!

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    1. Not really!! I do remember that the author wrote super in-depth summaries at the beginning of both of the sequels I read, so hopefully that would be the case here as well. I wish all authors did that, ha.


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