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E (ewillse) | 41 comments Going for Pike's Peak.
Because I know I get distracted by library books and other whims.
I read print, e-books and audiobooks, so all three will count.
We'll see what the year brings!


Hilary (A Wytch's Book Review) (knyttwytch) Good luck and hopefully we will see you on higher peaks!


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E (ewillse) | 41 comments The good news: have read a book that's been on my TBR for ages: The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin.
Highly recommend her as a writer if you are intrigued by science fiction.

Can't count it for the mountain, as it's a library book.
But pruning back my TBR is satisfying, in any case.


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E (ewillse) | 41 comments First Actually Owned Book from TBR Done!
Stunt Cat to the Stars
How's that for a title! Picked up the ARC in 2015. Giggled my way through it tonight. Would recommend to kids and other whimsical cat lovers.


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E (ewillse) | 41 comments Update: Two owned books read!Whiskey Words & a Shovel III
If you can ever really call a poetry collection read. I skipped a few poems here and there. As one does.


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E (ewillse) | 41 comments I read The Big Meow over the weekend. Been wanting to read it for ages! So that's three for Mount TBR, and it's only January. I might level up.


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E (ewillse) | 41 comments Read Dead Man's Chest in January, which had been kicking around on my Kindle for eons.
And I just finished The Furthest Station on audiobook. It's short, but it took me ages to finish, because I listen to audiobooks at night, and, well, Zzzz. :-) So I kept having to restart chapters.

I've made it through 5 and it's barely February. I may yet scale loftier heights!


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E (ewillse) | 41 comments Another thing I am doing, to trim my TBR, is pruning my Goodreads list, and physical pile of books I intended to read. If I haven’t touched or thought of them in 3-4 years, time to get rid of it!...... maybe


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Pamela | 109 comments That's brave of you. Me, I have books owned or just on my to read list that's been sitting for um, maybe decades. Yikes! I should get to those first, but the new books just look so good!!

Good luck in the trimming down! :-)


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E (ewillse) | 41 comments And here's the seventh! Dust Bowl Girls: The Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed Its Way to Basketball Glory I've had this on my Kindle as an e-galley for an embarrassingly long time.
Got my Goodreads TBR down to 245 from 300, by being honest and deleting books I'm probably never going to read, which pleases me. My goal is to stay under 250 for the year- if I want to add, some of the long-lingering have got to go. That's my plan.


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E (ewillse) | 41 comments And I've read an eighth owned book: The Mysterious Disappearance of Leon I Mean Noel


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Leslie E wrote: "Two more: Young Miles, by Lois McMaster Bujold
And The Royal Nanny by Karen Harper"


I love the Vorkosigan series! Hope you enjoyed Young Miles ;)


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E (ewillse) | 41 comments 11 is As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti


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E (ewillse) | 41 comments 12!!! The Fifth Elephant
Which has been on my TBR and my Kindle, for ages.

So that's 12


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Pamela | 109 comments Woot! Up to the next level. Good going!


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Jessika (jessika_56) Nice job!


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