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{Meme} Top Ten Books On My Autumn 2015 TBR List

I seriously don’t know why I even bother making these TBR lists. I never manage to read all the book on the list; not even half of them.

Maybe this time around I might read a few more. Ha I can see that happening. Since I only read 2 on my summer list, maybe I might get to read 3 and I’ll be one up on my total. I will be bring some forward from my summer list, just to see if I will read them this time around.

So without further delay, below is a list of books I hope to read this autumn.

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1) One Night Denied (One Night #2) by Jodi Ellen Malpas

2) Simple Perfection (Twisted Perfection #2) by Abbi Glines (Read May 5, 2015 review)

3) Forgotten Promises (Promises #2) by Elle Brooks

4) Bad Blood (Royal Blood #2) by Amity Cross

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5) Vision in Silver (The Others #3) by Anne Bishop (Read April 17, 2015 review)

6) Pleasured by You (Love In The City #3) by Steph Nuss (Read March 23, 2015 review)

7) Closed Set by Julia Harlow (Read May 27, 2015 review)

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8) Bring Me You (Never Over You #1) by Ryleigh Andrews

9) Becoming His (His #1) by Mariah Dietz

10) Twisted Together (Monsters In The Dark #3) by Pepper Winters

And a space for all the other books I will read that are not on the above list (because it’s going to happen no matter what)

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Sociopath (Sociopath #1) by Lime Craven (Read March 27, 2015 review)

Being Emerald (New Atlanta #3) by Sylvia Ryan (Read March 31, 2015 review)

Second Debt (Indebted #3) by Pepper Winters (Read April 5, 2015 review)

Snapped (Snapped #1) by Ketley Allison (Read April 5, 2015 review)

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Shade (Snapped #2) by Ketley Allison (Read April 6, 2015 review)

Sin (Snapped #3) by Ketley Allison (Read April 7, 2015 review)

Sacred (Snapped #4) by Ketley Allison (Read April 9, 2015 review)

Suspect (Snapped #5) by Ketley Allison (Read April 10, 2015 review)

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Surrender (Snapped #6) by Ketley Allison (Read April 11, 2015 review)

Stay (Snapped #7) by Ketley Allison (Read April 12, 2015 review)

Fall For Me (Ladder Company #1) by JC Emery (Read April 22, 2015 review)

Daddy Knows Best by Vincent Drake (Read April 24, 2015 review)

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Vintage vol 1 (Vintage #1) by Lisa Suzanne (Read May 2, 2015 review)

With Visions of Red (Broken Bonds #1) by Trisha Wolfe (Read May 9, 2015 review)

Come Yell or High Water by Elise Alden (Read May 21, 2015 review)

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{Thoughts} Summer TBR Summary

Now that summer has been over for a few days, I thought I would look back at how well I did with my summer top ten TBR list.

By the looks of things I didn’t do very well.

I did mange to read 20 books over the summer, but only 2 of them were from my actually summer TBR list. While I did mange to read a few more off my TBR list, so that is also a good thing. But then I think I added another 50 books it seems because the list didn’t get any smaller.

Favourite book for the summer you say?
Tears of Tess (Monsters In The Dark #1) by Pepper Winters

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{Thoughts} 2 Year Blog Anniversary

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When I joined the book blogging community I never thought I would make it this far. So thank you to everyone who has joined me on this journey. It really has been an adventure so far.

Bookshelf Dreaming come about when I was away holidaying with my partner. Coz that’s what you do when you’re away on holiday, think about starting a blog. I started out just as a place to post my book reviews and a few random thoughts.

However I so wanted to do more. So I started joining author and book promotion sites to help spread the word about the things that were interesting to me. Soon thou it felt like I was doing more promoting than reading.

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Last year was crazy. I read over my goodreads reading challenge and participated in quite a few author promotions. While all this was exciting; and discovered new authors (some that our now new favourites), the blog started to feel to much like a chore. It was suppose to be a fun way to connect with others in the book community. But some days I couldn’t even be bothered to look at it.

I know what you might be thinking, and no I’m not closing the blog down.

After much pondering, I have decided to take a step back with all the author promotions. Oh don’t worry I will still be doing them; just not as many. Sorry to all the authors that I may not discover. But I just really want to get back to reading for fun. I have so many books on my TBR list, but because of the blog tours and release day blitz’s they keep getting pushed down to the bottom.

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So if you start seeing reviews for older books, that could be why. It’s time to start reading all the books that I have purchased, reading favourite authors’ back catalogs and just general catching up on everything that I have missed so far. I may even throw in a new one every now and then.

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*weight lifts from shoulders*

Thanks to the author promotion sites for doing what you do and allowing me to discover new authors; to all the authors I discovered through blog tours; but most of all a huge thanks to my followers, I couldn’t do it without you.

Cheers to another two years

Karine

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{Article} Throw Away Your TBR List

Below is a interesting look into a bookworm’s TBR list and why do we really have them at all.

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The longer I work in books, the more I’m asked how I keep track of what I want to read. Every reader knows that the options are overwhelming–there are more books being published than ever before, and readers have more options for accessing them–and nobody knows how to manage it. So we ask each other. We build tracking tools and apps and social networks. We sign up for reading challenges. We join book clubs. We’re willing to try just about anything that claims to offer us a way to make order out of the chaos that is the unending flow of book recommendations that come at us every day. And if/when we wrangle our received recommendations into some kind of system, what then? How do we, given the finite nature of our lives and our free time, decide what to read, and when?

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{Quote} I believe I will

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