The Fives

Kelly posted this yesterday, and I couldn’t resist.

5 Books I’ve Recently Added to My TBR Pile:

~ The Martian by Andy Weir
~ Miss Buncle’s Book by D.E. Stevenson
~ This One is Mine by Maria Semple
~ Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn
~ The Opposite of Hallelujah by Anna Jarzab

5 Books I’m Planning to Read in the Near Future:

~ City of Lost Dreams by Magnus Flyte
~ State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
~ Black Chalk by Christopher J. Yates
~ The Frangipani Hotel by Violet Kupersmith
~ Going Over by Beth Kephart

5 Books I Own But Still Haven’t Read:

~ Jewel by Brett Lott
~ The Night Journal by Elizabeth Crook
~ In the Lake of the Woods by Tim O’Brien
~ Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
~ The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye

5 Books From Series I Need to Finish:

~ The Haunted House by M.C. Beaton (Agatha Raisin series)
~ Heartless by Gail Carriger (Parasol Protectorate series)
~ Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr (Wicked Lovely series)
~ Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde (Thursday Next series)
~ An Irish Country Wedding by Patrick Taylor (Irish Country series)

5 Soon to Be Released Books That I’m Looking Forward to Reading:

~ The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey
~ Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray
~ An Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd
~ Written in My Own Heart’s Blood by Diana Gabaldon
~ Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater

Have you read any of these? Do you have your own lists of “fives” in your head? If so, you should play along, and then let me know, so I can read your answers.

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15 Responses to The Fives

  1. Carol
    Twitter: carolsnotebook

    I haven’t read a single one on your lists. I think I would have trouble narrowing some of the categories down to just 5.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      Carol – it was definitely hard! I could have listed a lot more for each category. πŸ™‚

  2. Susan says:

    Yes I’m a bit interested in reading The Martian too. From what I’m hearing it looks to be a fun read. Enjoy your books!

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      Susan – I am excited to get it – and hopefully I can find time to read it soon.

  3. bermudaonion (Kathy)
    Twitter: bermudaonion

    You need to read Eleanor and Park!!

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      Kathy – I know! I’m thinking I need to slip it in between a couple review copies.

  4. Kailana says:

    I am glad you joined in, too! πŸ™‚ It was fun. I should have just made lists because adding pictures took me forever. haha

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      Kelly – I loved looking at your pictures, and was going to do it that way, too, but got lazy. πŸ™‚

  5. Trisha
    Twitter: Trish422

    This post just reminded me that I love Fforde’s Thursday Next series, and that I have only read two (maybe three) of them. I really need to pick those back up someday.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      Trisha – me, too! Although it’s been so long since I read the first few, I may have to reread them first.

  6. Sandy
    Twitter: youvegottaread

    OK first of all, read Eleanor and Park NOW. Second, if you read State of Wonder, listen to the audio. Hope Davis is amazing. And I am jumping out of my skin because I didn’t know that Maria Semple had a new book!

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      Sandy – This One is Mine isn’t new; it was published in 2010. I had added it to my wish list after loving Bernadette. πŸ™‚

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  8. stacybuckeye says:

    Fun! I really liked This One os Mine.