Another month, another TBR ~
It’s time for my second favorite month of the year: December! I love Christmas, the decorations and lights, family time, and the optimism I can’t help feeling about the beginning of a new year. There’s just always something a little bit magical about writing down my goals for the coming year and creating a new annual TBR. 🥰
November was a good month! It was thankfully much quieter than October (though sadly, our family day trip got canceled due to poor weather—we’re rescheduling it soon!). I did suffer a bit of a reading slump for part of the month, but I seem to have gotten over it pretty quickly!
November goal check-in:
- Read 50+ pages per day ❌ (nope, I missed several days in November!)
- Catch up on ALL buddy reads ❌ (no, but I made progress)
- Catch up on reviews 🤷♀️ (I did not catch up on ALL of them, but I think I wrote about 10 of them, and only have a few left, so I aaalmost consider this a success!)
My goals for December are:
- Read every day
- End the year with an empty “RTC” (review to come) shelf
- Read at least 2 holiday-themed books from my TBR!
I realized in November that I’m officially overwhelmed with my TBRs. Trying to cram in all of my “leftovers” from earlier in the year finally got to me, so I’m officially letting go of my 2022 TBR and “12 in 12” TBR, and devoting December to Graphicsathon, buddy reads, and mood reading!
I’ve already posted my Graphicsathon TBR here, so this post will just be focusing on my planned buddy reads, Christmas-themed books, and 3 TBR jar picks.
🎄 This Savage Song // V.E. Schwab → buddy read with Misty
🎄 The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue // V.E. Schwab → buddy read with Malli
🎄 Lost in the Moment and Found // Seanan McGuire → buddy read with Ashley
🎄 The Weight of Blood // Tiffany D. Jackson → Books Out of the Blue group read
🎄 Krampus: The Yule Lord // Brom → TBR & Beyond group read
🎄 Just Like Magic // Sarah Hogle → Christmas romance
🎄 A Krampus Carol // Cynthia & Gerardo Pelayo → Christmas horror
🎄 For the Wolf // Hannah F. Whitten → TBR jar
🎄 Dead Mountain // Donnie Eichar → TBR jar
🎄 The Devil Makes Three // Tori Bovalino → TBR jar
What are you reading this month?
— destiny ♥