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2019 Beat the Backlist Participation!

After seeing some of my favorite bloggy buddies sign up for 2019’s Beat the Backlist, most recently my dear friend Ellie, I decided to bite the bullet and go for it myself. The whole idea of Beat the Backlist is to love and appreciate your shiny new books and ARCs, but to still methodically and carefully go through your piles of books accumulated that were published in 2018 or sooner, which is a habit I have a bad inclination toward.

This is not an exhaustive list, it’s moreso just a list from memory of what I know I have needing to be read. It will be tweaked over the coming weeks and months, I’m 100% sure!

2019 Beat the Backlist … Backlist?

TitleAuthorDate CompletedRatingMy Review
A Semi-Definitive List of Worst NightmaresKrystal Sutherland
The Kiss QuotientHelen Hoang
Scream All NightDerek Milman
Starry EyesJenn Bennett
Red RisingPierce Brown
RenegadesMarissa Meyer
GeminaAmy & Jay
ThunderheadNeal Schusterman
DryNeal Schusterman
City of BonesCassandra Clare
WintersongJ. Jae-Jones
The NightingaleKristin Hannah
The Dark Descent of Elizabeth FrankensteinKiersten White
The Great AloneKristin Hannah

I have full, mad, punch-drunk hope that this will both become a longer list and also manage to effortless work itself out and make it so that I can easily knock these books out. However, we all know how well that usually goes (spoiler alert: the best laid plans of mice and men …)

I am also playing for team Ravenclaw in the optional Hogwarts portion of the challenge. Ravenclaws in the house say caw, shake your ass like it’s against the law! (I’m not sorry for that). Are you participating? What team are you on? Talk to me!

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    November 29, 2018 at 11:06 pm

    Good luck to you! I will never got through my backlist because my backlist is insane and I am too easily distracted. Plus sometimes I go on GoodReads and check reviews and delete books from the pile because I can’t waste my time with a 3 star review! 🙂

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    Austine @ NovelKnight
    December 6, 2018 at 7:56 pm

    I wish you luck with your TBR! I set my goal low this year, also with the anticipation that I will read more than that but we shall see. . .

    Thanks for joining BTB and happy reading!

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