Happy Halloween! The night when lost and damned souls are roam widely. You know what else seems lost and damned? All those long neglected books that have lingered too long in the other-world that is my to-read list. But I have a plan! Welcome to project Help Save a Book Soul for Halloween!
I’m pledging to pluck 3 books from that hellish place and read them soon. Every Halloween, I clear up my to-be-read backlog with this project. A teeny, tiny bit. But every book counts!
What Books Made the ‘Help Save a Book Soul for Halloween’ Cut Off?
I took this exercise of choosing what books to be save, VERY SERIOUSLY. They couldn’t be just any random books. No! I want to rescue books with a promise of greatness, books that deserved to be read, books that should never have been neglected. Books that friends are raving about and demanding that I make time for.
I stalked my Goodreads shelves, read lots of reviews and crunched numbers on my to-be-read excel spreadsheet. Finally I deemed these 3 books most worthy of redemption. I feel guilty about all these, but excited that their day is finally coming.
- Tell The Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt : I love the title, love the cover and it sounds amazing.
- The Rosie Project by Grame Simsion: I won this when it was a new release and now the sequel is out. I feel like such a bookish fail that I haven’t read this book that sounds quirky and fun.
- Uninvited by Sophie Jordan : I love the DNA strands in the hair on the cover. I like a little science in my reads and I feel this could be a very me book.
You too can Help Save a Book Soul for Halloween!
But I KNOW I’m not the only one who is hoarding books! I’m declaring today international-save-a-book- soul-day, let’s all work together and save a book soul! Consider this your very own personal book challenge and I’m challenging you to save 3 books from your own to-read! Bring them from the dark side and back into the light 🙂
Bookish Chat : What book can you pluck from your-to-read-someday list into the relative safety of your to-read-very-very-soon list? Have you read any of the books on my list?