Offloading the TBR #13

For this fortnight I have 100 books which were added between January and August 2015. This time, I have retained about half the books, though some of them are just because they were galleys and I do intend to read my galleys—-some day!

Previously on “Offloading the TBR” -> #1 | #2 | #3 | #4 | #5 | #6 | #7 | #8 | #9 | #10 | #11 | #12

And now, it’s Culling time!

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If you see any books you loved on the cull list and think I should read them, I AM SO SORRY but I can’t! I read through a hundred synopses for this post, and depending on various factors like availability of book, intent to commit to long series, etc – I know I don’t want to read them anymore.

Started with : 1607 books in TBR

Ended with : 1552 books in TBR

What I took off the list

Some contemporaries, some sequels

Historical fiction/Steampunk


Contemporary fiction

Drowning Instinct Bras & Broomsticks (Magic in Manhattan, #1) Mixed Vegetables, Vol. 1 (Mixed Vegetables, #1) Truest Joyride Every Last Word Shut Out Secrets and Lies The Swift Boys & Me The Lies About Truth Dangerous Lies The Art of Being Normal Can We Live Here? Confessions of a Queen B* (The Queen B*, #1) Gold Shimmer (In the Shadows, #4)


What Waits in the Woods The Devil You Know Remember Me (Find Me, #2)


Urban fantasy – Vampires/Werewolves/Dragons

The Rise (The Originals, #1)

Urban fantasy – Fae/Mermaids

Forsaken (Daughters of the Sea #1) How to be a Mermaid (The Cotton Candy Quintet #1)

Urban fantasy – Angels/Demons

The Stars Never Rise (The Stars Never Rise, #1) Every Last Breath (The Dark Elements, #3) Gaia (Wings of War, #2)

Urban fantasy – Mythology/Witches/Paranormal romance

Ashes to Ashes (Ashes, #1) D.N.Angel, Vol. 1 (D.N.Angel, #1) Ghost Hunt, Vol. 1 (Ghost Hunt, #1) The Name of the Star (Shades of London, #1) Strange Sweet Song Ever Night Firewalker (Worldwalker, #2)

High fantasy

The Storyspinner (The Keepers' Chronicles, #1)


Alice 19th, Vol. 1 (Alice 19th, #1)

Time Travel/Multi-verses


Science Fiction – Contemporary

Crash (The Game, #3) InterWorld (InterWorld, #1) Titans

Science Fiction – Dystopia

Unleashed (Uninvited, #2) 5 to 1 The Jewel (The Lone City, #1) The Unquiet The Summer the World Ended

Not continuing the series

Crazy For You (The Mephisto Covenant, #4) Heart of Stone (Gods & Monsters, #4) Salt & Stone (Fire & Flood, #2) Emerald Darkness (Beautiful Darkness, #1) The Good Girls (The Perfectionists, #2) Catacomb (Asylum, #3) I Am Number Four: The Lost Files: Rebel Allies (Lorien Legacies: The Lost Files, #10-12) A Semi-Charming Kind of Life (Ever After High: A School Story, #3) Hero Training: A Destiny Do-Over Diary (Ever After High: A School Story) River Daughter (The Executioner's Daughter, #2) Most Likely to Succeed (Superlatives, #3)

What I’m keeping

None of the Above The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly Magonia (Magonia, #1) City Love (City Love #1) Picture Perfect (Geek Girl, #3) All That Glitters (Geek Girl, #4) Dearest (Woodcutter Sisters #3; Books of Arilland #4) The Sin Eater's Daughter (The Sin Eater’s Daughter, #1) The Zodiac Legacy: The Vanguard Archives Part 2 東京喰種トーキョーグール [JACK] [Tokyo Guru [JACK]] [Tokyo Ghoul: Jack] See How They Run (Embassy Row, #2) Vanishing Girls In a World Just Right How It Feels to Fly Dance of Fire (Dance of Shadows, #2) The Doll Collection The Mortal Heart (Beautiful Creatures: The Untold Stories, #1) As Red as Blood (Lumikki Andersson #1) Lies I Told (Lies I Told, #1) Dangerous Deception (Dangerous Creatures, #2) Things We Know by Heart The City of Ember (Book of Ember, #1) Draw the Dark The Sin-Eater's Confession Two and Twenty Dark Tales: Dark Retellings of Mother Goose Rhymes Empire of Night (Age of Legends, #2) Legend: The Graphic Novel (Legend: The Graphic Novel, #1) Kiss of Life (Generation Dead, #2) Passing Strange (Generation Dead, #3) Generation Dead: Stitches Otomen, Vol. 1 (Otomen, #1) Off the Page (Between the Lines, #2) Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories by Women The Wondrous and the Wicked The Rest of Us Just Live Here This Monstrous Thing Riders (Riders, #1) Crossed (Soul Eaters, #3) Slasher Girls & Monster Boys Maid of Wonder (Maids of Honor, #3) Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes The Dark Wife Lord of Time

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