TBR Recommendations

I saw a video back in May from booksandlala on YouTube about a subscription TBR service. You fill out a questionnaire and then within two weeks they send you a curated TBR of 3 books. If you subscribe, it happens every three months. I subscribed and want to share some of my experience with you and also how I plan on following up about it.

The first TBR picks I got were Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova, We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Barry, and The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones. So far I’ve read only one and have done a post about it here. I enjoyed that book and am hopeful for the other two. My plan is to finish them within the coming weeks.

The next TBR I received about a week or so ago. In it I received three more books: The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslye Walton, Huntress by Melinda Lo, and Five Midnights by Ann Davila Cardinal. I’m excited and nervous about these ones, the ratings are a bit low on Goodreads, but they absolutely do meet the likes and topics I specified in my profile. My plan is to get through these by the end of October. Since they’re all surrounding creepy or magical things, I think they’ll fit in quite well with the October vibe.

I actually feel bad that I didn’t read all of my suggestions for the first one before the second one arrived, but that’s what happens when you get into a reading slump I guess haha. Anyway, I will post the reviews of the books as I read them, but I will also come back and do a round review of each TBR. Hopefully this will give you more insight to how the website works, and whether or not it’s something for you to try out.

Published by keelinrita

A Chicago girl with a lot of feelings about fictional people.

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