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Joining #ClearUrSht to take down my Owned TBR! πŸ“š 2.5 Mini Readathon

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Hello fellow bookworms πŸ“š It has been a goal for me to take down my Owned TBR in 2022 and so far I’m doing much better than in the past years! However, I still read more library books than owned books when I compared them at the end of the month. I struggle with having had books on my physical TBR for years – something which increasingly bothers me as I have mostly lost my initial excitement for them. I’m slowly taking down my TBR shelf at home, but I could always use a push. Therefore, I couldn’t help but finally join in with ClearUrsh*t (2.5 Mini Readathon) happening this June πŸ’–

I’m late to the party as the Readathon has been happening since 2020 and while I saw it around (and thought it looked cool), I was distracted by other things. Usually, the main Readathon takes place during November & December (aka 8 weeks), but luckily for me, there is also a Mini Readathon in June, that only spans 4 weeks! As you might have guessed, the Readathon is all about reading your unread owned books, so exactly what I need! There is a storyline, a bingo board, and prompts that are based on the story, but you can read a recap on the website, which is what I did! Everything is pretty flexible to your needs and you can count whatever feels right! The Readathon is hosted by Andee/Mouse @ Mouse Reads and Art @ inkandplasma. I discovered it through Andee because I have been loving their Booktube channel πŸ₯°

πŸ’« Important Links πŸ’«

πŸ’« My Guidelines & Goals πŸ’«

➽ I’m super excited to be sharing my TBR down below! You can double up on prompts but I’m trying to read a book per prompt if possible. I have become a bigger mood reader over years, so I have a selection of 4 books per prompt (though I have a favorite that I’m most likely to read, it’ll be underlined.) I have filled out the bingo board with my most likely choices as well. All the books mentioned in this post are the ones I’m most excited about right now and therefore want to tackle the most 😊

What I’m counting for the Readathon

  • Books on my Physical TBR & Kindle TBR πŸ“šπŸ“± (so no rereads)
  • My preorder that comes out June 7th βœ‰οΈ (the book is already out but I wanted the paperback)
  • Digital Arcs on my Kindle ⏳ (since I technically ‘own’ them)
  • Audiobooks from my library 🎧 (I rely on them a lot right now & I don’t have the funds to purchase any via Libro.fm, as my library already has a good selection)

πŸ’« Index πŸ’«

πŸ“š = Physical Books || πŸ“±= E-Books

⏳ = Digital Arc || βœ‰οΈ = Preorder

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ClearUrSht 2.5: Bingo Board with TBR πŸ“š

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Walkman: Book you’ve been avoiding the longest 🎧

Supernova by Marissa Meyer A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor The Queen's Rising by Rebecca Ross

  • Supernova (Marissa Meyer) πŸ“š
  • A Court of Wings and Ruin (Sarah J. Maas) πŸ“šπŸŽ§
  • Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Laini Taylor) πŸ“š
  • The Queen’s Rising (Rebecca Ross) πŸ“š

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Breakfast Club: Book with food themes 🍰

Love & Other Disasters by Anita Kelly

  • Love & Other Disasters (Anita Kelly) πŸ“±

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Maniac Monday: Book you can finish in one weekend πŸ“…

Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean Finlay Donovan Is Killing It by Elle Cosimano The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon Make Up Break Up by Lily Menon

  • Tokyo Ever After (Emiko Jean) πŸ“±πŸŽ§
  • Finlay Donovan Is Killing It (Elle Cosimano) πŸ“±πŸŽ§
  • The Ex Talk (Rachel Lynn Solomon) πŸ“±πŸŽ§
  • Make Up Break Up (Lily Menon) πŸ“±

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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Book with multiple POVs πŸ“š

Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool King of Fools by Amanda Foody Realm Breaker by Victoria Aveyard

  • Serpent & Dove (Shely Mahurin) πŸ“šπŸŽ§
  • There Will Come a Darkness (Katy Rose Pool) πŸ“±
  • King of Fools (Amanda Foody) πŸ“š
  • Realm Breaker (Victoria Aveyard) πŸ“±πŸŽ§

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NES: Sci-Fi or Technology Book πŸ’«πŸ’»

World After by Susan Ee The Quiet at the End of the World by Lauren James Navigating the Stars by Maria V. Snyder Tarnished Are the Stars by Rosiee Thor

  • World After (Susan Ee) πŸ“±
  • The Quiet At the End of the World (Lauren James) πŸ“±
  • Navigating the Stars (Maria V. Snyder) πŸ“±
  • Tarnished Are the Stars (Rosiee Thor) πŸ“±

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Polaroids: Characters on the Book Cover πŸ–ΌοΈ

Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas This Vicious Grace by Emily Thiede These Witches Don't Burn by Isabel Sterling A Lady for a Duke by Alexis Hall

  • Concrete Rose (Angie Thomas) πŸ“šπŸŽ§
  • This Vicious Grace (Emily Thiede) ⏳
  • These Witches Don’t Burn (Isabel Sterling) πŸ“±
  • A Lady for a Duke (Alexis Hall)πŸ“±

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Carebears: A comforting book πŸ’–

What's Not to Love by Emily Wibberley, Austin Siegemund-Broka Between You, Me, and the Honeybees by Amelia Diane Coombs The Strangeworlds Travel Agency by L.D. Lapinski Nala's World: One Man, His Rescue Cat, and a Bike Ride Around the Globe by Dean Nicholson

  • What’s Not to Love (Wibberley & Siegemund-Broke) πŸ“±
  • Between You, Me, and the Honeybees (Amelia Diane Coombs) πŸ“š βœ‰οΈ
  • The Strangeworlds Travel Agency (L.D. Lapinski) πŸ“±
  • Nala’s World (Dean Nicholson) πŸ“š

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Rainbow Brite: Book with LGBTQ Rep🌈

The Library of the Unwritten by A.J. Hackwith A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab Aces Wild by Amanda DeWitt

  • The Library of the Unwritten (A.J. Hackwith) πŸ“š
  • A Gathering of Shadows (V.E. Schwab) πŸ“š
  • A Conjuring of Light (V.E. Schwab) πŸ“šπŸŽ§
  • Aces Wild (Amanda Dewitt) ⏳

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Have you read any of the Books on my list? Did you like them? What are some owned books that you really need to read? πŸ“š

8 thoughts on “Joining #ClearUrSht to take down my Owned TBR! πŸ“š 2.5 Mini Readathon

  1. Good luck with your tbr! I’m looking forward to reading Amelia Diane Coombs books, they sound like different YA romances than I’m used to reading! I’ve been meaning to finish SO MANY YA BOOKS (too many to name), right now a summer goal I’m trying to prioritize is reading & reviewing arcs before release to stay on schedule with reviewing more. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜… What a great read Caro!

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