Thursday, 3 March 2016
It's a brand new reading month so I've put together a few of the books that I'm hoping I'll get to in March! This is a little bit of an ambitious TBR as two of them are library books and actually have to be returned next week, but I'm hoping I'll be able to renew them. As I mentioned in my 2016 goals and resolutions post, I'm hoping to read 85 books this year, which means I need to be reading around 7 books per month. I like to be a little bit flexible with my TBRs for each month whilst still having an idea of what I want to read, so I've pulled five books from my shelves for March. Let's get into it!
The Madwoman Upstairs - Catherine Lowell.
This is my first read of the month and the book that I'm currently reading. It's a contemporary/mystery/romance which is out today! I'll be participating in the blog tour for The Madwoman Upstairs that's taking place this week so keep an eye out for my stop on Sunday!
Anne of Green Gables - L.M. Montgomery.
This is my pick for this month's 2016 Classics Challenge because it's just so darn pretty, and I can't keep my hands off it any longer! I've heard people rave about Anne for years so I'm really excited to get into it this month.
If You Find Me - Emily Murdoch.
This book featured in my library haul last month, and I really need to get to it before it's due back! If You Find Me is about two young girls who have lived in a trailer in the woods with their mentally ill mother for as long as they can remember. But one day, their mother disappears and two strangers arrive, changing their lives forever. This premise sounds really intense and interesting so I can't wait to get to it!
Asking For It - Louise O'Neill.
This is a book that I feel like I haven't stopped hearing about since it's release last year, and it's about damn time I got round to reading it. As far as I'm aware, Asking For It is about rape culture and misogyny in a small Irish town. It sounds like it's along the same lines as All the Rage by Courtney Summers, which I thought was excellent, so I'm really excited to get into this one.
The Accidental - Ali Smith.
The Accidental is my TBR jar pick for this month and I'm really happy that I'm going to finally be reading it. I got it for free from my university in my second or third year and it's been sitting on my shelf ever since. It's about a woman who appears on a family holiday and each family member thinks that someone else must know her, when in fact she's a complete stranger. It seems to be about family, communication and intrigue and I've heard a lot of good things about Ali Smith's writing so I've got pretty high hopes for it.
Those are the books I'm hoping to read in March, let me know what you're planning on reading in the comments!
Have you read any of these books? What did you think?