Top Ten Tuesday-Unread Books on My Shelf

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by the Broke and the Bookish, with a different top ten book list each week. Feel free to go to their blog and join in on the fun!

This week: Top Ten Books That Have Been On My Shelf For The Longest But I’ve Never Read

  1. Labyrinth by Kate Mosse– I got this book as a gift after I was done high school, and it sounded interesting. I just never got around to reading it, back then I played video games much more and I was worrying about college and other things.
  2. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien– This is all three books, and they’re my mom’s, so they’re one of the first editions that got sold. I was going to try to read them when I was younger, but then the movie came out and I forgot about attempting them.
  3. The Princess Bride by William Goldman– I got this one as a gift, because I loved the movie back then. I let a bunch of my friends borrow it, but never got around to reading it myself
  4. A Brief History of the Vikings by Jonathan Clements- I love these kinds of history books, I have a bunch of different ones in my collection since they were cheap at the store last year. Some I have to get through still, but this one has been there the longest.
  5. Riven by Carol Anne Biddle– This book was printed at my work, and perfect bound by me! The book sounded interesting so I kept a copy for myself, since we had overs.
  6. Dracula by Bram Stoker– Borrowed this from a friend, and never got to reading it. She had two copies so didn’t mind not getting it back.
  7. Witchcraft by Clary Croft– I had all intentions of reading this for the Bout of Books October edition, but many other awesome books came first, and I never got around to reading this one.
  8. The Knights of the Holy Grail by Tim Wallace-Murphy– Joe and I found a few interesting history books on sale, we each got one, and this was the one I did. I haven’t gotten to it yet, he’ll probably read it before me haha.
  9. Celtic Mythology by Geddes & Grosset- I got this at an Irish store because it sounded awesome, and I plan to start it soon, just got distracted by other books.
  10. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown- This book was given to me to borrow and read, but I lost contact with that person, and I never felt like reading the book. I don’t know if I’ll ever read it, but it looks nice on the shelf!

Bout of Books 2.0-Wrap up

This read-a-thon was hosted by Amanda @ On a Book Bender, and was so much fun to participate in!

I was able to reach my goal of 4 books, which is more than I had in the last read-a-thon, and what’s better I had a lot of fun doing it. I even met quite a few new people, and followed them on Twitter and their blogs.

I’m hoping to read more the next time, but will have to see how busy I get when the time comes. I haven’t listened to an audio book before, so that may be an option as well the next time.

Below is a re-cap of my goals & the updates for the entire week.

My goal: To Read 4 books-Completed!

Available time: On the bus to and from work, during lunch break, and in the evenings.

Books Read:

Updates:

10/24
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Today #insixwords: A zombie apocalypse could definitely happen.
Currently reading: Anna Dressed in Blood

10/25
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Today #insixwords: I never want to hunt ghosts.
Currently reading: Anna Dressed in Blood- 91% Done

10/26
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 2
Today #insixwords: So much reading, so much fun!
Currently reading: The Near Witch- 69% Done

10/27
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 3
Today #insixwords: Dear headache, please go away now.
Currently reading: Possess- 37% Done

10/28
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 3
Today #insixwords: Weekend starts now, more reading yay!
Currently reading: Possess- 77% Done

10/29
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 4
Today #insixwords: Completed my goal of 4 books!!
Currently reading: Wither (Just started)

10/30
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 4
Today #insixwords: Didn’t read much at all today.
Currently reading: Wither

Bout of Books 2.0-Day 6 & 7

This read-a-thon is hosted by Amanda @ On a Book Bender. I have used her template to post my own updates, and will update with a new blog everyday, instead of one. Visit her blog to sign up!

My goal: To Read 4 books

Available time: On the bus to and from work, during lunch break, and in the evenings.

Books to Read (in no particular order):

Updates:

10/24
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Today #insixwords: A zombie apocalypse could definitely happen.
Currently reading: Anna Dressed in Blood

10/25
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Today #insixwords: I never want to hunt ghosts.
Currently reading: Anna Dressed in Blood- 91% Done

10/26
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 2
Today #insixwords: So much reading, so much fun!
Currently reading: The Near Witch- 69% Done

10/27
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 3
Today #insixwords: Dear headache, please go away now.
Currently reading: Possess- 37% Done

10/28
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 3
Today #insixwords: Weekend starts now, more reading yay!
Currently reading: Possess- 77% Done

10/29
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 4
Today #insixwords: Completed my goal of 4 books!!
Currently reading: Wither (Just started)

10/30
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 4
Today #insixwords: Didn’t read much at all today.
Currently reading: Wither

Comments:

The last two days are combined, since my boyfriend finally got home, so I spent most of yesterday evening and most of today with him. It was awesome, and since I already met my goal for the week I’m not behind on anything. Last night while I waiting for him, I decided to start a different book instead of one on my list, I haven’t yet read Wither by Lauren Destafano, but have been meaning to soon anyway.

Happy reading and Happy Halloween!!

Bout of Books 2.0-Day 5

This read-a-thon is hosted by Amanda @ On a Book Bender. I have used her template to post my own updates, and will update with a new blog everyday, instead of one. Visit her blog to sign up!

My goal: To Read 4 books

Available time: On the bus to and from work, during lunch break, and in the evenings.

Books to Read (in no particular order):

Updates:

10/24
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Today #insixwords: A zombie apocalypse could definitely happen.
Currently reading: Anna Dressed in Blood

10/25
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Today #insixwords: I never want to hunt ghosts.
Currently reading: Anna Dressed in Blood- 91% Done

10/26
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 2
Today #insixwords: So much reading, so much fun!
Currently reading: The Near Witch- 69% Done

10/27
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 3
Today #insixwords: Dear headache, please go away now.
Currently reading: Possess- 37% Done

10/28
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 3
Today #insixwords: Weekend starts now, more reading yay!
Currently reading: Possess- 77% Done

Comments:

My headache is pretty much all gone, I got a bit of reading done today, and I plan to finish this book by tomorrow, which would make me meet my goals if I can do it! I will probably be busy on Sunday, my bf is finally coming back from a tasking he was doing in another province. So will see how the weekend goes!

Hope everyone has a good weekend!

Bout of Books 2.0-Day 4

This read-a-thon is hosted by Amanda @ On a Book Bender. I have used her template to post my own updates, and will update with a new blog everyday, instead of one. Visit her blog to sign up!

My goal: To Read 4 books

Available time: On the bus to and from work, during lunch break, and in the evenings.

Books to Read (in no particular order):

Updates:

10/24
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Today #insixwords: A zombie apocalypse could definitely happen.
Currently reading: Anna Dressed in Blood

10/25
Number of books I’ve read today: 0
Total number of books I’ve read: 1
Today #insixwords: I never want to hunt ghosts.
Currently reading: Anna Dressed in Blood- 91% Done

10/26
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 2
Today #insixwords: So much reading, so much fun!
Currently reading: The Near Witch- 69% Done

10/27
Number of books I’ve read today: 1
Total number of books I’ve read: 3
Today #insixwords: Dear headache, please go away now.
Currently reading: Possess- 37% Done

Comments:

I’ve had a headache most of the day, so haven’t read too much as I had planned to. Finished the Near Witch, I really enjoyed reading it, and I also like that it was a stand-alone book, not a part of a series, haven’t read too many of those recently.

Happy Reading!