Buzzword Reading Challenge

If you are unaware what the Buzzword Readathon/Challenge is see my prior post HERE. Last month the buzzword was name/title and unfortunately I didn’t end up completing anything but I was able to catch up early this month with Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir! I am excited to continue on with this challenge and complete this months buzzword which is:

This month the buzzword theme is LAST and here my options:

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Opening Lines

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt is a freebie so I decided to go with a prompt from around this time last year which was opening lines. Just like last year I decided to go with the first line from 10 books on my physical TBR! These are all very high on my reading list and seeing some of these opening lines definitely makes me excited to get into a few of them!! 

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A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow

“It feels redundant to be at the pool on a rainy Saturday, even though it’s spring, and even though it’s Portland, but maybe I’m just more of a California snob than I want to be.”

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The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

 “The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages comes and pass, leaving memories that become legend.”

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The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow

“There’s no such thing as witches, but there used to be.”

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Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare

“Lucie Herondale was ten years old when she first met the boy in the forest.”

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Stormcaster by Cinda Williams Chima

“Evan of Tarvos stood at the stern rail, his eyes fixed on the ship that had been following them for the better part of a day.”

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Blood and Honey by Shelby Mahurin

“Dark clouds gathered overhead.”

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These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling

“They say there’s a fine line between love and hate.”

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Heart of Flames by Nicki Pau Preto

“Veronyka kicked as hard as she could at Tristan’s face.”

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Queen of Volts by Amanda Foody

“It was early morning when Harvey Gabbiano dug the grave.”

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Rhythm of War by Brandon Sanderson

“Of course the Parshendi wanted to play their drums.”

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10 Recent Additions to my TBR

I haven’t actually been purchasing books lately, I’ve just been trying to get through my owned TBR. Though there are some new releases and still quite a few books I accumulated over the Christmas period that would technically count as being my most recent additions that I wanted to list and keep track of!

Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo

Malice by Heather Walter

The Ones We’re Meant to Find by Joan He

The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson

The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow

Vicious Spirits by Kat Cho

Chain of Iron by Cassandra Clare

All the Tides of Fate by Adalyn Grace

The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin

Shadowcaster by Cinder Williams Chima

🍂 Autumn TBR 🍂

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt is once again our seasonal TBR. Here in Australia we are going into Autumn so these are the ten books that are currently the highest on my TBR that I am hopefully going to prioritise in the next 3 months!

My Autumn TBR consists of:

Chain of Gold & Chain of Iron by Cassandra Clare

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Jade City by Fonda Lee

The Wicker King by K. Ancrum

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin

The Blinding Knife by Brent Weeks

All the Tides of Fate by Adalyn Grace

Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima

The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow

Tome Topple Round 14 TBR

It’s time for another round of the Tome Topple Readathon which is hosted by Thoughts on Tomes from Booktube, for her announcement video click HERE! This is kind of a tentative TBR and hopefully I will be able to get through a lot of long books in the upcoming weeks!

My TBR for Tome Topple Round 14 is:

Tome on TBR the longest & Tome in a genre you don’t usually read – The Seven 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Tome You Started in another Round – The Blinding Knife by Brent Weeks

Tome in a series you haven’t read in a while – Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima

Read 1 tome – The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

Seasonally coloured tome – Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare

Tome with the most pages – Heart of Flames by Nicki Pau Preto

Tome by a BIPOC author – The Rage of Dragons by Evan Winter