Friday, January 6, 2012

Feature and Follow Friday (8)

'Follow My Blog' Friday is a meme hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read. The idea is to meet other book bloggers, and get to know one another. What a fun idea, and opportunity! 

Featured blogs: Pawing Through Books & Book Den

Q: Go count the number of unread books sitting on your shelf. How many?

Oh, COME ON. This is embarassing and CRUEL.
The books I currently OWN, but haven't read: 60. Including eBooks.

Huh. That's not so bad... I actually intend on reading most of those... some of them are books I've bought, but probably won't read. Like... classics I had to own for posterity's sake. And, well, because they were pretty.

And, uh... I'm not counting my Jane Austen collection (I've only read any finished P&P)... but it's sitting there. And I've counted one omnibus which has 3 books in it as one >___<

What about you guys? I suspect (hope) yours will be even worse. This makes me feel better about myself :D


  1. I have an "own-must-read" shelf on Goodreads sitting at 76, but that is misleading, because if I have books in series, I only put the next (or first) book on the list, so it's likely higher than that.

    You're welcome.

  2. It IS kind of embarrassing! Mine is less than 100, Thanks goodness. New follower!
    My FF Post

  3. Everyone is making me feel so bad! LOL. Ugh. I need to get to reading. (I do know one blogger with over 1000 TBR books on her shelves..guess that makes me feel a bit better...)

  4. Ha!

    @Amanda: I started one this week. I only included the ones I really wanted to read--so it's at 36 XD

    @Kate: I figure we're all friends, right? Book Bloggers Anonymous? People's answers this weel have made feel a LOT better :D

    @Amanda: Ah... there's always someone worse off... and eBooks don't really even count, right? :P

  5. Jealous, of me!? I kid you not when I say I'd rather be overloaded with books books books than struggling to find enough books to read haha! But good luck with your reading - hope you can get through them all by the end of 2012 :D

    Kim @ The Paper Planes

  6. @Kim: haha! I swear I was panicking earlier this week! I made a Goodreads list of the books I own, but have yet to read, and was like "AAAAAAAAHHH!"

    I hope I do to... and I hope you get ALL the books you want :D

  7. After seeing some posts hit above 100, you're doing all right. Good luck finishing them all!

    Old Follower!
    Kristan @ Lost Amongst the Shelves
    My FF

  8. I feel your pain!! I'm only behind about 20 books.. But now that I think about it their are more that I am forgetting!!

  9. New follower ^.^

    60 isn't an entirely big number. Just take it one book at a time ^.^

    My FF:


  10. Yeah, 60 is not too bad at all. Some of these peps are crazy. As you mentioned on my blog, 500 owned unread books is just...I don't even know what to say. :)

    Happy reading and happy follow friday.

  11. Hopping through. I would like to buy some classics with nice bindings - just because they're so pretty on the shelf.
    My Hop

  12. That's really not so bad considering some of the numbers in the 100s I've seen on other blogs. I have about 50. But I didn't count eBooks, which I know has to be higher. :/

    The Musings of ALMYBNENR

  13. I still have some classics that's been sitting far too long too. lolz. Thanks for checking out my FF. :D Happy Weekend.

  14. 60 is a nice number I would love to have.

    old follower

    Mine is here

  15. Hi-I am a new follower-although I mainly read adult romance, I do read YA as well.
    I have 355 books on my bookshelf that I must read.

  16. Thanks for stopping by my blog! That isn't too big of a pile! Hope you enjoy them all! Have a good weekend!

  17. Not too bad of a number, just hopping by.

  18. 60 is not bad, not at all! I have 160 books, and that's not including my eBooks. I need to read my own books!!!!

  19. For you, I will attempt to count my ebook collection. FOR YOU!

    Jennifer @ The Bawdy Book Blog

  20. Wow! I am can't believe some of these bookshelves! I should be so lucky to have 60 books to read!

  21. Haha. I'm glad I could make you feel better. ;)

  22. 60 is a good number! I love Jane Austen! I think I've only got a few books left of hers to finish. She's the best! :) Happy FF!

  23. Yup, I have 500. I have had years to build a nice library for myself, but haven't gotten around to reading them all. One day...

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    Lisa @ Once Upon A Chapter



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