The Backlist Reader Challenge TBR

I’ve decided to take part in the The Backlist Reader Challenge for 2019 and the list below are all the books currently on my shelf that I can use for this challenge – there will be none added to this list now the only reason I will touch it is to check them off which I will do by crossing them out. Okay, so I don’t obviously plan on reading all of these that are listed but I like to have choices!

The Rules: 

The rules are simple. Only (1) and (2) are mandatory. 

(1) To count for the challenge, books have to be published before 2018 AND already be on your TBR list or pile. In other words, you don’t have to own the book. If it was on your want-to-read list when you signed up for the challenge, and it came out in 2017 or earlier, it counts… regardless of format (ebook, print book, audiobook) and how you acquired it.

Last year, I was asked about rereads. You can only count a rereads if (a) you haven’t read the book in the last 10 years, and (b) you can’t remember any more of it than you would learn by reading the publisher’s blurb. In other words, it should feel new to you. I know this is subjective, but bear in mind, this isn’t a rereading challenge. (There are other challenges for that.)

(2) Create a goals or sign-up post on your blog or wherever you usually post your reviews (e.g., Goodreads, LibraryThing, Instagram.) Please link back to this post! Then link your sign-up post below, where you see the “Add your link” button. (Please link the actual goals/sign-up post, not your home page.)  You can set your own goal, and you can list the books you want to read this year, or leave it up to your mood at the time—as long as they are already on your TBR list when you sign up! You can sign up through December 1, 2019; after that, the sign-up link will be closed.(

  1. Heartless by Marissa Meyer
  2. Winter
  3. Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo
  4. Six of Crows
  5. Crooked Kingdom
  6. This Savage Song by V E Schwab
  7. Our Dark Duet
  8. A Gathering of Shadows
  9. A Conjuring of Light
  10. Vicious 
  11. Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
  12. Tower of Dawn by Sarah J Maas
  13. Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare
  14. Demon Road by Derek Lady 
  15. Desolation
  16. American Monster
  17. Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
  18. Mime Order
  19. Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller
  20. Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch
  21. Ice Like Fire
  22. Frozen – Melissa De La Cruz
  23. Stolen
  24. Golden
  25. Trial by Fire by Josephine Angelini
  26. Firewalker
  27. Witch’s Pyre
  28. Alice – Christina Henry
  29. Red Queen
  30. Breathe by Sarah Crossan
  31. Resist
  32. Madman’s Daughter
  33. Now I Rise by Kiersten White
  34. Bright We Burn
  35. Contagion by Teri Terry
  36. Slated
  37. Fractured
  38. Shattered
  39. Mind Games
  40. Dark Phrophecy by Rick Riordan
  41. Blood of Olympus 
  42. Sword of Summer
  43. Hammer of Thor
  44. Ship of the Dead
  45. Northern Lights by Philip Pullman 
  46. Subtle Knife
  47. Amber Spyglass
  48. Book of Dust
  49. Red Rising by Pierce Brown
  50. Morning Star
  51. Thousandth Floor by Katherine McGee
  52. Dazzling Heights
  53. Beautiful Broken Things – Sara Barnard
  54. Winner’s Curse – Marie Rutkoski
  55. Winner’s Crime
  56. Winner’s Kiss
  57. Anna Dressed in Blood
  58. Antigoddess
  59. Coldest Girl in Coldtown – Holly Black
  60. Rebel Belle – Rachel Hawkins
  61. Miss Mayhem
  62. Lady Renegades
  63. Replica – Lauren Oliver
  64. The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
  65. Spellcaster – Claudia Gray
  66. A Thousand Skies Above You
  67. A Million Worlds Without You
  68. Evernight
  69. Passenger – Alexandra Bracken
  70. Wayfarer
  71. Never Fade
  72. In The After Light
  73. The Twisted Ones – Scott Cawthon
  74. Stars Never Rise – Rachel Vincent
  75. Flame Never Dies
  76. Knife of Never Letting Go – Patrick Ness
  77. Fire and Flood – Victoria Scott
  78. Salt and Stone
  79. Freeks – Amanda Hocking
  80. Lullaby
  81. Frostfire
  82. Unknown – Wendy Higgins
  83. Firstlife – Gena Showalter
  84. Everlife
  85. Hollow City – Ransom Riggs
  86. Library of Souls
  87. This Mortal Coil – Emily Suvada
  88. Wolf Speaker by Tamora Pierce
  89. Atlantia by Ally Condie
  90. Before She Ignites by Jodi Meadows
  91. Across The Universe by Beth Revis
  92. Inherited by 
  93. Everland by Wendy Spindle
  94. Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
  95. Lost in a Book by Jennifer Donnelly
  96. Zodiac by Romina Russell
  97. These Vicious Masks
  98. Zenith by Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings
  99. Hexed by Michelle Krys
  100. Ink and Bone
  101. Storm Siren by Mary Weber
  102. Splintered by A G Howard
  103. A Shadow so Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess
  104. Loved by P C Cast
  105. House of Furies by Madeline Roux
  106. Sigil of the Wyrm
  107. Grave Mercy by Robin La Fevers
  108. Ghost House by Alexandra Adornetto
  109. Bloodprint
  110. These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman
  111. Loneliness of Distant Beings – Katie Ling
  112. Lorali by Laura Dockrill
  113. The Glass Sentence by S E Grove
  114. Frozen Charlotte
  115. Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton
  116. The Name of the Wind by Patrick
  117. Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi
  118. The Young Elites by Marie Lu
  119. Ruby Red by Kiersten Gier
  120. Ivory and Bone
  121. Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff
  122. Even The Darkest Stars 
  123. Mortal Danger by Ann Aguire
  124. They All Fall Down by Roxanne St Claire
  125. Dark Beloved by Helen Falconer
  126. Crow Mountain by Lucy Inglis
  127. Raven Boys by Maggie Stievfater
  128. Bone Gap
  129. Song of the Current
  130. The Wish Granter by C J Redwine
  131. The Taking by Kimberly Derting
  132. The Replaced
  133. Our Chemical Hearts
  134. Holding Up the Universe
  135. Shift
  136. Soulmates
  137. Joyride
  138. Unconventional
  139. The Fandom
  140. Alex Approximately
  141. Midnight Sun
  142. History is all you left me
  143. The Fill in Boyfriend
  144. Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour
  145. Dangerous Girls
  146. The Girls Guide to Summer
  147. The Beauty of Darkness
  148. Secret City

148 choices, plenty right? Are you planning on taking part in any challenges for 2019? Let me know!

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