Books on My Spring 2023 To-Read List

My Spring 2023 TBR

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Top Ten Tuesday

Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl invited us to share “Books on My Spring 2023 To-Read List” this week. I’m a mood reader but I have found that these seasonal TBRs help me stay on top of my reading challenges and get to some books that have been lingering on my to-read shelf entirely too long. This list is subject to change but here’s what’s catching my eye today.

My Spring 2023 TBR

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Lore Olympus: Volume Two by Rachel Smythe (An easy choice because I’ve already checked it out from the library)

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown (For the Monthly Motif and Nonfiction Challenges)

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (For the Monthly Motif Challenge)

Eye of the Shoal: A Fishwatcher’s Guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything by Helen Scales (For the Monthly Motif, Nonfiction, and Gaia Challenges)

Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde (For the Classics Reading Challenge)

How Do You Live? by Genzaburo Yoshino, translated by Bruno Navasky (For the Classics and Books in Translation Challenges)

The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper (For the Classics Reading Challenge and Classics Club)

Mr. Midshipman Hornblower by C. S. Forester (For the Classics Reading Challenge)

The Family Gene: A Mission to Turn My Deadly Inheritance into a Hopeful Future by Joselin Linder (For the Nonfiction Challenge)

Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster (For the Epistolary Challenge)

That’s my list! Have you read any of these? Which books did/would you choose? Link up every Tuesday at That Artsy Reader Girl!

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  1. Boys in the Boat is one of my all time favorite books. The story has stuck with me for years!

      1. It’s my favorite of his books by far (although I haven’t read everything he’s has written m) but it’s just so trippy

  2. I enjoyed The Last of the Mohicans. I hope you like it as well! Here is our Top Ten Tuesday. Thanks!

  3. These look like good picks! Awesome that they fit your reading challenges, too. I’ve read DARK MATTER and I found it to be a fast read, so hopefully that one goes smoothly for you, too. And I own the first two LORE OLYMPUS volumes but haven’t read either of them yet! I’ve read some of the early pages as a PDF sample, though, so I know I’ll like it when I (eventually) get around to reading it… Happy reading!

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  4. I have had Dark Matter on my shelf at home for the LONGEST time and have yet to pick it up even after hearing many good things!

    If you want to see what’s on my spring TBR, here’s my TTT

    1. The first Lore Olympus was great so I have high hopes for the second one. I love the little of Oscar Wilde I’ve read too. I’d forgotten that I bought that collection of fairy tales last summer. I was searching for a classic fairy tale collection for one of my classics challenges and saw that one on my GoodReads shelf. It’s a perfect fit for the challenge!

    1. That’s the one I’m unsure about. I put it on my Classics Club list a while back and it fits a different classics challenge to read a book after I’ve already seen the movie but we’ll see. The GoodReads reviews are mixed.

  5. Dark Matter! What a engrossing read. I loved it. (Reviewed here)

    I wasn’t as impressed as other readers with Boys in the Boat, which I listened to on audio. (Reviewed here)

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