Wow, I can’t believe this will be my fifth consecutive month participatining in Random Reads, hosted over at I’m Loving Books.
I’ve managed to complete the assigned book every single month so far, even I have whined a hell of a lot about the complete absence of fiction. Because, seriously, look –
Random Read #1: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 2 by Alan Moore
Random Read #2: Telling Tales: A History of Literary Hoaxes by Melissa Katsoulis
Random Read #3: Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine
Random Read #4: An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain by John O’Farrell
The idea is to read one
book, picked completely at random, off your TBR shelf. This is
absolutely brilliant for me, as I have a huge TBR that never seems to go
down and it doesn’t help that I have so many review books waiting to be
Want to join in?
- If you’re on Goodreads, enable sorting to your to-read shelf (you should see numbers next to each book now).
- Go to Random.org and type in the Min as 1 and the Max as how many ever books are on your to-read shelf.
- Scroll down to the book matching the number Random.org picks.
- Link up to your Random Reads post by clicking on the banner above.
you’re not on Goodreads just pick a random book from your list in
whatever way you want to do it. You can use the method I used above or
even just close your eyes and point randomly at a book on your bookshelf
if you want (spin the bottle style).
(explanation stolen from last month’s sign-up post).
This is ridiculous. There is no way I just rolled my fifth non-fiction book in a row. I’m not doctoring this, I swear, but it’s getting a little much. I don’t even have that many non-fiction books on my TBR!
Anyway, Two Queens in One Isle is a non-fiction book by Alison Plowden about Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I. Wish me luck!