#5OnMyTBR is a bookish meme hosted by E. @ Local Bee Hunter’s Nook and you can learn more about it here or in the post announcing it. It occurs every Monday when we post about 5 books on our TBR.
I’m currently very glad I started noting down how many pages were in the books I picked up – it’s going to make this a lot easier. And I bet there’s a fair few bigger books I’ve been putting off because of their length so let’s dive in and see which ones!
#5OnMyTBR: Over 500 Pages
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
Length: 592 Pages
Starting with my physical TBR, this is a book I’ve almost grabbed multiple times but end up taking one look at how big it is and backing off. I really do need to get on with it though – watching the TV series made me really keen to see what differences are in the book itself! The book which is 579 pages, which feels like a hell of a lot nowadays with how many books I’ve got on my shelves.
We Free the Stars by Hafsah Faizal
I’ve been meaning to read this for so long, as I absolutely adored We Hunt the Flame, but it’s going to take a big chunk of dedicated time. Maybe it’s one I’ll take away with me one weekend, as that’s usually when I have the most time to read paperbacks.
The Living Dead by George A. Romero, Daniel Kraus
I feel like I’ve definitely put this off for a long while because of the length, but it’s also partly because I want to watch the film properly before I read this. I’ve only seen it in bits and pieces, but know most of the plot from having it picked it up here and there. So yeah, once I get a chance to really sit down and pay attention to Night of the Living Dead, then I’ll get this one read.
The Final Strife by Saara El-Arifi
This book sounds so good, yet is so long. Still, it seems like one of those books that once I get into it, I won’t be able to put down. Again, it sounds really good, and I need to keep it at the top of my mind next time I fancy picking up some Fantasy.
Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth
Another one I really want to read, another one it sounds like I’d enjoy so much, but the length is a little off putting! I used to more regularly read longer works, but as my TBR has grown it gets harder to read longer books. I do want to make an effort though, especially for these ones!
So there we have it – 5 of the longest books on my TBR, though there’s a handful that are same or similar length. Let me know about the longest book on your TBR, or if you’ve read any of these and think they feel shorter than they actually are!