Last year, I set a reading goal on Goodreads of 24 books. I made my goal, just barely. But. I quit that platform sometime in September for a number of reasons, most of them technical.I decided instead to keep track with a reading diary, and I'm cutting that goal in half this year. I've set it initially at 12, mainly because the majority of these titles are fairly dense. Some have been on my shelf for several years, some for a few, but four are very recent acquisitions. One of them is being read for the second time. Having well over 200 books on my shelves that I've never read, I felt it was time I made a serious effort to correct that state of things. I mean, it's not all tsundoku around here.
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I'm starting off with something of a cheat. I began re-reading "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay" by Michael Chabon back in October. I set it aside while I was participating in NaNoWriMo, then got back to it very sporadically in December. I set it aside again while I read "Together We Will Go," by J. Michael Straczynski, which is one of the most moving, impactful books I've ever experienced. I turned back to Mr. Kavalier and Mr. Clay just today, and I'm about in the middle.
Five of the books on my list are fantasy. One is horror/science fiction. Two are mysteries. Three are non-fiction. One is mainstream literature. I'm looking forward to each and every one. If I manage to read them all before the end of the year, I won't have any problem finding more titles to refill the pile.
So. What's in your TBR stack for 2022?