Amanda’s Traveling Library: Physical TBR

Hey, lovelies! I’m back with another traveling library post. I’ve been absolutely devouring books lately. Part of that is a renewed attempt to read as much of my physical tbr as I can before we move. Another part of that is that I’ve been rereading some favorites, so I’m flying through my rereads. Let’s talk about what I’m going to read instead of what I have been reading.

So, I’m currently rereading The Emperium Trilogy by Claire Legrand. I am buddy reading Furyborn with Books in the Skye this month and then I’m continuing the series.

From my physical tbr, I have a few books I want to make a priority to read before everything gets packed up. Count Your Lucky Stars by Alexandria Bellefleur, Wild and Wicked Things by Francesca May, and The Lost World by Michael Crichton are a few that I have my eye on to pack with me if I don’t read them before I leave.

I know I said this was a physical tbr but, I also have my NetGalley arc’s that I need to read as well. I’m not going to look at the publication date for any of these while I’m on my road trip. I’m just going to read whichever books I’m in the mood for. A few approvals that I have and am eager to get to are Built to Last by Erin Hahn, Mistakes Were Made by Meryl Wilsner, and Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young.

I’m going to leave myself enough options to have a variety to choose from, but not so many options that I don’t know which book to pick. I think because I have two or three for each format that I read, I’ll be all set. These books are in addition to whatever mmy monthly tbr books will be in August. I obviously haven’t picked those yet, so some of these might make it on there, but I’ll probably have more books to bring.

Do you plan out books to read ahead of time when you’re going on a trip?

Keep on reading lovelies, Amanda.

Amanda’s Traveling Library: Amanda’s Moving!

Hello, lovelies! I’m here today to share a new blog feature with you all. This one will only be lasting a short while, but it will likely be back in the future. I’m moving a fair amount of miles away from where I’m currently living. So, I will be unhauling, packing, unpacking, and whatnot with my books while this moving period is going on. I thought it might be fun to share some of that with you all while I’m dealing with this big transition and doing all of the things to make it happen. I’m mostly going to keep it just bookish things, but I might share bits and pieces of other things with some of my posts.

First up, is unhauling. Pictured on the right, I have a bit of a preview of my unhauling post. This is a part of the aftermath of my first unhaul. I don’t think that any future unhauls will be as big as this one, but I may have one or two more smaller ones as I will read books right up until we move.

Second, all of my books will need to be packed and moved, and then unpacked and organized one we’ve arrived. I think I will do several of these posts for each of the steps and then probably a before vs after sort of post.

Next, I have a few moving TBRs planned as well. I want to share some books I want to read before we move. I’ll probably share something about audiobooks for the several days of driving that I will have to do. If there’s interest, I might do a wrap up for what I read while my books we’re packed and enroute.

Finally, I will do at least one ‘wrap up’ style post where I’d like to write down my thoughts and overall whatever from the whole moving process.

Here’s a picture of some of my bookshelves because I just rearranged them to be rainbow shelves which I will talk more about in my next post where I talk about my first moving unhaul.

Have any of you had to move with a large book collection? I’ve done it several times, and it’s hard as hell. This time we will be using a moving company thankfully. Are there any other kinds of moving posts that you would be interested in seeing me post? Let me know!

Keep on reading lovelies, Amanda.