Tell Me Something Tuesday: March 22, 2022 – Picking the Next Book

Posted March 22, 2022 by Jen in TMST Tags:

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March 22nd: How do you choose what to read next?

I am a very scheduled reader. I have a spreadsheet that lists all the upcoming books I want/plan to read, organized by release date. Some of the books I’ll buy, some I’ll receive as ARCs or review copies. I tend to add them to my calendar/blog review schedule about 3 months prior to release date. Once they are scheduled, I have my reading list, so I know what book I’ll read next.

Once in a while, I’ll have gaps between new releases and/or review books, so I’ll pick up a book or audiobook from my TBR. Sometimes I’ll grab a library book or a release that I heard good things about via other reviewers. On those occasions, I may try to fit the book to one of my reading challenges, or I may not. It’s the rare times that I pick a book based on mood.

What about you? Tell Me Something and leave a comment!