We had a flurry of entries yesterday, I’ll get you all posted to the participants list later today, but there are just a few days left for you to come to your senses and join us.
It will free up shelf space.
It may even change your life.
And, you’ll finally get to read the books you have always wanted to read.
All you have to do is read only the books you already own as of December 31, 2014 for the first three months of 2015. That’s it. Just read the books you own for three months. You’re still allowed to buy more, though it kind of defeats the purpose, and you can make exceptions for books clubs and ARCS and anything you have to make an exception for.
So join in the fun through a comment left here or on the main page by clicking the button at the top right of this page.
And if you’re worried about not making it through the entire three months, don’t be. You can state in your sign-up comment that you’re only doing a month or two, or that you just want to try it for a fortnight, which is two weeks and will make everyone think you’re British since Americans don’t say “fortnight.”
If you’re still not sure, take a moment to look over your TBR stack. Imagine those books piled one on top of the other. Would they reach the ceiling? Would they reach the tops of the trees? Could you use them to construct a small play fort for your children.
I know and you know that when you bought them, you planned on reading them, not using them as bricks in a play fort.
Imagine them all, sitting on those sad Ikea shelves all these years, longing to be read just once, just one time to be held in human hands, fingers turing pages, eyes scanning over them like the treasures we all claim to believe books really are. They just want their chance to make you smile, to make you cry, to keep you in suspense, to prove to you that they really are as good as your friend said they were back when you bought them.
Think of them as kittens, kittens you brought home but never petted. How can you refuse them like that? Their little faces staring at you, quietly meowing. Rows upon rows of kittens, piled on top of eachother. All they want is you love That and some tuna fish.
So sign up for the TBR Double Dog Dare today and give each kitten/book in your life a chance at love/tuna.