Thursday, March 8, 2012

Review Copy Clean-Up: Challenge 1--Show Off Your Pile

Okay, people, prepare yourself for the horror that is extreme review copy backlog! I'm going to have three separate lists for you.  Books for review for tours this month (I'm not including any for later months, as this is a March event), the never ending hard copy to-be-reviewed pile, and the impossibly long list of to-be-reviewed eBooks.  It's quite a nightmare.  I probably should have posted this on my horror blog.  It would have fit right in over there.  *L*  Now I know there is no way I will get through all of these this month, but having them listed down here (and I'm going to create a page with a list here on the blog so I can cross them off as I go) perhaps shall light ye ole fire under me derriere (my attempt at medieval speak) because let's face it, if getting behind on review books was a punishable offense in the middle ages, I would be facing the executioner's block, noose, can choose my imaginary punishment.  ;O)  Oh, the horror....

Here goes (all titles are linked to Goodreads for book descriptions):

Book Tour Books for March:

At the Mercy of the Queen by Anne Clinard Barnhill  (tour review 3/9)
The Turning of Anne Merrick by Christine Blevins (tour review 3/12)
The Sister Queens by Sophie Perinot (tour review 3/26)

Hard Copies To-Be-Reviewed:

Starting from top of left pile and continuing up
from bottom of right pile

To Serve a King by Donna Russo Morin
To Be Queen by Christy English
Silk Road by Colin Falconer
Bending the Boyne by J.S. Dunn
Blood and Silk by Carol McKay
The Arrow Chest by Robert Parry
The Half-Made World by Felix Gilman
The Lucifer Code by Charles Brokaw
Once Wicked Always Dead by T. Marie Benchley
Probability Angels by Joseph Devon
White Seed by Paul Clayton
The Hum and the Shiver by Alex Bledsoe
Unrest in Eden by Florence B. Weinberg
The Secret of a Spicy Jalapeno by Charlie Courtland
Blood of my Brother by James LePore
A World I Never Made by James LePore
Anyone Can Die by James LePore (three short stories)

eBooks To-Be-Reviewed:

A Soul to Steal by Rob Blackwell
Alone in the Company of Others by Kelly Huddleston
American Horror edited by Scott Nicholson
Asenath by Anna Patricio
A Career Guide to Your Job in Hell edited by Scott S. Phillips and Robert E. Vardeman
Decayed Etchings by Brandon Ford
The Devil Stood Up by Christine Dougherty
Honor and Entropy by Arthur Spevak and J.E. Rainey
Journey Across the Four Seas by Veronica Li
Nightfall in Mogadishu by Veronica Li
Pegasus at the Plow: A Poetry Collection by Patricia Walker
Pigtailed Heart by Ruth Francisco
Slate by Brian Rowe
The Summoner by Layton Green
The Vampire Hunters (Book 1, Vampire Hunter Trilogy) by Scott M. Baker
Vampyrnomicon (Book 2, Vampire Hunter Trilogy) by Scott M. Baker
Dominion (Book 3, Vampire Hunter Trilogy) by Scott M. Baker
Vestal Virgin: Suspense in Ancient Rome by Suzanne Tyrpak
Where Darkness Dwells by Glen Krisch
Where the Dead Fear to Tread by M.R. Gott
Witch Hunt by Devin O'Branagan
Y by Bonnie Rozanski

Hey, it's only a bit over 40.  On one girl's blog, she said she had over 80 so I guess I'm not the worst...but I'm pretty darn close!

How about you?  Is your review copy pile as ridiculous as mine?

Happy reading!



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  1. You are far braver than I! I don't think I would go so far as listing the review books I have!

  2. I have about the same amount of books as you do waiting for reviews. It's very scary!

  3. DOn't feel bad, I think you have a lot of company in this area. I also have an embarrassing amount and have made peace with the fact, I'll never read many of them as they just don't appeal to me.

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