#5OnMyTBR is a bookish meme hosted by E. @ Local Bee Hunter’s Nook where you chose five books from your to-be-read pile that fit that week’s theme. If you’d like more info, head over to the announcement post!
Welcome to the beginning of another week! The beginning of the week means it’s time for another 5 On My TBR post. This week’s theme focuses on translated books and I found that I have a lot more translated books on my TBR than I thought I did! I’ve always wanted to try and read more translated books, so it’s good to know I already have a few on the TBR from which to choose.
Now, let me show you which five made the list!
#1. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
This has been on my TBR for quite awhile because of a few reasons. The main reason, though, is that it’s a classic. If you’ve been around my blog for awhile, you’ll know that I have a strained relationship with classics, haha. Still, the premise is so intriguing that it stays on the TBR. I even bought a copy, so I’m clearly planning on reading this! Eventually… I’m hoping that I love this once I get around to reading it.
#2. Beartown by Fredrik Backman
I’ve only read one book by Fredrik Backman but that book made me want to read his entire backlist. I love his writing so much! At least, I love his writing in A Man Called Ove. I’m hoping that style carries over to the rest of his backlog! I have quite a few Backman books on my TBR, but Beartown is definitely the one I want to read the most. I’ve just heard so many great things about it and I’m excited to give it a go.
#3. The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski
I don’t know why I always forget that the Witcher books are translated, but here we are 😂 My husband read through this series so quickly that it instantly made me want to read it, as well. He won’t stop telling me how much he enjoyed them! I have to read them to know peace, haha. I’ve been wanting to try the Witcher series for awhile now, though, so I’m sure I’ll be picking this up sooner rather than later.
#4. Confessions by Kanae Minato
This book is about a teacher getting revenge on students after something happens to her child. It sounds horrifying and I am excited to give it a go! I don’t know why I didn’t realize this was translated… I feel like I did know that, at one point, but completely forgot. Either way, this sounds like something that would be completely up my alley. Now I just need to stop forgetting that it’s on my TBR.
#5. A Winter’s Promise by Christelle Dabos
I was unaware this was a translated book! I’ve heard some great things about this young adult fantasy. I also love the concept of this story and the world. It features a world that has broken up into different floating islands called Arks. Each Ark has developed in a unique way as time has passed. It sounds fascinating! I’m hoping to love this one once I finally get around to reading it. And, if I do, I have a whole series to look forward to!
What are some translated books on your TBR? Have you read any of the books on mine? Let me know in the comments!
And, as always, happy reading!