2013 TBR Pile Challenge

Me and the case of buying books. Oh, the same old story. Thanks to reading challenges, they always encourage me to devour more and more books from my TBR pile. As for next year, I plan to read those books that has been in my TBR pile longer than the others.

The 2013 TBR Pile Challenge is hosted by Adam at Roof Beam Reader. Go to his blog for details.

The Goal: To finally read 12 books from your “to be read” pile (within 12 months).

My list for 2013 TBR Pile Challenge mostly contains of classics. Here it is:

  1. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  2. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain –> READ
  3. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  4. Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  5. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas –> READ
  6. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
  7. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  8. Ben-Hur: A Tale of Christ by Lew Wallace
  9. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald –> READ
  10. Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss
  11. The Diary of A Young Girl by Anne Frank
  12. The Help by Kathryn Stockett


  1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  2. Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb


12 thoughts on “2013 TBR Pile Challenge

  1. What a fantastic list! Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of my very favorite books. I also loved Tom Sawyer, Animal Farm, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The Great Gatsby is another favorite! You’ve got a great reading year ahead of you in 2013!


    1. Thanks! Classics also intimidates me a lot, but I started at reading the translated version of some classics (because English is not my mother language) and I’ll read those that are for children and teens first. Good luck with your list!


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