I officially have over 100 books in my to-be-read (henceforth to be called TBR) pile. The number is at 101, though I suspect if I looked in my room I could find about 10 more books to add to the list. I don't know whats wrong with me, I can't pass the library bookstore anymore without buying at least one book. This may be a case of bibliomania. My new years resolution this year was to read 100 books, which I did last year. Now its kind of morphing into .. get the damn TBR to decrease, NOT increase. Beginning of last year my TBR was maybe 20. In August it went up to 40. Now its over 100… AHFHHhh. And I keep trolling ebay for deals. *smacks hand*, bad Janice, bad. Except I tend to buy books around my birthday as a present to myself.. I'm holding myself back from pre-ordering certain books right now until I get the TBR down (I have 35 dollars in bookstore gift cards in my wallet. They call to me. I take them out and look at them sometimes). The resolution is to not buy any books for the next couple of months.
The REALLY bad thing though is that I seem to be in a reading slump. I looked at what's in my TBR and I'm kind of.. eh.. I don't feel like reading anything on here. Right now I'm one third of the way through Greywalker by Kat Richardson and I think my self imposed pressure to get through the TBR is sucking out the joy. I've started 4 or 5 books and just couldn't get get myself to read more than 20 pages. Knowing how much I have to read is making me want to go do something else. ISN'T THAT SAD? I love books, what the hell! Last month I was finishing off a book every 2-4 days. I think I read 14 books in April. This month.. its more like finish a book in 6 days.. I'm slowing down! OK, it has also been busy at work, but still. Must.. get .. TBR.. down. I shall prevail!
Sad thing is that on the PBS forums, there are people there with TBRs that are 400, 500, 800+ long. I cannot get to that point.
ETA: I just realised that i was at 77 in March! 2 months and 30 more books. Ahhhhhhhhh !!!