Top Ten Tuesday: Recently Added to My TBR list

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

I’m not sure this is a good topic for me, because I tend to use my TBR list for more obscure stuff. I’ve addressed this before, but I’m normally so close to the YA or fantasy genres that I don’t need a list to remember what I want to read. So my TBR list is just the stuff I wouldn’t remember.

So I’m mixing this one – 5 from my actual TBR list and 5 from the TBR stacks sitting around my house. It seems fair.

When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi

This was a recommendation from Brain Pickings, the thought-provoking weekly email from Maria Popova. Full of ruminations on death, life, literature, and biology, it promises to be a deep read.

How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Power of Character – Paul Tough

Read an article about this book in….Farnam Street, I think. Based on the title, I think I already agree with him, so maybe his book will give me some scientific arguments for what I already think. Continue reading