To Be or Not to Be…Read TBR Pile Vote September 2017

Posted September 24, 2017 by Shari in To Read or Not to Read / 28 Comments

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Each month, I will post up a pair (or more) of books.  I would like you to vote on a choice.  Yes!  You will have the job of telling me what to read from my pile each month.  I welcome your vote no matter what reason you choose (frivolous, serious or otherwise) that particular book and do share your reason in the comments just because I’m nosy.  I will update everyone at the end of the month in my reading update and will of course share my thoughts on the book itself in my review.

For this time around, I’m picking Young Adult Dystopian for my theme.  I really need to finish up the Lunar Chronicles series, but I’ve also been meaning to read the Divergent series since I saw the movies and learned the books are better.  Dilemma, here.  Happy to let you solve it for me.  Haha!

Candidate #1

Cress by Marissa Meyer
#3 Lunar Chronicles

Candidate #2

Divergent by Veronica Roth
#1 Divergent

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Shari is the Delighted Reader. Married to her Prince Charming and mother to two Princesses and one Prince. When she is not slaving away as Cinderella she loves to get lost in the pages of a good book. Never without a reading device and a few good paperback books, because she never knows when she might get 5 minutes to read!


  • Michelle

    I actually want to vote for both!

    • LOL, Michelle! Sorry to make it so taxing.

  • I voted Divergent because I’ve seen the first movie.

  • I voted for Divergent as I read that one. I haven’t started the Lunar Chronicles yet, but heard good things about it.

    • I’ll have to check and see what you thought of it. The fairy retelling aspect is what drew me to the Lunar Chronicles, but I enjoy all the intrigue and action, too.

  • I haven’t read either of these books however Marissa Meyer has been on my list. Hope you enjoy the one you choose to pick up.

    • I need to get back to these types of books for a change up. I’m sure I’ll enjoy whichever one wins, Renee. 🙂

  • Ah I can’t decide this time bacause I did read Cinder so I’m curious to know more about Cress and I have Divergent to read as well so well I’m interested for both

    • LOL, sorry to make it so tough, Melliane. 🙂

  • I voted for Cress. I have read Divergent but hope to read the Lunar Chronicles at some point and would like to know what you think of this one.

    • Happy to scope it out for you, Carole. 🙂

  • I voted for Cress

  • Cress mostly because I want to pick up that series again. 🙂

    • Happy to give you a refresher on the series, Melissa. 😉

  • The votes seem to go head to head at the moment! I voted for Divergent!

    • Thanks for breaking the tie, Nasreen. 🙂

  • Cress because it’s a new one to me and it sounds pretty cool!

    • I’ve enjoyed the first two, so I’ll be happy to continue with Cress. Thanks for the vote. 🙂

  • I love the Lunar Chronicles!

    • Me, too, Kimberly. Though, yes, I do need to get going and finish them. LOL

  • Karen

    Definitely Cress even thought hat wasn’t my favorite of the series. It’s still a lot of fun though.

    Divergent was good but then…yeah, I wish I stopped there. lol

    For What It’s Worth

    • Uh-oh, good to know so my expectations are right for which one I get to read, Karen. 🙂

  • Oooo, I recommend Cress, not because I’ve read it (I haven’t) bit so you can continue with a series! Reading Divergent would mean starting an entirely new series. 😀 Either way, I hope you enjoy the book you choose, Shari!

    Have a wonderful day. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    • Ahhh, thanks for thinking of me. You are so right about finishing a series. I need to do that with so many, Alyssa. 🙂

  • RO

    I went with Cress. Looks interesting. Hugs…

    • Its a fun Rapunzel dystopian retelling, Radiant Ro! 🙂