I have had a subscription to Scribd for about 10 months, and in that time Scribd’s borrowing policy has changed from unlimited ebooks and audiobooks to unlimited ebooks and 1 audiobook per month to 3 ebooks and 1 audiobook per month (with unlimited access to certain ebooks/audiobooks). This latter change is going to be enacted sometime this month. While I completely understand from a business perspective that these changes are necessary to run a profitable and sustainable service, I can’t deny that I’m disappointed to be losing access to such a wide array of ebooks. So, in preparation of this change (and in light of the fact that finals are finally over), I am going to attempt to read as many Scribd ebooks as possible before the policy change occurs. Since I don’t know exactly when this is happening, I have no idea how many of these I’ll actually get through.
My Scribd TBR shortlist, vaguely in order of priority, consists of the following:
- God’s War by Kameron Hurley (oh man I read the first page of this one and I can already tell it’s going to be incredible.)
- Lumberjanes by Stevenson, Ellis, Waters, Watters, Allen
- The Man in High Castle by Philip K Dick
- Tomorrow, When the War Began by John Marsden
- Losing It by Cora Carmack
- The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick
- The Child Thief by Brom
- The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente
- After the End by Amy Plum
- Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas
Is it likely that I’ll be able to get through all these books before time runs out? Probably not. But, I will be spending a not-insignificant amount of time in airports soon, so I think there’s a good chance I could get through a few of them. Hopefully, some of these will be part of the unlimited selection Scribd will offer!