- Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf.
- Order on ascending date added.
- Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books.
- Read the synopses of the books.
- Decide: keep it or should it go.
As of my last cleaning, I had 1,666 books on my TBR pile. I currently have 1,661 books on my shelf, which is the completely wrong direction I wanted to go. I did sign up for a couple of blog tours so that's probably why the number went up a little bit.