I'm reviving my old practice of doing monthly wrap-up posts! So here's a summary of my book-related activity for January. Basically I've been trying to get through my enormous backlog of library books!
Books I read
The Graveyard Apartment by Mariko Koike (library book)
Ghost Circles (Bone #7) by Jeff Smith (library book)
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon (audiobook) (library book)
Shade's Children by Garth Nix (library book)
Books I bought
Quista: Book One: Danay by Aviva Bel'Harold
Insomnia by Stephen King
Needful Things by Stephen King
The Birthday Party of No Return (Goosebumps Hall of Horrors #6) by R.L. Stine
Indiana Jones and the Cult of the Mummy's Crypt by R.L. Stine
Books I got for free
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
Progress on challenges
I read 0 books for the Mount TBR Reading Challenge.
I completed the following letters for the Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge: G, N, S
I read 1 book for the Women Challenge.
Progress on my TBR pile: I added 6 books to my to read list and removed 0, so my pile increased by 6 this month.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Monday, January 16, 2017
OK so I know week-long read-a-thons are weird and don't make sense but I feel like it, OK? I feel like having a week where people ask me to do stuff and I say "Can't. Reading."
My reading plan is to work on my big library stack. Here's what I'm hoping to get through this week:
- Shade's Children by Garth Nix (351 pages, of which I've already read 28)
- Amulet, vol. 7: Firelight by Kazu Kibuishi (199 pages; graphic novel)
- Mesopotamia: The Invention of the City by Gwendolyn Leick (274 pages; I don't expect to finish this one because non-fiction takes me forever)
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
I'm taking on the Women Challenge for the 5th year in a row! Signing up, as usual, for the highest level, Wonder Woman: read 20+ books written by a woman author.
I'll list the books I read for this challenge below.
- The Graveyard Apartment by Mariko Koike
- Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon
- A Recipe for Bees by Gail Anderson-Dargatz
- Darkwood by M.E. Breen
- The One (The Selection #3) by Kiera Cass
- Happily Ever After by Kiera Cass