Total books read this month: 17
And all worth reading!
New to me authors:
Reading Challenge Update:
No challenges completed this month, although have furthered along my audio book challenge, but to complete would need to listen to 5 more. Maybe, maybe not.
To complete other challenges will need to read:
- a book into a movie
- non fiction hobby book (underway)
- book to improve life (underway)
- a reread
- a book with more than 500 pages
- a banned book
- a travelogue
Reading Club Update:
I read The Lost Pearl by Emily Madden for the Rachael Johns’ online book club, and… missed the live Facebook discussion but saw part of it later and some of the discussion. Mixed my days up, but… I not that worried. November’s book is to be Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty. I don’t have a copy and looks like the library one might be a long way away!
I enjoyed The Single Ladies of the Jacaranda Village by Joanna Nell and the guided discussion and comments into it from Joanna Nell added to it. The Books With Heart online book club run by Hachette Australia has not announced the November book which to my mind is too slow!
Outside Reading Highlights
I always love our October book fair run by the local Lions’ clubs, an excellent way to give and buy books! I must do a post soon on the books I bought.
I got my vegie garden up and running, potatoes and pumpkins are up and so are the beans and just beginning to beat the snails. I have my tomatoes in two pots under shelter still.
In the last days of October I worked some more on my bookshelf quilt and have to decided to “thread paint” (free motion quilt) on the names of authors I love. So that when I look at it, it makes me remember authors who have given me many happy reading hours. I will have some childhood ones, some I’ve loved for a long time, and some I have “found” in the last ten years.
I have put two of those on from the last ten years as a trial and found I liked it, it will take quite awhile to get them all on but while I do it I remember the many happy hours of reading these authors gave me.
Top Books for October
Main Reading Goals for November
This month I want to fit in some rereads. Books I know I love and have forgotten. My aim is about 3 – 4. Incoming library books might interfere with that!
Incoming Books during October
From NetGalley or Edelweiss
Audio Books Purchased with Credits.