Total books read this month: 13.
New to me authors:
Reading Challenge Update:
Started well. 4 audiobooks in one month is good for me and gives me a good beginning.
Reading Club Update:
I joined the Modern Mrs Darcy book club again. I am a little out of my league there, the members tend to be a little more of literary readers than I am. But I will persevere as the books themselves are within my reading range.
I didn’t read the Books With Heart book because the theme of sickness in the book was just too much for me. And I listened in to Rachael Johns discussion of her book which I had read towards the latter part of 2018 but was the book for January discussion.
Outside Reading Highlights
What can I say, January has gone by so quickly. Summer in our part of the world. Last night I slept with a fan going all night. First time ever! I read online that putting a bowl of iced water in front of the fan can help. May just try that. Or a cold “hot water bottle”. I am not so sure about that!
I joined a tai chi class which is proving enjoyable. I was going to go to beginners’ yoga but found a really good yoga class that is online for older women and while it was a cost, it is very economical as if I went to class once a week after 10-15 weeks I would have paid the same. This way I get to do it every day. Most likely better for me. I also found a DVD in my cupboard for stretching and that proved good too. Ah January is a good place to start new habits!
Top Book for January
Hard to choose – so many good reads this month. However I did get caught up in this one so will choose it and I enjoyed the narrator Lisa Flanagan
Looking forward to reading in February
This month there are some unknowns to read – review books of authors I haven’t read before and the same with the library books, although I look forward to Strawberry Hill by Catherine Anderson from the library.
Main Reading Goals for February
In January I had two books I stopped and DNF. So for February I’d like to stop reading any book that doesn’t work for me.
Incoming Books during January…
From NetGalley or Edelweiss
This will be the last time I host a link up for the end of month review. I’d like to thank you all for supporting this and joining in. I really appreciated it. From February onwards I am going to link up to Nicole’s link up at Feed Your Fiction Addiction – which I know some of you do already. See you over there!