Month in Review

October Reading Look Back

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Total books read this month:16

The month just seemed to stretch and I  got lots of books read – for me.

New to me authors:

Patience Griffin

Top Book for October

I am picking this one because it just had that point of difference and the magic of story.

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A Book that Surprised me.

It took me a little while to worm myself inside this book and family, but once there I was in there rooting for this immigrant family. And while it was about immigrant experience it was really universal and applicable to us all.

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Looking forward to reading in November

This one just arrived and no doubt I’ll find space somewhere to read it in November.

Archangel's Light

Review of Reading Goals September

I wanted to concentrate on actual books on my bookshelf and I picked five that I highlighted in a post and I read them all. As well as a few others. Nine of the sixteen I read came off my actual shelf. I was especially happy to finally pick up and read the first two Sue Barton books and I hope to read more at some point. I have about six of them.

I also worked out how to remember where I picked up a book recommendation by noting it on Goodreads. I know not everyone uses Goodreads but I prefer it to noting something in a notebook and while it is a little clumsy the way you note on Goodreads where you picked up the recommendation it works and its how I’ll go from now on.

Goodreads records So as I write this post I am reading Cottage by the Sea and I know I picked up on this book from the podcast Currently Reading and it was Meredith who mentioned it. And… I am really enjoying it.

Main Reading Goals for November

*Books on Kindle – This month I want to focus on Kindle books, pick five I want to read and maybe a few more as well.

Linking up with Nicole from FeedYourFiction Addiction.


16 thoughts on “October Reading Look Back”

  1. Great job! I’m so glad to see that Once Upon a Wardrobe was your favorite for the month as I have that coming up on my reading list. Yay for getting the books off your shelf read and good luck with your Kindle reads! My Kindle is essentially a black hole for books unless they’re for review.


  2. Wow you’re a book champ 16 books. I think I may have read one or two. Sorry I’ve been awol from the blogs for awhile but I was diagnosed with an inner ear disorder that causes me to be dizzy. I’m seeing a specialist but not until the end of the month.

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  3. What a lovely set of books you read. Several look very interesting. Love your idea of listing where the recommendation came from. Often, tho, by the time I get a book from the library. I forget where I learned about it! happy reading in November.


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