Month in Review

October Reading

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Total books read this month:14    That’s the most in a month in 2020.

New to me authors:

Elizabeth Acevedo
Fatima Farheen Mirza
Jan Moran
Annie Lyons
Katie Fforde

Top Book for October

Loved 99% of the books this month. I think though because of the twist in this one I am giving it my favourite. If you like romantic suspense and haven’t tried this series, consider it.

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Looking forward to being published in November

Main Reading Goals for October were well intended but not that successful!

  • read four books at least from my actual shelf. – achieved two.
  • read two books on my Kindle – none
  • read one book at least outside my wheelhouse – one Poet X.
  • reread one book – no.

So Main Reading Goals for November.

  • read three books from my actual TBR shelf
  • read one lurking book from my Kindle TBR
  • keep up with the library reserves that land my way
  • read some of the annotated Pride and Prejudice
  • reread a book !

Incoming Books for October

Purchased

Library Books

From NetGalley or Edelweiss

Audio Books

Linking up with Nicole from Feed Your Fiction Addiction.

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September Reading

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Total books read this month: 8

That’s not a lot of books! However the main thing is that I enjoyed all of them, they were good reads. Two were audiobooks. Three off my own shelf and one review book and two library books.

New to me authors:

So five out of the eight books were new to me authors. Of those I’d say Saumya Dave interested me the most, but would happily read another book by the others too.

Amy Byler

Emily Henry

Sonia Kamal

Saumya Dave

Phoebe Fox

Top Book for September

This might not be the “best” book, but it was one I so enjoyed, its romantic suspense, a genre I like, and Karen Rose spins a tale that while at times gruesome, has characters I really like. I am not sick of her books yet!

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Looking forward to books publishing in October

Doesn’t mean I’ll read them in October but… these three will be on my shelf soon as they are published. I can’t make up my mind as to whether I’ll read or listen to the Jenny Colgan one. The narrator of this series so far has me hooked so if its the same one will most likely go the audio way.

Main Reading Goals for October

I’d like to read some of those books already on my shelf. I have library books coming in that make me read them first because others are waiting. However this month I’d like to take books already on my shelf or Kindle at 1st October and…

  • read four books at least from my actual shelf
  • read two books on my Kindle
  • read one book at least outside my wheelhouse
  • reread one book

Incoming Books for September

Purchased

I bought a couple of replacement books, I must have loaned them out, then think I’d like to reread a book and its missing!

Library Books

From NetGalley

Nada

Audio Books bought from Audible

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Linking up with Nicole from FeedYourFiction Addiction.

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Looking Over my August Reading.

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Total books read this month: 13

New to me authors:

Janet Skeslien Charles
Beth Morrey
Natalie Jenner

Top Book for August

Well honestly they were all good. Hard to pick. I think I’ll name this one, it was a little outside of what I read but I really enjoyed the audiobook of it. Not sure how I’d get on with the paperback but I’d reread it in that format.

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Looking forward to reading in  September

There aren’t any books being published in September that I am aware of that I really, really want to read, some of which are already published.  I’ve already started one I do want to read this month and a couple of others as well in my hopeful plans.

Main Reading Goals for September

Well to read the books just above this and anything else that grabs my interest. I might make a note of why I add a book to my TBR. For example I know who I got the Well Behaved Indian Women book recommendation from, but can’t remember where I got Love Lettering, which I did see in the last week in a review. I was able to pick up a library copy. When looking on Goodreads I also see I have it as a Modern Mrs Darcy summer reading guide book. But that’s not why I got triggered to read it. Did you read this recently? Then most likely it was you.

Incoming Books for  August

Purchased

Wild is an older book by Kristin Hannah!  Magic Hour, lucky for me I hadn’t read it, otherwise I’d have been really annoyed that I picked it up from the “new table”.

Library Books

Of the books I read this month these ones came from the library. A bit month for library reading!

Coming in From NetGalley

From an Author

Audio Books

Using an Audible credit.

Linking up with Nicole from  Feed Your Fiction Addiction.

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July Reading 2020

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Total books read this month:11

New to me authors:

Gretchen Anthony
Amy Poeppel
Kimmery Martin
Debbie Johnson

July Highlights

  • I started using the library again and what a windfall.
  • I seem to have started reading a bit more than I had earlier in the year.
  • I stopped looking out for review books, determined to catch up on what I’ve on my own TBR and from the library.

Top Books for July

Has to be top books for this month because I had three five star books, all of them great.

Looking forward to reading in August

Whatever books appeal and whatever is sitting on the shelf from the library. I hope to read a couple of the books I bought recently and to get through another audiobook or two.

Incoming Books for July

Purchased

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Library Books

 

From NetGalley

The Switch

Linking up with Nicole from Feed Your Fiction Addiction.

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Looking back at June Reading

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Total books read this month: 8

New to me authors:

No new to me authors this month.

Outside Reading Highlights

Meeting up again with family and friends, after there has been no community transmission of COVID-19 for awhile. Just at the border and that has two weeks quarantine and testing, how well done I am not sure! So a little caution doesn’t go amiss.

Top Book for June

No hesitation about this. I really enjoy a Susan Elizabeth Phillips book, and this one more women’s fiction with a touch of romance was very readable.

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Looking forward to reading in July

I have a few review books to read but here are the ones I am really looking forward to off my own shelf.

Main Reading Goals for July

Just to continue to read slowly and really enjoy what I am reading. Get back to using the library.

Incoming Books for June

Purchased

From NetGalley

 

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Linking up with Nicole from Feed Your Fiction Addiction.

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May Month Look Back

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Total books read this month: 11

New to me authors:

Anne Tyler

Top Book for May

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Looking forward to reading in  June

I have other books ordered but whether they turn up or not is another story. As you all know transport is slow within a country and between countries but we shall see what turns up. I so miss that international ability to purchase. I do have the Kindle of course but some books I want in total 3D!

Incoming Books for May.

Library Books

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From NetGalley or Edelweiss

Audio Books Purchased

Linking up with Nicole at Feed Your Fiction Addiction

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March Reading 2020

Total books read this month: 8

All worthwhile reads with two that were just that extra bit special. This is most likely the least I’ve read for a long time in a month. I think the signs of the times. Although I am settling a little more into my reading.

New to me authors:

Nancy Zieman

Nicole Meier

Top Books for March

Incoming Books for March

Purchased

Library Books

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From NetGalley

Audio Books Purchased with credits.

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Linking up with Nicole at Feed Your Fiction Addiction

 

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February Reading Wrap Up.

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Total books read this month: 9

New to me authors:

Karen Hawkins
Alix E Harrow. *
Brenda Janowitz.
Sofie Ryan*

Ones I’d read again marked by a *

Top Book for February

Fantasy and most likely in the realm of literary fiction.

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Looking forward to reading in  March

Incoming Books for February

Purchased

Library Books

From NetGalley or Edelweiss

Audio Books Purchased

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Linking up wit Nicole at Feed Your Fiction Addiction.

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January Look Back

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I am a little late with my January reading post. Due to being ousted from WordPress for a week and some lovely sunshine here and there.

Total books read this month: 11

4 of these were off my own shelf which was good. All these reads were good and I thoroughly enjoyed them all.  Guts is a middle grade graphic novel – loved it.

New to me authors:

Lori Gottlieb

Susan Wilson

Rebecca Raisin

Lyssa Kay Adams

Top Book for January

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Looking forward to reading in February

I don’t have any particular book on my reading agenda that is one I must “absolutely read as quickly as possible” but… I am looking forward to what  might just pop out at me.

Incoming Books for January

Purchased

Library Books Borrowed and Read!

From NetGalley or Edelweiss

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Audio Books Purchased

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Linking up with Nicole at Feed Your Fiction Addiction