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April 3, 2016

A Month in Summary - March 2016



Eight must be my lucky number! That makes three months in row that I've read that many books. I guess I'm on a roll, although I know a lot of bloggers who read twice as much in a single month. Not that I'm competitive or anything...

The Magicians by Lev Grossman (Borrowed - Audio) 4/5

City of Thieves by David Benioff (Own) 5/5

The Preacher by Camilla Lackberg (Borrowed - Audio) 2/5

The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker (Own) 4.5/5

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling (Own - Audio) 4/5

The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult (Own) 3.5/5

Survival Lessons by Alice Hoffman (Own) 3/5

Skating on the Sky by Claudia Walters Reinhardt (Own) 4/5

Stats:

Triple Dog Dare Challenge - 6/8 books read from my own stacks (but 2 were library audio books, so I believe I stuck to my goal)

8 books
3 novels
1 science fiction
1 mysteries
1 memoirs
1 collection of poetry
1 childrens
4 new-to-me-authors 
5 print
3 audio
6 female
2 male 
1 reread
2 borrowed
6 from my stacks 

Favorite of the Month: City of Thieves by David Benioff

Reviews to follow 

10 comments:

  1. Oh, City of Thieves! How I loved that book!

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    1. Lisa, wasn't it a wonderful book?! I loved the friendship between Lev and Kolya!

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  2. Eight books a month is about as good as it ever gets for me... you had a great month!

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    1. JoAnn, I just squeaked in with 8. The last two were very short. :)

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  3. I am so excited that I am back to listening to audios after a bit of a dry spell. Now back to browsing for recs!

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    1. Kailana, I hope to get a post up with all my favorite audio books. I love to listen for at least a couple of hours each day.

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  4. What a great reading month! I am thinking of The Magicians for my Once Upon a Time challenge read so I'm glad that one got a good rating! Hope April is a fabulous reading month.

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    1. Iliana, I think you'll really like The Magicians. I kind of had a love-hate-love-hate feeling about it, but when I read (actually listened to) the last page, I decided it was really quite very good. I'm eager to read the next in the series, now.

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  5. Looks like a seriously great month! I wish I was reading more consistently but oh well. It'll happen eventually. I hope. lol

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    1. Andi, it was an amazing month, especially since I usually average between 4 and 5 books, not 8! Check back with me in the fall, though. That's when my reading time vanishes!

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