Weekend Update – March 2017 Reading Wrap-Up

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Weekend Update
March 2017 Reading Wrap-Up

March 2017 Reading Wrap-Up

This was a good reading month for me.

Here’s what I read in March
Novels
The Sins of the Father by Jeffrey Archer

Bird Box by Josh Malerman

Graphic Novels and Comics
Descender Book Two: Machine Moon by Jeff Lemire

Short Stories
The Very First Damned Thing by Jodi Taylor (review coming this week)

Fiction Audiobooks
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

Nonfiction Audiobooks
Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by SarahVowell narrated by the author

Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher narrated by the Author

This Time Together by Carol Burnett

 

Hope you had a great reading month in March. What was the best book you read last month?

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Weekend Update: February 2017 Reading Wrap Up

Posted by on Mar 5, 2017 in Blogging/Reading, Monthly Reading Wrap Up | 6 comments

Weekend Update
February 2017 Reading Wrap-Up

February 2017 Reading Wrap-Up

I spent most of the month on a book that just wasn’t grabbing me. I finally set it aside. I probably shoud have done so earlier.

Here’s what I read in February
Novels
This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash

Graphic Novels and Comics
Paper Girls 2 by Brian K, Vaughan

The Fade Out Act One by Ed Brubaker

Werewolves of the Heartland by Bill Willingham (review coming this week)

Audiobooks
H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald

DNF
The Likeness by Tana French

 

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Weekend Update: December 2016 Reading Wrap Up

Posted by on Jan 1, 2017 in Blogging/Reading, Monthly Reading Wrap Up, Weekend Update | 8 comments

Weekend Update
December 2016 Reading Wrap-Up

December 2016 Reading Wrap-Up

As usual the holiday season and the associated general busyness interfered with reading time. Hoping January is much more conducive to spending quality time with my books

Here’s what I finished in December
Novels
The Founding by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson

May Day by Jess Lourey

Graphic Novels
Chew Vol. 11: The Last Suppers by John Layman

Audiobooks
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes, narrated by Cary Elwes and others from the movie.

 

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Weekend Update – November 2016 Reading Wrap Up

Posted by on Dec 4, 2016 in Blogging/Reading, Monthly Reading Wrap Up, Weekend Update | 4 comments

Weekend Update
Noember 2016 Reading Wrap-Up

November 2016 Reading Wrap-Up

November was all about escapist reading for me. The real world was just too depressing so I disappeared into fractured fairy tales, likeable women, and bizarre comics.

Here’s what I finished in November
Novels
The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy
Graphic Novels
Fables Vol. 16: Super Team by Bill Willingham

Cinderella: Fables are Forever by Chris Roberson

Chew Vol. 7: Bad Apples

Chew Vol. 8: Family Recipes

Chew Vol. 9: Chicken Tenders

Chew Vol. 10: Blood Puddin’
There will be a summary post of this Chew series binge soon.
Audiobooks
The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine by Alexander McCall Smith

 

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October 2016 Reading Wrap-Up

Posted by on Nov 1, 2016 in Blogging/Reading, Monthly Reading Wrap Up | 2 comments

September 2016 Reading Wrap-Up

October 2016 Reading Wrap-Up

It turns out that October was another month of life interfering with my reading time. Football season, a short vacation to Reno, and just life in general but it’s all good stuff. What I did read in October was all enjoyable. Not a dud in the bunch.

Here’s what I finished in October
Fiction
A Gentleman’s Game: A Queen & Country Novel by Greg Rucka
Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart (review coming soon)

 
Nonfiction
Tender at the Bone: Growing up at the Table by Ruth Reichl
March Book Three by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

 

Audiobook
Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman

 

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Weekend Update – September 2016 Reading Wrap-Up

Posted by on Oct 2, 2016 in Monthly Reading Wrap Up, Weekend Update | 3 comments

Weekend Update

September 2016 Reading Wrap-Up

September 2016 Reading Wrap-Up

Ah September. When work picks up, football season starts, and my reading time takes a hit. It seems to happen every year but that’s OK. Life happens.

So here’s what I finished in September

Fiction
The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig
Bloodline by Claudia Gray (review coming soon)

Audiobooks
The Green Mill Murder by Kerry Greenwood narrated by Stephanie Daniel
An Obvious Fact by Craig Johnson narrated by George Guidall


 

 

Read My Own Damn Books

#ReadMyOwnDamnBooks Update

I have publicly committed to reading the books I already own this year. For my purposes this includes books in all formats that I owned as of January 1, 2016. This means print books on my shelves, ebooks that are in my ebook files, and audiobooks that I have already purchased.

Of the four books I read this month, only one of them was a book I owned before January. I’ve nearly run out of audiobooks that were in my files before then plus I HAD to start listening to the latest Craig Johnson book as soon as it was available. Hey, it’s still 25%.

 

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