Friday, November 30, 2018

November in Review


November was busy month and although I read (14) books, (7) were children's books, a much easier and oftentimes, an even more enjoyable experience.

My favorite books for the month were:



November - (14) books: (7) were kids books (1) audio / (12) print (1) eBook
YTD - 2018 - 111
  1. In Pieces; Sally Field NF (personal copy) - 4/5 (Nov/2018)
  2. Strike Your Heart; Amelie Nothomb  (library) - 5/5 (Nov/2018)
  3. There's a Dinosaur on the 13th Floor; Wade Bradford (personal copy) - 5/5 (Nov/2018)
  4. Heads and Tails; John Canty (personal copy) 5/5 (Nov/2018)
  5. Anne of Green Gables; L.M. Montgomery - (personal copy) 4.5/5 (Nov/2018)
  6. Vox; Christina Dalcher (library) - 4/5 (Nov/2018)
  7. OK Mr. Field; Katherine Kilalea - (library) - 2.5/5 (Nov/2018)
  8. Red & Lulu; Matt Taveres - personal copy 5/5 (Nov/2018)
  9. Coming Home; Kerry Hyndman - personal copy 4/5 (Nov/2018)
  10. Little Christmas Tree; Jessica Courtney-Tickle - personal copy - 5/5 (Nov/2018)
  11. The Christmas Eve Tree; Delia Huddy - personal copy - 4/5 (Nov/2018)
  12. Elevation; Stephen King - library - 4/5 (Nov/2018)
  13. The Mars Room; Rachel Kushner - library audio - 4/5 (Nov/2018)
  14. The Swans of 5th Avenue; Melanie Benjamin - book group read - 4/5 (Nov/2018)
December Reading Plans (definites -- I hope)

How did your month go? Any reading plans for December?

18 comments:

  1. Yes, children's books often hit the spot these days.

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  2. Can't wait to see what you think of Becoming.

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    1. I just saw her interviews on Stephen Colbert last night. Love her! Great interview!

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  3. Love how organized you are in planning your reading! I am still a hit or miss reader, whatever catches my eye or appeals to me at the moment.

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  4. I'll be reading Winter in Paradise this month, too!

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  5. Awesome month! I'm rereading Anne of Green Gables now. :-) Happy December!

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  6. So many readers seem to be getting Michelle Obama's book. I wonder if part of that is that we wish we were still in the Obama era. Sigh...

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  7. I wasn't a fan of In Pieces. I'm currently reading Elevation. I have Strike Your Heart and The Christmas Star on hold, and the Anne Of Green Gables series in my
    tbr list at the library. I see a few others in your list that I may read.

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  8. November was a great reading month for you, Diane. Wow!

    I'd Rather Be Readingsounds like a book I'd enjoy reading!

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  9. Great, great month you had! I am currently reading Becoming. It is even better than I thought it would be.

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  10. I've read a few books by Nothomb and always enjoyed them. I need to read this one and her latest in French, also Vox! My recap is here: https://wordsandpeace.com/2018/11/30/2018-november-wrap-up/

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  11. Wow, that *was* a good reading month. Quite fancy the sound of Alaskan Holiday so will be interested to hear what you think of that.

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  12. You had a great reading month. You read a lot and liked most of what you read.

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  13. It looks like November was a great reading month - a lot of 4 star + reviews.

    I had hoped to get to a couple of books you're reading in December myself - the new Jodi Picoult & of course Michelle O'Bama's book - but I think they'll be ones I get to next year, realistically. Happy reading in December! I hope the reading year ends well for you!

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