Wednesday, 1 November 2017

The Month That Was... October 2017

I don't really know what happened in October other than I ended up reading some books that weren't really working for me yet didn't put down. I have also been reading Godsgrave forever, not because I don't like it but it's just a big hardback that I can only seem to read in small portions.

Thanks to Readathon, I read ten books last month, although you may have noticed I am so behind on reviewing them. I'm looking forward to activating my read-whatever-I-bloody-well-like policy for the rest of the year (although I will still try and meet my Goodreads target, I'm not sure about my other challenges).


This month is Non-Fiction November and I'll be doing the weekly prompts for that, and I'll try and squeeze in some non-fiction reading too. I plan on having a bit of a breather on the bookstagram challenge front although I have been doing the short GollanczFest one this week. I think it's nice to have some time to recharge and just do whatever.

I also have a festive giveaway coming up and a fab Q&A with a book shop tour company, so stay tuned! Hopefully things will pick up with my reviewing once all the Ninja Book Swap stuff is out the way.

#ReadHarder

10. Read a book that is set within 100 miles of your location: The Last Hours by Minette Walters

Goodreads: 97/120


Here's what made it onto the blog...

Book of the Month:
A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

Reviews:



Read and awaiting review:

Grave Matter by Juno Dawson
The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley
The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
Frostbite by Joshua Williamson
One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus
Avi Cantor Has Six Months to Live by Sacha Lamb

Currently reading:

Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff
This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada

Blogged about:

#NonficNov: My Year in Non-Fiction
Ninja Book Swap
Get ready to #readathon!
#readathon hour seven
#readathon 10 years in 10 books
#readathon complete
The inspiration behind Blue Shift
Top Ten Autumnal Covers

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