I hit my 2016 reading target with two months to spare! 12 books in 2016 – quite a small target, really, but I’m so pleased I managed it. I’ve now officially read the most books in a year that I have for the past few years. For 2017 I’ll definitely set a higher goal, and… Continue reading 2016 Reading Goal Completed! – New Challenge?
Finished 28/09/2016 Sphere (2014) (first published 2013) | 550 pages 5/5 stars It’s no secret: I judge books by their authors. When I found out about this “debut” from mysterious (note: not mysterious) author Robert Galbraith, I truly believed I’d find so much fault with this book that I’d never want to read it again.… Continue reading Finished: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith
October 1st hit on Saturday, and the website was finally refreshed. Everyone’s buzzing – novels are being thought up, characters are being talked to. NaNoWriMo begins in less than a month. Last year, at this point I wasn’t really feeling it. I remember writing a blog post about how I didn’t really want to participate… Continue reading It’s Beginning… (NaNoWriMo 2016)
Well, I didn’t keep up my miraculous momentum from August, unfortunately. But who cares? September was an awesome month for reading, simply because the book I finished was, well, awesome. September Reads The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (29/08/16 – 28/09/16), 550 pages I didn’t think I’d like it, but my gosh, I loved it.… Continue reading September Reading Wrap-Up
Finished 27/08/2016 Jon Murray (2013) (first published 2012) | 293 pages 5/5 stars I don’t often give books the 5-star rating on Goodreads. Don’t get me wrong, this is certainly not the best book I’ve ever read, and it certainly isn’t going to win any rewards or be remembered hundreds of years into the future… Continue reading Finished: The Girl on the Stairs by Louise Welsh