November 2017 wrap-up
Another interesting month of reading, with quite a bit of diversity!
And I have reached 101 books, out of my goal of 100, so this year should be quite a record!
Here is what I read this past month:
7 in print
= with 1,588 pages, that is: 52 pages/day
+ 2 audiobooks
= with 23H20, that is: 46 mn/day.
4 in mystery:
- Venetian Blood, by Christine Evelyn Volker – ebook
- Sous les vents de Neptune, by Fred Vargas – audiobook
- Blackbird Fly, by Lise McClendon – ebook
- Dans les bois éternels, by Fred Vargas – audiobook
4 in nonfiction:
- One Sip at a Time, by Keith Van Sickle
- The Sherlock Holmes Book
- A Taste of Paris, by David Downie
- Poppies of Iraq, by Brigitte Findakly – graphic “novel”
1 graphic novel
- Peppy in the Wild West, by Hergé
My favorites in November
Reading Challenges recap
Classics Club: 24/50 (until end of 2018)
Back to the Classics Challenge: 6/6-12
Mount TBR: 16/48
Where Are You Reading?: 21/50 – to be finished in ??
Total of books read in 2017 = 101/100!
Number of books added to my TBR in November= 33
Blog recap in November
I participated in Nonfiction November, which made me of course add quite a few nonfiction books to my TBR!
I organized 2 giveaways. It was fun to be part of the Gratitude Giveaway Hop. There will be something similar in December!
The giveaway for December at France Book Tours is very special and now available.
As part of the Classics Club, we got our new spin – see here what I got!
My public library is organizing a winter challenge: we had to mention our favorite genres and list our last 4 books read, and they pick a book for us to read and review in December. Isn’t that fun? I’m totally thrilled and will tell you on Monday what they picked for me.
Most popular book review in November
click on the cover to access my review.
Posted 5 years ago.
Yes, again the most viewed this month!!
Most popular post last month
– non book review –
Born a Crime: Chap 9-14 read-along
Book blog that brought me
most traffic this past month
Stuck in Books
Top commenters of the month
Inspired by Becca at I’m Lost in Books!
and her Blogger Shout-Outs feature
= 1 point per month for the top 3.
The one who has the most points at the end of the year will receive a gift!
NB: just congratulating winners of giveaways does not count as a real comment 😉
11: Karen at Booker Talk
11: Kristyn at Reading to Unwind
10: Lucy at The Fictional 100
over 4,360 subscribers
over 145,400 hits
Plans for December
Post a surprise tomorrow, with my first participation in a special kind of exercise
Participate in December Giveaway Hop
Write a bunch of mini reviews, do a few videos – we can always dream, right?
Read the book I got for Classics Spin, and the book picked by the library staff
Come back on Monday
to see all the books I plan to read in December!
How was YOUR month of November?
Kathryn at The Book Date
has created a Month In Review meme
I’ll now be linking my monthly recap posts
Thanks Kathryn, great idea!
It looks like you had a great November! YAY on 9 books! Also, One Sip at a Time, by Keith Van Sickle looks great! Happy Reading!
it definitely is a great book, like all France Book tours book, lol
Congrats on reading 101 books!! That’s an accomplishment!!
Looks like a good month for you and You’re doing good on your challenges. Don’t you love it when you work so hard to tackle the TBR and just like that, there’s more books. LOL
I know, the book bloggers curse I guess, lol
I’m starting to see A Taste of Paris about in stores here, I’ll have to add it to my TBR (I was going to anyway, but nice to see your recommendation, I’ll hope to read it sooner)
Hopefully, I’ll review it soon, it’s really excellent
Well done, nice to be setting a reading record for yourself. All the best for December.
thanks, you too
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Great reading in November! I don’t think I could get through that Paris book without getting hungry. lol. Love that Rebecca was your most-viewed post – that one is on my reading list for the new year, or maybe the end of the year. I’ve heard such good things about it!
well, I WAS hungry all the time, lol!
I guess lots of students are looking for resumes on Rebecca, this review has been the favorite of the month for many months! before that, it was a lot Of Mice and Men. So looks like good old classics attract lots of readers to a blog
My November reads were great! I found Asterix the Gaul by Rene Goscinny. I used to read panels from this comic as practice in my high school French class.
awesome! Goscinny is wonderful. Those are super smart comics, with so many reference to history