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The top 11 books I plan to read in December 2017

Here are

The top 11 books I plan to read
in December!

This time, I’m presenting these titles through a video:

 

HAVE YOU READ
OR ARE YOU PLANNING TO READ
ANY OF THESE?
WHAT ARE YOUR READING PLANS FOR DECEMBER?

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2017: November wrap-up

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:

9  books:
7 in print
with 1,588 pages, that is: 52 pages/day
+ 2 audiobooks
with 23H20, that is: 46 mn/day
.

4 in mystery:

  1. Venetian Blood, by Christine Evelyn Volker – ebook
  2. Sous les vents de Neptune, by Fred Vargas – audiobook
  3. Blackbird Fly, by Lise McClendon – ebook
  4. Dans les bois éternels, by Fred Vargas – audiobook

4 in nonfiction:

  1. One Sip at a Time, by Keith Van Sickle
  2. The Sherlock Holmes Book
  3. A Taste of Paris, by David Downie
  4. Poppies of Iraq, by Brigitte Findakly – graphic “novel”

1 graphic novel

  1. Peppy in the Wild West, by Hergé

 

My favorites in November

Taste of Paris   Sous les vents de Neptune

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

Rebecca

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 

Blog milestones

1,716 posts
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!

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How was YOUR month of  November?

Month in Review

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!

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Top 10 Books to read in November 2017

Here are

The top 10 books I plan to read
in November!

 Click on the covers to know more

CURRENTLY READING

paradise-lost     Blackbird Fly

  Venetian Blood    Man of God

Paradise Lost
= half done!!! stuck…
Blackbird Fly
= translating it into French! almost done
Venetian Blood
= received for review
Man of God
= great book on Saint John of San Francisco
(Orthodox bishop)

READING NEXT

Taste of Paris   Chronicles of a Liquid Society

   One Sip at a Time    The Master Key  

Taste of Paris:
received for review.
I requested it, because I really enjoy the author
Chronicles of a Liquid Society:
I have loved so many books by this author.
Only one book reviewed here though
One Sip at a Time
= on tour at France Book Tours
The Master Key:
= a Japanese classic mystery, received for review

CURRENT AND NEXT AUDIOBOOKS

     Sous les vents de Neptune Dans les bois éternels

Sous les vents de Neptune
= persevering in the Fred Vargas series
The narrator of this one is un-be-lie-va-ble!
He is absolutely amazing at doing the Québécois accent!
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HAVE YOU READ
OR ARE YOU PLANNING TO READ
ANY OF THESE?
WHAT ARE YOUR READING PLANS FOR NOVEMBER?

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