2019 is starting very interestingly, with a bunch of readalongs:
So I actually read much more than it looks right now, as I only count a book when it’s finished. I have listened to another long classic, see below, and otherwise read an interesting variety of books.
Apart from that, I’m very happy for all the reviews I have recently posted, catching up quite a bit.
And of course, at the beginning of the month, I took part in the wonderful Boutofbooks event
And I launched a new meme! Did you check it out?
Now, I’m considering launching a French Book Box. Does this sound interesting to you? Any thought on that?
So here is what I read in January:
6 in print
= with 1,248 pages, an average of 40 pages/day
1 in audio
= with 22H28, an average of 43 mn/day
2 in nonfiction:
- Are We French Yet? by Keith Van Sickle – for review, on 2/6
- Prayers by the Lake, by Nikolai Velimirovich
2 in mystery:
- The Plotters, by Un-Su Kim – ebook, for review
- The Moonstone, by Wilkie Collins – audio
1 in literary fiction:
- Hear Our Defeats, by Laurent Gaudé – ebook, for review
2 in children books:
- The Trumpet of the Swan, by E. B. White
- Bear and Wolf, by Daniel Salmieri – picture book
MY FAVORITES IN JANUARY
READING CHALLENGES & RECAP
Classics Club: 26/50 (until end of 2020) or 41/65!
2019 Calendar of Crime Challenge 1/12
Where Are You Reading?: 21/50 – to be finished in ??
Total of books read in 2019= 7/100
Number of books added to my TBR this past month= an insane 54…
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MOST POPULAR POST THIS PAST MONTH
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Born a Crime chapter 9-14:
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and my other plans!
How was YOUR month of January?
Kathryn at The Book Date
has created a Month In Review meme
where you can link your monthly recap posts
Thanks Kathryn, great idea!