My year in books…so far

readng2016-copyreadingchallenge-2016-2I want to read 2 more before the year ends.

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Challenge Check Up…Fail

I think that I am just about done with the 2016 Reading Challenge, and I perhaps could’ve wrapped it all up this month with one book, but I haven’t read a new book since her royal spyness. Ive started 5 different new books and that goes nowhere really fast.  I can’t drum up enough feeling to care about the new characters and stories.  At first I thought maybe this was depression, but I think I’m just tired. Falling asleep before 3am is a gift these days, so I go throughout the day like a zombie.  I have read books, but just ones I’m already very familiar with.  It doesn’t take as much brain power I guess.  Anyway – here are a few of the books I acquired in August.  I hope to be finished with 3 by October.  Just three, that seems attainable. So hopefully by next month I’ll have something to report.

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Right now I’m muddling through Everything We Keep, The Night Circus and Queen Sugar right now. Uninvited is my devotional for this month.  And you can enter to win a free kindle copy here.  The giveaway ends Tomorrow.

 

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Reading Challenge Check Up

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The loving arms of literature has been comforting to me in the past few weeks.  Ive bought about 5 books, but I find myself picking up  books that I’ve already read.

shrill2 I did dig into Shrill by Lindy West.  It was heavy no pun intended. I feel like there will people who identify and people who do not. She put words to so much of what I have lived.  It was strange that someone else was relating some of my experiences growing up.  I so often felt alone.  Hmm,   Perhaps these days people might understand a little more the words just because you haven’t experienced it does not mean it does not exist or is not true..but maybe not. Either way, you should not be a jerk to people and deny someone’s experience.

Ive also been able to get my hands on thspynesse latest  Royal Spyness Mystery – which almost always comes out around my birthday. Visiting with Georgie is usually fun, but it’s a bit tedious right now.

And of course in honor of the Netflix release The Little Prince, One of my favorites. Another which can be finished within a day.

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