Category: Round-up (Monthly)

Monthly Round-up: August 2017

Whew. August was a crazy month! The 20 Books of Summer 2017 reading challenge ends on September 3, which means I’ve got four books to finish reading in a short amount of time. Is it the weekend yet? Books Reviewed: The Bedlam Stacks by…

Monthly Round-up: July 2017

With just one month to go in the 20 Books of Summer 2017 challenge, I need to pick up the pace with my reviews. I’m running a bit off schedule, but I don’t feel too bad about it. I’ve been making huge strides in…

Monthly Round-up: June 2017

I’m pretty pleased with my start on the summer: I’ve read 7 books towards the 20 Books of Summer 2017 reading challenge. I still have a high daily page count to deal with, but it hasn’t gone up since the start of the summer. Not…

Monthly Round-up: May 2017

It’s good to have a light month before the 20 Books of Summer 2017 reading challenge, but more on that June 1… (so excited!) Books Reviewed: The North Water by Ian McGuire (4.8) Minds of Winter by Ed O’Loughlin (3.8) House of Names by Colm…

Monthly Round-up: February 2016

I read quite a bit this month and it wasn’t until I compiled the list that I noticed all my February books were written by women. I’m still rationing out the Christie, two others were read for April (am attempting a “theme” month, stay…

Monthly Round-up: January 2017

How is it the end of January already? Books Read: –Murder of the Century by Paul Collins –The Sellout by Paul Beatty –The Bullet Catch by John Gaspard –The Miser’s Dream by John Gaspard –Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie Reviews Posted: –The…

Monthly Round-up: March 2016

…in which regular blogging takes a backseat to book writing. I have 20,000 words to show for the month so I’m not going to rough myself up too badly for blogging haphazardly. Here’s hoping that I can balance my writing better in April. Books…

Monthly Round-up: February 2016

With only four work weeks and a three-day weekend, February moves quickly. I’d written this month off in terms of reading, then I got sick and spent more time in bed than planned. Happily, I’m feeling much better now and I’m pleased with the…

Monthly Round-up: January 2016

It doesn’t seem possible that we are one-twelfth of the way through the year, but we are. Six books read with only two counting towards the Mt. TBR Challenge may sound like dismal progress, but please note that two books hit the 500 page mark. (I…

Monthly Round-up: November 2015

November is hectic every year. Due to many random events and much introspection, I spent more time writing than reading. I’m pleased with the amount of writing I accomplished, but I don’t have much to offer by way of reviews. Of the books I…