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November 2012 Wrap-Up

01 Dec

Books Read and Reviewed (16 books)

  1. The Girl from Junchow by Kate Furnivall
  2. The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
  3. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  4. The Jewel of St. Petersburg by Kate Furnivall
  5. An Offer You Can’t Refuse by Jill Mansell
  6. Flower Fables by Louisa May Alcott
  7. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
  8. As You Like It by William Shakespeare
  9. Pericles by William Shakespeare
  10. Othello by William Shakespeare
  11. Cymbeline by William Shakespeare
  12. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  13. Poems of Emily Dickinson
  14. The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
  15. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
  16. Mythology by Edith Hamilton

1,000,000 Page Goal

Monthly Total: 4459 pages
Pages Remaining: 892,721 pages

Current Read

  • The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
  • The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees
  • The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

Books Won (3)

  • A Change of Fortune by Jen Turano from Library Thing’s Early Reviewers
  • The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter from Cathy at Addicted to Books
  • The Velveteen by Daniel Marks from Becky at Stories and Sweets

Books I Gave Up On (0)

Challenges Completed

  • Shakespeare Reading Challenge — 12 plays in a year.  3 histories, 3 tragedies, 3 comedies.  Overall I enjoyed the challenge, but at this point, I definitely need something else.
  • Telling Tales — This was a much more difficult challenge to finish, but I finally did it.
  • Science Fiction — Mixed results in my enjoyment, but some good reads.
  • Books2Movies — Twenty books made into movies.  This challenge will be on the list for next year.

Comments

November was awesome!   I knocked out three reading challenges and over 4000 pages.  Traveling to Indiana for Thanksgiving allowed me a ton of time for reading on planes and in airports.  And I used my iPad to read most of those books.  I’m hoping to finish at least four more reading challenges in December and finish 2012 out with a bang!

Next Month’s TBR — Last chance to knock out those reading challenges

  • The Magician King by Lev Grossman
  • The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan (about halfway through)
  • The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
  • The Firemaster’s Mistress by Dickason
  • Arthurian Romances by Chretien de Troyes
  • Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
  • The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees
  • Some book about food…
  • The Bridge of Scarlet Leaves by Kristin McMorris
  • More nonfiction?

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