Happy end of October! This month my reading did slow down a bit, but I also read all novels and graphic novels, no manga, which is the first time in a long time that happened.
This is what I read:
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous – I picked this up as part of my end-of-year-MUST-REACH-TBR-GOAL frenzy. It was short so I figured I could get through it quickly. Well I did. It was ok.
Forest Mage by Robin Hobb – I buddy ready this with Zezee @Zezeewithbooks and I really liked it! This was the second book in Hobb’s soldier son trilogy and man was it gritty. Killed me. But overall, liked it. Wrote a blabber, if you’re interested!
Armada by Ernest Cline – Unfortunately this one was a DNF. I tried. I tried. Augh I tried. This book felt like a teenage boy’s wet dream. And to be fair, that’s probably intentional. And I’m sure there are a large number of people who would love this.
It’s just not me.
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux – I picked this up for the same reason I picked up Go Ask Alice: it’s short.
I gotta tell ya though, I was not expecting to love this. But color me surprised, it was by far my favorite read of the month. It was eerie and spooky and heart breaking and dramatic and it was perfect. I. loved. it.
Fence vol 3 by C. S. Pacat – Again, a short one! This is my one and only graphic novel of the month and it was pretty decent. I was able to pick it up after not having read vol 2 for literally a year and figure out where I was, so it’s got that going for it.
I’m still waiting to love this, it hasn’t happened yet, but it could potentially get there. I like it, though.
- I’m super full right now. I had ice cream! Not really news but I enjoyed it, man.
- Yeah I got nothin’. October was uneventful, at least to the extent that I’m comfortable sharing on the internet.
- Read 50 books – 161/100
- Maintain a consistent posting schedule
January – Fail
February – Pass
March – Pass
April – Pass
May – Pass
June – Pass
July – Pass
August – Pass
September – Pass
October – Pass
- Keep track of reading statistics – In progress
- Reduce physical TBR to 200 – 214
And that’s it! Lemme know if you’ve read any of the above. Happy reading!
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My metal mood has passed but when it comes back around, I’m so getting the Phantom of the Opera book to read before listening to my favorite Nightwish song!!
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