Sunday, October 19, 2014

Monday Reading Update

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Suddenly October is more than half over! I'm really not ready for it, but the holiday season is rapidly approaching, and then 2014 will be just a fond memory. Well, relatively fond, anyway.  Feels like I must've slept through most of this year.

I set myself a reading goal of fifty books for the year, and it looks like I'm going to get close, but maybe not quite all the way.  Here's what I've read since my last reading update back in September:
Peter Pan Must Die (Dave Gurney series #4). John Verdon
Island Girls. Nancy Thayer
The Mist in the Mirror. Susan Hill
The Two Hotel Francforts. David Leavitt
The Celtic Dagger (Alistair Fitzjohn #1). Jill Paterson
As usual, I'm not doing so well at posting reviews, but I'm working on that.  This week I'm reading Children of the Revolution, one of the Inspector Banks books by Peter Robinson:

And if I can plow through that one, I might get back to one of the books I started last month and put aside -- Bliss House, by Laura Benedict:

I've been reading mostly mysteries, thrillers and ghost stories lately -- it's a great time of year for that. But I think I might be ready for something lighter, without all that mayhem, gore and terror.  So I'm looking for suggestions.


  1. Am afraid I can't help much... I mostly read mysteries - thrillers, suspense and crime fiction. I do appreciate the occasional less-macabre novel though!

  2. It is a great time of the year for chilling books!

    2014 hasn't been a great year for us so I'll be kind of happy to see it go.

  3. Children of the Revolution looks awesome!
    New follower :)
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

  4. Those books sounds really good! Enjoy :)

  5. Bliss House sounds great. Mysteries are perfect for October!

  6. Bliss house sounds really good.

  7. I can't believe the year is 3/4 over!

    Read on!
    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out


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