So I actually had a great month for reading and also for acquiring books. Not sure my boyfriend believes it’s so great, but hey ho. He should have learned by now.
In Januaury 2020, I read 11 books, as follows:
Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott
Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children #3) by Seanan McGuire
Saga: Volume 5 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
Kim Reaper: Grim Beginnings by Sarah Graley
Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome
Home Cooking by Laurie Colwin
One Word Kill by Mark Lawrence
This worked out at 3104 total pages, or exactly 100 pages a day.
I’m actually really pleased with this, considering I slumped throughout pretty much the whole of 2019. I enjoyed what I read too, for the most part. I’m so glad I’ve got back ‘into’ reading again. I’m never quite sure who I am when I’m not reading!
I’m also impressed that I’ve reviewed four of those books so far. Again, more impressive when you consider that I barely reviewed anything last year. Go me!
Best Book of January 2020:
Five Dark Fates by Kendare Blake
(although Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer is a runner-up)
Worst Book of January 2020:
Meat Market by Juno Dawson
I did spend £118.46 on books though. Oops. And that doesn’t count the £75 of Waterstones loyalty points that I’d amassed and spent in one glorious blow-out in Waterstones Piccadilly. In my defence, right… well, I don’t have one. But my boyfriend escorted me book shopping around London, so what else was I meant to do!? Plus, I didn’t spend all my points… I’ve been saving them up for years, with the plan of spending them in one go when I reached £100. Which I did, and I had a thoroughly good time too.
I got nine books out from the library literally the next day too. Ah well.
So a good month all round, really. I’m hoping February will be just as successful 🙂
What was your favourite book of January 2020? Let me know in the comments!