November is a month for being thankful, and I have a lot to be thankful for– my family, health that may not be perfect, but could be much worse, a stable life, and lots of time to read. I’m also thankful for on-line friends and kittens I can watch over the Internet.
I did get quite a bit of reading done in November, although perhaps not quite as much as the book count suggests– there are some very short books in there!
I realized one of the reasons that I haven’t been reading as many print books is that I’m getting older, and my eyes are having trouble at times with the print in books. Getting a second pair of reading glasses, so that one stays in my purse and one stays by my bed, has helped a lot with that.
So, on to the books read:
- Double-Booked for Death (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery #1) by Ali Brandon
- Elegy for Eddie (Maisie Dobbs #9) by Jacqueline Winspear
- What the Zhang Boys Know by Clifford Garstang
- A Novel Way to Die (Black Cat Bookshop Mystery #2) by Ali Brandon
- Among the Mad (Maisie Dobbs #6) by Jacqueline Winspear
- How It All Began by Penelope Lively
- The Unlikely Disciple: A Sinner’s Semester at America’s Holiest University by Kevin Roose
- Tonight I Said Goodbye (Lincoln Perry #1) by Michael Koryta
- Shadow Puppets (Shadow Saga #3) by Orson Scott Card
- Black River by Dean Koontz
- Son (The Giver Quartet #4) by Lois Lowry
- Messenger (The Giver Quartet #3) by Lois Lowry
- Gathering Blue (The Giver Quartet #2) by Lois Lowry
- The Giver (The Giver Quartet #1) by Lois Lowry
- Redwood Bend (Virgin River #18) by Robyn Carr
- Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
This brings my yearly totals to 145 books read: 38 paper books, 23 Nook books, and 84 audio books. There shouldn’t be a problem reaching to 150 for the year :-).
The best books of the month were Between Shades of Gray and How It All Began, followed by Elegy for Eddie.