Reading Review: October 2019

Welcome to my Monthly Reading Review.
This post is my attempt to keep track of how I’m doing with my reading challenges and resolutions.

BOOKS I’VE READ

     

The Institute by Stephen King

A Little Hatred (The Age of Madness #1) by Joe Abercrombie

Total Library Books Read This Month: 2
Total Own Books Read This Month: 0
Overall Total Books Read This Month: 2

Total Library Books Read 2019: 23
Total Own Books Read 2019: 3
Overall Total Books Read 2019: 26

MY READ OF THE MONTH

Tough choice because I enjoyed both the books I finished this month. I’m going to say The Institute by Stephen King.

BEAT THE BACKLIST

My total for this challenge is currently 10 books read.   So far I’ve read:

The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding (Poirot #35) by Agatha Christie
The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths
The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas
The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden
Taken at the Flood (Poirot #28) by Agatha Christie
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Poirot #4) by Agatha Christie
The Woman in the Woods by John Connolly
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay
Shiang (Empire of Salt #2) by C. V. Iggulden

This year I’m having a go a something a little different – Beat the Backlist Bingo. I have no idea how many of these boxes I’ll manage to tick but it’s a little extra to add to my challenge.

  

 

Book with under 1000 Ratings on GoodReads – 830 for The Stranger Diaries at time of Completion.

Part of a trilogy – The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

New-to-me Author – Kate Mascarenhas with The Psychology of Time Travel

Cover with your Favourite Colour – Taken at the Flood (Poirot #28) by Agatha Christie

Title is a Name – In this case, the title contains the name – The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Poirot #4) by Agatha Christie

Over 400 pages – The Woman in the Woods by John Connolly is 496 pages

Book to movie/show – Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

Cover art redesign – A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

One word title – Shiang (Empire of Salt #2) by C. V. Iggulden

GOODREADS

So far this year I’ve read 26 books.

GOALS

  • Participated in Readers Imbibing Peril throughout September and October.

So concludes October’s Reading Review. See you again next month.

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