Let’s skip the fact I still don’t know what time is and just dive right into the wrap up itself this time, yeah? Otherwise I’m just going to be a broken record, and no one wants that.
This month I read 18 books and 1 novella, and I even churned out a book review. Not bad, I think! I’m going to have to read 19 more to wrap the year up on 200 books, as per my Goodreads goal, but I’m shutting myself back into lockdown to avoid the people that might have done Thanksgiving and are now carrying COVID around like a designer purse, so! I have plenty of time.
(Wear your masks, people. Don’t go to gatherings. Wash your hands and masks. Just be considerate, okay? It’s really not that hard.)
What I read:
Black City by Elizabeth Richards // ★☆☆☆☆
20 in 2020:
Hereafter by Tara Hudson Black City by Elizabeth Richards
- The Princess in the Opal Mask by Jenny Lundquist
The Alchemyst by Michael Scott
- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan Vamps by Nancy A. Collins Splintered by A.G. Howard The Dress Lodger by Sheri Holman
- The Blessed by Tonya Hurley
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Ashes of Twilight by Kassy Tayler Breathe by Sarah Crossan Dark Places by Gillian Flynn Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard The Last Wife of Henry VIII by Carolly Erickson
Sweet Jesus, this has been a month. Between Supernatural blowing everything up not once, not twice, but three times in November alone and a number of other things that happened this month, I feel like I lived a whole ass year just in November alone. It’s been both exhilarating and utterly exhausting.
2020 is proving to be the wildest year I’ve ever lived through, and I’d prefer to never do this again, thank you very much.
Anyway. Kind of wishy-washy on ratings this month. Had some spectacular reads and a lot of not-so-great ones, and I don’t know if that’s because I was cynical as hell this month (read: year) or just because I genuinely would have disliked them no matter what (it’s probably this one, honestly, I’m so picky now) but oof. At least I only have three books left on my 20 in 2020! And then I’m doing it all over again in 2021!
(No but I am excited, honestly. I drew the list already so I know what I’ll be reading, and some of them I’m HYPED to get to. Others… not so much, but they’re on my TBR and, damn it, I’m going to read them. I was excited at one point, which is why they’re there at all, maybe I’ll get excited again.)
Next month will have a plethora of posts coming as I wrap the year up, so if you’re interested in those, consider sticking around! They’ll be at the tail end of the month so I have time to actually complete the things I’m supposed to be wrapping up.
Thanks for reading!