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Month Wrap-Up: March 2018 and April TBR

Read in March 2018: 9

Reviews:
Book of the month
4 stars

2018 Challenge Updates

  1. Read at least 40 books (Goodreads goal) – 30
  2. Read more classics (at least 15) – 4
  3. Read more owned books (at least 20) – 6
  4. Read huge books (at least 3) – Shantaram, Gone with the wind and one more – 0
  5. Re-read  books – 0
  6. Read more non-fiction/ memoir/ autobiography (at least 10) – 7

2018 ultimate reading challenge

  1. A book you read in school
  2. A book from your childhood
  3. A book published over 100 years agoHeart of Darkness
  4. A book published in the last year – Genuine Fraud
  5. A non-fic book Love’s executioner and other tales of psychotherapy
  6. A book written by a male author
  7. A book written by a female author
  8. A book by someone who isn’t a writer – When breath becomes air
  9. A book that became a film – The painted veil
  10. A book published in the 20th century Changing Planes
  11. A book set in your hometown/ region
  12. A book with a name in the titleA Man called Ove
  13. A book with a number in the title – Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
  14. A book based on a true story
  15. A book someone else recommended – 1984
  16. A book with over 500 pages
  17. A book you can finish in a day – Ghachar Ghochar
  18. A previously banned book
  19. A book with one-word title
  20. A book translated from another language – Moonrise From the Green Grass Roof
  21. A personal growth book
  22. A memoir or a journal – Tiger tiger
  23. A book by someone from another country – The Notebook
  24. A book set somewhere you’ll visit this yearThe Blue Castle
  25. An award-winning book
  26. A book you read in school
  27. A book with a character with your first name
  28. A book with a place in the title
  29. A book set in the futureCinder
  30. A play
  31. A scary book
  32. A funny book
  33. A book of short stories
  34. A trilogy or series Me Before You
  35. A bestseller
  36. A book you own but haven’t read
  37. A book about philosophy
  38. An epic poem
  39. A Victorian novel
  40. A book of poetry
  41. A book with a colour in the title
  42. A book with an appealing cover – Everything everything
  43. A book about psychologyThe Mind’s Eye
  44. A book about science –
  45. A graphic novel
  46. A self-published book
  47. A book from a different culture
  48. A young adult book – This sky
  49. A book of non-fiction essays – At the same time
  50. A book by an author you haven’t read beforeGifts
  51. A book set in a country you’ve never been to – Into the water
  52. A book set in the place you live today

How was your March reading-wise? Leave a link to your wrap-up post and I’ll come visit.

 

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Month Wrap-Up: February 2018

 Read in February 2018: 11

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Book of the month
4.5 stars

2018 Challenge Updates

  1. Read at least 40 books (Goodreads goal) – 22
  2. Read more classics (at least 15) – 3
  3. Read more owned books (at least 20) – 5
  4. Read huge books (at least 3) – Shantaram, Gone with the wind and one more – 0
  5. Re-read  books – 0
  6. Read more non-fiction/ memoir/ autobiography (at least 10) – 5

2018 ultimate reading challenge

  1. A book you read in school
  2. A book from your childhood
  3. A book published over 100 years agoHeart of Darkness
  4. A book published in the last year – Genuine Fraud
  5. A non-fic book
  6. A book written by a male author
  7. A book written by a female author
  8. A book by someone who isn’t a writer – When breath becomes air
  9. A book that became a film – The painted veil
  10. A book published in the 20th centuryMe before you
  11. A book set in your hometown/ region
  12. A book with a name in the title
  13. A book with a number in the title – Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
  14. A book based on a true story
  15. A book someone else recommended
  16. A book with over 500 pages
  17. A book you can finish in a day – Ghachar Ghochar
  18. A previously banned book
  19. A book with one-word title
  20. A book translated from another language – Moonrise From the Green Grass Roof
  21. A personal growth book
  22. A memoir or a journal – Tiger tiger
  23. A book by someone from another country – The Notebook
  24. A book set somewhere you’ll visit this yearThe Blue Castle
  25. An award-winning book
  26. A book you read in school
  27. A book with a character with your first name
  28. A book with a place in the title
  29. A book set in the futureCinder
  30. A play
  31. A scary book
  32. A funny book
  33. A book of short stories
  34. A trilogy or series
  35. A bestseller
  36. A book you own but haven’t read
  37. A book about philosophy
  38. An epic poem
  39. A Victorian novel
  40. A book of poetry
  41. A book with a colour in the title
  42. A book with an appealing cover – Everything everything
  43. A book about psychology
  44. A book about science
  45. A graphic novel
  46. A self-published book
  47. A book from a different culture
  48. A young adult book – This sky
  49. A book of non-fiction essays – At the same time
  50. A book by an author you haven’t read beforeGifts
  51. A book set in a country you’ve never been to – Into the water
  52. A book set in the place you live today

How was your February reading-wise? Leave a link to your wrap-up post and I’ll come visit.

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Month Wrap-Up: January 2018

I know it’s a little too late to do this wrap-up but well, life’s been busy.  Here’s what I read last month.
Read in January 2018: 11
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Book of the month
 4 stars

2018 Challenge Updates

  1. Read at least 40 books (Goodreads goal) – 11 read
  2. Read more classics (at least 15) – 2
  3. Read more owned books (at least 20) – 0
  4. Read huge books (at least 3) – Shantaram, Gone with the wind and one more – 0
  5. Re-read two favorite books – Anna Karenina and Thirteenth Tale – 0
  6. Read more non-fiction/ memoir/ autobiography (at least 10) – 1

2018 ultimate reading challenge

  1. A book you read in school
  2. A book from your childhood
  3. A book published over 100 years agoHeart of Darkness
  4. A book published in the last year
  5. A non-fic book
  6. A book written by a male author
  7. A book written by a female author
  8. A book by someone who isn’t a writer
  9. A book that became a film – The painted veil
  10. A book published in the 20th century
  11. A book set in your hometown/ region
  12. A book with a name in the title
  13. A book with a number in the title – Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
  14. A book based on a true story
  15. A book someone else recommended
  16. A book with over 500 pages
  17. A book you can finish in a day – Ghachar Ghochar
  18. A previously banned book
  19. A book with one-word title
  20. A book translated from another language – Moonrise From the Green Grass Roof
  21. A personal growth book
  22. A memoir or a journal – Tiger tiger
  23. A book by someone from another country – 
  24. A book set somewhere you’ll visit this year
  25. An award-winning book
  26. A book you read in school
  27. A book with a character with your first name
  28. A book with a place in the title
  29. A book set in the future
  30. A play
  31. A scary book
  32. A funny book
  33. A book of short stories
  34. A trilogy or series
  35. A bestseller
  36. A book you own but haven’t read
  37. A book about philosophy
  38. An epic poem
  39. A Victorian novel
  40. A book of poetry
  41. A book with a colour in the title
  42. A book with an appealing cover – Everything everything
  43. A book about psychology
  44. A book about science
  45. A graphic novel
  46. A self-published book
  47. A book from a different culture
  48. A young adult book – This sky
  49. A book of non-fiction essays
  50. A book by an author you haven’t read before
  51. A book set in a country you’ve never been to – Into the water
  52. A book set in the place you live today

How was your January reading-wise? Leave a link to your wrap-up post and I’ll come visit.

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Month Wrap-Up: September 2016

I read the following books in September.

I’m in the middle of

Book(s) of the Month

Too many good reads this month.

Total Books read in September: 11

Books carried over to October: 4

Total Books read this year: 54

Total pages read this year: 9957

How was September for you reading wise?

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November 2014 Update and Quick Recap

This month has been busy reading and blogging wise.

I participated in

  • Ho-Ho-Ho Read-A-Thon
  • Blog Ahead!
  • Netgalley November
  • The 5th Annual Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge

     
    Reviews in November

    Insanity by Lauren Hammond
    My Life as a Silent Movie: A Novel by Jesse Lee Kercheval (Audiobook Review)
     

    Books I read in November 2014

    Total – 18 books read!

    A recap of books read in last few months-

    October 2014

    September 2014

    August 2014

    July 2014


     

    June 2014

    What have you been reading?

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    A Year in Recap

    So I have been gone a really long time. And though life’s been a rollercoaster, it doesn’t mean I gave up on books and reading. I slowed down, yes. But  gave up, never. This is a glimpse into a month-by-month account of my reading since I last reported in July 2013. It also gives a hint of the reviews coming up in the near future. I am back, yes, and I hope to stay this time around. *Fingers crossed*

     

    May 2014

    April 2014

    March 2014

    February 2014

    January 2014

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    December 2013

    November 2013

    October 2013

    September 2013

    August 2013

     

    Any book reviews you are especially looking forward to? I will speed them up. 🙂 What have you been reading this year?

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    Month Wrap Up: June & July 2013

    Since I hardly read in June, I am combining this post for the last two months.

    I finished reading in June

    I read in July

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    I’m in the middle of

    Book(s) of the Month

     &  (Kindle Freebie. 5 stars. Highly recommended.)

     

    Total Books read in June: 7

    Total Books read in July: 14

    Books carried over to August: 7

    Total Books read this year: 98

    Total pages read this year: 22020

    How was July for you reading wise?

     

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    Month Wrap Up: May 2013

    So May was an extremely busy month for me since it was my sister’s wedding and then time just flew by. I did manage to read a bit though. I read a total of 14 books.

    I finished reading

    I’m in the middle of

    Book(s) of the Month

    Out of the 14 books, I read in May, 10 got 4 stars. So you can imagine my dilemma in choosing the book of the month. I read some really good reads last month and urge you to read them.

    Reviews this month (click on picture to go to the review).

    Other exciting posts

    Guest Post: Top Ten Tips for Going from Zero to Hero by Geoff Herbach



    Total Books read in May: 14

    Books carried over to June: 4

    Total Books read this year: 76

    Total pages read this year: 17525

    How was May for you reading wise?

     

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    Month Wrap Up: April 2013

    A little late but here I am. For the month of April, I read 11 books.

    I finished reading

    I’m in the middle of

     

    Book(s) of the Month

     followed by  and 

    Reviews this month (click on picture to go to the review).

    Other exciting posts

    COVER REVEAL & GIVEAWAY(INT): SUNBOLT BY INTISAR KHANANI

    WHERE HAVE I BEEN?

    And

    Don’t forget to enter this amazing giveaway!

    WIN 1 YEAR MEMBERSHIP TO WPMU DEV WORTH $219!


    Total Books read in April: 11

    Books carried over to May: 4

    Total Books read this year: 66

    Total pages read this year: 14366

    How was April for you reading wise?

     

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    Month Wrap Up: March 2013

    I had 25 books on my pile for the month of March and how many did I get read? A dismal 14. Yes, that’s it. In spite of the fact that I had almost a week off. Blame it on work or my sister’s upcoming marriage, the time seems to be flying by these days.

    I finished reading

    I’m in the middle of

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    Book(s) of the Month

     & 

    Read my reviews of Freak of Nature and Wool.

    Reviews this month (click on picture to go to the review).

     

    Other exciting posts

    GUEST POST: BASKETBALL AND GAME OF ZEUS BY AIMEE LAINE

    I HAVE BEEN INTERVIEWED!

    BLOGGISH CHIT-CHAT

    PRODUCT REVIEW: SUNSILK PERFECT STRAIGHT

    And

    Don’t forget to enter this amazing giveaway!

    WIN 1 YEAR MEMBERSHIP TO WPMU DEV WORTH $219!


    Total Books read in March: 14

    Books carried over to April: 6

    Total Books read this year: 52

    Total pages read this year: 10703

    How was March for you reading wise?