As of this morning, I’m officially one-third of the way to my goal of reading 75 books this year, which puts me right on track. More importantly, I’ve been reading a lot of good stuff and generally enjoying myself. In April, I finished 6 books:
Head Over Heels by Jill Shalvis
Hopeless by Colleen Hoover
Someone Else’s Love Story by Joshilyn Jackson
Amity & Sorrow by Peggy Riley (review coming soon!)
I’ve realized lately that I read a LOT of female authors–maybe something that I need to work to correct. I may have a slight prejudice, however unintentional.
I also participated in a few blogging events during the month of April, including The Estella Society’s #EstellaGram photo-a-day project and, of course, Dewey’s Read-a-thon last weekend. For the former, I didn’t take as many photos as I did in March, but I still managed to get a few good shots. And they’re doing it again this month, so feel free to join in on the instagram fun!
Another May event I’m looking forward to is Trish’s Pin It and Do It Challenge, which I participated in several times last year. I’m hoping to step up my game this time and do more than just cooking pins.
Reading-wise, I have some good books lined up for this month. I wish I could insert one of those lovely pile o’ books shots in here, but since most of what I read is in electronic format, that won’t really work. However, I do have one particular book in mind that will fulfill (yes, finally!) THREE of my challenge goals for the month in one well-written swoop. This one will count towards the Around the World in 12 Books challenge (the country for May is Belgium), the TBR Pile challenge, and it’s on my Classics Club list. That book is [insert drumroll here]:
Anybody want to read Villette with me? This is the kind of book where a readalong would be nice to keep up my motivation, considering that it’s 600 pages long…If I were a more organized person I would have planned one.
Hope your month of May is a lovely one, and I’ll leave you with a little tribute to the first of May via The Bee Gees. Happy listening. 🙂