Saturday, December 3, 2022

Reading Recap - November 2022

 


Monthly Total: 19 - Not my best month but not bad.

Monthly Breakdown: 

Print: 6
Ebook: 5
Audio:  8

Mystery:  12
Fiction:  2
Nonfiction: 1
Romance: 4

Favorite Book of the Month:

The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell (Audio) - I listened to this one early in the month and was completely pulled in by this weird and twisty story.  It was a good reminder of just how much I enjoy Lisa Jewell's books.

Twice Upon a Time by L.M. Montgomery (Print) - Montgomery has been one of my favorite authors for decades and this recently published collection of short stories was an absolute delight.  

Least Favorite Book of the Month:

The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse - This wasn't bad but felt a bit slow and there was a mix of too much going on with not enough plot progess.

Where Have My Books Taken Me This Month?



The only new state I visited this month was Colorado.

Internationally I was quite busy and as well as going to England several times I also visited:
France(twice)
Switzerland
and World War II era Iran

How was your reading in November?  Where have your books taken you lately?

11 comments:

  1. The Family Upstairs was so twisty!
    Mary @Bookfan

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  2. It's cool that you keep track of book settings. I hope you have a great December and get lots of reading done!

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  3. That's an impressive number of books, given the demands on your time and the rest of what is going on in your life, Katherine:)). I love the way you keep track of your fictional travels - I went off to outer space into an unknown galaxy where my feisty heroine found herself marooned, never to return to Earth... Here's hoping December isn't too full-on for you to make yet more get-aways to enchanting locations!

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  4. You had a good month. Colorado is such a pretty state.

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  5. Lisa Jewell rocks, I couldn't believe her latest was knocked out of the Goodreads best books of the year vote! I couldn't get into the Sanatorium, mangaed to finsh it but it was just OK for me.
    My book reading as been mostly in England.

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  6. Looks like a good month. I hope December is good too.

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  7. That's a good number of books considering all your activities.

    Anne - Books of My Heart

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  8. I think you did awesome! Happy December!

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  9. I've heard mixed things about Pearse's book, sadly, but i love Lisa Jewell!

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  10. Seventeen is still great to us! Reminding me again of the L M Montgomery book.

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  11. Post WWII Iran sounds interesting. 📗

    I'm doing well with my one book a week goal. I think I'm only going to be two books, possibly three, over my "goal."

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