Tuesday, November 29, 2016

November Might as Well Be Over - Book Outbox Post

I might get to read one more book before the month is out. Maybe. I have every intention of starting Crooked Kingdom and once I start I have the feeling I will finish it quickly, but I just haven’t been sitting in one place long enough to even get started.

So, here is a possibly premature Outbox post for November.

It’s been a super lame-ass reading month. But I did attend Book Riot Live, having been chauffeuring my kids around, and have been focusing more on blogging for NaBloPoMo.  As a result, I have posted 20 blog posts but have only read a measly 6 books. Oh! And my head phones are on the fritz so my audiobook game has been nonexistent. I really need to do something about that.

Here are the books I read. 

Anyway, here are the teeny weeny highlights.

Breakfast of Champions was a reread. I think I appreciated the story more as a younger person by much of the commentary about society and its stupidness is timeless. 

Number 1 for the Month: I loved The Female of the Species. Here's my review.

The Screaming Staircase was a great middle grade horror book with teen ghost hunters. Obviously, that is right up my ally and I have downloaded the next two books in the series via Overdrive to keep up with the story.

When the Moon Was Ours is my second Anna- Marie McLemore book. She integrates some magical elements into the story that are at once nice as well as distracting. I enjoyed this book, though feel I've passed the window of my memory to do justice to a review. I did post Ms. McLemore's Weight of Feathers as a Page Turner earlier this year. 

The Leftovers (Review) and A Gamblers Anatomy were both weird. Check out my review for the Leftovers. I liked it but I was like... why? For Gambler's Anatomy, I suspect that some people will love it like a wee little baby. I just couldn't get into it. 

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