May 30, 2015

May 2015 Wrap Up

Well, I have a feeling that I completely failed my TBR this month. Let's review, shall we?

  1. A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin - Done. I struggled all the way through it for the library book club.

  2. Dawn by Octavia E. Butler - Done. This one I read for my regular book club.

  3. The Year of Reading Dangerously by Andy Miller - Nope. I bought it, but I was focusing on other things and haven't read it.

  4. I Refuse by Per Petterson - Nope. It never got in circulation at the library.

  5. Seveneves by Neal Stephenson - Nope. Again, the library hasn't got it in circulation, yet.

2 out of 5. But in my defense, two of those weren't my fault. So let's see what I DID read in May.

Bookmarked: Reading My Way From Hollywood to Brooklyn by Wendy Fairey - I liked the parts about the books, but the author herself isn't very likable.

Find Momo Coast to Coast by Andrew Knapp - I love these books. The cutest little Border Collie hides in these great pictures taken all over North America. You get to look at great pictures while you look for him.

College of One by Sheilah Graham - Remember that Bookmarked book? This is the book by that author's mother about her relationship with F. Scott Fitzgerald and the course of education he created for her.

By Its Cover by Donna Leon - Another Guido Brunetti book. In this one, the initial crime takes place in a library for rare/antique books. Her portrayal of the librarian was pretty fabulous.

Dreamweaver's Dillemma by Lois McMaster Bujold - I picked this up because I'm considering reading one of her series of fantasy/sci-fi books, so I read this book of short stories to see if I liked her writing before I got involved in a long book.

So 7 books, total. Not too bad. I've read 40 books this year, and my goal is 50, so I think I'll make that.

And the last book meets one of my Read Harder Challenges which was to read a book of short stories. I only have 8 challenges left in that project. Yay!

What did you read this month?