and June Plans
Monthly Recap Time!
- 7 books; 49 for the year
- 2331 pages, ~23.2 hours | 11478 total pages, 137.5 hours for the year so far
My favorite was … difficult to choose. I’m going with Margaret Atwood’s Burning Questions. Followed by The Candy House, A View of the Harbour, Devil House, All Boys Aren’t Blue, and The Other Einstein. Bonk was least favorite but I still gave it 4 stars.
“I was in the initial or “mud pie“ phase of exploring the possibilities, although I had sent a one-pager to my publishers in February.“-88% in Burning questions
Locations and travels:
- A small harbourside village in England post WW2
- All over the world in The Candy House, as in Bonk
- New Jersey and Virginia in All Boys Aren’t Blue
- Devil House was California
- Burning Questions was mostly Canada, but also New England USA, Berlin, and England
Forking up shepherd’s pie with an expression of contempt.-A View of the Harbour
For challenges, I finished my Wichita KS Library Annual #ReadICT with 12 categories; Devil House completed for an author, John Darnielle, visiting our town. I missed that event, however.
I read both of the Litsy Spin Books and completed one *BINGO*. I’ve readied by 20 books for June’s Book Spin Bingo but have yet to write a blog post here about it. Maybe I can do that now?
Yes! I will be reading I Was Anastasia with Melissa of Avid Reader and am reading Sea of Tranquility with Nancy the BookFool. I’m reading Either/Or now to get ready for TOB Summer Camp and the numbers 5 & 6 above will be discussed during Litsy’s version of Summer Camp.
Pie was mentioned in four of this month’s reads.
I only made pie once this May. I’m eliminating Instagram from my social addiction but will continue to use the #CaresPieShow hashtag at Litsy.
Thank you to Laila of Big Reading Life for doing a buddy read of The View of the Harbour by Elizabeth Taylor. I even posted about it.
What was YOUR favorite book of May?
June 9 is Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day. I hope to make a Mulberry Pie sometime later today.
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