March was definitely an improvement on January and February in terms of reading, even if things did slow down in the second half of the month. I finished seven books, so nearly twice as many as I have in past two months. This included two audio books. I’ve finally acknowledged that the one I was stuck on was not working for me, and I’m going to get a physical copy from the library to continue.
PAST MONTH’S READING:
- Rebel Rose by Emma Theriault (historical fantasy/retelling – 4 stars – review) (read February, reviewed March)
- Touched By Magic by Celine Jeanjean (urban fantasy – 3 stars – review) (read February, reviewed March)
- The Girl in the Sunflower Dress by Katie Montinaro (YA contemporary – 4 stars – review)
- Looking For Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta (YA contemporary – 4 stars – review forthcoming)
- The Christmas Hirelings by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (classic – 4 stars – not intending to review)
- Bound By Silver by Celine Jeanjean (urban fantasy – 4 stars – review)
- The Grandest Bookshop in the World by Amelia Mellor (MG historical fiction/magical realism– 4 stars – review)
- The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis (fantasy – 3 stars – not intending to review)
- Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley (YA contemporary/Own Voices – 2 stars – review forthcoming)
I have a YouTube channel where I promote Australian books using the hashtag #AusReads, and also indulge my compulsion for signing up to readathons. Here are the latest videos:
FAVOURITE BOOKISH PHOTO:
We attended the local tri-annual book fair in March and while I didn’t find some of the recent YA books I was hoping for, there were plenty of classics that I’d been trying to track down.
You can see all my bookish photos (plus some RL as well) on my Instagram.
Physical book: Damsel by Elana K. Arnold. I thought this was YA, but it’s actually adult. But I only started it on the bus to work today and have already read 100 pages, so it’s going to be a very quick read and I expect I’ll finish it over the Easter weekend.
Ebook: No ebooks on the go right now.
Audio book: I am continuing through the Chronicles of Narnia and am currently listening to Prince Caspian.
PLANNING TO READ NEXT:
I am absolutely determined to read Hollowpox by Jessica Townsend this month! It’s been too long already! I can’t wait to dive into Nevermoor again! I just hope there will be more Jupiter North this time around!
What are you reading? 🙂