Before YALC (ages ago, I know), I wrote a post about being in a bit of a reading slump, mainly a YA reading slump but I wasn’t feeling anything much really. Since YALC, I’ve been super energised to read anything and everything I can see. I’ve been reading a lot more and different things too. It’s been nice to jump into different genres and I’m enjoying just picking up whatever I feel like!
I knew February would be a quiet reading month for me, i just didn’t know HOW quiet it would be. I started a new job in February, it was my birthday and i had a trip away planned with loads of other stuff thrown in. So at the start i knew that there would be very few opportunities to sit down and read.
Today is the day that we start our eagerly awaited read-along! We have been hosting read-alongs on this blog for as long as we’ve been running it (over two years now, can you believe it?) and this Christmas is no different! A few weeks ago we announced that our read-along book will be I’ll Be Home For Christmas, a collection of short stories from a load of our favourite YA authors!
I’ve gotten in to the habit now of talking about what i’m reading at the moment, my choices, why i made them and what i like/don’t like. It’s always a little more informal than a wrap-up or something similar. So here are the things that i’m currently reading…
Obviously, this is not all in one go. I’m not like an octopus, with eight arms, a book in each one, eyes jumping between them all. However, lately I’ve really been a fan of reading multiple books at once rather than just one. I never used to do this when I was younger because I assumed I would hate it and to be honest, I read so fast that one at a time was enough. I wanted to write a little post about the books I’m currently reading and my reasons (because yes, of course, I have a system)! Continue reading
It’s been a long time since i did a reading update on the blog. I regularly Tweet on our blog Twitter (@TLCCBlog) updates of what i’m reading and when i’ve finished a book, however i rarely put anything on the blog about the books that i’m currently reading. So i’m just checking in with you all and doing a bit of housekeeping!