The end of the year is fast approaching and that gives me time to think about all the books that i’ve read (or not read) in 2017. I’m with everyone else in the wondering where the year has gone this time. However, i’m more than excited to leave this years reading behind and start a whole new year of reading.
We announced our read-along for I’ll Be Home For Christmas a few weeks back, and it officially starts in just a few days (11th of December to the 24th if anyone is interested in joining in still)! I’m so excited to get to our read-along this year, and what’s even more exciting is that we are hosting the blog tour for the read-along!
November brought a lot of reading dread that was heightened by the ever closer end to the reading challenge of 2017. I had a really bad reading month back in October, and i really wanted to improve on it in November to make a final push towards my end of year goal of 52 books. I’m pretty pleased with how this month went, however i know it could have gone a little better. Here’s what i managed to get around to reading…
It’s day 4 of our read-along blog tour! If you didn’t know, me and Sophie are hosting a read-along of A Change Is Gonna Come, a BAME anthology all about change. We’ve both been waiting to read this collection for a long time, and reading a story a day means we get to discuss everything together. Which is GREAT!
It’s the first day of our A Change Is Gonna Come read-along and blog tour! I’m so excited to start reading the stories with everyone and especially for some excellent blogs to join in on the fun! I’ve been looking forward to reading this BAME anthology since YALC this year (as there was such a huge hype around it), so it feels great to finally get around to reading the first story.
Title: One Of Us Is Lying
Author: Karen M.McManus
Genre: Crime, YA, Mystery, Contemporary
Publication Date: May 30th 2017
Summary: Yale hopeful Bronwyn has never publicly broken a rule.
Sports star Cooper only knows what he’s doing in the baseball diamond.
Bad body Nate is one misstep away from a life of crime.
Prom queen Addy is holding together the cracks in her perfect life.
And outsider Simon, creator of the notorious gossip app at Bayview High, won’t ever talk about any of them again.
He dies 24 hours before he could post their deepest secrets online. Investigators conclude it’s no accident. All of them are suspects.
Everyone has secrets, right?
What really matters is how far you’ll go to protect them.
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…