Ah, September ... it was a month of absolute craziness at my house. I prepared for and ran a panel about book clubs at the Baltimore Book Festival, spent a short weekend at the beach, and Kiddo had his feeding tube put in. On top of all that, my Gram and Grandpa couldn't go back home to Florida in September as scheduled because Gram was diagnosed with cancer and needs to be treated asap. Needless to say, all those things combined did not make for a good reading month. Honestly I'm surprised I did as well as I did!
Books - 4 (1,024 pages)
- The Unlikely Disciple (324 pages) - this will generate some great discussion at book club this month
- Till We Have Faces (324 pages) - this book reminded me of why I don't like CS Lewis
- Emmanuel Kolini: Unlikely Archbishop of Rwanda (228 pages) - very interesting subject matter but not the best book
- Cranford (148 pages) - what a wonderfully unexpected find this book was!
- Ines Of My Soul (12.5 hours) - a very rich and detailed historical novel
- The Odyssey (12.5 hours) - I enjoyed this ancient classic very much
- We're working on Sea of Monsters, book 2 of the Percy Jackson series. We got off of our one-chapter-a-night schedule but hopefully we'll be able to finish within the next few weeks. Kiddo's cousin sent him books 3, 4, and 5 as a get well gift so we won't have to wait for them at the library anymore - yay!
- I gave up on My Antonia this month. I didn't like it in high school and I still don't like it today.
- I finally caved and joined Twitter this month. If you're on there too you can find me @Age30Books. Let's tweet! (Kiddo loves the concept of "tweeting"!)
- My TBR list gained 13 titles this month.
Kiddo continues to recover from his surgery and adjust to life with a feeding tube. And yesterday his doctor said he could start adding foods back in slowly, starting with potatoes ... so he got his Burger King french fries yesterday - woohoo!