Welcome to my October Wrap Up. I had a great reading month, finishing 7 books (4 books off my TBR). I also received 3 ARC’s this month, and I continued my new goal of reading 1 Shakespeare play and 10 Shakespeare Sonnets, as well as 5 Brother’s Grimm fairy-tales, and 3 ‘books’ from Les Miserable by Victor Hugo. I hope to keep this up every month for the rest of the year. I guess we will see if that actually happens.
I have reviews up or coming up for these books so as usual this is just going to be a brief run down on each book I read.
Without further ado, let’s get into my October Wrap Up…
Treasury Of Bedtime Stories by Enid Blyton: This book was magical. I have been makin my way through Enid Blyton’s classic books this year, so I was over the moon to get my hands on this book. This amazing book is filled with wonderful stories and beautiful illustrations. I don’t have a bad word to say about this book.
The Find-Outers: The Mystery Of The Burnt Cottage by Enid Blyton: This book was wonderful. I think this may have been my first experience with the Find-Outers. I don’t remember reading about the as a child. I really enjoyed this book and now that I have found the Find-Outers I look forward to reading about more of their adventures.
Broken Things by Lauren Oliver: This book was fantastic. I wasnt sure about it going into it, but after a few chapters I was hooked. I loved the emotional pull this story had, the mess that was left behind and how people try to move on after a tragedy. The characters and their interactions with each other really grounded this book and made me excited to find out more.
Wundersmith: The Calling Of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend: I honestly don’t have the words to describe how much I loved this book. It was absolutely Wunderful. This was one of my most anticipated releases of the year and it didn’t disappoint. I am totally in love with this series. I want more.
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green. You have to read this book. I honestly didn’t know what to expect going into this book. It turns out I should have expected awesomeness. This book had an amazing plot, fantastic characters and wonderful writing. I am so glad I read it an I cant wait to share it with my friends and family.
Millionaire Mountain Climber by Laura Boon: I loved this book. It had a great plot, awesome characters and a breathtaking setting. It really is everything you want in a romance novel; sweet, sexy and fun. I didn’t just read this book I devoured it. I am so excited to read the next book in the Romancing The Alps series.
The Other Sister by Elle Croft: This book took me by surprise. It took a few chapter for me to get into it but once I did I was hooked. I don’t love books that are told from multiple points of view but I got use to it in this book and by the end I wasnt really bothered by it. This book was creepy, intriguing and will stay with my for a long time.
Shakespeare: I read 1 Shakespeare play and 12 Sonnets in October. I read the following Shakespeare Works This Month:
King Henry The Sixth Part 1
Les Miserable: For those who don’t know this novel, it is broken up into character sections with each character section containing ‘books’. Within each of these books are chapters. These ‘books’ come in various sizes, it is just the luck of the draw really. I hope to read 3 ‘books’ each month. I have read the following ‘books’ this month:
The Idyll In The Rue Plumet And The Epic Of The Rue Saint-Denis:
– Book 12: Corinth
– Book 13: Marius Enters The Darkness
– Book 14: The Greatest Of Despair
Brother’s Grimm: I am happy to say that I not only completed my goals of reading 5 Brother Grimm Fairy Tales in October, I doubled it. I read the following Tales this month:
The True Sweetheart
The Three Little Birds
The Three Snake-Leaves
The White Snake
The Three Spinners
The Queen Bee
The Three Feathers
The Hut In The Forest
That’s it for my October Wrap Up. I hope you all had a great reading month. Let me know what you guys read this month in the comments section.
Until my November Wrap Up…