As May begins it is once again time to reflect on the past month’s reading and to be honest I’m a little disappointed in the amount I read, or should I say the little I read in April. Must do better this month!
I began the month continuing on my journey through YA fiction and finished The Hunger Games trilogy and read two more books from the Carnegie Shortlist before rereading a favourite modern novel. And that was it; four books; four and a half if you include my current read.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
In Darkness by Nick Lake
Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner
One Day by David Nicholls
On the plus side I did watch two films for my Period Drama Challenge in April and as I have already said, I am rubbish at watching films.
Jane Eyre (2011)
Little Women (1994)
Really I’m quite pleased with that achievement at least.
I took part in World Book Night again this year and gave away copies of Victoria Hislop’s The Island. I had 18 copies to give away so I sent an email out at school to see if anyone would be interested and you would not believe how quickly the replies came flooding in; I felt like a book giving fairy/elf! We are organising reading it at the same time so that we can have a mini book club meeting to discuss it, which is exciting.
Technically this is May news, but I ordered a beautiful new Persephone Book at the weekend and it arrived today.
And it has the most fabulous endpapers and bookmark
So I am a very happy bean and now I am going to work on improving the book reading for May.