In April I read 7 books for a total of 1,982 pages and an average of 66 pages per day. Considering I was finishing up planning my wedding, I’m very happy with these numbers.
Pennyroyal Academy by M.A. Larson
First Sentence: If I’m still in this forest by nightfall, I’ll never leave it again.
Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Kreuger
First Sentence: It was another Friday night, not that it mattered to Officer Jim Regan of the Chicago PD.
Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan
Don’t Cry Tai Lake by Qiu Xiaolong
First Sentence: Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau found himself standing in front of the gate to the Wuxi Cadre Recreation Center.
Beastkeeper by Cat Hellisen
First Sentence: The air was full of ice the night Sarah’s mother packed all her bags and walked out.
Notable Quote: “She looks like the kind of woman who would put arsenic in the soup and tenderly nurse someone to death, spoonful by spoonful.”
Symbiont by Mira Grant
First Sentence: The recording is substandard, clearly done on a cellular telephone or cheap tablet, rather than any form of professional camera.
Nimona by Noelle Stevenson