Monthly Wrap Up

September Wrap Up

September!

In September I read 12 books for a total of 2,607 pages and an average of 87 pages per day. I’m pleasantly surprised by how much reading I accomplished this month; I think what helped was reading more novellas and middle-grade.

I’m happy to say I enjoyed most of what I read this month. While nothing was deplorable, A Bollywood Affair and Auxiliary London 2039 were my least liked reads, though they still kept me entertained enough not to DNF.

Skunk and Badger by Amy Timberlake
First Sentence:
The first time Badger saw Skunk, he thought, puny, and shut the front door.

Rogue Protocol by Martha Wells         
First Sentence:
I have the worst luck with bot-driven transports.

A Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev
First Sentence:
A sea of wedding altars stretched across the desert sands and disappeared into the horizon.          

The Keeper of the Isis Light by Monica Hughes          
First Sentence:
It was a day like any other day on Isis, and yet, when it was over, nothing would ever be the same again.

Auxiliary London 2039 by Jon Richter
First Sentence:
The door sagged inwards, and the detective wrinkled his nose at the stench before he even crossed the threshold.

Flotsam by R.J. Theodore
First Sentence:
The layer of trash below Talis’s feet sparked as she descended toward it.           

Exit Strategy by Martha Wells
First Sentence:
When I got back to HaveRatton Station, a bunch of humans tried to kill me.

Context: Further Selected Essays on Productivity, Creativity, Parenting, and Politics in the 21st Century by Cory Doctorow   

Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling  
First Sentence:
Out in the harbor, the ship’s masts burned.

Premeditated Myrtle by Elizabeth C. Bunce
First Sentence:
“Correct me if I’m wrong.”     

Well Played by Jen DeLuca
First Sentence:
It all started with a necklace.  

Stone and Steel by Eboni Dunbar
First Sentence:
Aaliyah’s army stood on the precipice of home.

Quarterly Stats

Books Read: 87 of 125
Pages Read: 21,175

Daily Reading
July: 30/31
August: 30/31
September: 28/30

Year: 256/365

*cover images from Goodreads

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