May Wrap Up

May!

This month I read 9 books for a total of 2,882 pages and an average of 93 pages per day. I started my journey to the Dark Tower and while I was loving the setting (well, most of it) and intrigued by the ideas in book one, books two and three left me dragging my heels. I am soldering on though! Why? Who the hell knows. My favorite read was Lady Trent’s memoir, In The Labyrinth of Drakes, but Bad Monkeys was a close second.

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May Wrap Up

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May!

In May I read 13 books for a total of 2,849 pages and an average of 92 pages per day. Granted, I’m still reading a lot of comics, but I count them as books, so leave me alone :p

Golden Son by Pierce Brown
First Sentence: Once upon a time, a man came from the sky and killed my wife.

Alice in Wonderland (Disney Comic) by Alessandro Ferrari

Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
First Sentence: Unpaved, uneven trails pretended to be roads; they tied the nation’s coasts together like laces holding a boot, binding it with crossed strings and crossed fingers.

The Eternal Smile by Gene Luen Yang

Rat Queens vol 2 by Kurtis Wiebe

Mother of Eden by Chris Beckett
First Sentence: The trouble began on the waking I left Mike with his dad on the Sand for the first time, and went out gathering bark with my Uncle Dixon, my brother Johnny and my sister Starlight.
Notable Quote: “But what Starlight didn’t get is that there’s no point in going on chasing and chasing after that missing thing. Best you can do is to try and give to someone else what you yourself didn’t have.”

Scott Pilgrim: Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Adventure Time vol 3 by Ryan North

Adventure Time vol 4 by Ryan North

Adventure Time vol 5 by Ryan North

Marceline and the Scream Queens by Meredith Gran

The Dragon Hoard by Tanith Lee
First Sentence: The kingdom of King Minus lay at the back door of six or seven very tall, very blue mountains looking out over the sea, which was very blue as well.
Challenge: A popular author’s first book

Adventure Time Fionna and Cake by Natasha Allegri