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(Belated) June 2018 Round-Up, Book Haul and Mid-Year Expense Report

I didn’t manage to finish any books after the mid-month round-up, so my June count remains at 9 books. What I did manage to finish: two conference papers, a book chapter I’ve been struggling with for 6 months, and a … Continue reading

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May 2018 Round-Up

Number of books read in May: 14 Amount of money spent on books in May: BND202.99 (Amazon UK, Book Depository, Best Eastern) Books of note: Emily Fridlund History of Wolves (Atmospheric, sinister, deeply sad for its depiction of how limited … Continue reading

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April Round-Up (On track for 2018 goal!)

In April I read 12 books, which is a pretty solid effort! More importantly, that means that at the end of the first third of 2018 I’ve read 50 books. Math tells me that that means I’m on track to hit my … Continue reading

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March Round-Up

I’m hoping to finish another book on the flight tonight (I’ve got Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In locked and loaded), but I feel that may be optimistic. So I’m going to check-in now: At the end of March, I’ve read 16 books. It’s … Continue reading

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February Round-Up – zombies and mermaids and dragons oh my

Tried my hardest to come back from a pretty poor start to the month, but I did not manage to break into the double digits in February, tapping out at 9 books. I am halfway through Zen Cho’s Spirits Abroad, a collection … Continue reading

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January Round-Up (Ebooks Everywhere)

In January 2018, I read 12 books*. A few salient numbers and notes: All of them were ebooks**. (I switched from Amazon US to Amazon UK about halfway through the month because I needed to read Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine for Feminist … Continue reading

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November Round Up – from Kyoto!

December 2017, here we are. I ended up reading 8 books in November, bringing my total count to 139 books for the year. I’m really hoping to still hit my 150 book goal, so 11 books in December it is! Not really many … Continue reading

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