This month I read 10 books, for a total of 3370 pages (which is the 3rd highest total of the year) and an average of 112 pages per day. I also passed my Goodreads goal of 110 books this month by reaching 111!
Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman
First Sentence: There are things that upset us.
Notable Quote: “Sometimes death is necessary, but it is always an evil thing.”
White Collar Girl by Renee Rosen
First Sentence: It was Voltaire and me.
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
First Sentence: It was night again.
Notable Quotes: “A clever, thoughtless person is one of the most terrifying things there is.”
“But we are all creatures of habit. It is too easy to stay in the familiar ruts we dig for ourselves.”
Challenge: A book a friend recommended
Pride and Prejudice (Manga Classics) adapted by Stacy King
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
First Sentence: I remember being born.
Bob’s Burgers: Medium Rare by various authors
Indigara by Tanith Lee
First Sentence: The problem was that on that day I was supposed to go in for my half-yearly service appointment.
Notable Quote: “Ben was perfectly all right. A bit empty, with a sort of shadowy personality, as if he wasn’t quite there, it is true. But some humans have unhappy lives. They lose their spark.”
Children of the Comet by Donald Moffit
First Sentence: Torris, son of Parn the Facemaker, sat a litte apart from the other initiates who were waiting for their turns with Claz the Priest.
Louisa the Poisoner by Tanith Lee
First Sentence: March Mire lay at the heart of the great moors, a swamp so dangerous that none but fools would venture into it and seldom did they come out.
If You Dare by A.R. Torre
First Sentence: “You know I love you.”