I’ve met my match

I’ve finally met my match in speed-reading. My daughter’s devouring books from the local libraries faster than I can read them! Wouldn’t be so bad if she didn’t order in books that I’m keen on reading, too — generally books in a series, so of course I just have to read them RIGHT THIS MINUTE. Like, before they have to go back and she orders in the next one in the series. ‘Cuz, it would be irritating as all heck for me to grab one and find I’m missed a book and am reading them out of freaking order, wouldn’t it?

And did I mention that I haven’t even spent all my birthday book vouchers yet? Let alone found the time to read Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick and Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl, the two books I have spent a voucher on? Horrors! That’s sooo not like me. Damn those library due dates. Mutter mutter, growl growl.

Hence this month’s reading list. A bizarre mixture of YA, eBooks I’ve converted and loaded onto my iPhone, and books that I’ve been receiving in the mail after winning a bundle from the cat-egory(pun intended!) authors who blog over at the funny and endearing and quite wonderful LoveCats DownUnder blog.

And speaking of LoveCats DownUnder, I’ve read two of books that I won that have been written by these talented authors so far and all I can say is…. Awesome! Can’t wait for the rest to arrive *rubs greedy little hands in glee*. Definitely worth following this blog, people.

So without further ado (‘cuz right now I’m supposed to be Duro-Sealing all the kids’ stationery books in preparation for them going back to school next week), here’s my January Reads:

  • Skinned by Robin Wasserman
  • Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman
  • Fires Within by Roxana Blaze
  • Night World 3: Huntress by L.J. Smith
  • Night World 3: Black Dawn by L.J. Smith
  • Night World 3: Witchlight by L.J. Smith
  • Evermore by Alyson Noel
  • Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison
  • The Good, The Bad, And The Undead by Kim Harrison
  • Every Which Way But Dead by Kim Harrison
  • Quinn’s Curse by Natasha Moore
  • Drive Me Crazy by Kate Angell
  • Girl’s Guide To Witchcraft by Mindy Klasky
  • Cirque Du Freak; Darren Shan Vampire Blood Trilogy 1
  • The Vampire’s Assistant; Darren Shan Vampire Blood Trilogy 2
  • Tunnels Of Blood; Darren Shan Vampire Blood Trilogy 3
  • Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow
  • Betrayals by Lili St. Crow
  • Tithe by Holly Black
  • Maximum Ride: Saving The World And Other Extreme Sports by James Patterson
  • Hawksong by Amelia Atwater Rhodes
  • Nameless Surrender by Kristen Daniels
  • Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward
  • Earth to Hell by Kylie Chan
  • Tempted by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast
  • The Earl’s Dilemma by Emily May
  • Marriage Reunited: Baby On The Way by Sharon Archer
  • Fade Out by Rachel Caine
  • Percy Jackson And The Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Happy reading, y’all!

:-)

M

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