November : My Month In Covers

Posted On 29 November 2019

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November has been a busy month, I’ve not read quite as many books as I would have liked but I still have December to catch up.  I’ve also finished Stage 1 of the SPFBO competition – my final post is here – this was a tough decision to make but I’m relieved to have completed the first part of the competition.  Anyway, my covers this month:

October : My Month in Covers

Posted On 30 October 2019

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Well, it’s Halloween and we all know what that means, pumpkins and scary movies – no! Well… maybe  Yet another month has reached an end and I don’t want to start a flat out panic but Christmas is less than two months away.  I’ve had a shockingly bad month in terms of blogging and reading and can only apologise to all the wonderful publishers for not getting to some of the fantastic books that I’d hoped to read and also to all you lovely bloggers who I didn’t have the chance to visit.  Unfortunately I was without wifi for a couple of weeks and whilst you might think this would make me have more time for reading and really help me to focus it instead pushed me into a kind of stupor.  I read little and became totally lethargic towards everything and to be even more honest, even now though I’ve got the internet back, fully restored, it’s almost a struggle to get back to myself again.  I think it’s probably because I feel hopelessly behind now after having felt that I was getting quite on top of things.  Still, enough about me.  Books!  I did manage to read 7 books (which includes my current read which I should complete by the end of the month.  I also read the first 30% of my fourth batch of books and posted feedback here – rolling forward three books for further investigation and I’ve started my fifth and final batch of books.  I’ll post my month in review tomorrow along with a much needed book review post.  So, here’s my month in covers:

 

September : My Month in Covers

Posted On 29 September 2019

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Hi everyone, hope you’ve all had a lovely September and made the most of the last of the summer.  October is nearly upon us – I do love this time of year, the cooler evenings, the changing leaves and the build up to Halloween with all sorts of spooky books to read. I’ve had a good month in terms of reading and read 10 books, not as focused as last month but okay considering everything else that has been going on.  I do have some catching up with reviews but I’m hoping to press on with some of those today.  I’m pleased to say that I’m keeping to schedule with SPFBO and hope to have a feedback post in the next few days followed by a post outlining my next batch of books – only two more batches left.  So, here is my month in covers:

 

August : My Month in Covers

Hi everyone, hope you’ve all had a lovely August with lots of sunshine and socialising.  I’ve had a good month in terms of reading.  I’ve been a bit more focused and although I do have a few reviews yet to schedule I’m kind of on track so all good.  Plus I’ve provided my feedback on the second month of SPFBO books and chosen two books to read fully one already reviewed here and another review to follow tomorrow).  My next batch of books will be highlighted on Monday.  So, here is my month in covers:

July : My Month in Covers

Hi everyone, hope you’ve all had a lovely July and the weather has treated you gently.  I’ve had a slow sort of month in some respects.   Not many books this month as I’ve been too busy with other things.  Anyhow, feast your eyes on this months covers.  I’ve also included my SPFBO covers and my update is here for the first month of the competition.

And here are my SPFBO covers.  I’ve read at least the first 30% of all of these and chosen one book to read completely:

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