The arbitrary unit of time we know as 2016 has come to an end to much celebration for many. I am a bit more reserved in my exuberance, since the future bleeds from the past, and the past twelve months have been less than fortuitous. I try not to be a Morbid Mary, but my hopes for the future are…guarded at best. Be that as it may, our little wet rock has taken another trip around its star. Here I present what I’ve accomplished in that time, and what I’d like to accomplish before the next trip comes to a close.
This was a fun, little, weekly foray, and I greatly enjoyed coming up with questions and seeing all of your answers, but I’ve decided to end it. Formulating a query and answering it took much longer than many would think, and I desperately need to dedicate my time to other things. You can find all of the questions at the end of the above link. Please feel free to answer any that strike your fancy! I’m always up for a good discussion.
2016 Goodreads Book Challenge: 20
Books “Completed” Per Goodreads: 21
Number of Books Finished: 18
- The Ghost of Buxton Manor
- The World of Ice and Fire
- The Tales of Yagath
- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
- The Mystical Qabalah
- The Red Rose
- The Tales of Beedle the Bard
- The Invisible Library
- The Rape of Lucrece
- The Slow Regard of Silent Things
- Paradise Lost
- Dreamsongs Volume II
- The Light of the Fireflies
- Dreamsongs Volume I
- The Jade Dragon
Links go to my reviews. The review for The Ghost of Buxton Manor is pending, as I just finished that this past week. I’m planning audio (potentially video) reviews for Paradise Lost and The Rape of Lucrece, which is why they don’t have reviews.
I technically only completed 18 books, since The Invisible Library and Magonia were both DNF, but I guess because I put an end date, Goodreads counts them.
Favorite Book: The Ghost of Buxton Manor by Jonathon L. Ferrara – I haven’t reviewed this yet, but I’ll have a glowing one for your perusal before the year is much older. At initial rating I gave it four stars, but I just upped that to five because it deserves it. The novel is an utter delight, and I highly recommend it.