5 books read this month, and what a mix of bookish experiences - I "travelled" from the UK (Oxford) and Turkey (Istanbul) to Australia and New Zealand, then to Japan, Uganda, and even North America! Not bad for a month spent entirely at home 🙂
January 2021 was a very prolific in terms of reading, especially reading Japanese authors! As part of the Japanese literature challenge, in this post I share 4 books I read this month, plus other recommendations and ideas.
Hello and welcome to my first reading status of 2021! The new year began with a very prolific reading experience, as I read 5 books this month. A diverse blend of historical fiction, magical realism, and murder mystery! Interestingly, 3 out of the 5 books I read were written by Japanese writers! While I did not consciously choose to focus on books from Japan, I am so happy that I expanded my reading horizon.
For the 2020 favourites post I asked my closest friends to join me and share their favourite books of the year. The result is an extraordinary reading list with inspiring fiction and non-fiction books, a list infinitely better than what I could have written only based on my 2020 books.
Shortlisted Booker 2020 historical fiction, Nordic mythology, and a disappointing eARC - my December reading in a nutshell. Next: Murakami!
Mystery a la Agatha Christie, the highly anticipated "The Testaments", and a weird story from South Korea. And I also started knitting! 🧶
Fellow bloggers inspire me so much to read and explore books that I wouldn't have thought of myself! I join this week's Top Ten Tuesday with a 5+5 formula: 5 books I already read and 5 books I want to read soon, all recommended by bloggers.
Since the previous reading status in Steptember I finished 4 books - keeping up with my personal record for 2020! And what an interesting blend: non-fiction, murder mystery, and exotic settings such as Madagascar and West Africa. Cheers to many more months like that!
Inspired by Top Ten Tuesday, today I share with you a list of books to read this fall. All these books remind me of autumn - either I read them during autumn-ish days, or the mood of the book takes me to autumn land. If any of the books catch you attention, you can read … Continue reading Ten books to read this fall (Top Ten Tuesday)
Reading 4 books in a single month is a personal record for 2020! And what an interesting blend: non-fiction, dystopia, murder mystery, and science fiction. Cheers to many more months like that!