Reading Update: February 2018

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I read a lot more in February than I did in January. In addition to reading books, I also continued to listen to audiobooks. I’m mainly reading ebooks, because I’ve been getting books from Netgalley, Kindle Unlimited, and Overdrive. I have a lot of books waiting to be read on my Kindle, and hope to catch up on those over the next couple of months. I read a few books toward my 2018 reading goals, but hope to read more books toward reading challenges in March.

February Books:

physical books:
1. Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
2. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
3. The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking
4. Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
5. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
6. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
7. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
8. Daisy Miller and Other Stories by Henry James

9. Stranger by Ursula Archer and Arno Strobel
10. Grist Mill Road by Christopher J. Yates
11. Murder on the Rocks by Shawn Reilly Simmons
12. The Girlfriend by Sarah J. Naughton
13. The Grin of the Dark by Ramsey Campbell
14. Death by Didgeridoo by Barbara Venkataraman
15. The Case of the Killer Divorce by Barbara Venkataraman
16. Peril in the Park by Barbara Venkataraman
17. Engaged in Danger by Barbara Venkataraman
18. Best Friends Forever by Margot Hunt
19. I Know My Name by C. J. Cooke
20. Jeopardy in Juy by Barbara Venkataraman
21. Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
22. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
23. Birding Is y Favorite Video Game by Rosemary Mosco
24. This Is How It Ends by Eva Dolan
25. Bright New Murder by Traci Tyne Hilton
26. The Girlfriend by Michelle Frances
27. Health, Wealth, and Murder by Traci Tyne Hilton

28. L is for Lawless by Sue Grafton
29. The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
30. Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo
31. N is for Noose by Sue Grafton
32. Paradise Lost by John Milton
33. Lady Susan by Jane Austen
34. The Good Girl by Mary Kubica
35. Delirium by Lauren Oliver
36. Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver
37. Requiem by Lauren Oliver
38. Wildwood by Colin Meloy
39. You are a Badass by Jen Sincero
40. Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
41. Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Reading Challenges:
Status as of 2/28/18 shown in italics. The listed books were read in February.

Goodreads 2018 Reading Challenge63/250

Popsugar 2018 Reading Challenge3/50
A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn’t get to – Daisy Miller and Other Stories

A-Z Challenge1/26
P – Paradise Lost

Color Challenge0/15

Genre Bingo Challenge12/24
Magical Realism – Eva Luna
Dystopian – Delirium
Science Fiction – Ender’s Game
Urban Fantasy – Neverwhere
Coming of Age – Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Historical Nonfiction – Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Literary Fiction – Housekeeping
Adventure – Treasure Island
Self-help – The Little Book of Hygge

Modern Mrs. Darcy Challenge1/12

Read Harder2/24
A one-sitting book – This is How it Ends

Gilmore Girls Reading Challenge: Season 5 – 14/25, Season 6 – 15/25, Season 7 – 12/25, A Year in the Life – 12/20
Season 5 books – Daisy Miller, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Season 7 books – Eva Luna, Paradise Lost

Bookriot’s 100 Must-Read Hilarious Books36/100

Bookriot’s 100 Must-Read Books About Monsters31/100
The Grin of the Dark
The Historian

February Mini-Challenge – Library Lovers Day 7/5
This was a challenge from Feb 7 – Feb 28 to read books from the library. My goal was 5 books, I read 7.
– physical books: Eva Luna and Ender’s Game
– ebook: The Historian
– audiobooks: The Good Girl, Delirium, Pandemonium, and Requiem

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