So, my 20 Books of Summer challenge hasn’t got off to the best of starts.
Life sometimes has other plans and a hectic work schedule has left me with little time or energy to read and write reviews, let alone engage with all the fantastic bloggers who are taking part. I am checking in with the #20booksofsummer on Twitter and trying to keep up with all the reading that is going on but sometimes I just need to veg out on the sofa with a glass of wine and an episode of Hannibal to try and keep myself sane!
Not that it’s been all bad. I’ve read 5 books and started my 6th, so I’m only a few books behind. I had intended to write shorter reviews, but when I read a book as fabulous as Keith Ridgeway’s Hawthorn and Child (which may well turn out to be my book of the year!), I want to give it credit with a full review. So, next week I’m hoping to review both Hawthorn and Child and Out and my weekend will be spent in the company of Mr Keith Richards which should be entertaining to say the least!
Now, strategy-wise, do I go for a couple of short books to get back up to my target? Or do I plough on with the biggies to get them out of the way?? Decisions, decisions.
So, a BIG thanks to everyone who is taking part, reading loads and showing me up! I really do appreciate it and I intend to get round all your blogs soon – thanks for your patience.
I am a 40 something book buying addict trying to reduce the backlog one book at a time!