I had such a busy month in February that the only progress I made in reading was the two books I had to write reviews for!
I think with having to start my studies again, as well as being a full-time mum, and live-streaming entertainment three times a week, my 100 book reading challenge has become more and more unachievable. I’ve decided to drop the challenge and just reflect on what I do actually get through each month. Without the pressure of the challenge, I think I’ll find reading much more enjoyable again.
In saying that, I actually have a few books in my ”Currently Reading” pile that I thought I’d share an update on. I would like to finish these but it’s likely I won’t get through all of them this month again due to life things.
- Phosphorescence (Yes, i still have not finished it). To be honest I did get distracted with trying to read the others that I forgot this one still exists! I’ve placed it on my bedside table so that I can actually see that I need to finish it.
- The Gunslinger – Dark Tower Series by Stephen King. So far I have read the introduction and foreword to see if I’ll even be able to enjoy the series as I’ve heard so many mixed reviews. It seems to be piquing my interest enough so I plan to continue and attempt to finish the book this month!
- It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover. I’m about 50 pages in to this book and I’m feeling meh and a bit underwhelmed, to be honest. I hope it picks up, because I had really high hopes considering it was one of the most popular books of 2021.
- Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. As this is the book club pick of last month and due to be read by Sunday this week, it is my current priority. While I do enjoy reading classics, this one seems to put me to sleep every time I try to read a few chapters…. will I finish it by Sunday? We shall find out very soon.
- On The Beach by Nevil Shute. This is the newest addition to my Currently Reading pile as it is our Book Club’s reading pick for March! It’s been a long while since I’ve read a post-apocalyptic book so I am keen for the genre change. Even better, I got the hardcover version for a decent price, so it makes for a much more pleasurable reading experience.