Thursday, September 2, 2021

August Review and Goals for September!


August is typically a great reading month for me - not only is it the end of summer vacation for the kids - which often means a little vacation - it's also my birthday month, so I typically take some extra time for myself to do the things I love.  Unfortunately, this August, I had a big work deadline and found myself distracted having to spend time on that, and then often so tired in the evenings that I wasn't able to focus on reading anything.  To this point, while I rarely watch television, I actually watched two short series in August (White Lotus and The Chair) - which was nice shared experience with my husband.  I did manage to get through about half-way of a few books, so I suppose that gives me a bit of a head start on September!  My goal books for August were:

  1. Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner (Fiction/Book Club)
  2. Hunt, Gather, Parent by Michaeleen Doucleff (Nonfiction/Book Club)
  3. Dear Ann by Bobbie Ann Mason (Fiction/Loaner)
  4. Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Fiction/Library)
The books I actually read in August were:
  1. Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Fiction/Library)
  2. People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry (Fiction/Shelf)
  3. How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps  by Cherie Jones (Fiction/Library)
  4. Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt (Fiction/Loaner from my kid!)
Goals for September:
  1. Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz (Fiction/Library)
  2. Hunt, Gather, Parent by Michaeleen Doucleff (Nonfiction/Book Club)
  3. Range by David Epstein (Non-Fiction/Shelf for Book Club)
  4. Fiction book from my shelves at home!
I also want to get my to-read shelf in order for the fall/winter.  Moving away from the beach reads to the cozy mysteries!

~ Happy Reading!! ~