Monday Missions #3

Monday Missions originated from A Thousand Lives of Daisy on BookTube. See Monday Mission #1 for more info on what it is.

This week I’m going to continue reading Brooklyn by Colm Toibin for my book club. I’m reading it slowly because I have until the end of September and I don’t want to forget too much of the book by the time of our book club meeting.

Brooklyn by Colm Toibin

I will also be reading Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger.

Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger

What are you reading this week?

Top 5 Bookish Pet Peeves

Being an avid reader, especially of physical books, there are some general annoyances that I experience.

1) Folded corners – A pretty common pet peeve but I feel this can be easily avoided by using a scrap of paper, a pen, basically any object small enough to fit in the book. I don’t mind breaking the spine or splayed covers because that can’t be helped. Especially if you read a lot of books, put a bookmark in it!

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June & July 2017 Reading Wrap Up


The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin – Read this in one sitting. An awesome book.
Fables, Vol. 5: The Mean Seasons by Bill Willingham  – Overall, the Fables series is well written and illustrated but at times I feel that there are too many branches to the tree, too many stories going on when I mostly just want to read about Bigby and Snow. I don’t know if I’ll continue reading Fables as I want to read other graphic novels as well.

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