Ok, so I’m still trying to keep things planned but unplanned. Whatever that means. I had a pretty good reading week for the first week of the year. I finished off two books (Of Blood and Bone by Nora Roberts and This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada) and am working on two others. I do have some reading obligations to take care of though and I want to get on the ball with those starting this week.
I have a pool of ARC/Review copies which I will be working on until I can get them down to a manageable level. Not that they’re completely out of control–I only have two netgalley ARC’s out that need to be read and one that is read and needs a review written. I probably have 10-14 other review copies that are unread–some I may not get to for a while because they’re sequels and that’s fine with me but others I’d really like to get to soon. So not a huge pile, but I hate having things hanging over my head for too long and I really got behind on these obligations at the end of the year.
I’m working on my Discworld reading goal. Started The Colour of Magic and am about halfway through. I’m thoroughly enjoying it and the humor that gets me is often unexpected, like an especially good pun or something.
I picked up an audio copy of My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows from my library. What a fun and ridiculous book. This is one of my favorite periods of history and I’m fairly familiar with the history so you would think this completely inaccurate story would irritate me but it’s like a fanfiction or something so it’s quite fun. I don’t get the whole ‘Dudley turns into a horse during the day’ thing (who came up with that bit of silliness?) but it’s fun and hilarious so I don’t mind at all. Really enjoying this so far.
Once I finish My Lady Jane on audio I plan on starting one of the new books that comes out this week (In Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire and White Stag by Kara Barbieri) but not sure which I want to dive into first so we’ll see what happens. They’re both fairly short so I may be able to get to both of them! 😀
What is everyone else working on this week? Leave a note in the comments, I’d love to hear from you!