This Week in Reading: Wait, It’s December Already?!?

I feel like if I blink too long then I’m just going to wake up and it will be 2020 and I’ll have missed all of December. Time is just going by way too quickly. Welp.

Anywho, I had a pretty awesome reading week last week, mostly thanks to listening to audiobooks while working on my book cataloguing project during my 4-day weekend. While I did get a good amount of reading in it wasn’t all what I’d hoped to be reading as far as working on finishing up my Autumn TBR, but it was still reading and I’ll take what I can get. πŸ™‚

I managed to to complete FIVE books last week. I blasted through the first two of Tanya Huff’s Vicki Nelson series (why did it take me so long to start this series???) and then moved on to The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen. In print, I read To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers (already have my review up here, if you missed it) and then read Desdemona and the Deep by C.S.E. Cooney. To be fair. all five of these were fairly short books, but I’m still pretty happy with my progress.

Also, I’m really behind in blog hopping again, blargh. Hopefully will start to catch up again soon as I’m usually doing it during downtime at work lately. πŸ˜‰

This week I’m still reading Angel Mage by Garth Nix. I made some good progress over the weekend and it’s been an interesting read so far, definitley have some thoughts on it already. Looking forward to seeing where the rest of the story goes.

Once I finish up Angel Mage I’m going to move onto another book I’ve been sent for review, The Will and the Wilds by Charlie N. Holmberg. I’ve loved everything I’ve read by her so far, she writes the blend of fantasy and romance that I enjoy, so really very excited to start this one.

In audio, I’ve started up Fevre Dream by George R.R. Martin. I need to get to work on these bingo reads I have left because April 1st will be here before I know it. I think I have 12 squares left. Luckily, most of the books I have left on my list should be fairly quick reads, hopefully.

In the event I finish up Fevre Dream this week, I’ll most likely start on The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl by Theodora Goss. This is the conclusion to her trilogy and I’m always happy (bittersweetly so) to complete a series. I’ve really enjoyed the first two books and I’m looking forward to further adventures.

So, those are my plans this week, such as they are. They may change because I’m me and it really all depends what kind of mood I’m in. Hopefully I’ll stick to this though and be able to accomplish a few goals (books for review, bingo reads, finishing series). We’ll see! Any thoughts on my picks for this week? What are you reading? Leave a note in the comments, I’d love to chat!

 

17 thoughts on “This Week in Reading: Wait, It’s December Already?!?

    • waytoofantasy says:

      Thanks! Not sure how that happened, just was enjoying some of them so much I flew through them, lol. So far, it’s interesting. I’m taking a couple day break before diving back into it. πŸ™‚

  1. Tammy says:

    Wow, congrats! I’m impressed that you can listen to audio books and work on something at the same time. I don’t think I’d be able to split my mind like that😁 I have a copy of The Will in the Wilds too, but since it’s a January title, I have many other books I need to get to this month.

    • waytoofantasy says:

      It depends what kind of book it is and what I’m working on. Cataloging is really monotonous thankfully LOL. Totally get that, I have a ton of December reads, I really need to get started on them.

  2. Realms of My Mind says:

    I finished The Toll and Starsight over the holiday, today I’m starting Steel Crow Saga! Excited because I’ve heard good things and also I am SUPER behind on reviewing it for Netgalley, so let’s check that off the list!

  3. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum says:

    I know, I can’t believe it’s December! I was away for much of last week because we went to visit my mother in law for Thanksgiving so I didn’t get much reading done – feeling stressed now trying to catch up and have some content for the blog, haha! Glad to hear you had a productive week!

    • waytoofantasy says:

      “feeling stressed now trying to catch up and have some content for the blog” This is me ever since being behind in late October and early November and trying to catch up while also feeling very ‘meh’ lol. Hope you get caught up soon and the stress melts away. πŸ™‚

  4. @lynnsbooks says:

    I have so much to do in December but I refuse to be stressed out. Or maybe I don’t get a say in the matter.
    I’m curious about how you’re finding Angel Mage – I’m going to press on with it but the start is very heavy
    Lynn πŸ˜€

    • waytoofantasy says:

      I’m definitely already stressed despite my ‘december will be chill’ mantra.

      I took a brief break from Angel Mage, exactly what you said, the start is really heavy. Not just the story but the POV and there is so much world building details which are just not always something I can easily digest. I’m about 100pgs in, hoping to pick it back up tonight. We’ll see how it goes! (If you haven’t gotten that far, there are some other POV’s introduced other than that first one)

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