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The Sunday Salon


It’s March 1st, so of course it’s time for the ubiquitous “monthly wrap-up” Sunday Salon post. Every February, I end up reading less, for some reason. This time last year, I finished four books; this February, I finished six, six fewer than I read in January. I’ve posted reviews for four of those books; a review for Elizabeth Chadwick’s A Place Beyond Courage will be up as soon as I’ve finished writing it, and a review of Barbara Vine’s The Birthday Present has been written, which I’ve scheduled to post on its release date here in the US, March 10. At 4 stars, A Place Beyond Courage was probably one of the better books I’ve read this month.

What’s ahead for March? I’m currently reading an ARC of Vanora Bennett’s newest book, Figures in Silk, which I think is pretty so-so; and I’ve got a stack of about twenty books to choose from when I’m done with it (don't worry, the TBR list is much, much longer). I’d like to read more in March, too; my goal is ten books. I'm also hoping that March will bring me my first Great Read of 2009; most of the books I've read thus far this year only merited a 3 or 3.5 star rating.

What about you? What did you read in February?

Comments

Monique said…
You did better than me. I only completed three books in February. It was a very slow month for me. Especially since one took me two weeks to complete.
Meghan said…
I guess I'm lucky, I've already read some really fantastic books this year. I can already tell that choosing favorites in December will be difficult.

- Meghan @ Medieval Bookworm
Have you read any of these

*Cheney of Faire Isle Series by Susan Carroll
*The Heirs of Cahira O'Connor by Angela Elwell Hunt

I thought they were pretty good reads!

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