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November is always a light reading month for me since I participate in Nanowrimo and most of my free time goes to that, but I did manage to read a few books. Let’s break it down!
I wanted to reread The Raven King before I picked up Call Down the Hawk. If I would’ve had all the time in the world, I would’ve loved to reread the whole Raven Boys series, but I’ve reread the first three books several times and only read The Raven King once, so I at least wanted to get to it. I actually read it fairly quickly, and managed to get through the first few chapters of Call Down the Hawk, but I could immediately tell it was a book I wanted–and needed–to give my full attention to, so I decided to set it down until after Nanowrimo. I’m so excited to finally get back to it!
The German House was another eARC I received from Netgalley. It will be available on December 3rd. I will have that review up soon as well. I really enjoyed it!
Lastly, I finished Pumpkinheads! This graphic novel by Rainbow Rowell is super cute and perfect for the autumn season! It helped me to reach my Goodreads goal of 75 books for the year, and I still have the whole month of December to read for entertainment!
If you look back at my November TBR, you’ll see I was hoping to read another ARC, Saint X, even though it won’t be published until February 2020, but I decided to save it for next year so it can count towards my Popsugar Challenge. I also hoped to finish Call Down the Hawk, but I’ll finish that one soon!
October Book Haul
I had a pretty good haul this month. I picked up In Zanesville and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at a library sale. I snagged Pumpkinheads, P.S. I Still Love You and Always and Forever, Lara Jean from Target’s buy two, get one free promotion! I pre-ordered Call Down the Hawk and I received Brooklyn and My Last Continent through Paperbackswap.
Now that I’m officially done with all my reading challenges and Nanowrimo, I can finally read for enjoyment (which means a lot of holiday-themed books) and enjoy the holidays! How about you?? Did you participate in Nanowrimo? What was your favorite read in November? Is there a certain book/books you’re excited to read in December? Let me know in the comments!