October 17, 2018

Jenne’s Quest for 100 books nears its exciting conclusion [September edition]

Books read this month: 4
Books read so far this year: 94

I set myself a goal for September, a goal which I almost decide to conveniently forget to mention, since I failed to complete it. The goal was to read one nonfiction book for every fiction book. It resulted in a pretty slow reading month, since I was trying to finish nonfiction and not starting new fiction. Turns out I don’t love reading nonfiction. So I ended up only finishing one. But hey, I tried. And I will continue to try and read more nonfiction, since I think it’s important to keep learning, but a one-to-one ratio was probably ambitious.

My favorites:

  • Death in the Stacks (Library Lover’s Mystery #8) by Jenn McKinlay- I always love these books because they’re about a librarian who solves crime. I don’t solve crime, but I am a librarian. Jenn McKinlay is one of my favorite cozy mystery authors and she delivered another good one here.
  • Walt Disney: An American Original by Bob Thomas- Disney has always been a big part of my life and learning more about the man behind the mouse was fascinating. This book was written only a decade after Walt’s death, which made it more interesting to me than if it had been written more recently. By the end I was in tears at the thought of all he accomplished and the profound effect he had on the world of entertainment and the millions of people his work touched.

 

September reads:

BAPL News, Jenne's Top Tenne
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