May was a good month, spring has finally started so I had my first days spent in the park with a book. I’m slowly working my way through all the books I have, no longer on a book buying ban, but still managed to buy less than I read in a month, I’m very proud of myself.
I also bought two new bookshelves, I thought one of them will replace the old one and I will have one new one, but my Bigger Half agreed to keep the old bookshelf too, so now I have 2 new bookshelves, five shelves each. When I made some space on the old shelf (it already had double rows of books) I still have five and a half free shelves! To celebrate this I already bought four books (two for the Bigger Half, so they don’t count) and I’m sure there will be more coming. Let’s hope I’ll manage to still read more than I buy.
In June I will be joining 20 Books of Summer led by Cathy at 746 Books. It goes on from 1st June to 5th September I need to read 20 books which I think is possible, one thing I don’t want to commit to is a list, so my list will be revealed as I go.
How was your May?
39. Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro (r)
38. Standing in Another Man’s Grave – Ian Rankin
37. The Vegetarian – Han Kang (r)
36. The Road to Little Dribbling – Bill Bryson (r)
35. Not the End of the World – Kate Atkinson (r)
34. The Guide – RK Narayan (r)
33. Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World – Mark Miodownik (r)
32. The Summer That Never Was – Peter Robinson
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