This year I was very happy to participate in Nonfiction November, having read a lot of great nonfiction and eager to share with other readers. It was a wonderful event!
I did not get a lot of new reading done. Besides finishing and reviewing Danubia for Nonfiction November, I was mostly reading through the Queen’s Thief series by Megan Whalen Turner, because I wanted to refresh my memory before enjoying the final volume, Return of the Thief (which I’m nearly done with now). What a pleasure it has been to watch this series evolve over the years. Bravo to MWT for bringing it to a worthy close.
This month I gave up on my French reading club book, L’énigme de chambre 622 by Joel Dicker. It was not interesting enough to hold my attention, especially in a foreign language. And far too long! We’re moving on to another book, La femme au carnet rouge by Antoine Laurain, and I’m looking forward to that.
What were your highs and lows this month?
- Danubia by Simon Winder
Other Books Read
- The Thief, The Queen of Attolia, The King of Attolia, A Conspiracy of Kings and Thick as Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner
Other Features and Events
- Here are my Nonfiction November posts: My Year in Nonfiction, Book Pairing, Be the Expert, New to My TBR
On my other blog
- On the eve of November (Halloween), I posted a reflection on the Masks we all wear.
- Another significant date came a few days later: I posted about 9/11 and 11/9.
Shared in the Sunday Post hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer and the Monthly Wrap-up Round-up hosted by Feed Your Fiction Addiction
14 thoughts on “Month in Review: November 2020”
The Laurain will be a much easier read than the Dicker 😍
Geez, I hope so…
Although I didn’t participate, I put it on my calendar for next year’s Nonfiction November. It sounds like such a good idea. You did a bang up job this year!
It was a welcome counterbalance to other phenomena this month. Good to hear you’d like to participate next year, it is a great event.
Return of the Thieeeeeef! I think I already need to reread it, honestly — it was SO good and made me feel SO many emotions. Happy December!
As with all of the books it could only benefit from an immediate reread, to get all the nuances one missed the first time around. Such a great series!
Glad you had fun with Nonfiction November. Enjoy your December reading
Thanks, where did this month go ??
Thanks for joining us for Nonfiction November! I’m glad you ended up enjoying it. Happy December 🙂
Thanks Katie, it was great as always.
I totally forgot about Nonfiction November! I did read some nonfiction picture books that I really enjoyed this month–one was about the Wright Brothers and the other about the inventor of the Band-aid. I hope your December is going well!
Non-fiction picture books sound like fun! I should check out some of those.