This is my journey in books for 2017!
Goodreads provides this nifty review of your reading year – last year they also made provision for sharing it to a blog with all their neat formatting. This year, one can share to Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest, but not to a blog 😦
Consequently, it doesn’t look at attractive, but hey ho, the content is the same, so here is my round up of my last year’s reading, along with my reviews.
To see the relevant review, just click on the cover.
I read 4,898 pages across 20 books
Fantasy – 5 (1 x middle grade = 1 x dark fantasy)
Urban Fantasy – 5
Supernatural – 3
Romance – 2 (1 x historical)
Memoir – 1
Writing manual (fantasy/SF) – 1
SF – 1 (YA)
Murder/mystery (slightly comic) – 1
Cozy mystery – 1
(defined by how many people read it)
11,956 people also read
(defined by number of readers, not by quality)
people also read
MY AVERAGE RATING FOR 2017
(Bear in mind I don’t post 1 or 2 star reviews, I either don’t finish the book or I contact the author directly)
HIGHEST RATED ON GOODREADS
The A-Zs of Worldbuilding: Building a Fictional World From Scratch
by Rebekah Loper
My first review of the year
Libby is a mutant. She can change her appearance to match shadows, decor – and other people. Her talents are perfect for her life as a security expert, thief, and assassin. After all, how can you track down a criminal when you’ve no idea what they look like?
A brace of legitimate jobs draws her into an underworld of drug dealing, a place she feels out of her depth, forcing her to rely on backup when she normally operates alone. It helps enormously …more
MY 2017 BOOKS
Just click on the covers to go to the review for that book
My last review of the year
What a fun Christmas read! The small Florida township of Mayfair, named after it’s founding family, some of whom are still around, plans on dragging a few tourists away from nearby Disneyland with the wacky idea of building an ice skating rink for their Victorian Christmas Fair. Unfortunately work on the rink comes to an abrupt halt when a skeleton is uncovered on the site. How long has it been there? And is there any chance of identifying the mu …more