It is week 2 of my attempt to read 23 books in a month.
If you dont know already: I was challenged to read 100 books this year and life got in the way so I fell horribly behind in my reading. Now to beat the challenge I have to read almost a book a day for a month.
It has been bloody good reading week this week, and if you cant tell by my little bat friend, I have been playing with Photoshop again. He needs a name! What will I call reading bat?
The Wrap Up
This week I finished a grand total of 7 books!
That sounds scarily impressive until you find out that a lot of them were graphic novels. I am using this week to catch up on my Marvel and DC graphic novels because I am behind.
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R Tolkien
As I mentioned in my last reading challenge update, I am currently in a huge Middle Earth mood so I have decided to reread all of The Lord of the Rings. I did plan to finish all three this week but I got a little busy so I will have to finish them next week. I am currently half way through The Two Towers.
If you haven’t read Lord of the Rings yet you should. Also I am pretty sure you have been living under a rock if you havent read Lord of the Rings.
Goth Girl and The Sinster Symphony by Chris Riddell
I have mentioned this series quite a few times on this blog. Goth Girl is a children’s series that is wonderfully addictive and full of Chris Riddell’s beautiful illustrations. I am so hooked on it that I now pick up new Goth Girl books every time they come out.
Batman No Man’s Land Volume 3
I originally planned to read all of the volumes I own of No Man’s Land but I ended up procrastinating by reading other comics instead.
This is a very popular Batman story arc, and is considered one of the classic, must-read Batman arcs if you are a fan of the dark knight. I enjoyed this volume particulary because some of my favourite characters made more of an appearance, namely the extended Bat-family.
Loki: Agent of Asgard volumes 1-3
I may have read this entire comic series in 2 days. I ended up a bit addicted.
I have been planning on reading these graphic novels for a while. This series is entirely about the trickster god Loki (I assume you know who he is), and he has decided that he doesn’t want to be a villian any more so he starts working for the goddess Freya, rounding up gods who are hiding on Earth.
This was a pretty fun read and it will stomp all over your feelings. You have been warned.
I also think I enjoyed this series so much because my boyfriend pointed out that I look like female Loki. What do you think?
I think I might have to start adding some green to my wardrobe.
The books I am going to read this week are:
- The Two Towers by JRR Tolkien
- The Return of the King by JRR Tolkien
- A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
- Ice Man volume 1
- Batman No Man’s Land volumes 4 and 5
- Possibly a random Goosebumps book. I havent decided which one yet.
So what did you read this week?
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