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November Roundup

November has been the first month is a long time when I hardly worked. Apparently people have been surprisingly healthy and not much extra work that has required that I work. So, I have read instead. A lot!

 

I have been trying to get to the bottom of my NG pile and now I'm on 91% thanks to hard work and some DNF's. My goal a little while ago was to get to 92% this year. But I think I have to make it 95% instead. Then again only today have I gotten 2 mail from publishers about books on NG that they think I should read. I'm so weak...

 

I've read 43 books. Included some short stories (7), graphic novels (3) and 2 DNF's. I did DNF's several more books on NetGalley also, but I thought it was no point in writing about them here since I was going through them to see if there were books worth of reading. I had a period when I requested book without much thought about it besides that I could get free books so there were some books that now afterword I'm a bit confused to why I requested at all. Romance, sport wtf?

 

Best book: Northwoods

Biggest surprise: Northwoods (blew me away)

Biggest disappointment (excluded DNF's): Luther and Katherine

Best cover: The Silver Witch

Worst Cover: Second Street Station

 

The Story Keeper - Lisa Wingate  The End of All Things - Lissa Bryan  Within These Walls - Ania Ahlborn  House of Echoes: A Novel - Brendan Duffy  Time to Die - Caroline Mitchell  The Realms of the Dead: Crossfades and Bleedovers - William Todd Rose  Ritual Crime Unit: Disturbed Earth - John E. Richardson  Northwoods - Bill Schweigart  Ruby Flynn - Nadine Dorries  Better Homes and Hauntings - Molly Harper  Her Final Breath (The Tracy Crosswhite Series) - Robert Dugoni  A Daughter's Love - Catherine King  A Sandy's Seashell Shop Christmas: An Outer Banks E-short - Lisa Wingate  Evil Games - Angela Marsons  If Tomorrow Comes - Sidney Sheldon  Age of Reptiles: Ancient Egyptians - Ricardo Delgado,Ricardo Delgado  The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse: A Flavia de Luce Story - Alan Bradley   Små svarta lögner - S.J. Bolton  No Honor Among Thieves: An Ali Reynolds Novella (Ali Reynolds / Joanna Brady) - Karen Ziemba,J.A. Jance  Bryant & May and the Secret Santa: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Story - Christopher Fowler  Joy: Poet, Seeker, and the Woman Who Captivated C. S. Lewis - Abigail Santamaria  Jaws - Peter Benchley  Stand Down: A J.P. Beaumont Novella (Kindle Single) - J.A. Jance  Mord är ingen barnlek - Alan Bradley  The Collector (Marion Spicer Art Mysteries) - Anne-Laure Thiéblemont,Sophie Weiner  The Silver Witch - Paula Brackston  The Raven Room: The Raven Room Trilogy - Book One - Ana De Medeiros  Star Trek Volume 11 (Star Trek Ongoing Tp) - Mike Johnson,Scott Tipton,David Tipton,Joe Corroney,Rachael Stott  Splinter the Silence: A Tony Hill and Carol Jordan Novel - Val McDermid  After Alice: A Novel - Gregory Maguire  The Nameless Dead: An Inspector Devlin Thriller (Inspector Devlin Thrillers Book 5) - Brian McGilloway  The Uninvited: A Novel - Cat Winters  Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances - Neil Gaiman  Luther and Katharina - Jody Hedlund  Second Street Station: A Mary Handley Mystery - Lawrence H. Levy  The Crescent Spy - Michael Wallace  Murder on the Last Frontier (A Charlotte Brody Mystery) - Cathy Pegau  The Tidewater Sisters - Lisa Wingate  Silent Scream: An edge of your seat serial killer thriller (Detective Kim Stone crime thriller series Book 1) - Angela Marsons  Backstabbing in Beaujolais (Winemaker Detective Book 9) - Jean-Pierre Alaux,Noël Balen,Anne Trager  Harrow County Volume 1 - Tyler Crook,Cullen Bunn  Prisoner (The Traveler Chronicles Book 2) - Dennis W. Green  The Sea Glass Sisters: Prelude to The Prayer Box - Lisa Wingate