999 Challenge


At the end of October, I pretty much figured I wouldn’t get this challenge finished. Now I believe I have a chance. I added five books in November despite moving and a week’s vacation with little chance to read. I finished another one today, and have one audio book almost done. So that leaves five more to read. One of those five is half way done, and one is for my real life book club. It depends on the timing of the others if I get finished or not. I’m saving The Count of Monte Christo for last.

This month I finished up my time travel list with the sequel by Jack Finney, From Time to Time, which takes Simon from the late 1800’s to 1912. I also read one by Clifford Simak that was written over 50 years ago and is out of print. I don’t know how long it has been sitting on Mt. Bookpile…

I read Mary Higgins Clark’s new novel, Just Take My Heart. I hadn’t read any of her work for a few years, so it was like finding an old friend when I read this. The problem I now have is that her work is just formulaic enough that I can usually predict who is the murderer.

I rounded out the month with Delia Ephron’s Big City Eyes (pass) the Richard Yancey’s The Highly Effective Detective Goes to the Dogs (cute enough).

Of course I also read a few books that weren’t for the challenge. Again, I’m surprised how much I did get read this month. I thought it would be slower…

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