December Reading Goals

With the holidays fast approaching, I’m not too confident that I’ll be able to tackle all of these goals, but hey, that’s why they’re called goals, right? 

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1.  Finish The Dovekeepers

I’ve been reading this book for a while now, but to be fair, it is lengthy. I think it’s taking me so long to get through because it’s rich with description and there is very little dialogue–not that those characteristics should act as excuses. However, I am generally enjoying it. It does remind me of The Red Tent by Anita Diamantwhich I read way back in high school and would love to do a re-read of. (Some books in high school I definitely didn’t give enough attention to when I should have!) I will probably do a full-length review of this book as I’ve marked passages throughout that I’ve just fallen in love with. This novel has already made me a lover of Alice Hoffman and I look forward to further exploring her work.

2. Read/Pick out a Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge Book

I talk about this challenge so often that it starts to become a mouthful. From now on, I will refer to this industrious quest as RGRC. Onward! I noticed A Christmas Carol is on the list and since it’s December, I thought this would be a perfect pick. Who doesn’t love a little Dickens during the holidays?

3. Read The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike Series #2)

I absolutely loved the first in this series and was excited to find the second one in the bargain section at B&N. I’m not sure if I’ll come across other books that will catch my attention–especially if I get any for Christmas–but this is next on my list after The Dovekeepers.

Are you planning to finish any books this month?

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