April 2022 Wrap-Up
And just like that we are done with April. We have had a busy old time of it. A visit to Lincoln to celebrate my parents who have been married for 60 years, a trip to York with a couple of good friends, a family meal for 12 people and a couple of hospitalisations (all are good, thank heavens!).
Books Read and Reviewed in April
- Cover Art by Vanessa Westermann
- A Village Secret by Julie Houston
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
- The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 3/4 by Sue Townsend
- The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole
Year to Date
18/50 books read so far this year. I've set a much lower target as life has got busier.
Favourite Book of the Month
That would the Growing Pains of Adrian Mole. Classic
5 Star Reads
As above. Although special mention must go to Vanessa Westermann for a good, solid start to a promising series.
Big Read Challenge
19 out of 100 books read. whoop whoop! At a rate of 1 a month, it will take me 7 years to read the list.....well now I'm depressed.
Read about my BBC Big Read Re-Read Challenge
To Be Read
I just can't.....At the last count it is about 40 book. I've decided to have a bit of a cull as having too many books to be read is stressing me out. I'm the type of person who has one foundation, one lipstick and one mascara. I just don't seem to do well with choice. I'll update and provide a figure at the end of May.
Looking forward to
A holiday! After being back in work since January, I'm looking forward to a week's holiday. We are visiting my Sister and we can't wait! Book wise, I'm in the mood for some European crime, so I'm going to revisit Donna Leon's Guido Brunetti in Venice. And of course the magnificence that is the Eurovision Song Contest will be taking place in May. I cannot wait!!!!!
I hope April has been kind to you and you are excited for May and best of all are looking forward to good reads (and Eurovision).