September Reading Wrap Up

September 2019 Reading Wrap UpSeptember flew by in such a blur! My husband and I were blessed with a baby who manages to sleep in two long chunks at nighttime at only a few weeks old (he takes after his mom!) but even with getting more sleep than expected, life with a newborn is definitely a whirlwind.

With that, I wasn’t sure how much reading I’d actually get to but was pleasantly surprised to be able to complete a few this month. Using my nook (and nook app on my phone) really helped as I could easily read for just a few minutes at a time wherever I happened to be when I had time to spare. And I found another favorite book of the year!

Ready to see what I read and reviewed?


Books I reviewed:

Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 was an intriguing story that I’d consider revisiting again in another 10-15 years.
dotted line separatorMagpie Murders, by Anthony HorowitzA book within a book, Magpie Murders is an homage to classic British mystery that I loved!
dotted line separatorAleks Mickelson and the Call of the White Raven, by Keira GillettAleks Mickelson and the Call of the White Raven continued to be just as fun and charming as the rest of this series!

dotted line separatorThe Silent Patient, by Alex MichaelidesI’m jumping on the hype bandwagon for The Silent Patient – fans of psychological thrillers should give this a shot.

dotted line separatorThe Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, by Gabrielle ZevinThe Storied Life of A.J. Fikry is a contemporary book about books that hit all the right notes for me.


Books I read but haven’t reviewed:

The Subtle Knife, by Philip Pullman

I enjoyed The Subtle Knife a bit more than The Golden Compass.dotted line separatorThe Amber Spyglass, by Philip PullmanI’m about halfway through The Amber Spyglass and am curious to see how this trilogy will be wrapped up soon.


Other posts this month:

5 Fantastic Books to Read This Fall

In 5 Fantastic Books to Read This Fall I shared five books in a variety of genres to try this season. Read the full blog post HERE.


On the stack for next month:

October 2019 TBR

Much like September, I don’t expect to read too many books in October, but these are just some I’m thinking about picking up. A couple of these are print books on my shelf, but more than half are books I grabbed when I found deals to get them free on my nook. Since most of my recent reading has been done on my phone, I figured this would be the perfect opportunity to finally give them a shot. We’ll see how it goes!

What are you reading or planning on reading next?

14 thoughts on “September Reading Wrap Up

  1. My husband and I are currently listening to The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware, and I think we like it better than In A Dark, Dark Wood so far! However, Ware has this horrible tendency to slow the WHOLE plot down in the last 80%, which drives me insane.

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  2. First off, wicked big congrats on the little one! Glad to hear the first month of sleeping wasn’t hell on earth for you. I pray it stays that way 😀

    What nook do you have? I have an old simple touch lying around the house but once I got my kindle oasis, I’ve not used any other reader. I was tempted when Nook came out with their 8in reader earlier this year, but couldn’t justify the cost.

    have a great October 🙂

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  3. I’m reading Fahrenheit 451 again too. I first read it more than 30 years ago and it seemed like science fiction then. now it feels like it could happen tomorrow, a bit like Handmaid’s Tale. Great recommendations here, thanks!

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