The Unlikely Bookworm

One down, eleven to go…

The arrival of February sees the end of my first book challenge and the beginning of my second so I thought it would be appropriate to write a brief post about my first month as a book blogger.

When I first started my blog, my intitial idea was to write a book review for every day of 2012; thankfully I soon saw sense and scaled back my quest. I’ve spent the last 31 days reviewing some of my very favourite books, a challenge that has not only been enjoyable, but one that has also whet my appetite for re-reading some of the titles I featured. When I wrote the review for Killing Me Softly by Nicci French, despite not having read it for at least five years, I instantly recalled initmate details of the book and was reminded just why it’s one of my favourite reads. And I had such great feedback for The Great Gatsby, ultimately one of the most popular titles I featured, that it made me want to read it all over again and be transported back to the wonderful and wild jazz era of America in the 1920s.

And thus begins February’s challenge: to read five books from the BBC’s Big Read; a challenge I will face head on and hope to conquer by the end of the month. As always my reading challenge will be chronicled on The Unlikely Bookworm so watch this space…

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