Friday, November 5, 2021

Books Read October 2021: 215-236

Ah, October, finishing up award lists and trying to blaze through my eARC backlist, while hosting a readalong. I made some progress!

A gentle reminder that all reviews can still be seen on my Goodreads profile (the review will be with the book; the format will be specified unless it's in print.) And the books with green outlines are my 5-star reads for the month!

Book covers in the order books are listed below. Those with five stars have green borders.

215. The Lighthouse Witches by C.J. Cooke ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
216. Maybe Esther by Katja Petrowskaja, translated by Shelley Frisch ⭐️⭐️⭐️
217. Bewilderment by Richard Powers, read by Edoardo Ballerini ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
218. The Sunflower by Jackie Wang ⭐️⭐️⭐️
219. Velvet was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, read by Gisela Chipe ⭐️⭐️⭐️
220. Paris is a Party, Paris is a Ghost by David Hoon Kim ⭐️⭐️
221. The Paris Connection by Lorraine Brown ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
222. Every Minute is a Day by Robert Meyer and Dan Koeppel ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
223. Ghosts by Dolly Alderton ⭐️⭐️⭐️
224. Barkskins by Annie Proulx ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
225. The Wild Fox of Yemen by Threa Almontaser ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
226. Meridian by Alice Walker ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
227. Red Crosses by Sasha Filipenko, translated by Elln Vayner ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
228. Intimacies by Katie Kitamura, read by Traci Kato-Kiriyama ⭐️⭐️⭐️
229. The Matzah Ball by Jean Meltzer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
230. Em by Kim Thúy, translated by Sheila Fischman ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
231. Comfort Me with Apples by Catherynne M. Valente ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
232. Mud Sweeter than Honey by Margo Rejmer, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
233. The Witch's Wolves by Ellie Mae MacGregor ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
234. Sovietistan by Erika Fatland, translated by Kari Dickson ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
235. Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
236. The Book of Magic by Alice Hoffman ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Total Books Read: 22

audio: 3
eBook: 15
print: 4

Library: 4
TBR: 1
Purchased 2021: 3
Review copy: 14

Around the World: 10
Booker Prize Long or shortlist: 1
Erin & Dani's Book Club: 0
Europe 2021: 2
National Book Award finalist (long or short): 3
Read the World 21 (Western Europe): 1
Tournament of Books: 0
Upstate International Book Club: 0
Work book club: 0

Graphic Novel/Comic: 0
Memoir: 2
Music: 0
Nature: 0
Poetry: 2
Romance: 3
Sci-fi/fantasy: 3
Translated: 6
Women in Translation: 4

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