4/11/13

March book report


March was a good reading month for me! Updates in bold.

  • Read the Ensign cover to cover each month.
    • January: yes 
    • February: yes
    • March: about half
  • Read the Friend to my children each month.
    • January: yes (but not all of it) 
    • February: no (I accidentally let our subscription lapse!) 
    • March: no again, but I renewed the subscription
  • Read the Book of Mormon in French.
    • Still working on it
  • Read two classics I haven't read before. 
    • The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
    • Madame Bovary by Gustav Flaubert
  • Re-read three classics I've read before.
  • Read some of the unread books in my personal library.
    • What Katy Did, What Katy Did at School, and What Katy Did Next by Susan Coolidge
    • The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
    • Madame Bovary by Gustav Flaubert
  • Read some of the books that have been on my to-read list for a long time.
    • What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge
    • Diary of a Provincial Lady by E.M. Delafield
    • Life with Father by Clarence Day
    • Precious Bane by Mary Webb
    • Song of the Sparrow by Lisa Ann Sandell 
  • Read something by D.E. Stevenson.
    • Rochester's Wife
    • Katherine Wentworth 
    • Katherine's Marriage
    • The Four Graces
  • Read something by Carol Ryrie Brink.
    • Anything Can Happen on the River
    • Baby Island
  • Read something by Enid Blyton.
  • Read something about food storage.
    • Country Beans by Rita Bingham
  • Read something about family history.
  • Read something about science.
  • Read a book about fairy tales.
  • Read new books that come out this year that interest me. (I will cross these off as I read them.)
    • The Water Castle by Megan Frazer Blakemore (January 8)
    • My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor (January 15)
    • Asunder by Jodi Meadows (January 29)
    • Hattie Ever After by Kirby Larson (February 12)
    • Sever by Lauren DeStefano (February 12)
    • Covenant Motherhood by Stephanie Dibb Sorenson (March)
    • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the Race Against Time by Frank Cottrell Boyce (March 12)
    • Garden Princess by Kristen Kladstrup (March 12)
    • Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt (March 26)
    • Write This Book by Pseudonymous Bosch (April 2)
    • Story's End by Marissa Burt (April 2)
    • Chantress by Amy Butler Greenfield (May 7)
    • Heir of Wildwood by Colin Meloy (August 1)
    • The Illuminated Adventures of Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo (September 26)

    Number of books read so far this year: 36

1 comment:

  1. Nice. I finished all the work for 4 of my 6 classes, except for the final exams. So now, only thing left to do is read the books to kind of get a grasp on the finals. When school is over, I hope not only to read Banished by Lauren Drain, but the design books on my shelves- and work the projects.

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