Adding it up – my reading in February

Month: Feb 2014

Books completed this month: 4 (4 ebooks)
Books completed year to date: 13 (9 ebooks; 1 hard copy; 2 audio; 1 part hard copy, part ebook)

Books abandoned this month: 1 (a recent fiction publication, with too much drink, drugs and blackouts for my liking).
Books abandoned year to date: 2

Short stories completed this month: 3
Short stories completed year to date: 9

Best reads this month: a bunch of short stories – The Sniper (Liam O’Flaherty),The School (Donald Barthelme), and Mme Zitta Mendès, a Last Image (Alaa Al Aswany).

Completed this month for the various challenges:
Reading round Munster – 0 (Total year to date 4/6 – runs from Nov 2013 to Sept 2014)
Full House Challenge – 1 (Total year to date 8/25)
Back to the Classics – 0 (Total year to date 2/10-and-a-movie)
Read Scotland – 0 (Total year to date 1/1-4)
Africa Reading Challenge – 0 (Total year to date 0/5)
Deal Me In [Short stories]: 3 (Total year to date 9/52]
Non-Fiction: 1 (Total year to date 3/10)
I Love Library Books: 0 (Total year to date 0/3)
Audio Books: 0 (Total year to date 2/1-5)
Ebooks: 4 (Total year to date 9/10, now 9/25 as I have upped to the next level of the challenge)

Comments: Not a lot completed this month, though I have several other books in progress.  Having a plan of at least some books for the various challenges really helps when I’m not sure what – if anything – I want to read next.

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