So the Classics Club folks chose number 13 as the Spin number, which means that my next CC pick is A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O’Connor. Here’s the Goodreads summary:
This now classic book revealed Flannery O’Connor as one of the most original and provocative writers to emerge from the South. Her apocalyptic vision of life is expressed through grotesque, often comic situations in which the principal character faces a problem of salvation: the grandmother, in the title story, confronting the murderous Misfit; a neglected four-year-old boy looking for the Kingdom of Christ in the fast-flowing waters of the river; General Sash, about to meet the final enemy.
Sounds like a cheerful way to start the year, ha ha!
And now, some of my reading stats to close out 2019.
Total books read (including middle-grade and chapter books read with my son:) 110
Middle Grade/Chapter Books: 36
Short Story Collections: 4
Audiobooks: 3.5 (had to return Ta-Nehisi Coates’s We Were Eight Years in Power midway through because it had a hold on it but I’m going to get it again.)
Rereads: 1 (Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh)
Books I Owned: 16
Blog Happenings This Year:
Participated in Reading Ireland Month
Made progress on my Classics Club list (17 down, 34 to go!)
Participated in RIP XIV
Participated in #MARM
Participated in Jackie’s Thanksgiving Readathon
Thanks for reading my blog this year, writing such thoughtful comments, giving me such good recommendations, and just being an awesome bookish community in general. I hope you all had a great reading year and wish you the best for 2020!