It's been a while since I last regaled the Internet with tales of the last books I have read. Understandably I didn't manage to read very much in November and I think my prose suffered a little for that.
However, in December I made up for it by reading five books and neglected my writing. Well technically I read three novels and two graphic novels...
The first book I read was one I started trying to read another year but couldn't get into but this time I persevered and ended up getting entranced by Life of Pi.
Almost immediately after finishing Life of Pi I was given another book to read. This book was a book that Paul had got out of the library that appealed to me but was unable to steal off him when he borrowed it for himself. Later he got in out of Sheffield Central Library again especially for me. The book? Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch.
So I ended up devouring that book in a matter of days and enjoyed the mixture of crime drama tropes, magic, geeky references and reminders of puppet shows I hadn't thought about in years. It made me laugh doubly hard at this years Doctor Who Christmas special actually...
Well once I'd finished Rivers of London I launched into reading the sequel Moon Over Soho that Paul has kindly renewed for me after he'd read it.
Still I'm looking forward to stealing the next book in this series from Paul when he gets it out of the library. I also like how Ben Aaronovitch has written for Doctor Who like Paul Magrs. (I told my Paul this and he was not impressed! Even less so when I suggested I should try to do the same...)
Next on my book binge hit list was Volume 7 The Calm Before, this was a long anticipated read as I hadn't had my fix of the Walking Dead graphic novels for a year by this point.
Volume 8 Made to Suffer.
After completing these I then started on to my next lot of literary crack and dove into George R.R Martin's A Game of Thrones.
I think that this A Song of Ice and Fire boxset should keep me out of trouble for a little bit or at least until I don't know mid June?
Now I think I'm going to attempt to introduce my anti-heroine to her latest predicament then nestle down with a good book!