March felt very long after that quick February we had, and I’ve had a very bookish month!
For starters, I attended London Book Fair for the first time! I work for a very small, niche publisher, and a contact of ours was kind enough to give us some free tickets, so I popped along for a day and caught some fantastic talks. The sheer size of LBF is a little overwhelming for someone like me, in their first publishing role at a tiny, tiny press, but it was so exciting to see lots of publishing professionals talk so passionately about their work!
As for reading, this month I conquered my NetGalley ARCs and got back to cracking on with my TBR pile, starting with the biggest and most intimidating book on my list: Simon Sebag Montefiore’s The Romanovs. It took me all of March to read, only finishing it up a few days ago. I’ve been reading a bunch of other books alongside it, so let’s take a look at my reads from the past month.
Note on Camp (Goodreads Mini Review) – 3 stars
Vagina: A Re-Education (Review) – 5 stars
The Tyranny of Lost Things (Review) – 3 stars
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (Review) – 3 stars
Social Creature (Review) – 2 stars
The Island (Hidden Iceland #2) (Review) – 3 stars
The Romanovs (Review) – 5 stars
Norse Mythology (Review) – 4 stars
I also read Olivia Gatwood’s debut poetry collection, New American Best Friend, but I only read it yesterday so I haven’t had a chance to
Missed some posts?
- Check out what I added to my TBR in February. March’s TBR additions will be up soon!
month’sTop 5 Wednesday posts looked at my favourite Science Fiction and Fantasy creatures, my picks for Spring Reads, and unexpected favourites.
- I answered a couple of Tell Me Something Tuesdays about my favourite and least favourite character traits and books I avoid.
- I started a new regular feature – Small Screen Saturday – where I share what I’ve been watching recently. The first and second editions are now up.
- March 21st was World Poetry Day so I shared my favourite poem.
- I’m taking part in Book Roast’s Magical Readathon for the 2019 OWLs! Here’s my TBR for the challenge.