For 2017 I set myself a goal of reading 35 books, and by that I mean 35 books cover to cover. To date I have read 36 with a couple waiting for the week after Christmas. Goal met!
I dip a lot. What I mean by that is I read every day, but often that translates to picking up a book I've read before, opening it at a random page, and reading.
So here's the 36 books for this year:
My favourite book this year?
The Martian (no, I haven't seen the movie). A brilliant story that I read in one day. If you haven't read it yet and you enjoy a good adventure story, grab yourself a copy!
The two thriller series I found/was recommended: The Orphan X books (15 & 16) and the Victor the Assassin books (34-36). Both series are addictive and the books are hard to put down. Evan (Orphan X) is one of the best characters I've ever come across. I highly, highly recommend both these series, though they are not for the weak of stomach (i.e. there's a lot of violence).
Onto next year. I'm taking recommendations, so feel free to let me know your favourites.
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