My Reading Life: #aww2018 Challenge Checkpoint 5

I’ve been thinking lately that it was about time I did another #aww2018 challenge checkpoint post because it seemed like ages since my last. I just had a look back, and it was the beginning of August when I last checked in with 65 books. My total has risen to 96 books, far surpassing my target of 80!
Each of the 31 books listed below are linked to my original review here on this blog.


The Right Place by Carla Caruso

The Sunday Girl by Pip Drysdale

Inappropriation by Lexi Freiman

Whitsunday Dawn by Annie Seaton

Vigil by Angela Slatter

Corpselight by Angela Slatter

Restoration by Angela Slatter

Dressing the Dearloves by Kelly Doust

How to be Perfect by Holly Wainwright

What Will be Worn by Melissa Fagan

The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

The Lost Valley by Jennifer Scoullar

The Wolf Hour by Sarah Myles

Jewel Sea by Kim Kelly

Letters to my Yesterday by Karyn Sepulveda

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village by Joanna Nell

The Book of Ordinary People by Claire Varley

The Children’s House by Alice Nelson

The Second Cure by Margaret Morgan

The Football Whisperer by Mel A Rowe

The Year of the Farmer by Rosalie Ham

The Invitation by Belinda Alexandra

Where the River Runs by Fleur McDonald

The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth (advanced read – review not published until Jan 2019)

Lillian’s Eden by Cheryl Adam

A Perfect Stone by S.C. Karakaltsas

The Cry by Helen FitzGerald

Well Read Cookies by Lauren Chater

Shell by Kristina Olsson

Arcadia by Di Morrissey

12 thoughts on “My Reading Life: #aww2018 Challenge Checkpoint 5

  1. Some good books, many I’ve read a few I haven’t. The book of ordinary people is waiting for me at the library and I’m still waiting for the Verity Fassbinder one to arrive.

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  2. Oh my gosh, I’ve only read one of those books – The Right Place by Carla Caruso, loved that one so much. Some of those are already on my TBR list and the others will be added shortly.
    You’ve done well, Theresa!

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  3. Well done Theresa. I usually just do a “completion” post when I hit my target of 10 (because I don’t aim to make this a challenge – haha) and then one at the end of the year documenting how many I’ve really read. This year I will exceed last year’s, but that just means I’ll have read 30 or so! 96 is absolutely beyond my ken!

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      • Yes, it’s great isn’t it. I can’t manage to read 120 of any books in a year. Most days I only manage 30 minutes of reading. In fact, I haven’t even done that today yet but I’m hoping to do it before I go to bed. I think I have too many things to do, too many commitments!

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