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Reading Goals - 9 month Update

9months

This post is an update on how I've gone so far in my 2016 Reading Goals. You can see my original post on these goals here, the first three month update here and six months here.

In July, August and September and I read 37 books, which means I have read 82 this year. I'm still ahead for my Goodreads challenge.

I did the 24in48 read-a-thon and BookTube-a-thon in July which were awesome fun.

Uni and family stuff have got me totally behind so I've not read anything for the Feminist Orchestra Bookclub.

I'm still managing my read 50% women goal. If you don't count second-hand books I have also managed to buy majority Australian authors.

Read Harder for Book Riot and Panels goes:

A middle grade novel - Ruby Redfort: Look Into My Eyes

Books I've bought:

physical

Book of Tea - Kakuzo Okakura
Lady Susan - Jane Austen
Sea of Deltora - Emily Rodda (aus)
The Intervention: An Anthology edited by Rosie Scott and Anita Heiss (aus)
The Natural Way of Things - Charlotte Wood (aus)
When Michael Met Mina - Randa Abdel-Fattah (aus)
Talking To My Country - Stan Grant (aus)
The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea - Jules Verne
My Life Had Stood A Loaded Gun - Emily Dickenson
Yellow - Megan Jacobson (aus)
In The Skin of A Monster - Kathryn Barker (aus)
Black Juice - Margo Lanagan (aus)
We Should All Be Feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Butterfly - Sonya Harnett (aus)
The Embarrassed Colonialist - Sean Dorney (aus)
The Yellow Wallpaper - Charlotte Perkins
Zeros and Swarm - Scott Westerfield, Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti (aus)
Empire of Storms - Sarah J. Maas
Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil - Melina Marchetta (aus)

second hand

N-W and The Autograph Man - Zadie Smith
Saint Anything - Sarah Dessen
The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern
Where The Trees Were - Inga Simpson (aus)
Ruby Redford: Catch Your Death and Ruby Redford: Take You Last Breath - Lauren Child
Liar - Justine Larbelestier (aus)
Tar baby - Toni Morrison
Chasing Fire - Nora Roberts
The Scorpio Races - Maggie Stievfater
Moominsummer Madness - Tove Jansson
A Civil Contract, The Masqueraders, Devil's Club, These Old Shades, The Toll-Gate, The Black Moth, An Infamous Army, Bath Tangle, Faro's Daughter and Frederica - Georgette Heyer

comics and graphic novels:

A-Force vol 1: Hypertime
The Sacrifice - Bruce Mutard (aus)
Fabled Kingdom - Queenie Chan (aus)
Ms Marvel vol. 1, 2 and 5
Captain Marvel vol 1: The Return of Alpha Flight
Princess Jellyfish vol 1

ebooks:

All My Friends Are Characters - Emma Wilkins (aus)
Passions of a Gentleman and Desires of a Baron - Rose Gordon
A Novella Collection - Courtney Milan

audio

We Believe You - Annie E. Clark and Andrea Pino
This House of Grief - Helen Garner (aus)
Beatrix Potter: The Complete Tales - Beatrix Potter

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