Friday, March 1, 2013

Reflecting on February

The Month of February can be describe in one simple word:


Yes, it was a month filled with fail for me, both reading wise and some other person goals that I had for myself.  I really need to learn how to stop procrastinating.  It is holding me back in so many areas.

Reviewed in February:
Read But Not Reviewed in February:
  • The Lynching of Louie Sam by Elizabeth Stewart
Yep.  That is right.  I read a grand total of 2 books in February.

Started But Not Completed:

  • A Piece of Cake: a Memoir by Cupcake Brown
  • Love in the Years of Lunacy by Mandy Sayer
  • A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
All three of which I started in February.  

Completed Challenges for 2013:
  • None
Challenges Still in Process:
  • 1% Well Read - Completed 0 out of 10 Books (0%)
  • The Pulitzer Project  - Completed 0 out of 5 Books (0%)
  • TBR Challenge  - Completed 1 Book
  • Nerdy Non-Fiction Challenge - Completed 0 out of 10 Books (0%)
  • Finishing the Series Reading Challenge  - Completed 0 out of 3 Series (0%)
  • 2013 Reading Challenge - Completed 4 out of 50 Books (8%)
Reading Plans for March:
  • Finish What I Have Started: 
    • A Piece of Cake: a Memoir by Cupcake Brown
    • Love in the Years of Lunacy by Mandy Sayer
    • A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
  • Finish Review Request:
    • Butterfly Winter by W.P. Kinsella
    • The Boy Who Said No: An Escape to Freedom by Patti Sheehy
    • The Water of Sunlightby Eugenia O'Neal
    • Maya's Notebook: A Novel  by Isabel Allende
    • King of Cuba: A Novel by Cristina Garcia
Yes, I know that is a tall order but I have to do it.


  1. Girl don't sweat it! It's only Feb. You have plenty of time to finish your reads. I know the feeling. I am in the middle (hopefully the end) of having reader's burn out. It happens for me time to time. Mostly after a Read-A-Thon. I have been on the same 3 books all month. I think I only finished 1 book this month. But I am not stressing about it.

    I am so looking forward to your review of The Water of Sunlight and Maya's Notebook. Those are two of my favorite authors. No pressure. LOL!

  2. I am not really worried about being a little behind but more worried about breaking bad habits. Like setting goals and not completing them.

  3. LOL! I've had months like this.

    I've heard lots about the Cupcake Brown memoir. It was highly recommended but I'm not interested.

    "A Long Way Gone" is on my TBR list.

  4. Oh, no! I, too, think February was a tough month for me. Very little reading done, and I have a feeling March and April will be much the same - I shall have to survive on audiobooks!