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September 20, 2018

Making plans...

I'm inspired by people who make reading plans, and keep them.  I make reading plans, too, but as for keeping them, not so much. :)   Back in July, I actually starting putting together a reading calendar, with a list of what I would read each month for the rest of the year; so far, I have kept exactly one appointment, which is probably an improvement over the last time I started putting one together.

{I did just read The Prime Minister with JoAnn, one of the best reading buddies a person could have, and we even stayed in sync for almost all of it ... so that should count, even though I never had a chance to put it on the aforementioned calendar.}

I think I will try to resurrect my most recent attempt at a calendar, because there were a lot of books I'm looking forward to on it. But for now, I'm happily looking forward to Jessie's next Persephone Readathon, which runs from tomorrow through the end of the month. (And happily, I need a new book for the bus tomorrow morning.)

I have a few possibilities ...

and will probably decide at the last moment, as I'd really like to read all four of them. :)

Are you joining in?  What are you going to read?


Jane @ Beyond Eden Rock said...

I like your thinking! I usually make plans but fail to be sufficiently organised to read the books, but this time around I have already read Susan Glaspell and I'm working my way through a lovely book by Molly Hughes.

As to your books, I loved the second one, I remember Darlene being smitten by the first one, I love the look of the other two, so I hope that life grants you enough reading hours for them all.

JoAnn said...

Can't tell you how much I've enjoyed reading Trollope with you! Our timing was just perfect this time, too. Wish I could join the Persephone event, but plan to begin a Mysteries of Udolpho/ Northanger Abbey Readalong over the weekend. What was I thinking? ;-)

Don't think you can go wrong with any of the Persephone possibilities!

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