January: Monthly Round-Up
Outside the Reviews / January 31, 2018

It’s hard to believe we’re already a month into 2018! Of course, I spent the first two weeks of January in a fog – it was probably bronchitis – and I’m sure that’s contributing to how fast time seems to have gone. Mostly I’ve been readjusting to school. Did a bit of reading, a bit of crocheting; not very much writing. It’s been a very quiet month. I’m not particularly complaining about that, but hopefully I’ll get a bit more done in February. So just how much reading did I do? Well. Three adult books, all in completely different genres: The Princess Bride, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, and The Tea Master and the Detective. I’ve watched The Princess Bride before, of course; it’s a classic adventure-comedic-romance (yes, I know that’s not a genre) and while the book delves into backstories a bit more and has some more funny lines, overall I wasn’t hugely impressed. We Have Always Lived in the Castle is also considered rather a classic, in the horror genre, and I really enjoyed it! It’s about two sisters who live alone together, and it seems to move along pretty slowly on the surface, but there’s…