2016 Reading Challenges: October Update

Another month has come and passed us by! I don’t exactly know how, but somehow it did – and somehow I even managed to get some books read! That’s basically a miracle, because school started – and it started hard. I feel like I’ve been drowning in school work, but luckily I did get some progress for this month’s Reading Challenges Update!


First things first: what books did I read this month?

Goodreads Reading Challenge

  • Methoden voor Journalism Studies, Willem Koetsenruijter
  • Good Omens, Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
    (my review)
  • Working with Spoken Discourse, Deborah Cameron
  • Intercultural Communication, Adrian Holliday
  • Power Talk: Language and Interaction in Institutional Discourse, Joanna Thornborrow
  • The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom
    (my review is coming out next Friday!)
  • Bezonken Rood, Jeroen Brouwers
  • You Are Not A Gadget, Jaron Lanier

That’s 8 books, and only 2 of them I read for not-school-reasons! (And yes, that’s something to be proud of. At one point I was silly enough to think that studying Journalism and Teaching Degree would give me less set reading – boy was I wrong!)

PopSugar Reading Challenge

One more task done for this one, which means I have only 3 more particular books to read before the end of the year. Should be fine, right? Well, you know, depending on how much school cooperates, of course 🙂

  • A political memoir: Bezonken Rood, Jeroen Brouwers

STXRY Reading Challenge

So close, yet so far away! After October I have only one left, and I’m fully planning on getting that one done in November – hopefully 🙂 Again: I guess I’ll have to wait and see to what extent school lets that happen!

  • A book you’re scared to read when it’s dark out: Bezonken Rood, Jeroen Brouwers
  • A book with lots of mythical creatures: Good Omens, Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman

Read Around the World

I’m so glad last month wasn’t just a one-hit-wonder! Sure, this month I only have 2 books that actually gave me something to work with, here (and one of those was decidedly undirect) but at least I’ve got something! Thanks to that undirect one, though, I can now proudly say I’ve managed to travel the seven seas. Yay!

So, there you have it, that’s how I’ve been doing on my Reading Challenges this past month! Be sure to let me know what you’ve been reading this past month below!