Happy new month y’all! Bring out your ancient Christmas trees, tangled Christmas lights and those red and white hats.
December is here and I am very excited: my Christmas playlist keeps getting longer, and I am now watching Hallmark Christmas movies every other day – expect some content on that soon. I am also living vicariously through pictures of people in Canada, wearing red sweaters whilst standing in the snow. Such a wonderful time!
Fun fact: I looked it up and apparently, the 12 days of Christmas don’t start on December 1. They actually begin on December 25 and run through January 6. I know, it’s ridiculous.
That said, I have just 2 posts left to complete the writing challenge. It’s been a lot of ups and ups, and I am so excited to finish it!
Today’s post is colorful and about what I never tire to talk about: books! I picked up reading again in November after having a sort of dry spell the months before: I would pick up books and barely reach halfway before losing interest. But last month, the gods of literature looked upon me with kindness and I was reading books again. Here are the 5 books I read last month; I attached some notes on the pictures, enjoy:
1. His Only Wife
I also learnt a bit about Ghanaian customs and traditions.
Chimamanda’s writing is sharp and witty and clear all at the same time.
I have never read a book like this. It stunned me because I didn’t know it was even possible to write a book like this. It is beautiful.
4. The Grownup
The opening sentence of this book is: “I didn’t stop giving hand jobs because I wasn’t good at it. I stopped giving hand jobs because I was the best at it.” What a way to start a book.
5. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
It was so delightful to read.
What books have you read recently? Are you in the Christmas spirit or you’re not feeling any of all this Christmas nonsense?
Expect more Christmas puns coming your way (did you get the blog title?) and see you tomorrow!