March Reading Wrap Up

march wrap up

March was a pretty good reading month for me! I didn’t read quite as much as I’d hoped, but I did find some new favorites. Overall, I’m happy with the ten books I read this month; I didn’t rate anything below a 3 (though one of them was a borderline 2). And even the ones I didn’t love, I’m glad I read, because they’re books I’d been meaning to read for a while. I feel I should mention that this month was a first for me in that there is one book I didn’t give a rating to, and that’s simply because it was a self-published book that felt like a draft, and I didn’t feel right rating something that didn’t seem finished to me.

If you’re interested in seeing everything I read in the month of March, check out the list below. And let me know what your favorite read of the month was!

1. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Finished March 1
Our Shared Shelf Book Club
PopSugar Reading Challenge  – a National Book Award winner
Around the Year in 52 Books – an identity book
Rating: ★★★★★

2. The Artful Edit by Susan Bell
Finished March 2
Grad School Editing Class
Rating: ★★★★✩

3. The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh
Finished March 2
BookRiot Read Harder Challenge – the first book in a series by a person of color
PopSugar Reading Challenge – a YA bestseller
Around the Year in 52 Books – the first book in a new to you series
Rating: ★★★✩✩

4. Carrie by Stephen King
Finished March 6
Reading New England Challenge – Maine
PopSugar Reading Challenge – a book from the library
BookRiot Read Harder Challenge – a horror book
Around the Year in 52 Books – a book with a first name in the title
Rating: ★★★✩✩

5. Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
Finished March 6
BookRiot Read Harder Challenge – a food memoir
Around the Year in 52 Books – a nonfiction book
Rating: ★★★★✩

6. An Unattractive Vampire by Jim McDoniel
Finished March 12
NetGalley ARC Review
Rating: ★★★★✩

7. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë
Finished March 17
PopSugar Reading Challenge – a book at least 100 years older than you
Rating: ★★★★★

8. The Cursed Prophecy by Caitlin Perry
Finished March 21
Author Review Request
No Rating

9. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon
Finished March 25
Rating: ★★★★✩

10. Sherlock Holmes in America ed. by Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg, & Daniel Stashoweor
Finished March 28
BookRiot Read Harder Challenge – listen to an audiobook that has won an Audie Award
Rating: ★★★✩✩

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