The mumster is a bit of a big reader, and she can manage 1-3 books per week, with 95% from the local library. She reads in the morning while she does her hair, at her lunch break and before she goes to sleep at night. Rather than watch mediocre shows, and if the weather is not good enough for gardening she will sit down and read her books.
For over a year, she has belonged to Goodreads and enjoyed finding out about new books that she could read, discovering new authors and books she might have skipped over at the library. In fact, in her too read pile she has about 1500 books, enough to keep her busy for the next ten years or so. She got an email last week from the Goodreads team to say that she is in the top 1% of reviewers, of the 20 million people that belong to Goodreads, one of the few times she has reached the top of the class.
The problem is - she is falling out of love with Goodreads themselves. They recently sold out to Amazon, and mum feels a bit of a snob, but the site seems to be filled with lots of cheap horrible books that Amazon seems to peddle. Full of vampires, zombies, housewife erotica and youth fiction, all books that do not appeal to mum and that makes her sad. She used to be able to discover books in the areas she liked, memoir, thriller, historical fiction and thrillers.
Anyways, if you are looking for some books, you can click on mums Goodreads books. They are down on the right of the posts. Today has been a good day for reading, with rain outside, mum has put the roast lamb and veg in the oven, and will read her book while she waits for the dinner to cook. Me I am on the couch, snoozing away, waiting for feast time (no lamb for me, I don't do the people foods).