Read 2023

My reading list for 2023.

All books link back to the original review.

Key to Abbreviations.

  • O = Own copy – I bought / swapped / was given / inherited it
  • RC = Print review copy / freebie from publisher / Amazon Vine etc
  • L = borrowed from the Library
  • NG = Review copy via Netgalley
  • NF = Non Fiction; P = Poetry; Gr = Graphic novel; Ch – Children’s
  • Tr = Translated
  • DNF= Did not finish
  • And finally, an asterisk * = from the TBR (acquired by any of the above routes before 1.1.23)

Finished in 2022, reviewed in 2023

  • Kill Me Tender by Daniel Klein – RC
  • Blue Suede Clues by Daniel Klein – RC
  • Bournville by Jonathan Coe – RC

JANUARY
1. Our Man in Kuwait by Louise Burfitt-Dons – RC F (7.5/10) Review
2. This Should be Written in the Present Tense by Helle Helle – O* FTr (8.5/10) Review
3. The Birds by Tarjei Vesaas – O* FTr (10/10) Review
4. Trouble by Katja Ivar – RC F (8.5/10) Review
5. The Chestnut Man by Søren Sveistrup – O* FTr (8/10) Review
6. The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson – O* FTr (10/10) Review
7. Dirt by Sarah Sultoon – RC F (8.5/10) Review
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FEBRUARY
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MARCH
27

APRIL
37.

MAY
45.

JUNE
57.

JULY
68.

AUGUST
81.

SEPTEMBER
97.

OCTOBER
106.

NOVEMBER
118.

DECEMBER
130.
GOODREADS TARGET ACHIEVED!!!
131.

Reading the World 2023

  • Author origin:  Denmark, Norway, Russia, UK
  • Language:  Danish, English, Finnish, Norwegian,
  • Settings: Kuwait, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Israel