Book Haul · Monthly Wrap-Up

January Monthly Wrap-Up and Book Haul

 

Wow…This month just flew by!
I am off to a decent start this year. This month I read five books, finished one audio book, and have started all three of my reading challenges. Next month is my first blogiversary and I am very excited to celebrate with you. Look for at least one giveaway!

In case you missed it…
Book-to-Screen
Read All About It – featuring books by Camille DiMaio, Stephen King, Fredrik Backman, and Fiona Davis

What I Read

My favorite book this month…


The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah – Hands down this is my favorite book this month! (full review)
My Rating: 5/5

I also really enjoyed…


Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman – I absolutely loved the audio version of this book!
My Rating: 5/5


Blindsighted (Grant County, #1) by Karin Slaughter – I’m looking forward to making my way through this series! (full review)
My Rating: 4/5


Look For Me (Detective D.D. Warren, #9) by Lisa Gardner – Lisa Gardner is one of my favorite authors. This is an excellent addition to the D.D. Warren series, she never disappoints. (full review)
My Rating: 4/5


The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor – This is a coming of age story of friendship, with many important life lessons that can reach beyond the written pages of a book. (full review)
My Rating: 4/5

Other books I read…


Force of Nature (Aaron Falk, #2) by Jane Harper –  This book has quite the synopsis that really pulled me in. Five women, on a corporate retreat, headed out into the wilderness and only four of them came back. (full review)

Books I Acquired

NetGalley…

Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton
Publication Date – 2/6/2018

Don’t Believe It by Charlie Donlea
Publication Date – 5/29/2018

Dreams of Falling by Karen White
Publication Date – 6/5/2018

Purchases I Made…

Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine

Burying the Honeysuckle Girls by Emily Carpenter

The Defense (Eddie Flynn, #1) by Steve Cavanagh

The Mayflower Bride (Daughter of the Mayflower, #1) by Kimberley Woodhouse

Have you read any of these? What was your favorite book this month?

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22 thoughts on “January Monthly Wrap-Up and Book Haul

  1. Great list! I also loved The Great Alone…I haven’t done my wrap-up yet, so I don’t know which one will be my favorite. TGA will definitely be a contender.

    I want to read the new Karen White book…and Force of Nature.

    Thanks for sharing.

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    1. I’m am especially excited for that one. My mom and I were working on our family tree a couple of years ago and discovered that we are related to a couple of the passengers on the Mayflower. So I think this will be a fun read!

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