Monthly Rundown: January 2016

Posted February 2, 2016 by Bonnie in Monthly Rundown / 0 Comments

Book Read in January: 14

I can’t believe we’re already done with the first month of 2016. Time sure does fly. I’m pretty satisfied with the amount of reading I got done, even with the slump I got into in the last week. I stuck with my goal this year of avoiding Saturday post dates to reduce my stress levels of trying to get a post up every day. I work two jobs at the moment. I have kids. It’s just not feasible, so I’m trying to cut myself some slack. And I successfully kept up with my new, epic reading spreadsheet which TOTALLY helps me stay all organized, thus making these posts all the more easier. All in all, I think January was a success.

Posted Reviews

Un-reviewed reads

Only plan on not reviewing four reads from the month. The rest will be posted in February.



Audiobook Review – Heartburn by Nora EphronBest of the MonthHeartburn by Nora Ephron ★★★★½
I’d been eyeing Nora Ephron for ages but finally took the plunge and oh man… I’m so sad she doesn’t have more novels for me to dive into. I did add all of her non-fiction/memoirs to my TBR though.

Least Favorite: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee ★★Audiobook Review – Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
I still don’t know why I picked this one up. I already knew I was going to enjoy it based on the things I had heard, but it was one of those I simply needed to experience it for myself.

Book Review – Burn for Me (Hidden Legacy #1) by Ilona AndrewsBiggest Surprise: Burn for Me (Hidden Legacy #1) by Ilona Andrews ★★★★½
Wow. This book was so good it put me in a book slump because I couldn’t find anything to compare. I cannot wait for the next installment… May 2017. *cries*16155240

Biggest DisappointmentSanctum (Guards of the Shadowlands #1) by Sarah Fine ★★
I had this series on my TBR for AGES. It was one of those I didn’t understand why I hadn’t read because they seemed like total me books.. but it almost ended being a DNF. I’m a definite black sheep when it comes to this one.




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