January is over, can you believe it??

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Happy first day of February! I can't believe it's the second month of the year already. Overall, I had a pretty great reading month. I read five and a half books, and I mostly loved them all!


On Writing by Stephen King - 5 stars
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel - review soon - 3 stars
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins - review soon - 3 stars
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe - 4 stars
What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman - review soon 3.5 stars
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon - currently halfway done

I loved the fact that I read a good mix here; memoir, non-fiction, post apocalyptic, mystery thriller, and historical fiction. I am still trying to figure out what I would classify The Shadow of the Wind to be, but I think I've got time. So far though, I am loving it!

How was January for you reading-wise? Would you recommend anything you've read recently? I'd like to know. Other than that, here's to February. Happy reading!

10 comments:

  1. On writing sounds fabulous! xo

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  2. Great month! I can't wait to see your review of TGOTT. I've been debating on Station Eleven - I can't decide if I want to try it.

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    1. That review will be up this week! And I guess I'd recommend Station Eleven, but it's definitely not for everyone.

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  3. On Writing was excellent. Been hearing very good things about The Girl on the train

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    1. I recommend Girl on the train if you like mystery thrillers!

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  4. Glad your reading year got off to a good start!
    I'm looking forward to your review of Station Eleven, as I've only really seen glowing 5-star reviews of it, so it'll be good to see something more balanced.

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    1. I picked this up because everyone seems to rave so much about it too and that intrigued me!

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  5. I adore The Shadow of the Wind and On Writing! I also just read Station Eleven, but it looks like I liked it a lot more than you did : )

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  6. I must recommend reading the book The Girl on the Train: A Novel.
    I just finished reading it today, and my conclusion is that its a really interesting book.

    I brought mine from Amazon and they delivered it in only 2 days.
    Here is the link for the book on Amazon:
    The Girl on the Train: A Novel

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