Month in Review: January 2015


Read:   5 Books,  3174  Pages

Year to Date:  5 Books,  3174  Pages

Goal for year: 104 books

Challenges Crossed Off: 10/74

Last Month’s Theme: First three books in A Song of Fire and Ice series

This Month’s Theme:  1410880468m7v1t

I made it.  January is over and we are welcoming February in with 9 inches of snow in Iowa.  Yuck.  Spending the first day of the month curled up with a book next to a roaring fire sounds like a plan.  Heaven knows there isn’t going to be anything worth watching on TV today…;).  I am kind of digging this theme reading each month. It is a fun way to keep things fresh and plan my future reads a bit.  If I receive an ARC book that needs to be read and reviewed I will work those into the month no matter the theme though.

I did enjoy binge reading the Game of Thrones books, but after a while I had it with all the war and violence.  Now I’m going to watch it instead of read the violence as I have requested the TV series through Netflix.  It will be interesting to see how the books and show compare.  I’ll let you know what I think some Thursday Thoughts after I watch the series.

For February I picked Romance as the theme for my reading.  It is the month Valentine’s Day falls in after all and after a month of reading heavy books with serious drama I so need to read some fluff.  I am going to try and mix things up in the romance dept though,  I won’t just select paranormal titles but try to see what else the genre has to offer.  I have gone through my to-read list over on Goodreads and come up with some titles to try and fit in this month.  I may add or subtract from the list, but it may give you an idea what sort of books you can be expecting me to review this month.

To-Read in February

Bound by Flames by  Jeaniene Frost

Crouching Tiger, Forbidden Vampire by Kerrelyn Sparks

Amazing Grace by Elizabeth Davies

Blood of the Demon by Rosalie Lario

Men in Kilts by Katie MacAlister

Unwrapping Tess by Krystal Shannan

Prince in the Mist by Claudy Conn

Viper by Patricia A Rasey

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Locked in Stone by Tory Michaels

Her Fallen Protector by Nichole Severn

Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs

A Harlequin Romance


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