Monthly Wrap-Up: January 2015

It’s already the 5th of February? How did that happen? 
I read twelve books in January. I’m certainly not going to complain about that. Here are the books that filled my month with glorious words:

Dead Wake by Erik Larson*

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Strange Fruit by Joel Christian Gill*

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

My Sunshine Away by M.O. Walsh

Irritable Hearts by Mac McClelland*

A Tree Born Crooked by Steph Post

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me by Jennifer Teege*

The Martian by Andy Weir

*Nonfiction


Favorite Fiction: YOU CAN’T MAKE ME PICK! It’s a tie of awesomeness between The Martian and All the Light We Cannot See

Favorite Nonfiction: Dead Wake

Favorite Graphic Novel/Comic: Smile

How was January for you?

22 thoughts on “Monthly Wrap-Up: January 2015

  1. I am so excited to read Dead Wake. Larsen hasn't disappointed yet. I'm glad to see that it was your favourite non-fiction of the month.There was something about January that made it insanely productive reading wise – I finished 14 books. But so far in February, I'm still trying to finish one.

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  2. I started scrolling through your list and I was so impressed that I knew all of them. And then I found a few that were new to me! I'm glad you had a great month, Jennifer. May your February reading be just as good!

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  3. The Girl on the Train is haunting me! From the Internet, from blogs, and the copy sitting on my dresser! I'm in the middle of two others and have one I want to read before a movie comes out later in February, but this one is just getting to me!

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  4. Smile is on my list, and I really have to get Drama, too. I'm so glad you liked The Martian! I enjoyed that book so much (and it was a little unexpected, as I more or less picked it up because of the reviews I'd seen of it – going by the blurb alone, it certainly wasn't a book I'd normally read).

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  5. Smile & Drama are both so sweet and fun. You'll like them a lot. I only picked up The Martian because nearly every blogger I know raved about it. Science is NOT my thing and I never would have picked it up on my own. Oh my gosh, though. SO good.

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