Friday, January 1, 2016

December 2015 Reading Recap

A fun picture taken Christmas Eve

December, as we all know, is a crazy month, but I pushed through a few books anyway!

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff: Something happened aboard the space ships carrying refugees from an invasion... the documents complied for this book tell the story.

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt: A girl struggles to fit in despite her struggle with dyslexia. 

Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon: Maddy has an illness that keeps her stuck inside, but when she sees a cool dude moving in next door, she wants to escape for the first time in her life.

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas: Celeana is freed from the slave pits only to be forced to compete in game where the winner becomes the kings assassin. 

The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord: Paige has made a goal to start over this new school year and put the death of her boyfriend behind, only, things don't turn out like she plans.

The Life of Our Lord by Charles Dickens: a retelling of the four gospels of the New Testament by Charles Dickens for his children.

Eleanor and the Iron King by Julie Daines: Eleanor is sent to marry the king of the rival kingdom but when she gets there, she gets confused as to who's the good guys and who's the bad.

The Heart of Betrayal by Mary Pearson: Lia finds herself a prisoner in the kingdom of the Assassin and ends up playing a life and death game with their leader.

Favorites of the Month: The Start of Me and You, Everything Everything and Illuminae! 

Plans for January:

  • Read The Year of Magical Thinking for book club
  • Read Their Fractured Light
  • Read Winter
  • Finish Twitterpated
  • Finish Red Queen
  • I have no idea what else I hope to get to!
How did your December go?


  1. How did you manage so many books in December? I thought my four was impressive! I want to read Everything, Everyting!

  2. I loved Throne of Glass! You did awesome though! Happy 2016!

  3. A few? Sheesh. You read so much! I'm always impressed with how much reading you get done.



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