December 28, 2020
December 2020 Reading Wrap Up
How was your December reading?
December was a twelve book reading month, but it weighed in heavily on the “meh” side with only one five-star read, four four-star reads, six three-star reads, and one two-star read. Find all my December reads listed below in order of Star Rating. Keep in mind that I normally recommend five- and four-star reads on the blog; three-star reads receive mixed reviews from me for various reasons; and two-star reads are books that were not for me. One-star reads are usually shelved as DNF.
My favorite read of the month is The Girl From the Channel Islands by Jenny Lecoat (histfic).
Did we read any of the same books?
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5 Stars. (ARC). Compelling and memorable WW11 histfic.
Pub Date: 2/2/2021 Review coming soon.
4.5 Stars. (ARC.) Histfic (San Francisco Earthquake)/Suspense/Mystery/Family Drama mashup. Pub Date: 2/2/2021. Review coming soon.
4 Stars (ARC). WW11 histfic featuring the American Library of Paris. A book about books. Pub Date: 2/9/2021. Review coming soon.
4 Stars (ARC). Interesting imagined story of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel from her sister’s perspective. Pub Date: 12/29/2020. Review coming soon.
4 Stars. Poignant and interesting memoir. My review of Never Broken here.
3.5 Stars. Poignant and sad complicated family drama (National Book Award Finalist). Not reviewed.
3.5 Stars. Histfic, racial injustice, prejudice. Not yet reviewed.
3.5 Stars. Contemporary women’s fiction (Arthur Truluv #2). Not reviewed.
3 Stars. Contemporary women’s fiction (Arthur Truluv #3). Of the three, my favorite is The Story of Arthur Truluv! Confession Club is not reviewed.
3 Stars. (ARC) YA contemporary drama with unnecessary profanity in my opinion (I enjoyed Tweet Cute more). Pub Date: 1/12/2021. Review coming soon.
3 Stars. Memoir. Not reviewed.
2 Stars. (MG) For me, it doesn’t hold up to a reread. Not reviewed.
What was your favorite December read?
Did we read any of the same books?
Which of these books is on your TBR?
December Blog Posts:
TTT: Favorite Reads of 2020 (coming tomorrow)
December Blog Audit Challenge (coming Wednesday)
The Girl With the Louding Voice (#throwbackthursday)
Currently Reading Book Tag
Sunshine Blogger Award (take two)
Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the Story
I Was Anastasia (#throwbackthursday)
Winter 2020 TBR
Tomorrow Will Be Better #classics
Tell Me More (#throwbackthursday)
Gift Ideas: Everyone Gets a Book
#6Degrees of Separation
New Arrivals at Hedgehog Hollow
The Boat People (#throwbackthursday)
Happy Reading Book Buddies!
“Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading.”
~Rainer Maria Rilke
“I love the world of words, where life and literature connect.”
~Denise J Hughes
“Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad ones.”
~Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
“I read because books are a form of transportation, of teaching, and of connection! Books take us to places we’ve never been, they teach us about our world, and they help us to understand human experience.”
~Madeleine Riley, Top Shelf Text
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