February 2023 Reading Wrap Up #FebruaryReadingWrapUp

I hope your February reading has been satisfying!
Here’s my February 2023 Reading Wrap Up.

February 2023 Reading Wrap Up

February 2023 Reading Wrap Up (collage of covers)

In February, I enjoyed some varied reads. Out of the 8 books completed, I had two 5-star reads, three 4-star reads, and three 3-3.5–star reads. The nonfiction I read was time-consuming (but worthwhile) and should count as three fiction books!

My most memorable fiction read this month is West With Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge, a unique road-trip story inspired by real events. The most overall thought-provoking and compelling read this month is And there Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle by Jon Meacham.


My 2022 Stats/2023 Goals
Most Memorable Reads of 2022
Especially Satisfying Reads of 2022
Best of the Best 2015-2022

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West With Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge

5 Stars. Historical Fiction. 1938, United States. Transportation of two giraffes to the San Diego Zoo. Trust me, it’s great! Full review of West With Giraffes here.

And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle by Jon Meacham

5 Stars. Nonfiction; U.S. History. Enlightening and worthwhile. The audio format is excellent. Full review of There Was Light here.

Jane and Edward by Melodie Edwards (ARC)

4 Stars. (ARC) Contemporary Women’s Fiction. Reimagining of Jane Eyre. (Review coming soon)

Good For You by Camille Pagán (ARC)

4 Stars. (ARC) Women’s Contemporary Fiction. RomCom. (Mini review in the title link)

Something New at the Borrow a Bookshop by Kiley Dunbar (ARC)

4 Stars. (ARC) Contemporary Women’s Fiction. Romance. Scotland. Loosely Connected Series. (Review coming soon)

The Half Moon by Mary Beth Keane (ARC)

3.5-4 Stars. (ARC) Contemporary Fiction. A sad and unhappy marriage. (review coming soon)

The Little Wartime Library by Kate Thompson

3 Stars. Historical Fiction, WWII. London. Heavier than I expected. (not yet reviewed)

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord (MG)

3 Stars. Middle Grade Fiction.  (not reviewed)

February Wrap Up QOTD:

Did we read any of the same books?
Did you have a favorite February read?

February Blog Posts:

And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle Review
The Woman With the Cure Review
TTT: 10 Favorite Young Book Heroines
An Enemy Like Me Review
The Maid of Ballymacool Review
Books by Black Authors on my Bookshelf
The Paris Library Review
5 Romance Reads (Mini Reviews)
West With Giraffes Review
The Invisible Woman Review
Code Name Sapphire Review
Maureen Review
Best of the Best 2015-2022

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

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~Madeleine Riley, Top Shelf Text

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