January 2019 Recap

Anybody else feel like January drug on forever, but also surprised it’s already over? It was a weird month. The weather was unseasonably warm for a while and then record-breaking low. Gotta’ love Ohio. I didn’t make any firm new year resolutions, but there were a few changes I really wanted to start implementing…that didn’t last more than the first week. I think I’m going to consider January a trial-month and start fresh in February. Book-wise, though, things are going pretty well for me. I’m really happy with the number of books I managed this month.

Books Read: 13

Adult: 8
YA: 5

Favorite Book I Read This Month:

I’ve been in a real Contemporary mood lately and I really enjoyed all three of these book and can’t pick between them:

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On Thin Ice by Julie Cross, The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary, and The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

  Books Reviewed: 5

I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella – 4/5 Stars

Lovestruck by Kate Watson – 3/5 Stars

Famous in a Small Town by Emma Mills – 4/5 Stars

The Temp by Michelle Frances – 2/5 Stars

The Winter Sister by Megan Collins – 2.5/5 Stars

Books Read in 2019 Overall: 13

Funny Fridays:

January 4

#BookishQouteOfTheDay #Books #Reading

January 11

You could just borrow a library book when you're ready for it... :)

January 18

January 25

Other Posts:

December 2018 Recap

2018 Recap

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Releases for the First Half of 2019

Top Ten Tuesday: New-To-Me Authors I Read in 2018

Top 5 Wednesday: Most Disappointing Books Reads of 2018

Top 5 Wednesday: ARCs on the Top of my TBR

Top 5 Wednesday: Book I’ve Recently Removed from my TBR

Reviewing the Unreviewed: January 2019

Book News:

Grishaverse series coming to Netflix

Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha and Six of Crows books are combining into a Grishaverse tv series on Netflix! It will be amazing seeing these characters and universe come to life, but I am so nervous about the casting for Kaz Brekker!

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29 thoughts on “January 2019 Recap

  1. You definitely had a great reading month, Stephanie! I’ve only read 3 books this month, but I’m about to go on a reading binge. I got caught up in a Netflix series (Bloodline) and couldn’t stop watching! Happy February to you – hope you are staying warm in Cleveland. It is pretty cold here in PA!

  2. This month did feel weird. It lasted forever, and the weather is awful. I really hope it does get to 50 on Sunday, even though I’m not sure my sinuses can handle it!!

    I got approved for Flatshare!! And the Unhoneymooners. I’m so glad you liked them both – I’m excited to read them. You had a great reading month!!

    • I had a headache all day yesterday due to the weather change. But I’ll take it if it means all the ice on the sidewalks at my apartment melts haha. I’m looking forward to hearing what you think of The Unhoneymooners and The Flatshare. And thanks again for meeting for coffee yesterday! It was great to see you and get caught up!

      • I’m glad it warmed up, but like you, I had a headache all weekend because of it, too!
        I had a great time – thanks for meeting me!! I’ll let you know about the Harlan Coben event…I’m going to look it up online today.

  3. I am nervous/excited about the Grishaverse coming to Netflix. On one hand, I want to see it do well and be amazing, but one the other, adaptations in general aren’t always that great. Let’s cross our fingers this ends up being one of the good ones. Happy February!

  4. I always feel like New Year’s resolutions are so intense, so I personally prefer to make monthly resolutions, because I get a lot more fresh starts that way. 😉 Plus, it helps me pick just one or two small things and really focus on making good habits out of them instead of feeling like I need to do all 307 things I need to change about myself at once!! I’m sure you’ll do better in February. If nothing else, your reading is in great shape! 😀

  5. That’s awesome you read so many books! I only read one in January, LoL. I hope to start reading the Six of Crows series before the Netflix adaptation comes out, heard it’s a really good series.

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