Tuesday, January 31, 2017

That's a Wrap | January in Review

My year started out like a body snatcher movie. I look the same. I sound the same. My reading and blogging, however, have not been the same. This may be my best reading month ever.

I think my Goodreads challenge is safe this year.


Books Read in January 2017









Reviews Posted in January 2017


The Fireman by Joe Hill

Little Heaven by Nick Cutter

Siren Sisters by Dana Langer

Frostblood by Elly Blake

The Secret Life of Souls by Jack Ketchum, Lucky McKee

The Last Harvest by Kim Liggett

Combined reviews for:
  • Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • Lowriders in Space by Cathy Camper
  • Gertie's Leap to Greatness by Kate Beasley
Rosemary's Baby Ira Levin

2017 Goals Update


Goodreads Challenge - I'm at 12/50 (24%) done with my challenge. Woohoo! Count: 12/50

Horror - My goal is to read 4 horror books a month (or roughly 48 horror books this year). I managed to read 6 this month. Count: 6/48

Nonfiction - I really suck at this. I shouldn't have let this one slide. February is women in horror month so it's going to be tough to get on track with this one. I'm on the waitlist for a few at the library. Maybe one will kick start me in the right direction. Count: 0

Pre-2017 TBR - Rosemary's Baby was from my (non-review-copy) TBR. I tried some other books before landing on Rosemary's Baby. They didn't grab me. Count: 1

Review Catchup - The Fireman, The Secret Life of Souls, and Gertie's Leap to Greatness were all catch up reviews. Count: 3

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11 comments:

  1. Oh heck yeah, great job, you'll be blowing through your Goodreads challenge in no time at this rate!

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

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    1. Thanks!! I won't be able to keep it up, but it was a fun month for sure.

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  2. Wow you had an awesome month. Maybe I can use you for inspiration this February because my January was not so good.

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    1. I'm on a bit of a burn out now so maybe it's your turn! :)

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  3. Wow! Look at you! That's awesome. I had a good start to the year but nowhere near this great!

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    1. Thanks! I don't know where it came from, but I just went with it as long as I could :)

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  4. Wow, that is awesome! I'm already 2 behind :(

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    1. You'll catch up! And I'm sure I won't stay this far ahead for long. It was an unusual month.

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  5. Wow, you are way ahead (I'm already behind)

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    1. Maybe it will help me when summer rolls around. I pretty much drop everything when summer hits.

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  6. Excellent job! It always gives me such a sense of accomplishment to knock out review books. You'll definitely hit 50 for sure. :)

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