Monthly Wrap Up: January 2020

Wow, what a way to kick off the year! 2020 started off with back-to-back reads I absolutely fell in love with and kept going strong from there.  Although I had a slight hiccup with a rare DNF, I actually managed to read all the books I had planned for January, and started a little early on my February TBR!  All my reviews are linked below (including a few catchup reviews from December), so if you missed anything, now’s the time to find out what I thought!

The Great Series Read Project Update

So, the bad news, no sequels read this month.  The good news?  I started two series that I will HAPPILY make priority reads for this project!  SPELLSLINGER was a quick fun book that absolutely got its claws into me, and I’ve already ordered book two and plan to make it my February goal for the GSRP. I also succumbed to a mood read and FINALLY read NEVERNIGHT and boy oh boy am I definitely reading the sequel.  February’s looking crowded, so I’ll probably continue on with this series in March.

Reviews

 

WAR GIRLS by Tochi Onyebuchi – 3.5/5 Stars
DOWN AMONG THE DEAD by K.B. Wagers – 4/5 Stars
SPELLSLINGER by Sebestien de Castell – 5/5 Stars
THE SHADOWS BETWEEN US by Tricia Levenseller – 4.5/5 Stars
THE UNSPOKEN NAME by A.K. Larkwood – 4/5 Stars
NEVERNIGHT by Jay Kristoff – 4.5/5 Stars
FORTUNA by Kristyn Merbeth – 3/5 Stars
MORODA by L.L. McNeil – DNF at 30%

Notable Posts

Things I Love: Books That Pay Attention to Linguistics
Wrapping Up and Looking Forward: A 2019 Recap and 2020 Goal List

And that’s a wrap on the first month of 2020!

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  1. Why is it so easy to start new series compared to finishing them? I have this issue myself and have a few high priority sequels on my 2020 TBR that I am going to make myself finally pick up. Other than that DNF, looks like you had a pretty good reading month. Hope February is even better!

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