Guys, I didn't read many books this month at all and I blame Christmas, obviously. Man, it was a fun Christmas, but very busy this year, so I had little down time to get reading done. We hosted Christmas Eve dinner for fifteen people, so it was an exciting time! Plus, my little guy is getting really into Christmas…the gifts, the decorations, Santa, the lights, etc, so it was an incredible Christmas, but a whirlwind.
I am looking forward to getting more downtime in January and hoping to get caught up on my reading. I also need to start eating healthier, because I am pretty sure I consumed way too much cookies, chocolate and wine as you do during the holiday season. I hope everyone had a great holiday and a Happy New Year!
Books Read in December:
1. The Kennedy Wives by Amber Hunt and David ---- 4.5 out of 5 stars
2. Blythewood by Carol Goodman - 4.5 out of 5 stars
3. Ravencliffe (Blythewood #2) by Carol Goodman - 4 out of 5 stars
4. Beneath Beautiful by Allison Rushby - 3.5 out of 5 stars (Review to come)
5. A Year in the Life of Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes - 4 out of 5 stars (Review to come)
This Shattered World by Aimee Kaufman and Meagan Spooner- It's not that I didn't like it, but I was having a hard time getting into it. I don't think I was in the mood for sci-fi. I plan on picking it back up sooner than later since These Broken Stars was one of my favorite books of 2013.
1. Favorite Book: I loved Blythewood by Carol Goodman…if you love fantasy stories with a touch of historical fiction, boarding schools, and a lot of magic, definitely check out this series. Highly recommended.
2. Biggest Surprise: The Kennedy Wives by Amber Hunt and David Batcher - I love learning more about the Kennedy family and this biography was utterly fascinating.
3. Biggest Disappointment: This Shattered World by Aimee Kaufmann and Meagan Spooner- Something didn't suck me into the story like in These Broken Stars, but I definitely plan on giving this book a try again.
4. Favorite Part of December: Christmas! I never thought having a child at Christmas would be as much fun as it is. It's like being a kid all over again. Pure magic.
5. Favorite Post: My 5th Blogoversary (!!) and End of Year Book Survey
Thanks for visiting! Let me know what book was your favorite that you read this month. Any recommendations?