January Wrap Up!

Well, January has been a month, hasn’t it? Luckily, needing to hide from things makes for a good reading month. Not so much a great mental health month, but there it is.

Books I read this month:

Jackaby | Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk | Dreadnought | Sorcerer to the Crown | Rise: How a House Built A Family | Trans Voices | Always | Shadowshaper (review on 3/20)  | The Witch With the Glitch | Dust Bowl Girls | Fearless (review on 2/9) | Flowers of Luna (review on 2/2) | Unburied Fables | Jerkbait | You Can’t Touch My Hair | Things We Lost In the Fire (review on 2/17)  | The Education of Margot Sanchez (review on 2/13) | Here We Are (review on 2/3) | Born A Crime* | Piecing Me Together (review on 2/10) | Everything Belongs to Us (Review on 3/27)* | Binti:Home

*= Still reading. Some things take longer to get through than others.

Fun Posts:

Character Interview: Hello World by Tiffany Rose & Alexandra Tauber | #TBT: The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead | My #DiverseAThon TBRRapid Fire Book Tag | I’m Attempting to Beat The Backlist | Goals for 2017 | Cover Reveal:: 27 Hours by Tristina Wright |

You will notice that I took part in #DiverseAThon, but I’m still reading two of the books on that list. I totally bombed, due to life getting in the way, but I am still reading them! I’ll do my full wrap up once I actually finish Born a Crime & Everything Belongs to Us.

Books I Bought:

The Second Mango by Shira Glassman | Silver in the Blood by Jessica Day George | Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown | Born A Crime by Trevor Noah | Salt by Nayyirah Waheed | Nejma by Nayyirah Waheed | Phaeton by Rachel Sharp | On The Edge of Gone by Corrine Duyvis | Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor

Actual Journalism:

At 100, veteran celebrates life with family, friendsSouthern Virginia MultiModal Park ‘could be the door to the outside world’ | Virginians make voices heard in Washington on Affordable Care Act votes | Supervisors award contract to bring broadband to rural Pittsylvania County | Donut delights: Mama Crockett’s working to ‘bust into new towns’ | On the run to Boston: Training, determination and a lot of miles go into preparing for marathon | Kaine testifies in support of United Steelworkers

What did you work on that you were proud of this month? What did you read and love? Talk to me about the positive things this month!

6 thoughts on “January Wrap Up!

    1. I desperately need to read Every Heart a Doorway! TSIAAS is also on my list. I’ll get to them both someday and I’m fairly sure I’ll love them!

  1. That’s a ton of books, damn, girl! I read a bunch of awesome writing about race this month — The Fire Next Time and then The Fire This Time, and Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching, and then Jeff Chang’s book We Gon’ Be Alright. All superb, and then I read a bunch of fun fantasy, of which Monstress and Iron Cast were my favorites. On to February!

    1. The only one of those I’ve read is Iron Cast, but I’ve got The Invisible Man on audio that I’m hoping to get to this month! I’m glad you got some great reading done!

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