January Review Wrap Up

January Wrap Up

Yes, it is mid-March, but this is my wrap up for January 2019. In the month of January I read 6 books, please find below my TLDR summary and a link to my full review for each title.

2019 Books Bought Running Total: 16
2019 Books to Read Owed: 32
2019 Books Read Total: 6

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Book 1 – The Other Side of Lost by Jessi KirbyOther Side of Lost
Date Started: 1st January 2019
Date Finished: 4th January 2019
Time taken to read: 4 days
Rating: 3.5 stars

Social media influencer realises her life is all a fancy façade, so takes a challenging but uplifting hike in memory of her cousin; touching and warm but occasionally a little unrealistic.

Full review here.

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Book 2 – Killer T by Robert MuchamoreKiller T
Date Started: 14th August 2018
Date Finished: 7th January 2019
Time taken to read: 147 days
Rating: 1.5 stars

Glitched plot writing sends this story periodically hurtling forward several years, leaving the plot and reader confused and a bit disjointed as the world crumbles due to mutated viruses.

Full review here.

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Book 3 – Fire & Heist by Sarah Beth DurstFire Heist
Date Started: 7th January 2019
Date Finished: 14th January 2019
Time taken to read: 8 days
Rating: 3 stars

Sky a were-dragon goes on a heist to steal a jewel and find out what happened to her Mum in a fun, but slightly predictable journey.

Full review here.

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Book 4 – Lethal White by Robert GalbraithLethal White
Date Started: 9th January 2019
Date Finished: 19th January 2019
Time taken to read: 11 days
Rating: 4 stars

Cormoran and Robin solve another complex crime, with an enjoyable plot but slightly more expected ending than previous instalments.

Full review here.

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Book 5 – A Room of One’s Own by Virginia WoolfA Room of One's Own
Date Started: 6th January 2019
Date Finished: 19th January 2019
Time taken to read: 14 days
Rating: 2.5 stars

An early important essay pertaining to feminism that is starting to show its age in 2019.

Full review here.

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Book 6 – From Lukov With Love by Mariana ZapataFrom Lukov With Love
Date Started: 19th January 2019
Date Finished: 20th January 2019
Time taken to read: 2 days
Rating: 3.5 stars

Such a slow burn you’ll get frostbite, but in the best way – definitely one for anyone who likes their romance between pro athletes

Full review here.

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