Monthly Book Recap | February 2019

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February was a shorter month with a lot of reading packed in for me. I ended up reading a couple books that I just loved and quite a few that were just so-so. ⁣

I always find it interesting how differently we all react to the same pieces of writing. I even will respond differently to something depending on my mood, time of year, stage of life, etc. ⁣

As I share more and more about books I always want to be aware that my feedback is just that, my own, and you may have a completely different reading experience. I think that is with makes books and media in general so interesting to share about too, we all have such different responses. 💜⁣


More Than Words by Jill Santopolo: So different than The Light We Lost but I enjoyed this one so much! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⁣

My full review of More Than Words can be found HERE.

The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren: Plenty of emotions and imperfect characters made this very enjoyable. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⁣ (ARC releasing 5/14/19)

My full review of the Unhoneymooners can be found HERE.

Marriage-ology by Belinda Luscombe: A fascinating and relatable book about marriage that was easy to connect with and thought provoking. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⁣ (ARC releasing 5/21/19)

The Au Pair by Emma Rous: I enjoyed much of this but the ending just didn’t work for me. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⁣

My full review of The Au Pair can be found HERE. ⁣

A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell: An enjoyable “thriller” that made for great pleasure reading. ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫⁣ (ARC relasing 7/23/19)

My full review of A Stranger on the Beach can be found HERE.

Maid by Stephanie Land: Many powerful parts of this book but I had mixed feelings about the writing style…⭐️⭐️⭐️⁣

My full review of Maid can be found HERE.

Two Can Keep A Secret by Karen McManus: I think YA books are just not my favorite because I struggle to connect with the characters. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⁣

Juliet’s School of Possibilities by Laura Vanderkam: A unique take on time management advice…a fiction novella that was easy to consume and a fun way to share her knowledge in a fresh way. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⁣ (ARC releasing 3/12/19)

My full review of Juliet’s School of Possibilities can be found HERE.

Little Lovely Things by Maureen Joyce Connolly: Heartbreaking and often difficult to read as a parent but amazing storytelling and a truly engaging read. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫⁣ (ARC releasing 4/2/19)

Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams: A heavier read than you first anticipate that is full of important and timely topics…enjoyed seeing her process of self-love while dealing with many challenges…struggled with some of the choices of the main character. ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫⁣ (ARC releasing 3/19/19)

My full review of Queenie can be found HERE.

 

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