March 31, 2010

A Month in Summary - January '10

A very nice start to the new year, with three great books! Let's see if the momentum continues...

Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen (4.5/5)

Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo (3.5/5)

Home Cooking by Laurie Colwin (4/5)

Mudbound by Hilary Jordan (5/5)

Click on the titles to read my reviews.

Favorite of the month: Mudbound by Hilary Jordan

Books Read 4
Male Authors 0
Female Authors 4
New-To-Me Authors 4
Epistolary 0
Audio 0
Fiction 3
Nonfiction 1
Historical Fiction 1
Coming-of-Age 0
Classic 0
Poetry 0
Teen 0
Children's 0
Sci-Fi 0
Fantasy 0
Horror 0
Graphic Novel 0
Romance 0
Humor 0
Travel 0
Memoir 0
Biography 0
Short Stories 0
Essays 1
Culinary 1
Mystery/Thriller 1
Religious Fiction 0
Re-read 0
Mine 3
Borrowed 1

Note: Only books completed are counted in the above totals with, of course, the exception of the DNF category.


  1. It looks like you actually enjoyed your reading more in January, although you read fewer books than you did in Feb. I finally got a copy of Mudbound! Not sure when I'll get to it, but I'm glad to have a copy.

  2. Nancy - Quality, not quantity. That's my new motto. :)

    Oh, don't wait too long to read Mudbound!! My SIL just finished and she loved it. We've been selling dozens and dozens at work.

  3. Yep, I'm shooting for quality over quantity, too. Sometimes I succeed.

    I'll probably save Mudbound for fall, simply because I tend to dislike reading about the South, once it heats up. We're almost in full green, here, so summer's coming. We'll see, though. I might sneak it in, anyway. :)


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