Saturday, February 4, 2012

January Recap

The first month of 2012 brought plenty of good books my way. I still would like to review a few of them, but am knee deep in school work preparing for a four author visit literacy night. The reviews may have to wait.
Here's list of January books read:
1. Louise's War by Sarah Shaber
2. Hound Dog True by Linda Urban
3. Defending Jacob by William Landay
4. R My Name Is Rachel by Patricia Reilly Giff
5. Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr
6. The Lost Saints of Tennesse by Amy Franklin-Willis
7. You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
8. When Life Gives You O.J. by Erica S. Perl
9. War and Watermelon by Rich Wallace
10. The Absolute Value of Mike by Katherine Erskine
11. I Got This by Jennifer Hudson
12. Jack and Me by Danette Haworth
13. Friends Like Us by Lauren Fox
14. One Small Boat by Kathy Harrison
15. Unmeasured Strength by Lauren Manning
16. Love's Enduring Promise by Janette Oke
17. The Underside of Joy by Sere Prince Halverson
18. The Berlin Boxing Club by Robert Sharenow
19. The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
20. Eddie's War by Carol Saller
21. Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
22. Kisses From Katie by Katie Davis
23. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer Smith
24. My Name is Not Easy by Debby Dahl Edwardson
25. An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff

5 of these were non-fiction, 20 fiction

5 were written by male authors, 20 by females

12 were middle grade/YA books 13 were adult

9 were book I owned, 16 were library books

1 was read on my Kindle
Although February is off to a slow start, I just finished A Train in Winter this morning - an excellent book that I will be thinking about for quite some time.

1 comment:

Peaceful Reader said...

Seriously? You read 25 books in Jan. alone. You win the amazing reader award from me!

FYI: Some of the authors did not show up on your post.