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What did you read in DECEMBER?

What did you read this month? How was it? How many did you finish this year?
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Re: What did you read in DECEMBER?

  • Easy - Tammara Webber
    Uses For Boys - Erica Lorriane Scheidt
    My Life Next Door - Huntley Fitzpatrick
    Bittersweet - Sarah Ockler
    Meant To Be - Lauren Morrill
    The Adoration of Jenna Fox - Mary E. Pearson (re-read)
    The Giver - Lois Lowry (re-read)
    Cinder - Marissa Meyer
    I ended up with 66 books this year, which was awesome because my goal was 52. Smile 
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  • Read:

    From Dead to Worse***

    Looking for Alaska*****

    The True Story of Hansel and Gretel****


    The Raven Boys****

    The Hobbit***

    If I Stay*****

     ETA: 79/75

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  • Only 2 -

    Year of Biblically Living ***

    Band of Brothers **** 1/2 (and then I watched the series, which made the whole experience of learning about this even better!)

    Total for the year = 54

  • Days of Blood and Starlight ****

    The Perfect Hope ****

    Ghost Canoe ***

    Shadow of Night *** 

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  • This has been my worst reading month ever. 5 books completed (as of tonight) 4 others started and not completed.

    The Pregnancy Bible ****

    Happy Accidents by Jane Lynch ****

    Skipping Christmas  by John Grisham ****

    Clause: Legend of the Fatman by Tony Bertauski ****

    Love in a Nutshell by Janet Evanovich ***

    I think I completed 209 or 210 books in 2012, my goal was 200.

  • Gray Wolf Throne - Cinda Williams Chima - 4stars

    Stardust - Neil Gaiman -5 stars

    Lover Mine -JR Ward - 3 stars

    Crimson Crown - Cinda Williams Chima - 5 stars

    Where Things Come Back - John Corey Whaley - 4 stars

    Burn For Burn - Jenny Han & Siobhan Vivian - 2 stars

    The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman - 5 stars

    i ended up hitting my goal of 75 books! Woot! 


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    “You can have your wishes, your plans, but at the end of the day, it's out of your control"
    - Gayle Forman
    "People talk about escapism as if it's a bad thing... Once you've escaped, once you come back, the world is not the same as when you left it. You come back to it with skills, weapons, knowledge you didn't have before. Then you are better equipped to deal with your current reality."
    - Neil Gaiman

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  • The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things - Carolyn Mackler ***

    The Castaways - Elin Hilderbrand ****

    Semi-Charmed Life - Nora Zelevansky ***

    Speak - Laurie Halse Anderson ***

    Chasing Fire - Nora Roberts ****

    If I Stay - Gayle Forman ****

    Hide and Seek - Sara Shepard ****

    The Marriage Game - Fern Michaels ***

    Sultry With a Twist - Macy Beckett ****

    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Seth Grahme-Smith **

    I ended up with 138 for the year.  It's the most I've ever read in a year!

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  • Read in December:

    Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake - Anna Quindlen - 3 stars

    Summer of Night - Dan Simmons - 4 stars

    The Rape of Nanking - Iris Chang - 4 stars

    Bloodfever - Karen Marie Moning - 3 stars

    The Age of Miracles - Karen Thompson Walker - 4.5 stars

    Stargirl - Jerry Spinelli - 5 stars

    My goal for the year was 75 books and I read 78.


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  • I read 

    Phantom Nights by John Farris ****

    Skipping Christmas by John Grisham***

     The Shack by William Paul Young *

    I reread 

    HP and the Half-blood Prince*****

    HP and the Deathly Hallows*****

    The Giver****+

    The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe*****

     Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix *****


    puts me at 53 for the year, and my goal was 40


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  • 1. Finally Free by Michael Vick
    2. 1225 Christmas Tree Lane by Debbie Macomber  
    3. Grace by Richard Paul Evans
    4. The Gift by Cecelia Ahern
    5. I never Promised You A Goodie Bag by Jennifer Gilbert
    6. Running with the Kenyans by Adharanand Finn
    7. Winning Sounds Like This: A Season with the Women's Basketball Team at Gallaudet, the World's Only University for the Deaf by Wayne Coffey
    8. When Christmas Comes by Debbie Macomber
    9. Addicted to Hurry by Kirk Byron Jones
    10. Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found my Faith by Martha Beck
    11. 700 Sundays by Billy Crystal
    12. Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark
    13. The Christmas Train by David Baldacci
    14. A Cedar Cove Christmas by Debbie Macomber
    15. The Letter by Marie Tillman
    16. Sex Changes: A memoir of marriage, Gender, and moving on by Christine Benvenuto
    17. The Christmas Note by Donna VanLiere
    18. A year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans
    19. Love Anthony by Lisa Genova
    20. Diary of a Player by Brad Paisley
  • Five stars
    What a Boy Wants, by Nyrae Dawn

    Four stars
    Little Brother, by Cory Doctorow
    Odd Interlude, Numbers 1, 2, and 3, by Dean Koontz
    Rebel Angels, by Libba Bray
    The Sweet Far Thing, by Libba Bray

    Three stars
    And All the Stars, by Andrea K. H?st
    By The Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead, by Julie Anne Peters
    Columbine, by Dave Cullen
    The Hook-up Doctor's Guide, by Nyrae Dawn
    Lethal, by Sandra Brown

    Two stars
    Talisman of El, by Alecia Stone

    One star
    Entangled, by Nikki Jefford

    Did not finish
    Dreamland, by Sarah Dessen
    Harmless, by Dana Reinhardt
    Jinx, by Meg Cabot
  • The Midwife's Tale by Sam Thomas ****1/2

    Every Last One by Anna Quindlen ***

    The Forbidden Queen by Anne O'Brien ****

    Becoming Sister Wives by the Browns ****

    The Fault in Our Stars by John Green ******

    Escape by Carolyn Jessop ****

    The Raven's Heart by Jesse Blackadder ****

    Her Majesty's Will by David Blixt ***

    Finished Les Miserables ****

    I didn't set a reading goal this year but wound up finishing a total of 112 books which I think is pretty good.

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  • Kristy and the Walking Disaster

    Ann M. Martin

    Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

    Jamie Ford


    David Quammen

    Blue Asylum

    Kathy Hepinstall


    Jim Horne

    The President and the Assassin

    Scott Miller

    Dark Places

    Gillian Flynn


    Laurie Halse Anderson

    Giving Up the Ghost

    Eric Nuzum

    The Third Angel

    Alice Hoffman


    I had some good (Hotel on the Corner...) and some not so good (The Third Angel), but overall I think it was a good reading month.


    I made it to 102 this year and my goal was 100. Not too shabs!  

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  • It was slow month bookwise for me. I only read 3 books.

     Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt *****

     The Autobiography of Santa Claus by Jeff Guinn ***

     Oleander Girl by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni **** 

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  • An Echo in the Bone - 5 stars

    One Foot in the Grave - 4 stars 

    Safe Haven - 4 stars

    The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight - 4 stars 

    Where We Belong - 4 stars

    The Christmas Box - 4 stars

    I had a pretty good month... loved everything I read and met my goal of 65 books on the 28th with The Christmas Box :) 

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    Books Read in 2014: 10 
  • The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories
    The Water's Lovely
    Sweet Tooth
    The Secret Keeper
    The Guilty One
    Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Book Store
    Under the Covers and Between the Sheets
    Blue Nights
    A Shot of Sultry
    On Chesil Beach
    Deliver Us From Evil
    The Omnivore's Dilemma
    They Call Me Naughty Lola
    The Outcast
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  • Blackberry Winter by Sarah Jio ****

    Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn ****

    Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins ***

    The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen ***

    Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler ****

    Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins ****

    Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins ***

    Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson ****

    Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett (audiobook) *** 

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  • I read 24 books in December, so I won't list them all, but some of my favs were:

    The Edge of Never by J.A. Redmerski - 5 stars 

    Night Huntress series books 1-5 by Jeaniene Frost - 3-4 stars 

    Wallbanger by Alice Clayton - 4.5 stars

    Plead Forgiveness by Aury Dobsyn - 4 stars 

  • Sultry with a Twist by Macy Beckett ****

    Ready Player One by Ernest Cline ****

    The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker ***

    Objects of My Affection by Jill Smolinski ***

    The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling ***

    The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman ****

    How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You by Matthew Inman ****

    Dark Lover (BDB, #1) by J.R. Ward ****

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