Read and TBR for January and February

Month number 2 of 2020, here we come! January was quite a good month on the blog and at work. The new semester is settling in and there are just a few more odds and ends to get tied up before a fairly set routine can be established. I managed to get posts and reviews of books up on a regular basis. I even got all my 2019 wrap-up posts finished, set-up my new challenges for 2020; and created my own Kindle Klean-Up Challenge! However, I did fall behind (even more than usual) on blog hopping. I’ll try to work on that in February.

My January reading list was a bit longer than I anticipated as I flew through several fun romance and cozy mystery novels and discovered one emotionally fraying, but excellent, historical fiction. I got through 11 books in total, although number eleven was more of a novella.

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Read and TBR

The cozies were: Frozen Stiff Drink (which was a beta read and my first book of the year), Dead in Dublin, A Field Guide to Homicide, Game of Bones, A Spell for Trouble, Witching Around the Clock and Grim Like Me. Romances were represented by Poppy’s Place in the Sun, Meet Cute and The Broken One. A WWII historical fiction, From Sand and Ash, rounded off my January list. Four of these I read via my Kindle Unlimited subscription (two with the audio). None came off my physical shelf. Hopefully I’ll fix that this month.

I was playing with some maps for projects at work and ended up creating this one for myself. It shows the countries/ states/ provinces where the books I read this month were set. I need to find some southern hemisphere settings!

mapchart.net

Keeping the pre-determined list short for February, I’ve got five to begin with. One is a NetGalley I’d like to review soon, one is a paranormal romance, which is part of my 2020 Romance Book Challenge and the others are from series I already follow.

On the Lamb by Tina Kashian

Hostage to Pleasure by Nalini Singh

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

A Vicarage Reunion by Kate Hewitt

Grave Haunting by Lily Harper Hart


I’m not sure how many extras I’ll get through this month as we’ve got a short family vacation planned… and a vacation with small children is never relaxing for the parents! I’ll see how it goes.

What about you? What are you looking forward to reading this month? Feel free to share links to your Feb reading lists in the comments.

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