Happy holidays everyone! I don’t know about you all, but this December has felt like the shortest month ALL YEAR. I really don’t know how time flies! I have finally recuperated from all the work chaos and a terrible virus that floated around and knocked me out for about two weeks. I also have finally caught up on my reviews and reading, so we’re back to *almost* real-time reading and reviewing. So, while it looks like I’ve read a ton this month, I’ve just finally been able to share all the books I read ahead of time during the crazy fall!

Without further ado, here are the books I’ve reviewed this month:

  1. Lethal White by Robert Galbraith
  2. The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin
  3. Cold Storage, Alaska by John Straley
  4. The Light Over London by Julia Kelly
  5. The Trespasser by Tana French
  6. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  7. How to be an American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway
  8. The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee
  9. Red Sky at Noon by Simon Sebag Montfiore
  10. Landwhale by Jes Baker
  11. Whiskey When We’re Dry by John Larison
  12. The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
  13. Girl in the Woods by Aspen Matis
  14. The Witch Doesn’t Burn In This One by Amanda Lovelace
  15. Paris by the Book by Liam Callanan
  16. To Make Monsters Out of Girls by Amanda Lovelace


Another fun thing to mention this month- I hosted a holiday giveaway on Instagram, which seemed to be much more successful than when I host them here on my blog. I’ll keep working on that, but I had over 300 people participate in the giveaway, which was phenomenal to me! The prize was a signed & pub dated copy of The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton, along with a notebook, an Amazon gift card, a bookmark and pin. The lucky winner was Meghan @bookbevsnfun! Congratulations again girl!


I also wrote a Thought Piece about how my town got a little library, and shared some tips about the process. So far, it seems to be a success! I even had someone spreading the holiday cheer!



Now, I’ve returned to my hometown in Vermont for the holidays.


I’m super excited to be surrounded with my family and friends, and very nostalgic as I tour about town. I am also very excited because one of my best pals that I met in Kentucky has traveled all the way from her home in Brazil to experience Vermont. As always, we’re having a lot of fun and making memories that will turn into excellent stories to share, haha!


I hope everyone has had a very happy holiday (whichever ones you celebrate!) and I look forward to chatting books with you all in 2019! See you next year!