Friday, January 31, 2014

January Reflections

In January, I read 45 books.

Eight books were rereads: Good Morning, Miss Dove; Pastwatch The Redemption of Christopher Columbus; The Time Machine; Doomsday Book; Story of the Treasure Seekers; Sense and Sensibility; The Merchant's Daughter; A Woman's Place.

Without really planning it, I read SIX time travel books in January! Seven Stories Up, The First Dragon, Risked, Pastwatch The Redemption of Christopher Columbus, The Time Machine, and Doomsday Book.

Board Books, Picture Books, Early Readers:
  1. Patti Cake And Her New Doll. Patricia Reilly Giff. Illustrated by Laura J. Bryant. 2014. (Jan) Scholastic. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  2. The Runaway Hug. Nick Bland. Illustrated by Freya Blackwood. 2013 (Dec). Random House. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  3. A Book of Babies. Il Sung Na. 2014. (Jan). Random House. 24 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  4. Little Frog's Tadpole Trouble. Tatyana Feeney. 2014. (Jan) Random House. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  5. Small Bunny's Blue Blanket. Tatyana Feeney. 2014. Random House. 24 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  6. All Fall Down. Mary Brigid Barrett. Illustrated by LeUyen Pham. 2014. Candlewick Press. 16 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  7. Pat-a-Cake. Mary Brigid Barrett. Illustrated by LeUyen Pham. 2014. Candlewick Press. 16 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  8. Ten Tiny Toes. Caroline Jayne Church. 2014. Scholastic. 22 pages. [Source: Review copy]    

Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction and Nonfiction:
  1. The Real Boy. Anne Ursu. 2013. HarperCollins. 341 pages. [Source: Library] 
  2. Seven Stories Up. Laurel Snyder. 2014. Random House. 240 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  3. The First Dragon. The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica #7 James Owen. 2013. Simon & Schuster. 304 pages. [Source: Library]
  4. Risked (The Missing #6). Margaret Peterson Haddix. 2013. Simon & Schuster. 320 pages. [Source: Library]  
  5. The Apprentices. Maile Meloy. Illustrated by Ian Schoenherr. 2013. Penguin. 432 pages. [Source: Review Copy] 
  6. The Story of the Treasure Seekers. E. Nesbit. 1899. Puffin. 250 pages. [Source: Bought]
  7. The 100. Kass Morgan. 2013. Little, Brown. 277 pages. [Source: Library]   
  8. The Living. Matt de la Pena. 2013. Random House. 320 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  9. A Corner of White. Jaclyn Moriarty. 2013. Scholastic. 375 pages. [Source: Library]  
  10. Aquifer. Jonathan Friesen. 2013. Blink. 303 pages. [Source: Library] 
Adult Fiction and Nonfiction:
  1. Good Morning, Miss Dove. Frances Gray Patton. 1954. 218 pages. [Source: Book I Bought]
  2. Pastwatch The Redemption of Christopher Columbus. Orson Scott Card. 1996. Tor.  351 pages. [Source: Book I Bought] 
  3. Lady of the English. Elizabeth Chadwick. 2011. Sourcebooks. 544 pages. [Source: Library] 
  4. And Be A Villain. (Nero Wolfe). Rex Stout. 1948. 256 pages. [Source: Book I Bought] 
  5. 1066 And All That. W.C. Sellar & R.J. Yeatman. 1931/1993. Barnes & Noble. 116 pages. [Source: Bought]
  6. Duchess of Drury Lane. Freda Lightfoot. 2013. Severn House. 256 pages. [Source: Library]
  7. The Time Machine. H.G. Wells. 1895. Penguin. 128 pages. [Source: Book I Bought]
  8. Royal Affair: George III And His Scandalous Siblings. 2006. Random House. 384 pages. [Source: Library] 
  9. The Revolt of the Eaglets. Jean Plaidy. 1977. 320 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  10. Doomsday Book. Connie Willis. 1992. Random House. 592 pages.  [Source: Book I Bought]
  11. The Road to Yesterday. L.M. Montgomery 1974. McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited. 252 pages.
  12. The Courts of Love. Jean Plaidy. 1987. Broadway Books. 576 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  13. The Boys in the Boat. Daniel James Brown. 2013. Viking. 416 pages. [Source: Library]
  14. Alexander the Conqueror: The Epic Story of the Warrior King. Laura Foreman. 2004. Da Capo Press. 211 pages. [Source: Library] 
  15. Sense and Sensibility. Jane Austen. 1811. 352 pages. [Source: Book I Bought] 
Christian Fiction and Nonfiction: 
  1. Dear Mr. Knightley. Katherine Reay. 2013. Thomas Nelson. 336 pages. [Source: Book I Bought] 
  2. A Woman's Place. Lynn Austin. 2006. Bethany House. 450 pages. [Source: Book I Bought]
  3. With Autumn's Return. Amanda Cabot. 2014. Revell. 416 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  4. The Merchant's Daughter. Melanie Dickerson. 2011. Zondervan. 285 pages. [Source: Library]
  5. The Dancing Master. Julie Klassen. 2014. Bethany House. 432 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  6. Dare to Love Again. Julie Lessman. 2014. Revell. 416 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  7. Every Waking Moment. Chris Fabry. 2013. Tyndale. 400 pages. [Source: Book I Bought] 
  8. How To Read the Bible Through the Jesus Lens: A Guide to Christ-Focused Reading of Scripture. Michael James Williams. 2012. Zondervan. 288 pages. [Source: Book I Bought]
  9. Crazy Busy. Kevin DeYoung. 2013. Crossway. 128 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  10. Bruce and Stan's Pocket Guide To Studying Your Bible: A User-Friendly Approach. Bruce Bickel and Stan Jantz. 2001. Harvest House. 112 pages. [Source: Book I Bought]
  11. The Captive Maiden. Melanie Dickerson. 2013. Zondervan. 304 pages. 
  12. Woman's Guide to Reading the Bible In A Year. Diane Stortz. 2013. Bethany House. 144 pages. [Source: Book I Bought]
© 2014 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews


Kailana said...

You always read such crazy amounts. Congrats on a great month. :)

Suko said...


fredamans said...

Always love seeing how many you have read! Happy February reading!