31 January 2013
2013 Books - January
Symphony of Secrets - Sharon Hinck
Another book by Sharon Hinck (Christian author) that I thoroughly enjoyed. Very descriptive, I could relate to main character, and I would recommend this book.
The Secret Life of Becky Miller - Sharon Hinck
This was the precursor to a book I read last year and enjoyed. Again, I found this book well written and I could relate to main character. I would recommend it.
Stepping Into Sunlight - Sharon Hinck
On a bit of a Sharon Hinck kick! I really enjoyed this book and would recommend it.
I've Got Your Number - Sophie Kinsella
This was one of our book club books, recommended by Cindy. I loved it and would recommend it.
Death at the Priory: Love, Sex, and Murder in Victorian England - James Ruddick
A non-fiction book. Interesting, but not gripping. Go ahead and read it if you're into this sort of thing, but not a "you-have-to-read-this!" kind of book.
Beneath the Glitter - Blair and Elle Fowler
I only read this youn-adult / teen book because I'm familiar with the authors' YouTube channels. It wasn't brilliantly written or anything but I mostly enjoyed it.
The Midwife's Confession - Diane Chamberlain
Recommend by my friend Ruth. Well written, really enjoyed it, would recommend.
Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe - Jenny Colgan
I really enjoyed this book and would recommend it.
A Breath of Snow and Ashes - Diana Gabaldon
Another in the Outlander series. Absolutely loved it and would highly recommend the entire series!
Summer of Love - Katie Fford
Pleasant enough, but forgettable.
I also wanted to mention two other books. I don't usually include books that I haven't read every word of, or books that I started but didn't finish, so I thought I'd start mentioning them here.
Young House Love - John and Sherry Petersik
I requested this book from the library because I've been following John and Sherry's blog for years. I looked through this book but didn't read every single word - you don't need to, unless you are wanting to tackle a particular project mentioned. It's packed with great ideas, is beautifully laid out and full of inspiration. I loved the book and would highly recommend it.
The Last Pleasure Garden - Lee Jackson
I just couldn't get into this book. If a book doesn't grip me in the first two chapters I move on. So this is one I didn't read.