Month in Review: January 2021

It’s felt like a busy week of blogging and I’m writing this on Tuesday 😛 Time for some reflection in the new year, thanks to Jenna @ Falling Letters for the template!

Books finished:

  • Super Fake Love Song by David Yoon
  • (Trust) Falling for You by Charish Reid
  • The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
  • Chlorine Sky by Mahogany L. Browne
  • Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
  • Tales from the Hinterland by Melissa Albert

Books reviewed:

Discussion posts:

Challenges check-in:

  • 0/13 books read from my 2021 Chosen TBR
  • 0/4 read from my 2020 Chosen TBR
  • 0/5+ read from books I own
  • 1/10+ read from my TBR
  • 205/150 books on my Goodreads TBR

In the book community:

  • Shruti @ This is Lit put together a book rec guide, pairing your zodiac sign with a romance novel trope (and rec based on that trope!)
  • Sally @ Why Homer talks about Andromache in The Iliad and critiques raised against “Greek myths”, which felt especially relevant after my recent read
  • Not a book blog but the latest volume of Chinatown Stories was just released (a collection of interviews and artwork created by residents of and those with a connection to Chinatown in Vancouver), along with a free digital app!

Upcoming in February:

  • perhaps some Beautiful Bookstores from Winnipeg
  • more reviews (including an exciting, upcoming release!)
  • and maybe some Music Mondays!

I read and reviewed a lot more than I thought (though of course my Goodreads TBR isn’t reflecting that 😛 ). No progress on challenges but I’ve had a lot of ARCs to catch up on so haven’t managed to focus on those yet.

What was your favourite read in January?
Any plans for this month, bookish or otherwise?

Cover images from Goodreads.

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