DECEMBER,  WRAP-UP

DECEMBER WRAP-UP

Hey everyone!! Check out the books I read in December. I got the chance to read 9 books in December. 4 of them were ARCs from Netgalley and 1 from Hidden Gems Books. Thank you so much Netgalley and Hidden Gems Books for providing me with ARCs. I had a great time reading these books this month. A couple of cute, easy, heart-warming romances and few children’s books made this month reading so much easier for me as I have been having a difficult managing everything. I started a couple of home tutoring this month and we are going on vacation this 9th and all of this has cut down my reading time.

You might be thinking vacation sounds like the greatest time to read, right? 🤔But for us, Keralites visiting back home means we are in for a whole lot more work and travel and no free time(specifically to read peacefully). It is fun for the most part and we get to see all our family and friends. At the end of the day we are just bone tired and weary and just fall head-first into bed. 😫😴There is a lot of traveling, visiting our relatives, marriages, family gatherings, cooking and all such. So if I am able to sneak in like half an hour for me-time that would be the greatest gift I can give to myself. Because of the hectic schedule ahead, I had to read a few of these in November and some of the easy ones this month. I finished my reading in the 2nd week and had to do all the posts before I had to travel and so here we are with the Wrap-up. 😤

Overall I am just happy to read the planned 8 books and an unexpected extra 1 book, I don’t want to push myself to the point where I am not able to handle all the reading. My initial plan was to read 4 books and post other content in-between and now that I have been able to finish my usual goal of 8 books and 1 extra book as well, I am extremely proud of myself. 😎 I am happy and grateful for being to accomplish all of it and hopefully, this month will be time for family.

Here’s a quick rundown of the FBRC ratings for the books:

1. The Simple Wild (Wild #1) By K.A.Tucker – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ (5 stars)

2. Frankly In Love (Frankly In Love #1) By David Yoon – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ (5 stars)

3. Dictionary For A Better World By Irene Latham & Charles Waters – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ (5 stars)

4. Serpent & Dove (Serpent & Dove #1) By Shelby Mahurin – ⭐⭐⭐ (3.5 stars)

5. Bears Make The Best Writing Buddies (Bears Make Best #3) By Carmen Oliver – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ (5 stars)

6. Help Wanted, Must Love Books By Janet Sumner Johnson – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ (5 stars)

7. Going Up ! By Sherry.J.Lee – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ (5 stars)

8. Love From A to Z By S.K.Ali – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐ (5 stars)

9. Just Because We can By Nicole Brooks – ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4 stars)

The year 2019 has come to an end. I am grateful to God for my life and my family and everything that we have been blessed with. Thank you all for sticking it out with me and supporting me and being kind to me with your words and support. I really appreciate it and I am grateful for the blog and bookstagram that has changed the course of my life for better. I am grateful to the people who have given me their books to read, the opportunities I have and just, in general, having a platform to share my thoughts with you all. I am also grateful for the wonderful people I have met and have known during this brief time.

What are you all grateful for this year? Let me know in the comment section down below what you think your greatest accomplishment is, no matter how small it is. Happy New Year everyone!! Hope you all have an amazing year ahead and wonderful time.

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