Wednesday, 31 January 2018

#1 - Readings of the month - JAN 2018

I am sorry for being away for this couple of days but I had some family responsibilities to attend. Now, back to business!

Summary of January

Every month I will make a summary of my readings of the month, starting this month.

January 2018

Total books read:

Genres (the books can have more than one genre):
- Fantasy - 1
- Young adult - 1
- Biography - 1
- Classics - 1
- Philosophy - 1
- Politics - 1
- Historical Fiction - 1
- WW II - 1
- Humor - 1
- Christmas - 1
- Poetry - 1
- Travel - 1
- Mystery - 1
- Fiction - 2
- Feminism - 2
- Romance - 2
- Psychology - 2
- Short stories - 3
- Comics - 4
- non-fiction - 5
- Children - 13

Kind of book:
Paperback books: 2
E-books: 33
Audiobooks - 1

Authors:
Authors for the first time: 31
Authors that I've read before - 3

Sex: (if I read more than one book I only count once):
Male authors: 11
Female authors: 22

Nationalities (can have a double nationality or if I read more than one book I only count once):
- English - 11
-Australian - 1
- Indian - 1
- Chinese - 1
- American - 15
- New Zealand - 1
- Morocco - 1
- Unknown - 4

Total pages: 
4684

Ratings:
1. Harry Potter: The Prequel, J. K. Rowling, 1/5
2. One man's meat..., Jeffrey Archer, 4/5
3. Helpless: a True Story, Rosie Lewis, 5/5
4. A Long Way Home, Saroo Brierley and Larry Buttrose, 4/5
5. The art of the war, Sun Tzu, 5/5
6. The Beauty Myth, Naomi Wolf, 4/5
7. The Holiday Swap, Zara Stoneley 4/5
8. My first book of bedtime stories, Tig Thomas 5/5
9. The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris 5/5
10. Charlie the Caterpillar, Andy Gutman 4/5 (ARC)
11. Breaking up is hard to do... but you could've done better, Hillary Campbel 3/5 (ARC)
12. That's not my puppy… its coat is too hairy, Fiona Watt; Rachel Wells 5/5
13. Herding Cats - A Sarah's Scribbles Collection, Sarah Andersen 4/5
14. Knees: The mixed up world of a boy with dyslexia,  Vanita Oelschlager 3/5 (ARC)
15. Harvey's Hideout, Russell Hoban 5/5 (ARC)
16. Discover London (Discover Reading), Juliana O'Neill 1/5 (ARC)
17. Striking The Balance (Pico Bogue, #4), Dominique Roques 3/5 (ARC)
18. Lies We Tell Our Kids, Steve Hoover 4/5 (ARC)
19. Postcards from a War, Vanita Oelschlager 4/5 (ARC)
20. Piney the Goat Nanny: A true story of a little pig with a big heart, Leanne Lauricella 4/5 (ARC)
21. On the dog walk!, David J. Robertson, 5/5 (ARC)
22. Miss Winter's Demise and Other Crimes Against Poetry, Paul Minton, 4/5 (ARC)
23. ABC for Me: ABC Mindful Me: ABCs for a happy, healthy mind & body, Walter Foster Jr. Creative Teams, 4/5 (ARC)
24. Seed School: Growing Up Amazing,  Joan Holub 4/5 (ARC)
25. Davy's Summer Vacation,  Brigitte Weninger, 5/5 (ARC)
26. Discover London: Level 3 Reader,  Juliana O'Neill, 3/5 (ARC)
27. Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race, Reni Eddo-Lodge, 2/5
28. 101 Games to Play Before You Grow Up: Exciting and fun games to play anywhere, Walter Foster Jr. Creative Team, 4/5 (ARC)
29. The View from Rainshadow Bay (Lavender Tides #1), Colleen Coble, 3/5 (ARC)
30. The Kindness Cure: How the Science of Compassion Can Heal Your Heart and Your World,  Tara Cousineau, DNF, (ARC)
31. Weddings Away: The New Destination Wedding and Getaway Wedding Celebrations Guide,  Sharon Naylor, 3/5, (ARC)
32. Little Concepts: ABC French: Take a fun journey through the alphabet and learn some French!,  Daniel Roode, 4/5, (ARC)
33. Megabat,  Anna Humphrey, 4/5, (ARC)
34. The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Hogwarts Library), J.K. Rowling, 5/5
35. The Wedding Caper,  Laura Briggs, 3/5
36. 12 Ways to Experience More with Your Husband: More Trust. More Passion. More Communication. ,  Cindi McMenamin, 3/5 (ARC)

My favourites were:
  • Helpless: a True Story, Rosie Lewis, 5/5
  • The art of the war, Sun Tzu, 5/5
  • My first book of bedtime stories, Tig Thomas 5/5
  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris 5/5
  • That's not my puppy… its coat is too hairy, Fiona Watt; Rachel Wells 5/5
  • Harvey's Hideout, Russell Hoban 5/5 (ARC)
  • On the dog walk!, David J. Robertson, 5/5 (ARC)
  • Davy's Summer Vacation,  Brigitte Weninger, 5/5 (ARC)
  • The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Hogwarts Library), J.K. Rowling, 5/5

Bookshelf:
- I bought 2 paperback books and 2 ebooks.
- I downloaded 21 ebooks
- ARC - 22

Money in Piggybank:
- Monthly: £36
- Total: £36

After writing this post I realised that I have some reviews to write. It was impossible so far due to personal responsibilities... During this week I will do it for sure!

So here they are the reviews that I need to write (lot's of work for me for the next days! 19 Books!!):

  • That's not my puppy… its coat is too hairy, Fiona Watt; Rachel Wells
  • Discover London (Discover Reading), Juliana O'Neill
  • Striking The Balance (Pico Bogue, #4), Dominique Roques
  • Lies We Tell Our Kids, Steve Hoover
  • Postcards from a War, Vanita Oelschlager
  • Piney the Goat Nanny: A true story of a little pig with a big heart, Leanne Lauricella
  • Seed School: Growing Up Amazing,  Joan Holub
  • Davy's Summer Vacation,  Brigitte Weninger
  • Discover London: Level 3 Reader,  Juliana O'Neill
  • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race, Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • 101 Games to Play Before You Grow Up: Exciting and fun games to play anywhere, Walter Foster Jr. Creative Team
  • The View from Rainshadow Bay (Lavender Tides #1), Colleen Coble
  • The Kindness Cure: How the Science of Compassion Can Heal Your Heart and Your World,  Tara Cousineau, DNF
  • Weddings Away: The New Destination Wedding and Getaway Wedding Celebrations Guide,  Sharon Naylor
  • Little Concepts: ABC French: Take a fun journey through the alphabet and learn some French!,  Daniel Roode
  • Megabat,  Anna Humphrey
  • The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Hogwarts Library), J.K. Rowling
  • The Wedding Caper,  Laura Briggs
  • 12 Ways to Experience More with Your Husband: More Trust. More Passion. More Communication. ,  Cindi McMenamin
Happy readings guys!!!

The Book Worm