January 2018 Books

January is always such a great month for reading -- all of those cold evenings mean lots of tea and page turning! Below are the eight books that I read during the month of January! 

The Cellar // Natasha Preston
My sister recommended this book to me and it was so eerie yet I couldn't stop reading it! The end felt a little unsatisfying, but overall I enjoyed the book. I just picked up another book by this author to read for next month and I'm looking forward to seeing how that one pans out.

Seven // Jen Hatmaker
I really enjoyed the way that this book was written -- it was more of a journal style and I enjoyed the humor that Jen incorporated into her experiment of simplifying and focusing on what matters in life.

Dancing Through Life // Candace Cameron Bure
I love CCB, but this book was just okay. I'm chalking it up to the fact that I'm just not a fan of Dancing with the Stars, so I think that's why this book didn't hold my interest.

Spark Joy // Marie Kondo
I was so excited to read this book, but felt like it was very similar to her first book -- I'd recommend that one over this one. 

The Silent Wife // A.S.A. Harrison
I struggled through this one -- it started off really slow and I didn't really love the storyline. Wouldn't recommend this one.

Present Over Perfect // Shauna Niequist
This book started out really well but I felt like it became a little redundant towards the end. There were a lot of good points, but I feel like having so many tiny chapters made it hard to stay focused since nothing was covered very deeply.

Capital Gaines // Chip Gaines
I really liked how this book gave more background info on Chip Gaines -- I didn't find it as intriguing as The Magnolia Story, but still worth reading! There were a lot of good life lessons in this one!

All Around the Town // Mary Higgins Clark
I always love MHC novels -- they just never disappoint!

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