February 2022 Books of the month giveaway

February 2022 Books of the month giveaway

We have 5 books in print for you to choose this month!
Only for US residents this month

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constellation  Red is my Heart

Constellation is brand new
Red is My Heart is an ARC, in excellent condition

  The Most Beautiful Book in the World  The Woman with the Bouquet Three Women in a Mirror

These 3 books are former library books, apparently never read,
so in excellent condition!

Enter the giveaway here

Giveaway Tools will draw 1 winner on March 1st
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Top Ten Books with Names In the Titles

Top Ten Books with Names In the Titles

TTT for February 1st, 2022
#TopTenTuesday
 

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For this one, I decided to start by my latest reads.
Actually the top three are books I have read this January!

Please click on the book covers to access the books
or the Goodreads page

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EDIT:
Attentive reader Elyse (see comments) pointed out that Noor is not the name of the girl. Of course! I have no idea what came up with me.
I even talked quite a bit about AO in my review!!

Have YOU read any of these?
Any great books you have read, that fit this meme?
Please leave the link to your own list,
so I can visit.

2021: December wrap-up

DECEMBER 2021 WRAP-UP

Another great reading month to end the year!
In 2022, I plan to focus almost exclusively on my TBRs, and I started to do that a bit in December, with some very enjoyable titles.

Lots of things on the blog as well:

And I have tried writing at least a few words after most of the books I read – definitely a trend I want to follow in 2022!

📚 Here is what I read in December:

15 books:
8 in print 
with 1,217 pages, a daily average of 39 pages/day
7 in audio
= 40H13
, a daily average of 1H17

5 in literary fiction:

  1. Oscar et la dame rose, by Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt – reread to prepare a French student for the IB exam
  2. Ficciones, by Jorge Luis Borges – for The Classics Club
  3. Les Mystères de Paris, Tome 2, by Eugène Sue – audio for The Classics Club
  4. Les Mystères de Paris, Tome 3, by Eugène Sue – audio for The Classics Club
  5. Une Rose seule, by Muriel Barbery – audio

4 in mystery:

  1. L’Ombre chinoise (Inspecteur Maigret #13), by Georges Simenon – read with a French student – for The Classics Club
  2. Regarder le Noir, by various authors – audio
  3. Sauve-la, by Sylvain Forge – audio
  4. The Mousetrap, by Agatha Christie – video/text for The Classics Club

3 in children books:

  1. The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess, by Tom Gauld
  2. Watercress, by Andrea Wang
  3. The Beatryce Prophecy, by Kate DiCamillo

2 in historical fiction:

  1. Katherine’s Wish, by Linda Lappin – for review for France Book Tours
    You can request this book until tonight!
  2. The Samurai’s Garden, by Gail Tsukiyama

1 in scifi:

  1. Noor, by Nnedi Okorafor

MY FAVORITE BOOKS THIS PAST MONTH

  Une Rose seule  The Samurai's Garden

READING CHALLENGES & RECAP

Classics Club: 97/137 (from November 2020-until November 2025)
Japanese Literature Challenge: 12 books
#20BooksofSummer21: 37/20 books
Total of books read in 2021 = 165/120 (137.5%)

Number of books added to my TBR this past month = 33

OTHER BOOKS  REVIEWED THIS PAST MONTH

Ficciones

I posted notes on each story of this collection.
Just click on the cover and scroll down to access all the posts

GIVEAWAYS

The open giveaways are on my homepage

Books available for swapping

REVIEW COPIES AVAILABLE

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MOST POPULAR BOOK REVIEW THIS PAST MONTH

Katherine's Wishclick on the cover to access my review

MOST POPULAR POST THIS PAST MONTH
– NON BOOK REVIEW –

Six degrees of separation: from New England to Paris

BOOK BLOG THAT BROUGHT ME MOST TRAFFIC THIS PAST MONTH

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please go visit, there are a lot of good things there!

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Check here (video!)
the books I plan to read in January!

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How was YOUR month of December?

Nicole at Feed Your Fiction Addiction
has created a Month In Review meme
where you can link your monthly recap posts
Thanks Nicole!