Monday Musings February 4, 2019

Dear Bookworms,

I hope everyone had a great reading weekend, I had a nice weekend but didn’t get that much reading done. I finished reading The Paris Winter by Imogen Robertson and made a little progress on An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena.

Reading Progress

I finished two non-fiction audio books last week, The Confidence Code by Katty Kay and Clairshipman and The $100 Startup by Chris Gillebeau. I recommend The Confidence Code if you are struggling with confidence or are unsure of yourself.  And if you are interested in being in entrepreneur you should read The $100 Startup. I want to read it again but this time I will read it.

I finished reading one physical book, The Paris Winter by Imogen Robertson. I enjoyed this atmospheric read set during the Belle Epoque period of Paris. It is a slower paced novel but wasn’t boring. I liked reading about the unlikely friendship between Maud, Tanya and Yvette.

I started listening to An Unwanted Guest on audiobook but couldn’t keep the characters straight and was listening to it at work so things didn’t quite sink in, so, I switched to reading it on Saturday. I am around 100 pages into it so far and I like it more than her other two books. I do have some issues with it but will get into detail about that when I review it. I think I know who the murder is but I will have to keep on reading to find out if I am right.

Book Releases February 5

There are several great books being released this week and I can’t wait to read them all.

  • On the Come Up by Angie Thomas  is about a 16 Bri who is an aspiring rapper.
  • The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin   A sweeping yet intimate epic about one American family, The Last Romantics is an unforgettable exploration of the ties that bind us together, the responsibilities we embrace and the duties we resent, and how we can lose—and sometimes rescue—the ones we love.
  • The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides  Debut novel The Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband—and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive…
  • Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) Tracker’s skills as a hunter has him teaming up with a group to find a missing boy who disappeared three years ago. Along his journey he is confronted with with people trying to stop him finding the boy and he has to ask himself who is this boy and why do people not wanting him to find the boy.

This week I will finish reading King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard and The Couple Next Door. I’m thinking my next read will be Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo.

What book release are you most excited about this week?

Bookish Matters




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