My best books for January 2018

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What were your best books for January?

I had 2 scoring 8 or 9:

The Age of Magic – Ben Okri

In the Heart of the Country – JM Coetzee


I had just the one great read

To The Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey


My best for the month were:

"We Should All Be Feminists" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (8 stars)


"Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver (10 stars)



rather than ones that I'd count as Best/recommend!
Exceptions are:
The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce
on the Kindle

The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh

Altered Land by Jules Hardy


It by Stephen King
The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin

Nothing else I read even comes close. Pretty sure this one will be one of my best of the year books too.


Sounds like I'd better check out Adichie's fiction as well! :)

Nothing else I read even comes close. Pretty sure this one will be one of my best of the year books too.

Loved that one, although reading it on the kindle with X-ray helped, so I didn't lose track of who was who


I have it on my TBR shelf and I keep passing it up. Might grab it soon to read.


wingT02S03B11D20wing 11 mos ago
Mine was
Copy Cat by Alex Lake

Modern, believable cast-away desert island story


Fever by Deon Meyer
Family Values by Indian author Abha Dawesar


"The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah. I have another book of her in my high TBR, and I'm going to read another titles by her.


Here are mine:

The Beach Hut ( ) by Cassandra Parkin, a nicely-twisty tale set in a small seaside town.

The White Road ( ) by Sarah Lotz, a creepy novel about adventure-seekers, morbid curiosity, and what might be malevolent spirits.

When Wanderers Cease to Roam ( ) by Vivian Swift is a lovely "travel" journal extolling the joys of NOT traveling.

Slade House ( ) by David Mitchell deals with a mysterious gate-into-another-dimension that traps the unwary.

Hoosh ( ) by Jason Anthony, about "Antarctic cuisine" - ranging from the meals-in-extremis used by early explorers to the relatively-modern-day options at the different Antarctic bases.


Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough
Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
Murder on the Rocks by Allyson Abbott


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