The time of the month is upon us again, what will you be reading this month?
Currently, I am finishing up the last of my finals. And about to go on a holiday break at work. I bet, you can see where this is going… Yes, the yearly challenge of meeting your TBR goal. At the beginning of this year my goal was to read 40 books by the end of 2015. The current progress is: I am at 36 books so far. That means within the month of December, to meet my goal I need to read 4 books. Should be easy right?
So, here is this month’s to be read pile:
Coming in at #1:
The Choice By Nicholas Sparks (Currently Reading)
Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in small-town North Carolina. In full pursuit of the good life — boating, swimming, and regular barbecues with his good-natured buddies — he holds the vague conviction that a serious relationship with a woman would only cramp his style. That is, until Gabby Holland moves in next door. Despite his attempts to be neighborly, the appealing redhead seems to have a chip on her shoulder about him…and the presence of her longtime boyfriend doesn’t help. Despite himself, Travis can’t stop trying to ingratiate himself with his new neighbor, and his persistent efforts lead them both to the doorstep of a journey that neither could have foreseen. Spanning the eventful years of young love, marriage and family, The Choice ultimately confronts us with the most heartwrenching question of all: how far would you go to keep the hope of love alive?
And of course during this beloved holiday season, the book tube/ blogging community holds the annual Harry X-mas. Haven’t heard of it? This is where we book lovers, read either one or all the books of Harry Potter in the month of December and try to watch the movies. Last year, I read the “Sorcerers Stone”, and the “Chamber of Secrets”, that means I will be continuing on with the series.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.k. Rowling
Harry Potter is lucky to reach the age of thirteen, since he has already survived the murderous attacks of the feared Dark Lord on more than one occasion. But his hopes for a quiet term concentrating on Quidditch are dashed when a maniacal mass-murderer escapes from Azkaban, pursued by the soul-sucking Dementors who guard the prison. It’s assumed that Hogwarts is the safest place for Harry to be. But is it a coincidence that he can feel eyes watching him in the dark, and should he be taking Professor Trelawney’s ghoulish predictions seriously?
Recently, I watched 50 shades of Grey on HBO GO. I was a huge fan of the books and the movie made me want to read the story from Christian’s point of view.I’m sure you can guess what book is next on the pile.
Grey by E L James
See the world of Fifty Shades of Grey anew through the eyes of Christian Grey.
In Christian’s own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams, E L James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the world.
Christian Grey exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined, and utterly empty—until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office, in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair. He tries to forget her, but instead is swept up in a storm of emotion he cannot comprehend and cannot resist. Unlike any woman he has known before, shy, unworldly Ana seems to see right through him—past the business prodigy and the penthouse lifestyle to Christian’s cold, wounded heart.
Will being with Ana dispel the horrors of his childhood that haunt Christian every night? Or will his dark sexual desires, his compulsion to control, and the self-loathing that fills his soul drive this girl away and destroy the fragile hope she offers him?
This book is intended for mature audiences.
My True Love Gave To Me
If you love holiday stories, holiday movies, made-for-TV-holiday specials, holiday episodes of your favorite sitcoms and, especially, if you love holiday anthologies, you’re going to fall in love with My True Love Gave To Me: Twelve Holiday Stories by twelve bestselling young adult writers, edited by international bestselling author Stephanie Perkins. Whether you enjoy celebrating Christmas or Hanukkah, Winter Solstice or New Year’s there’s something here for everyone. So curl up by the fireplace and get cozy. You have twelve reasons this season to stay indoors and fall in love.
Devil’s Game by Joanna Wylde
Liam “Hunter” Blake hates the Reapers MC. Born and raised a Devil’s Jack, he knows his duty. He’ll defend his club from their oldest enemies-the Reapers-using whatever weapons he can find. But why use force when the Reapers’ president has a daughter who’s alone and vulnerable? Hunter has wanted her from the minute he saw her, and now he has an excuse to take her.
Em has lived her entire life in the shadow of the Reapers. Her overprotective father, Picnic, is the club’s president. The last time she had a boyfriend, Picnic shot him. Now the men in her life are far more interested in
keeping her daddy happy than showing her a good time. Then she meets a handsome stranger-a man who isn’t afraid to treat her like a real woman. One who isn’t afraid of her father. His name is Liam, and he’s The One.
These are a few of the books I would like to get through in the month of December. I also want to read more about a vegan diet, one of my favorite you tubers “High Carb Hannah” @(https://www.youtube.com/user/Rawkaholics), and her boyfriend came out with 3 vegan cook books, called #Fully Cooked, #I like it raw and #RawUntilWhenever.I hope to be checking those out and trying out some yummy recipes.
So here it is the last TBR of the year. Stay tuned for future reviews.
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As Always Happy Reading,