Saturday, January 8, 2022

Reading Recap - December 2021

Books Read This Month:  22 - Some of were books I just wanted to reread the ending and at the end of the month it was mostly audio books.

Category Breakdown:

Print:  4
E-Books:  9
Audio Books:  9

Mystery:  19
Fiction:  3

Favorite Books of the Month:

Twelve Slays of Christmas by Jacqueline Frost - This was so wonderfully Christmas-y and a fun mystery on top it all.  

The Affair of the Blood Stained Egg Cozy by James Anderson - I knew nothing about this going in and was surprised by how much I enjoyed it.  It reminded me a bit of Agatha Christie with a bit of humor and a touch of international incident.  

Least Favorite Book:

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman - This is an issue of it's not you it's me.  I don't think Gaiman and I quite click.  I could appreciate the writing in this book and did enjoy it but not as much as I think I could have been.  

How was your reading in December?


  1. A very good month of reading!

    Anne - Books of My Heart

  2. Twelve Slays of Christmas does sound good. I can see why it's a favorite of yours for the month of December. :-) It sounds like you had a great reading month, Katherine! I hope January will be good to you as well.

  3. Great month of reading. One of my students once tried me to get reading Neil Gaiman but like yourself it wasn't quite for me, even though he is a very good author. Your best book looks fun.

  4. You did well wit the reading goals. Gaiman is defintely an acquired taste. I read that book and it was indeed....interestingly odd. We did enjoy the series Good Omens starrig david Tennant and that was written by Gaiman,

  5. You had a wonderful month of reading. I noticed that my library has a copy of the third book in the series by Jacqueline Frost and I am going to have to check it out. It is such a fun series!

  6. I've read one Gaiman, The Graveyard Book, and didn't like it. It was also another situation where a book is promoted as Middle Grade, but has characters doing older teen things. I have a few of his adult fiction books on my Kindle. I need to try one of them. 📚