Wrap Up: December 2020

Hey everyone!

Today, I will be sharing my December Wrap Up! I had quite a good month of reading, with a couple of 5 star reads.
In December, I managed to read 6 books, DNF’ed 1, and started another.


Books Read:

BOOK 1: Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

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I started reading Ten Days in a Mad-House months ago, but because of blog tours, and ARCs, it got put on the back burner for a bit. I finally finished it in December, and it was definitely a very interesting read. You can read my full review HERE!

BOOK 2: The Open House by Sam Carrington

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I received an ARC of The Open House thanks to NetGalley and Avon Books. I really enjoyed this book, and it had some great unexpected twists. You can read my full review HERE!

BOOK 3: Haunted by James Herbert

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After reading James Herbert’s Rats series, I was desperate to read more of his books, so I was extremely excited to read Haunted. I didn’t enjoy it as much as I did the Rats series, but it was still a fantastic read. Review to come.

BOOK 4: The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

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I had seen the movie adaptation of The Notebook a few years ago, but never read the book. It isn’t my usual style of book, but I thought I would give it a go anyway. Unfortunately, it was quite disappointing. The writing wasn’t great, and even the storyline had things that I really didn’t like about it. This is definitely one of those rare times where the movie is better than the book… Review to come.

BOOK 5: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

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I must have been one of the few people who had never read The Fault in Our Stars, or even seen the movie… But OMG. I don’t have words for this book. It absolutely broke me, but in the way that you want a book like this to. I’m still not over it! I will definitely be watching the movie, and making sure that I have multiple boxes of tissues to deal with the blubbering wreck I will inevitably become. Review to come.

BOOK 6: Why Mummy Drinks by Gill Sims

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I have had the Why Mummy series by Gill Sims on my TBR for so long, and I am so happy that I have finally gotten around to it. I laughed out loud the entire way through this book. As a parent, it is so relatable. I actually read so many parts out loud to Alex because he needed to hear how spot on it was. I loved this book, and I’m excited to read the rest of the series. Review to come.


Book DNF’ed:

BOOK 1: Blood, Metal, Bone by Lindsay Cummings

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Blood, Metal, Bone is by no means a bad book. The writing is brilliant, and I was actually really enjoying it to begin with. But, then it took a Sci-Fi twist that I didn’t expect, and I just really didn’t enjoy that aspect of it. This book just wasn’t for me, but I’m sure so many people will love it. I may even come back to it at some point, I don’t know.


Which books did you read in December?
Which was your favourite of the month? 
Have you read any of the books from my December wrap up?

Let me know in the comments!


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