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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

MBS December 2018 Reading List Wrap Up

MBS 2018 Reading List - DECEMBER
Code for the list is:
A = Audible; ABJ = Audiobook Jukebox; ABB = Audiobook Boom
eB = eBook; eA = eBook from Author; eT = eBook from Tour
NG = NetGalley
P = Print; PT = Print from Tour
LBC = Ladies Book Club
TBR = From the TBR shelves prior to 2017
Favorites for December:
5.0 rating: When Spring Comes to the DMZ and One Year Bible.
There were 11 4.5 titles:
Favs are: Patience for Christmas, A Book Without Dragons and Blind Betrayal.

  1. ATBR- Audible Book Review: We'll Always Have Christmas by Jenny Hale; Holiday Romance, Inspirational; My Rating: 4.0 of 5.0, Overall, Story, and Narration.
  2. ATBR- Audible Book Review: Jacob T. Marley by R. William Bennet; Ghosts, Inspirational; My Rating: 4.5 of 5.0 Overall, 4.5 Story and 5.0 Narration.
  3. NG2018- #NetGalley Book Review: Decluttering at the Speed of Life: Winning Your Never-Ending Battle with Stuff by Dana K. White; Cleaning, Hoarding, How To; My Rating: 4.5 of 5.0.
  4. ATBR- Audible Book Review: Villains Rule (The Shadow Master Book 1) by M. K. Gibson; Fantasy, Humor, Sci Fi; My Rating: 4.5 of 5.0 Overall, 4.25 Story and 5.0 Narration.
  5. ATBR- Audible Book Review: All Systems Red by Martha Wells; AI, Sci Fi, Short Story; My Rating: 4.5 of 5.0 Overall, 4.5 Story and 5.0 Narration.
  6. ATBR- Goodreads Audio Book Review: Gather ‘Round the Sound: Holiday Stories from Beloved Authors and Great Performers Across the Globe; Christmas; My Rating: 4.5 of 5.0 Overall, 4.25 Story and 5.0 Narration.
  7. NG2018- #NetGalley Book Review: A Chance at Christmas by Beppie Harrison; Christmas, Historical Romance, Holiday Romance, Regency; My Rating: 4.25 of 5.0.
  8. NG2018- #NetGalley Book Review: Someone to Trust by Mary Balogh; Historical Romance, Holiday, Regency; My Rating: 4.0 of 5.0.
  9. ATBR- Audio Book Review: 'Tis the Season (Main Street #3) by Ann M. Martin; Family Life, Holiday, Middle Grade, Tween; My Rating: 4.0 of 5.0, Overall, Story and Narration.
  10. ATBR- Audible Book Review: The Autobiography of Santa Claus by Jeff Guinn; Biographical, Folklore, Memoir; My Rating: 4.0 of 5.0 Overall, Story and Narration.
  11. NG2018- #NetGalley Book Review: Patience for Christmas: A Holiday Novella; Historical Romance, Holiday, Regency; My Rating: 4.5 of 5.0.
  12. NG2018 and A2018- #NetGalley and Audible Book Review: The Trouble with Twelfth Grave by Darynda Jones; Fantasy, Ghosts, Private Investigator; My Rating: 4.5 Overall; 4.25 Story; 5.0 Narration.
  13. NG2018- #NetGalley Book Review: 101 Chicken Keeping Hacks from Fresh Eggs Daily: Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for You and your Hen by Lisa Steele; Animal Husbandry, DIY, Nonfiction, Reference; My Rating: 4.5 of 5.0.
  14. NG2018- #NetGalley Book Review: Slay Bells: A Christmas Village Mystery by T.C. Wescott; Christmas, Cozy Mystery; My Rating: 4.0 of 5.0.
  15. ATBR- Tis the Season by Beth Harbison – 16 minute Audio short story – no review.
  16. ATBR- Audible Book Review: Escape from the Overworld: A Minecraft Gamer's Quest by Danica Davidson; Adventure, Bullies, Sci Fi; My Rating: 4.0 of 5.0 Overall, Story and Narration. 
  17.  NG2018- A Book Without Dragons by Berrier, Olivia 4.5
  18. eBTBR- Xoe: Vampires, and Werewolves, and Demons, oh my! (Xoe Meyers Young Adult Fantasy/Horror Series Book 1) by Sara C. Roethle  
  19. NG2018- Blind Betrayal (Defenders of Justice Book #3) by Nancy Mehl  4.5
  20. NG2018- The Cat in the Christmas Tree: A Magical Tail by Peter Scottsdale  
  21. A2018- Storm Glass (Harbinger, Book 1) by: Jeff Wheeler  
  22. eBTBR- One Year Bible 5.0
  23. NG2018- When Spring Comes to the DMZ by Uk-Bae Lee (Author, Illustrator)  5.0
  24. NG2018- Owl Love You by Matthew Heroux, Wednesday Kirwan (Illustrations) 4.5 
  25. NG2018- Fury: An Urban Fantasy & Mystery (The Fae Awakening Book 1) by Will O'Shire
I read/listened to 25 this month (Bible was all year) as I had to squeeze in an additional 9 NetGalley titles to complete that Challenge. I was hoping to read more eBook TBRs but that didn't happen.

December Total read = 25; TBR = 8; New Authors = 18
Audio/Audible = 11 (6 TBRs)
eBook = 2 (2 TBRs)
NetGalley = 13 (0 TBRs)
Print = 0 (0 TBR)

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