December Wrap-Up

Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday! A new year with endless possibilities, I can’t wait to see what’s in store. Here’s how December was reading wise.

Read this month…
*The Resurrection of Tess Blessing by Lesley Kagen
*Unexpectedly Yours by Melody Grace
*A Christmas to Remember by Jenny Hale
*The Red Mittens by Jaime Sommers
A Christmas Wish by Evie Knight
Christmas Town by Shawn Inmon
Candy Cane Kisses by Elle Rush
Dashing Through the Snow by Paige Rion
*How to Bake the Perfect Christmas Cake by Gina Henning

*- my super faves = check them out!

Received from publishers [physical books]…
The Resurrection of Tess Blessing by Lesley Kagen
Dictatorship of the Dress by Jessica Topper
Ahead in the Heat by Lorelie Brown
Back to Before by Tracey Solheim
The Importance of Being Alice by Kate MacAlister
Haven Lake by Holly Robinson
Save Me from Kristyn Kusek Lewis
Start Me Up by Nicole Michaels
The Way We Bared Our Souls by Willa Strayhorn
I Am Her Revenge by Meredith Moore
Everybody Knows Your Name by Andrea Seigel

 Thanks so much to BookSparks, Razorbill, Viking Juvenile, Grand Central Publishing, St. Martin’s Press and PenguinRandom/Berkley Romance

Received via NetGalley/Edelweiss…
Dashing Through the Snow by Paige Rion
A Necessary End by Holly Brown
*Newport by Jill Morrow
Don’t Ever Change by M. Beth Bloom
*The Night We Said Yes by Lauren Gibaldi
*Between Us and the Moon by Rebecca Maizel
*Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway
More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

*Super excited for

Unexpectedly Yours by Melody Grace
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
First Love by James Patterson
Night Road by Kristin Hannah
True Colors by Kristin Hannah

Via Author
How to Bake the Perfect Christmas Cake by Gina Henning
Uncross the Stars by Janell Rhiannon
[In exchange for an honest review]

Christmas Goodies
New Kindle Fire from Mom
I love this Houston Texans hoodie…thanks sis
Houston Texans super soft blankie…I LOVE this!! So cozy and warm ya’ll!!
Houston Texans water bottle…can you sense a theme here?? Lol
Awesome Tea Maker from my aunt and Green tea from cousin’s girlfriend
From the White Elephant gift exchange…these awesome Beatles glasses!

Not pictured:
Kindle cover from my bro
2015 planner to better organize my blogging world

Top Reads for January
Girl Before a Mirror by Liza Palmer
The Good Girl by Mary Kubica
The Grownups by Robin Antalek


  1. Oh, my gosh, Monica...you got some AWESOME gifts! I love my Kindle Fire...you're going to be totally addicted. Look at all of your Texans gear, girl! I'm so jealous; let's hope it brings some luck for the rest of this season and 2015 - woo hoo! Well, I'll be interested to see what you think about Save Me; for whatever reason, I just couldn't get into it. Newport's cover is intriguing, so I'll be curious to see what you think of that one and thanks for the reminder on The Good Girl - GAH! I totally forgot about that one! Hope your new year is off to a great start!

  2. Thanks Tara! Yeah I saw your review on Save Me so I'll see how I like it since I think we have similar taste. I was so happy with all my Texans gear my fam knows me so well lol. I really want to read The Good Girl looks so good and heard great things. Hope your New Year is starting out great and here's to hoping you have a fab 2015!