September 2019 Reading Recap

Reading Recap


SEPTEMBER 2019 STATS

BOOKS READ
· print – 14
· ebooks – 11
· audiobooks – 16

READING CHALLENGES
· Goodreads 324/350 – Read/listened to 41 books this month.
· Audiobook 67/50 – Listened to 4 books this month. Completed my goal of 50 audiobooks in July 2019.
· Colors 18/18 – Completed in June 2019.
· Genre Bingo 24/24 – Completed in July 2019.
· Library Love 51/60 – Read/listened to 17 books this month.
· Modern Mrs. Darcy 10/10 – Completed in May 2019.
· Netgalley & Edelweiss 73/50 – Read 9 books this month. Completed my goal of 50 eARCS in July 2019.
· Popsugar 50/50 – Read/listened to 5 books this month. Completed in this month.
· Read Harder 19/24 – Listened to 3 books this month.


TOP 5 SEPTEMBER READS

1. The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

2. The Sleepover by Carol Wyer

The Sleepover by Carol Wyer

3. 29 Seconds by T.M. Logan

29 Seconds by T.M. Logan

4. Necessary People by Anna Pitoniak

Necessary People by Anna Pitoniak

5. The Stranger Inside by Lisa Unger

The Stranger Inside by Lisa Unger


SEPTEMBER 2019 BLOG POSTS

BOOK REVIEWS
· Treacherous Strand by Andrea Carter
· Well Met by Jen DeLuca
· Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine
· The Sleepover by Carol Wyer
· 29 Seconds by T.M. Logan
· Fatal Cajun Festival by Ellen Byron
· Buried in the Stacks by Allison Brook
· The Stranger Inside by Lisa Unger
· #Murdertrending by Gretchen McNeil
· The Two Lila Bennetts by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke
· Necessary People by Anna Pitoniak
· The Body in the Gravel by Judi Lynn
· Murder in the First Edition by Lauren Elliott
· The Need by Helen Phillips
· Clarets of Fire by Christine E. Blum
· Little Voices by Vanessa Lillie
· Drowning with Others by Linda Keir

TOP TEN TUESDAYS
· Books I Enjoyed That Are Outside of My Comfort Zone
· Books On My TBR I’m Avoiding Reading and Why
· Favorite Things to Eat/Drink While Reading
· Books On My Fall 2019 TBR

WEEKLY WRAP-UPS
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Aug 31 – Sep 6)
·
Weekly Wrap-Up (Sep 7 – Sep 13)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Sep 14 – Sep 20)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Sep 21 – Sep 27)


YEARLY GOALS UPDATE

✓1. Read more print books that I own. – I read 4 books I own this month.
✓2. Read 350 books this year. – On track. I read/listened to 41 books this month.
✓3. Participate in reading challenges. – I read/listened to books for multiple reading challenges this month.
✓4. Finish more book series. – I caught up on 7 series this month.
✓5. Post 5 days a week on the blog. – I posted every weekday this month.

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Happy Reading!


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August 2019 Reading Recap

Reading Recap


AUGUST 2019 STATS

BOOKS READ
· print – 1
· ebooks – 15
· audiobooks – 13

READING CHALLENGES
· Goodreads 283/350 – Read/listened to 29 books this month.
· Audiobook 63/50 – Listened to 5 books this month. Completed my goal of 50 audiobooks in July 2019.
· Colors 18/18 – Completed in June 2019.
· Genre Bingo 24/24 – Completed in July 2019.
· Library Love 34/60 – Read/listened to 7 books this month.
· Modern Mrs. Darcy 10/10 – Completed in May 2019.
· Netgalley & Edelweiss 64/50 – Read 13 books this month. Completed my goal of 50 eARCS in July 2019.
· Popsugar 45/50 – Listened to 1 book this month.
· Read Harder 16/24 – Listened to 1 book this month.


TOP 5 AUGUST READS

1. The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

2. The Woman in the Park by Teresa Sorkin and Tullan Holmqvist

The Woman in the Park by Teresa Sorkin and Tullan Holmqvist

3. The Whisper Man by Alex North

The Whisper Man by Alex North

4. Cold Woods by Karen Katchur

Cold Woods by Karen Katchur

5. The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty


AUGUST 2019 BLOG POSTS

BOOK REVIEWS
· Keeping Lucy by T. Greenwood
· Because You’re Mine by Rea Frey
· The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
· The Perfect Wife by J.P. Delaney
· The Birthday Girl by Melissa de la Cruz
· The Third Mrs. Durst by Ann Aguirre
· The Murder List by Hank Phillippi Ryan
· The Body Lies by Jo Baker
· The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal
· Cold Woods by Karen Katchur
· On the Corner of Love and Hate by Nina Bocci
· The Whisper Man by Alex North
· No Good Deed by James Swain
· The Passengers by John Marrs
· The Woman in the Park by Teresa Sorkin and Tullan Holmqvist
· Now You See Me by Chris McGeorge
· Here to Stay by Mark Edwards

TOP TEN TUESDAYS
· Favorite Vintage Classics (Red Spines) Covers
· Book Characters I’d Be Friends With
· Favorite Tropes
· Books That I Want in My Personal Library

WEEKLY WRAP-UPS
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jul 27 – Aug 2)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Aug 3 – Aug 9)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Aug 10 – Aug 16)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Aug 17 – Aug 23)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Aug 24 – Aug 30)


YEARLY GOALS UPDATE

✗1. Read more print books that I own. – I read 0 books I own this month.
✓2. Read 350 books this year. – On track. I read/listened to 29 books this month.
✓3. Participate in reading challenges. – I read/listened to books for multiple reading challenges this month.
✓4. Finish more book series. – I caught up on 3 series this month.
✗5. Post 5 days a week on the blog. – I missed posting one weekday this month.

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Happy Reading!


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July 2019 Reading Recap

Reading Recap


JULY 2019 STATS

BOOKS READ
· print – 11
· ebooks – 14
· audiobooks – 12

READING CHALLENGES
· Goodreads 254/350 – Read/listened to 37 books this month.
· Audiobook 58/50 – Listened to 9 books this month. Completed in July 2019.
· Colors 18/18 – Completed in June 2019.
· Genre Bingo 24/24 – Listened to 1 book this month. Completed in July 2019.
· Library Love 27/60 – Read 7 books this month.
· Modern Mrs. Darcy 10/10 – Completed in May 2019.
· Netgalley & Edelweiss 51/50 – Read 11 books this month. Completed in July 2019.
· Popsugar 44/50 – Read/listened to 4 books this month.
· Read Harder 15/24 – Read 4 books this month.


TOP 5 JULY READS

1. The Escape Room by Megan Goldin

The Escape Room by Megan Goldin

2. Because You’re Mine by Rea Frey

Because You're Mine by Rea Frey

3. The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

4. Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks

Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks

5. Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham

Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham


JULY 2019 BLOG POSTS

BOOK REVIEWS
· Layover by David Bell
· Girls Like Us by Cristina Alger
· I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella
· The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman
· Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham
· I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney
· The Other Mrs. Miller by Allison Dickson
· The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda
· Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
· The Bookshop on the Shore by Jenny Colgan
· The Current by Tim Johnston
· Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson
· Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks
· A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell
· 99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne
· Recursion by Blake Crouch
· What You Did by Claire McGowan
· The Escape Room by Megan Goldin
· They Could Have Named Her Anything by Stephanie Jimenez
· Someone We Know by Shari Lapena

TOP TEN TUESDAYS
· Childhood Favorites
· Literary Character Names for Dogs
· Auto-Buy Authors
· Favorite Book Settings
· Upcoming ARCs on My TBR

WEEKLY WRAP-UPS
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jun 29 – Jul 5)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jul 6 – Jul 12)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jul 13 – Jul 19)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jul 20 – Jul 26)

OTHER
· 2019 Mid-Year Update


YEARLY GOALS UPDATE

✓1. Read more print books that I own. – I read 3 books I own this month.
✓2. Read 350 books this year. – On track. I read/listened to 37 books this month.
✓3. Participate in reading challenges. – I read/listened to books for multiple reading challenges this month.
✓4. Finish more book series. – I caught up/completed 3 series this month.
✓5. Post 5 days a week on the blog. – I posted every weekday this month.

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Happy Reading!


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June 2019 Reading Recap

Reading Recap


JUNE 2019 STATS

BOOKS READ
· print – 7
· ebooks – 14
· audiobooks – 18

READING CHALLENGES
· Goodreads 217/350 – Read/listened to 39 books this month.
· Audiobook 49/60 – Listened to 7 books this month.
· Colors 18/18 – Listened to 2 books this month. Completed in June 2019.
· Genre Bingo 23/24 – Read/listened to 7 books this month.
· Library Love 20/60 – Read 4 books this month.
· Modern Mrs. Darcy 10/10 – Completed in May 2019.
· Netgalley & Edelweiss 40/50 – Read 9 books this month.
· Popsugar 40/50 – Read/listened to 6 books this month.
· Read Harder 11/24 – Read 0 books this month.


TOP 5 JUNE READS

1. Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

2. Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle

Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle

3. I Know You by Annabel Kantaria

I Know You by Annabel Kantaria

4. Her Daughter’s Mother by Daniela Petrova

Her Daughter's Mother by Daniela Petrova

5. The First Mistake by Sandie Jones

The First Mistake by Sandie Jones


JUNE 2019 BLOG POSTS

BOOK REVIEWS
· The Book Supremacy by Kate Carlisle
· The Sound of Echoes by Eric Bernt
· Those People by Louise Candlish
· Little Darlings by Melanie Golding
· Stone Mothers by Erin Kelly
· Her Daughter’s Mother by Daniela Petrova
· The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda
· I Know You by Annabel Kantaria
· The First Mistake by Sandie Jones
· Finale by Stephanie Garber
· False Step by Victoria Helen Stone
· Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle
· After the End by Clare Mackintosh
· Lock Every Door by Riley Sager
· Theodore the Unfortunate Bear by Cory Q. Tan
· Into the Jungle by Erica Ferencik

TOP TEN TUESDAYS
· Favorite Psychological Thrillers
· Bookish Opinions
· Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of 2019
· My Summer 2019 TBR

WEEKLY WRAP-UPS
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jun 1 – Jun 7)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jun 8 – Jun 14)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jun 15 – Jun 21)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jun 22 – Jun 28)


YEARLY GOALS UPDATE

✓1. Read more print books that I own. – I read 4 books I own this month.
✓2. Read 350 books this year. – I read/listened to 39 books this month.
✓3. Participate in reading challenges. – I read/listened to books for multiple reading challenges this month.
✓4. Finish more book series. – I caught up/completed 2 series this month.
✗5. Post 5 days a week on the blog. – I missed a few weekdays this month.

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Happy Reading!


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May 2019 Reading Recap

Reading Recap

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MAY STATS

BOOKS READ
· print – 9
· ebooks – 8
· audiobooks – 17

READING CHALLENGES
· Goodreads 178/350 – Read/listened to 34 books this month.
· Audiobook 42/60 – Listened to 3 books this month.
· Colors 16/18 – Read/listened to 7 books this month.
· Genre Bingo 16/24 – Listened to 3 books this month.
· Library Love 16/60 – Read 4 books this month.
· Modern Mrs. Darcy 10/10 – Listened to 1 book this month. Completed in May 2019.
· Netgalley & Edelweiss 31/50 – Read 6 books this month.
· Popsugar 34/50 – Read/listened to 9 books this month.
· Read Harder 11/24 – Read/listened to 2 books this month.


TOP FIVE MAY READS

1. The Good Samaritan by John Marrs

The Good Samaritan by John Marrs

2. The Women by S.E. Lynes

The Women by S.E. Lynes

3. The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

4. Finale by Stephanie Garber

Finale by Stephanie Garber

5. Warcross by Marie Lu

Warcross by Marie Lu


ON THE BLOG

BOOK REVIEWS
· Read on Arrival by Nora Page
· Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
· The Last Time I Saw You by Liv Constantine
· The Hating Game by Sally Thorne
· Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte
· The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren
· King of Fools by Amanda Foody
· No Exit by Taylor Adams
· Murder by the Sea by Kathleen Bridge
· The Women by S.E. Lynes
· The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald
· Something Borrowed, Something Mewed by Bethany Blake
· Valencia and Valentine by Suzy Krause

TOP TEN TUESDAYS
· Characters That Remind Me of Myself
· Favorite Page to Screen Adaptations
· Books I Don’t Loan Out
· Favorite Books Released in the Last 10 Years

WEEKLY WRAP-UPS
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Apr 27 – May 3)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (May 4 – May 10)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (May 11 – May 17)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (May 18 – May 24)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (May 25 – May 31)


YEARLY GOALS

✓1. Read more print books that I own. – I read 4 books I own this month.
✓2. Read 350 books this year. – I read/listened to 34 books this month.
✓3. Participate in reading challenges. – I read/listened to books for multiple reading challenges this month.
✓4. Finish more book series. – I caught up/completed 2 series this month.
✓5. Post 5 days a week on the blog. – I posted every weekday this month, except for Memorial Day.

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Happy Reading!

April 2019 Reading Recap

Reading Recap

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APRIL STATS

BOOKS READ
· print – 6
· ebooks – 13
· audiobooks – 19

READING CHALLENGES
· Goodreads 144/350 – Read/listened to 38 books this month.
· Audiobook 39/60 – Listened to 10 books this month.
· Colors 9/18 – Read/listened to 5 books this month.
· Genre Bingo 13/24 – Read 1 book this month.
· Library Love 12/60 – Read 4 books this month.
· Modern Mrs. Darcy 9/10 – Read 3 books this month.
· Netgalley & Edelweiss 25/50 – Read 7 books this month.
· Popsugar 25/50 – Listened to 2 books this month.
· Read Harder 9/24 – Listened to 2 books this month.


TOP FIVE APRIL READS

1. Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

2. Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

3. Wolfhunter River by Rachel Caine

Wolfhunter River by Rachel Caine

4. No Exit by Taylor Adams

No Exit by Taylor Adams

5. The Better Sister by Alafair Burke

The Better Sister by Alafair Burke


ON THE BLOG

BOOK REVIEWS
· Murder at the Marina by Janet Finsilver
· The Loch Ness Papers by Paige Shelton
· I Will Never Leave You by S.M. Thayer
· A Dream by Cory Q. Tan
· In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire
· Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus
· Foul Play on Words by Becky Clark
· The Better Sister by Alafair Burke
· The Woman Inside by E.G. Scott
· Her Pretty Face by Robyn Harding
· Wolfhunter River by Rachel Caine
· Catch Your Death by Kierney Scott
· The Missing Years by Lexie Elliott
· The Silent Patent by Alex Michaelides
· Verity by Colleen Hoover
· The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth
· The Body in the Wetlands by Judi Lynn
· The Dare by Carol Wyer
· Cold Waters by Debbie Herbert

TOP TEN TUESDAYS
· Things That Make Me Pick Up a Book
· Things I Do for the Love of Books
· Rainy Day Reads
· First Books I Reviewed on My Blog
· Thought-Provoking Book Quotes

WEEKLY WRAP-UPS
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Mar 30 – Apr 5)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Apr 6 – Apr 12)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Apr 13 – Apr 19)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Apr 20 – Apr 26)


YEARLY GOALS

✓1. Read more print books that I own. – I read 2 books I own this month.
✓2. Read 350 books this year. – I read/listened to 38 books this month.
✓3. Participate in reading challenges. – I read/listened to books for multiple reading challenges this month.
✓4. Finish more book series. – I caught up/finished 6 series this month.
✓5. Post 5 days a week on the blog. – I posted every weekday this month.

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Happy Reading!

March 2019 Reading Recap

Reading Recap

MARCH STATS

BOOKS READ
· print – 6
· ebooks – 12
· audiobooks – 15

READING CHALLENGES
· Goodreads 106/350 – Read/listened to 33 books this month.
· Audiobook 29/60 – Listened to 6 books this month.
· Colors 4/18 – Read 3 books this month.
· Genre Bingo 12/24 – Read/listened to 6 books this month.
· Library Love 8/60 – Read 3 books this month.
· Modern Mrs. Darcy 6/10 – Read/listened to 2 books this month.
· Netgalley & Edelweiss 18/50 – Read 8 books this month.
· Popsugar 23/50 – Listened to 4 books this month.
· Read Harder 7/24 – Read 0 books this month.


TOP FIVE MARCH READS

1. A Beautiful Corpse by Christi Daugherty

A Beautiful Corpse by Christi Daugherty

2. The Stranger Inside by Jennifer Jaynes

The Stranger Inside by Jennifer Jaynes

3. A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Camerson

A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron

4. My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing

My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing

5. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides


ON THE BLOG

BOOK REVIEWS
· Call Me Evie by J.P. Pomare
· Until the Day I Die by Emily Carpenter
· Smash and Grab by Joe Albanese
· Only Child by Rhiannon Navin
· A Beautiful Corpse by Christi Daugherty
· And Then You Were Gone by R.J. Jacobs
· The Line Between by Tosca Lee
· The Banker’s Wife by Cristina Alger
· Little Lovely Things by Maureen Joyce Connolly
· Nothing to Lose by Victoria Selman
· Kill Code by Clive Fleury
· The Temp by Michelle Frances
· My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing
· I’m Fine and Neither Are You by Camille Pagán
· The River by Peter Heller
· Mother’s Day Mayhem by Lynn Cahoon
· My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
· Before We Were Strangers by Brenda Novak

TOP TEN TUESDAYS
· Characters I’d Switch Places With for a Day
· Standalone Books That Need a Sequel
· My Spring 2019 TBR
· Audiobook TBR

WEEKLY WRAP-UPS
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Mar 2 – Mar 8)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Mar 9 – Mar 15)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Mar 16 – Mar 22)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Mar 23 – Mar 29)


YEARLY GOALS

✓1. Read more print books that I own. – I read 2 books I own this month.
✓2. Read 350 books this year. – I read/listened to 33 books this month.
✓3. Participate in reading challenges. – I read/listened to books for multiple reading challenges this month.
✓4. Finish more book series. – I caught up/finished 5 series this month.
✓5. Post 5 days a week on the blog. – I posted every weekday this month.

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Happy Reading!

February 2019 Reading Recap

Reading Recap

FEBRUARY STATS

BOOKS READ
· Print – 7
· Ebooks – 13
· Audiobooks – 15

READING CHALLENGES
· Goodreads 73/350 – Read/listened to 35 books this month.
· Audiobook 23/60 – Listened to 11 books this month.
· Colors 1/18 – Read 1 book this month.
· Genre Bingo 6/24 – Read 1 book this month.
· Library Love 5/60 – Read 4 books this month.
· Modern Mrs. Darcy 4/10 – Read 2 books this month.
· Netgalley & Edelweiss 10/50 – Read 8 books this month.
· Popsugar 19/50 – Read 6 books this month.
· Read Harder 7/24 – Read 3 books this month.


TOP FIVE FEBRUARY READS

1. Before She Knew Him by Peter Swanson

Before She Knew Him by Peter Swanson

2. One Dog Night by David Rosenfelt

3. Beautiful Bad by Annie Ward

Beautiful Bad by Annie Ward

4. The Last Woman in the Forest by Diane Les Becquets

The Last Woman in the Forest by Diane Les Becquets

5. Before We Were Strangers by Brenda Novak

Before We Were Strangers by Brenda Novak


ON THE BLOG

BOOK REVIEWS
· The Hiding Place by C.J. Tudor
· The Swan Keeper by Milana Marsenich
· Murder at the Mill by M.B. Shaw
· A Cold Brew Killing by Lena Gregory
· Before She Knew Him by Peter Swanson
· Kingdom Cold by Brittni Chenelle
· Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren
· The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray
· Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke
· Between the Lies by Michelle Adams
· The Hunger by Alma Katsu
· Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker
· Beautiful Bad by Annie Ward
· The Last Woman in the Forest by Diane Les Becquets
· The Perfect Child by Lucinda Berry
· The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle

TOP TEN TUESDAYS
· Upcoming Releases I’m on the Fence About
· Favorite Couples in Books
· Books I Loved with Fewer Than 2000 Ratings on Goodreads
· Fictional Places in Books I’d Like to Visit

WEEKLY WRAP-UPS
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jan 26 – Feb 1)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Feb 2 – Feb 8)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Feb 9 – Feb 15)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Feb 16 – Feb 22)

TAGS
· The 80s Movie Book Tag


YEARLY GOALS

✓1. Read more print books that I own. – I read 2 books I own this month.
✓2. Read 350 books this year. – I read/listened to 35 books this month.
✓3. Participate in reading challenges. – I read/listened to books for multiple reading challenges this month.
✗4. Finish more book series. – I finished 0 series this month.
✓5. Post 5 days a week on the blog. – I posted every weekday this month.

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Happy Reading!

January 2019 Reading Recap

Reading Recap

January was a very bookish month. I got in a lot of reading time, working toward personal reading goals and reading challenges. I bought more books than planned, plus I borrowed more books from the library. My goal next month is to focus on reading books already on my TBR, especially the ones that I own.

JANUARY STATS

BOOKS READ
· Print – 8
· Ebooks – 12
· Audiobooks – 18

READING CHALLENGES
· Goodreads 38/350 – Read/listened to 38 books this month.
· Audiobook 12/60 – Listened to 12 books this month.
· Colors 0/18 – Read 0 books this month.
· Genre Bingo 5/24 – Read/listened to 5 books this month.
· Library Love 1/60 – Read 1 book this month.
· Modern Mrs. Darcy 2/10 – Read/listened to 4 books this month. One prompt was 3 books by same author.
· Netgalley & Edelweiss 2/50 – Read 2 books this month.
· Popsugar 13/50 – Read 13 books this month.
· Read Harder 4/24 – Read 4 books this month.


TOP FIVE JANUARY READS

1. The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

2. Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter

Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter

3. Only Child by Rhiannon Navin

Only Child by Rhiannon Navin

4. The Suspect by Fiona Barton

The Suspect by Fiona Barton

5. Dead as a Door Knocker by Diane Kelly


ON THE BLOG

BOOK REVIEWS
· She Lies in Wait by Gytha Lodge
· Looker by Laura Sims
· Fireside Chat with a Grammar Nazi Serial Killer by Ryan Suvaal
· The Perfect Liar by Thomas Christopher Greene
· As Long as We Both Shall Live by JoAnn Chaney
· Death in Shangri-La by Yigal Zur
· Lie Like a Rug by Donna Huston Murray
· The Suspect by Fiona Barton
· The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley
· The Mansion by Ezekiel Boone
· Dead as a Door Knocker by Diane Kelly
· The Killer Collective by Barry Eisler
· Blood for Blood by Victoria Selman
· Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter

TOP TEN TUESDAYS
· Best Books I Read in 2018
· Most Anticipated Releases for the First Half of 2019
· New to Me Authors I Read in 2018
· Books I Meant to Read In 2018 but Didn’t
· Most Recent Additions to My TBR

WEEKLY WRAP-UPS
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Dec 29 – Jan 4)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jan 5 – Jan 11)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jan 12 – Jan 18)
· Weekly Wrap-Up (Jan 19 – Jan 25)

READING GOALS
· Reading Goals for 2019


YEARLY GOALS

✗1. Read more print books that I own. – I read 0 print books I own this month.
✓2. Read 350 books this year. – I read/listened to 38 books this month.
✓3. Participate in reading challenges. – I read/listened to books for multiple reading challenges this month.
✗4. Finish more book series. – I finished 0 series this month.
✓5. Post 5 days a week on the blog. – I posted every weekday this month.

Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Happy Reading!

Reading Update: December 2018

Monthly Update | Nightcap Books

My last monthly update for 2018! I met my monthly reading goals this month, and have been planning my reading goals for next year. I’ll post my yearly reading wrap-up later today, and my reading goals for 2019 will be posted on Wednesday.

December Weekly Wrap-Ups

For a more detailed look at the books I’m reading, check out my weekly wrap-ups every Friday.

Week 1 – Weekly Wrap-Up (December 7)
Week 2 – Weekly Wrap-Up (December 14)
Week 3 – Weekly Wrap-Up (December 21)
Week 4 – Weekly Wrap-Up (December 28)

Monthly Update

The breakdown for my December reading is 6 physical books, 15 ebooks, and 21 audiobooks. Some of my favorite reads in December were My Favorite Half-Night Stand, Last Lullaby, Watching You, and I Let You Go.

My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina LaurenLast Lullaby by Carol WyerWatching You by Lisa JewellI Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

Reading Challenges

My current reading status, as of 12/31/18.

Goodreads 2018 Reading Challenge (450/450) Completed in September
A-Z Challenge (26/26) Completed in May
Color Challenge (15/15) Completed in October
Genre Bingo Challenge (24/24) Completed in June
Modern Mrs. Darcy Challenge (12/12) Completed in July
Popsugar 2018 Reading Challenge (50/50) Completed in October
Read Harder (24/24) Completed in July
Gilmore Girls Reading Challenge:
Season 5 books (25/25) Completed in June
Season 6 books (25/25) Completed in August
Season 7 books (25/25) Completed in November
A Year in the Life books (13/20) in progress
Book Riot’s 100 Must-Read Hilarious Books (55/100) in progress
Book Riot’s 100 Must-Read Books About Monsters (49/100) in progress

NETGALLEY & EDELWEISS STATS

Netgalley
Books Approved: 107
Books Reviewed: 100
Feedback Ratio: 93%

Edelweiss
Books Approved: 12
Books Reviewed: 6
Feedback Ratio: 50%

To see more about what I’m reading, find me on Goodreads. Thanks for stopping by Nightcap Books. Happy Reading!