January 2021 Wrap Up

Hi everyone! I hope you've had a great January, but does it not feel like this month would never end? This wave of the pandemic is surging strong and the rollercoaster of vaccine availability is challenging my inner strength. On a more positive note, I did manage to read 11 books this month - 1 physical book, 2 ebooks and 8 audiobooks. By genre:
  • 6 General Fiction
  • 2 Mysteries /Thrillers
  • 1 Women's Fiction
  • 1 Historical Fiction
  • 1 Literary Fiction
Reviews Posted in January:

5 star reads this month - None

My 4 star reads this month:

Love, Almost by Hayley Doyle- Review
Find Me in Havana by Serena Burdick - Review
The Nantucket Inn by Pamela Kelley - Review
The Divines by Ellie Eaton - Review
Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour - Review
Finlay Donovan is Killing It by Elle Cosimano - Review
Guiding Emily by Barbara Hinske - Review
Good Neighbors by Sarah Langan - Review
Friends Like Us by Sarah Mackenzie - Review

Please watch for my upcoming reviews coming soon for:

The Survivors by Jane Harper
The Push by Ashley Audrain
Are We There Yet by Kathleen West
The Wedding Dress by Danielle Steel
Good Company by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Some Fun Facts:

My Favourite Audiobook Performance - I had to pick two this month:

  • Black Buck narrated by Zeno Robinson
  • The Push narrated by Marin Ireland

The Book That Brought the most views to my blog (for reviews already published)- Better Luck Next Time

The Blog Post that generated the most comments - 2020 Books - My Year in Review

The Post on Medium.com which brought the most views (for reviews already published) - Guiding Emily.

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That Happy Reader


  1. Wow...11 books and I'm still on my first book. I've been reading some of your reviews and they are great.

  2. It's always a pleasure to read your book review's You reviews are simple, precise and interesting. I am glad that your blog is doing so well, and reading 11 books in one month is quiet an achievement. I hope Feb will bring some kind of relieve to everyone. Great Feb to you too.

  3. Wow so many books! I read 5 books this month but I’m hoping to read more in February!

  4. That's amazing that you read 11 books this month! I loved reading your reviews, thanks for sharing! I hope you have a great February! :)

  5. I can't believe that you managed to read 11 books in January! I thought I was doing well reading 3! Well done!x

  6. 11 books in one month really is incredible! I really love the sound of a few of the books on the list x

  7. I only read 1.5 books this month so I'm very envious of how many wonderful books you have read haha! x

    1. I bet I’m not as busy as you! Thanks for your comment!

  8. Wow, it's incredible that you've read so many books already! I've only read two so far hehe. Fab post, thanks for sharing! x

  9. 11 books is so impressive! I think I only managed about 3, haha!

    Tash - A Girl with a View

  10. Omg so many books you read in just one month! Even though you didn’t have any 5-star reads, there’s still plenty of cool sounding books here I’ll have to check out soon!

  11. I love the fun facts bit at the end, so interesting!

    Katie | katieemmabeauty.com

  12. Woah, 11 books lol, I'm not the biggest book reader, I can do 1, not sure I can do 11 in one month 😅, great post 😊!