December 2021 Wrap Up

Hello hello and welcome or welcome back to my little bookish corner of the internet. New year, so new wrap up theme! I almost worried more about that than how many books I was reading in the month, and on reflection, that’s possibly because this month somehow ended up being one of my biggest reading months of 2021. I’m still not sure why or how.

However, the fact that it was meant that I ended up completely going absurdly beyond my original reading target of for the year, and I’m so very happy with how things ended up. I’ll be talking about this a bit more in a different post, but I am really proud of how things finished up. With the last few months being how they have been, it finished off the year in a cheerful way, and although there’s no prize or award for it, mentally it feels good.

Mistletoe and Murder (Murder Most Unladylike #5) – Paperback – Review here
Middle Grade Mystery – 5 stars

Murder For Christmas – Audio – Review here
Mystery – 4 stars

The Ex Hex – Audio – Review here
RomCom (with a touch of magic!) – 4 stars

The Phone Box at the Edge of the World – Audio
Contemporary Fiction – 4 stars

Murder Most Unladylike – ebook
Middle Grade Mystery – 4 stars

Arsenic For Tea (Murder Most Unladylike #2) – Paperback
Middle Grade Mystery – 4 stars

Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas – Audio – Review here
Historical Crime Fiction – 3 stars

The House in the Cerulean Sea – Audio
LGBT / Magical Realism – 5 stars

Date Me, Bryson Keller – Audio – Review here
LGBT Romance – 4 stars

First Class Murder (Murder Most Unladylike #3) – Paperback
Middle Grade Mystery – 4 stars

Christmas Is Murder: A Chilling Short Story Collection – Hardback – Review here
Murder Mysteries – 4 stars

24 Hours In Ancient Rome – Audio
Non Fiction – 4 stars

A Christmas Carol – Audio – Review here
Classic – 5 stars

The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers and Other Gruesome Tales – Hardback
Fairy Story Retellings – 4 stars

Piranesi – Audio – Review here
Fantasy – 4 stars

24 Hours In Ancient Egypt – Audio
Non Fiction – 3 stars

The Bone Shard Daughter – Audio
Fantasy – 5 stars

Jolly Foul Play (Murder Most Unladylike #4) – Paperback
Middle Grade Mystery – 4 stars

These Violent Delights – Audio
Historical Fantasy – 5 stars

So there are are. The final wrap up of 2021, and the collection of some of the best books I read in the year. I’m still shocked by how much I managed to read in December, but it’s this motivation that has pushed me for my goal of 200 books in 2022. Feel free to cheer me on!

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