Books Read in January 2019!

Did I ever tell you that I LOVE TO READ?! Well, I do. You can tell by how many books I read in January 2019, the first month of the new year. My goal for the year is 95. Do you think I will make it?

I want to share the books that I read this month (12). There were enjoyable reads by talented authors. Thank you to all these authors for publishing such a wonderful selection of books.

Check out next month for what I will read. I don’t think I will read as many as this month because I plan to write more but I will do my best to make a dent in my overflowing TBR list on my Kindle and Nook apps.

Here they are along with my reviews on Goodreads:

The Girl in the Spider's Web by David Lagercrantz

The Girl in the Spider’s Web (Millennium, #4) David Lagercrantz

The Fallen (Amos Decker, #4)

The Fallen (Amos Decker #4) David Baldacci

Resolution by Andrew Joyce

Resolution (Huck Finn’s Greatest Adventure Andrew Joyce

Missi's Dating Adventures by Carol Balawyder

Missi’s Dating Adventures: A Getting to Mr. Right’s Series Carol Balawyder

Darkest Before the Dawn by Mike  Martin

Darkest Before the Dawn (Sgt. Windflower Mysteries #7) Mike Martin

Pattern of Shadows by Judith Barrow

Pattern of Shadows Judith Barrow

Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni by Mary  Smith

 Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni: Real Stories of Afghan Women  Mary Smith

Fairies, Myths, & Magic ~ A Summer Celebration by Colleen M. Chesebro

Fairies, Myths, and Magic – A Summer Celebration Colleen M. Chesebro

Lady Justice and the Magic Dragon by Robert Thornhill

Lady Justice and the Magic Dragon Robert Thornhill

Vent Revisited by Robert K Swisher Jr

Vent Revisited: The second reader participation book Robert K. Swisher, Jr.

The Stolen Girls by Patricia Gibney

The Stolen Girls (Detective Lottie Parker #2) Patricia Gibney

The Things you find in Rockpools by Gregg Dunnett

The Things You Find in Rockpools Gregg Dunnett

As you can see from this selection of books I have read they are definitely eclectic in nature. These are exceptional books that I highly recommend to all for your reading pleasure.

Thank you so much for stopping by to read this post. I hope you will check out all these wonderful books some time.

Now back to my book in progress. I have spent so much time reading that now I must get back to Book 6 of Davey & Derek Series. These books are so much fun to write. Please also check out all my books by clicking on covers to the right of this post. copyright by Janice Spina aka J.E. Spina



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About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with 12 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 9 middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 3 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her children's book, Lamby the Lonely Lamby, won a Silver Medal in the Mom's Choice Awards. Book 1, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and Honorable Mention from Readers' Favorite Book Awards. Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and so did Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost, and Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, Davey & Derek Book 6, and Abby & Holly Books 1 & 2 all won Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards. Abby & Holly Book 1 School Dance won a Bronze Medal from Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. Book 5 of Davey & Derek also won a Silver Medal from Authorsdb Cover Contest. Hunting Mariah and Mariah’s Revenge were Finalists in Authorsdb First Lines Contest, Book 4 of Davey & Derek Series was a Finalist in Red City Review and received a 5-Star Review from Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. All Janice's books are available on, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on Book 4 of Abby & Holly series for girls and a Dragon series for young children. A YA fantasy series will be coming in 2020 and beyond along with more children's books. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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11 Responses to Books Read in January 2019!

  1. Darlene says:

    You read some great books this January! Some are on my TBR list.

  2. A nice variety, Janice. I wish I could manage more reading time, I miss it.

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  4. macjam47 says:

    With all you do, I’m surprised you have any time for reading! 💕🤗💕

  5. Jennie says:

    Way to go, Darlene! Excellent books. I am impressed. 🙂

  6. Andrew Joyce says:

    I’m humbled and thankful that you took the time to read my books. I just came here to read and “like” one of your posts, as I do from time to time. Imagine my surprise when I saw my own book among all those other fine books. Once again … I’m humbled.

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