Reading Tracker – January 2019 Edition (End of Month Wrap Up)

Hello Readers!

A few weeks ago, about halfway through January, I posted my January 2019 Reading Tracker, outlining the books I had planned on reading. This list didn’t include any titles I was reading or had to read for work.

Today, I am sharing with you the books I did, and didn’t read.

Originally, I set out to read two YA books: Royals by Rachel Hawkins and Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowly.

While I finished Royals by Rachel Hawkins, I unfortunately didn’t get to finish Words in Deep Blue. Though I did start it, and as of today am only twenty pages into it.

Not only did I set out to read two YA books, I also wanted to squeeze in some audiobooks, because as I’ve always known they help my (little in comparison to some)  commute pass by quickly. I set out to read People Like Us by Dana Mele on audio. Well I did start and finish that one, along with Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles and Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta.

Lastly, I wanted to read one graphic novel. I had several on deck, but wanted to read Foiled by Jane Yolen. I’m happy to report that I did read it, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. And am excited to read the second volume soon.

Unrelated to the books I read for fun, I also did some reading for work. The books, mainly picture books, I read in January for work programs and projects are:

  • Cece Loves Science by Kimberly Derting
  • Wow! Said the Owl by Tim Hopgood
  • Poe Won’t Go by Kelly DiPucchio
  • Every Buddy Counts by Stuart J Murphy
  • A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars by Seth Fishman
  • Teddy Bear Counting by Barbara McGrath
  • We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
  • Hungry Bunny by Claudia Rueda
  • If I Could Drive, Mama by Cari Best
  • New Socks by Bob Shea
  • Charlotte the Scientist is Squished by Camille Andros
  • Happy by Emma Dodd

In total I read a total of seventeen books. Not bad if I do say so myself!

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