Welcome back to Reading, Reading, Reading and HAPPY NEW YEAR!
I am really looking forward to 2021, and hope that this year is much better for all of us! January is almost always the month that I read the most books in, as I am the most motivated to read at the start of each year. That being said, I begin my second term of University during the second week of this month, so I am not exactly sure how much I will be able to read. This month, I have selected five books that I am really excited to read, and hope I will be able to get through all of them this month!
The first book I hope to read this month is MILK FED by Melissa Broder. For the past three years, my first book of the year has always been my least favourite book of the year, so I am hoping to end that streak by reading this novel! I am not exactly sure what this book entails, but I believe it centres around a plus-size religious Jewish women, which is so exciting to see. Needless to say, I am incredibly excited to begin this book today! Thanks to Simon and Schuster Canada for kindly sending me this ARC!
The second book I hope to read this month is LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND by Rumaan Alam. One of my favourite Bookstagrammers, @Jordys.Book.Club, ranked this book as his #1 read of 2020, which means that I need to read it A.S.A.P.! I have heard some stellar things about this novel, and hope it lives up to all of the hype.
The third book I hope to read this month is BIRD BOX by Josh Malerman. Last year, I put a lot of my mystery/thriller novels on the back burner, including this book. I hope to make a sizeable dent in my personal thriller collection, and am starting it off by planning on reading this book! I have heard so many great things about this novel, and hope it lives up to all of the hype! I have also put off seeing the Netflix movie adaptation of this book until I read it, so I plan on watching it following the completion of my reading!
The fourth book I plan on reading this month is THE INHERITANCE GAMES by Jennifer Lynn Barnes. I have been planning on reading this book for a while now, and am prioritizing to read it this month! Truthfully, I have not heard many things about this novel, so I am excited to go in it with fresh eyes. Thanks to HBG Canada for sending me a finished copy!
The final book I hope to complete this month is THE RIDE OF A LIFETIME by Robert Iger. Bob Iger was the former CEO of the Walt Disney Company, and if you know me in real life, you may know that I am a ginormous Dis-nerd! I love everything Disney, so it is quite surprising that I have never fully read Iger’s memoir. I am really looking forward to reading this, and plan on continuing 2021 by reading one non-fiction book a month.
Those are all of the books I plan on reading this month! What are you starting off your 2021 reading with?
Good Night Book Owls!