Reading Wrap-up For December at Moonshine and Rosefire

Hello everyone out there and I hope that you all had a terrific reading month for yourselves. I am known as Rosefire around the Internet and this is my new personal reading blog. I originally posted my reviews over at my daughter’s blog, Emeraldfire’s Bookmark but am now in the process of transferring them all over to my own blog. My daughter makes blogging look like so much fun that I thought that I would try it out for myself! 🙂

Anyway, I started out December with 871 unread books lying around the house and ended the month with 863 books unread. All the books that I acquired this month came from Amazon, Paperback Swap and Bookmooch.

Let me try to break down the influx for you:

Changes to the TBR pile

Read from my TBR pile (Yes! I am a reading machine :))
Heart-Shaped Box: A Novel by Joe Hill
So Happy Together by Maryann McFadden
The Richest Season by Maryann McFadden
Evidence of Blood by Thomas H. Cook
City of Bones by Michael Connelly 
The Summer I Dared: A Novel by Barbara Delinsky
Heartwood: A Novel by Belva Plain
The Island: A Novel of Terror by Will Overby

Added to my TBR pile (oh well, you win some and you lose some! Not too bad though, I suppose:))
– Welcome to Our Home – Knit and Crochet Ideas from Red Heart by Editors of FaveCrafts
– Taking Flight by Adrian R. Magnuson
For Love of Words by Dacia Wilkinson
– Surface Children: A Book of Short Stories by Dean Blake
God Said Woof by Rick Gatzby
Wink by Eric Trant
The Basement by Chad P. Brown
Viral House by Joe Sharp
Daphne Du Maurier: The Secret Life of the Renowned Storyteller by Margaret Forster
The Keeper by R. L. Mosz
The Accidental Exorcist by Joshua Graham
The Clinic by David Jester
Long Time Coming by Edie Claire
The Dartmouth Murders by Eric Francis
Killing Faith by Eric Meyer
American Crow by Jack Lacey
Persona: A Psychological Thriller by Marc Horn
Stark Warning by James Raven
Dark Eros: A Novel of Suspense by H. Raven Rose
Sense Memory by Brion J. Humphey
A Christmas House by Mary Miller
The Good Lawyer: A Novel by Thomas Benigno
Blood and Gasoline by Elias Anderson
The Monster Man of Horror House by Danny King
Floor Four by A. Lopez, Jr.
Mouse: A Psychological Thriller and Murder Mystery by D. M. Mitchell
All the Talk is Dead by Michael Ebner
Pawnbroker by Jerry Hatchett
Escape, a New Life by David Antocci
Untogether Lives: Short Stories by Andy P. Jones
Abacus by Josh Burton

Taken off my TBR pile and sent to a new home (Yay! Happy Dance! :))
Friends in High Places by Donna Leon
The Walker in Shadows by Barbara Michaels
Heart-Shaped Box: A Novel by Joe Hill
Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell
So Happy Together by Maryann McFadden
The Human Factor by Graham Greene
For a Few Demons More by Kim Harrison
The Pardon by James Grippando
Only You by Cynthia Victor
– Dreams of Terror and Death: The Dream Cycle of H. P. Lovecraft by H. P. Lovecraft
Ceremony of the Innocent by Taylor Caldwell
Upstairs, Downstairs III: The Years of Change by Mollie Hardwick
The Coffin Dancer by Jeffery Deaver
– Death in Venice and Seven Other Stories by Thomas Mann
– All Souls: A Family Story From Southie by Michael Patrick MacDonald
Evidence of Blood by Thomas H. Cook
Eternal Fire by Calder Willingham
The Island: A Novel of Terror by Will Overby

Well, there it is…the breakdown! All in all, a very good reading month for me. Here’s a further breakdown:

Books Read: 8
Pages Read: 3,021
Grade Range: A+! to A!

So, there you go! The reading month that was December. I hope that you all had an equally good reading month; if not a little better. 🙂 See you all next month! 🙂

Till we Meet Again, Glow Brightly as Moonlight

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