December Wrap-Up and Book Haul

Books Read: 26

ARCs Read: 9

Favourite Book: Winternight / RWRB / One Last Stop

Least Favourite Book: Well Met

Books Read in December

The Charmed Wife by Olga Grushin [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Persuasion by Jane Austen [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston [eARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum ⭐️⭐️⭐️
The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Circe by Madeline Miller [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Art of Death by David Fennell [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Last One to Die by Cynthia Murphy [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Boy I Am by K.L. Kettle [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Mina and the Undead by Amy McCaw [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Unchosen by Katharyn Blair [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Secrets of the Starcrossed by Clara O’Connor [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️
A Year at the Chateau by Dick and Angel Strawbridge ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
11 Paper Hearts by Kelsey Hartwell [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
After the Silence by Louise O’Neill ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Well Met by Jen DeLuca ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Serpentine by Philip Pullman ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Quidditch Through the Ages by J.K. Rowling [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Snow Song by Sally Gardner ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Betty by Tiffany McDaniel ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

December Book Haul

New-to-Me Books I Bought:

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (GSFF)
Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline (GSFF)
Master of One
by Jaida Jones & Dani Bennett (Fairyloot)
The Ravens by Kass Morgan & Danielle Paige (Illumicrate)
by Tracy Deonn
The Burning God by R.F. Kuang
The Cousins by Karen M. McManus
Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore

A Rogue of One’s Own by Evie Dunmore
Set Fire to the Gods by Sara Raasch & Kristen Simmons (Litjoy)
The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix (Litjoy)
Lightbringer by Claire Legrand (Signed)
The Forest of Moon and Sword by Amy Raphael (Signed)

Bought Books I’ve Already Read:

The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow (Illumicrate)
The Betrayals by Bridget Collins (Goldsboro)
Well Met by Jen Deluca

ARCs/Review Copies:

The Boy I Am by K.L. Kettle (Stripes Publishing)
The Art of Death by David Fennell (Bonnier Books)
Last One to Die by Cynthia Nixon (Scholastic)
Unchosen by Katharyn Blair (Harper360)
11 Paper Hearts by Kesley Hartwell (Underlined)
Winterkeep by Kristin Cashore (Gollancz)
Hall of Smoke by H.M. Long (Titan)
A Crown of Talons by Katharine & Elizabeth Corr (Hot Key Books)
Lore by Alexandra Bracken (Quercus)
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Penguin)
Safe and Sound by Philippa East (HQ Stories)
Malice by Heather Walter (Del Rey)


Starsight by Brandon Sanderson
Dracula by Bram Stoker (Penguin Classics Deluxe)
Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (Collector’s Edition)
Quidditch Through the Ages by J.K. Rowling (Illustrated)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling (MinaLima)
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman (Goldsboro)
The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart (GSFF)
The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons (Goldsboro)
The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
Letters from Father Christmas by JRR Tolkien
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë (Folio Society)
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (MinaLima)
The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi (MinaLima)
Here is the Beehive by Sarah Crossan
Paris By Starlight 
by Robert Dinsdale (Goldsboro)
Serpentine by Philip Pullman
Sweet Thursday 
by John Steinbeck
My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
After the Silence by Louise O’Neill (Signed)
The Snow Song by Sally Gardner
The Madman’s Library by Edward Brooke-Hitching

As usual, I ended the year with a huge book haul thanks to my birthday in November and then Christmas. I’m hoping to read as many backlist books in 2021 as possible so I can finally reduce my TBR pile. I hope you’ve all had a great reading year and are looking forward to an even better one. 


  1. Azrah

    3 January 2021 at 8:13 PM

    YESSSSS Legendborn!! 😍

      1. Azrah

        4 January 2021 at 1:50 PM

        It was my favourite read of last year 😄

        1. scorpiobookdreams

          4 January 2021 at 9:30 PM

          I’ll bump it up my TBR then!

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