December Reading in Review


πŸ“šDecember Reading in Review⁣

This month was dominated by Advent books, but I also read some other unrelated gems. It was a good month to cap off a great year! ⁣

December Stats: ⁣
27 Books ⁣
🎧: 8 ⁣
πŸ“±: 1 ⁣
Hybrid πŸŽ§πŸ“–: 1⁣
πŸ“–: 17 ⁣

2023 Stats: ⁣
321 Books⁣
Nonfiction: 55% ⁣
Fiction: 45% ⁣

Most Read Moods: ⁣
Reflective ⁣

Most Read Genres: ⁣
Memoir ⁣

πŸ“š What I Read in December (for Advent Studies): ⁣
πŸ“– A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (reread-I’ve read over a dozen times ♥️) ⁣
πŸ“– Honest, Simple Souls by Anne E. White⁣
πŸ“– The Man Who Invented Christmas by Les Standiford ⁣
πŸ“– The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke ⁣
πŸ“– Holy Hygge by Jamie Erickson⁣
πŸ“– In the Bleak Midwinter by Rachel Mann ⁣
πŸ“– Waiting on the Word by Malcolm Guite ⁣
πŸ“– Born a Child and Yet a King by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth ⁣
πŸ“– The Art of Advent by Jane Williams⁣
πŸ“– The First Advent in Palestine by Kelley Nikondeha ⁣
πŸ“– All Creation Waits by Gayle Boss ⁣
πŸ“– Good News of Great Joy by John Piper⁣
πŸ“– Dawn of Redeeming Grace by Sinclair Ferguson⁣
πŸ“– Advent: The Season of Hope by Tish Harrison Warren⁣
πŸ“– The Advent of Glory by R.C. Sproul⁣

πŸ“š Everything Else: ⁣

πŸ“– You Could Make This Place Beautiful by Maggie Smith⁣

She made this book beautiful. ⁣

πŸ“– Someday, Maybe by Onyi Nwabineli ⁣

A gut-punching portrayal of grief and love. ⁣

πŸ“– Georgia O’Keefe: To See Takes Time by Samantha Friedman⁣

πŸ“– Girls Solve Everything By Catherine Thimmesh ⁣

They really do, though. 😘⁣

πŸ“– Your Trip Starts Here (Lonely Planet) ⁣

πŸ“– A Fire Story by Brian Fies ⁣

A portrait of why graphic books need to exist and why we need to read them.⁣

πŸ“– Fire Rush by Jacqueline Crooks⁣

Incredibly immersive, and yet also searing. ⁣

πŸ“– We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ⁣

A must read. ⁣

πŸ“– Pax by Sarah Pennypacker ⁣

Honest, painful, beautiful Middle Grade. Unforgettable. ⁣

πŸ“– Let Us Descend by Jesmyn Ward ⁣

She’s a National Treasure.

πŸ“– Tom Lake by Ann Patchett⁣

There’s nothing she can’t write.

πŸ“– The Lives We Actually Have by Kate Bowler (reread) ⁣

I’ll reread this over and over.

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