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A Month in Books: February 2012

Not a lot volume-wise for February, but quite a bit better in quality. Only one real stinker. The rest, a mix of romance, mystery and literary fiction kept me one very happy and interested reader.

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A Month in Books: December 2011

December was a pretty standard mix of romance and mystery books. I finished the year strong with 84 books “read” (I put it in quotes because there were a handful of Did Not Finish) and have set my 2012 goal for 86 books.

My second annual Year in Books is coming up soon.  I always like seeing the breakdown of what I read, genres, etc… It’s an interesting retrospective and a fun way to remember the very good and the very worst books I came across in 2011.

To finish out the year, here are the books I read in December.  Links take you to full reviews on Goodreads.com.
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A Month in Books: November 2011

Got in a good mix of historical fiction, literary fiction, mystery, romance and sci-fi this month. My tendency is to go straight for historical mysteties or historical romances, but I’m trying to consciously branch out. Being part of a book club will help with this goal. Our first book, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford was a big success.

Question for Perusers: are you part of a book club?  If so, what do you read? A specific genre or anything that looks interesting? How to do you choose what book to read next?

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