My reading challenge this year is to read 52 books (follow along here).
My TBR for January are:

** Book Group book for January **

Death on the Nile
Agatha Christie

Format: Kindle, July 5th 2005

The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the head. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything – until she lost her life. Hercule Poirot recalls an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: ‘I’d like to put my dear little pistol against her head and just press the trigger.’ Yet in this exotic setting’ nothing is ever quite what it seems…

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
J.K. Rowling

Format: Kindle Audio, December 9th 2015

When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world, and Hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that Malfoy bears the Dark Mark: there is a Death Eater amongst them. Harry will need powerful magic and true friends as he explores Voldemort’s darkest secrets, and Dumbledore prepares him to face his destiny …

** Will finally finish **

The Ice
Laline Paull

Format: Physical Copy, May 4th 2017 

It’s the day after tomorrow and the Arctic sea ice has melted. While global business carves up the new frontier, cruise ships race each other to ever-rarer wildlife sightings. The passengers of the Vanir have come seeking a polar bear. What they find is even more astonishing: a dead body.

** Will finally finish **

The Power
Naomi Alderman

Format: Physical Copy, April 6th 2017

Suddenly – tomorrow or the day after – teenage girls find that with a flick of their fingers, they can inflict agonizing pain and even death. With this single twist, the four lives at the heart of Naomi Alderman’s extraordinary, visceral novel are utterly transformed.

The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood

Format: Kindle, May 15th 2012

The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire – neither Offred’s nor that of the two men on which her future hangs.

What are you reading this month?

One response to “January TBR”

  1. […] me feel things; anger, fury, nausea and hauntingly relevant to our current climate.This is on my TBR for January and the show has honestly burrowed into my brain and wont […]


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