This is the month that was…

…January. New year, new challenges! January is the month for setting goals – I say goals as resolutions for me are there to be broken. As with many people, I focusing on my health as I *may* have overindulge last year with everything going on and somehow managed to put on a stone. So January 1st, the hubby told me about this boxing fitness “game” he could get a demo for on the Nintendo Switch (Mr Knight is a bit of a gamer). I gave this game a try and promptly reserved myself a copy from Argos. And I’ve done it 6 out of 7 nights a week…boy I ache from doing it!! But it’s a great stress reliever after a rubbish day 🥊🥊

So have you guys got any goals you’ve set yourself?

What Have I Read?

Nine cracking books to kick off the new year. Mainly blog tour reads as I didn’t get as much read as I’d have liked during December!

What Have I Posted?

Killer Intent by Tony Kent – review

Changeling by Matt Wesolowski – review

The Man With No Face by Peter May – review

The Disappeared by Sibel Hodge – review

The Chestnut Man by Soren Sveinstrup – review

The Lock by Andrew Barrett – review

Love Heart Lane by Christie Barlow – review

The Suspect by Fiona Barton – review

A Promise to the Dead by Victoria Jenkins – review

Life or Death by Chris Merritt – review

But I started the month (and the year) with the new releases that I’m looking forward to in the coming months!

I was also lucky enough to attend two rather fabulous bookish events! First, I braved the first flurries of this year’s icy weather to go to the double paperback book launch for June Taylor and Ali Harper, two fabulous Leeds authors at the amazing Leeds Library.  Then Lesley Kara and Fiona Barton hosted a Wine and Crime evening at Waterstones Leeds which you can read about here.

What Am I Planning to Read?

These seven beauties are my February and early March blog tour reads but I’m hoping to squeeze in a few others as well! 🤞🤞

What’s Coming Up?

So, how has 2019 started for you? Read anything exciting I need to know about or been to any book events?? Come on, share!!

Ooooooo and guess what?! Tomorrow is my first blogiversary and I’m reviewing a cracker of a book….if I get it written!!!


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