Thursday, 31 January 2013

Mel's Random January

January is over and we're well into 2013 now! It was a month of snow in the UK which look very pretty but seemed to cause complete travel chaos. But look how pretty!
My back garden during the snow!
I still haven't got back into the full swing of blogging, but I am back and after loosing a week to a cold and a busy period at work, I am finally feeling the reading love again... I'm still not sure if I will get back to daily posts in February but I do have a couple of cool events coming up including Nocturnal Book Reviews Anti-Hero Blog Hop (still time to sign up here!) and Sarah-Jane Lehoux's blog tour for Masquerade. Should be a good month coming up!

But how was the reading situation in January?


The Legacy (The Declaration #3) - Gemma Malley (British Books Challenge)
Changeling (The Order of Darkness #1) - Philippa Gregory (British Books Challenge)

Sealed With A Curse (Weird Girls #1) - Cecy Robson
Crimson Frost (Mythos Academy #4) - Jennifer Estep
'Til The World Ends - Julie Kagawa, Ann Aguirre & Karen Duvall
She Returns From War - Lee Collins

Sarahs Review
Magic Burns (Kate Daniels #2) - Ilona Andrews
Clockwork Angel (Infernal Devices #1) - Cassandra Clark

Other Posts:
Waiting on Wednesday: Masquerade - Sarah-Jane Lehoux

So updating the challenges -
British Books Challenge - 2 Read

Best of the Bunch: She Returns From War was different from anything else I've read for a while and I liked the changes to the series!

Honorable Mentions: Crimson Frost & Sealed with a Curse were both fun, easy reads!

So what was your month like?


  1. i love your garden under the snow ( i don't have a real garden so it's a place i love and under the snow it's magical!)

    don't worry if you don't blog daily your followers will still be there so be sure to be healed fully ^^

    take care

  2. January was pretty much the same here as well - business, exams, stress, etc. And I actually can't believe January is almost over :|

  3. My month was..well it went by fast

  4. I filled my month up and I'm trying to slow down. I fail. lol

    Oh that does look purty. I can't show it to my malemute. She'll move over the pond to get to the snow! We had some here, but not much. It's getting warm again already.

  5. Hey, glad to see you back. And don't push. Take your time. :) I'm glad to have you with us even in small ways. :) Looks like a snowy month there in the UK. We had some of that and some of the sun and warmth making us starved for spring. :)

    Take care and here's to February. :) *hugs*

  6. don't worry darling, take your time... I haven't seen the snow this year, who know, maybe later? But it's a nice picture.