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Jules Just Read… December 2017 – #MonthlyReads #FinishedReading #BookReview #Books #BooksRead

Wow, 2017 has gone so fast! Can’t believe this is my last Jules Just Read blog post of the year!

I’m really surprised at how much of a successful reading month I had in December. With being super busy selling novelty craft buttons during the run-up to Christmas, and travelling up north for a week to attend my brother-in-law’s wedding (and hardly reading a thing the whole time I was in Yorkshire), I was sure I wasn’t going to get much reading done. But then button sales dropped just before Christmas, and I managed to take some time off between Christmas and New Year, so have managed to squeeze plenty of reading in to make up for the first half of the month.

I managed to read 7 novels, 1 book of short stories, 2 short stories, and 2 children’s books (that I bought as gifts for Christmas, but couldn’t resist reading and reviewing them first) 😉

Due to reading a couple of children’s books, I managed my challenge of reading 2 physical books a month. Yay 🙂

In October I read 5 books of the Bible, and only had 62 pages of the Old Testament left to go. I actually read 11 books of the Bible in December and finally finished The Old Testament almost 3 years after starting it. Yippee! 🙂

My other challenge is to keep my NetGalley shelf down to 5 books or less. I’ve done really well with this in recent months, and currently only have 4 books on my shelf. I don’t think I’ll need to make this a challenge in 2018, as I think I’ve finally got my NetGalley obsession under control. Phew!

Happy New Year, folks, and here’s to another year full of bookish adventures ❤ xxx

Here are the books I read in December…


5 Stars

DEc250 The-Runaway-Children-Kindle

My review of The Runaway Children

Dec250 Cottingley01 400

My review of The Cottingley Secret

Dec250 Everless

My review of Everless

Dec250 Tickle

My review of The Tickle Book

4 Stars

Dec250 Bay Tree

My review of Christmas at Bay Tree Cottage

Dec250 Away for Christmas

My review of Away for Christmas

DEc250 Knitting Box

My review of Christmas at The Little Knitting Box

Dec250 Keep Her Safe

My review of Keep Her Safe


My review of Strange Medicine

Dec250 Hugless

My review of Merry Christmas, Hugless Douglas

3 Stars

Dec250 tinfoil hat

My review of A Tinfoil Hat of My Own

Dec250 Sleep Deprived

My review of Sleep Deprived