In addition to this being the shortest month of the year, I unfortunately got into a bit of slump in February. Because of this, I didn’t read much during February, which sucks. But hey, here’s to a better reading month in March!
Books read: 2
Pages read: 662
Favorite read of the month: The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor ♡
The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor
This is a thriller book that has been highly anticipated and praised and is, in my opinion, totally worth the hype.
It’s deliciously twisted and fucked up, and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. The only thing I would change is the fact that I read a Portuguese translation, instead of the original text, and it was a rather poor translation. But since that has nothing to do with the book itself, I do not have one bad thing to say about The Chalk Man. It’s crazy to think that this is C. J. Tudor’s debut, as it is absolutely brilliant ♡
You can read a more thorough review in this post.
★★★★★ 5/5 stars
The Dinner by Herman Koch
The Dinner is a thriller/suspense kind of book that deals with family secrets.
I had heard great things about it, as it is one of Abby’s favorite books, so I had high expectations. Unfortunately, it was a disappointment.
Usually, thrillers take me a few days or less to finish… this one, I started in November and finished in February, which already shows you how uninterested I was in picking this book back up. However, I did feel like picking it up one day during this month, and finished the last half of it in a day. I enjoyed the book and the story, but I did not love it, unfortunately.
★★★☆☆ 3/5 stars
I didn’t read much, as you can tell, and I am reaaaally hoping that March will be better, because I’m already 7 books behind schedule. Here’s hoping! 🤞🏼
What have you been reading? Let me know all about your February reads down in the comments! ♡
Thank you for reading,
I’ll see you in my next post ♡