Bookish Possibilities – February

Happy Bookish February!!!

Here’s a little look-see at 3 bookish possibilities for February reading. Not necessarily the books from my TBR that I am most wanting to read but potentially the ones that need to be read (ARCs) or that will fit in around everything else I need to do this month….the traditional February birthday camping trip, my daughter turning 17 and getting her license, Valentine’s Day suprising for my hubby and all that regular, day to day stuff.

Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid – I’m participating in the Read It Forward February Book Club (through Facebook) and this is what we are reading.

The Blurb (from Goodreads):

When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for ‘kidnapping’ the white child she’s actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chain of events. Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with a ‘personal brand’ and the best of intentions, resolves to make things right.

But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix’s desire to help. When she meets someone from Alix’s past, the two women find themselves on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know – about themselves, each other, and the messy dynamics of privilege.

The Silent Treatment by Abbie Greaves – a NetGalley ARC that needs to be read soon.

The Blurb (from Goodreads):

A lifetime together.
Six months of silence.
One last chance.

By all appearances, Frank and Maggie share a happy, loving marriage. But for the past six months, they have not spoken. Not a sentence, not a single word. Maggie isn’t sure what, exactly, provoked Frank’s silence, though she has a few ideas.

Day after day, they have eaten meals together and slept in the same bed in an increasingly uncomfortable silence that has become, for Maggie, deafening.

Then Frank finds Maggie collapsed in the kitchen, unconscious, an empty package of sleeping pills on the table. Rushed to the hospital, she is placed in a medically induced coma while the doctors assess the damage.

If she regains consciousness, Maggie may never be the same. Though he is overwhelmed at the thought of losing his wife, will Frank be able to find his voice once again—and explain his withdrawal—or is it too late?

Regretting You by Colleen Hoover – I hoping to make this my next audiobook. I’ve never read Colleen Hoover so I’m looking forward to this being my first.

The Blurb (from Goodreads):

Morgan Grant and her sixteen-year-old daughter, Clara, would like nothing more than to be nothing alike.

Morgan is determined to prevent her daughter from making the same mistakes she did. By getting pregnant and married way too young, Morgan put her own dreams on hold. Clara doesn’t want to follow in her mother’s footsteps. Her predictable mother doesn’t have a spontaneous bone in her body.

With warring personalities and conflicting goals, Morgan and Clara find it increasingly difficult to coexist. The only person who can bring peace to the household is Chris—Morgan’s husband, Clara’s father, and the family anchor. But that peace is shattered when Chris is involved in a tragic and questionable accident. The heartbreaking and long-lasting consequences will reach far beyond just Morgan and Clara.

While struggling to rebuild everything that crashed around them, Morgan finds comfort in the last person she expects to, and Clara turns to the one boy she’s been forbidden to see. With each passing day, new secrets, resentment, and misunderstandings make mother and daughter fall further apart. So far apart, it might be impossible for them to ever fall back together.

What are your possible February reads? Have you read any of these? Comment below and let me know 🙂

5 thoughts on “Bookish Possibilities – February

    1. I started it yesterday…listening to it double time on audio in my lunch break…suffice to say I didn’t want to have to go back into the nursery once I started. #sorrybabies # booksbeforebubs

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