Ugh, I totally suck and completely forgot to write my December 2013 recent reads post even though it was one of the heftier reading months of the year.  2013 shall go down as the year of the book because I read way too many of them - over 110, I think.  What makes me a little bit sad about that is the number of books that I had to go through to get to the really good ones.  And even after finding them, I'm not satiated.

I just want more, MORE, MORE, said the book monster, sitting down to devour yet another, dust jacket and all.

All jokes aside though, you bloggers are becoming an invaluable source for book recommendations.  I picked up Maiden Voyage by Tania Aebi as a recommendation from Deidre at Decoy Betty and pretty much swallowed it whole.  If you're looking for a book that will have you racing to pack your suitcase and do something crazy scary, that's the one you want.  The Twelve Tribes of Hattie was recommended by Emmy at Scarberian Fashion Lover and I enjoyed how each of the chapters was really a short story, a brief glimpse into the lives of another.  And Unnatural Creatures was a birthday gift from Amy at Magpie and Muttonfly who knows that I love anything Neil Gaiman.  Thank you my dear friends for all your suggestions and I welcome as many as you can throw my way.  If you want to read a few reviews on my favourites these past two months, check out the posts on Daytripper and Human Remains that I wrote here.  Or if any of these covers strike your fancy, let me know in your comments and I'm more than happy to tell you what I thought of it.

Happy reading folks!