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Good Morning, Sunday, Saloners! Happy Super Bowl Sunday! I’m very excited about the game today. I love football, and the Super Bowl is always exciting, even though my team isn’t in it. However, their divisional rivals are. So even though I’m a Seattle Seahawks fan, I’m really hoping the Arizona Cardinals win today. No one in my family likes Pittsburgh, and we’re all rooting for the West Coast team. I have a lot of family in Arizona as well, so rooting for the Cardinals in this game is pretty much a given.

Because today is an all-day Football Day, I don’t plan to get much reading done. So I thought I would take the time to review my reading and blogging for the month of January. January was my first full month here on WordPress, and I am still absolutely sure I made the right decision to move my blog here.

I finished reading seven books this month, but only six of them count for my personal challenge to read 100 books this year. The books are

The links above are the links to reviews. I still owe reviews for What I Saw and How I Lied and The Secret History of the Pink Carnation. I think I’ll have the review for What I Saw and How I Lied up tomorrow, and The Secret History of the Pink Carnation on Tuesday.

If I had to pick a favorite, I think I would say The Rose of York: Love and War was my favorite. I was in a place this month where I needed a good historical fiction story, and this certainly fit the bill.

January also saw the debut of a new feature on this blog: Highlighting History. Every week or every other week, I will talk about a historical figure or time period that has caught my attention, and I’ll post information about it, as well as links to fiction or non-fiction on the subject. My first post was this past week, and my first historical figure was Richard III of England. I’ve read a lot of historical fiction with him in it recently, so he was a natural first choice. I’m still not sure yet who will be featured this week, but I would love to get more input from people about the feature and what they think.

I also have to say a huge thanks to everyone who stopped by and left me comments this month! Thank you! I couldn’t possibly name everyone, but know that you are appreciated.

Anyway, I hope you all have a great Sunday!

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