Hi guys! January was definitely a crazy month for me. I got off for an entire week due to snow, but I did win first place in DECA regionals! I met and chatted with so many amazing authors over the past few weeks, and I am really excited to see the blog grow even more in 2018. Also, I’m beginning to Bookstagram, which is going to be fun yet a bit challenging. Somehow, I managed to squeeze in 11 books this month, which is a remarkable feat considering my schedule, and I’m hoping to finish many more soon!
The Shadow Queen by C. J. Redwine
Tempests and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce
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Hi guys! Because of my Christmas break, I was able to read way more books this past month than usual, with over a dozen books! Well, two of them were really short novelettes that I finished in an hour, but they do count as books! I’ve read so many books over the past few weeks, and surprisingly most of them I loved! Here’s what I read this past month, and if you need to catch up on our latest posts, you can find them all here!
Nemesis by Brendan Reichs
Your One & Only by Adrianne Finlay
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Hi guys! Can you believe it’s December already? I’m already so surprised that this year has flown by so much! Yesterday I auditioned for the All State Honor Choirs (hopefully I made it–I already know but I’m writing this the day before, haha), and in just a few hours I am going to perform as the concertmaster for my county’s arts council’s concert of Handel’s Messiah, and I’m very looking forward to it! I also have a reading re-cap for you today, and I hope you enjoy this!
A Sky Full of Stars by Linda Williams Jackson
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Hi guys! Happy End of Daylight’s Savings Time! I hope you got a nice extra hour of sleep! So this month, I managed to finish nine books (woo hoo!), which is really surprising considering my schedule is really busy regarding school and other activities at the moment. However, many of these books were really short novellas, and one of them was my English required reading. But does it really matter? They all still count towards my reading goal! And if you missed some of my October posts, you can find links to them below.
The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
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Hi guys! I’ve been less active lately last month because school has been super busy, and I mean, super busy. This past week was mid-terms week, which definitely was full of cramming pages and pages (I mean eight 30-page chapters for AP US History) of information from colonial, revolutionary, and republican American history to genetics, organic molecules, and cellular respiration and photosynthesis in AP Biology. I’ve also had an audition, a concert, a festival, and a field trip lined up these past few weeks. Yeah, I’ve been really busy, which is why I haven’t blogged as much in September. BUT, I have read quite a few books last months so I have some great reviews and posts out soon!
Dare Mighty Things by Heather Kaczynski
A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab
The Temptation of Adam by Dave Connis
The Star Wars Rings by Tomas Pueyo Brochard
In Case You Missed This Month’s Posts
September 1st – Hunting Prince Dracula Blog Tour: Top Ten Quotes from Stalking Jack the Ripper
September 3rd – My August Reading Re-Cap!
September 4th – Middle Grade Author Nancy J. Cavanaugh Talks About the Process of Writing Her Latest Book – Elsie Mae Has Something to Say
September 11th – Exclusive Interview with Debut Sci-Fi Author Scott Reintgen, Author of Nyxia
September 16th – The Lunar Chronicles (Books #1-#3) by Marissa Meyer – Book Review! (Cayli)
September 18th – ARC Review: This Darkness Mine by Mindy McGinnis
September 25th – E-ARC Review: Submerge by Tobie Easton
Have you read any of these books? What did you think?
Comment below, or find me in one of my social media pages, and let’s chat!
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Hi guys! So my first month of school has just gone by! Whoo, what a ride! Currently, I’m on a 5-day break for Labor Day, so as I write this, I’m trying to get some needed rest and relaxation (and productivity). Junior year is definitely becoming really stressful right now, so I’m going to be reading and blogging less. Actually, even though the blog stats have decreased a bit lately, the two-posts-a-week schedule works so great for me so I’m not too stressed to make so many posts a month. Because I’m reading less, there will be less books on my reading re-cap, but I am going to include my posts from throughout the month in case you missed it! Hope you enjoy!
Nyxia by Scott Reintgen
Submerge by Tobie Easton
Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me by Carrie Ann DiRisio
This Darkness Mine by Mindy McGinnis
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Hi guys! July has been a crazy but amazing month for me. I finished my Goodreads challenge of 52 books (yay me!) with Tash Hearts Tolstoy, so now I don’t have to worry about being behind on my challenge! I know I didn’t get much reading done this month since I was gone for a week to engineering camp (which was such an amazing experience) and a small vacation in the mountains afterwards, but I’m back! School has just started for me, so I’ll be less active here due to me prioritizing school work and school-related activities, but I’ll still do my best to post for you! Here’s what I read in July, and I hope you enjoy!
The Fever Code by James Dashner
This is How It Happened by Paula Stokes
Jaded by K. M. Robinson
Lucky Few by Kathryn Ormsbee
The Government by Peter Gulgowski
Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee
So I’ve only read 6 books this month, and no 5 star books sadly. Hopefully August gives me a few new favorites like June did!
What have you read in July? Have you read any of these books? Comment below, and let’s chat!
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Hi guys! June has been a wonderful month full of reading, and I managed to get 14 books! I’m so surprised that I read this much! It’s a new record! Now, I’m going to try to do a new bit on the blog, which are re-caps (or wrap-ups as some people call them). I just like the name “Reading Re-Cap” so that’s what I’m calling them. I’m going to organize each of the books I read over the past month by star ratings along with a synopsis and a mini-paragraph of my feelings! Hope you enjoy my first ever re-cap!
Note: The lowest rating I’ll give to a book I finished is a 2-star. That just means that it’s “decent” enough for me to survive the entire thing. I only reserve 1-stars for DNF’s that I just do not like and recommend at all. 5-stars are new favorites, and 4-stars are really enjoyable books. 3-stars are pretty average or neutral.
NEWS UPDATE: I’m going to be moving over to posting two times a week on Mondays and Fridays, which will switch between reviews, interviews, guest posts, and discussions. I’m planning on doing a monthly reading re-cap the first Sunday of the month, with a monthly discussion sometime during the month. Cayli and Kelsey will post whenever they can, and please look out for their posts, too!
Mother Teresa of Calcutta: A Personal Portrait, by Fr. Leo Maasburg (Abridged)
Starswept by Mary Fan
The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
14 Hollow Road by Jenn Bishop
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