September 2020 Wrap-up

Hello Lovely Readers!

Here we are again, another month gone.

This month was still a decent month even if I felt like I slacked.

I have been playing more videogames and dealing with health things. It’s just been bleh. I did discover the game Among Us and I am addicted! Haha.

This month I managed to read 16 books and 3 mangas and listened to 4 books.

23 books in total!

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My favorite book of the month was Amelia Unabridged by Amy Schumacher! It was just a good emotional journey and I loved every second of it.

My least favorite was When Life Gives You Lemons Instead Of Lattes by Rayna York. It just was filled with not so great things…

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5 Stars:

  • Kiss of Death (The Morganville Vampires #8) by Rachel Caine (ebook)
  • Amelia Unabridged by Amy Schumacher (ebook/arc)
  • An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (audiobook)
  • A Sing of Affection Vol. 2 by Suu Morishita (manga)
  • Yona of the Dawn Vol. 26 by Mizuho Kusanagi (manga/arc)
  • Love Me, Love Me Not Vol. 5 by Io Sakisaka (manga/arc)
  • Fade Out (The Morganville Vampires #7) by Rachel Caine (audiobook)

4 Stars:

  • Sting Magic (Empire of War and Wings #2) by Sarah K.L. Wilson (ebook/arc)
  • Hive Magic (Empire of War and Wings #2) by Sarah K.L. Wilson (ebook/arc)
  • What’s Worth Keeping by Kaya McLaren (ebook/arc)
  • Those Who Prey by Jennifer Moffett (ebook/arc)
  • The Puppetmaster’s Apprentice by Lisa DeSelm (book/arc)
  • Cast in Firelight by Dana Swift (ebook/arc)

3 Stars:

  • Ten Rules for Faking It by Sophie Sullivan (ebook/arc)
  • These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong (ebook/arc)
  • The Bright and Breaking Sea by Chloe Neill (ebook/arc)
  • Kingdom of Sea and Stone (Crown of Coral and Pearl #2) by Mara Rutherford (ebook/arc)
  • Heart of Flames (Crown of Feathers #2) by Nicki Pau Preto (audiobook)
  • Magic Dark and Strange by Kelly Powell (ebook/arc)
  • One Way or Another by Kara McDowell (book/arc)

2 Stars:

  • Happy Singles Day by Ann Marie Walker (ebook/arc)

1 Star:

  • The Quantum Weirdness of the Almost-Kiss by Amy Noelle Parks (ebook/arc)
  • When Life Gives You Lemons Instead Of Lattes by Rayna York (ebook/arc)

DNF:

  • The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix (ebook)
  • Baptism of Fire (The Witcher #3) by Andrzej Sapkowski (audiobook)
  • The Other Side of the Sky by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner (ebook)
  • Loathe at First Sight by Suzanne Parks (ebook)

None of these grabbed my attention. I have considered dnfing The Witcher series before and have fully committed to it now. Life is too short to waste it on books that aren’t working for me.

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How many books did you read in September? Did you have a favorite?

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-Joanna TheGeekishBrunette (1)

14 thoughts on “September 2020 Wrap-up

  1. 23 books, looks like you had a great reading month.

    The Witcher series, I am still not sure it is working for me either. I started with the short stories and read the first of the full length novels, but I am not sure. I think I will try the second book, but if it isn’t better by then, I am not sure I will continue (I always have a hard time stopping a series).

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  2. Looks like you had quite a good reading month!
    I have an ARC of the Quantum mechanics of the almost kiss, so sad to hear you gave it 1 star 😦

    (www.evelynreads.com)

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  3. Oof, that Lemons and Lattes book sounds bad (just went on GR to read your review) 😂 What a bummer because the blurb sounded cute! Also sad to see some of the books you DNF’d as high prios on my TBR 😅 But it looks like you had a great month of reading overall with lots of 4-5 star reads! I’d never heard of Amelia Unabridged but will keep an eye out for it! Hope October is a great reading month for you!

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    1. Haha, Lemons and Lattess is just so so bad!

      I wouldn’t take my DNFs too seriously. I know that sometimes what doesn’t work for me, works for others and vice versa! I’ve seen good reviews for all of them. 🙂

      Amelia Unabridged is so amazing! Ugh, I loved it!

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