June 2021 Monthly Wrap-Up

Hello Lovely Readers!

Here is another monthly wrap-up! I say this every time but each month goes by so quickly.

June was filled with family visits and a lot of birthdays, which included my daughter’s 5th birthday! There hasn’t been anything else going on besides my husband doing summer school and he will be done this week so July is dedicated to family time before school starts once again in August.

My reading for the month was pretty consistent with other months from this year. I’ve been taking breaks every now and again from reading which helps to stay out of slumps. I have 8 arcs left since I did get more but I’m still knocking them out!

I’ve been playing videogames like usual too. Mostly it’s been World of Warcraft but also Mario Kart every now and then. It’s fun to play with my daughter and I’m glad we decided to get a Nintendo switch for her birthday. One day we will get Animal Crossing, haha.

We did watch Luca and Raya and the Last Dragon as a family. I think I liked Raya more but they aren’t in my top ten favorite Disney movies. I’d most likely give them a 3.8/5 stars.

That’s about it! Time to get on with the all of the bookstuff.

This month I managed to read 22 books, 1 manga, and listened to 4 audiobooks.

27 books in total!

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My favorite book of the month was The Last Words We Said by Leah Scheier. It was so good! It had me crying but it was worth it.

My least favorite was A Spot of Trouble by Teri Wilson. It was just not my cup of tea and had too much petty drama that was meant to be funny.

  • The Last Words We Said by Leah Scheier (arc)
  • Fae Pursuit (Tangled Fae #4) by Sarah K.L. Wilson 
  • Fae Conqueror (Tangled Fae #5) by Sarah K.L. Wilson 
  • The Splendor by Breeana Shields (arc)
  • The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien (audiobook)
  • For the Wolf by Hannah Whitten
  • Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala
  • Those Not-So-Sweet Boys Vol. 2 by Yoko Nogiri (manga)
  • Could You Escape the Paris Catacombs? by Matt Doeden
  • The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina by Zoraida Córdova (arc)
  • Made in Korea by Sarah Suk (audiobook)
  • The Cruelest Mercy (The Kinder Poison #2) by Natalie Mae
  • Vespertine by Margaret Rogerson (arc)
  • Edgewood by Kristen Ciccarelli (arc)
  • The Royals Next Door by Karina Halle (arc)
  • Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim (arc) 
  • Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead (audiobook)
  • Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean
  • She Who Rides the Storm by Caitlin Sangster (arc)
  • You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao (arc) (2.5 stars)
  • Vampires, Hearts, & Other Dead Things by Margie Fuston (arc)
  • The List of Unspeakable Fears by J. Kasper Kramer (arc)
  • Frostbite (Vampire Academy #2) by Richelle Mead (audiobook)
  • The Donut Trap by Julie Tieu (arc)
  • Bright Ruined Things by Samantha Cohoe (arc)
  • Within These Wicked Walls by Lauren Blackwood (arc)
  • A Spot of Trouble by Teri Wilson (arc) (1.5 stars)

None This Month

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-Joanna TheGeekishBrunette (1)

May 2021 Monthly Wrap-Up

Hello Lovely Readers!

Here is another monthly wrap-up! I say this every time but each month goes by so quickly.

Nothing much has been going on besides being busy with errands here and there. Our new car is finally finished and we have our official license plate! It’s been a hot mess to deal with. Besides that, my mom had surgery and is doing well now. They are still working out her medication but at least she is up and moving and the pain has been better. I wish it was easier to visit my family but a 12 hour drive and a husband working third shift isn’t a great mix for a trip. Hopefully with him finishing school next year it will be a lot easier when he has a better job.

I have seen a lot of my husband’s family recently and it helps to see some family even if it isn’t my siblings and parents. My daughter has loved it! We hung out with my mother-in-laws chickens and my daughter had fun chasing them back to their coop when they would get on the porch, lol. I’ll have to get photos next time I’m there.

I am still playing World of Warcraft and a friend of ours has come back since he has more free time now. We’ve known him for like 5 years now and it’s nice to have him on Facebook so we always see what he is up to even if he isn’t playing.

Reading was really good and I managed to get through quite a lot of arcs and have read more than I have in the last couple of months. No complaints here!

This month I managed to read 24 books and listened to 7 audiobooks.

31 books in total!

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My favorite book of the month was The Box in the Woods (Truly Devious #4) by Maureen Johnson! I’m so glad she wrote another book with these characters because I love them so much!

My least favorite was the book I dnfed. It was just rather boring and I couldn’t get into it no matter how hard I tried.

  • Fae Captive (Tangled Fae #2) by Sarah K.L. Wilson
  • Fae Nightmare (Tangled Fae #3) by Sarah K.L. Wilson 
  • The Burning God (The Poppy War #3) by R.F. Kuang
  • The Box in the Woods (Truly Devious #4) by Maureen Johnson (arc) 
  • Isn’t It Bromantic? (Bromance Book Club #4) by Lyssa Kay Adams (arc)
  • Sunny Song Will Never Be Famous by Suzanne Park (arc)
  • The Forest of Stolen Girls by June Hur
  • Broken Web (Shamanborn #2) by Lori M. Lee (arc)
  • The Road Trip by Beth O’Leary (arc)
  • Beastly Bones (Jackaby #2) by William Ritter (audiobook) 
  • Battle Royal by Lucky Parker (arc)
  • The Dire King (Jackaby #4) by William Ritter (audiobook)
  • Luck of the Titanic by Stacy Lee (arc)
  • Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones (audiobook) 
  • Tell Me When You Feel Something by Vicki Grant (arc)
  • Red Wolf by Rachel Vincent (arc) 
  • Sisters of the Snake by Sasha Nanua & Sarena Nanua (arc) 3.5 stars
  • Incendiary (Hollow Crown #1) by Zoraida Córdova (audiobook) 3.5 stars
  • Forest of Souls (Shamanborn #1) by Lori M. Lee (reread)
  • Daughter of Sparta by Claire M. Andrews (arc) 
  • Redemptor (Raybearer #2) by Jordan Ifueko (arc)
  • Shipped by Meredith Tate
  • Jackaby (Jackaby #1) by William Ritter (audiobook) 3.5 stars
  • Illusionary (Hollow Crown #2) by Zoraida Córdova
  • Forestborn by Elayne Audrey Becker (arc)
  • Ghostly Echoes (Jackaby #3) by William Ritter (audiobook)
  • The Tragedy of Dane Riley by Kat Spears (arc)
  • Castle in the Air (Howl’s Moving Castle #2) by Diana Wynne Jones (audiobook)
  • You Deserve Each Other by Sarah Hogle 
  • The Endless Skies by Shannon Price (arc)
  • Twice Shy by Sarah Hogle
  • The Emperor’s Blade by Brian Staveley
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February 2021 Monthly Wrap-Up

Hello Lovely Readers!

February was mediocre at best when it came to reading.

This month I’ve been struggling with reading. Not sure why but it could be stress or just enjoying World of Warcraft. Who knows, haha.

I still read a fair share but not as much as usual.

My husband and I also bought a car so that’s exciting! Still getting everything done with it but it hasn’t been too bad.

Other than that, February has been pretty laid back and chill.

This month I managed to read 10 books, 6 mangas and listened to 5 audiobooks.

21 books in total!

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My favorite book of the month was my reread of Night Spinner by Addie Thorley. It was still as good as the first time.

My least favorite was most likely Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard.

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5 Stars:

  • Vampire Kisses: Blood Relatives Vol. 3 by Ellen Schreiber (manga)
  • Night Spinner by Addie Thorley (audiobook)

4 Stars:

  • Inuyasha Vol. 3 VizBig Edition by Rumiko Takahashi (manga)
  • The Descent of the Drowned by Ana Lal Din (ebook/arc)
  • Just the Two of Us #2 by Ryu Hyang (ebook/arc)
  • The Way Past Winter by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
  • Sky Breaker (Night Spinner #2) by Addie Thorley (arc)
  • Inuyasha Vol. 4 VizBig Edition by Rumiko Takahashi (manga)
  • Those Not-So-Sweet Boys Vol. 1 by Yoko Nogiri (manga/arc)
  • Haru’s Curse Vol. 1-2 by Asuka Konishi (manga/arc)
  • Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto (arc/ebook)

3 Stars:

  • A Pho Love Story by Loan Le (ebook)
  • The Inventor’s Secret by Andrea Cremer (audiobook)
  • Red Tigress (Blood Heir #2) by Amelie Wen Zhao (arc/ebook)
  • Pudge and Prejudice by A.K. Pittman (ebook/arc)
  • A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas (ebook)
  • Mercurial by Naomi Hughes (ebook/arc)

2 Stars:

  • Mockingjay (Hunger Games #3) by Suzanne Collins (audiobook)
  • Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard (audiobook)
  • Nightshade by Andrea Cremer (audiobook)
  • Undaunted by Ronnie Douglas

1 Star:

  • The Desolations of Devil’s Acre by Ransom Riggs (ebook)

DNF:

  • Seafire by Natalie C. Parker
  • The Conjuerer’s Riddle by Andrea Cremer
  • The Wide Starlight by Nicole Lesperance

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January 2021 Monthly Wrap-up

Hello Lovely Readers!

January was a really good month for me. Maybe because it was my birthday month, haha.

I have managed to keep my arcs under 15 which is awesome and makes me feel less stressed about it.

I also managed to read a lot of my own books that I own. I am pretty pleased.

This month I managed to read 23 books, 16 mangas and listened to 10 audiobooks.

49 books in total!

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My favorite book of the month was Beneath the Haunting Sea by Joanna Ruth Meyer. It was still as good as the first time!

My least favorite was A Man by Keiichiro Hirano. It was my only DNF and I just couldn’t get into it.

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5 Stars:

  • Beneath the Haunting Sea by Joanna Ruth Meyer (audiobook/reread)
  • Good Girl, Bad Blood (A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder #2) by Holly Jackson
  • I Want to Eat Your Pancreas by Yoru Sumino (manga)
  • Dawn of the Arcana Vol. 6 by Rei Toma (manga)
  • Dawn of the Arcana Vol. 7 by Rei Toma (manga)
  • Dawn of the Arcana Vol. 8 by Rei Toma (manga)
  • Dawn of the Arcana Vol. 9 by Rei Toma (manga)
  • Dawn of the Arcana Vol. 10 by Rei Toma (manga)
  • Dawn of the Arcana Vol. 11 by Rei Toma (manga)
  • Dawn of the Arcana Vol. 12 by Rei Toma (manga)
  • Dawn of the Arcana Vol. 13 by Rei Toma (manga)

4 Stars:

  • The Falconer by Elizabeth May
  • Traitor to the Throne (Rebel of the Sands #2) by Alwyn Hamilton (audiobook)
  • Matilda by Roald Dahl (audiobook)
  • Vampire Kisses: Blood Relative Vol. 1 by Ellen Schreiber (manga)
  • Vampire Kisses: Blood Relative Vol. 2 by Ellen Schreiber (manga)
  • Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway
  • Dawn of the Arcana Vol. 4 by Rei Toma (manga)
  • Dawn of the Arcana Vol. 5 by Rei Toma (manga)
  • A Sign of Affection Vol. 3 by Suu Morishita (manga)
  • Karma Moon: Ghost Hunter by Melissa Savage (arc)
  • Fadeaway by E.B. Vickers (arc)
  • Inuyasha Vol. 2 by Rumiko Takahashi (manga)
  • Small Favors by Erin A. Craig (arc)
  • The Vanishing Throne (The Falconer #2) by Elizabeth May
  • All the Murmuring Bones by A.G. Slatter (arc)

3 Stars:

  • New Year’s Kiss by Lee Matthews
  • Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton (audiobook)
  • Playing Cupid by S.C. Alban (arc)
  • Only When It’s Us by Chloe Liese
  • Hero at the Fall (Rebel of the Sands #3) by Alwyn Hamilton (audiobook)
  • Idol Dreams Vol. 6 by Arina Tanemura (manga)
  • Where It All Lands by Jennie Wexler (arc)
  • To Sir, With Love by Lauren Layne (arc)
  • The World Between Blinks by Ryan Graudin and Amie Kaufman
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (audiobook)
  • Always Only You (Bergman Brothers #2) by Chloe Liese
  • What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson (arc)
  • Ever After Always (Bergman Brothers #3) by Chloe Liese
  • The In-Between by Rebecca Ansari
  • Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2) by Suzanne Collins (audiobook)
  • A Quiet Kind of Thunder by Sara Barnard

2 Stars:

  • Broken Things by Lauren Oliver (audiobook)
  • Nightfall (The Vampire Diaries: The Return #1) by L.J. Smith (audiobook)
  • The Bookshop of Second Chances by Jackie Fraser (arc)
  • August and Everything After by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski
  • Pastel Pink by Nikki Minty (arc)
  • A Man Called Trent by Louis L’Amour (audiobook)
  • The Narrows by Travis M. Riddle

DNF:

  • A Man by Keiichiro Hirano

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November 2020 Monthly Wrap-up

Hello Lovely Readers!

Here we are again, another month gone.

This month was filled with videogames and not reading as much each day. I’ve been not pushing myself as hard but I am okay with that.

This month I managed to read 13 books and 5 mangas and listened to 5 audiobooks.

23 books in total!

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My favorite book of the month was Glimpsed by G.F. Miller. It was super cute and such a unique plot!

My least favorite was The Pearl in the Darkness by Santana Saunders. It just wasn’t for me.

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5 Stars:

  • Glimpsed by G.F. Miller (arc/ebook)
  • Swarm Magic (Empire of War & Wings #4) by Sarah K.L. Wilson (arc/ebook)
  • The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling by Wai Chim (arc/book)

4 Stars:

  • Last Breath (The Morganville Vampires #11) by Rachel Caine (audiobook)
  • Black Dawn (The Morganville Vampires #12) by Rachel Caine (audiobook)
  • Bitter Blood (The Morganville Vampires #13) by Rachel Caine (audiobook)
  • Idol Dreams Vol. 1 by Arina Tanemura (manga/ebook)
  • Crown of Bones by A.K. Wilder (arc/book)
  • Idol Dreams Vol. 2 by Arina Tanemura (manga/ebook)
  • Idol Dreams Vol. 3 by Arina Tanemura (manga/ebook)
  • Idol Dreams Vol. 4 by Arina Tanemura (manga/ebook)
  • Return of the Thief (The Queen’s Thief #6) by Megan Whalen Turner (audiobook)

3 Stars:

  • Bite Club (The Morganville Vampires #10) by Rachel Caine (audiobook)
  • Daughter of the Serpentine (Dragoneer Academy #2) by E.E. Knight (ebook/arc)
  • Any Boy But You by Julie Hammerle (ebook)
  • Among the Beasts & Briars by Ashley Poston (ebook)
  • K-pop Confidential by Stephan Lee (ebook)
  • Hana-Kimi Vol. 1 by Hisaya Nakajo (manga/ebook)
  • Enjoy the View (Moose Springs, Alaska #3) by Sarah Morgenthaler (arc/ebook)

2 Stars:

  • All I Want for Christmas by Wendy Loggia (ebook)
  • The Pearl in the Darkness by Santana Saunders (arc/ebook)

DNF:

  • Graceling by Kristin Cashore
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October 2020 Monthly Wrap-up

Hello Lovely Readers!

Here we are again, another month gone.

This month I did a good amount of reading. I am well on my way to reach 400 books read. That does include mangas but reading is reading!

So, my numbers were literally the same as September, haha. Yay for consistency!

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

23 books in total!

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My favorite book of the month was A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes #2) by Sabaa Tahir! It was just as good as the first time I read it!

My least favorite was The Flipside of Perfect by Liz Reinhardt. It just wasn’t for me.

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5 Stars:

  • A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes #2) by Sabaa Tahir (audiobook)
  • Waiting for Spring Vol. 8 by Anashin (manga)
  • Waiting for Spring Vol. 9 by Anashin (manga)

4 Stars:

  • Capsized: The Forgotten Story of the SS Eastland Disaster by Patricia Sutton (ebook)
  • Ghost Town (The Morganville Vampires #9) by Rachel Caine (audiobook)
  • Scritch Scratch by Lindsay Currie (ebook)
  • Kisses and Croissants by Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau (ebook/arc)
  • Wing Magic (Empire of War and Wings #3) by Sarah K.L. Wilson (ebook/arc)
  • Skyhunter by Marie Liu (ebook)
  • A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik (ebook)

3 Stars:

  • Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles (audiobook/reread)
  • The Companion by Katie Alender (ebook)
  • The Return by Nicholas Sparks (ebook)
  • Next Stop Love by Rachel Stockbridge (ebook/arc)
  • Love in Lockdown by Chloe James (ebook/arc)
  • The Key to Fear by Kristin Cast (audiobook/arc)
  • Sing Me Forgotten by Jessica S. Olson (ebook/arc)

2 Stars:

  • The Twelve Dates of Christmas by Jenny Bayliss (ebook)
  • The Project by Courtney Summers (ebook/arc)
  • Sheets by Brenna Thummler (ebook/graphic novel)
  • Muse by Brittany Cavallaro (ebook/arc)
  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (book)
  • The Flipside of Perfect by Liz Reinhardt (ebook/arc)

DNF:

  • All Stirred Up by Brianne Moore (ebook)
  • Cinders and Sparrows by Stefan Bachmann (ebook)
  • Slingshot by Mercedes Helnwein (arc/ebook)
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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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July 2020 Wrap-up

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Hello Lovely Readers!

Oh July. You were something, haha.

Less books than last month but it’s fine. I’m just doing me and bascially that means a ton of audiobooks and that’s okay. I’m still reading so that’s all that matters!

This month I managed to read 10 books and 2 mangas and listened to 12 books, .

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My favorite is my only 5 star which was Brother’s Keeper by Julie Lee. It’s a heartbreaking read but one that is very important.

My least favorite was Shadows Rising by Madeleine Roux. There were some decent parts but it was really one big letdown.

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5 Stars:

  • Brother’s Keeper by Julie Lee

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4 Stars:

  • The Bard’s Blade by Brian D. Anderson
  • Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes
  • Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes
  • Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko
  • A Wolf for a Spell by Karah Sutton
  • Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes
  • Heart Sister by Michael F. Stewart
  • A Dance with Fate by Juliet Marillier
  • Frozen Tides by Morgan Rhodes

3 Stars:

  • A Chorus of Fire by Brian D. Anderson
  • Goddess in the Machine by Lora Beth Johnson
  • Shine by Jessica Jung
  • Splinters of Scarlet by Emily Bain Murphy
  • The Switch by Beth O’Leary
  • Blood of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Crystal Storm by Morgan Rhodes

2 Stars:

  • The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
  • Til We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
  • Rogue Princess by B.R. Myers
  • 500 Miles from You by Jenny Colgan
  • Shadows Rising by Madeleine Roux

Manga / Comics:

  • Yona of the Dawn Vol. 25 by Mizuho Kusanagi
  • A Sign of Affection Vol. 1 by Suu Morishita

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June 2020 Wrap-up

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Hello Lovely Readers!

June has been a very mentally tolling month. I have cut back on social media and it has impacted my reading as well. I still read a decent amount but I have definitely been playing video games a lot more.

I did get to visit my husband’s family and yesterday I celebrated my daughter’s 4th birthday. Although 2020 hasn’t been the best, I’m glad I have family.❤

This month I managed to read 28 books and 7 graphic novel.

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My favorite read was Into the Heartless Wood by Joanna Ruth Meyer! It was emotional and had the right amount of spooky vibes!

My least favorite was The Orphan of Cemetery Hill by Hester Fox. As an author I enjoy it was just very disappointing compared to her other books.

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5 Stars:

  • Far from Normal by Becky Wallace
  • Into the Heartless Wood by Joanna Ruth Meyer

4 Stars:

  • The Mask of Aribella by Anna Hoghton
  • Bellarose by Carla Reighard
  • The Story Hunter by Lindsay A. Franklin
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  • Thomas Wildus and the Book of Sorrows by J.M. Bergen
  • The Garden of Promises and Lies by Paula Brackston
  • The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan
  • A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown
  • The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

3 Stars:

  • Battle Born by Amie Kaufman
  • The Sisters of Straygarden by Hayley Chewins
  • Now & When by Sara Wealer Bennett
  • Fractured Tide by Leslie Lutz
  • The A.I. Who Loved Me by Alyssa Cole
  • Secrets of the Chocolate House by Paula Brackston
  • The Little Shop of Found Things by Paula Brackston
  • The Bookshop on the Shore by Jenny Colgan
  • The Storyteller’s Daughter by Victoria McCombs
  • The Silver Chair by C.S Lewis

2 Stars:

  • All this Time by Rachael Lippincott
  • Fable by Adrienne Young
  • The Orphan of Cemetery Hill by Hester Fox
  • One in a Million by Lindsey Kelk
  • The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordin
  • The Vampire Debt by Ali Winters

Manga / Comics:

  • Naruto Vol. 16-20 by Masashi Kishimoto
  • Prince Freya Vol. 2 by Keiko Ishihara
  • Love Me, Love Me Not Vol. 3 by Io Sakisaka

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May 2020 Wrap-Up

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Hello Lovely Readers!

Let’s just forget the month of May because it was just too much.

I did reach my goal of 500 followers though. Thank you so much for those who have followed me. I really appreciate it. ❤

This month I managed to read 34 books and 23 graphic novel.

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My favorite read was either Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff or The Kinder Poison by Natalie Mae.

My least favorite was Twin Daggers by MarcyKate Connolly. 

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5 Stars:

  • Love Bites by Ellen Schreiber
  • Royal Blood by Ellen Schreiber
  • Cryptic Cravings by Ellen Schreiber
  • Aurora Burning by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
  • The Kinder Poison by Natalie Mae
  • Immortal Hearts by Ellen Schreiber
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  • A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

4 Stars:

  • The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthaler
  • The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
  • Sisters of Sword and Song by Rebecca Ross
  • Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
  • The Marriage Game by Sara Desai
  • Mexican Gothic by Silvia Garcia-Moreno
  • Scorch Dragons by Amie Kaufman
  • Forged in Fire and Stars by Andrea Robertson
  • Come Find Me by Megan Miranda
  • Hunted by the Sky by Tanaz Bhathena
  • Not Your #LoveStory by Sonia Hartl
  • Piper by Jay Asher

3 Stars:

  • Greythorne by Crystal Smith
  • Winter, White and Wicked by Shannon Dittemore
  • The Crowns of Croswald by D.E. Night
  • Love’s Mountain Quest by Misty M. Beller
  • Poison’s Kiss by Breeana Shields
  • Becoming the Dark Prince by Kerri Maniscalco
  • Poison’s Cage (Poison’s Kiss #2) by Breeana Shields
  • Set the Stars Alight by Amanda Dykes

2 Stars:

  • Seven Endless Forests by April Genevieve Tucholke
  • The Court of Miracles by Kester Grant
  • The Kingdom of Liars by Nick Martell
  • We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
  • Twin Daggers by MarcyKate Connolly
  • The Boy, the Wolf, and the Stars by Shivaun Plozza

Manga / Comics:

  • Naruto Vol. 1-10 by Masashi Kishimoto
  • Waiting for Spring Vol. 7 by Anashin
  • Waiting for Spring Vol. 6 by Anashin
  • Bleach Vol. 1 by Tite Kubo
  • The Devil Does Exist Vol. 1 by Mitsuba Takanashi
  • Beauty and the Beast Cinestory Comic by Walt Disney Company
  • Yona of the Dawn Vol. 24 by Mizuho Kusanagi
  • Naruto Vol. 11-15 by Masashi Kishimoto
  • The Lost Carnival by Michael Moreci
  • The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel by Fred Fordham

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How many books did you read in May? What was your favorite read? Let me know in the comments!

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-Joanna TheGeekishBrunette (1)