April Wrap-Up

Top Ten Tuesday(54)

So this month was pretty great for me as far as both reading and posting! I’ve finally caught up with many old comments and posts since having a slump at the end of March, so I’m happy to be back! I also had a decent month for books as well I read 4 even though the average has been 5 for me per month I still read some great books!

I’m definitely looking forward to May because it’s going to be an AMAZING month for releases, I think I’ll be doing up a post about those this week too so keep an eye out!

my page divider

Books Read This Month: 4

The Roanoke Girls by Amy EngelLiving Dead Girl by Elizabeth ScottTiger Lily by Jodi Lynn AndersonRed Rising by Pierce Brown

The only book I really disliked out of the ones I read this month was “The Roanoke Girls” which I just found to be very disappointing. However, the rest of these books were really great! I still have to collect my thoughts on “Living Dead Girl” since it’s a very short book and one that’s also pretty disturbing. I also don’t know how in the world I am going to write a review for the AMAZING “Red Rising” yet either!

Reviews Finished This Month

The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Tags & Memes Done This Month

The Makeup Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Unique Books I’ve Read

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Turn Offs

Other Posts Done This Month

Not All Fun & Games: The Pressures of Book Blogging

March Wrap-Up

Discussion Post: Unwanted Review Requests

Book Recs: YA Standalones

What I’m Currently Reading:

An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)

So far this book is VERY good, I thought it was going to be another cookie-cutter YA Fantasy book but it’s actually pretty unique and I’m loving it!

Also as soon as I’m finished I’m going to start my ARC of “The Seafarer’s Kiss” which is a retelling of The Little Mermaid with a F/F romance!

my page divider

How was your reading and blogging month this April?

What were your best or worst reads?

What are you currently reading?

What books are you excited for this coming month, May?

Let me know in the comments!

The Sassy

21 thoughts on “April Wrap-Up

  1. ashley May 1, 2017 / 11:18 am

    I’m about to start reading The DaVinci Code, I have a special illustrated edition of it that I bought at a library book sale!

    Liked by 1 person

    • thesassygeek May 4, 2017 / 11:17 am

      That’s awesome, I wasn’t aware it had an illustrated edition I’ll have to check that out since I adore that book! 🙂


      • ashley May 4, 2017 / 11:18 am

        It has amazing photos of historical objects and paintings mentioned in the book and really add context. I finished it yesterday and loved it. I watched the movie too.

        Liked by 1 person

  2. LairOfBooks May 1, 2017 / 11:46 am

    *whoop whoop* for Red Rising, always good to see a fellow howler in the blogosphere since that series (one of my faves) is highly underrated ;( so glad you enjoyed it. I’m currently reading & loving A Million Junes but I have no idea what I’m going to read next. I have a copy of Seafarer’s Kiss coming in the mail this week so I’m pretty hyped for that. Happy reading in April <3!

    Liked by 1 person

    • thesassygeek May 4, 2017 / 11:18 am

      Thank you!
      And oh my gosh fellow howler, I love it! The Howlers were one of my absolute favorite parts of that book! I still need to get my hands on the second book but when I do I will DEVOUR the rest of the series!
      I’m currently trying to speed read through Seafarer’s Kiss and so far it’s very good, hope you enjoy it! 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

      • LairOfBooks May 9, 2017 / 8:42 am

        haha! wait til you get to Morning Star, I legit got to my desk at work and immediately dialed my hubby to rave about how it all wraps up lol. I was in my feelings for days, book 3 is stil my fave in that trilogy, I actually just received Seafarer’s Kiss last night in the mail, such a pretty book! can’t wait to get to it cuz Mermaids = FAVE! hope you enjoy the rest of your current reads 😉

        Liked by 1 person

    • thesassygeek May 2, 2017 / 1:40 pm

      I would say yes! It’s really more of a blend of genres than it is strictly sci-fi really the only thing that has a sci-fi feel to it is some of the technology and the fact that it’s set on Mars. Otherwise it has more of a dystopian and even has a bit of fantasy elements as well! Hope that kind of makes sense. 😁

      Liked by 1 person

      • marieslibrary May 2, 2017 / 1:57 pm

        Yes, thanks for explaining it to me! I am definitely intrigued by this blend of genres. I am not a fan of sci-fi but if it’s not heavy, I will definitely pick it up.

        Liked by 1 person

  3. Adoptabookaus May 1, 2017 / 5:52 pm

    I bought Red Rising in March and I’m hoping to read it this month so glad you loved it! I can’t wait to see why everyone loves this book and join in with the hype XD My reading, blogging, and socials last month was so good I just did so much more and read a lot more then I have all year XD

    Liked by 1 person

    • thesassygeek May 4, 2017 / 3:57 pm

      I really hope you enjoy Red Rising it was, in my opinion, worth all of the hype! I’m glad you had a great April, I did pretty good as well so it’s always nice to get rewarded for all the hard work we put into our blogging! 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

      • Adoptabookaus May 7, 2017 / 6:01 pm

        Ee I can’t wait to pick it up I’m tempted to buy the second book so I’ll be able to dive right in after I finish the first 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

  4. Stephanie May 2, 2017 / 1:36 pm

    I’m so glad you loved Red Rising as much as I do! It’s one of my favorites! (And the rest of the trilogy is even better.)

    Liked by 1 person

    • thesassygeek May 4, 2017 / 3:58 pm

      So glad to hear the rest of the trilogy is even better! I thought Red Rising was so brilliant and I’m super pumped to read the rest! 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

      • Stephanie May 4, 2017 / 6:37 pm

        You’re so lucky to be reading them after the series is complete – the cliffhanger at the end of Golden Son is BRUTAL. But I’m excited for the sequel trilogy!

        Liked by 1 person

      • thesassygeek May 18, 2017 / 11:05 am

        I’m terrified now! But you’re right at least I can dive right into Morning Star after Golden Son! 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

  5. Lauren @ Wonderless Reviews May 8, 2017 / 10:28 pm

    Glad you had a better reading/blogging month 😀 I totally felt the same way about The Roanoke Girls. I’ve really gotta read Red Rising!!! Looking forward to seeing what you think of Living Dead Girl. It was definitely an intense read, but I think it handled everything respectfully. Especially compared to The Roanoke Girls, anyway.

    Liked by 1 person

    • thesassygeek May 18, 2017 / 12:44 pm

      Thanks Lauren! I definitely did enjoy Living Dead Girl in its way and yes I think for such dark subject matter it handled it much better than The Roanoke Girls! 🙂


  6. Pingback: May Wrap-Up |

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s