November Wrap Up

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I’m at the point where I’m just hoping the new year will re-motivate me for blogging and reading. I mean look at me! Posting my wrap-up on the 11th! I never wait this long! I just don’t feel like doing anything and it’s awful! I’ve been complaining about this slump since August and here I am….December and still complaining. This wrap up doesn’t even feel like a wrap up because I just haven’t really done as much as I normally do! Oh well, I’ve tried not to be too hard on myself for it because I could use a break but if I can still post sometimes and do a small break I feel it’ll help.

Hopefully 2019 will get me my groove back!

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June Wrap-Up

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I didn’t get quite as much reading done as I would have liked but I was happy with the books I did get to, they were all fantastic! However, July has me stuck with a TON of reading to catch up on now. I may or may not be crushed to death by my TBR pile, if you all don’t hear from me that’s probably what happened! Still, I’m looking forward to another great reading month this July, hopefully you all will as well!

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February Wrap-Up

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I feel like February was kind of an average month for me as far as things go, I didn’t accomplish all that I’d hoped to but I kind of got bogged down reading “The Heart Forger” because the pacing is a bit slow.

I got a few books read and a few posts done but I’m hoping to crack down here in March and get MORE done since I have quite a few books that need to start getting read!

I also decided to start featuring some of my Bookstagram pictures in my monthly wrap-ups, as I had a few of you say you don’t have Instagram but would like to see some of my photos!

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December Wrap-Up

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I had a pretty great blogging month in December, I’m proud of myself! I’ve started scheduling and pre-planning posts ahead of time and opening up more time for me to read so I’ve been finishing more books as well. Hopefully I can stick to doing things this way as I find it to be a lot more satisfying!

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Books Read This Month: 13

Dear Martin by Nic StoneMs. Marvel, Vol. 1 by G. Willow WilsonBetween the Blade and the Heart by Amanda HockingThe Wicker King by K. AncrumSaga, Vol. 7 by Brian K. VaughanThere's Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie PerkinsA Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. ColePaper Girls, Vol. 2 by Brian K. VaughanPaper Girls, Vol. 3 by Brian K. VaughanFinal Girls by Riley SagerThe Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 5 by Kieron GillenThe Queen's Rising by Rebecca   Ross

I read a mix of books this month some were great, some were “meh”, and some I really didn’t enjoy. I loved “Dear Martin”, “Between the Blade and the Heart”, “A Conspiracy of Stars”, and of course “Paper Girls” and “Saga”. While I thought “Ms. Marvel” and “The Queen’s Rising” were okay but kind of meh. And I REALLY didn’t enjoy “The Wicker King”, “There’s Someone Inside Your House” and “Final Girls”. However, there were more good than bad so that’s always a great thing!

I also actually stuck 100% to my planned monthly TBR, which is kind of a first!


Reviews Finished This Month:

The Devils You Know by M.C. Atwood

No Saints in Kansas by Amy Brashear

This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada

An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson

Between the Blade and the Heart by Amanda Hocking


Tags & Memes Done This Month:

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Settings I’d Love To Visit

12 Days of Christmas Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books of 2017

Christmas Song Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Hope Santa Brings

Top Ten Tuesday: 2018 Releases I’m Looking Forward To


Other Posts Done This Month:

Down The TBR Hole #7

November Wrap-Up

December TBR

Down The TBR Hole #8

Favorite Book Covers of 2017

Down The TBR Hole #9

20+ Books! Black Friday/November Book Haul

Down The TBR Hole #10

All My Favorites Books of 2017!

Down The TBR Hole #11

Least Favorite Books of 2017

2017 End of the Year Survey


Currently Reading:

Honor Among Thieves (The Honors, #1)Heart of Iron

So right now I have like 30 pages left of “Honor Among Thieves” so I’ll be finishing quick here, but I’m kind of underwhelmed by it which is a shame because it sounded great. Then I’ll be moving on to “Heart of Iron” which is another sci-fi and hopefully more enjoyable.

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How was your reading and blogging month this December?

What were your best or worst reads?

What are you currently reading?

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

Let me know in the comments!

The Sassy

November Wrap-Up

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November was a pretty decent month for me concerning both reading and blogging, at least I haven’t burned myself out yet! I actually got through quite a few books too which I was pretty proud of myself for.

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Books Read This Month: 12

Shutter by Courtney AlamedaGray Wolf Island by Tracey NeithercottThe Empress by S.J. KincaidThe Devils You Know by M.C. AtwoodMonstress, Vol. 2 by Marjorie M. LiuDown Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuireAn Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret  RogersonThis Mortal Coil by Emily SuvadaSaga, Vol. 3 by Brian K. VaughanSaga, Vol. 4 by Brian K. VaughanSaga, Vol. 5 by Brian K. VaughanSaga, Vol. 6 by Brian K. Vaughan

I actually read more books than graphic novels too which is also pretty good for me when I have a good reading month. I actually enjoyed pretty much all of these too the only one I didn’t really like was “The Devils You Know” which was very meh and just not very good at all. I’d have to say my favorite reads of the month were “Monstress: The Blood” and “The Empress” because they blew me away completely, they were that good!


Reviews Finished This Month:

(See? This is what happens when I read more than I review/post…)

Shutter by Courtney Alameda

Gray Wolf Island by Tracey Neithercott

The Empress (The Diabolic #2) by S.J. Kincaid


Tags & Memes Done This Month:

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Like My Future Children To Read

The Thanksgiving Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday: Great Reads That I’m Thankful For

Top Ten Tuesday: A Winter TBR

The Ruler of Books Tag


Other Posts Done This Month:

October Wrap-Up

November New Releases

Down The TBR Hole #4

What Makes me DNF A Book?

Fantastic Book Settings And Where To Find Them: Part 1

Down The TBR Hole #5

Fall Book Haul

My Votes Are In! 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards

Down The TBR Hole #6

5 Star TBR Predictions

Discussion Post: Juggling Blogging & Reading


What I’m Currently Reading:

Dear Martin

So far it’s just as amazing as everyone has been saying it is. Once I get some free time I know I’ll fly through the last half.

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How was your reading and blogging month this November?

What were your best or worst reads?

What are you currently reading?

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

Let me know in the comments!

The Sassy

 

October Wrap-Up

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So October was a fantastic month all around for my blog and the reading wasn’t too terrible either! This was the best month for my blog as far as stats go and I think it has to do with the fact that Halloween is my favorite holiday so I did A LOT of posting, it felt rewarding! I’m really hoping to keep the ball rolling into November as well but I’ve got a TON of books to start cramming in before the end of the year now.

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Books Read This Month: 4

The Hanging Girl by Eileen CookThe Tiger’s Daughter by K. Arsenault RiveraMary by Hillary MonahanThis Darkness Mine by Mindy McGinnis

I was pretty happy with the books I read this month with the only disappointing one being “This Darkness Mine” which I had a lot of personal issues with. The other 3 were fantastic though and I’d recommend all of them!


Reviews Finished This Month:

The Hanging Girl by Eileen Cook

The Tiger’s Daughter by K. Arsenault Rivera

Mary: The Summoning by Hillary Monahan

This Darkness Mine by Mindy McGinnis


Tags & Memes Done This Month:

Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Boyfriends/Girlfriends

Spooky Scary Book Tag

Spooky Halloween Tag (Non-Bookish)

Top Ten Tuesday: Unique Book Titles

Trick or Treat Round The Block Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday (Halloween Edition): Horror Books on my TBR!


Other Posts Done This Month:

September Wrap-Up

October Halloween Read-A-Thon TBR

October Releases I’m Excited For!

Halloween Horror Recommendations

(Over Due) Huge Book Haul!

Halloween Non-Horror Recommendations

Creepy Book Covers: Part 2

Down The TBR Hole #1

Down The TBR Hole #2

Down The TBR Hole #3


What I’m Currently Reading:

Shutter

I remnant of my failed Halloween read-a-thon but it’s a pretty good read so far. I have so many ARCs I still need to read through though. I’m a mess.

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How was your reading and blogging month this October?

What were your best or worst reads?

What are you currently reading?

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

Let me know in the comments!

The Sassy

August Wrap-Up

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Hello everyone!

Sorry I have been absent pretty much all month so far just a bit of a life update for you guys: I haven’t had the best family or health news these past few weeks so I’ve been trying to handle all of it. I’m fine but just not having a good time of it, I’ve been trying to get my reading and blogging done so please bear with me!

August was a pretty fantastic month for me though as far as reading and blogging go, I did up a ton of posts and got quite a few books on my TBR read! I was supposed to finish and review both “Girls Made of Snow and Glass” and “Black Bird of the Gallows” which didn’t happen due to my personal problems but I am going to try and push through them here soon.

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Books Read This Month: 8

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi LeeMonstress, Vol. 1 by Marjorie M. LiuZero Repeat Forever by Gabrielle PrendergastMask of Shadows by Linsey MillerAsylum by Madeleine RouxAlex + Ada, Vol. 3 by Jonathan LunaAlex + Ada, Vol. 2 by Jonathan LunaBitch Planet, Vol. 1 by Kelly Sue DeConnick

I had an okay reading month this August, I have to say my three favorite reads would have to be “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue”, “Monstress Volume 1”, and “Mask of Shadows”. Other than those my books were average to mediocre.


Reviews Finished This Month:

Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

Zero Repeat Forever by Gabrielle Prendergast

Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller


Tags & Memes Done This Month:

The New York Times By The Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Recs For People Who Love Fast Pacing

Top Ten Tuesday: Required Reading for SFF Lovers

Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems in Fantasy

The Leonardo DiCaprio Book Tag


Other Posts Done This Month:

July Wrap-Up

August TBR

Discussion Post Collab: Handling Blog Comments

August Releases I’m Excited For!

Book Recommendations: Retellings

Books With Romances I Actually Enjoyed

Disappointing Books In Disguise: Part 1

Backlist Books I Need To Read

How To Beat The Dreaded Reading Slump!

A Few Favorite Book Quotes: Part 1


What I’m Currently Reading:

Girls Made of Snow and Glass

I’m actually enjoying this one quite a bit but the pacing is really off so it feels like I’m taking forever to finish it.

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How was your reading and blogging month this August?

What were your best or worst reads?

What are you currently reading?

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

Let me know in the comments!

The Sassy