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

 

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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

September Wrap-Up

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So as it’s pretty clear here I didn’t have a very productive September which is usually the case when I try and push myself to read more books in a forceful way. I just fell into a bit of a slump with everything, I only read three books! I’m hoping October will go a little smoother for me.

Hopefully the rest of you had a great reading and blogging month!

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Books Read This Month: 3

Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa BashardoustBlack Bird of the Gallows by Meg KasselThe Hollow Girl by Hillary Monahan

Overall the books I DID manage to finish this month were enjoyable but my favorite by far was “The Hollow Girl” which was just excellent!


Reviews Finished This Month: 

Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

Black Bird of the Gallows by Meg Kassel

The Hollow Girl by Hillary Monahan


Tags & Memes Done This Month:

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Loved The Year I Started My Blog

It’s Finally Fall Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Diverse Main Characters

The Cake Book Tag


Other Posts Done This Month:

August Wrap-Up

September Releases I’m Excited For!

(A Very ARC Loaded) September TBR

Discussion Post: Mentioning your Blog “In Real Life”

Authors I Can’t Believe I Haven’t Read Yet

Books I’d Like To Finish Before The End of the Year

How To Request (And Hopefully Receive) Physical ARCs


What I’m Currently Reading:

The Hanging Girl

I should have finished this by now and it’s decent but just not enough to grab all of my attention at the moment.

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How was your reading and blogging month this September?

What were your best or worst reads?

What are you currently reading?

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

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

July Wrap-Up

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Fortunately for once I actually stuck to my July TBR! With the exception of “Daughter of the Pirate King” since I had to return it to the library where someone had a hold on it, so maybe someday I’ll get to it! I definitely didn’t read as much as I wanted to this month, I still did pretty good don’t get me wrong, but I got pretty hung up with “Want” and that put me into a mini reading slump there unfortunately.

Overall July was still a pretty great month and I’m hoping it went well for all of you, my fellow book lovers, as well!

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Books Read This Month: 6

The Disappearances by Emily Bain MurphyDreamfall by Amy PlumAlex + Ada, Vol. 1 by Jonathan LunaPretty Deadly, Vol. 1 by Kelly Sue DeConnickWant by Cindy PonQueens of Geek by Jen  Wilde

I pretty much enjoyed all of the books I read this July which is pretty awesome! The only book I didn’t really like a ton and was “meh” would be “Want” by Cindy Pon unfortunately. I know it’s had a ton of hype but it was just a little boring for me. My favorites of the month would have to be “Dreamfall”, “Pretty Deadly Volume 1”, and “Queens of Geek” which were all pretty damn awesome!


Reviews Finished This Month:

The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy

Paper Princess by Erin Watt

The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight

Vicarious by Paula Stokes

Dreamfall by Amy Plum

The Wicked + The Divine Volumes 1-4 by Kieron Gillen

Want by Cindy Pon


Tags &  Memes Done This Month:

Top 5 Wednesday: Books Without Romance (Or Very Little)

Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Childhood Books & Series

Top 5 Wednesday: Books That Aren’t Set In The Western World

Unpopular Opinions Book Tag

Top 5 Wednesday: Series That Got Better


Other Posts Done This Month:

June Wrap-Up

July Releases I’m Excited For!

July TBR

Books I Just HAD To Have……..& Still Haven’t Read

Retellings I’d Like To See More Of!

Prettiest Covers On My TBR


What I’m Currently Reading:

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and VirtueMonstress, Vol. 1: Awakening

I should have finished “Monstress” by now bu I just haven’t had time to sit down and give that one my full attention but it’s pretty dang good so far and the art is beautiful!

As for “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue” it is immediately addicting and I’m actually having a ton of fun reading it!

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How was your reading and blogging month this July?

What were your best or worst reads?

What are you currently reading?

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

Let me know in the comments!

The Sassy

June Wrap-Up

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June was a fantastic month for me! Honestly it’s been really amazing to see my blog being supported so much by all of you it blows my mind and I’m extremely grateful for each and every one of you!

It’s also pretty great that I managed to read so many books as well although I have to say my June TBR did NOT go as planned at all and I’m so sorry…..

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Hopefully I’ll stay a little more on track this month with my reading!

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Books Read This Month: 9

Paper Girls, Vol. 1 by Brian K. VaughanThe Hundredth Queen by Emily R. KingOne of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManusThe Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1 by Kieron GillenThe Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 2 by Kieron GillenThe Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 3 by Kieron GillenThe Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 4 by Kieron GillenLost Boy by Christina HenryDare Me by Megan Abbott

Overall I had really mixed feelings about the books I read this month, it seemed I either really liked them or really disliked them. My favorite read would be “Lost Boy” and I really did not like “One of Us is Lying” and “Dare Me”.


Reviews Finished This Month:

The Hundredth Queen by Emily R. King

You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus

Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook by Christina Henry

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

Beware That Girl by Teresa Toten

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart


Tags & Memes Done This Month:

Top Ten Tuesday: Fantasy Books Recently Added to My TBR

Top 5 Wednesday: Books for Ravenclaws!

The Goodreads Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday: Series I’ve Been Meaning To Start

Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Books of 2017 So Far! 

The New Disney Princess Book Tag


Other Posts Done This Month:

May Wrap -Up

June Releases I’m Excited For!

June TBR

Discussion Post: Physical ARCs vs E-Galleys

Books I Forget To Recommend

Discussion Post: Reviewing New Releases vs. Backlist Books


What I’m Currently Reading: 

The DisappearancesDreamfall (Dreamfall #1)

Currently enjoying “The Disappearances” a lot and hopefully will have a review up by Wednesday! Then I’ll be moving on to “Dreamfall” which sounds super amazing!

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How was your reading and blogging month this June?

What were your best or worst reads?

What are you currently reading?

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

Let me know in the comments!

The Sassy

May Wrap-Up

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I think I’m the MOST proud of this month considering…well just everything! I read more books than usual (well not that many more but shhhhhh), got more posts up, and even got a pretty good spike in my stats and such! So I think it’s safe to say I had a really great May!

I’m definitely looking forward to June with all of the great new releases coming up and hopefully more time to read!

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Books Read This Month: 7

The Seafarer's Kiss by Julia EmberAn Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa TahirThe Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil GaimanEvery Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuireRuthless by Carolyn Lee AdamsAlice by J.M.  SullivanYou Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

I pretty much enjoyed every single book I read this month, really the only ones that were okay were “The Seafarer’s Kiss” and “Ruthless” but the rest were amazing! That’s actually a pretty good month, now that I think about it, where I didn’t hate at least one book. I was definitely the most impressed with “An Ember in the Ashes”, “Every Heart A Doorway”, and “You Will Know Me”.


Reviews Finished This Month:

The Seafarer’s Kiss by Julia Ember

Red Rising by Pierce Brown

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles by J.M. Sullivan

Every Heart A Doorway by Seanan McGuire


Tags & Memes Done This Month:

Top Ten Tuesday: Creepiest YA Covers

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Things on my YA Reading Wishlist

Top Ten Tuesday: Quick Reads for the Beach

The Cookie Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Releases for the Second Half of 2017


Other Posts Done This Month:

April Wrap-Up

May Releases

May TBR

10 Signs You’re A Book Lover…..or Addict, I Don’t Judge!

U.S. Versus U.K. Book Covers

Discussion Post: Self-Promoting Blog Comments


What I’m Currently Reading:

The Hundredth Queen (The Hundredth Queen, #1)

I know, I know I was supposed to read this in May but I’m working on it! So far it’s a pretty decent story but nothing mind blowing yet!

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How was your reading and blogging month this May?

What were your best or worst reads?

What are you currently reading?

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

Let me know in the comments!

The Sassy