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text 2017-11-03 00:30
October into November

After not reading anything in July and August, then a small amount of books in September, October was definitely my friend. Between working on a children's reading list and the Dewey Readathon I was able get 10 books read! 

 

 

7 kids books, a short story collection, and two adult books! October also saw me meeting my Goodreads yearly challenge of 25 books. 

 

I've got a full month of reads for November and what doesn't get finished will get pushed to December as I've just got light Christmas reads scheduled. The last four books on the graphic is things coming out in November and/or things I'm waiting on the library to physically attain. 

 

I should be done with "Footprints in the Dew" in the next couple of days. Then I'm delving into "The Black Hand" and my next batch of kids books. Here's my list for November TBR: 

 

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text 2017-09-04 11:27
August Wrap-Up

I just realized I totally forgot to post my August wrap-up. I came back from Spain yesterday, I had a really great week, it was really short and went way too fast but I had so much fun with my familly. Well, the only thing is, I did not spend a lot of time reading. 

 

In August, I read a total of 7 books (including two re-reads).

 

5 stars:

 

Crooked Kingdom: A Sequel to Six of Crows - Leigh Bardugo  Queen of Shadows - Sarah J. Maas  Dreams of Gods and Monsters (Daughter of Smoke and Bone Trilogy) - Laini Taylor  

 

4 stars:

 

The Wrath and the Dawn - Renee Ahdieh  Heir of Fire - Sarah J. Maas   The Narrow Road to the Deep North - Richard Flanagan  Seven Ways We Lie - Riley Redgate  

 

 

Well, it seems like it was a good reading month!

 

 

Thanks for reading,

 

Line.

 

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text 2017-05-01 14:18
April Wrap Up + currently reading

I read six books during the month of April.

 

4 stars:

 

Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer - Rick Riordan The Emerald City of Oz - L. Frank Baum The Midnight Star - Marie Lu 

 

 

3 stars:

 

The Time Machine - Greg Bear,H.G. Wells  The Wicked Will Rise (Dorothy Must Die) - Danielle Paige  Lady Midnight (The Dark Artifices) - Cassandra Clare  

 

 

 

I'm also currently reading 3 books. I'm 20% into The Game - Terry Schott  which is really great so far. I'm also listening to Second Chance Summer on Audible, a book I've been meaning to read for ages and I'm enjoying it a lot! And I'm almost done with In the Dark, in The Woods which is really creepy and disturbing. I like it!

 

I've also watched a lot of series recently, which is why I read less this month. I finished Orange is the new black and am desperatly waiting for the next episodes. I also just started Riverdale, which is quite cool. And The 100 is back!!

 

What have you read this month? Anything good?

 

Thanks for reading,

 

Line.

 

 

 

 

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url 2016-12-30 18:06
Staying Together and Running Apart | An Ode to 2016

 

2016 was a year of contradictions. 


We said goodbye to many artists who made the world a better place, including but not limited to Prince, Carrie Fisher, George Michael, and Alan Rickman. 

We said hello to great movies and entertainment, like Stranger Things, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Moana. Also, Hamilton the Musical continued its streak into fame. 

We got an American Authors album that rocked my mind. 

We got a president-elect who is pushing the boundaries of our nation. 

The book blogging universe exploded several times from scandal, fraud, and dishonesty. Racism and poor representation burned through social media. The call for diverse books, authors, readers, and editors was met with strong disagreements. 

The book blogging universe exploded with support for one another. Events like DiversityDecBingo and Loveathon shared the blogger love. Countless bloggers campaigned for diversity and representation on every platform available. 

The highs and lows were reflected in every area of life, especially in my reading goals and accomplishments.

 

Click the link to see my bookish reflection on 2016 and my goals for 2017.

Source: 4evercrazyforya.blogspot.com/2016/12/being-together-and-running-apart-ode-to.html
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text 2016-02-29 12:51
Favorites - February 2016

Can you believe it’s almost March? It feels like I just celebrated the New Year. I want to be a little kid again where time seemed to stand still. 23 days until Christmas took FOREVER back then. And now? One blink and it is already spring.

 

This month I read 2 books and listened to 3 audiobooks. I’m halfway through The Rose Society by Marie Lu but I can’t seem to get into this book. Maybe I’m just not in the mood for fantasy right now.

 

My favorites this month:

 

Books

Kings Rising by C. S. Pascat

I absolutely loved this last installment of the trilogy. I even canceled my book order for the paperback because it took too long to arrive and bought it as an ebook, so I could start sooner.

 

Music

Shake It Out by Florence and the Machine

I’m currently playing the Cerimonials album up and down. But my favorite is definitely Shake It Out.

 

TV Show

Criminal Minds

I’m back watching the new episodes of Criminal Minds. Who knows why I find series killers so interesting…

 

Movie

Joy

I was positively surprised by this film. While I love Jennifer Lawrence I expected this movie to drag a little bit. And with 120 minutes this movie is not the shortest. But I was completely pulled into the storyline. When the end came I was a little bit caught off-guard. I didn’t think this movie would get to me so much.

 

How was your month? Are you looking forward to spring?

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