March TBR.

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I thought it was about time I shared my March TBR. I know I’m a bit late this month but oh well. Hopefully I’ll be more organised next moth.

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I’ve only read two books so far this month but they were both really long and one took me a while to get through because of a character I didn’t like. Actually they both had a character I didn’t like.

So I’ve read The City of Brass and Children of Blood and Bone. And I loved Children of Blood and Bone. I gave it five stars. I ended up giving The City of Brass four stars. I’ll post reviews of both soon.

I’m trying to decide what to read next. It’s between Deception and Scythe. I’m leaning more towards Deception because the first book in the Dark Matter trilogy, Contagion, was a fast read for me.

And then who knows? I’m a mood reader so these books aren’t in any type of order. I read The City of Brass first because it was on my February TBR and I didn’t get to it. I’ll guess I’ll see what mood I’m in when I finish my next read.

What’s on your March TBR?

Aimee.

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February Wrap Up.

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I didn’t read much in February. My reading has definitely slowed down in the last six months. I wish I knew why so I could fix it…

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Anyway, onto my wrap up.

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco – ★★★★/5
Nexus by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan & Deborah Biancotti – ★★★★/5
Still Me by Jojo Moyes – ★★★★/5
Reign the Earth by A.C. Gaughen – ★★★★/5
Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff – ★★★★★/5
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert – ★★★/5
Truthers by Geoffrey Girard – ★★★/5

Like I said, I didn’t read a lot last month. My favourite was definitely Obsidio! I’d give The Illuminae Files all the stars! I have given all three books five stars.

I also really enjoyed Still Me and Reign the Earth. I couldn’t give either of them five starts but I think four stars are still pretty good.

I’ll be posting my reviews of all these books soon.

How many books did you read in February?

Aimee.

February TBR.

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I decided to make a small TBR for February. I didn’t have one last month. I’m not sure if making large TBRs last year was one of the reasons I had so many reading slumps but I thought making small ones and not putting so much pressure on myself might help me this year. Fingers crossed anyway.

I only have six books on my TBR for this month. I might add to it if I run out but I did only read eight books in January and they were small compared to the ones I plan to read in February. So I guess I’ll see what happens.

In my pile this month are –

Still Me by Jojo Moyes – This is the third book that follows Louisa Clark. This time she’s in New York City in a new job. I can’t wait to see what she gets up to this time!

Nexus by Scott Westerfeld, Margot Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti – This is the third and final book in the Zeroes series. I’m looking forward to seeing how this story ends.

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco – I just finished this the other day and I enjoyed it a lot more than I expected to. I had heard good things about it but I wasn’t 100% sure if I’d like it. Hopefully I’ll post a review soon.

City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty – I’ve wanted to read this for a while now. I didn’t know how small the writing was or how big the book is. I might save this for later in the month…

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert – I’ve heard good things about this too so I’m looking forward to reading sometime this month.

I don’t know what books I’ll be adding to my pile if I get through these. I might take a trip to the library and see what they have.

What’s on your February TBR? If you don’t do TBRs what are you hoping to read this month?

Aimee.

Janruary Wrap Up.

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It feels like forever since I’ve done a monthly wrap up of books I read. I can’t remember if I did one for November but I did take a break in December. But it’s a new year and I’m finally back to reading a blogging. Well, I’ve been back for a month but I’ve only been posting reviews – I have a lot to catch up on.

Anyway, let’s just get into the books I read in January.

Catch Me When You Fell by Eileen Merriman – ★★★★/5
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling – ★★★★★/5
Everless by Sara Hollan – ★★★★/5
Unearthed by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner – ★★★★/5
On the Free by Coert Voorhees – ★★★/5
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie – ★★★/5
Artemis by Andy Weir – ★★★★/5
Harry Potter: A History of Magic by The British Library – ★★★★★/5

I only read eight books last month but it’s better than nothing.

What did you read in January?

Aimee.

 

October Wrap Up.

So I had a really bad reading month in October. I only managed to read three books. It was just one thing after another getting in the way of my reading. I had a reading slump, then my mother broke her ankle and wrist so she couldn’t really do a lot. And then at the end of the month out stray cat that turned up two months ago had three kittens. We didn’t even know she was pregnant. We had to figure out what to do, where to put her and then go and buy her kitten food. Things have settled down now so I hope I can get back into reading soon.

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Invictus by Ryan Graudin – ★★★/5
The Wonderling by Mira Bartok – ★★★/5
Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan – ★★★/5

Not a lot of books and I gave them all three stars… I don’t know if it was me or the reading slump or the book. Or all three. I’ll be reviewing them all soon-ish.

What did you read in October?

– Aimee.

September Wrap Up.

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I haven’t posted in a few days and there are some things going on in my life right now that have me a bit busy. So I’m not reading or posting on my blog at the moment. I’m hoping things will settle down again soon but I’m not sure right now.

But this post isn’t about me. It’s about the books I read in September. Which wasn’t a lot.

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I was in a reading slump last month and still kind of am – but also have other things happening. I only managed to read six books last month and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was a re-read. I was hoping that would help me with the slump and it did for a couple of weeks and now I’m pretty much back where I started.

Anyway, onto what I rated the books.

I Am Traitor by Sif Sigmarsdottir – ★★★/5
Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo – ★★★★/5
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling – ★★★★★/5
Because You Love to Hate Me by Ameriie – ★★★★/5
The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James – ★★★★/5
Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart – ★★★/5

I didn’t have the best reading month and by the looks of this October will be the same. I don’t know what’s wrong with me.

What did you read in September?

– Aimee.

September TBR.

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So this month I have a pile of books to read but I know I won’t read them all. But I decided to share them anyway because it might make me get my ass into gear and actually pick one of them up. I haven’t read anything since Friday I think.

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I know this is a huge pile. Two of these books have been on my TBR for months and I seriously need to pick them up and read them.

I’m really excited to read Wonder Woman: Warbringer and Because You Love to Hate Me. I’ve been wanting to read them both since I first heard of them.

What’s on your TBR for September? Any recommendations from my TBR to read first?

This is a really short post today because I have no idea what else to write…

Happy reading!
– Aimee.