January Wrapup + February TBR


Read:

  1. Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss #1) – Stephanie Perkins *review*
  2. A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses #3) – Sarah J. Maas *review*
  3. A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quartet #1) – Madeleine L’Engle *review*
  4. Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss #2) – Stephanie Perkins *review*
  5. The Tales of Beedle the Bard – J. K. Rowling *review*
  6. Why We Broke Up – Daniel Handler *review*

TBR:

  1. River Rising (Carson Chronicles #1) – John A. Heldt
  2. Ivy Introspective (The Chronicles of Alice and Ivy #2) – Kellyn Roth
  3. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children #1) – Ransom Riggs
  4. Hollow City (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children #2) – Ransom Riggs
  5. Zenith (The Androma Saga #1) – Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings

Down the Read-A-Thon Hole!


Hello! It has been a hot minute since I last did a non-review post, but it’s my goal to make it more of a thing this year!!

I found the Down the Read-A-Thon Hole from Falling Down the Book Hole and just really wanted to participate. I LOVE readathons and they push me to read more throughout the time. I’m excited because this readathon is based off a bingo card and there are challenges for each square :)


WHAT IS THE DOWN THE READ-A-THON HOLE CHALLENGE  ?

The  Down The Read-A-Thon Hole Challenge runs from Thursday, February 1 to Thursday, February 15. During this read-a-thon you will select books to complete a bingo card, with each box earning you points as well as a bingo. In addition to the main challenge, you will have opportunities to earn even more points by participating in the themed bonus challenges using a blog/twitter/instagram.

Read a book that completes the reading challenges to earn an “Alice” bingo. That means 5 in a row either vertically, horizontally or diagonally. Additionally there will be other challenges posted throughout the 2 weeks that will earn you more points.
Each Box: 10pts
Bingo: 50pts
Blog Challenges: 20pts


CHALLENGE EVENTS

February 2nd- Alice in Wonderland DIY – Ashley @ Falling Down The Book Hole 

February 4th- Alice in Wonderland Picture Challenge @ Falling Down The Book Hole

February 6th- Alice’s Adventures Down The Book Hole Book Tag- Two Book Minimum 

February 9th- Alice Themed Discussion- Alex @ Booksy Daisy

February 12th- Mad Hatter Tea Party Book Tag- Liam @ Book Worm Hole 

(You have until February 15th to complete and post this challenges to receive the points)


Okay. I just wanted to give some of the information I knew *from the blog post* in order to persuade you to join me! I think this will be a lot of fun and I can’t wait to participate.

MY TBR

‘Eat Me’ Cakes – read a book with a magical element

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #1)

White Rabbit – read a popular book you are late to the party for

Hollow City (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #2)

Tea Party – read a book based in England/UK

The Exile: An Outlander Graphic Novel

Dinah – read a book that focuses on friendship

Everything, Everything


SO EXCITED FOR THIS READATHON!

December Wrapup + January TBR


HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I READ 100 BOOKS IN 2017 :)

Read:

  1. The Lifespan of a Fact – John D’Agata and Jim Fingal
  2. Revolutions in Communication: Media History from Gutenberg to the Digital Age – Bill Kovarik
  3. Yes Please – Amy Poehler *review*
  4. A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses #1) – Sarah J. Maas *review*
  5. Uglies (Uglies #1) – Scott Westerfeld *review*
  6. A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2) – Sarah J. Maas *review*
  7. James Clyde and the Diamonds of Orchestra – Colm McElwain *review*
  8. Pretties (Uglies #2) – Scott Westerfeld *review*
  9. Sarah, Plain and Tall (Sarah, Plain and Tall #1) – Patricia MacLachlan *review*
  10. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (Nancy Drew #13) – Carolyn Keene *review*
  11. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Illustrated Edition – Newt Scamander, J. K. Rowling and Olivia Lomenech Gill *review*
  12. The Assassin’s Blade (Throne of Glass #0.1, #0.2, #0.3, #0.4, #0.5) – Sarah J. Maas *review*

TBR:

  1. A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses #3) – Sarah J. Maas
  2. River Rising (Carson Chronicles #1) – John A. Heldt
  3. Ivy Introspective (The Chronicles of Alice and Ivy #2) – Kellyn Roth

November Wrap-up + December TBR


YAY WONDERFUL READING MONTH!!

Read:

  1. The Iowa Baseball Confederacy – W. P. Kinsella *review*
  2. Interpreter of Maladies – Jhumpa Lahiri *review*
  3. The Rose and the Dagger (The Wrath and the Dawn #2) – Renee Ahdieh *review*
  4. On the Merits of Unnaturalness (The Bone Season Novella) – Samantha Shannon *review*
  5. Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic – Alison Bechdel *review*
  6. Jesus’ Son: Stories – Denis Johnson *review*
  7. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood *review*
  8. The Moth and the Flame (The Wrath and the Dawn #0.25) – Renee Ahdieh *review*
  9. Gilead (Gilead #1) – Marilynne Robinson *review*
  10. The Crown and the Arrow (The Wrath and the Dawn #0.5) – Renee Ahdieh *review*
  11. The Mirror and the Maze (The Wrath and the Dawn #1.5) – Renee Ahdieh *review*
  12. Gemina (The Illuminae Files #2) – Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff *review*
  13. The Rehearsal – Eleanor Catton *review*

TBR:

  1. James Clyde and the Diamonds of Orchestra – Colm McElwain
  2. Secrets for the Mad: Obsessions, Confessions and Life Lessons – Dodie Clark
  3. River Rising (Carson Chronicles #1) – John A. Heldt
  4. Ivy Introspective (The Chronicles of Alice and Ivy #2) – Kellyn Roth

August Wrapup + September TBR


Read:

  1. The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling #1) – Erika Johansen *review*
  2. Alex + Ada (Alex + Ada #1) – Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn *review*
  3. Alex + Ada (Alex + Ada #2) – Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn *review*
  4. Alex + Ada (Alex + Ada #3) – Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn *review*
  5. Nimona – Noelle Stevenson *review*
  6. In Real Life – Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang *review*
  7. Bunny Drop (Bunny Drop Volume #1) – Yumi Unita *review*

TBR:

  1. Assassin’s Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy #1) – Robin Hobb
  2. The Mime Order (The Bones Season #2) – Samantha Shannon
  3. Mask of Shadows (Mask of Shadows #1) – Linsey Miller
  4. The Dressmaker’s Secret (The Chronicles of Alice and Ivy #1) – Kellyn Roth

June Wrapup + July TBR


Read:

  1. Three Dark Crowns (Three Dark Crowns #1) – Kendare Blake *review*
  2. Lord of Shadows (The Dark Artifices #2) – Cassandra Clare *review*
  3. Prince of the Elves (Amulet #5) – Kazu Kibuishi *review*
  4. Escape From Lucien (Amulet #6) – Kazu Kibuishi *review*
  5. Firelight (Amulet #7) – Kazu Kibuishi *review*
  6. July Lightning (Bad Bloods #4) – Shannon A. Thompson *review*
  7. Kitty Hawk and the Tragedy of the RMS Titanic (Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency #4) – Iain Reading *review*

TBR:

  1. Assassin’s Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy #1) – Robin Hobb
  2. Kitty Hawk and the Mystery of the Masterpieces (Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency #5) – Iain Reading
  3. The Bone Season (The Bone Season #1) – Samantha Shannon

October Wrapup + November TBR


Read:

  1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter #5) – J. K. Rowling *review*
  2. Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassins #1) – Robin LaFevers *review*
  3. Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness #1) – Tamora Pierce *review*
  4. Fire (Graceling Realm #2) – Kristin Cashore *review*
  5. In the Hand of the Goddess (Song of the Lioness #2) – Tamora Pierce *review*

TBR:

  1. Mercer Street (American Journey #2) – John A. Heldt
  2. Indiana Belle (American Journey #3) – John A. Heldt
  3. Class of ’59 (American Journey #4) – John A. Heldt
  4. November Rain (Bad Bloods #1) – Shannon A. Thompson
  5. November Snow (Bad Bloods #2) – Shannon A. Thompson
  6. What We’ll Do For Blood (The Almost Human #1) – C. L. Mannarino
  7. Tiny Pretty Things (Tiny Pretty Things #1) – Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton
  8. The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #4) – Rick Riordan

I PROMISE I WILL GET ALL THE REVIEW BOOKS DONE THIS MONTH!

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