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BookSwapathon TBR

Hi Book Lovers!

I decided that I really wanted to participate in this readathon (the second of the month so far). Jessica at JessicaMarie493 also wanted to do it when I told her about it. So, of course, we decided to do it together!

This is a readathon that is being held by Krista from BooksAndJams (see her announcement video here) and Derby from Derby_Lane Reading (see her announcement video here) on YouTube.

There are 5 challenges for this and I plan on taking a little twist on a couple of them. Let’s do this!

1. Swap a book with a buddy

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This is the first one that Jessica and I took our own little twists on. We decided that instead of us sending each other and book and then we send it back, it would be cheaper for us to just send each other a book.

She sent me Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. This is one of her favorite books and I have never read any Rainbow Rowell, let alone Fangirl. So I will be getting it read as soon as this readathon starts.

2. Swap a book at a thrift store or library (donate a book and leave with a different book)

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I ended up going to a Little Free Library and swapping a few books out there. Out of the three books that I exchanged, I ended up choosing 113 Minutes by James Patterson. It’s a bookshot of his and I figure it’s a good thing to read to get through quickly. I’m not sure what it’s about.

3. Read a book you swapped out for another book (one you set down because a different one caught your interest)

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I am going to finish reading Incarnate by Jodi Meadows. I started this when I first got it. It didn’t catch my interest at the time so I’m hoping that it will now.

This will play into the Emojiathon challenge of the peace sign. Reading a book that you’ve had forever and if you don’t like it, unhaul it. If I get halfway through this book and it still doesn’t catch my interest, then I’m going to unhaul it. I’m going to ask some opinions if I decide this about how I should go about that. You’ll be able to find that on my Instagram, so follow me there to see if I end up unhauling it.

4. Swap out format (if you normally read paperbacks, listen to an audiobook)

This is the other one that I’m putting a little twist on. I read every format. I don’t have a problem with any format. I use all of them depending on what I’m reading or where I’m reading. Check out my Reading Process post to learn more about that.

So I decided that I would read a manga. I love manga but I haven’t been reading them as much as I would like. This also leads into the next challenge so I’ll go more in depth after telling you about that.

5. Swap out genre (get out of your comfort zone)

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I usually read a ton of shoujo manga. It’s not very often that I read any shounen type manga. After asking my husband which he’d recommend and looking through the apps I have, I decided I’ll read Fairy Tail. Now, Fairy Tail is way too long to be able to read in a one week span along with other books, so I’m only going to read the first volume. If I end up reading more, awesome. If not, I’m not worried.

I’m going to be reading this on my phone so it’ll technically be an eBook, also. I don’t read eBooks often but I would like to start more. So this will help me accomplish this.

So there you have it! My TBR for the BookSwapathon. Let me know if you’re participating and what you’re going to be reading!

Happy Reading!

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June TBR

I have been putting off writing this post for way too long. This TBR started out fairly small. Then I just kept adding to it. I doubt I’ll get to most of these, but that’s alright! I am going to be participating in 3 readathons as of right now: Emojiathon (All Month), BookSwapAThon (June 18-24), and the 24 Hour Readathon (June 11). This will not include my TBR for BookSwapAThon or the 24 Hour Readathon (just because it’ll be whatever book I’m reading at the time).

I’m currently reading 2 books and have finished an audiobook since my May Wrap Up went up on the 28th. Let’s get into those then into the rest of my TBR.

End of Days by Susan Ee

I listened to this book on audio and finished it May 29. This is the third and final book in the Penryn and the End of Days trilogy. This story follows Penryn as she struggles to survive after angels have taken over the world. This first book in this series is Angelfall.

I personally like going into books as blind as possible so I’m going to mainly just give small general ideas of what the book is about, without spoiling anything.

A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas

Emojiathon: ☺️ Read a book that makes you happy just thinking about it

I’m 6% through this book right now and I’m loving it. Not as much as I enjoyed ACOMAF but I’m definitely enjoying it. In case you don’t know. This is the third book in the A Court of Thorns and Roses series. It follows Feyre as she deals with the consequences of killing a fae (spelling?).

Justice League vs Suicide Squad by Joshua Williamson

I received an ARC of this book from NetGalley and DC Comics for my honest review. This comic comes out June 27th, 2017. It’s about the famous Justice League trying to stop the infamous Suicide Squad.

Thank you so much NetGalley and DC Comics for sending me this comic. I can’t wait to finish it.

 I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

Emojiathon: 👬 Read a book about a marginalized group

All I know about this book is that it’s about a set of twins that are growing apart.

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Emojiathon: 🎁 Read a book that was gifted to you

I’m going to be receiving this book for BookSwapAThon and you’ll have to check out my TBR for that when it’s closer to the start date for that. I just know that this is a book that a lot of people relate to and I’m sure that I’ll be able to also!

Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

Emojiathon: ❤️️ Read a romance/contemporary

I received this book from the May OwlCrate and I knew I was going to want to read it as soon as I heard about it. I know that it’s about a webtoon artist and I believe a FanFiction writer. I will be reading this after I finish up ACOWAR.

Incarnate by Jodi Meadows

Emojiathon: 😍 Read a book you bought because of its cover

I started reading this book when I first got it and I couldn’t get into it. Now that I’ve had some time, I’m going to try picking it up again. I discussed this more in my Book Haul Revisit. This book is the first in a trilogy about a girl who is reincarnated among the same million souls. Except she wasn’t one of the million and the soul that was supposed to reincarnate didn’t.

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Emojiathon: 👶 Read a 2016/2017 release

I got this book in April’s OwlCrate and I’m super pumped for it. I can’t wait to get into this. I just know that the main character in this book has had a lot of unrequited loves. That’s about it.

Fruits Basket Vol 1 by Natsuki Takaya

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Emojiathon: 🕑 Read a book in under 24 hours

This will be a reread for me. I’ve read this volume of this manga more times than I remember. I love the anime and it’s such a guilty pleasure read for me. I can’t help it. I know I’ll finish this super quick.

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Emojiathon: 👀 Read a book you’ve been seeing everywhere

The third book in this series just came out recently. I’m hoping to get to the first one this month. This is about a girl who writes letters to all the boys that she used to have crushes on.

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Emojiathon: 😒 Read a book that you’re annoyed at yourself for not having read yet

I read Shadow and Bone a few months ago and I want to get around to reading Six of Crows soon. But I told myself I wouldn’t until I read the Grisha Trilogy.

113 Minutes by James Patterson

Emojiathon: 🤓 Read a book without any hype

I kinda of cheated with this one. This may have a ton of hype but not in my corner of the book community. I have no idea what this book is about. I just hope that it’ll be a quick read.

The Selection by Kiera Cass

Emojiathon: 🍬 Read a book that’s like candy to you (a guilty pleasure)

I’m hoping this is a guilty pleasure read for me. I have heard that it’s like the Bachelor so that’s all I know about it.

Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs

I am listening to this on audio. I’m almost done with chapter 5. I wasn’t really that into the other two books, but I own this and it was in my Book Haul revisit, so I’m going to finish the series. This is a book about a boy who, due to certain circumstances, ends up traveling to the place where his grandfather grew up.

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

This is the other book that I own by Rainbow Rowell and I’d like to get to it this month after reading Fangirl. I have no idea what this is about.

Prophecy Awakened by Tamar Sloan

I received this book from NetGalley and the publisher (Clean Reads) for my honest review. It came out in April 2017.

I’m not too sure what this book is about. I’m on chapter 3 and I’m enjoying it so far. I have one problem with it but that can kind of be explained if it goes the way that I want it to. But I would like to finish this. It came out in April and I got it in May so I wasn’t in any rush to finish it because it was already out. But I definitely want to read it and finish it before I start any other ARCs.

That’s about it. There are 16 books here. I read 11 last month (thanks to manga/comics and audiobooks). I’m hoping to be able to get to all of these since I have a week off of work at the end of the month but we’ll see.

Have you read any of these? What were your thoughts?

Happy Reading!

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Book Buddy A Thon

Hey guys! It’s Amanda once again. I’m posting out of my ordinary schedule, but it’s worth it. I was talking to Jessica over at JessicaMarie493. I’d definitely classify her as my Bookish Best Friend. Definitely go check her page out!

Alright, enough promoting. Anyway, we were talking and decided that we should do the Book Buddy A Thon. I was kind of iffy about it when she first mentioned it because I thought there was going to be more to it than there was. But it’s really easy and I think I only added one book to my TBR for it. No, two books. But they are both fairly small.

Now, if you haven’t heard of Book Buddy A Thon, I discovered it through the person who I feel I tag a lot, Book and Lala (someone please tell me if that link doesn’t work, my wifi has been acting up and I couldn’t get to Lala’s page so I guessed at the URL). I would tag her video, but as I mentioned, my internet is acting up and it’d be too difficult and take too long to get the link.

But, it’s a Readathon where you choose a book buddy to do the Readathon along with. Obviously, my buddy is Jessica! There are 5 challenges related to your buddy in some way that you need to complete. You’ll understand it more as I go on explaining the books I’m reading for each challenge.

Dates: May 6 to May 12

Challenge 1: Buddy Read A Book

We have been trying to buddy read this book since the end of last month and it just hasn’t been going over very well. We’re both busy, busy people and, well, ACOWAR happened. But, we stopped at about the same spot so we decided that we’ll pick it up again and finish it off for this readathon. That book is: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.

This book is based off the Black Lives Matter movement. I’m not going to lie. I went into this book half expecting it to be completely one sided and just hating on cops. That’s the side that I see the most from the news. But it’s so much more than that. It’s showing the different sides and how a black teenager being shot by a white cop while the teen is unarmed can affect everyone around him. The main character, Starr, was in the car when all of this went down. She has two brothers and we see how the wrongful shooting and killing of their sister’s childhood friend affects them. And to add fire to the flame, Starr goes to a predominantly white school.

I started to type so much more, but I’m going to save my thoughts for my wrap up and review of this book once I finish it. Because there most certainly will be one.

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Challenge 2: Read a Book That’s Title Starts With The First Letter of Your Buddy’s First Name

Obviously, I got J for the letter I need to choose from. I don’t have any small books that start with J. So I figured I’d go check on the app where I read manga. There are 12 completed. So I had to start looking at some ongoing. I decided that even if it’s ongoing, I’ll just read everything that they have on the app. I also decided that it had to have a decent amount of “chapters.”

I think I decided on a manga called Jiujiu by Touya Tobina. From what I gathered from the description, it’s about a girl who lost her brother when she was young. She gets two werewolf pups and they grow up as she does and end up going to the same high school as her. It’s a Shoujo and romance so I definitely think it’ll be a quick read. It’s 23 chapters so it’s long enough that I’m going to count it. But, it’s claimed to be ongoing. Also, hasn’t been updated in 2 years. We’ll see.

Challenge 3: Read A Book That’s The Same Color as Your Buddy’s Favorite Color

I’m kind of cheating with this one, but that’s alright. Readathons are meant to be bent slightly. So, Jess’s favorite color is orange. Alright. Orange books are hard to find. I have three that I classify as orange on my shelves. And they aren’t even really orange. So, onto the cheating.

I chose Orange Vol 2 by Ichigo Takano. It’s got orange in the sunset on the cover. Close enough. But I’m excited to get into this book finally. I know it’ll be a quick and easy read. I mean, I did read the first one in a day. This manga follows a girl who gets a letter from her future self that the new boy in her class is going to die if she gets close to him. So the letter explains what is going to happen and how she should handle each situation. But it’s becoming harder and harder for Naho to avoid getting close to Kakeru.

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Challenge 4: Choose 3 Books and Read The One Your Buddy Chooses

The three books that I chose were Pride, Prejudice and Zombies, Blindsided, and Chinese Handcuffs. Jess decided to choose Blindsided. This book is a part of the Diversity Bingo that I decided to do this year so that’s good!

This book is about a girl who is living the life. She’s got everything she could ever want. Until her world is flipped upside down when she’s told she’s going blind. Now she needs to learn how to survive as a blind woman. She’s hoping for a miracle, but she’s going to have to find a way to live with these changes.

Challenge 5: Read Whatever You Want

I decided for this one, I was going to read The Fill in Boyfriend by Kasie West. All I know about this book is that the main character goes to a party or something and has to use a some guy to be her “boyfriend” for the party. I don’t really know. I’m okay going into this book blind.

If I can manage to get through that, I’ll probably either read the ARC for All The Stars Left Behind by Ashley Graham which comes out in June 2017. So I need to get to that before then so I can get my review up. Hopefully I’ll get through these books quickly and I can get to this. Either way, it’s my next read!

Happy Reading!

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May TBR

Oh man guys. It’s already May. Completely random and personal but my wedding anniversary is this month! And so is the release of ACOWAR (A Court of Wings and Ruin)! So now that I’ve mentioned that, let’s get into my TBR for May! (Just warning, I’m doing this on 4/21 so I may or may not have gotten through one of these already. 

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I was going to start with the obvious one but I decided to go with the order I want to read them in instead. So we’ll start with The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. I’m hoping to get through Gemina before the end of April and have enough time to get through The Hate U Give quickly.

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This book is based on the Black Lives Matter movement and follows a character who watches her close friend being shot by a police officer. The friend was unarmed. It follows her story through deciding whether to tell the truth about the incident, as the only witness, or if she isn’t going to. She’s living two lives and they are complete opposites, it seems. Everyone praises this book so highly so I have very high hopes for it. I wasn’t going to read it just because I thought it would just be hating of cops the entire time (please refrain from starting arguments in the comments about this, comments of the sort will be deleted). But I’m going to give it a chance!

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After that, depending on when I finish it, I’m hoping to get to Orange Volume 2 by Ichigo Takano. I read the first volume in a day so I’m figuring that even if I start it before the next book, I should be able to finish it quickly and without issue.

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This manga follows a character who got a letter from her future self warning about the new kid that starts at her school. Something happened and her future self is trying to prevent it from happening “again.” It’s definitely an enjoyable manga and I can’t wait to finish this and get onto the next. Once I finish the manga, I’ll watch the anime. The only reason I’m holding off is because I’m not too sure how far into the manga the anime will go. If anyone knows, let me know! Thanks!

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And, you all guessed it, I’m sure. A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas!!! I can’t even express how excited I am for this book. I’m excited to delve back into this world and figure out how BA Feyre is being. Now, I probably won’t end up getting to anything else if this is anything like the other two. For some reason, the other two books took me forever to get through even though I couldn’t put them down.

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Now, if I have the time, I’m going to be reading books from my book haul revisit. I’ll be mentioning those in a different post and if I remember, I’ll put a link to it here. That won’t be going up until May 5th, though.

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I need to plan out posts for the rest of the month. Let me know if you have any ideas or things you would like to see from me!

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Happy Reading!!!

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Tome Topple TBR

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I am a very slow reader so I was kind of iffy on whether I wanted to do this readathon or not. Between that, having an almost two year old, and working full time overnights, it’s rough enough to find time to read. But, I decided I might as well give it a shot. I found some big books that I think will go quickly and chose those to read. I still have a couple of books that need to come in that I just ordered today but I’m sure they will be here by the time I will need to get to them.

I am finally going to get around to finishing off this series. It’s taken me way too long at this point. I do wish I would have read them in middle or high school because it’s not having the same effect on me at my age. I make it seem like I’m old when I’m only 21 but still. I love the books, I do. But I don’t have the same obsession as everyone else. I was going to just binge the entire series and finish it up before starting up anything else but then I noticed that Tome Topple was happening this month. So I decided to wait a couple weeks and knock them out then.


I’m going to read this graphic novel after I finish Harry Potter. My brother and husband both had to read this book for college and I never did. So I have two copies in my house but haven’t read it. So, I plan on finally getting through it this readathon. I’m hoping that it goes fairly quickly for me, like manga usually do. I can’t begin to tell you what this is about, though, because I have no idea.

The only reason these two are on here is because of the style of writing. I’m hoping that these go fairly quickly for me. I’m reading them after Harry Potter and Full Metal Alchemist because I’m iffy about how quickly they will go so I’m leaving it there.

I’m hoping to finish Shadow and Bone before I start the Tome Topple but we’ll see. I had homework “due” Monday that I didn’t end up getting to and have been working on for the past couple of days. (I’m writing this on the Tuesday before it goes up so I don’t know if I’ll be done with my homework yet or not) This is a pretty ambitious TBR for two weeks but we’ll see how much I can get done. At the very least, I know I’ll finish both Harry Potter, Bone, and Illuminae.

Thanks for reading! Are you participating in Tome Topple? Happy reading!

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April TBR + March Wrap Up

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I was going to do these as separate posts this week but I ended up moving some stuff around and both my wrap up and TBR are weak because of my bricks I read in March and the Tome Topple in April. But, let’s just get into the two books I read this month.


I had originally told myself that I would wait to buy this book until it went on Book Outlet. I had plenty of other books on my shelves to read right now. But nope. I couldn’t help the hype. I ended up buying it (of course, a couple days after finishing it, it went on Book Outlet but no regrets paying full price) and I adored every second of it. You can read my full spoiler-free and spoiler review here.

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I ended up watching Thoughts on Tomes’ review of this book (which I’ll link here) and she opened my eyes to a lot of problems with this book. I agree with what she was saying but at the same time, I think a lot of it worked for this book. One big thing, it does need more diversity. Hopefully that is fixed with the third book. Which I preordered… As soon as I finished ACOMAF. Overall, I gave this book a 5 out of 5 stars. I adored this book and cannot wait for the next one.


Now this. If you have been following me for a while, you know this is my first time reading the Harry Potter series. I end up listening to most of it on audiobook while following along in the book. I am definitely enjoying the series but I wouldn’t say I’m super obsessed with it like everyone else. Maybe because I waited to read it until I was in my 20s. I love it. I do, don’t get me wrong. I just think for most people it’s nostalgia. Specifically in this book, Harry is just selfish and whiney. Maybe that’s how it’s coming across to me but I do not like Harry too much. I do like Ginny and wish she got more credit for what she has been doing and I think Luna is an… interesting character.

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I’m going to end my wrap up by saying that I’ve started the next book and someone needs to push Snape into the lake. JS.

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I decided to read three books this month. Those three books are the books that aren’t a part of my Tome Topple TBR. My TBR for that will be going up on April 5th. I’ll try giving little summarizes of what I know about each book. I try going into books without knowing much about it. Let’s do this!

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I decided that I wanted to get more diverse reads read this month. I ordered a bunch which you will have seen in my book haul.  I drew from my TBR jar until I got books that would fit for diverse reads, or topics that I could choose for both of my challenges. The first that I drew was a topic for my 2017 Reading Challenge. The topic was to read a biography or an autobiography. I decided to choose In Order to Live by Yeonmi Park. This book also fits for the Non-Western (Real World) Setting topic for Diversity Bingo 2017. I know that this book follows a young girl who escaped from North Korea. I don’t know much else but I do have an interest in such stories so I figured I would get around to reading this sooner rather than later.


I also chose “Non-Binary MC (Own Voices).” I chose Every Day by David Levithan. I know this book is about a person who wakes up every day in a different body. There’s a romance somewhere in there. That’s all I know. This book didn’t really catch my interest but I know I’ve been hearing about it a lot on old BookTube videos so I decided I should pick it up and give it a chance!


The next book I chose because the spin-off series is on my Diversity Bingo TBR so I want to get through this series before I crack into that one. And I just made a large purchase (with another about to happen so I can get the books for my Tome Topple TBR) so I don’t want to buy anymore books for a bit. So I decided that I’m going to read Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo. I have the entire Grisha Trilogy so I’m going to try to get through that really quickly so I can get to Six of Crows.


That’s it for this TBR. Those are the three books that I’m going to be reading outside of my Tome Topple books. Like I said, I’m going to be posting my Tome Topple TBR on Wednesday the 5th of April. Tome Topple starts on that Friday, the 7th. I ordered the last couple books I needed for that finally!

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Thank you for reading. Let me know your favorite read from March and your most anticipated read of April! Happy reading!

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February 2017 TBR

I have a pretty ambitious TBR for February especially since it’s the shortest month of the year. I figure that I can hope to listen to a couple of these on audio and another I think will be a quick one day read, maybe two. But here is the list of books that I plan on reading in February. If you would like more information, I will be linking the GoodReads pages for each book if you click the name, the author’s website will be linked on the author’s name, and the Book Depository page will be linked on the picture! Hope you all enjoy and let me know if you plan on reading any of these books or if you have already read them! Please, please, please, no spoilers.

So I’ll start this out with the two most surprising books. If you have seen my list of series that I’ve started but haven’t finished, you’ll know that I haven’t read this series yet, which is completely shocking to even me! The two books from this series that I plan on reading this month are Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban both by JK Rowling. I’m sure that almost everyone who reads knows what this book series is about. It’s about a boy named Harry Potter who suddenly finds out he’s a wizard and the fight against the man who killed his father. That’s the main gist of it but there is so much more to this series and I’m so glad I’m finally getting around to reading it.
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I made a resolution that I would read a classic a month this year and this next book is part of that resolution. I plan on reading The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. This is a book about a girl during WWII that begins stealing books to read and sharing the stories with the people around her, including the Jewish man that her foster family is hiding in their basement. I’ve heard great things about this story and I can’t wait to dive into this.
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And of course the last books are all romances. The first I figured would be a quick little read and that’s Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson. Due to the fact that I think Morgan Matson’s books are always quick reads for me and that there seem to be a lot of different types of media in here, I think it’ll go by quick. This book is about Amy and Roger, obviously, who end up having to bring drive Amy’s car across the country after her mother moves. And of course things don’t go as planned and there’s a little romance that goes on.
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The next book will also help fulfill one of my diverse books for the challenge I’m doing. It’s Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst. I got this book in my December OwlCrate and I couldn’t have been happier. This is a story about a princess who is betrothed to be married to a prince. Problem one, she has magical powers that the country said prince lives in is completely against. Problem two, she ends up falling in love with his sister.
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The last book that I would like to read came in January’s OwlCrate. And that book is RoseBlood by AG Howard. This is a retelling of Phantom of the Opera. This is a story about a girl who is shipped off to a school for gifted singers like herself. But upon arriving there, she meets the phantom said to haunt the school and ends up falling in love despite the plans that the phantom may have for her.
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Books, TBR, Uncategorized

Books I Own But Need To Read

Here is the list of books that I have to read. There are 68 books here. There are in order of what I own and I’ll keep it updated as I go! If you see something on her that I need to bump to the top of my list, let me know!
The Selection Kiera Cass
The Elite Kiera Cass
The One Kiera Cass
The Heir Kiera Cass
Messenger Lois Lowry
Son Lois Lowry
Shadow and Bone Leigh Bardugo
Siege and Storm Leigh Bardugo
Ruin and Rising Leigh Bardugo
Frostbite Richelle Mead
Shadow Kiss Richelle Mead
Blood Promise Richelle Mead
Spirit Bound Richelle Mead
Last Sacrifice Richelle Mead
Game of Thrones George RR Martin
Clash of Kings George RR Martin
Storm of Swords George RR Martin
Feast of Crows George RR Martin
Dance With Dragons George RR Martin
Da Vinci Code Dan Brown
Inferno Dan Brown
Angels and Demons Dan Brown
Divergent Veronica Roth
Kiss of Deception Mary E Pearson
Lady Midnight Cassandra Clare
Library of Souls Ransom Riggs
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson
The Girl Who Played With Fire Stieg Larsson
The 5th Wave Rick Yancey
Incarnate Jodi Meadows
Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury
Your Heart Belongs To Me Dean Koontz
Eating Animals Jonathan Safran Foer
Kissed Cameron Dokey
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald
Of Fire and Stars Audrey Coulthurst
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
Staying Fat For Sarah Byrnes Chris Crutcher
From Potter’s Field Patricia Cornwell
Postmortem Patricia Cornwell
American Psycho Bret Easton Ellis
Vassa in the Night Sarah Porter
Bone Jeff Smith
Bazaar of Bad Dreams Stephen King
What The Night Knows Dean Koontz
I’ll Give You The Sun Jandy Nelson
The Diviners Libba Bray
Forgive Me Leonard Peacock Matthew Quick
The Luxe Anna Godbersen
The Boook Thief Markus Zusak
Luckiest Girl Alive Jessica Knoll
All The Good Parts Loretta Nyhan
Tonight the Streets Are Ours Leila Sales
City of Bones Cassandra Clare
Altered Jennifer Rush
Daughter of Smoke and Bone Laini Taylor
The Duff Kody Keplinger
Rebel Belle Rachel Hawkins
Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour Morgan Matson
Second Chance Summer Morgan Matson
The Geography of You and Me Jennifer E Smith
The Distance Between Us Kacie West
The Wrath and the Dawn Renee Ahdieh
Eleanor and Park Rainbow Rowell
Cinder Marissa Meyer
The Unexpected Everything Morgan Matson
Afterworlds Scott Westerfeld

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November TBR

November TBR

  • Incarnate by Jodi Meadows
  • My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga
  • Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
  • The Unbecoming Of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
  • Vassa In The Night by Sarah Porter
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Incarnate by Jodi Meadows
I started reading this book at the end of October and a few days into November I just had to put it down for now. It’s a good book but I just couldn’t get into it for some reason. What I know about it is that it’s a book about this girl that gets born into a world where the same million souls continue to be reincarnated over the years. Except for Ana to be born, one of those million souls had to die. So it’s Ana’s journey trying to figure out why she was born and why the other soul wasn’t. And will she be reincarnated? How about the other souls? Will they also die eventually?

My Heart And Other Black Souls by Jasmine Warga
I’m currently reading this book and I’m seeming to fly through it which is awesome! It’s about this girl, Aysel, who wants to commit suicide. She finds a group on this website that she likes that is called “Suicide Partners.” It’s exactly how it sounds. Two people will choose each other to kill themselves with. I’m not going to get too in depth about it here but I am definitely enjoying the book so far and I’m hoping to finish it by tomorrow (if my son and husband will ever let me read).

The rest of the books I have not started yet. I will have the GoodReads pages linked to the titles in the list above so you can all go see what each book is about. I will try to continue to update on how my reading is going throughout the course of the month.

TBR

October 2016 TBR

This is my first month doing a TBR and I’m pretty sure I’m not going to read everything I want to. But I chose 5 books that I want to read and I’m hoping to at least read three of them. Well, here they are!

  1. Stalking Jack The Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco
  2. Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  3. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
  4. Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson
  5. Incarnate by Jodi Meadows