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May and #AtoZreadathon Wrap Up!

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I had a really successful reading month! I didn’t complete everything on my TBR, but I came very close and I did succeed in getting through all the letters of the alphabet for the AtoZreadathon.

I had to change the level of difficulty for the readathon from medium to easy (which means that between all the titles and the authors of the books I read this month, I was able to tick off all 26 letters of the alphabet) so that I could get through every letter. It was getting towards the end of the month and I still couldn’t find anything for J and I was a little behind schedule so I just thought it best to adjust the difficulty.

I was able to get through five books, one graphic novel and two single issue comics. Which came to a total of 1,545 pages!!

So, let’s get to everything I read this month!


 

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The first book I finished this month was Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon.

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When the month started I had 97 pages left of this and I was able to power through it pretty quickly. I really loved this book and although the ending disappointed me a little bit, it was amazing. I also went and saw the movie this month which I loved as well and I highly recommend that you go see it (but read the book first of course).

 

 

I gave this book:

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If you’d like to read my review for Everything, Everything click HERE.


After that, I finally read King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard!

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This is the third installment of my favorite series and is one of my two most anticipated reads of this year. I had been putting off reading it because my heart just wasn’t ready after what happened in the last book. But, I couldn’t take the wait anymore. And, although it broke my heart and punched me in the gut and just KILLED ME, I loved it. This is still my absolute favorite series and I can’t wait until the next one comes out.

This was my favorite read of the month!

I gave this book:

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If you’d like to read my review for King’s Cage, click HERE.


Then, I picked up Scott Pilgrim Vol. 1: Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life by Bryan Lee O’Malley.

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This is my little brothers favorite book series and he has been pushing me to read it for some time now. I was going to try and read all the books in the series this month, but sadly, that didn’t end up happening. However, I did enjoy this one. I didn’t hate it nor did I love it but, it was very enjoyable. I think that it’s something very light and easy to read between novels, which is how I plan to get through the rest of the series.

 

I gave this book:

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After that, I read Zac and Mia by A.J. Betts.

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I didn’t really enjoy this book. I had been looking forward to this one for awhile and it just let me down. It’s not that this book was bad but it was nowhere near good either. I had many problems with it, the biggest being that there was no depth to any of the characters or the story and just UGH, I DIDN’T LIKE IT.

 

 

I gave this book:

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If you’d like to read my review for Zac and Mia, click HERE.


I then picked up X-Factor Vol. 1 No. 94, Mutant Sacrifice and The Mighty Thor Vol. 1 No. 413, The Beast Within.

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These were single issue comics. I really like reading single issue comics. I usually read them between books because their fast and easy to get through. I find that it helps when I’m reading books back to back when the books I’m reading aren’t apart of a series. It’s also a quick and easy way to up your page count XD

However, I didn’t really enjoy these two. I haven’t really been enjoying the single issue comics I’ve picked up lately which has been very disappointing. I think it may have something to do with the fact that I’m reading them later in the day and therefore it’s hard to concentrate but I’m not sure.

I give both of these comics:

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And my last reads for the month were Trials of Death and The Vampire Prince by Darren Shan.

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These are books five and six in the Cirque Du Freak series. I have been pushing through this series per my boyfriends request and I am really enjoying them. I am exactly half way through now and all of them have been really, really good. Their more of a middle grade level book which  makes them easy and fast to read. I think that book three, Tunnels of Blood is my favorite so far. However, I think that the one I just finished, The Vampire Prince, which is book six makes a really close second. I’m really excited to keep moving forward with these and I plan to do a series overview review when I finally finish them all.

I gave both of these books:

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And that’s everything I read in the month of May!!

I’d love to know everything you read this month! How many books did you finish? How many pages did you read? What was your favorite book that you read this month? Did you pick up any graphic novels or comics? Did you participate in any readathons? Leave a comment and let me know!!


Thank you so much for reading and I hope you keep visiting!!

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon Wrap-Up

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon has come to a close!

I actually had a successful readathon!

I ended up not doing updates throughout because it was time consuming and my reading was sporadic. I got a lot read but it was spread out throughout my day. I slept in both yesterday and today and didn’t read as much as I probably could have. But that’s okay! I still got a lot done and I had fun!

So, let’s get to the wrap-up!


As I said, I slept in. So my readathon actually started at about 11:45ish/ almost noon. But between being distracted and doing other things; I managed to read the remaining 185 pages of Voyager!

After I finished Voyager, I procrastinated picking something else up.

But I eventually decided to try and get through some comics.

I didn’t succeed. I just wasn’t in the mood for comics and it just wasn’t holding my attention. I managed to finish one though, which was, X-Men: The Hidden Years #9. It wasn’t a great comic but it was interesting and it featured The Fantastic 4 which was cool.

After that, I decided to go out with my boyfriend. Which in terms of trying to have a successful readathon, was not the smartest idea. However, I had already completed my only real goal which was to complete Voyager. Which was my justification for going.

I got back pretty late, but I knew that I wasn’t going to get up in time to read more before the readathon ended so I decided to read a little bit before bed. Instead of picking up some more comics, I decided to give Everything, Everything a try. And so far, I LOVE IT. I ended up reading 57 pages before bed and only put it down because I couldn’t keep my eyes open any longer. But I’m even more excited for the movie now and I’ll probably be done with this book very soon.


And that concludes everything I read for Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon!

To everyone that participated, I hope you got a lot of reading done and had fun!

What did you read? Did you stick to your TBR or did you decide to pick something else up? Did any of your reads surprise you? Let me know down below!


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BookTube-A-Thon Wrap Up 2016

I have been majorly avoiding writing this post. Why? Ohhh, umm because I COMPLETELY FAILED ALL OF MY BOOKTUBEATHON GOALS. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH.

 

For the first two days of the BookTube-A-Thon, I was kicking ass. But then…..as a reward for how well I was doing…..I decided to have a Harry Potter Marathon with my brother.

And…well…..our one day marathon turned into us marathoning the rest of the Harry Potter movies for the remaining days of the week….

So..yeah….

Let’s talk about what I did during the week!


JULY 18th

I woke up at 10:30.

I read the first 138 pages of The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger and the first 104 pages of Sin City: The Hard Goodbye by Frank Miller.

JULY 19th

I woke up at 11:02.

I finished both The Catcher in the Rye and Sin City: The Hard Goodbye. Then, I wrote a review for The Catcher in the Rye. Which you can find here.

JULY 20th

I woke up at like 1.

My brother and I started our Harry Potter marathon. We watched:

Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

JULY 21st

My brother woke me up at noon.

We watched:

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

JULY 22nd

I woke up at 11:40 ish.

My brother and I watched:

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.

JULY 23rd

I woke up at noon.

We concluded our Harry Potter Marathon by watching the last two movies.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 1 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2.

JULY 24th

I woke up at noon. Then, I went to the movies with my bestie. When I got back, I felt bad about my lack of reading. So, I read 110 pages of Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan. I realized that I wasn’t going to finish it by midnight. So, then I watched the movie. Yeah, I know. I watched the movie before I finished the book. *attempts to dodge books being thrown at me*


So, yeah. Not the most successful BookTube-A-Thon.

But, on the bright side. I did actually read 2 and a half books. And I found a way to make said 2 and a half books count towards 6 out of the 7 challenges…..It’s not cheating…..it’s being smart. 😛


Challenges Completed:

Challenge 1: Read a book with yellow on the cover

Book: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Challenge 2: Read a book only after sunset

Book: Sin City: The Hard Goodbye by Frank Miller

Challenge 3: Read a book you discovered through BookTube

Book: Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List

(It said to read the book. Not finish it….)

Challenge 4: Read a book by your favorite author

Book: Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List

(David Levithan is one of my favorite contemporary authors)

Challenge 5: Read a book that is older than you

Book: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Challenge 6: Read and watch a book-to-movie adaptation.

Book/Movie: Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List


And that concludes my BookTube-A-Thon Wrap Up!

I REALLY hope that you did better then I did.

Was your BookTube-A-Thon successful? Did you stay on track? What books did you read? Which challenges did you complete? Share your Wrap Up with me down below!


 

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April Wrap-Up 2016

Even though this month has been all over the place due to moving, I actually got some reading done this month!!! I was able to finish 7 books and I made a little bit of progress in Lady Midnight. I read a total of 1,645 pages! Yay! So, without further ado, here is everything I read in the month of April:

  1. Light My Fire by Christie Ridgway (5/5 stars)
  2. Love Her Madly by Christie Ridgway (5/5 stars)
  3. Break On Through by Christie Ridgway (5/5 stars)
  4. Touch Me by Christie Ridgway (5/5 stars)
  5. Wishful Sinful by Christie Ridgway (5/5 stars)
  6. Wild Child by Christie Ridgway (5/5 stars)
  7. Who Do You Love by Christie Ridgway (5/5 stars)
  8. Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare (46 pages)

 

If you’d like to read my review for Light My Fire, click here.

My favorite read of the month: Well, I loved the entire Rock Royalty series, but my favorite would either be Light My Fire or Touch Me.

I hope you all had a wonderful reading month! Tell me everything you read this month and what your favorite read was!

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March Wrap-Up 2016

To say that March was a really disappointing reading month would be a massive understatement. I was in the worst slump ALL month and was only able to read 284 pages. If you want to know more about my reading slump struggles, you can read my post Feeling Slumpy. But anyway, here are the very few things I read in the month of March.

  1. 63 pages of Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
  2. Saga #34 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (5/5 stars)
  3. 13 pages (aka the prologue) of Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare
  4. Gift-Wrapped Baby by Renee Roszel (3/5 stars)
My favorite read of the month: Saga #34
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I hope that all of you had a better reading month than I did and didn’t get stuck in any slumps! Tell me everything you read this month and what your favorite read was!
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February Wrap-Up 2016

February was my worst reading month in a long time. I have been in the worst reading slump EVER and I have also been procrastinating, as I always do. Good job me. But I did finish 2 books, 2 novellas, 2 graphic novels and 1 single issue comic, coming to a total of 1,341 pages. Even though I had a bad reading month I actually did read everything I said that I would definitely read in my TBR, so I guess that’s something. Anyway, here is everything I read this month.

 

  1. Passenger by Alexandra Bracken (remaining 452 pages) (5/5 stars)
  2. Saga #33 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (5/5 stars)
  3. Cruel Crown by Victoria Aveyard (4/5 stars)
  4. Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard (5/5 stars)
  5. Night of the Living Deadpool  by Cullen Bunn and Ramon Rosanas (3/5 stars)
  6. Return of the Living Deadpool by Cullen Bunn and Nick Virella (4/5 stars)
My favorite read of the month: Glass Sword by Victoira Aveyard
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So there you have everything I read this month! Let me know everything you read and what your favorite read was!
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January Wrap-Up 2016

It’s the end of January (That is so crazy to think about). So I read a total of 7 books, 1 novella, 1 graphic novel, 1 single issue comic, 3 of The Lux extras and 44 pages of Passenger by Alexandra Bracken, coming to a total of 3,600 pages! I almost succeeded in reading all the books on my TBR (I didn’t get to Cruel Crown by Victoria Aveyard) but I did end up picking up a few things that were not on my list. So let the Wrap-Up commence!

  1. Lux: Consequences (Opal and Origin) by Jennifer L. Armentrout (5/5 stars)
  2. Opposition by Jennifer L. Armentrout (5/5 stars)
  3. Shadows by Jennifer L. Armentrout (5/5 stars)
  4. Saga #32 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (5/5 stars)
  5. Oblivion by Jennifer L. Armentrout (physical copy and ebook) (5/5 stars)
  6. Daemon and Kat Go Halloween Costume Shopping: Bonus Scene by Jennifer L. Armentrout (5/5 stars)
  7. The Wedding: Bonus Scene by Jennifer L. Armentrout (5/5 stars)
  8. Daemon and Kat-Baby: Bonus Scene by Jennifer L. Armentrout (5/5 stars)
  9. The Siren (ARC) by Kiera Cass (4/5 stars)
  10. Low, Vol. 2 by Rick Remender, Greg Tocchini and Dave McCaig (3/5 stars)
  11. Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer (4/5 stars)
  12. Off the Page by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer (3.5/5 stars)
  13. Passenger by Alexandra Bracken (44/496 pages)
My favorite read of the month: Oblivion by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Let me know what you read this month and what your favorite read was!
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