Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Book Blogs

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018.

This week’s topic is all about our favorite book bloggers! I have made so many friends through blogging/bookstagram, and today I’d like to take a minute to acknowledge some amazing blogs! (I’ll be doing one for just bookstagrammers later in the future!)

Here they are in no particular order!

 

1) Melanie @ Meltotheany

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Melanie has become one of my dearest friends and I’m so thankful for our friendship! Melanie writes the most amazing, heartfelt reviews and I always trust her judgment when it comes to book recommendations! Melanie has the kindest heart and I always look forward to our buddy reads together! ❤

2) Lilly @ Lair of Books

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I adore Lilly so so much! Her reviews are always so in-depth and concise, and not to mention she always sprinkles them with amazing memes and gifs! I’ve done several buddy reads with Lilly and they’re always the best time! I’m so grateful for our friendship that this book community has brought us. ❤

3) Kayla @ Books and Blends

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Kayla’s reviews are amazing and I always look forward to her ARC unboxings on her insta stories! Seriously you must go follow her! Kayla is the sweetest person and I feel so privileged that we got to buddy read Escaping from Houdini together! ❤

4) Tiffany @ Rainy Day Reads

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I got to know Tiffany through bookstagram and we got to do several buddy reads together over the past few months! I always enjoy reading Tiffany’s reviews and her bookstagram photos are always so gorgeous! ❤

5) Jen @ Pinot and Pages

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Jen has become one of my closest bookish friends and I’m forever grateful for our friendship. Her bookish photos are always so beautiful and I love her reviews; they’re always to-the-point, honest, and concise! ❤

6) Jakob @ Book Lover from Down Under

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I always look forward to hearing Jakob’s thoughts after he’s done reading a book. I love that his reviews come from the heart and they speak to my soul! He makes me want to read all the things! Oh, and his bookstagram is amazing, too! ❤

7) Wren @ Fables & Wren

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My convos with Wren always make me laugh. Again, I’m so thankful for this bookish community that gave me her friendship! I highly recommend you check out her blog because she writes amazing reviews that includes ARCs, and her photos are stunning. ❤

8) Jasmine @ Jasmine’s Reading

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One of my favorite book bloggers, Jasmine’s posts have been so helpful especially if you’re a new blogger! I love reading all her tips, bookish thoughts, and of course, reviews! Her reviews are very thorough, informative, and well written! Also she’s the sweetest person and her photos are gorgeous. ❤

9) Chelsea Palmer (Youtube)

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I can’t make a list of favorite bloggers without mentioning my favorite booktubers, too! Chelsea’s channel is one of my absolute favorites. What’s better than letting your goats choose your TBR!? Honestly, her videos are top notch and always such a treat to watch. You won’t be disappointed. I’m also so thankful to have Chelsea as a friend and book reading buddy! ❤

10) Julie @ Pages and Pens (Youtube)

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I started following Julie’s videos before I ever started bookstagram or this blog! I was a huge fan of her reviews. And then one day we ended up doing a buddy read via some mutual friends (which then turned into many more!) I’m so grateful for our friendship and I always value Julie’s opinions and recommendations. Her reviews on her channel are very honest and informative. I highly recommend you subscribe! ❤

 

There are so many more amazing blogs out there that I follow! So I recommend you scroll down to the right side of my webpage to check them out! I hope you follow these wonderful blogs. Everyone pours their heart and soul into these pages and they all deserve some love! ❤

xx,

Amy

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Down the TBR Hole #3

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Down the TBR Hole was created by Lost in a Story. Its purpose is to help narrow down your TBR list on Goodreads by selecting 5 titles each week and deciding if you want to keep it on your TBR or get rid of it! I was inspired by Melanie @ Meltotheany to start this blog series as my TBR pile is OUT OF CONTROL!

How it works:

  • Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf.
  • Order on ascending date added.
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or should it go?

This Week’s 5 Books:

Can you tell I went through a dystopian phase?

1) THE 5TH WAVE BY RICK YANCEY

I am so over YA dystopians so I have no hesitation getting rid of this one. I already have it in my donation pile.

Verdict: DELETE

2) CARNAGE BY LESLEY JONES

I didn’t even know what this book was about but somehow it ended up on my TBR? It’s a new adult romance which isn’t my absolute favorite genre. However I have other new adult books higher on my TBR that I’d prefer to read than this!

Verdict: DELETE

3) BRINGING HOME THE BIRKIN BY MICHAEL TONELLO

I went through a huge memoir phase so I added this to my TBR back in the day. I think I’ll pass on this one, though. But it does sound cute!

Verdict: DELETE

4) DELIRIUM BY LAUREN OLIVER

I have always been underwhelmed by Lauren Oliver’s books. I HATED Before I Fall. Like, I really, really hated the main character so much. And I’ve heard a lot of negative things about this series. Pass.

Verdict: DELETE

5) READY PLAYER ONE BY ERNEST CLINE

Again, my heart just isn’t into dystopians anymore. I know this is a cult favorite which is why I’ve kept it on my TBR. But I really don’t see myself wanting to pick it up in the next year.

Verdict: DELETE

Thanks for taking a look at my TBR! I’m going to try my best to make this a weekly thing! And please feel free to recommend what books I should add (or remove) from my TBR! You can go here to view my to-read shelf, or here to add me as a friend on Goodreads! 🙂

xx,

Amy

The Raging Ones by Krista & Becca Ritchie

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ARC provided by Wednesday Books via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review

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Book: The Raging Ones

Series: The Raging Ones, #1

Authors: Krista and Becca Ritchie

Pages: 352

Genre: YA scifi, fantasy

Publication Date: August 14, 2018

My rating: ★★★★

Goodreads Synopsis:

From New York Times bestselling authors Krista and Becca Ritchie, comes The Raging Ones, an edge of your seat sci-fi romance with twists and turns that you will never see coming!

In a freezing world, where everyone knows the day they will die, three teens break all odds.

Franny Bluecastle, a tough city teen, dreams of dying in opulence, to see wealth she’s never known. Like the entire world, she believes it’s impossible to dodge a deathday.

Until the day she does.

Court Icecastle knows wealth. He also knows pain. Spending five years in Vorkter Prison, a fortress of ice and suffering, he dreams of life beyond the people that haunt him and the world that imprisoned him.

Mykal Kickfall fights for those he loves. The rugged Hinterlander shares a frustrating yet unbreakable connection with Court—which only grows more lawless and chaotic as their senses and emotions connect with Franny.

With the threat of people learning they’ve dodged their deathdays, they must flee their planet to survive. But to do so, all three will have to hide their shared bond as they vie for a highly sought after spot in the newest mission to space. Against thousands of people far smarter, who’ll live longer, and never fear death the way that they do.

This book was not what I was expecting at all, but it turned out to be such a fun ride filled with lovable, relatable characters in a unique world.

The Raging Ones follows three main characters and is told through three POVs: Court, Mykal, and Franny. We learn very early on that the world they live in is freezing and miserable. To make matters even more interesting, everyone who is born will also know the day they will die. By knowing their “deathday”, they immediately get placed into one of three social hierarchies that ultimately leads to how much they end up contributing to the world.

Those 3 hierarchies are:

Babes: Those who have a deathday before the age of 12. Babes are viewed as people who won’t be able to contribute much to society so they’re left with their mothers to live out their life expectancy.

Fast-Trackers: People with a deathday between 13 to 29 years. Fast-trackers lead more rebellious lives and are often looked down upon as lower-class citizens because they don’t get the same educational and job opportunities as Influentials.

Influentials: Influentials are basically viewed as immortal (which is not true; but they can live well beyond 100 years). They receive the best treatment from society. They’re viewed as elites, receive the best education, and will have the best opportunities to achieve wealth. Due to their long life expectancy, Influentials are believed to have the biggest impact on the world.

Court and Mykal are the best of friends who happen to have a very unique ability: They are mentally and physically linked. One person can feel what the other person touches, senses, tastes, etc. Although Court was raised by an Influential family, he was born a Fast-Tracker. Mykal was a Babe. But for some unknown reason they didn’t die on their deathdays.

And neither does Franny, a Fast-Tracker, who ends up becoming linked to Court and Mykal as well.

Scared their deathday-dodging secret will become uncovered, the trio enrolls in a space program where they must compete with a thousand other candidates. The goal is to win a spot on a 5-person crew on board a Starship.

The first half of this book felt much different than the second half; it almost felt like I was reading a completely different book. The first half is mostly world building; we get a glimpse into Court’s dark past, Mykal’s tragic history before he meets Court, and Franny’s budding relationship with Court and Mykal. I really love the romance between Court and Mykal, and I was even low-key hoping for a polyamorous relationship with Franny. But, Franny has such a wonderful bond with the boys, and I love how protective Mykal is with Franny and Court. This trio has easily become some of my favorite YA squads.

The second half of the book takes a quick dive into the space program. Things move at a much faster pace here as the trio has to go through various tests and meet their competitors. I loved how creative the tests were and how many secondary characters played key roles in the story.

One thing that really stands out to me is how technologically advanced this world is (they can obviously travel through space), but there aren’t very many techno gadgets people use in their day-to-day lives. Everything felt outdated and I got major dystopian vibes.

Because this book had a bit of a slow start, I gave it four stars. But it’s a high four stars because I genuinely loved the characters so much. Court gives me low-key Kaz Brekker vibes, Mykal is a selfless, lovable teddy bear, and Franny is a badass boss. I can’t wait to read the next book because… that ending? HELLO? I need ANSWERS!

fourstars

xx,

Amy

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Like to Mash Together!

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018.

This week’s topic is a fun one! I had to pick two books that would make an epic story once combined. I tried to be diverse, but in the end, I just wanted to choose characters or worlds that would be awesome, or just plain silly, if combined!

So, here we go!

 

Legendary + Escaping from Houdini (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #3):

I feel like I’m cheating a bit since Escaping from Houdini isn’t out yet, BUT hear me out. The magical/circus troupe from Houdini would mesh SO well with Legendary‘s story line. Plus, I think Tella and Audrey Rose would get along so well! Not to mention having Dante AND Thomas in the same book? *heart eyes*

 

Throne of Glass + A Court of Thorns and Roses:

I know, I think this is probably on everyone’s list. Sarah J. Maas has denied several times that her two series are not in the same universe, but in my dreams, they belong together.

 

Grisha Trilogy + A Darker Shade of Magic:

Really I think having Nikolai and Alucard on some pirating adventure together would be EPIC AF!

 

Six of Crows + The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1):

I always tell people that Six of Crows feels like the “little brother” version of The Final Empire. Both stories take place in a mystical world with a cool magic system, AND there’s a heist involved. I’d also love to see Vin and Kaz work together!

 

The Cruel Prince + Three Dark Crowns:

The world building from both stories would mesh together so well, in my opinion. Three Dark Crowns relies heavily on elemental, natural, and poison powers; which I think could enhance the world in The Cruel Prince.

 

Strange the Dreamer + Warbreaker:

Both stories are badass in their own right, but wouldn’t it be even more epic to see the different gods interact with each other? And imagine all the colorful and vibrant powers we’d get to read about!

 

Stalking Jack the Ripper + A Court of Mist and Fury:

Yeah, I’m really reaching on this one. BUT, I just want to see Thomas and Rhys having tea while talking about their badass women. Also, imagine Rhys in 1880’s attire or Audrey Rose and Feyre shopping together in Velaris.

 

The Cruel Prince + Illuminae:

LMAO I just want to see Cardan in space having an argument with AIDAN. That is all.

 

The Selection + The Hunger Games:

The Selection is… not a favorite of mine. I’d like to see those “contestants” battle each other. LOL.

 

The Hating Game + To Kill a Kingdom:

I only want to take the main characters and put them in a sitcom. Imagine all the deadpan, witty banter between Lira, Elian, Lucy, and Joshua. I can see Elian bursting through an apartment door (Kramer-style) only for Lira to say something sarcastic about his pants, all while Lucy and Joshua are having a death-staring contest over who is going to get the last donut.

Like I said, some of these I think would be epic, while others would just be fun or silly! Hopefully this was a fun topic for you, too!

xx,

Amy

Book Blogger Test Tag

THE RULES:
1) Thank the person who nominated you and add a link to their blog. (Thank you, Melanie!)
2) Answer the questions asked on this post — don’t stress it’s quick!
3) Nominate and notify some peeps. 5 preferred.

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1) WHAT ARE YOUR TOP 3 BOOK PET PEEVES?

  • When the publisher changes the book covers half way through a series (Honorable mention: Movie tie-in covers.)
  • Unreliable narrators. I used to be okay with them, but now I can’t stand them.
  • When the book is supposed to take place at a very specific location but the author doesn’t research it enough so the landmarks/location names are incorrect.

2) NAME A PERFECT READING SPOT.

I usually prefer reading in my bed! But this beach chair on my honeymoon in Bali is much preferred. ❤

3) GIVE 3 READING CONFESSIONS.

  1. I love looking at physical books but I can fly through an ebook so much faster! So I really prefer to read on my Kindle!
  2. I don’t really care if there are overused words, tropes, etc as long as the book is enjoyable (Ok, one exception goes to the overuse of “mate” in Sarah J. Maas’ books. Cringe.)
  3. I always love the villain/bad boy in any book. Give me all the enemies-to-lovers romance, please.

4) WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED DURING A BOOK?

I don’t cry while reading! But I did get choked up during a scene in Little Beach Street Bakery over a puffin! LOL! (Don’t worry, the puffin is ok!)

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5) NUMBER OF BOOKS ON YOUR BEDSIDE TABLE?

  1. Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor
  2. Bad Man by Dathan Auerbach
  3. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

6) FAVORITE READING SNACK?

Coffee, tea, hot cheetos!

7) WHAT ARE 3 BOOKS YOU’D RECOMMEND TO ANYONE?

  1. Vicious by V.E. Schwab
  2. My Lady Jane by Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows, Cynthia Hand
  3. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

8) PROVIDE A PICTURE OF YOUR BOOKSHELF.

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Soooo I have, like, eight bookcases. This is the only one that’s color-coordinated. And it’s a bit out of date. I did a huge unhaul recently and got new books, too!

9) HOW MUCH DO BOOKS MEAN TO YOU IN 3 WORDS?

I breathe books. (LOL how do you answer this!?)

I NOW TAG…

 

Muse of Nightmares (Stranger the Dreamer, #2) by Laini Taylor – Non-Spoiler Review

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Book: Muse of Nightmares

Series: Strange the Dreamer, #2

Author: Laini Taylor

Pages: 528

Genre: YA fantasy

Publication Date: October 2, 2018

Strange the Dreamer: ★★★★★

Muse of Nightmares: ★★★★★

Goodreads Synopsis:

In the wake of tragedy, neither Lazlo nor Sarai are who they were before. One a god, the other a ghost, they struggle to grasp the new boundaries of their selves as dark-minded Minya holds them hostage, intent on vengeance against Weep.

Lazlo faces an unthinkable choice—save the woman he loves, or everyone else?—while Sarai feels more helpless than ever. But is she? Sometimes, only the direst need can teach us our own depths, and Sarai, the muse of nightmares, has not yet discovered what she’s capable of.

As humans and godspawn reel in the aftermath of the citadel’s near fall, a new foe shatters their fragile hopes, and the mysteries of the Mesarthim are resurrected: Where did the gods come from, and why? What was done with thousands of children born in the citadel nursery? And most important of all, as forgotten doors are opened and new worlds revealed: Must heroes always slay monsters, or is it possible to save them instead?

Love and hate, revenge and redemption, destruction and salvation all clash in this gorgeous sequel to the New York Times bestseller, Strange the Dreamer.

Strange the Dreamer had such a huge impact on me so needless to say Muse of Nightmares is one of my most anticipated reads of 2018. There’s just something so cathartic about Laini Taylor’s writing that while I’m reading it, I never want it to end.

Once again Laini Taylor pulls us into the epic world of gods vs. godspawn and godspawn vs. humans. I don’t want to spoil any of the major plot points, but I’m just going to say you’re in for a wild ride as we get further glimpses into the past and how the gods came to be. Also the color red is such a huge theme mentioned throughout the book, so now I totally understand why the UK edition has a red cover.

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Muse of Nightmares picks up right after the events in Strange the Dreamer. Sarai is now a ghost under the control of Minya, who wants nothing more than to obliterate every human in Weep. Difficult choices are made and relationships become strained in the name of love. I adored the relationship between Lazlo and Sarai, and also how much Minya played a pivotal role in this second installment. I know Minya is everyone’s favorite little villain, but, you guys, she became one of my favorite characters in this book. And that’s saying a lot because I truly wanted to throw her off a mountain while reading Strange the Dreamer.

But my absolute favorite part in this book was when the story shifts to the past, where we meet two sisters who end up having a huge impact on the world. The sisters, Kora and Nova, have such an unshakable bond that I seriously thought I was going to cry. I have no words to describe these scenes but they are so powerful, beautiful, and tragic. The world is so damn epic and vast; Laini Taylor dropped several clues about possibly expanding her stories, and I am so here for it.

There were so many raw and emotional moments. I honestly cannot put into words how well developed the plot, world building, and magic system is. And while some people may not like this duology for its “slow burn” pacing, I urge you to give it a chance. You won’t just be reading a book about powerful gods but you’ll be getting a story about unconditional love, loss, heartbreak, sisterhood, and family.

I took so many notes while reading this book but honestly, I’m barely including any of it here because I want you to experience all the feels and surprises yourself. If you loved Strange the Dreamer then I know you’ll absolutely love this book. It was everything I had hoped it would be and more!

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Thank you to Ashley who was so kind to trade me her ARC of Muse of Nightmares! ❤

xx,

Amy

 

Bad Man by Dathan Auerbach – Non-Spoiler Review

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ARC provided by Doubleday Books in exchange for an honest review

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Book: Bad Man

Author: Dathan Auerbach

Pages: 400

Genre: Adult fiction, mystery, thriller, horror

Publication Date: August 7, 2018

My rating: ★★★

Goodreads Synopsis:

Reddit horror sensation Dathan Auerbach delivers a devilishly dark novel about a young boy who goes missing, and the brother who won’t stop looking for him.

Eric disappeared when he was three years old. Ben looked away for only a second at the grocery store, but that was all it took. His brother was gone. Vanished right into the sticky air of the Florida Panhandle.

They say you’ve got only a couple days to find a missing person. Forty-eight hours to conduct searches, knock on doors, and talk to witnesses. Two days to tear the world apart if there’s any chance of putting yours back together. That’s your window.

That window closed five years ago, leaving Ben’s life in ruins. He still looks for his brother. Still searches, while his stepmother sits and waits and whispers for Eric, refusing to leave the house that Ben’s father can no longer afford. Now twenty and desperate for work, Ben takes a night stock job at the only place that will have him: the store that blinked Eric out of existence.

Ben can feel that there’s something wrong there. With the people. With his boss. With the graffitied baler that shudders and moans and beckons. There’s something wrong with the air itself. He knows he’s in the right place now. That the store has much to tell him. So he keeps searching. Keeps looking for his baby brother, while missing the most important message of all.

That he should have stopped looking.

I first became familiar with Dathan Auerbach several years ago when he was known as /u/1000Vultures on Reddit. He wrote the serial-creepypasta series, Penpal, in the /r/nosleep subreddit. No Sleep’s subreddit has one rule: “Suspension of disbelief is key here. Everything is true here, even if it’s not.” In other words, it is a subreddit for authors to post their horror stories and readers/commenters had to go along with it. It’s a creepy good time.

Dathan Auerbach eventually published Penpal into a full length novel, and then once I heard he wrote Bad Man, I really wanted to read it. Luckily Doubleday Books reached out to me and offered me an ARC!

Bad Man begins with brothers, Ben and Eric, who are out having a normal day shopping for groceries. Ben suffers leg pain from an old injury, so he’s not having a good time shopping with his distracting three year-old brother, Eric. Then Eric disappears. Five years later, Ben ends up getting a job as a stocker in the same grocery store from which Eric vanished. Ben believes the answers to his brother’s disappearance lies within those grocery store walls.

Right away the writing style and spook-factor reminded me a bit of Stephen King. I was immediately pulled into the story as soon as Eric disappeared. Add in some suspicious coworkers, a terrible boss, and shady towns folk, and I was hooked. Not to mention the cops in town were horribly useless. Really this book had all the elements of a fantastic horror-crime story. I had a hard time putting this book down and there were so many twists. I was honestly guessing until the very end.

And even though it’s never specified, I believe the book takes place sometime in the 80’s or 90’s. An era without cell phones and digital cameras. I love books in these settings because it makes everything so much more complicated. You have no way to google police reports or snap a photo of a suspicious person on your phone. Ah, the good ol’ days.

A few things that ultimately led to a three star rating are minor. I felt like the book was too much of a slow-burn for my tastes. It felt like things really didn’t start to pick up until I passed the 60% point. Also several scenes were a bit too over descriptive for me (for example there was an entire page about fixing a cabinet, and several pages describing a baler.) I know lots of readers enjoy descriptive scenes for the world building, so I think this writing style just wasn’t for me. As for the ending, I was left feeling unsatisfied.

With my minor qualms aside, I truly thought the horror elements were strong. There were so many scary parts! Auerbach really knows how to reel us in with his creepy-campfire storytelling while still weaving in themes of brotherhood, love, and hope.

I suggest you read Bad Man with the lights off to get those extra creepy vibes.

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xx,

Amy

Down the TBR Hole #2

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Down the TBR Hole was created by Lost in a Story. Its purpose is to help narrow down your TBR list on Goodreads by selecting 5 titles each week and deciding if you want to keep it on your TBR or get rid of it! I was inspired by Melanie @ Meltotheany to start this blog series as my TBR pile is OUT OF CONTROL!

How it works:

  • Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf.
  • Order on ascending date added.
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or should it go?

This Week’s 5 Books:

I can already tell how this is going to end. LMAO!

1) Looking for Alaska by John Green

I have nothing against John’s writing. In fact, I enjoyed The Fault in Our Stars. However, I’m finding myself not being able to relate very much to teens these days. (I know, I sound ancient). So, I’m going to give this a pass.

Verdict: DELETE

2) The Maze Runner by James Dashner

I bought it because of the hype years ago but I can’t even force myself to get past the first chapter. Ugh.

Verdict: DELETE

3) Allegiant (Divergent, #3) by Veronica Roth

Hahaha. Oh. Allegiant. Once I saw the alternating POVs I threw the book across the room. You don’t just all of a sudden change the POV of a series in the third installment if you aren’t planning to kill someone off, no?

Verdict: DELETE

4) Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

I already saw the movie starring Chalize Theron so the surprise factor is now gone.

Verdict: DELETE

5) Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

I picked this up on a whim at Target and I have no desire to read it. It’s already sitting in my donation pile.

Verdict: DELETE

Okay, to be frank, ALL OF THESE have been sitting in my donation pile for months! I just need to haul them away!

Thanks for taking a look at my TBR! I’m going to try my best to make this a weekly thing! And please feel free to recommend what books I should add (or remove) from my TBR! You can go here to view my to-read shelf, or here to add me as a friend on Goodreads! 🙂

xx,

Amy

July 2018 Wrap Up

I slowed down my reading a little bit this month since I hit a massive reading slump after finishing The Wicked King and I was traveling. But I am still so proud of myself for finishing five books this month! I’m still working on some of the reviews but, for now, here is my wrap up!

 

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Grace & Fury by Tracy Banghart ★★★★

The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air, #2) by Holly Black ★★★★★

Muse of Nightmares (Strange the Dreamer, #2) by Laini Taylor ★★★★★

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid ★★★★★

 

Digital ARC:

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The Dark Beneath the Ice by Amelinda Berube ★★

Overall it was an excellent month — look at those 5-star reads! I loved them with all my heart. Did you have any 5-star reads this month? Let me know! 🙂

xx,

Amy

August 2018 TBR

August is going to be an insanely busy month for me. There are SO MANY September releases that I’ll be gearing up for! Also I’ll be on vacation with family so that will most likely make me a bit inactive on my platforms for a bit! But I am so excited to dive into these books and feel very fortunate to receive these opportunities to buddy read and review ARCs!

I only have one physical book on my TBR in August and it’s going to be a buddy read with Melanie! She’s hosting a huge buddy read in honor of her birthday month. Definitely check out her page if you want to join!

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Isn’t this cover amazingly creepy?

 

The rest of the books on my TBR are all digital ARCs. They’re going to be awesome. I just know it.

Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft by Tess Sharpe, et al. [Harlequin Teen]

The Raging Ones by Krista Ritchie and Becca Ritchie [Wednesday Books]

Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton [Raven Books]

I Do Not Trust You by Laura J. Burns and Melinda Metz [Wednesday Books]

Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer [HMH]

 

What’s on your TBR this month? Please let me know what you think I should read! ❤

xx,

Amy