Monthly Recap and Book of the Month

May has come and gone. I’ve been yo-yoing between voracious reading and a book slump, where everything I read is meh, which makes it hard to write reviews.

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 Book of the Month*

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A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas – 5 Stars

FINALLY! It came. It conquered. I’m now utterly ruined for any other type of literature for the foreseeable future.

*based on books reviewed this month

April Reviews (Total-7)

The Chosen by J.R. Ward – 3 Stars

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones – 2.5 Stars

Twist by Kylie Scott – 4 Stars

The Great Pursuit by Wendy Higgins – 5 Stars

Honor by Jay Crownover – 3 Stars

Sanguine Moon by Jennifer Foxcroft – 5 Stars

 2017 Reading Challenge Progress

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 I have read 43 out of 100 books. (Read 12 books this month.)

Currently Reading

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Violet Grenade by Victoria Scott

I’m not really liking it so far…Hopefully it gets better.

Next on my TBR

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What I’m Watching

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It’s time!!!! I am a HUGE fan of The Bachelorette and proud member of #Bachelornation. My Monday nights consist of The Bachelorette, wine and yoga pants.

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I’ve also been watching the Amazon Original series Sneaky Pete. It’s wildly entertaining starring David Shore and Bryan Cranston. It’s great for fans of Breaking Bad.

What I’m writing

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I’m almost done with my current round of edits on my first work in progress. These last few chapters have been a huge hurdle because something isn’t right and I can’t figure out what it is. I just need to buckle down and figure it out.

 

 

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Monthly Recap and Book of the Month

I can’t believe April is already over. I’ve been reading at an insatiable rate recently — a lot of good books and some bad books, but 90 percent of the time I have a book in my hand.

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 Book of the Month*

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The Chemist by Stephanie Meyer- 4.5 star review

I was surprised at how much I liked this one!

*based on books reviewed this month

April Reviews (Total-5)

Fate of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

By Your Side by Kasie West

Royally Matched by Emma Chase

 

 2017 Reading Challenge Progress

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 I have read 25 out of 100 books. (Read 6 books this month.) I’m behind!! How can that be?

Currently Reading

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The Chosen by J.R. Ward

I’m loving it, but this has to be my least favorite cover of hers. It’s giving me an early 80s vibe.

Next on my TBR

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What I’m Watching

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I watched the first season on Netflix. It was hilarious but I found myself cringing more so than laughing.

What I’m writing

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I’m doing a major edit on my first WIP. It’s been beyond frustrating. I feel like I’m rewriting the entire novel, but at least I know it’ll be better in the end. I’m still blown away at how difficult it is to write a good story. It’s one thing to get the words down, it’s another to make it all make sense and be entertaining.

What else?

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I’m planning on going to Utopiacon in Nashville in June. I’ve been once before a few years ago and I’m excited to go again, only this time I’ll be going as an aspiring novelist not just a blogger. Are you going? If so, let me know! I’d love to meet up and hang out.