2017 Beat the Backlist RESULTS!!

My first beat the backlist is under my belt, and honest I think I could have done much better. Of my planned reads, I only managed 6 books.  That is such a wimpy score!  Thankfully my list doesn’t look too bad, because I fluffed it up with surprise choices from my backlist.  Some of them […]

December Recap & What Comes Next!

Books that I rated Between a 4.5 and a 5:   Books that I rated between a 3.5 and a 4.5:    Books that I rated between a 2.5 and a 3.5:     The High’s & Low’s! I am so shocked by how much I read this month!  After such a low November I expected to read […]

2017 Goodreads Year in Books!

Another year down, another year of reading on Goodreads. I think this is my favorite Goodreads feature, simply because I love seeing my yearly book totals broken down.  I’m such a dork, but it’s like getting even more intimate with my reading year. I also love sharing my totals with you! I hope to see […]

November Recap & What Comes Next!

Books that I rated Between a 4.5 and a 5: Books that I rated between a 3.5 and a 4.5:     The High’s & Low’s! November was a hard month!  I definitely didn’t get to do as much reading as I wanted, because life got really messy for me.  I’m not even ashamed that I only […]

1000 Followers! I love you guys!

It’s been a really hard few weeks.  My husband is dealing with some pretty serious foot problems, and unable to work.  Then last weekend my puppy fell off the back of the couch and tour his ACL.  Taking care of him is almost like having a new baby, keeping him from walking on his leg […]

October Recap & What’s up for Nov!

Books that I rated between a 4.5 and a 5:      Books that I rated between a 3.5 and a 4.5:         Books that I rated between a 2.5 and a 3.5: The High’s & Low’s! October was a pretty productive reading month!  I took part in the annual Dewey 24 hour readathon, and while I didn’t […]

September 2017 Recap & What’s Coming Next

Books that I rated between a 4.5 and a 5:     Books that I rated between a 3.5 and a 4.5:     Books that I rated between a 2.5 and a 3.5:   The High’s & Low’s! As I mentioned in my review, The Phobia of Renegade X came out this month.  I wait so long for each […]

August 2017 Recap & What’s Coming Next

Books that I rated between a 4.5 and a 5:      Books that I rated between a 3.5 and a 4.5:       Books that I rated between a 2.5 and a 3.5:    The High’s & Low’s! I love that I’m generally a happy reader.  I know that seems like it’s coming out of nowhere but when I […]

July 2017 Recap & What’s Coming Next

*Covers take you to review, or Goodreads page. Books that I rated between a 4.5 and a 5:     Books that I rated between a 3.5 and a 4.5:       Books that I rated between a 2.5 and a 3.5:   Audio The High’s & Low’s! So many highs!  This was a month that gave me 3 of […]

June 2017 Recap & What’s Coming Next

Books that I rated between a 4.5 and a 5:     Books that I rated between a 3.5 and a 4.5:   Books that I rated between a 2.5 and a 3.5:     Audio Reread The High’s & Low’s! June was a crazy month.  Lately work means so much less time.  I have so much less time to […]

May 2017 Recap & What’s Coming Next

This month I really struggled with where to put my reads on the ratings list.  You see, rarely is a book exactly 5 stars, sometimes it’s only a 4.75… close enough to 5 that it shouldn’t be lumped in with the 4 star reads.  I’m honest to a fault.  I couldn’t say they were all […]

April 2017 Recap & What’s Coming Next

5 Star Reads    4-4.5 Star Reads      3-3.5 Star Reads    Rereads     The High’s & Low’s! I had a good month!  Surprisingly, since everything in my personal life was pretty hectic.  I’m astonished that I managed to read 15 books. I think the most exciting part of my reading month was that I […]

March 2017 Recap & What’s Coming Next

5 Star Reads   4-4.5 Star Reads      3-3.5 Star Reads   The High’s & Low’s! Obviously I had a lot 4 star reads.  They were all good, I enjoyed them.  My highlights in March were Mercy Thompson, but that’s obvious.  I think the biggest shocker was my obsession with The Foxhole Court.  More than […]

February 2017

5 Star Reads    4-4.5 Star Reads     3-3.5 Star Reads February’s insights!   February was a slower month, with only 7 books read.  It was also a busier month, with my birthday and my daughter’s at the start of March.  I did manage to fit in TJ Klune, which is always a good month. […]

January 2017

5 Star Reads 4-4.5 Star Reads 3-3.5 Star Reads January’s insights! January’s count blows December out of the water!  Look at that, I read 11 books!  I feel really good about that.  I also feel like I read a nice array of genres in January.  I think that’s one of my monthly goals, to keep […]