Monthly Reading Wrap Ups, Reading Updates

Reading Wrap Up – January 2023

January didn't kick off 2023 with the great reading month I was hoping for. I read 4 books and did enjoy them. Hopefully there are better books and reading to come in 2023. Reading Stats Books Read: 4 Pages Read: 1,884 Average Rating: 3.75 4 stars - 3 3 stars - 1 Genre Breakdown: Fantasy… Continue reading Reading Wrap Up – January 2023

Book Reviews

Book Review – Fireborne

Fireborne by Rosaria Munda is the first book in the Aurelian Cycle, a completed YA fantasy trilogy. I had heard good things about this one and was not disappointed. I gave this book 4 stars and see potential for a 5 star rating later in the series. Goodreads Description Annie and Lee were just children… Continue reading Book Review – Fireborne

Book Reviews

Book Review – The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches

The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna is an adult cozy fantasy romance. It was nominated for a Goodreads choice award for 2022 and people have been comparing it to The House in the Cerulean Sea so I had to read it. I really enjoyed it and it was a great book… Continue reading Book Review – The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches

Monthly Reading Wrap Ups, Reading Updates

Reading Wrap Up – November and December 2022

After reading zero books in October, I got back into reading and powered through to meet my annual goal of 100 books on December 31st. I read 17 books between November and December which included quite a few graphic novels to fit them all in while traveling for the holidays. In the holiday craziness, I… Continue reading Reading Wrap Up – November and December 2022

ARC Reviews, Book Reviews

ARC Review – Tread of Angels

Tread of Angels by Rebecca Roanhorse is an adult fantasy standalone novella that will be published November 15th. I was excited to get my hands on this one as I loved Black Sun and its sequel and I really wanted to try something else by Roanhorse. Her writing definitely lived up to my expectations although… Continue reading ARC Review – Tread of Angels

Monthly Reading Wrap Ups, Reading Updates

Reading Wrap Up – September 2022

September was a very weird reading month. I read a lot when I was at the beach for a week but didn't read very much before that and haven't finished a book in the week since I got back. But I had a few great reads and read 6 books so fairly good overall. Reading… Continue reading Reading Wrap Up – September 2022

Monthly NetGalley Updates, Reading Updates

NetGalley Update – September 2022

A few days late but here is my mid-month update on my NetGalley ARCs. Stats Approved ARCs: 51 Feedback Sent: 45 Feedback Ratio: 88% Books Read Since Last Update I've read 3 ARCs since my last update. Notorious Sorcerer by Davinia Evans (published September 13, reviewed August 28) I didn't hate this one but it… Continue reading NetGalley Update – September 2022

ARC Reviews, Book Reviews

ARC Review – Something Bright and Burning

Something Bright and Burning by Whitney Amazeen is a new adult contemporary novel set to be published September 20, 2022. I got early access through NetGalley and was excited to dive in but this one didn't work for me, I gave it 2 stars. Goodreads Description Everly Martin, eighteen years old and fiercely ambitious, takes… Continue reading ARC Review – Something Bright and Burning

ARC Reviews, Book Reviews

Book Review – The Time Trials

The Time Trials by Jon McConnell and Dayna McConnell is the first book in a YA sci-fi series featuring a a group of four teenagers who compete in a secret time travel competition. I received this as an ARC through NetGalley but it was actually released last year. The second book is being released in… Continue reading Book Review – The Time Trials