Monthly Reading Wrap Ups, Reading Updates

Reading Wrap Up – February 2022

Wow, February was a terrible reading month for me. I only read six books, one of which was a graphic novel and another that was finishing a reread. Plus I had my first DNF of the year. But it's March 5th and I've already read two books in March and think I'll finish another today.… Continue reading Reading Wrap Up – February 2022

ARC Reviews, Book Reviews

ARC Review – The Rumor Game

The Rumor Gas by Dhonielle Clayton and Sona Charaipotra is a YA contemporary novel set to be published on March 1, 2022. This novel uses mixed-media to explore how rumors run rampant and impact the lives of three high school girls in a prep school outside of Washington, DC. I really enjoyed those discussions as… Continue reading ARC Review – The Rumor Game

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ARC Review – By Any Other Name

By Any Other Name by Lauren Kate is a new romance novel set to be published March 1st. This was a cute bookish rom-com despite a rough start. I gave it 3 stars. Goodreads Description What she doesn’t know about love could fill a book. With a successful career as a romance editor, and an… Continue reading ARC Review – By Any Other Name

Monthly NetGalley Updates, Reading Updates

NetGalley Update – February 2022

It's time for my mid-month update on my NetGalley ARCs. Stats Approved ARCs: 36Feedback Sent: 30Feedback Ratio: 83% I did it! I hit 80%! Now to build up a buffer so I don't lose it. Books Read Since Last Update I have read 3 ARCs since my last update. Castles in Their Bones by Laura… Continue reading NetGalley Update – February 2022

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ARC Review – Bright Ruined Things

Bright Ruined Things by Samantha Cohoe is a YA historical fantasy set to be published February 15, 2022. I've had this one on NetGalley for months as the release date was pushed back from the original date in fall 2021 and I was excited to get into it. Goodreads Description The only life Mae has… Continue reading ARC Review – Bright Ruined Things

ARC Reviews, Book Reviews

ARC Review – The Gaps

The Gaps by Leanne Hall is a YA contemporary phycological fiction novel set in Australia. According to NetGalley, this book will be published February 8, 2022 although Goodreads and Amazon say it was published in March 2021. Description When sixteen-year-old Yin Mitchell is abducted, the news reverberates through the whole Year Ten class at Balmoral… Continue reading ARC Review – The Gaps

Monthly Reading Wrap Ups, Reading Updates

Reading Wrap Up – January 2022

January wasn't the best start to 2022 reading but I still read 7 books. Plus I hit 80% on NetGalley...and promptly got another approval but I'll get back there soon. February was a little uneven, my work has been crazy and some days I just didn't feel like reading after working 11+ hours. Other days,… Continue reading Reading Wrap Up – January 2022

ARC Reviews, Book Reviews

ARC Review – Castles in Their Bones

Castles in Their Bones is the first book in a new YA fantasy series by Laura Sebastian who is the author of the Ash Princess trilogy. While I liked the Ash Princess, I read it way too late and never picked up the second book but I decided to give this author another shot. I… Continue reading ARC Review – Castles in Their Bones

Book Reviews

Book Review – The Midnight Bargain

The Midnight Bargain by CL Polk is a YA fantasy published in 2020. I listened to this on audiobook and ended up giving it 2 stars. Goodreads Description Beatrice Clayborn is a sorceress who practices magic in secret, terrified of the day she will be locked into a marital collar that will cut off her… Continue reading Book Review – The Midnight Bargain

Monthly NetGalley Updates, Reading Updates

NetGalley Update – January 2022

It's time for my mid-month update on my NetGalley ARCs. Stats Approved ARCs:34Feedback Sent: 27Feedback Ratio: 79% I'm so close to my goal of 80%! One more book and I'll be there. Books Read Since Last Update I have read 2 ARCs since my last update. When You Get the Chance by Emma Lord (was… Continue reading NetGalley Update – January 2022