Month: August 2021

Mini Review – The Third Kingdom

Author: Terry Goodkind Publication Date: August 22, 2013 Print Length: 527 pages Read Date(s): August 6, 2021 - August 7, 2021 ⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis From the internationally bestselling author of the Sword of Truth series, comes a new Richard and Kahlan novel, sequel to The Omen Machine.The Richard and Kahlan series, beginning with The Omen … Continue reading Mini Review – The Third Kingdom

Mid-Month NetGalley Check-In – August 2021

I've made some progress on my ARCs since the last NetGalley check-in. Check out where I was a month ago in my last check-in post. My feedback ratio is back up to 71%, and I read the two ARCs I planned to complete in the last month. I've completed 15 ARC reviews out of the … Continue reading Mid-Month NetGalley Check-In – August 2021

Trope-ical Readathon: Update #2

This readathon is almost halfway over, and I'm actually on track! I've finished a little over half of my TBR. I finished another four books this past week and started on a fifth. I completed four challenges (Historical Figure, Multiple POV, Found Family, and Post-Apocalyptic). I also started my book for the 'Published Before 2000' … Continue reading Trope-ical Readathon: Update #2

Stacking the Shelves (18) – August 14, 2021

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! The meme is hosted by Reading … Continue reading Stacking the Shelves (18) – August 14, 2021

First Lines Fridays (18) – August 13, 2021

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the … Continue reading First Lines Fridays (18) – August 13, 2021

Mini Review – The Taking of Jake Livingston

Author: Ryan Douglass Publication Date: July 13, 2021 Print Length: 244 pages Read Date(s): August 1, 2021 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Get Out meets Danielle Vega in this YA horror where survival is not a guarantee.Jake Livingston is one of the only Black kids at St. Clair Prep, one of the others being his infinitely more … Continue reading Mini Review – The Taking of Jake Livingston

Book Review – She Who Became the Sun

Author: Shelley Parker-Chan Publication Date: July 20, 2021 Print Length: 416 pages Read Date(s): August 4, 2021 - August 5, 2021 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Goodreads Synopsis In a famine-stricken village on a dusty yellow plain, two children are given two fates. A boy, greatness. A girl, nothingness…In 1345, China lies under harsh Mongol rule. For the starving … Continue reading Book Review – She Who Became the Sun

Trope-ical Readathon: Update #1

I can't believe it has already been a week since the beginning of the Trope-ical Readathon! It has flown by, but I've managed to make some serious progress on my TBR. I've finished four books in this first week and accumulated 1909 points. I completed three challenges (Coming-of-Age, Read a Book in 24 Hours, and … Continue reading Trope-ical Readathon: Update #1

Stacking the Shelves (17) – August 7, 2021

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! The meme is hosted by Reading … Continue reading Stacking the Shelves (17) – August 7, 2021

First Lines Fridays (17) – August 6, 2021

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the … Continue reading First Lines Fridays (17) – August 6, 2021