#OurLostLibrary Lost-A-Thon TBR

I follow @ourlostlibrary on twitter and saw there announcement for this challenge. I am not putting too much pressure of reading all these books but I have found a book for almost every challenge (I am skipping the buddy read challenge). This is running the whole month of February.

New Year, New Book (a book you were given as a gift)- Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

Long Term TBR (been on your shelf forever)- Her Wedding Wish by Jillian Hart

Less than 250 pages- Attack Of The Mutant by R. L. Stine

Finish a book you have started but put down- Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult

Discounted Discovery (a book you got on sale (I am using a library sale book for this))- The Year I Turned Sixteen by Diane Schwemm

Female author- Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult

Finish a series- Into the Bright Unknown by Rae Carson

Historical conversations (Book that makes you think)- Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Classic with a twist (modern version of a classic)- Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco

Deadly relationships (domestic thrillers or paranormal romance)- Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Diverse graphic novel (graphic novel/manga/comic book)- Fullmetal Alchemist Vol. 3 by Hiromu Arakawa

Twenty something in space- Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi

Free choice- Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

Female fantasy- Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Middle grade retelling (a retelling in the middle grade genre)-  Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel by Megan Morrison

Faith, courage or strength in the synopsis- Final Beginnings by John Edwards

Red on the cover- Rocky Mountain Legacy by Lois Richer

TBR jar pick- How to Kill a Monster by R. L. Stine

Buddy read- not doing

New to you genre (a genre you dont gravitate to)- The Giver by Lois Lowery

Love triangle- Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas

Mystery genre pick (I did a twitter poll and got science fiction)- These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Megan Spooner

More than 350 pages- A World Without Princes by Soman Chainani

Book rec from OLL (I looked under the fantasy recommendations and saw Robin Hobb mentioned so I decided to use the next book of her’s for this prompt)- Fool’s Errand by Robin Hobb

Passion project (a book about something you love)- A New Leash of Love by Debbie Burns

Well lets see how many of these I get to.

Reading Log | November 3-9, 2019

I am happy with how many books I managed to finish.

Books:

Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley

The Crown by Kiera Cass

The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl

Going Solo by Roald Dahl

Saving Jemima: Life and Love with a Hard-Luck Jay by Julie Zickefoose

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

November 3

*Relish- 51 pages

November 4

*Jemima- 21 pages

*Crown- 42%

*Relish- 109 (finished)

November 5

*Jemima- 52 pages

*The Crown- 48% (finished)

November 6

*Magic Finger- 67 pages (finished)

*Going Solo- 193 pages

November 7

*Jemima- 54 pages

*Going Solo-17 pages (finished)

November 8

*Jemima-49 pages

November 9

Jemima-44 pages

Priory- 8 pages

 

How was your week? Did you make progress in your reads?

#tometopple TBR

This is a readathon based on reading big books (500+pages). This readathon is running November 9-22, 2019. There are many different hosts. I am just going to put Sam from thoughts on tomes announcement video here. I am also putting the twitter here.

1.Read more than one tome

2.Tome on your TBR the longest

*All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

3. Tome Part of a series

*Keeper Of The Lost Cities Exile by Shannon Messenger

4. Genre you don’t typically read

*Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

5. Adult novel

*The Priory Of The Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Are you going to join? If so what are you hoping to read. I am going to try and get at least The Priory Of The Orange Tree done.

Reading Log | October 27- November 2

I feel like I had a decent ending to the month. I did finish two books this week.

Books:

Second Glance by Jodi Picoult

To Kill A Mockingburd: A Graphic Novel by Fred Fordham

Relsih: My Life In The Kitchen By Lucy Knisley

October 27

*Second Glance- 2 pages

October 28

*Second Glance- 24 pages

October 29

*Second Glance- 51 pages (finished)

*To Kill A Mockingbird- 70 pages

October 30

*To Kill A Mockingbird-146 pages

October 31

*To Kill A Mockingbird-57 pages (finished)

November 1

*Nothing

November 2

*Relish-13 pages

How was your week? Did you hit all your reading goals in October? I am okay with this week considering I wrapped up two books before the end of the month.

October Wrap-Up

Hey ya’ll. So I am okay with this months reading. I didn’t hit any goals I set for (#lotteryathon) but I was able to read a good amount of books.

Killing November by Adriana Mather

Thoughts- A great story with great characters and an intense story line.

Overall- 4/5

The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon

Thoughts- A really cute story.

Overall- 5/5

Keeper Of The Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger

Thoughts- Really cool middle grade with and interesting magic system and a great story line.

Overall-4.5/5

Second Glance by Jodi Picoult

Thoughts- An interesting story with some great plot points.

Overall-4.5/5

To Kill A Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel by Fred Fordham

Thoughts- A great story for the time. I really enjoyed the artwork in this graphic novel.

Overall- 5/5

How did your reading go this month? Did you have a favorite read this month? I think mine would have to be To Kill A Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel. I liked how they did the artwork and it reflects the time that it was written in.

 

November TBR

This month I am planning on participating in a few readathons. Two month ones and a few week/s ones. The two month ones are #Believathon and #NonfictionNovember. These both have challenges but I know I probably wont hit all of them. I am just going to tell you all the books and then put in parentheses which readathon they count for.

Books

City Of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett

Relish: My Life In The Kitchen by Lucy Knisley (Nonfiction)

Saving Jemima: Life and Love with a Hard-Luck Jay by Julie Zickefoose (nonfiction)

The Keeper of the Lost Cities Exile by Shannon Messenger (Believathon)

The Keeper of the Lost Cities Everblaze by Shannon Messenger (Believathon)

Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

The Crown by Kiera Cass (currently reading)

The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend (believathon)

Wundersmith The Calling of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend (believathon)

Open by Andre Agassi (Nonfiction)

Educated by Tara Westover (nonfiction)

Let’s see how many of these I can get to this month. Are you doing any readathons this month?

 

Reading log | October 20-26, 2019

I think I did decently well this week. I made some progress in one book and finished a book this week.

Books:

Second Glance (SG) by Jodi Picoult

The Keeper Of The Lost Cities (KLC) by Shannon Messenger

The Crown (Crown) by Kiera Cass

October 20

*SG- 5 pages

*KLC-16 pages

*On The Come Up by Angie Thomas-32% (was going to read but put it down)

October 21

*SG- 8 pages

*KLC-62

October 22

*Crown- 10%

*KLC- 87 pages (finished)

October 23

*Nothing

October 24

*SG-86 pages

October 25

*SG-140 pages

October 26

*SG-6 pages

How was your reading week? Read anything good? Did you finish anything? Thanks for stopping by.

 

#fridayreads October 25, 2019

I thought I would quickly jump on here and say that I am reading a few things and hope to finish something this weekend.

Second Glance by Jodi Picoult (403/506) (physical/audio)

The Crown by Kiera Cass (10% audio)

Nevernight by Jay Kristoff (2% ebook)

I have many others I could pick up as well. I am saying it now that I failed #lotteryathon. Any goals you trying to get done before the end of the month? I would really like to finish at least 3 books but we shall see.