#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.

#buzzwordathon and #SpringIntoReading2019 TBR

These two readathons are happening at the exact same time!! So lets see how I do. They are both being held March 18-24.

The buzzwordathon is hosted by BooksandLala and chelseadolling reads. This one is focused on one word has to be in the title. This round it has six buzzwords (who, what, where, when, how and why). For these I will put them in bold.

The #springintoreading2019 is hosted by Completely Melanie and Read’s Readers. The following is the challenges and books for this readathon.

1. ) Spring cleaning (a book collecting dust)

  • After Life by John Edward

2.) Spring break (something travel or vacation)

  • Amy & Rodger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

3.) The Flowers are blooming (flowers on the cover)

  • Where Love Abides by Irene Hannon

4.) Love in the air (read a romance)

  • Her Wedding Wish by Jillian Hart

5.)  New growth (green on the cover)

  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

6.) Woman’s march (read the group book (How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather) or a book with a strong female lead)

  • The Crown by Kiera Cass

March TBR

There is two readathons I am hoping to do and they are both at the same time! I will do a separate TBR for them at a later date. These are a few of the books I hope to get to this month.

Current read:

The Assassin’s Blade by Sarah J. Maas (on page 230/435 at time of typing this post)

The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan (at 71%)

A World Without Princes by Soman Chainani (at 28%)

TBR:

Our Year Of Maybe by Rachel Lynn Omon

Edgedancer by Brandon Sanderson

The Crown by Kiera Cass

The Black Prism by Brent Weeks

Death by the Dozen by Jenn McKinlay

February Wrap-Up

Hey ya’ll. Here is what I read this month!

Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich

Thoughts- What a story. A good look at life.

  • Characters- 4/5
  • Setting- 4/5
  • Plot- 4/5
  • Writing- 4/5
  • Overall- 4/5

A Silent Voice Vol. 1 by Yoshitoki Oima

Thoughts- A great slice of life story surrounding around disabilities.

  • Characters- 5/5
  • Setting- 5/5
  • Plot- 5/5
  • Writing- 5/5
  • Overall- 5/5

Buttercream Bump Off by Jenn McKinlay

Thoughts- A great mystery

  • Characters- 4/5
  • Setting- 4/5
  • Plot- 4/5
  • Writing- 4/5
  • Overall- 4/5

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Thoughts- A different look at what life could be like.

  • Characters- 4/5
  • Setting- 4/5
  • Plot- 4/5
  • Writing- 4/5
  • Overall- 4/5

Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott

Thoughts- A neat story.

  • Characters- 5/5
  • Setting- 5/5
  • Plot- 5/5
  • Writing- 5/5
  • Overall- 5/5

 

So I had a good reading month overall.

January 2019 Wrap-up

With it being the first month of the year over its time for the wrap-up. Sadly I only managed to finish 3 books (which I know is more than some people read in a month but I was aiming for more). I do have four books that I am in the middle of reading.

Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson

Thoughts- This book has diffidently upped the stakes that is for sure.

  • Characters- 5/5
  • Setting- 5/5
  • Plot- 5/5
  • Writing- 5/5
  • Overall- 5/5

The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee

Thoughts- A really interesting story!

  • Characters-5/5
  • Setting- 5/5
  • Plot- 5/5
  • Writing- 5/5
  • Overall- 5/5

After the Game by Abbi Glines

Thoughts- What a sweet novel in this series.

  • Characters- 5/5
  • Setting- 5/5
  • Plot- 5/5
  • Writing- 5/5
  • Overall- 5/5

The four books I am currently in the middle of are:

Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich

The Assassin’s Blade by Sarah J Maas

The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

Buttercream Bump Off by Jenn McKinlay

#CYOReadathon January Wrap-up

Well this weekend we got hit with the big snow storm that went through here. I was hoping to read more but didn’t. I was able to read a chunk of The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan. I hope you guys had a better readathon than I did. I am hoping to join in this readathon through out the year!

#CYOReadathon January tbr

Hey ya’ll I am going to try and read a few books during this readathon. This is hosted by Sarah (Steeped in Books) and you can find her announcement here. This event is happening on the 19 and 20 of this month. She added a theme to this round. That theme is new. If you want more information or details about this readathon click the link for the announcement video.

TBR

Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich (new to me author)

Deep Blue by Jennifer Donnelly (new to me author)

I am just going to go with these two. I hope That I could get all of these done as they are due the Tuesday after this readathon.