My 24 in 48 Read-a-thon Wrap-Up!

24 in 48 readathon wrap-up

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Hey guys! I announced about a month ago that I was going to be participating in the 24 in 48 readathon, I did it, I had a fabulous time, and then I put off the wrap-up for ages. Well, here it is!

If you don’t know what the 24 in 48 readathon is, it’s essentially a readathon that takes place over the course of 48 hours. During that time, you attempt to read for 24 hours! If you want to know more, you can check out the official 24 in 48 website!

I personally think I did awesome, which I’m really happy with! I finished four books in their entirety, read about half of two different books, and just barely started another. Let’s just get into it, shall we? Continue reading

Down the TBR Hole: This is working!!! Eek!

Down the TBR Hole

Yikes, I haven’t done a Down the TBR Hole in, what… Almost a month? Yikes! I definitely need to get back into the swing of things. Let’s dive right in, shall we?

It’s awesome how well this meme is working for me! I’ve gotten rid of so many books, and the Spring Cleaning Book Tag that I did a week ago definitely helped as well. 🙂

Okay, to be fair, I keep adding a gazillion-trillion books. But I’ve stayed under 700 and the number is still going down more than up! If you want to check out my last Down the TBR Hole, you can do so here. 🙂

Down the TBR Hole is a (very) bookish meme, originally created by Lia @ Lost In A Story. She has since combed through all of her TBR (very impressive) and diminished it by quite a bit, but the meme is still open to others! How to participate:

  • Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf
  • Order by Ascending Date Added
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books. Of course if you do this weekly, you start where you left off the last time.
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or let it go?

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Summer Bibib Day 4: A Book You Rated 3 Stars or Less

Summer Biannual Bibliothon 2017 Day 4

Hey guys! It is now Day FOUR of the Biannual Bibliothon, and it’s my host day!

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Ahem. Nonetheless, if you want to check out my post for yesterday (with the blogger book tag and villain’s synopsis), you can do so here!

Now, both yesterday and when my challenge was announced on Instagram, I included a few questions, just to spark your creativity. But basically, the overall idea is to simply talk about:

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Everything All At Once: ALL OF THE CHARACTERS LOVE BOOKS. I LOVE THEM.

Hey y’all! It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these (a review, that is), so I feel a little rusty. However, the challenge for Day 2 of the Biannual Bibliothon is to write a review, so I figured I could give it a go! 😉 I missed yesterday’s challenge because I was participating in the 24 in 48 readathon, but maybe I’ll have time to make it up sometime later this week! We’ll just have to see. Today’s blog challenge is hosted by Kassie @ Miss Sassy Kassie, so make sure to click on over and check out her review! I also recently saw Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks’ post with tips for writing reviews, so I’ll be keeping that in mind. It’s definitely worth a read! Anyhoo, let’s get on with the show, shall we?

Everything All At Once by Katrina Leno

I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest, unbiased review.

Lottie Reaves has always had anxiety. But when her aunt Helen dies, she starts to believe death is awaiting her around every corner. And really, what is the reason for living in the first place, anyway?

Aunt Helen wasn’t only her aunt; she was the bestselling author of the Alvin Hatter series. As her final gift and goodbye to Lottie, she leaves her 24 letters: each with a dare. And all of them leading to a secret she began hiding long ago.

O-kay, so I’m kind of terrible at writing synopses. But you get the idea. The whole reason I requested this book is because I had read Katrina Leno’s previous book, The Lost and the Found. (And loved it, of course!) But I completely did not know what to expect from this book, and I was extremely pleasantly surprised.

I love books with dares, challenges, bucket lists, games, etc. I find them entertaining and I always want to know what happens next. I requested this book ages ago, so when I went into it, I had basically zero idea what the book was about. Which made the whole thing that much more exciting and fun!

All of my thoughts are so scrambled, so let’s just make some lists, shall we? Continue reading

Down the TBR Hole: And another one bites the dust!

Down the TBR Hole

And another one bites and another one bites and another one bites the dust-ah!

Hey y’all! I know I just did one of these a couple of days ago, but my TBR hole is just pitifully deep and I can’t afford to take a week off! As long as you guys enjoy these, I’ll keep doing them. XD Anyhoo, let’s just get right into it, shall we? If you want to check out “last week’s” post, you can click here!

(P.S. Yesterday I put up my post announcing that I’m a blogger host- meaning I’m hosting a prompt one day of the week that you can join in on- in the Biannual Bibliothon and participating in the 24 in 48 readathon! Make sure to check that out here!)

Down the TBR Hole is a (very) bookish meme, originally created by Lia @ Lost In A Story. She has since combed through all of her TBR (very impressive) and diminished it by quite a bit, but the meme is still open to others! How to participate:

  • Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf
  • Order by Ascending Date Added
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books. Of course if you do this weekly, you start where you left off the last time.
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or let it go?

Continue reading

Down the TBR Hole: I can fall and talk at the same time, right?

Down the TBR Hole

Hey guys! Apologies for missing this post on Monday (as is the norm); I had my spinal fusion surgery for my scoliosis on June 21 and I’ve just been recovering since! Last week’s DTTH was on time because I was able to get it scheduled before my surgery. 🙂 Anyway, I wanted to make sure to get this post in for this week, because I’ve been adding books to my TBR even faster than I’ve been taking them off (argh, you beautiful new releases), and I can’t afford to lose a week!

But speaking of my surgery and therefore recovery, I have a ton of time on my hands! This means I’m getting back into reading and I have a ton of things planned on the blog. You’ll definitely be hearing more about my surgery (if you’re wondering about that) in a later post, and as I think my TBR needs extra help, I’m going to try to find some other unhaul-tags to do to get rid of a few in between these posts! Let me know down below if you know of any. 🙂 That said, without further ado, I think we should start unhauling, don’t you?

Down the TBR Hole is a (very) bookish meme, originally created by Lia @ Lost In A Story. She has since combed through all of her TBR (very impressive) and diminished it by quite a bit, but the meme is still open to others! How to participate:

  • Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf
  • Order by Ascending Date Added
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books. Of course if you do this weekly, you start where you left off the last time.
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or let it go?

Continue reading

Down the TBR Hole: How deep does this thing go???

Down the TBR Hole (2)

This hole seems to be rather deep, doesn’t it! Since I was only able to get rid of 3 books in last week’s Down the TBR Hole, I’m hoping for a bit more this week! Let’s just get right into the action, shall we?

Down the TBR Hole is a (very) bookish meme, originally created by Lia @ Lost In A Story. She has since combed through all of her TBR (very impressive) and diminished it by quite a bit, but the meme is still open to others! How to participate:

  • Go to your Goodreads to-read shelf
  • Order by Ascending Date Added
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books. Of course if you do this weekly, you start where you left off the last time.
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or let it go?

Continue reading