May 2018 reading round-up

# of books read: 16 audiobooks listened to: 3 graphic novels read: 4 total page count: 3,727 pages year total page count: 16,228 pages Even higher reading totals than last month!  I'm on a roll! https://www.instagram.com/p/BiHKrLuFtzo/ As usual, I was pleased to read another Patricia Briggs book.  Burn Bright is the fifth book in the … Continue reading May 2018 reading round-up

3 on a theme: isolated cottages

An isolated cottage in the UK, usually by the seaside, surrounded by dark trees.  There something mysterious going on, and naturally, there's no cell reception either... When I'm not reading YA, I lean towards adult thrillers, and I've been sensing a theme... At first I thought it was the word "wood" in the title, because … Continue reading 3 on a theme: isolated cottages

April 2018 reading round-up

# of books read: 11 audiobooks listened to: 2 used books read: 2 total page count: 2,634 pages year total page count: 12,501 pages The highest monthly total yet this year! https://www.instagram.com/p/BhJf2B3FXjo/ I've been dying to get my hands on Children of Blood and Bone, I've heard so much about it and then, of course, … Continue reading April 2018 reading round-up

March 2018 reading round-up

# of books read: 15 audiobooks listened to: 2 ebooks read: 5 (6 if you count Wattpad!) total page count: 3,453 pages year total page count: 9,867 pages The highest monthly total yet this year! https://www.instagram.com/p/BepzArolPvq/ It's rare that I go out and buy a brand new hardcover unless I'm going to get it signed.  … Continue reading March 2018 reading round-up

Trends to end 2018: Fantasy girl makeovers

I've been on a fantasy kick lately, loving the rich world-building and kickass heroines.  There's just one little problem I noticed that keeps happening again and again: my kickass heroines getting makeovers to be prettier before they kick more ass. The first time I saw this happen was in The Hunger Games. Katniss was pretty … Continue reading Trends to end 2018: Fantasy girl makeovers

January 2018 reading round-up

# of books read: 11 audiobooks listened to: 2 Leigh Bardugo books read: 3 total page count: 3,517 pages year total page count: 3,517 pages Last year I read a total of 174 books!  My goal was only 100, so I don't feel like I'm rushing to complete my Goodreads challenge.  This month was a … Continue reading January 2018 reading round-up