Jan 4, 2015

From December to January

HOLY CRAP, YOU GUYS. IT'S DECEMBER. But first, let's talk about all the fun stuff that happened in November, shall we?

-Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek by Maya Van Wagenen
-This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
-The Night House by Rachel Tafoya
-Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
-Kiss of Broken Glass by Madeleine Kuderick
-The Loop by Shandy Lawson
-My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
-Boomerang by Noelle August

-Through the Ever Night by Veronica Rossi: The middle was just so blaaah.
-Popular by Maya Van Wagenen: This was a nice read!
-This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner: I like the new setting!
-The Night House by Rachel Tafoya: Meh.

Book of the Month
I also really liked My Life Next Door, but come on: this is Stephanie Perkins and the supposed end of a beloved seriesish thing.

Book Haul

Weekly Posts

Other Posts
Blog tours for Rachel Tafoya's The Night House and This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner stopped by, with wonderful giveaways, of course!

The end of the year meant it was once again time for the Class of 2014 YA Superlative Blogfest! See what books are at Head of the Class, winning the Popularity Contest, rule the Elements of Fiction, and are the Best in Show!

Book club met to discuss Van Wagenen's Popular! It was also our Christmas party, and we had food, played trivia on all the books we read in 2014. And instead of sweaters, we dressed up like some of the books we read, hence the costumes (I attempted Code Name Verity).

Also, CHRISTMAS; I hope you had a very Happy Holiday! Between Book Outlet (I'm expecting a second order), Secret Santas, and my mom, plus some giveaways and such, I have many books to add to my poor shelves. You can find all my Christmas goodies on my Instagram, if you'd like!

I'd love to get ten books read this month, but school is starting (with three writing classes) and I've got a little job, so we'll see!

New Releases
Three January releases I'm looking forward to most are...(and don't already have; sorry, How to Outswim a Shark Without a Snorkel).

January 6, 2015: It's probably going to make me cry though and I don't like that.

January 27, 2015: Mysteries and thrillers are becoming one of my favorite genres, so I want this.

January 27, 2015: Still wish it was Winter.

Book-wise: I might go see Pierce Brown, author of Red Rising and Golden Son, this week, and I'll be going to Marissa Meyer's launch for Fairest at the end of the month!

Winter quarter starts Tuesday. I have three classes: Fiction Writing, Technical Writing, and Professional Writing, so, you know, lots of writing. And time. But I'm really going to try to balance school and reading and blogging.

Now, onward, January!

1 comment:

  1. That book club event looks like such a fun time. Also, I wasn't super excited about the Fairest release this January (I wanted Winter too!), but then I read the first chapter that was released, and OMG now I need it!


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