Recap: April Showers Bring May Flowers

May 3, 2015


April was filled with books, birthdays, and more books! Sounds like a good month, if you ask me. So I'm going to tell you all about it and then give a preview of all the bookish things May shall bring!



April

Books Read
-The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott
-Things We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby
-The Water and the Wild by K.E. Ormsbee
-Happy Again by Jennifer E. Smith
-Code Name Verity (Audio) by Elizabeth Wein
-99 Days by Katie Cotugno
-A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Reviews
-The Bitter Kingdom by Rae Carson: Amazing series is amazing.
-Things We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby: Liked the romance, but oi, sadness.
-Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen: Interesting.
-The Water and the Wild by K.E. Ormsbee: Fantasmical with fantastic characters.

Favorite Book Read
It was either this or The Water and the Wild, and while I didn't love this (don't shoot me), it was the most feelsy and had some THINGS.

Book Haul
The book haul of many books.

Weekly Posts

Other Posts
I had a giveaway to celebrate my 22nd birthday, interviewed K.E. Ormsbee, talked about Books for a Cause, and shared the playlist for Three Day Summer.    

Events
First and foremost: book club, when we discussed Kate Alcott's Titanic aftermath-based The Dressmaker!


I managed to make it to one book signing during April, and it was for Epic Reads! Here I am with Heather Brewer...


Danielle Paige...



 Sara Raasch...


...and Victoria Aveyard!




April

Books Read
I'll be rereading Nancy Werlin's Impossible for book club, and then I hope to catch up to my Goodreads goal--I'm so close!

New Releases
Here are three May releases I'm looking forward to most, and that I haven't read yet and don't have copies of.

May 5, 2015: EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!

May 5, 2015: Aw, a new Kasie West contemporary!

May 19, 2015: YA WOODSTOCK, I WANT IT NOW.

Events
Book club! The Swoon Reads tour! Book releases!


What books did you get in the lovely month of April?

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