With the arrival of July, it’s time to take a moment to look back on what I read in June. June was a fairly busy month but I still managed to find time to read most days. I will admit, that there were a number of days I didn’t even look at my books because it was busy with other tasks from the moment I woke up until I went to sleep. While this did mean I didn’t get a ton of books read, I am happy with how many books I did get to. This helps me get through my massive TBR and isRead More →

Gather your novels, comics, encyclopedias, and audiobooks, it’s time for the July Use It Up Challenge. Books are something that’s found in many homes. Yet as many readers know, it is easy to buy them faster than you can read them. Thus results in enormous TBRs that feel entirely overwhelming. Regardless of whether you have just a few or hundreds of books, this month we are going to focus on using them up. In the previous months, we have tackled notebooks, candles, cleaning supplies, craft supplies, clothes, and bath items. July Use It Up Challenge What is the Use It Up Challenge? This is aRead More →

With the arrival of June, it’s time to take a moment to look back on what I read in May. May was an incredibly busy month and I’m honestly surprised I found any time to read. There were some days that the books got ignored, there were just too many other priorities to give them the attention they deserved. However, over the course of the month, I did find time here and there to get some reading done. Some days I only read a chapter and others I was able to sit down for an hour to get a decent chunk read. With each monthRead More →

With the arrival of May, it’s time to take a moment and look back at what books I read during April. It was quite a busy month yet despite that I was able to get in my regular reading time. With each passing month and each book that I managed to read, I am steadily whittling down my enormous TBR. This April 2020 reading wrap-up goes over the books read in the month and my general thoughts on each of them. This post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links, I may receive aRead More →

Now that April has arrived it’s time to take a moment and look back at what books I read in March. March was quite the interesting month but despite so many things happening and the uncertainty that loomed with each day, I did manage to get a decent amount read. With each month that passes and each book read, I am that much closer to tackling my huge TBR. This March 2020 reading wrap-up covers the books that I read this month and my thoughts on them. This post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one ofRead More →

February has come to an end. When it came to reading, I did a decent amount. February was another strange month, much like January. Only this time I wasn’t bombarded by snow. It was more of a lack of time and desire. Even so, I was able to put a small dent in my TBR, which is always a great feeling. I might have read more, but I also spent a lot of time on a book that I ended up abandoning partway through the month. This February 2020 reading wrap-up will cover all of the books that I read during the month and myRead More →

What better time to talk about my favorite romance books & series than February? It’s the month of love after all. With Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day coming up, it’s the perfect opportunity to dive into some great romance novels. Now, I will admit, I used to think that romance was a silly genre of books and some of them are. However, after exploring some romance within other genres, I came to appreciate these books a bit more and now they make regular appearances on my TBR. I don’t always seek out romance stories, but if a book has a good solid romance that complimentsRead More →

January has come to an end and so too has the first month of reading of 2020.¬†This was quite an odd reading month. I did not put in as much reading time as I normally would in. Part of that was due to spending a large chunk of my time cleaning up after mother nature’s frequent dumpings of snow. Some days, I just couldn’t hold a book after all of that. Then I went through a bought of struggling to read a book that I eventually gave up on but unfortunately I stuck with it for too long. Even so, I did manage to getRead More →

Part of being a reader is looking for new books and authors to read. Of course, this can also quickly turn into an overwhelming large TBR. However, with the right balance of buying and reading, a reader can keep up with their TBR. I absolutely love sharing books that I have bought, and especially those that I have read. Seeing what others have recently bought is also great, as it gives me new books to add to the TBR. That’s where Top Ten Tuesday comes in. Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish post run by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic: most recentRead More →

This is it, the final day of the month and year. Though there are a few hours left to read, I am going to share the books I have read this month. To be perfectly honest, I know I won’t finish another book before the month ends. Despite being distracted by the holidays and my many goals, I actually got a decent amount of reading done. True, I wish I had have read more, but I am very happy with how much I got done. December in books is the twelfth installment of my ongoing series which highlights the books I read in a month.Read More →