Reading Updates

Whew these last few books have flown by. If anybody checks my Goodreads updates, you know I’ve read 9 books in the last month (since Oct. 12).  My Goodreads goal this year is to read 50 books. I am tireless in my pursuit of conquering this goal and yet I fear I might not make it.

Wow I sound so melodramatic ?. Okay, so it’s not that serious, but I have been hard at work and am happy to proclaim that I have read 42 books this year! That’s 84% of my goal. (Whoop Whoop!)  My other goal includes posting 15 reviews on this blog. So far I’ve had 13 book reviewish related posts.

Now for the bad news… I am WAY behind on my book reviews (Sorry). I just happen to read faster than I review, especially if I’m reading a series. Not to mention my full time college schedule (Uggh). Don’t worry though, I promise I will update more often this coming year and even starting this month (or whats left of it anyways).

Okay, so here is a short overview of what I’ve been doing/reading this last month(ish):

New Books I've Bought:

Six of Crows - Leigh Bardugo
Crooked Kingdom - Leigh Bardugo
Cruel Beauty - Rosamund Hodge
Crimson Bound - Rosamund Hodge
Of Poseidon - Anna Banks
Of Neptune - Anna Banks
Of Triton - Anna Banks
A Shadow Bright and Burning - Jessica Cluess
Three Dark Crowns - Kendare Blake
Heartless - Marissa Meyers
Cruel Crown - Victoria Aveyard
Red Riding Hood - Sarah Blakley-Cartwright & David Johnson

(P.S. I'm broke ?)
What I've Read:

Much of Madness - S.E. Summa (P.S. Discussing possible book giveaway with author ???) Rating: ★★★★☆
Red Queen - Victoria Aveyard (Reread this because the 2nd book came out recently and had to catch up) Rating: ★★★★★
Going Under - Georgia Cates (Reread this book for Ol' times sake - It's so charming and I met the author as well) Rating: ★★★★★
Taming the Vampire - Chloe Hart *Adult Content* Rating: ★★★★★
Glass Sword - Victoria Aveyard (Was waiting for this book all year!!!) Rating: 4 1/2 Star Rating
Hana's Suitcase on Stage - Emil Shemir (Screenplay I won from Author) Rating:★★★★☆
Best Kind of Broken - Chelsea Fine (Reread this book as well & met the author) Rating:★★★★★
Shallow - Georgia Cates (Another reread by Georgia Cates) Rating:★★★★★
Catch You - M.H. Soars (Cute Novella I read for the first time) Rating:★★★★☆

(All books listed above were posted in the order I finished reading them)
Upcoming Book Reviews:

Velvet – Temple West *Click Here For Review*

The Vampire Dimitri – Colleen Gleason *Click Here For Review*

Lucky Number Four – Amanda Jason *Click Here For Review*

Rule – Jay Crownover (Currently Writing Review)

Recreated – Colleen Houck (Will be posting later on w/ review of Reawakened [First book in series])

A Court of Mist and Fury – Sarah J. Maas (Will be posting later on w/ review of A Court of Thorns and Roses [First book in series])

Breeder – Casey Hayes

Third Daughter – Susan Kaye Quinn

(Will be updated when all books in this first set are reviewed and posted-Books appear in order read and order they will be reviewed)
Things I've Personally Accomplished:
This Semester I've submitted 2 3-5 page papers to my English Comp. Class. If your interested in reading either one, I've included the PDFs below.

A Literary Analysis of Sylvia Plath's poem "The Mirror". Grade: 97%
Literary Analysis

A Research Paper/Argumentative Essay on a controversial topic. My topic: Free Speech. Grade: 93%
Free Speech Research Paper

(Thank you for taking an interest in my work. Please be respectful and do not copy, edit, or alter any of the work I've shared. The works above are my view points and assertions and therefore are up to interpretation, However the research paper does have proper citations and substantial evidence to support my points. Please also keep in mind these were school assignments and may contain spelling and grammar mistakes. Feel free to comment or critique. I love feedback. THANK YOU!)

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