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June TBR

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Hello everyone!
This month I am just doing a TBR because in May I didn't end up finishing a book aside from Salt the Sea which I already have a review on, so I thought it would be redundant to write a Wrap Up for the same book. Although I didn't finish any books in May, I did read the first 100 or so pages of City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare. I didn't get to read very much in May because when I got back from school I jumped right into job shadowing therapists and helping my mom clean our house to hopefully sell this summer! However, in June I hope to manage my time a little better and get a few books read so that I can catch up on my reading challenge for GoodReads. Here are the books that I plan to read in June:


1) City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare This is the fifth book to the Mortal Instruments Series which I am planning on finishing this summer. Because it is so far into a series, I can't really give a synopsis without taking a chance on spoiling anything,…

Mini Haul!

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I have been trying so hard to save my money and make it last all summer, so I told myself I would only buy things that I needed or just couldn't live without. Then I got coupons to Barnes and Noble. No spend? What does that mean? So needless to say, I had to go and use my coupons on some books I've been eyeing for a while.       I had been wanting Everything Everything for a few months now, looking at it every time I was at Barnes and Noble but never actually picking it up. But with the movie coming out in a couple of days and having a 20% off coupon, I figured it was finally time that I picked up this book.       I had to get Always and Forever, Lara Jean because I absolutely loved the first two books in the series, and I was SO excited when I heard that Jenny Han had decided to make the duology a trilogy! I also had told myself if I finished well in school this semester I was allowed to buy myself this book, so I decided I needed to keep my promise to myself!       So,…

May TBR

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Hello readers!
I'm a tad bit late with this TBR, but I just got back home from college last week so I'm still getting into the swing of things again. This month I am hoping to get a few books knocked out as I will actually have time and I am behind on my Goodreads challenge for the year! These may not be the only books I read this month if I really get crazy, but for now I am going to give myself a realistic goal to start off the summer. Here are the books I'm hoping to read in May:

1) City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
          This is the fifth book in the Mortal Instruments series which I feel like I've been reading for FOREVER. Not because I am not enjoying them, they are just really big books and I tend to take a break from the series and read another stand alone book in between each book in the series. Cassandra Clare packs so much action and suspense into each novel that I am worn out by the end and I need to take a break to get myself ready for the next on…

Salt to the Sea Review

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Hello readers!
I'm sorry I randomly fell off the Earth for a few months. I did exactly what I was afraid I would do and got completely caught up in college and 1) had barely any time to read and 2) didn't have time to blog. But I am finally back home and am ready to jump back into reading and my blog! I just finished Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys, and LOVED it. Andddd, it's a signed copy which just makes it all the better!! Here are the details:





Author: Ruta Sepetys Title: Salt to the Sea  Publisher: Philomel Books Pages: 400 Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆









  Salt to the Sea is a novel following four teens/young adults in World War II who are all trying to evacuate Germany to flee from the Russians. Each of them has a secret of some kind, and they must carry those secrets with them as they make their way across Germany to reach the Baltic Sea to hopefully board an evacuation ship. Ruta Sepetys shines a light on a piece of history that most people do not know ever happened, but was actual…

The Archived Obsession

Hello!! I come to you in a super excited, hyped-up-on-awesome-books mood as I have just finished The Unbound by Victoria Schwab. I am literally OBSESSED with these books. I read The Archived over the summer and got The Unbound for Christmas this year and have literally just finished it like an hour ago. I went looking for any information about a third book, which sadly looks like is not going to happen, but ended up finding a short story Victoria had written a couple years ago instead. It was SO GOOD. It for sure helped me feel a bit more closure with the story as I wanted to see how Mackenzie and Wesley ended up. Not to mention, we finally learn Wesley's real name!!! In case you have read this series and haven't found this short story, I'm going to link it here for your enjoyment. I just need more Wesley and for the entire world to read these books please. That's not too much to ask, right? 
Sorry this post is kind of crazy, but I am just so pumped about these books a…

2017 Bookish Resolutions

Hello everyone!
This post is going up a little later than I intended, but I've been feeling a little under the weather this week so I haven't really felt like blogging. But today I'm feeling a bit better, so I thought I would share with you some goals that I have for myself this year 😊

1) Goodreads goal: 20 books
This one is just the generic Goodreads goal to start off my resolutions for the year. I have set my goal a little higher this year and challenged myself to 20 books. This doesn't seem like a whole lot, but I don't think I've ever read 20 books in one year, so I thought I would try to push myself with this goal as it goes a long with some of my other resolutions as well.

2. Be a more consistent reader
As I mentioned in my Book Blog Newbie Tag post, I am kind of a cycle reader, so I will go through periods of time where I read like crazy and then don't read at all for a couple months. This year I really hope to change this and become more consistent w…

January TBR

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Hello readers and Happy New Year!
I can't believe 2017 is already here! It seems so weird to be in 2017 for me because 2016 is the year I graduated high school, and I never really thought past life in 2016. That might seem odd, but all though school it seemed as though 2016 was the infamous year that would never actually get here, but now it has come and gone so fast. 2016 was the year that I graduated high school and completed my first semester of college, it was such a stressful but awesome year of life for me. I can only hope that 2017 will be as awesome.
To start off this year I have a few books I hope to read. I don't know if I'll actually read all these because 1) I'll be back at college, so I don't know how much reading time I'll have, and 2) I'm a really moody reader so who knows if I'll feel like reading some of these books when I get there. But I'm going to try and make a TBR as a kind of goal for myself to get these books read in a timely…