Technically it’s Springtime, but it definitely still feels like Winter over here. We’ve had another heap of snow over the weekend, and while I typically love the snow, I want my seasons in order and am praying that Spring shows its face soon. I’m still in this slump, and I can’t see it indefinitely breaking anytime soon, but I hope it does cause I want to get back to reading again. So, while the likelihood of me reading half of the books on this list isn’t great I’m hoping I can find the motivation to try.
This week is all about the books that surprised us. Now, typically I know what I’m getting into when I start a book. However, that doesn’t mean that some books don’t catch me off guard. Today I’m sharing with you the books that surprised me in a good way.
Happy Tuesday! Since my last post, I’ve gone and twisted my bad knee again. Resting the knee meant that I had plenty of time to search through my quote book for this weeks topic. This was such a hard topic, not because I couldn’t find anything, but because there were too many to choose from. The quotes I’ve chosen today are ones that provoked a reaction from me. Whether it be the emotion of the moment, or the way I could relate to it. Some also make great life mantras, while others are simply just an epic quote. Here are 10 of my favourite book quotes.
Apparently, it’s officially springtime now. Well, it still feels a whole lot like winter right now. So, looking back on February, I can safely say it was eventful. Why? Well, the main reason being, as most of you know, I started my new job. It’s been a bit of an information overload to start with, but still really enjoyable and I feel like I’m slowly finding my feet there.
In terms of reading and blogging, it’s been a mixed bag. I’ve still made the effort to continuously post on the blog, but my blog-hopping is not so good. I tend to stick to blog-hopping and replying once a week, which is not so great. It’s the most time-consuming part of blogging, and I love it, but I just don’t have the energy or the time to commit to it more than once a week right now. Hopefully, that will not be the case soon.
My reading hasn’t been much better. I’m still in this horrendous slump. I see books that sound great, but when I get to reading them I lose interest really quick. However, I am so happy to say that I did end up reading two books. First, Brooklynaire. I love that we FINALLY got Becca and Nates book. It was fun, sweet, sensual, and everything you could have wanted from their book. I also read the light novel for Your Name. I’ve spoken about my love for the film so I thought I’d give the book a shot as well. It doesn’t deviate from the film, but it does delve into the mindset and emotions Mitsuha and Taki experience.
I must say the highlight of the month for me was the Winter Olympics. I was hooked from the start and could not stop watching it. I keep saying this, but I always say I feel like I get an adrenaline kick after just watching the sports. I didn’t know what to do with myself once they finished.
Enough talking, here is February’s monthly recap.
Happy Tuesday everyone. I hope the week has been kind to you so far. This week, we are talking about our go-to books. We all have those books that we can never get enough of. I love re-reading books. I think there are so many merits to re-reading, but the main reason for me is that familiarity. Re-reading is like meeting up with an old friend and reconnecting once again after years or months apart. Here are the books I could read forever.
I’ve been saying this for a while, but I am in definite need of a tbr cull. I have so many books on my Goodreads to-read pile, and for some, I don’t even remember why I added them to the list. So here are the 10 books that I am no longer interested in reading.
Cupid’s got his arrow out and is ready to make his mark once again. However, this single lady has only been struck by her swoon-worthy book boyfriends lately. I’ve started reading a lot more romance novels and with Valentine’s day just around the corner, I thought I’d share with you some of the most swoon-worthy novels I’ve read so far. Now, I tend to read a lot of the same author, so to save this list from becoming one massive gushing session on all of their books, I’ve chosen to spotlight one book by each author.