December Book Wrap Up 2019

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Monthly reading review – December 2019

This December I have read:

Shifting Shadows (Mercy Thompson Shorts) by Patricia Briggs ★★★★★

Siege and Storm (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy #2) by Leigh Bardugo ★★★★★

Ruin and Rising (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy #3) by Leigh Bardugo ★★★★

The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Graphic Novels #3) by Robert Venditti, Rick Riordan ★★★★

Black Butler, Vol. 2 by Yana Toboso ★★★★

The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo ★★★★

Mr. Sinful (Heartfelt #1) by Serenity Woods ★★★★

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1. How many books have you read last month? Are you happy with the amount you read? 

I’ve read seven books total in December. Considering that all but one were started and finished in the last two weeks of December this is a pretty good score.

2. What was the best of all the books you’ve read in December? Any scenes or characters that made a lasting impression?

I enjoyed all the books I’ve read in December this year. They were all pleasure reading for me. I’ve rated only two books with five stars out of five: Shifting Shadows and Siege and Storm. The Darkling  from Grishaverse series might even be a incentive enough for another reading of the Shadow and Bone trilogy how much I liked the scenes he was in!

3. Were there any not so good books for you last month? What made it hard or not enjoyable to read?

This December I can’t complain on any of the books I’ve read!

4. How did the books you were reading last month fit in your reading plans if you had any?

I had a list of books I wanted to read by the end of the year. And with all wishes and lovely books I had on my reading list I could not account for real life getting in the way of my reading for most of December. Out of fifteen books I planned on reading by the end of the year I read only nine. You can check out my list HERE.

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5. Any updates on the series you are reading or are you starting any new series?

I’ve finished Shadow and Bone trilogy and plan on reading more Grishaverse books soon. I got one more Black Butler manga and one more Percy Jackson graphic novel close by I need to read as well. I thought I would have read Kitchen Princess by now as well. I’m also eyeing some new book series right now and the only thing that is stopping me is that I’m worried because I don’t have all the books in case I get really into it!

6. Would you like to recommend any books or authors you’ve been reading this last month?

Shifting Shadows and The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic were two short story collections that reminded me how much I like the short story form. Read something short and sweet from time to time! You might like it a lot and if not you will not spend a lot of time on it. Short stories are best way of sampling and enjoying new authors and ideas and need more appreciation.

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November Book Wrap Up 2019

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This November was quite eventful for me. In a month and a half I visited several European countries and capitals. End of October is reserved for a trip to Essen Spiel board game fair in north Germany. After that there was the Interliber book fair in Zagreb which I also attended. I made one other trip to Zagreb to pass my professional state exam that lasted for two days. The circumstances were not exactly perfect since there is an ongoing strike by the teachers and educators in the country that lasts for over a month now. I like to joke that the education system of the whole country had to collapse for me to pass my exam.. I also went on a one day trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital city of Sarajevo. My month was filled with travel and studying and lots of little panic attacks as well. To top it all off I enrolled on a course for a 3D designer the day after I passed my professional exam. First day I got home with an armful of seven new studying manuals that made my arms hurt just from carrying them.  All this being said, we can now move onto my usual Monthly reading review 🙂

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Monthly reading review – November 2019

This November I have read:

Rogue (Shifters #2) by Rachel Vincent ★★★★★

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1. How many books you’ve read last month? Are you happy with the amount you read?

I read one book and a bunch of stuff I had to study to pass my professional state exam. My book club even excused me from reading obligations for the month! While I’m happy with passing my exam I hope I will get to read more books in December!

2. What was the best of all the books you’ve read in November? Any scenes or characters that made a lasting impression?

While I’ve rad only one book it has left a very good impression on me. I like how the main character has a will ad courage to fight for herself and choices she thinks a right for her.

3. Were there any not so good books for you last month? What made it hard or not enjoyable to read?

The big pause I had to put on my reading in November was kinda hard on me. I had trouble concentrating and would usually bring a book with me everywhere I went. The book would mostly stay unread and worked as a safety object at my side.

4. How did the books you were reading last month fit in your reading plans if you had any?

I specifically made plans on the books I will be reading by the end of the year. You can check out my reading plan HERE It will be hard to compensate for a whole lost month of reading but I’m starting on it already!

5. Any updates on the series you are reading or are you starting any new series?

I’ve read a second book in a series and have a third one on standby. There are few other book series I can’t wait to get to as well!

6. Would you like to recommend any books or authors you’ve been reading this last month?

November recommendation is for taking the time and setting one’s own pace at reading no matter what else is happening in your life!

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October Book Wrap Up 2019

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Monthly reading review – October 2019

This October I have read:

Buick Rivera by Miljenko Jergović ★

The Royal Companion (The Companion, #1) by Tanya Bird ★★★

The Emerald Talisman (Talisman #1)  by Brenda Pandos ★★★

Black Butler Vol. 1 (Black Butler, #1) by Yana Toboso ★★★★

Stray (Shifters #1) by Rachel Vincent  ★★★★

Suddenly by Candace Camp ★★★

Shadow and Bone (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy #1) by Leigh Bardugo ★★★★★

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Graphic Novels #1)
by Rick Riordan, Robert Venditti ★★★

The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Graphic Novels #2)
by Robert Venditti, Rick Riordan ★★★★

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1. How many books you’ve read last month? Are you happy with the amount you read?

Due to the trip I recently made I lost a whole week of reading time so I’m a little grumpy to have gone back to single digits by reading 9 books in October.

2. What was the best of all the books you’ve read in October? Any scenes or characters that made a lasting impression?

I’m very much into the Grishaverse with Shadow and Bone book by Leigh Bardugo. I’m slowly savoring the characters and the story. I’m hoping to have enough time to rad the whole trilogy soon!

3. Were there any not so good books for you last month? What made it hard or not enjoyable to read?

The only book I was really not happy about this October was a book club assignment – Buick Rivera by Miljenko Jergović. The plot was completely lost on me and the characters did not help. The book actually started really good but somewhere along the way all sense of the plot was gone.

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4. How did the books you were reading last month fit in your reading plans if you had any?

I made a list of fifteen books I wish to read by the end of the year and so far I’ve rad three books and started on another two from the list which is cool. You can check out my list HERE. Also I made progress with my TBR Jar Draw reading challenge by reading two picks in one month! You can check both in my posts HERE and HERE.

5. Any updates on the series you are reading or are you starting any new series?

This October I’ve actually started a few new book series! From all the first books of the series I’ve started I will be continuing almost all of them. The two exceptions are Kindle editions that I am not ready to invest in to buy the sequels so I can read them further: The Royal Companion (The Companion, #1) by Tanya Bird and The Emerald Talisman (Talisman #1)  by Brenda Pandos. I guess I was not that impressed with them to really want to spend money to continue reading them.

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6. Would you like to recommend any books or authors you’ve been reading this last month?

Aside from being lost in Grishaverse trilogy I am quite enjoying going back to Rick Riordan’s world of half bloods and Percy Jackson series by reading the graphic novel editions. At first I was not that thrilled with the artwork but the story is still amazing. Sadly I have only first three graphic novels and I don’t know when will I get the other two :/

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Book Reviews in October:

Suddenly by Candace Camp ★★★ – CLICK HERE FOR MY REVIEW

Stray (Shifters #1) by Rachel Vincent  ★★★★ – CLICK HERE FOR MY REVIEW

Currently reading:

Rogue (Shifters #2) by Rachel Vincent

The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Graphic Novels #3) by Robert Venditti, Rick Riordan

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September Book Wrap Up 2019

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Monthly reading review – September 2019

This September I have read:

Angel & Faith: Live Through This (Season 9, Volume 1) by Christos Gage, Rebekah Isaacs (Artist) ★★★★
Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead ★★★★
Frostbite by Richelle Mead ★★★★★
Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead ★★★★★
Blood Promise by Richelle Mead ★★★★★
Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead ★★★★
Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead ★★★★
Lost Boys: A Reverse Harem Bully Romance (Crazy Vicious Love #1) by Eva Ashwood ★★★
Moonlight Ménage : Bisexual and Gay Threesome MMF Romance Novel by Karen Klinger ★★★
O čitateljskim grupama – metodički priručnik s primjerima dobre prakse by Ivana Bašić ★★★★★

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1. How many books you’ve read last month? Are you happy with the amount you read?

I have stayed in double digits for this month and I’m very happy with the amount of books I’ve read in September.

2. What was the best of all the books you’ve read in September? Any scenes or characters that made a lasting impression?

For most of September I was deep in the Vampire Academy book series and I really loved some parts more than others. Only other book I’ve rated with five star mark this month was a methodology guide for organizing book clubs which I enjoyed more than I expected!

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3. Were there any not so good books for you last month? What made it hard or not enjoyable to read?

Definitely weakest books for me in September were two Kindle books I’ve read. There is a notable difference in quality and the lack of editor work was especially visible with Moonlight Ménage book.

4. How did the books you were reading last month fit in your reading plans if you had any?

After finishing my Summer reading challenge I decided to finish reading the Vampire Academy book series and then I was mostly reading random picks for the rest of September.

5. Any updates on the series you are reading or are you starting any new series?

I don’t remember the last time that I finished a book series as fast I did Vampire Academy. Angel & Faith seem to be stuck at volume 1 for some reason. Crazy Vicious Love I will probably not be continuing anytime soon if at all.

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6. Would you like to recommend any books or authors you’ve been reading this last month?

I will probably look up some more books from Richelle Mead. Her writing has made an impression and I would like to explore more of her work.

Book Reviews in September:

Vampire Academy Series by Richelle Mead – CLICK HERE FOR MY REVIEW

Lost Boys: A Reverse Harem Bully Romance (Crazy Vicious Love #1) by Eva Ashwood ★★★ – CLICK HERE FOR MY REVIEW

Moonlight Ménage: Bisexual and Gay Threesome MMF Romance Novel by Karen Klinger
★★★ – CLICK HERE FOR MY REVIEW 

August book wrap up!

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My monthly reading review for August is one I’m very happy about! For the first time in quite a while I’ve read enough books to get into the double digits! It makes me happy and I feel very optimistic and motivated for my reading this year altogether.

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Monthly reading review – August 2019

This August I have read:

 

Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna book 1) by Kendare Blake ★★★

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman ★★★★

The Ship of the Dead (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard book 3) by Rick Riordan ★★★★

Threads and Portents (Wayward volume 4) by Jim Zub ★★★★

Tethered Souls (Wayward volume 5) by Jim Zub ★★★★★

Bound to Fate (Wayward volume 6) by Jim Zub ★★★★

Serpentine (Anita Blake Vampire Hunter #26) by Laurell K. Hamilton ★★★★

All These Things I’ve Done (Birthright #1) by Gabrielle Zevin ★★★★

Dune (Dune #1) by Frank Herbert ★★★

Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause ★★★★★

Ouran High School Host Club, Vol. 1 by Bisco Hatori ★★★★

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1. How many books you’ve read last month? Are you happy with the amount you read?

I’ve read 11 books in total! This includes one manga and three graphic novels. I’m proud with the amount of books I’ve read.

2. What was the best of all the books you’ve read in August? Any scenes or characters that made a lasting impression?

Blood and Chocolate was a refreshing surprise of the genre. I liked the the way the characters were portrayed a lot! Wayward graphic novel series was great source of information on Irish and Japanese lore and legends as well as some historical details. The essays after the story were very informative.

3. Were there any not so good books for you last month? What made it hard or not enjoyable to read?

There were not any bad books I’ve read in august but some were a bit harder to read. Dune seemed a bit slower than what I’m used to and required more concentration during reading. Anna Dressed in Blood was just on the border of how scary I like my books to be. I guess I just got really into it and reading it before bedtime did not help either. I do plan to read the second book by the end of the year.

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4. How did the books you were reading last month fit in your reading plans if you had any?

My reading in August was made almost completely to fit my Summer reading challenge. Only one added were the two Wayward volumes I’ve read to finish the series. I don’t think I will be able to keep this pace up after the summer but with only two books left on this challenge I might need to go back to my TBR Jar Draw reading challenge  or think up something new to keep the motivation and reading at a satisfactory pace.

5. Any updates on the series you are reading or are you starting any new series?

With The Ship of the Dead I’ve finished Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard trilogy – which does not seemed finished at all! After reading Serpentine I am up to date with Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series with only one short story left to get my hands on – A Girl, a Goat, and a Zombie. From the books I’ve read in August there were four that were first in a series. Dune is the one I will not be continuing. Ouran High School Host Club manga series is not a priority right now but I would like to continue it one day for sure. I’ve added the rest of the Birthright series to my TBR and wishlist and hope to get to it soon. I have the second book of the Anna duology and I plan to read it by the end of the year.

6. Would you like to recommend any books or authors you’ve been reading this last month?

I’ve chosen the books for my Summer reading challenge with care and I’m happy with most of them. Those are either the books I own or they fit in more than one way into what I was looking for for my Summer reading. This reading challenge proved to be very successful and I would recommend that experience for anyone who is looking for a good way to catch up with their TBR with some careful planning. My recommendation this month would be totally underrated All These Things I’ve Done and you can find my review for it HERE!

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July book wrap up!

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Getting back into the reading experience for the summer was not as smooth as I made it appear to be. There were some sandy dunes on the way and now it is time to make a monthly reading review for July!

Monthly reading review – July 2019

This July I have read:

I, Strahd: The Memoirs of a Vampire (Ravenloft book 7) by P. N. Elrod ★★★

The Demon Prince of Momochi House, Vol. 1 by Aya Shouoto ★★

Sigvald (Warhammer Heroes #4) by Darius Hinks ★★

Devil in Winter ( The Wallflowers book 3) by Lisa Kleypas  ★★★★★

Devil’s Daughter ( The Ravenels book 5 ) by Lisa Kleypas ★★★★★

9 From the Nine Worlds (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard) by Rick Riordan ★★★★★

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1. How many books you’ve read last month? Are you happy with the amount you read?

I’ve read in 6 books in total. One of them was a manga novel and I’m happy with the positive feeling I get when I’m getting to read more.

2. What was the best of all the books you’ve read in July? Any scenes or characters that made a lasting impression?

Lisa Kleypas and some favorite characters have made an impact on me to read more this summer and remember how much I enjoy reading. Devil in Winter is the book I ready usually once per year and is one of the rare books I am willing to read over and over again.

3. Were there any not so good books for you last month? What made it hard or not enjoyable to read?

After finally getting to read some of the books that I own for years on I’ve gotten to some books that made me curious about the theme or a genre. This month some of those did not as enjoyable as I hoped they would be. Sigvald by Darius Hinks did not rise to my expectations and it left me with no better understanding of Warhammer Fantasy world.

4. How did the books you were reading last month fit in your reading plans if you had any?

I started on a reading challenge for the summer – you can check out all about it HERE. I’m picking most of my books according to that challenge and so far I’m down 4 books out of fifteen. I expect to read more books from the challenge in August.

5. Any updates on the series you are reading or are you starting any new series?

Devil’s Daughter by Lisa Kleypas was the last book that continues to portray some of my favorite characters from a few series the author writes in continuation. I like the updates and will check out the books that have those characters in it. Also I’m glad I can remove The Demon Prince of Momochi House from the shelf as it did not thrill me enough to continue the series.

6. Would you like to recommend any books or authors you’ve been reading this last month?

I love going back to Rick Riordan and his books just provide that warm fuzzy feeling for me with just enough humor. If you have the chance try some of his books!

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Catching up – Monthly reading review – June

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Most of June I was busy and full of suspense for the trip to Japan. Reading took a backseat in most of my activities. Here are some of the books I finished reading since my last monthly reading review:

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American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang ★★★★★

This is one of the last books I’ve read before the trip. I was interested in this graphic novel for a while now and last time I was visiting a library I decided to finally read it. I liked how the contemporary story of a young Chinese boy mixed with myths and legends from Chinese cultural background. It was an excellent story to read before my trip and made me want to learn more about Chinese mythology.

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How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read by Pierre Bayard ★★★★

I was intrigued with this book due to the constant regret I feel when I fail at meeting my reading goals. The fact that this book even exists and is written by a college professor gives me hope. This was my kind of self help book for dealing with all those things I put myself trough due to reading habits and standards I made for myself. It made me learn more about my own prejudices about reading. While the book was enlightening I am still on my lifetime adventure to form myself as a reader.

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The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andrić

It did not take many pages into the book to understand why this book got a Nobel prize in literature. It is an excellent way for anyone not from the Balkan area to gain insight into life and history of the Balkans. This was a reading assignment for my book club and I do believe that without that little extra push I would probably not read this book. I’m so glad I read it. The book only hints at many complexities of the nations, religions and cultures of the Balkan but it is an excellent start for anyone who wants to learn more. I have a feeling I am still not done with this author.

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I have some ideas for August but we will see how well my time management skills work 🙂

Monthly reading review – March 2018

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Monthly reading review – March 2018

This March I have read:

Suddenly You by Lisa Kleypas ★★★

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline ★★★★★

String Theory (Wayward volume 1) by Jim Zub; Steve Cummings et all ★★★★

Ties That Bind (Wayward volume 2) by Jim Zub; Steve Cummings et all ★★★★

Out From the Shadows (Wayward volume 3) by Jim Zub; Steve Cummings et all ★★★★

Fringe: Tales from the Fringe by Various ★★★

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1. How many books you’ve read last month? Are you happy with the amount you read?

This March I have read two books and four graphic novels. As the amount goes I had better months for reading than this one…

2. What was the best of all the books you’ve read in March? Any scenes or characters that made a lasting impression?

I am still reeling from the movie adaptation for Ready Player One and I keep going trough some of the scenes I loved in the book but were left out of the movie. I loved the character of Aech and was not too fond how it was presented in the movie.

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3. Were there any not so good books for you last month? What made it hard or not enjoyable to read?

Romance novel Suddenly You did not deliver on the standards I’ve used to from this author. It was OK but my expectations were higher. I keep feeling the strain of some of my book club reading toward my choice of reading.

4. How did the books you were reading last month fit in your reading plans if you had any?

I had high hopes for my March reading and it all fell down with March book club pick Little Women which I still did not finish…It turned out so bad actually that I am again considering dropping out from the book club entirely. I did managed to read trough my TBR pick of the month though…

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5. Any updates on the series you are reading or are you starting any new series?

I’ve read all the Wayward graphic novel volumes I own and while browsing my bookshelves I found some other books I’ve recently acquired and are parts of beloved series…in short I am again way behind on my reading 😦

6. Would you like to recommend any books or authors you’ve been reading this last month?

Ready Player One was an excellent homage to many pop culture franchises of the eighties. It has left an impression on me and I hope I get to talk about it with my friends soon since I’m still waiting on some of them to read the book. Again I recommend it!

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Final thoughts on March reading

My reading was seriously slowed down by reading Little Women which I am still unhappy about. I have yet to finish it and it hogs most of my reading time. I am still standing with A Man for Himself: An Inquiry into the Psychology of Ethics by Erich Fromm and did zero progress on that front. To make matters worse I already have the next book for the book club rolling in and it has already dampened my reading mojo…

On the other hand I have posted review on all the books I have finished reading in March and one I finished back in February. Which makes it a total of five reviews:

Strange Candy by Laurell K. Hamilton ★★★★ REVIEW

Suddenly You by Lisa Kleypas ★★★ REVIEW

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline ★★★★★ REVIEW

String Theory (Wayward volume 1) ★★★★

Ties That Bind (Wayward volume 2)  ★★★★

Out From the Shadows (Wayward volume 3) ★★★★

by Jim Zub; Steve Cummings et all -> joined review HERE

Fringe: Tales from the Fringe by Various ★★★ REVIEW

With all this being said I hope to post more about some of the things I did do this March other than reading and I wish all those that celebrate it a Happy Easter!

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Monthly reading review – February 2018

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Monthly reading review – February 2018

This February I have read:

Strange Candy by Laurell K. Hamilton ★★★★

Lord of the Flies by William Golding ★★

Devil in Winter (The Wallflowers book 3) by Lisa Kleypas  ★★★★★

Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #3) by E.L. James ★★

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1. How many books you’ve read last month? Are you happy with the amount you read?

I read only four books this February. I have been working on some new projects I will soon post about in more detail. I also have some very exciting books waiting for me on the shelf and while I’m not exactly happy with the amount of books I’ve read in February I have a good feeling about my March reading.

2. What was the best of all the books you’ve read in February? Any scenes or characters that made a lasting impression?

I loved going back to some of my favorite authors and characters in February. Strange Candy was on my reading list for years and reading short stories set in the world of Anita Blake made me feel really good.

3. Were there any not so good books for you last month? What made it hard or not enjoyable to read?

Devil in winter is one of my favorite books and I managed to promote it for book club reading in March. I re-read it in Croatian translation and was horrified how bad the translation was.

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4. How did the books you were reading last month fit in your reading plans if you had any?

Reading the Lord of the Flies was a strain on my nerves for most part. On the book club meeting I did not part well with that book and I feel bad just thinking about it. Even with reading only four books I managed to get all the book club reading and TBR Jar Draw in time. Maybe it is time for more challenge?

5. Any updates on the series you are reading or are you starting any new series?

Finally finishing with the Fifty shades series made me feel like a weight has been lifted from my shoulders. This book gave me way to much grief and the first half felt like wrestling a sumo fighter. It got a bit better toward the end but not enough to make up for all the pain and trouble.

6. Would you like to recommend any books or authors you’ve been reading this last month?

I needed to remind myself more about reading the books written by authors I love. This is an excellent time for me to go back to some of my favorite authors and book series I need to finish up

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Final thoughts on February reading

I did not made any reviews of the books I’ve read in February. I will be posting a review on Strange Candy by Laurell K. Hamilton collection with short thoughts on each story.

I have made some nice progress on A Man for Himself: An Inquiry into the Psychology of Ethics by Erich Fromm and hope to finish it next month!

I am becoming more confident about posting my thoughts and projects that are about my other hobbies and not just reading. I am still considering making changes to the blog in general to accomodate these posts.

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Monthly reading review – January 2018

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Monthly reading review – January 2018

This January I have read:

The Scoundrel Takes a Bride (Regency Rogues #5) by Stefanie Sloane ★★

The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1) by Philip Pullman ★★★

A Test of Mettle (The Iron Druid Chronicles #3.5) by Kevin Hearne ★★★★

A Prelude to War (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #7.5) by Kevin Hearne ★★★★

Three Slices by Kevin Hearne, Delilah S. Dawson and Chuck Wendig ★★★★

Taurus by Božica Dragaš ★★★

The Shab-al-Hiri Roach by Jason Morningstar ★★★

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1. How many books you’ve read last month? Are you happy with the amount you read?

In January I have read six books in total. I have decided leave the short story from one of them out of the count. I would like to read a bit more in general and get the number of books I read in a month closer to ten.

2. What was the best of all the books you’ve read in January? Any scenes or characters that made a lasting impression?

I loved getting back to The Iron Druid Chronicles in the form of short stories and they were the highlight of my reading in January. The Shab-al-Hiri Roach has given me some food for thought in January as well.

3. Were there any not so good books for you last month? What made it hard or not enjoyable to read?

The historical romance The Scoundrel Takes a Bride did not impress me much. I guess I was not in the mood for romance books this January.

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4. How did the books you were reading last month fit in your reading plans if you had any?

Only planned reading I did was finishing The Golden Compass from December and reading the Taurus book for my book club meeting at the start of February.  The rest of the books, excluding the TBR Jar Draw The Shab-al-Hiri Roach were not planned.

5. Any updates on the series you are reading or are you starting any new series?

Technically I tried out three new series: His Dark Materials #1) by Philip Pullman, Blud short story by Delilah S. Dawson and Miriam Black short story by Chuck Wendig.

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6. Would you like to recommend any books or authors you’ve been reading this last month?

This January recommendation goes for Kevin Hearne and Iron Druid Chronicles. I enjoy the stories from the world of Iron Druid a lot and hope to continue reading the next book soon.

Final thoughts on January reading

I have posted three book reviews in January:

The Scoundrel Takes a Bride (Regency Rogues #5) by Stefanie Sloane ★★ – REVIEW

Three Slices by Kevin Hearne, Delilah S. Dawson and Chuck Wendig ★★★★ – REVIEW

The Shab-al-Hiri Roach by Jason Morningstar ★★★ – REVIEW

I am still reading A Man for Himself: An Inquiry into the Psychology of Ethics by Erich Fromm and I am slowly trudging on with Fifty Shades Freed (Fifty Shades, #3) by E.L. James. I am having trouble with it and hope to finish it by the time the movie comes out.

I have yet to do the TBR Jar Draw for February and start on the other book for my book club reading in February which is Lord of the Flies by William Golding.

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