Back into Reading

Hey there!

It has been awhile since I’ve posted anything on here. I’m sorry agiphybout that. I’ve kind of been in a weird mood these last few months, and haven’t felt like reading anything. This surely hasn’t been the first time this has happened, and it won’t be the last. However, I’ve been feeling like getting out of this mood, and I need some recommendations to help me. So let me know what you have been reading and loving lately!

So what have I been doing recently? Well at the end of August I started watching Battlestar Galacticbattlestar_galactica_introa(2003 version), and in September I finished it. I was hesitant to start this show because I honestly didn’t think I would like it. I’m so glad to say that I was completely wrong. I absolutely LOVED this show. It was everything you could want in a television show and more! I’m thinking about doing a Why I Love: Battelstar Galactica post so I can share all my love for it there.

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June TBR

Now, I normally don’t make TBRs. It’s not because I don’t like them, because I always LOVE seeing what other people want to read. I don’t normally do these because I NEVER, EVER stick to them. However, I really want to get back into reading this month. I haven’t read anything since February. I plan to set aside a few books that I REALLY want to get to, and will hopefully be able to fly through this month. I don’t plan on getting to all these this month, but that would be amazing if I did!

  1. Sweet Hope- Tillie Cole
  2. Lady Midnight- Cassandra Clare
  3. We Were Liars- E. Lockhart
  4. The Choice- Nicholas Sparks
  5. A Court of Thorns and Roses- Sarah J. Maas
  6. The 5th Wave- Rick Yancey

Top Ten Tuesday- Books I would read on the beach

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This week’s topic: Beach Reads Week — top ten great beach reads, ten books I plan to read on the beach, ten beach reads for those who don’t like typical *beach reads*, ten authors who are my go to for beach reads, etc.

Now I’m not a beach person, but in the rare chance that I was at the beach for a day or summer, these are the books that I would be choosing from!

  1. To All the Boy I’ve Loved Before- Jenny Han
  2. A Court of Thorns and Roses- Sarah J. Maas
  3. We Were Liars- E. Lockhart
  4. The Choice- Nicholas Sparks
  5. Throne of Glass- Sarah J. Maas
  6. Attachments- Rainbow Rowell
  7. Sweet Hope- Tillie Cole
  8. Nowhere But Here- Katie McGarry
  9. The Unexpected Everything- Morgan Matson
  10. The Boy Most LIkely To- Huntley Fitzpatrick

Cover Reaction- Deep Redemption

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This is the fourth book in the Hades Hangmen series! The cover was revealed yesterday, and I was so excited to see it! Like the other covers in this series, I’m intrigued, especially with who could be hiding behind the tree? tumblr_n2amb4vRsJ1qj4315o1_500

As of now, a synopsis hasn’t been release! What I do know is that we can expect this to be like the other ones in this series. A dark, but beautiful story that breaks your heart mends it together, just to rip it to shreds again! And NO I’m not being dramatic!

I’m so excited to read this story on July 12th, 2016! And if you haven’t read the previous stories, you should check them out! If you have read them, you can check out my reviews below!

Book Review- It Ain’t Me, Babe

Book Review- Heart Recaptured

Book Review- Souls Unfractured

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My name is Ally Prince and I’ve always been unlucky in love. When all of my best friends were falling for their soul mates in College, I was left behind. I was Ally, the pretty cousin of superstar quarterback, Romeo Prince. I was Ally, the best friend to the most amazing group of girls I’ve ever known—a title I loved, but one I became tired of ‘just’ being. And I was Ally, the one on which they could all rely.18759355

But to me, I was Ally, the girl with the heart no one had claimed… And I was, Ally, the girl, who underneath it all, was heart-breakingly lonely.

For the past few years I’ve thrown myself into my career as a museum curator. I’m the best of the best, the person every museum wants to hire, so when an opportunity came up to move to Seattle, I jumped at the chance. My cousin and my best friend lived in Seattle and I needed a change.

I wasn’t expecting to meet anyone in the Emerald City. I wasn’t expecting to work closely with the reclusive new sculptor my all-important gallery design was centered around. And I certainly wasn’t expecting to fall for him… heart-stopping, epic, life-changing love…
My real life fairytale come true.

But, like in every fairytale, there’s a villain, a dark and tortured soul… I just didn’t know that the villain and the hero in my story would end up being one and the same.

So this weekend I’ll be reading Sweet Hope by Tillie Cole. I’m so excited to be reading this story, and continuing on in this series. I became addicted to Tillie Cole books last summer and every since then, I’ve been making my way through her stories. This is now my 7th book by her, and I’m so excited to read about this characters story!

We first meet Ally is the first book in this series Sweet Home. Every since then, she has been a favorite of mine and I’ve been waiting to dive into her life! I’m not that far into this story yet, but I’m loving it so far!

2016 Reading Challenges

Happy-New-Year-2016-ImagesI always find reading challenges to be fun. Mainly because I never put pressure on myself to finish them. If I do finish them, great, and if I don’t then that’s fine. I normally choose a few challenges to do throughout the year for fun. This year I have picked 4 challenges.

  1. Flights of Fantasy Reading Challenge: I choose this challenge because I don’t read much fantasy. It’s fof-button-2016something that I feel like I’m missing out on. I’m definitely considered a “fantasy newbie” when it comes to this genre. I missed out on a lot of series because this genre always intimidates me.
  2. 2016 Discussion Challenge: I love talking about books, but I never do discussion 2016-Discussion-Challengeposts, which is disappointing. So I decided that I want to do more of those! If you have any recommendations on topics, let me know! I’m making a list.
  3. Popsugar’s Ultimate Reading Challenge: This challenge I’m still on the fence about. I’ve been seeing this around, and I think I’m going to try it and just have fun with this one. If I read booksROCK that fit the categories than great, if not, oh well!
  4. #RockMyTBR Challenge: This one just seems like a lot of fun, and one that I’m excited to participate in!

So those are the challenges that I’m going to attempt and just have fun with. I plan on using books for multiple challenges, and possibly doubling up with the Popsugar Challenge. What reading challenges are you participating in?

Best Books of 2015

So I read quite a few books this year, and I thought it would be fun to share my Best Books of 2015! Now these books weren’t published in 2015, just ones that I read. I will start with number 6 and work my way down to my FAVORITE for the year!

Number Six: The Silence of Six by E.C. Myers23203542

This book was different from anything I’ve read this year, and I was surprised by how I much I really enjoyed it. It follows a boy named Max whose best friend Evan hacks into the live stream of the presidential debate being hosted at there school. He ends up killing himself, but not before sending Max a final message. From there he’s brought back into a life he thought he left behind!

12294652Number Five: My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

I won’t say much about this one because I did a review which you can check out HERE. I thoroughly enjoyed this one and found myself loving all the characters in this story. I absolutely adore Jase and his family!

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Number Four: Under the Never Sky trilogy by Veronica Rossi

This serious is seriously so addicting. I was hooked from the beginning, and I read the trilogy in about a week. I fell in love with characters individually and together. Not only that, but the world that Veronica Rossi created is great!

Number Three: Origin by Jennifer L. Armentrout13644052

I won’t say much about this one either because I did a full review as well, HERE. Also this is the fourth book in the LUX series and I don’t want to ruin in. Keep in mind that my review does have spoilers. I will say that I couldn’t stop reading this and I loved the ending so much!

Number Two: Article 5 trilogy by Kristen Simmonsarticle-5-series-banner

This trilogy was a complete and total surprise! From the first chapter I was hooked by the world and the characters! I absolutely loved the relationships and the characters and couldn’t put these books down!

and coming in at Number One is an author: Tillie Cole!

I 118discovered Tillie Cole this summer and have read six of her books so far. I absolutely adore her stories and definitely have to say that all of her books I’ve read have been my favorite this year.

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