Okay, I haven’t done a lot of weekly wrap-up posts for a long time. I started waiting and just doing monthly wrap-ups only. But I thought maybe I’d start this year out doing weekly wrap-ups if I could and had the time. I also had this cool drawing my sister-in-law did that I wanted to make into a button for my blog, so now I have something to use it for! I did participate in the Stacking the Shelves posts (hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality) twice in 2020. And I definitely want to link up with that one, as well as the Sunday Post hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer. But I want to make it a quicker wrap-up than I used to. So let’s see if I can do that.
First, here are the books I added to my shelves this past week:
I took a trip to the bookstore where I used to work, actually last weekend, and wandered around. After having binged Bridgerton like so many of us have lately, I decided I wanted to read the next book in the series since who knows how long it will be until the second season gets filmed. Unfortunately they did not have any copies of the second book. So I settled for buying the first one with the media tie-in cover of The Duke & I. I have actually started reading that one. While I was there I just couldn’t only buy one book, so I allowed myself to buy Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade because I have heard good things about it and the author. I also decided to check out the little preview on Amazon that you can do for books and while normally Sanctum by Hannah McBride might not be what I’ve been reading a lot lately, I was hooked with that little bit I read. So I had to order it. And finally, my Book of the Month Club choice for January was The Dating Plan.
This one I’d been bugging the publisher for an ARC since I first heard of it, I think the end of last summer! It finally arrived and I can’t wait to read it!
This is one I didn’t request, and while it sounds good, it is a novel in verse and I’m not always good with those. They don’t always hold my attention. I’m still trying to get through Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo.
Now, I have no idea how I got this book. It says I signed up for some program? I doubt I’ll read it. Will probably just donate it to my school library.
I had a busy week getting a few review books done, but actually, I am a bit ahead in my reading. I’m trying not to waste the time though, getting farther ahead before giving in and reading any books that aren’t on a review schedule. But it would be nice to keep that pace up. Of course the beginning of February I have like 5 or 6 that come out that first week and so I need to get going. One of them I got started while waiting on other review books to arrive, Much Ado About You, by Samantha Young. Although I did set it aside for another review book that I got on Friday. I also finished reading Midnight Sun this week, which I’d planned to finish last month. But then of course review books got in the way of that humongous over 600 page book.
Last Week’s Posts:
Reviews include: Be Dazzled by Ryan La Sala, The Ever After by Amanda Hocking, The Strike Out by Meghan Quinn, and The Fourth Time Charm by Maya Hughes. And sorta reviews: The DNF Report for December 2020.
- Cover Reveal: The Fourth Time Charm (Fulton U #4) by Maya Hughes
- Release Blast: Dark (Dangerous Web Trilogy #2) by Aleatha Romig
- Cover Reveal: The Bromantic Comedies by Erin Mallon
- Book Blitz with Giveaway: Luke (Bossy Brothers #7) by J.A. Huss
Weekly posts: Lisa’s Looking Forward To #91 – January 12th, 2021
And I always like to remind people about my monthly wrap-up post giveaway, you can go enter it and read that HERE.