February TBR!

Happy February! I’m very excited for my upcoming reads this months because I got some Netgalley books that I’m really anticipating for 2020. Netgalley has been very good to me, and I started an account with Edelweiss as well! I already have one approval for a 2020 release that I’m so stoked for, but will likely be reading in March.

I’m continuing to try to have a good balance of physical and ebooks, because I can feel the strain on my eyes when I read too much on my phone or iPad. I’m starting my binge of Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, which will likely continue on to March unless I read a whole lot more than I’m expecting to (which likely won’t happen because we are very busy with wedding planning!)

PHYSICAL BOOKS

Some of these may look familiar from my January TBR, but I didn’t get to them last month so they just were bumped to February. Two of these books are library books to read before I read the sequel in the form of a Netgalley eARC.

  1. The Women’s War (Women’s War #1), Jenna Glass
  2. The Wicked Fox (Gumiho #1), Kat Cho
  3. The Beckoning Shadow (The Beckoning Shadow #1), Katharyn Blair
  4. Serious Moonlight, Jenn Bennett
  5. The Assassin’s Blade (Throne of Glass #0.5), Sarah J. Maas
  6. Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2), Sarah J. Maas
  7. Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass #3), Sarah J. Maas
  8. Girls with Sharp Sticks (Girls with Sharp Sticks #1), Suzanne Young

NETGALLEY EARC’S

Highlights of this month will be Havenfall and The Electric Heir. Sara Holland is one of my favorite authors and I loved The Fever King.

  1. Havenfall (Havenfall #1), Sara Holland
  2. Bad Bachelor, Stephanie London
  3. We Are Blood and Thunder (We Are Blood and Thunder #1), Kesia Lupo
  4. The New Guy, Kathryn Freeman
  5. The Electric Heir (Feverwake #2), Victoria Lee
  6. Girls with Razor Hearts (Girls with Sharp Sticks #2), Suzanne Young
  7. Queen of the Unwanted (Women’s War #2), Jenna Glass
  8. The Empress of Salt and Fortune, Nghi Vo

I hope you all have a lovely February, and read everything you want to! Let me know if any of these are on your list as well!

Happy reading, folks!

January TBR!

HAPPY NEW YEAR (again)! A new year is so fresh and ripe with bookish possibilities. If you read my 2020 Goals Post, you know that I have a semi-structured plan for what books I’m going to read each month. I painstakingly poured over my physical books, Netgalley responsibilities, and backlist babies to determine what to read this month and I came up with a HUGE list. We’ll see how this actually works, but I have high hopes!

PHYSICAL BOOKS

My plan is to read a new backlist series each month and just binge my way through them. This month is devoted to Cassandra Clare.

  1. City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments #4), Cassandra Clare
  2. City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments #5), Cassandra Clare
  3. City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments #6), Cassandra Clare
  4. Lady Midnight (The Dark Artifices #1), Cassandra Clare
  5. Lord of Shadows (The Dark Artifices #2), Cassandra Clare
  6. Queen of Air and Darkness (The Dark Artifices #3), Cassandra Clare
  7. The Wicked Fox (Gumiho #1), Kat Cho
  8. The Beckoning Shadow (The Beckoning Shadow #1), Katharyn Blair
  9. Love Her or Lose Her (Hot & Hammered #2), Tessa Bailey
  10. The Women’s War (Women’s War #1) – Jenna Glass

NETGALLEY EARC’S

I give myself 4 days to read Netgalley books, at 25% a day. It’s worked so far, and gives me time to read physical books at the same time. Even if I get really engrossed and finish one in 2 days, I won’t start the next until the calendar says to.

  1. The Silvered Serpents (The Gilded Wolves #2), Roshani Chokshi
  2. Queen of the Unwanted (Women’s War #2), Jenna Glass
  3. The Shrike and the Shadows, Chantal Gadoury and A.M. Wright
  4. Unravel the Dusk (The Blood of Stars #2), Elizabeth Lim
  5. Heart of Flames (Crown of Feathers #2), Nicki Pau Preto
  6. The Electric Heir (Feverwake #2), Victoria Lee
  7. Havenfall (Havenfall #1), Sara Holland
  8. The Kissing Game, Marie Harte
  9. Break in Case of Emergency, Brian Francis

Before you say anything, yes I know this is a very ambitious list. I think 18 is the most books I’ve read in a month before so 19 in the first month of the year may be pushing it. BUT I just don’t care! I get to make my TBR however I want, and we’ll see how I do at the end of the month! Wish me luck, friends!

Happy reading, folks!

November TBR!

Happy November, friends! I know many of you are working on NaNoWriMo, but I am not participating myself. My talents lie in reading the books you authors write, and I’m a-okay with that! I look forward to doing some great reading this month, while also enjoying the start of the holiday season! This really is my favorite time of year 🙂

See below for my planned reads for November. Who knows how many of these I will stick to, but we’ll see!

PHYSICAL BOOKS

  1. Wayfarer (Passengers #2) – Alexandra Bracken
  2. The Start of Me and You (The Start of Me and You #1) – Emery Lord
  3. To Best The Boys – Mary Weber
  4. Thunderhead (Scythe #2) – Neal Shusterman
  5. Renegades (Renegades #1) – Marissa Meyer

EBOOKS

  1. The Wickerlight (The Wren Hunt #2) – Mary Watson
  2. Before the Broken Star (The Evermore Chronicles #1) – Emily R. King
  3. Into the Hourglass (The Evermore Chronicles #2) – Emily R. King
  4. The Everafter Song (The Evermore Chronicles #3) – Emily R. King
  5. Ivory (Manhattan Ten #1) – Lola Dodge
  6. We Used to Be Friends – Amy Spalding
  7. The Map From Here to There (The Start of Me and You #2) – Emery Lord
  8. A Love Hate Thing – Whitney D. Grandison

I’m thinking I will read more physical books that this, but I feel like I can commit to at least these. What are you all reading this month?

Happy reading, bookish friends! 🙂

October TBR

Happy spooky October! October is my birth month and also Halloween and the beginning of the holiday season (in my mind) so it’s one of my favorite months of the year. It’s currently 90 degrees in Baltimore so it’s not feeling super fall like, but I can’t wait to curl up in flannel with a cup of hot cider reading a book. All time favorite thing to do in the fall. So below are the books I will hopefully be doing that with this month! Still hardcore behind on Netgalley but it’s fine!!! I’m ok!!

PHYSICAL BOOKS

  1. The Girl the Sea Gave Back – Adrienne Young
  2. Stalking Jack the Ripper – Kerrie Maniscalco

NETGALLEY EARC’S

  1. The Throne of the Five Winds – S. C. Emmett
  2. A Midnight Clear – Sam Hooker, et al
  3. Coral – Sara Ella
  4. The Wickerlight – Mary Watson
  5. A Violet Fire – Kelsey Quick
  6. Safe Harbour – Christina Kilbourne
  7. All That’s Bright and Gone – Eliza Nellums
  8. Good Girls Lie – JT Ellison
  9. Hearts, Strings, and Other Breakable Things – Jacqueline Firkins
  10. The Map From Here to There – Emery Lord
  11. Don’t Read the Comments – Eric Smith
  12. The Silvered Serpents – Roshani Chokshi
  13. The Stars We Steal – Alexa Donne
  14. A Love Hate Thing – Whitney D. Grandison
  15. Ink in the Blood – Kim Smejkal
  16. The Sounds of Stars – Alechia Dow

Any of these books grace your list as well? Let’s talk in the comments!

Happy reading, bookish friends! 🙂

September TBR!

Greetings, fellow readers! It’s the beginning of another new month of reading! I have a HUGE stack of books that I need to read, plus more on Netgalley! Once you get some reviews done a few more books get approved and the ratio starts to slide again! I do plan on reading more physical books this month, so I’m hoping for a better balance.

PHYSICAL BOOKS

  1. Sorcery of Thorns – Margaret Rogerson
  2. The Kingdom – Jess Rothenberg
  3. The Crowns of Croswald – D. E. Night
  4. Sky in the Deep – Adrienne Young
  5. The Novice – Taran Matharu
  6. Stalking Jack the Ripper – Kerrie Maniscalco
  7. Five Dark Fates – Kendare Blake
  8. Merged – Jim and Stephanie Kroepfl

NETGALLEY EARC’S

  1. The Stone Rainbow – Liane Shaw
  2. Gravemaidens – Kelly Coon
  3. These Wicked Waters – Emily Layne
  4. We Met in December – Rosie Curtis
  5. Michigan vs. The Boys – Carrie S. Allen
  6. The Memory Thief – Lauren Mansy
  7. Ink in the Blood – Kim Smejkal
  8. The Throne of Five Winds – S. C. Emmett
  9. The Sound of Stars – Alechia Dow
  10. A Love Hate Thing – Whitney D. Grandison

18 books is a very lofty goal…. so we’ll see if I can manage it! Any of the same books showing up on your TBR this month? Let’s chat about them 🙂

Happy reading, bookish friends 🙂

August TBR

The fact that it is already August is definitely blowing my mind. This month is the boyf’s and my third anniversary. We’re going to Lewes, DE to stay in the Dogfishhead Inn (we’re both really into craft beer) and we even splurged on the Romance package :). I’m excited to get some good reading done this month, though it is going to HEAVILY contain eARC’s from Netgalley! I’m very behind (my ratio is like 28%) and want to get caught up so I can be approved for more books. Outside of Netgalley, I’m going to try to fit in a few backlist physical books so I’m not just staring at my iPad all month (talk about killing your eyes). So see below for my reading plans!

Netgalley eARC’s

  1. Swipe Right For Murder – Derek Milman
  2. Midnight Beauties – Megan Shepherd
  3. The Murder List – Hank Phillippi Ryan
  4. Eclipse the Skies – Maura Milan
  5. The Weight of a Soul – Elizabeth Tammi
  6. Crown of Coral and Pearl – Mara Rutherford
  7. Tweet Cute – Emma Lord
  8. The Lady Rogue – Jenn Bennett

Physical books

  1. A Curse So Dark And Lonely – Brigid Kemmerer
  2. Strange the Dreamer – Laini Taylor

It’s a bit of an ambitious month because of the eARC’s, but I’ve found I read those faster than physical books? I’m not really sure how that works, but I’ll take it! Especially with trying to get through 8 in one month, while going away on vacation.

If you have any of these on your TBR, keep an eye out for my reviews as they come!

Happy reading, bookish fellows!