Personal life: I’ve been subbing almost every day, so that has been taking up most of my time. It has definitely cut into my reading time, but life tends to do that unfortunately. Things at home have had their ups and downs lately. Reading is an escape, so I need to get back to it. And I realized that I just don’t spend enough time with the few friends that I do have, so that needs to change. You really don’t know how much your friends mean to you until they’re not really in your life anymore. Note to self: make time for close friends.
Blog life: I did a few reviews and a few weekly memes. Nothing special. But I’m having a blast with my reading challenges. (I would do a monthly update, but I’m participating in way too many, so check out my reading challenges page if you’re interested.) As if reading couldn’t get anymore fun! I love the bingo ones! And the ones that motivate me to read more and outside my comfort level. I highly recommend any and all reading challenges. They’re super fun.
(Click on the titles below for my reviews)
The Cupcake Witch by Poppy Lawless ❤❤❤❤
A Sudden Crush by Camilla Isley ❤❤❤❤
Falling for Prince Charles by Lauren Baratz-Logsted ❤❤
How To Love by Katie Cotugno ❤❤❤❤
Monthly Wrap-Up: January 2016 – Wrapping up a great month!
Chapter Break Bookish Bingo: January 2016 – Wrapping up my first bingo card, which was so fun!
Musing Mondays #6 – I mention what my favorite children’s book was when I was growing up.
Blog Tour: Excerpt & Giveaway – Falling for Prince Charles by Lauren Baratz-Logsted – Wasn’t a fan, so I did an excerpt instead of a review during the blog tour.
Thirsty Thursday & Hungry Hearts #11 – The Cupcake Witch – For my coffee-loving readers 🙂
Musing Mondays #7 – I got new bookcases!
Musing Mondays #8 – SO excited about receiving a book I won in a giveaway!
Book of the Month:
I really liked this book. It was ALMOST perfect. It was such a cute chick-lit, romantic comedy, which is just what I need sometimes.
Ahh! I LOVE this cover. I could just stare at it for hours. It’s beautiful. I want to buy a physical copy and just frame it on my wall.
Favorite Book Boyfriend:
I loved Connor. He grunts and is grumpy, but I loved him. His witty, sarcastic banter with Joanna was hilarious. I just wanted more! I may have to read it again to get my Connor fix.
Reena was so flawed and imperfect, and she didn’t make the best decisions, especially when it came to a certain guy, but I think even she underestimated her strength. She gets pregnant at 16, has to put her dreams aside, and raises her daughter on her own. She’s amazing.
No contest here. This was such a fun and unique plot. These two people who dislike each other so much are stuck on an island together for months. It’s hilarious and romantic, and I couldn’t get enough.
Again, no contest. Camilla Isley knows how to write chick lit. I absolutely love this genre, and she reminded me why I need to start reading more of it. She is so damn talented, and I cannot wait to read more of her books.
How was your February?