February Wrap-up and March TBR

Helloooo everyone!

Finally we are leaving Winter behind and traveling to the world of colors and sunshine! I love winter but I’m craving for the colours and the smell of spring.
February was a fantastic reading month for me, I read a lot more books than I originally anticipated, and I started use NetGalley, so I finished my first ever eARC. How exciting is that?

My FebruaryTBR list looked like this:

Finish the following books:

  • Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
  • Furyborn by Claire Legrand

Start reading the following books

  • Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes
  • Blood of Wonderland by Colleen Oakes
  • War of the Cards by Colleen Oakes
  • The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
  • Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

From this list I finished the following books:

  • Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
  • Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes
  • Blood of Wonderland by Colleen Oakes
  • War of the Cards by Colleen Oakes

Also finished the following books:

  • The Girl who drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
  • The Art of French Kissing by Brianna R. Shrum (eARC)
  • Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  • Into the deep by Samantha Young
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
  • We are okay by Nina LaCour

And have started the following books:

  • Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

Also, I made a good progress reading A Court of Wings and Ruin, which I started reading last year, and finally I felt reading it. I hope I manage to finish it in March ­čÖé

My TBR for March is going to be:

Finish the following books:

  • A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sara J. Maas
  • Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao
  • Furyborn by Claire Legrand

Start reading the following books

  • Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  • Given to the Sea by Mindy McGinnis
  • Wicked like a Wildfire by Lana Popovic
  • Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller

Cheers, Szandi

January Wrap-up and February TBR

Helloooo everyone!

I started 2018 with a pretty decent reading month, I finished 6 books and started 2 in the month of January.

My January TBR list looked like this:

Finish the following books:

  • They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

Start reading the following books

  • Wonder Woman Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo
  • Girls made of Snow and Glass by┬áMelissa Bashardoust
  • The Graveyard book by Neil Gaiman
  • Everless by Sara Holland
  • Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

From this list I finished the following books:

  • Wonder Woman Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo
  • The Graveyard book by Neil Gaiman
  • Everless by Sara Holland

Also finished the following books:

  • The Black Witch by Laurie Forest
  • Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
  • Wishing Tree by Katherine Applegate

And sadly I DNF’d 1 book:

  • They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

And have started the following books:

  • Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
  • Furyborn by Claire Legrand

My TBR for February is going to be:

Finish the following books:

  • Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
  • Furyborn by Claire Legrand

Start reading the following books

  • Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes
  • Blood of Wonderland by Colleen Oakes
  • War of the Cards by Colleen Oakes
  • The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
  • Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

Cheers, Szandi

December Wrap-up and January TBR

Helloooo everyone and welcome to the first wrap-up/TBR of 2018! How exciting is that?

My December TBR list looked like this:

Finish the following books:

  • The Hearts we Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones
  • It by Stephen King
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

Start reading the following books

  • Allegiant by Veronica Roth
  • Wonder Woman Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo
  • Girls made of Snow and Glass by┬áMelissa Bashardoust
  • Nyxia by Scott Reintgen

From this list I finished the following books:

  • The Hearts we Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

Also finished the following books:

  • Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
  • The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli
  • Gather ’round the Sound by Audible
  • Follish Hearts by Emma Mills
  • A Destiny of Dragons by T.J. Klune

And haven’t started anything else, which I haven’t finished (though I have a lot of books from months ago that I have to finish…)

My TBR for January is going to be:

Finish the following books:

  • They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

Start reading the following books

  • Wonder Woman Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo
  • Girls made of Snow and Glass by┬áMelissa Bashardoust
  • The Graveyard book by Neil Gaiman
  • Everless by Sara Holland
  • Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julis C. Dao

Cheers, Szandi

17 favourite books of 2017

Helloooo Everyone!

As we are close now to the end of 2017 I thought I should gather my top 17 favourite books this year. I came back to reading in January after a year long reading slump and what a magical year this was readingwise! I started reading more contemporaries, more books in English, I fell in love with audiobooks. I read more than 60 books and my original reading goal was 25. I’m very proud of myself!

So here comes the list:

#17 – Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

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#16 – The Wizards of Once by Cresside Cowel

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#15 – A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

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#14 – Hunted by Meagan Spooner

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#13 – Caraval by Stephanie Garber

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#12 – The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

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#11 – Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

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#10 – The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli

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#9 – This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

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#8 – The Diviners by Libba Bray

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#7 – Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

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#6 – A Court of Mist and Fury by Sara J. Maas

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#5 – Eliza and her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

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#4 – Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

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#3 – Heartless by Marissa Meyer

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#2 – Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody

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#1 – The Lightning-struck Heart by T. J. Klune

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Cheers,
Szandi

2018 TBR

Helloooo Everyone!

I know we still have 2 weeks until the start of the next year, but I feel I need to make a Reading Plane in advance, so I can stick to something. These are not the only ones I’m going to read, but are the ones I’m definitely going to read – or at least try to read them.

Series I want to read/finish (18 books)

  • The Mortal Instruments – 6 books
    I read the first two books in this series, but I’m going to reread them.
  • The Dark Artifices – 2 books
    In order to read this one I have to finisk TMI first. I count only 2 books to this, as I’m goign to read it in Hungarian and not sure if the 3rd book is going to be released in Hungary this year or not.
  • The Shades of Magic – 2 books
    I count only two books to this as I read the first book in the series this year.
  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians – 3 books
    I read the first 2 books this year.
  • Throne of Glass –┬á5 books
    I read the first one and only count those I own.

Books waiting on my shelf to read them (11 books)

  • Forest of a Thousand Lanterns
  • Nyxia
  • Even the Darkest Stars
  • Wonder Woman – Warbringer
  • Before She Ignites
  • Given to the Sea
  • Rebel of the Sands
  • Ink
  • Warcross
  • Raven Boys
  • The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding

New Releases I plan to read (12 books)

  • The Cruel Prince
  • The Hazel Wood
  • Everless
  • Daughter of the Siren Queen
  • Batman – Nightwalker
  • Zenith
  • The Wicked Deep
  • Obsidio
  • Furyborn
  • Legendary
  • Rage
  • Catwoman – Soulstealer

This sums up to 51 books on my TBR for 2018. As my Goodreads Challenge for this year was 65 and I’m currently standing at 64 read book sthis year I think my next year goal is going to be 70 – which means I have 19 book sbesides the ones on my TBR I can choose freely. Looking onto this list, I’m feeling really excited for next year, it seems that I’m going to have a lot of fun reading these!

How your TBR for the next year looks like?
Cheers,
Szandi

Most Anticipated Releases of 2018

Helloooo Everyone!

We are halfway through December – Christmas is coming and the New Years Eve as well – then we are in 2018 already! And this means a lot of new books to read.┬á In this post I would like to gather those I’m most excited for.

January:

February

March

May

June

Others

This is not a full list but these are the ones I’m most anticipating. What are yours?

Cheers,
Szandi

November wrap-up and December TBR

Helloooo everyone!

This is again that time of the month, let’s summarize what I read in November and what I plan to read in December!

My November TBR list looked like this:

  • The Hearts we Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones
  • It by Stephen King
  • Scythe by Neil Schusterman
  • The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell
  • Language of Thors by Leigh Bardugo
  • Allegiant by Veronica Roth
  • Wonder Woman Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo
  • They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
  • Girls made of Snow and Glass by┬áMelissa Bashardoust

From this list I finished the following books:

  • Scythe by Neil Schusterman
  • The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell
  • Language of Thors by Leigh Bardugo

Also finished the following books:

  • Harry Potter and teh Goblet of Fire
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
  • Afar byLeila del Duca

And started reading the following:

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

My TBR for December is going to be:

Finish the following books:

  • The Hearts we Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones
  • It by Stephen King
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

Start reading the following books

  • Allegiant by Veronica Roth
  • Wonder Woman Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo
  • Girls made of Snow and Glass by┬áMelissa Bashardoust
  • Nyxia by Scott Reintgen

Cheers, Szandi