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September Wrap up and October TBR

This month has flown by! In fact...where has the year gone?! I was able to read 3 books this month while participating in the Tackle Your TBR read-a-thon that was hosted by Wishful Endings. Here are the books that I read and review

This took me forever to finish. It wasn't because of not enjoy it but because I was so busy with work and other personal things. It was a great read and I can't wait till the next one comes out
My Review















This is a physiological thriller. I like it but I was confused for most of the part especially when it got right in the climax of the story. But the writing was so good I kept on reading it. It was weird and dark. I was not expecting the ending at all. It really saved the book.
My Review













I read book 1 and 2 of the Percy Jackson series but I didn't finish the series. I really liked Mangus Chase. It had humor, adventure, Norse Mythology. I haven't read to many books that is centered around Norse Mythology but it was good. I think the next book c…

Tackle Your TBR Wrap UP

I had so much fun with this challenge! I didn't get to read as much as I wanted and my tbr kept changing (never stays the same). Here are the books that I read and completed.)
Looking forward to next year!:)

Tackle TBR Day 12-13 Update

I had so much fun with this challenge. I hope everyone that did the challenge completed their goal! I'm proud of myself because this challenge I was able to stick with it. Even though I didn't do as good as I wanted to I still did a decent job. I will post whatever I read later on tonight for tomorrow.
Day 12 Update Books read: The Sword of Summer (Mangus Chase and The Gods of Asgard bk1) Pages read: 30 (busy day) Total books read: 3 Total books finished: This Savage Song, And the trees Crept in, The Sword of Summer (Mangus Chase and The Gods of Asgard bk1) 
Day 13 Update Books read: The Sword of Summer (Mangus Chase and The Gods of Asgard bk1) Pages read: 240 Total books finished: 3 Total books read: This Savage Song, And the Trees Crept In, The Sword of Summer (Mangus Chase and The Gods of Asgard bk1)

Book Review: The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan (Mangus Chase bk1)

Goodreads Summary: Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers.

One day, he’s tracked down by a man he’s never met—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. The man tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god.

The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years.

When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision.

Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die . . .

This is my third book that I have read by Rick Riordan. I only read book 1 and 2 of the Percy Jackson series and it was so long ago that I would need to reread th…

Tackle Your TBR Update Day 11

Today's Challenge
This Challenge is hosted by The book Monsters. Take a picture of the book/and or place you are currently reading and post it anywhere using the hastage #TackleTBRPhoto



Day 11 Update Books read: Mangus Chase and the Gods of Asgard  Pages read:100 Total books read:2 Finished books: This Savage Song, And the trees Crept in

Tackle Your TBR: Update day 10

Today's Challenges 

Fall challenge. Pick a couple of books with fall colors and take a picture.




















Random Page and Paragraph Challenge
Take any book that you are reading and share a random paragraph. No spoilers. Leave the name of the book and the page you chose.

"My name is Mangus Chase. I'm sixteen years old. This is the story of how my life went downhill after I got myself killed."
-Mangus Chase and the Gods of Asgard pg.3 Chapter 1

Day 10 Update:
Books Read: Mangus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by Rick Riordan
Pages read: 100
Total books read: 2
Total books finished : This Savage Song, And the trees Crept in




Tackle Your TBR update Day 9

Today's Challenge: Create a flag using books!
This challenge is hosted by J. Lenni Dorner

AMERICA

























Day 9 Update

Books read: The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich, Mangus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by Rick Rioridan
Pages Read: 50 The Dead House, 50 Mangus Chase
Books read :2
Finished books: This Savage Song, And the Trees Crept in


Stranger Things Book Tag!

This is a really neat book tag that was created by booktuber Sarah Sunbeemz. Her channel is great and worth checking out. If you haven't watched Stranger Things....stop right now and go watch it. Seriously.

1.)Epic Intro: The opening sequence of Stranger Things is amazing and really grabs your attention. Name a book that grabbed your attention from the first page.

A:Recently I would say This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab. The opening sentence opened with Kate setting the school chapter on fire. It was a great first sentence to open up the story. 

2.) 2. DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. Name a fantasy world you would like to experience yourself.

A:I would have to say Velaris from A Court of Mist and Fury. It soooo beautiful they way it is described. I would love to see that world.

3.)SQUAD GOALS. When Eleven met Mike, Dustin and Lucas it was a *mostly* perfect team. Name your favourite bookish group of friends.

A:I think it is pretty obvious: Harry, Ron, and Hermionie .....Enough said.

4.) ABC’s…

Tackle TBR Day 8 update and Challenge

I had fun on the twitter chat from last night. Did any of you guys get a chance to participate?

Today's Challenge: Name Challenge

Find a book that begins with the first letters of your first name spelled out. You can take a picture or list it. I'm going to list mines

E=Empower by Jessica Shirvington (fav book eva!) R=Rapture by Kate Lauren I=If I should Die by Amy Plum C=Captivated by You by Silvia Day K=Kiss of Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon( another fav!) A=And The Trees Crept in
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Day 8 Update:
Books Read: The Dead House by  Pages read: 25 Total books read: 2 Finished books: This Savage Song, And the trees crept in


Tackle Your TBR Day 7 Update

This weekend was not the best. As you can see from my previous posts I didn't get far with the number of pages. I still have time. I hope to knock out at least two more books before this is over.

Day 7 Update
Books read: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff
Pages Read: 50
Total books Read: 2
Finished books: This Savage Song, And the Trees Crept in


How is everyone doing so far!!

Tackle Your TBR Day 5 and Day 6 Update

This weekend was not great for me as far as reading. I went out of town and I got so caught up with other things that when I finally sat down to read it was more like the book was reading me.
Day 5 Update: 
Books Read: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff Pages Read: 10 Total Books Read: 2 Finished Books: This Savage Song, And the Trees Crept In

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Day 6 Update
Books Read: Viscous  by V.E. Schwab Pages Read: 5 Total Books Read: 2 Finished Books: This Savage Song, And the Trees Crept In



Book Review: And the Trees Crept in By Dawn Kurtagich

Goodreads Summary: When Silla and Nori arrive at their aunt's home, it's immediately clear that the "blood manor" is cursed. The creaking of the house and the stillness of the woods surrounding them would be enough of a sign, but there are secrets too--the questions that Silla can't ignore: Who is the beautiful boy that's appeared from the woods? Who is the man that her little sister sees, but no one else? And why does it seem that, ever since they arrived, the trees have been creeping closer?


Filled with just as many twists and turns as The Dead House, and with achingly beautiful, chilling language that delivers haunting scenes, AND THE TREES CREPT IN is the perfect follow-up novel for master horror writer Dawn Kurtagich.







I don't know what it was about this book that kept me reading it even though I was confused most of the time. The writing was good but for the majority of the story I was confused and had so many questions the further I got. 
Silla and No…

Tackle Your TBR Day 4 Update

I will be going out of town this weekend so I won't be posting my updates for the weekend. I will combine my updates of  days 5-7 on Monday.  Yesterday I did good. Much better than the day before. I'm hoping that I should be able to get through a lot more this weekend since I will be out of town.

Today's Challenge

Check out Wishful Endings blog for the Guest Post and Giveaway.

Day 4 Update: 
Books Read : And the Trees Crept in by Dawn Kurtagich Pages read: 200 Total books Read :1 Total books finished : And the Trees Crept in by Dawn Kurtagich, This Savage Song by Victoria Schwabb

Tackle Your TBR Day 3 Update

Although yesterday wasn't my best at reading I am having a lot of fun doing this challenge. I hope everyone else that is doing this challenge is having fun as well.

Today's Challenge

Duo (two) color challenge. I had to use library books (I work at a library) because I don't have a lot in my personal collection. I chose the colors yellow and white.





Day 3 Update
Books Read : And the Trees Crept in by Dawn Kurtagich Pages read: 100 Total books Read :1 Total books finished : This Savage Song by Victoria Schwabb

Tackle Your TBR Day 2 Update

Today's Challenge:
Check outJemima Pett and Janette Rallisonfor today's challenges. 

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9/13-Day 2 Update

Books read: This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab, Nevernight by Jay Kristoff (audio book) When the Trees Crept In by Dawn Kurtagich

Pages Read: 140

Total Books Read: 3

Total Books Finished: This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab




Book Review: This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

Goodreads Summary:There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains—and friends or enemies—with the future of their home at stake. The first of two books.

Kate Harker and August Flynn are the heirs to a divided city—a city where the violence has begun to breed actual monsters. All Kate wants is to be as ruthless as her father, who lets the monsters roam free and makes the humans pay for his protection. All August wants is to be human, as good-hearted as his own father, to play a bigger role in protecting the innocent—but he’s one of the monsters. One who can steal a soul with a simple strain of music. When the chance arises to keep an eye on Kate, who’s just been kicked out of her sixth boarding school and returned home, August jumps at it. But Kate discovers August’s secret, and after a failed assassination attempt the pair …

Tackle Your TBR Day 1 Update and Challenge

Today's challenge  First Line Challenge
Take whatever book you are reading right now and share the first line. Super Easy!
Here is mines from This Savage Song from Victoria Schwab
Kate
"The night Kate Harker decided to burn down the school chapel, she wasn't angry or drunk." ______________________________________________________
Day 1 Update: 
9/12 -DAY 1 BOOKS READ: This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab- 73%  PAGES READ:263 TOTAL PAGES READ: 263 FINISHED BOOKS:  about 30% Left


Tackle Your TBR Read-A-Thon

This is a challenge hosted by Wishful Endings. It gears toward tackling your tbr pile. This read-a-thon will start Sept,12th-26th. You can sign up on her blog and add your name to blog linky list for updates. There is also a goodreads group as well that has updates, challenges, and giveaways.

This year of reading for me has been a huge slump of a mess. I am going to stay fully committed to this challenge. The best part is that it is two weeks. That's enough time for me to get at least three books in.


Here is my list in the order I want to read.
1.) This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab (I have been reading this off and on since July)
2.)Vicious by V.E. Schwab
3.)A Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
4.)And I Darken by Kiersten White
5.)DragonMark by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Hope many of you can join in on the challenge!!

September TBR

This month I have decided to go with a theme outside of my reading challenge for this month. I have not had the experience of diving into children's fiction and I know there are some really great stories out there in children fiction. I have read the Spiderwick Chronicles and the review for that will be posted in a few days. These are pretty short so I think I can get them in.

For this month I am going to work on Children series
Beyonders Chronicles) by Brandon Mull -A World Without Heroes (bk1)
                                                                  -Seed of Rebellion (bk2)
                                                                  - Chasing the Prophecy (bk3)










The Theodosa Throckmorton series by R.L. LaFevers -Theodosia and the Serpents Chaos
                                                                                       -Theodosia and the Staff of Osiris
                                                                                      -Theodosia and t…