All posts tagged: monthly wrap up

June 2016 Wrap-up

So after a bit of an absence, I seem to be back at it this month. Here’s what has been on my blog this month: Reviews: The May Queen Murders by Sarah Jude (3.5/5) The Hallowed Ones by Laura Bickle (4/5 stars) The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell (4/5 stars) The Rook by Daniel O’Malley (4.5/5 stars)     Recommendations: Lit Lists – My Favourite Classics Part 1   Other posts: I’m giving away an A Court of Mist and Fury mug to one lucky Australian book nerd, and there’s still time to enter the giveaway. My July Book Haul – I got a few really awesome books this month that I’m really excited to get into. #BRINGBACKTBSCOVERS – Bloomsbury have decided to change the covers of the beautiful The Bone Season series by Samantha Shannon to awful generic designs, and I’m not standing for it. Book Photography Tips #1 – I give some tips on why it’s sometimes a good idea to totally underexpose your photos. Pastry Book Tag – I decide to tag myself in …

August Wrap Up and Book Haul

I had a pretty good reading month this month. I read 7 books, almost half of that being the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas. Including the amazing Queen of Shadows which comes out on September 1st! In other interesting news, earlier this month I was featured by Hazel from Stay Bookish for her Novel Portraits feature. So that was super exciting! I also got a new lens for my camera, the Lensbaby Spark which takes awesome crazy photos. So you can look forward to some of those next month. Read and Reviewed this month: The Looking Glass House by Vanessa Tait – 3/5 stars – Review. The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes – 5/5 stars – Review. Lair of Dreams (The Diviners II) by Libba Bray – 4.5/5 stars (I actually read this last month bu only posted my review this month) – Review. Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass II) by Sarah J. Maas 5/5 stars Review. Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass III) by Sarah J. Maas – 5/5 stars – Review. Queen of …

July Wrap Up and Book Haul(s)

I’ve had a pretty good reading month in July. Better than I’ve had in a long time. Read and Reviewed I read six books this month: The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen 4.5/5 Review The Lesser Dead by Christopher Buehlman 5/5  Review (This was easily my standout read for the month!) A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin (Audiobook) 4/5 Review Papertowns by John Green 3/5 Review The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh 4.5/5 Review  Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray – Review to come closer to release (but I can tell you now that it was awesome!) I also reviewed two books which I read ages ago but only just got around to transferring the reviews over from Tumblr. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn 3.5/5 stars Review Cypulchre by Joe McKinnon 3/5 stars Review. Book Hauls So, earlier in the month I posted my July Book Haul Part One: Yeah that’s a lot of books for just the first half of July, isn’t it? Like an utterly crazy amount …