It’s time for my monthly reading roundup! The month went by super fast, and I read a bunch of romances, because WHY NOT? Haha. It was a good time. So sorry for the heavy dose of romance in this recap – I read them when I’m stressed. And if you know anything about how Day Job is going, you’d understand my need for ~*rOmAnCe*~.
Here’s a reminder of the rating system for these monthly reading roundups (puppy pictures!):
Happy Labor Day, US residents! And happy Monday to the rest of the world! I read a whole bunch of books last month, so I’m going to keep this intro short so I can dive right in. A reminder of the rating scale (with puppy pictures!):
It’s August?!?! How?? This was supposed to go up yesterday, but we were flying home from a book festival where I appeared as an author (that’s a thing I can do now!) and our flight was delayed, so we ended up getting home super late and I didn’t have the energy to write this up. But here I am, only a day late. Also, no Top Ten Tuesday this week (sorry). But the official schedule is back next week, so all is well!Read More »
Here we are, in July, and I have taken another blogging break. As always with my blogging breaks, this wasn’t intentional – I was traveling, my book was releasing, and I was burned out. So I took a month off, but I’m back. (I promise this time, because I love blogging and miss it when I’m gone.) Some small changes will be taking place here – all of my Friday Reads posts are going to move over to my bookstagram (@amandareadsandwrites on Insta, if you’re curious), and I’ll be doing more book reviews on Friday. That’s the other thing – I have about 40 book reviews to write! Aside from Amanda Reads and Top 5 Wednesday, I’ll be writing up those reviews, slowly but surely. Plus! I’m going to add Top 10 Tuesday to the mix! Because why not – I love lists. 🙂
The other change is going to come in the form of these Amanda Reads posts. No more summaries, because book reviews! Just a rating as my wrap-up, and I’ll go back and add links to the reviews when they finally come. I have so many ARCs to read, and I have to get up to speed on those so I can keep getting more ARCs (because that’s the vicious cycle, my friends).
Who needs backlist, anyway? Kidding, I do. Ha. I need all the books.Read More »
I’m late! I’m late! For a very important date! Or something, haha. I’ve been traveling SO MUCH this month already, and I haven’t had the chance to sit down and write about all the books I read in May until now. But now I’m here! And I’m about to get started, because there were some GEMS last month! And a couple of DNFs too.
A reminder of the rating scale:
0 dogs petted: DNF. I couldn’t get through the book. It’s not a good day.
1 dog petted: It was an okay day. I mean, I got to pet a dog. But it could have been better.
2 dogs petted: A solid effort. May recommend.
3 dogs petted: A really good day, tbh. Would recommend willingly to friends and family.
4 or more dogs petted: Best day. Will be recommending to all the people. Pet all the dogs.