I have been meaning to do one of these each month and always forgetting too! So I finally have a day off and time to blog and will tackle all of 2014 so far.
I read: 10 books.
Reviewed 8 on blog:
Avalon by Mindee Arnett
The Program by Suzanne Young
The Treatment by Suzanne Young
Splintered by A. G. Howard
Imposter by Susanne Winnacker
Witch Finder by Ruth Warburton
The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
Anything to Have You by Paige Harbison
I only had one 5/5 Butterflies review for that month, which was The Program. It was a really great start to the series, but I just didn't like the sequel. For the most part January was filled with disappointing reads, I only had a couple that I enjoyed. And 10 books is a lot lower than what I used to read in a month before I started blogging, it would usually be about 15-20.
I read: 7 books, 1 novella
Only 7 books! That actually shocks me, I need to make more time for reading and less time for blogging. Maybe cut out some memes for a while and concentrate on powering through my endless TBR pile. At least I had a much better month when it came to books, I had FOUR 5/5 Butterfly worthy reads this month.
Starters by Lissa Price
Enders by Lissa Price
Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi
Through the Ever Night by Veronica Rossi
Roar and Liv by Veronica Rossi
Into the Still Blue by Veronica Rossi
Vitro by Jessica Khoury
Uninvited by Sophie Jordan
This was the month I finally tried the Under the Never Sky series, and I am so happy that I finally did. I thought it was such an amazing series, I definitely recommend that one to everybody. I also really enjoyed Uninvited by Sophie Jordan and am eagerly awaiting the sequel for that one.
I read: 12 books, 1 novella
I reviewed on blog:
Poison Dance by Livia Blackburne
Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge
Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover
Better Off Friends by Elizabeth Eulberg
Where You'll Find Me by Erin Fletcher
Easy by Tammara Webber
Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
#16thingsithoughtweretrue by Janet Gurtler
The Summer I Found You by Jolene Perry
What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick
After the End by Amy Plum
This was a bit of a better month but I am still surprised, I would like to see myself reading 15 books a month if I am honest. But I guess it is hard to find time when you work, blog and at least attempt to have a social life haha. But I had a varied month with books, quite a few hits and misses. I had a few 5 star reviews and quite a few disappointing reads. What I Thought Was True was one I was extra excited for and ended up being really disappointed by.
I read: 9 books
I reviewed on blog:
Far From You by Tess Sharpe
Ashfall by Mike Mullin
Exile by Kevin Emerson
The Break-Up Artist by Philip Siegel
Storm by Bridid Kemmerer
Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland
Nantucket Red by Leila Howland
To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
And another poor reading month for me. I am determined to not let May look this bad, I will be powering through a ton of books. I was put in reading slumps by some terrible books, Ashfall and Storm. I read one book at a time, which I should stop doing with books like these that are just too hard to get through and to painful. I need a decent read pick-me-up to get me back into it. I did finally get to read Jenny Han's To All The Boys I've Loved Before, and I absolutely LOVED it!
Why Do Books & Readers Glorify Abusive Relationships
Meet the Pets
Top Ten Tuesday:
Most Unique Books I've Read
Bookish Things I'd Like To Own
Characters Who Make Me Want To Slap Them
Films for Thoughts on Thursday:
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
The Amazing Spiderman 2
The Bling Ring
Five Friday Favourites:
Favourites Books of 2014 So Far
Favourites Things About Being A Blogger
Favourite Books Received As Gifts
TBR Pile Challenge
My goal: 50+ books
Have read so far: 11 books
That's 11 in 4 months, so I don't see myself reaching my target. I might if I stop requesting so many NG & EW books, which I am getting a LOT better at.
Netgalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge
My goal: 50 books
Read so far: 24 books
I am doing much better with this one and hope to complete this challenge early. Once that happens maybe I can start looking at getting my TBR challenge complete.