Monthly Wrap-Up: July 2015

Posted August 1, 2015 in Monthly Wrap Ups / Leave a comment!

I’m so glad it’s August. Now I can finally relax, enjoy the weather(if the sun comes back) and read! Who doesn’t love summer?!

Three Exciting Things that Happened Last Month

  • Moved! Everything is almost unpacked and sorted out. Just need a few more things.
  • Caught up to my reading goal of the year. I’m ahead of schedule now!
  • I’m (trying) to re-brand myself so I’ve started doing that. It’s much harder to make logos for yourself than for other people though.

Three New Obsessions

  • The Body Shop. I love them so much. My skin has never felt so soft.
  • Twitter. I’m trying so hard to be on Twitter more since I know there tends to be more people over there.
  • Creative Market. My new favourite place for design inspiration. I’m hoping to get my new blog up soon. Ish.

Books I Read

  • Rain – Amanda Sun
  • Storm – Amanda Sun
  • City of the Lost Parts 1-5 – Kelley Armstrong
  • Forsaken – Kelley Armstrong
  • Night Broken (reread) – Patricia Briggs
  • Empire of Night – Kelley Armstrong
  • Thor’s Serpents – K.L. Armstrong and M.A. Marr
  • UnEnchanted – Chandra Hahn
  • Forbidden – Amy Miles

That’s a lot of Kelley Armstrong this month. I missed her though!

Total: 13

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Fun Things On the Blog

New Books on My Shelves

  • Empire of Night – Kelley Armstrong
  • Thor’s Serpents – K.L. Armstrong and M.A. Marr
  • The Power of Six – Pittacus Lore
  • Shadow Scale – Rachel Hartman
  • The Heart of Betrayal – Mary E. Pearson
  • The Princess Diaries 1-4 – Meg Cabot
  • The Alchemy of Forever – Avery Williams
  • Forsaken – Kelley Armstrong
  • City of the Lost Parts 1-5 – Kelley Armstrong

Additions to my TBR

  • Heir to the Sky – Amanda Sun
  • A Thousand Pieces of You – Claudia Gray
  • The Winner’s Kiss – Marie Rutkoski
  • An Ember in the Ashes – Sabaa Tahir
  • Falling Kingdoms (1-6) – Morgan Rhodes
  • Stormdancer – Jay Kristoff
  • Gilded – Christina Farley
  • Ink and Bone – Rachel Caine
  • The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt
  • Miss Mabels School for Girls – Katie Cross
  • The Boys of Summer – C.J. Duggan

Favourite Quote Last Month

“Every Samurai uses circumstances to his advantage, right? Don’t play by the rules. Use your foreigner status to cheat your way out of trouble.”
“One, we’re not samurai. Two, don’t samurai have an honor code or something?”
Tomo paused, scanning the buildings. “Oh yeah,” he said. “I was thinking pirates.”

~Storm by Amanda Sun

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