March 2019 : Wrap-Up and TBR

March 28, 2019

Not gonna lie, the beginning of March wasn’t glorious. I just got out of a tiny slump and I’m better now. I’m also 5 books ahead on my Goodreads challenge (I wish I didn’t give it all that importance, but I tend to get really competitive when it comes to beating the numbers) and I still feel like it’s not good enough. I wanna read ALL THE BOOKS, it’s not my fault ! 

What I read 

🌹The Sun is also a star by Nicola Yoon (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️): gushed about it there.

🌹Romanov by Nadine Brandes (⭐️⭐️): this was a big disappointment for me and I had a lengthy go at it. You can find my review here

🌹City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️): I had forgotten that this book was of monstrous size and that you can probably give someone a concussion with it. Nevertheless, still enjoyed it lots.

🌹Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️): my first buddy-read ever

🌹The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️) : kind of life-changing, strongly recommend

🌹The Seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️) : check out my review here

🌹Heroine by Mindy McGinnis (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️) : Review to come… (ARC)

🌹Love and Other Curses by Michael Ford Thomas (⭐️⭐️): this… wasn’t what I expected and I’m super disappointed. (ARC)

🌹A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️) : I’ve been in a mood to read more classics and especially more Shakespeare. Imo this is a great comedy.

Head over to my Goodreads if you wanna know what I thought about these books ! 

Currently Reading

🌹 Emma by Jane Austen : I really love Jane Austen’s writing but for some reason, I have to read it in French (my native tongue lol not just saying it) otherwise I can’t do it. 

TBR for August 2019

🌹King Of Scars by Leigh “My Queen” Bardugo : it’s time, folks. I’ve been putting this off for some reason but I REALLY WANNA GET TO IT BECAUSE I LOVE LEIGH SO MUCH. 

🌹Anything by Shakespeare : I haven’t decided which play I wanna read next.

🌹Carry On by Rainbow Rowell : the pitch for this appeals to me a lot and I’ve had it to my TBR for ages. 

🌹Slayer by Kiersten White : I’m a massive Buffy fan so I can’t wait to read this one ! 

🌹The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides : this is basically my attempt at getting out of my comfort zone reading-wise. 

// One month book-buying ban //

I’ve made the decision to stop buying books for a month (~omg look at me, I’m so brave~) because (and I know I’ve said it before but the situation got a lot worse) my bank account is suffering. a lot. Here are the books I have in my current TBR (bought). I tried to do a two-month book-buying ban last month and miserably failed several times (as if telling myself I wouldn’t buy a single book for two months provoked some sort of chemical reaction in my brain and made me buy twice as much as I normally would). So until the 18th of April, I refuse to buy a single book.


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