February 22, 2015

Rewind & Review #32

Rewind & Review

Not much exciting has happened these last few weeks. I got some really great books, an adorable Valentine's Day gift from my parents, and I had several tests/quizzes. But the highlight of the past two weeks was the three snow days we got on the 16th, 17th, and 18th. I got to stay up late and sleep in, read all the books I wanted, make mac and cheese with my roomie, and even sleep over at another friend's dorm. But, boy, when we went outside - especially on the 19th - it was freezing. In Illinois, when it gets that cold, we stay inside! Our provost has no sympathy for frozen students though. I guess he thought we should...let it go.
Sorry, that was really bad.

Books I Received
The Trouble with Destiny by Lauren Morrill (via NetGalley/Delacorte BFYR)
Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone (via NetGalley/Disney-Hyperion)
Rebel Mechanics by Shanna Swendson (via NetGalley/Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu (via NetGalley/Roaring Brook Press)
Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein (via On the Same Page ARC tour)
Wrong About the Guy by Claire LaZebnik (traded with Stephanie)
A Matter of Heart by Amy Fellner Dominy (on loan from Alexia)
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas (via Read Between the Lynes)
Hold Me Like a Breath by Tiffany Schmidt (via Bloomsbury)
Roomies by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando (via Hannah/ARCycling)
Open Road Summer by Emery Lord
Lady Thief by A.C. Gaughen (traded with Kalli)

Books I Won
Soulprint by Megan Miranda (from My Friends Are Fiction on Twitter)

Books I Bought

Books I Read
Kissing Ted Callahan (and Other Guys) by Amy Spalding
Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson (reread)
The One by Kiera Cass (reread)
One Thing Stolen by Beth Kephart (DNF)
Midnight Thief by Livia Blackburne (reread)
Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein
A Growing Suspicion by Jacqueline Dembar Greene (3 stars)
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
The Haunted Opera by Sarah Masters Buckey (2.5 stars)
Not in the Script by Amy Finnegan (reread)
Rites of Passage by Joy N. Hensley (4 stars)
Brazen by Katherine Longshore (3 stars)
The Truth About Us by Janet Gurtler
The Summer After You and Me by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski (2.5 stars)
You Are Here by Jennifer E. Smith (4 stars)

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  1. It's freezing here too. *shivers* I'm doing my best to stay inside, but I had to go out and shovel the driveway yesterday.
    Also, I'm a little curious about where your college is, because we had snow days on the 16th, 17th, and 18th as well. (Not that it actually snowed a whole lot on any of those days, but the schools closed anyway.)

    1. Ahhhhh. Ok. Thanks. (And now I feel like I should've known that . . . *smacks head*)


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