March 22, 2015

Rewind & Review #34

Rewind & Review

The first week after that last Rewind & Review was hectic. I had four exams and a presentation and I was very much looking forward to spring break. But my art history prof decided it would be a brilliant idea to assign a ton of reading and work over break, thus cancelling out the break part. I have a speech to work on for intro to communications, too, but that's going to be about Taylor Swift, so it's no hardship.
I managed to get a fair amount of reading done over spring break and I went to see Cinderella with my mom and Insurgent with Kate. I also had to start packing up some of my room late May or June we're moving. Yup, that's right. My dad has a new job so we're moving back to Virginia. I'm excited and sad at the same time because I'm leaving all of my friends here and a great indie bookstore and the place where I've spent the last eight and a half years of my life. But we're moving back to a place where my parents have lots of friends, and it's where my very best friend lives, and we won't have to deal with awful winters anymore. I'll be in the same state as a lot of cool authors, and Washington, D.C. gets some good authors on tour. 

Books I Received for Review
Bright Lights, Dark Nights by Stephen Emond (via NetGalley/Roaring Brook Press)
Immaculate by Katelyn Detweiler (via Penguin)
Emancipated by M.G. Reyes
Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider
Proof of Forever by Lexa Hillyer (via Read Between the Lynes)

Books I Traded for/was Gifted/Won
Tangled Webs by Lee Bross (traded with @kalebsmome)
Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality by Elizabeth Eulberg (gifted by @miss_print)
Nearly Gone by Elle Cosimano (won in The Library Canary's blogoversary giveaway)

Books I Bought
Deception's Princess by Esther M. Friesner
The Winner's Crime by Marie Rutkoski
The Wrong Side of Right by Jenn Marie Thorne

Books I Read
Love, Lucas by Chantele Sedgwick
The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (reread)
Killer Instinct by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (reread)
Rook by Sharon Cameron
Galgorithm by Aaron Karo
Lion Heart by A.C. Gaughen
The Winner's Crime by Marie Rutkoski (4 stars)
The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith (reread)
Forever With You by Robin Jones Gunn (reread)
Wild Hearts by Jessica Burkhart
I Remember You by Cathleen Davitt Bell (3 stars)
Tunnel Vision by Susan Adrian (3 stars)
The Blazing Star by Erin Hunter (2.5 stars)

Blog Posts You Might've Missed
   (From 3/9-3/14)
   (From 3/15-3/21)
  • Book Lovin' Part 2
  • TTT: Childhood Reads I Want to Revisit
  • DNF Review: Solitaire by Alice Oseman
  • Random Friday: A Song That Means a Lot to Me
  • Review: Kissing Ted Callahan (and Other Guys) by Amy Spalding
  • Review: The Truth About Us by Janet Gurtler
  • TTT: Recent Adds to My TBR List
  • Review: 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger
  • Judging a Book by Its Cover
  • Interview with Martha Brockenbrough, Author of The Game of Love and Death


  1. You've read a pretty decent lot of books! Good luck with your reading list for break.

  2. Yay, Virginia! Where in Virginia are you moving to? I'm in Northern Virginia...I love it here. It's beautiful.


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