July 24, 2016

Rewind & Review #65

Created by Shae Has Left the Room

~I finished my online biology course. That's a load off my shoulders.
~I started studying for my American Lit CLEP exam, which I'll take later this week.
~My birthday was the 16th! Presents and cards started rolling in a few days before. I spent the 15th with my BFF, which was lovely, and then my parents and I went up to the Shenandoah Valley for the weekend. (More about this in a future blog post.)
~I started thinking about going back to school, since we leave in less than three weeks. Which means I have to fit in a ton of reading, writing, blogging, and other activities into the next few weeks.

Books I Received for Review
Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige (from Bloomsbury via NetGalley)

Books I Won/Traded for/was Gifted
A Week of Mondays by Jessica Brody (won in a Goodreads giveaway)
Vicarious by Paula Stokes
The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
Bright Smoke, Cold Fire by Rosamund Hodge (all won in @arnoldjaime13's Twitter giveaway)
Lucky Few by Kathryn Ormsbee (birthday gift from my BFF)
Two Summers by Aimee Friedman
Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (birthday gifts from my parents)
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (from my Secret Sister, Emily)
This Adventure Ends by Emma Mills
Diplomatic Immunity by Brodi Ashton (ARCs my Secret Sister got for me at ALA :D)

Books I Bought
The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
The Way Back Home by Alecia Whitaker
Stars So Sweet by Tara Dairman

I got the following books at a giant book fair, all for $28:
Graduation Day by Joelle Charbonneau
Up Over Down Under by Micol Ostow and Noah Harlan
The Finnish Line by Linda Gerber
Lost in Paris by Cindy Callaghan
Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale

Books I Read
Autofocus by Lauren Gibaldi (3.5 stars)
The Inside of Out by Jenn Marie Thorne (3.5 stars)
The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind by Meg Medina (3 stars)
Just Like the Movies by Kelly Fiore (reread)
The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith (reread)
Compulsion by Martina Boone (4 stars)
Wish You Were Italian by Kristin Rae (reread)
Rules for 50/50 Chances by Kate McGovern (reread)
Two Summers by Aimee Friedman (4 stars)
Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch (3.5 stars)
The Way Back Home by Alecia Whitaker (3 stars)
Hamilton: the Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter (4 stars)
Up Over Down Under by Micol Ostow and Noah Harlan (3 stars)
Vicarious by Paula Stokes

Blog Posts You Might've Missed in the Last Few Weeks
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  1. Happy belated Birthday!!!!!!!! *gives cupcake with extra frosting and a candle in it* :)


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