Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag!!!

Every time I see this tag on You Tube I have to watch it because it is just sooo entertaining and so true.  So, I think it's about time that I do it, right?  Right...

Here we go:

*So far in 2017 I have read 54 books (yeah)*

1. Best Book You've Read So Far in 2017?
-The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini; one of the best books out there for sure!

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2. Best Sequel You've  Read So Far in 2017?
-Keeping Kyler by Siobhan Davis-best twists in a story ever, so many that will leave you craving for more.

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3. New Release You Haven't Read So Far in 2017?
A Court of Wings And Ruin (Seriously, I don't know what is wrong with me)
Always and Forever, Lara Jean (another one)
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (another book that I hear nothing but good things)

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4. Most Anticipated Release for Second Half of 2017?
Warcross by Marie Lu

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5. Biggest Disappointment?
The Circle by Dave Eggers, I'm not sure what I was expecting but it wasn't what the book was about, that's for sure.  It's not that it was horrible, I still like it, it was just a little weird...I do still want to watch the movie though.

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6. Biggest Surprise?
Far From You by Tess Sharpe, first time reading from this author, probably my first diverse book in this genre too and I freaking LOVED IT!!!!

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7. Favorite New Author?
I can't only pick one, Khaled Hosseini  (The Kite Runner) for sure (I've already got another one of his books), Kasie West-By Your Side- (yeah, first time reading a book of hers this year), Tess Sharpe (can't wait to read more of hers too).

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8. Newest Favorite Character?
August from Wonder (seriously this kid is so freaking amazing). And can I pick another one?  Ruby from Frostblood, what a badass character :)

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10. Book That Made You Cry?
Kite Runner for sure...

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11. Book That Made You Happy?
Ah, this one is hard...I've recently started my reread of Harry Potter so let's include at least the first book here :),  By Your Side by Kasie West, I really enjoyed that story, it touched a lot of great subjects.

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12. Favorite Book to Movie Adaptation You Saw this Year?
13 Reasons Why (can I include this one here? Even if it was a tv series?Yes? YEAH :)-)
Confess (AH, this one is not a movie either, it's another mini series, but I loved it)

13. Favourite Review You've Written This Year?


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14.  Most Beautiful  Book You Bought So Far this Year?

I have bought way too many books this year, I can't pick a favorite...let me see...let's pick Truthwitch, maybe because I just finished reading it, but it is a beautiful cover, right?


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15. What Books Do You Need To Read By The End of The Year?

So many, way too many...let pick a few (besides the ones mentioned already above):

Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

Windwitch by Susan Dennard

Without Merit by Colleen Hoover (YES, another CoHo book)

Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare (once I finished reading the others first hehehe)

Wonder Woman by Leigh Bardugo (because Wonder Woman? Yes, please)

Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer

Renegades by Marissa Meyer

Just a few but many more for sure :)

And that's it for the Tag!!!!

What about you?  What books have you read and want to read this year?  Are you freaking out too?

XOXO,

Nelia











Tuesday, July 11, 2017

July 2017 TBR

July and summer is here which means hot days are here together with boating and beach days and that also means a very happy ME.  Who also loves summer?  July is also my birthday month so overall is a very good month for me and I'm putting lots of books on my TBR this month because...Why Not?  I'm feeling really ambitious and I want to read lots and lots of books while I'm at the boat soaking up the sun and doing nothing.  Those are the perfect summer days...

So, let me stop by talking so much and get to my tbr.

July 2017 TBR


1. History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera (read)

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2. Night by Elie Wiesel (read)

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3.  Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han (read)

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4.  A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

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5. We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

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6. Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGruire

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7. Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple (read)

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8. City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare (currently reading)

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9. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (I'm finally going to start this trilogy and find out for myself what the hype is all about lol)

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10. The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson (so ready to continue with this trilogy)

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10...not too crazy, right?  Right lol.  What books are you reading this month?  Have you read any of these yet?  Any favorite series?

Happy Summer!!!

XOXO,

Nelia


Thursday, July 6, 2017

June 2017 Wrap Up

This is going out a little late as it is July already but it's here, right?  Let's check out what I read in June, it was a good reading month...

June Wrap Up


1. Harry Porter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling: 5 Stars

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2. Wonder by R. J. Palacio: 5 Stars

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3. Everything Leads to you by Nina LaCour: 5 Stars

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4. Harry Porter and the Chamber of Secrets: by J. K. Rowling: 5 Stars

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5. Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler: 4 Stars

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6. Truthwitch by Susan Dennard: 4 Stars

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7. And I Darken by Kiersten White: 3 Stars

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8. When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon: 5 Stars

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I read 8 books in June, do I wish I had read more?  Yes. But am I happy with what I read?  Oh yes.  I read so many amazing books, even though I didn't read over 10 books, the books that I read were so well written and I just could not put them down while I was reading.  As you can see lots of 5 stars this month.

What books did you read in June?  Do you see any favorites above?

XOXO,

Nelia