So I decided not to do Dewey’s Read-a-thon this weekend since I had too much homework and work related reading and writing that needed to happen. I also got dragged off to hang out with friends, the horror! ;-) It makes me a little sad since I really like read-a-thons, but the 24 hour ones are just hard for me to pull off since reading 5 hours in a day is a lot for me! Speaking of reading for 5 or 6 hours, I did have a mini-read-a-thon on my own this week when I finished two books in one night on Thursday :D. I love when I get done with enough work that I feel able to spend a bit chunk of time reading, and then I was enjoying Wednesdays in the Tower so much that I stayed up past my bedtime to finish it, hehe.
I read Pawn this week as part of a read-a-long that some friends and I did. We periodically choose a review book we all need to read and then get it done ;-). I was nervous about this one, but ended up LOVING it! I highly recommend you save the date (late November) or request a review copy if you can! Pawn was still able to surprise me despite all the dystopian YA I read, and it was just so crazy readable.
If all goes well, I should have started The Lost Prince by the time you are reading this >.>. I just got it from the library and need to read it before I review The Iron Traitor later this month :). I kept meaning to read this series, so I was excited when I had an excuse to ;-).
Finally, I decided to start listening to Legend based on your votes last week :D. While the narration isn’t as amazing as other books I’ve listened to, I’m still enjoying this one and only have a couple hours left! I might be able to get caught up with this series before Champion comes out *crosses fingers*.
And in case you missed it, these were my posts this week:
I squee’d about the excellent narration and cats in Red Seas Under Red Skies!
We discussed our top favorite series enders!
I’m “waiting on” three books announced last week: Feathers and Flame, Talon and The Glass Sentence!
I showed you around a new blogging platform called Medium which is currently in beta!
I was a bit disappointed with The Republic of Thieves, but I’m hopeful for the next book!
I posted my review of Of Poseidon, which I had done for a guest post during the summer.
Reports from Other Lairs
Here are some awesome reviews and discussions you should check out :D
Kelley talks about the expectations of return comments and might be overthinking it a bit ;-)
Nafiza asks why the YA genre is so dominated by white women.
Siege and Storm from Shae Has Left the Room – eeeee! So glad Shae finally posted this!
Altered from Xpresso Reads – I got the first book used, so I have no excuse not to read it!
What’s Left of Me from A Bookish Heart – Another one where I have an ARC of the first, gah!
Vicious from Cuddlebuggery – I keep seeing this one around but I’m not sure what I think of it, haha
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