Sunday, May 1, 2016

Month In Review - April 2016


Happy May, Book Babes!

To start off the new month here's a recap of LAST month. It was crazy town.

A Beautiful Face - We saw our baby's wee little face for the first time on Ultrasound. To say it was an extraordinary moment is a vast understatement. We already knew via blood testing what the gender of our babe was, but it was confirmed: BOY!

A New Chapter - We bought a house. Moving in was both an incredible pleasure and an absolute nightmare. Neither Big Guy or I like moving. We love TRAVELING but packing up the boxes, and the books (so many books), and the furniture is a lesson on short tempers and ouchies (do you know how many bruises I have?!)

An Accomplishment - I finished the first edit of my Middle Grade novel. FINALLY. After all this time.

A Visit: One of my very close friends flew over 1,000 miles to visit me for 2 weeks! Since moving to a new place, it's been rough finding new friends. Especially considering that there are ZERO bookclubs or writing groups here that even INCLUDE MG/YA/ or Fantasy. *dramatic sigh* Where am I going to find my geek people?

Anyway - I got a LOT of reading done this month and I'm really happy to be somewhat caught up. The blog's been clipping along at a steady pace too, which makes me giddy with joy! As always, I'm tremendously grateful to my readers (that's you, btw) who make this worthwhile. LOVE YOU TO THE MOON AND BACK, BIBLIONERDS! 

Reviews Posted in April

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Books Read In April

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Post Recap

Month in Instagram

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2016 Challenge Updates

100 Books in a Year
25/100 books
Evil Queen - 10-15 Books
4/15 books
New Release Challenge 2016 - (un)Conventional Bookviews
New Release Newbie 1-15

1/15 books

2/11 books

Silver - 25 books

3/25 books
Brave Reader: 6-10 books
8/10 books  
Challenge: To read a minimum of 1 book per month you already own. 

4/12 books
2016 Witches & Witchcraft Reading Challenge 
Maiden: 6-10 Witchy Books!

7/10 books


  1. Wow, you’ve had a busy month. I hope May is calmer for you. I have The Night Circus sitting on my TBR shelf, and I can’t wait to read it.

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

  2. Congratulations on the little fella A to the J.
    I'm sure he will be a spitting image of his mommmy.