Wasn’t March just the longest month ever? I kept looking at the date on the calendar and being like how are we still in March? However, it’s finally over and hopefully April will bring better things. I read 19 books in March, which I feel pretty good about because I was somewhat slumpy for a good part of it. You’ll find my thoughts below the cut.
Archives for March 2020
March has been such a weird freaking month and the temptation to do major retail therapy has been hard to avoid. However, the local bookstore is closed I’m pretty sure and my mail goes to a post office, so I’m trying to minimize my trips there and just being around people in general. However, I did end up buying some books this month and I also got a pre-order and my OwlCrate. So I have some books to talk about below the cut.
**Disclaimer: I received a free early reader’s copy of We Are the Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to them and the publisher for this opportunity.
We Are the Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian is a young adult contemporary novel about a high school girl’s field hockey team. It is multi point of view and you get the perspectives of a variety of girls on the varsity team at West Essex high school. We Are the Wildcats publishes on March 31st. I rated it 5 stars on Goodreads.
Hello, friends! Kari and I are excited to introduce a new feature of our blog: The Loyal Book Club. Every couple of months, we will choose a book to feature as our book club read. We will schedule dates that parts of the book need to be read by and open up a discussion chat on instagram. This month it is going to coincide with our inaugural session of The Loyal Book-a-thon! This is our first time doing this on the blog, and our first book is The Shadowglass by Rin Chupeco.
Here is my March read for the #bestiemademe challenge: American Royals by Katharine McGee. Kari has been bugging me to read it for forever, as she read it super early on. You can find her review here. I genuinely don’t know why it took me so long to get to it, but it was a perfect read for me this month. Again, it was another wonderful recommendation and one that I absolutely loved. I gave it five stars as well.
Hello, friends! Kari and I are starting a new regular readathon, which we are calling The Loyal Book-a-Thon. Every three-four month we will have a new theme, and our first theme is ‘The Quarantine Edition.’ Obviously, we were inspired by current events. Our intent is not to make light of the situation, but to have some fun despite everything that’s happening. Some people might have more time to read, so we thought it was good timing.
Hi everyone! Today I’m excited to participate in the bookstagram & creative blog
tour for Emberhawk by Jamie Foley hosted by MTMC Tours! Emberhawk is the first
book in a YA Fantasy series where elemental creatures have decided they are gods,
and humans are nothing but fuel for their fire. Out now from Fayette Press!
Avatar: The Last Airbender is one of my favourite shows. ￼I know it’s technically a show for children but I really appreciated the way it dealt with serious issues. That’s why I really like the idea behind this tag. You can see my answers to the element themed questions below the cut.
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo is the second book I read for the #bestiemademe challenge that Kari and I are doing. Kari loved it, so she’s been bugging me to read it for awhile. I read this in February and finished it in early March, and I was very grateful for the recommendation because I absolutely loved this book and rated it 5 stars.
I was so excited when I found out about this box. A Court of Thorns and Roses is a really cool series and I enjoyed the world building and the characters. Lately a lot of my friends are reading this and it’s giving me a lot of need to reread it. I especially need to reread it after getting this box.