October 2012 Monthly Recap

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments



monthlyrecap
 

Posts

Challenges
Random Reads (5): Dead on the Delta [NOT COMPLETED – couldn’t get into the book]
October 2012 Monthly Reading Challenge [NOT COMPLETED 2/5]

Alright, so I did awful on my challenges this month >.<
I’ve been in a bit of a reading slump! Oh well, always next month….

Music Mondays
I wanted to make this a regular, but I just don’t have the time. Sorry guys! Maybe one day…

TGIF/Follow Fridays
10/5 Follow Friday (35): What you hope to accomplish with your blog
10/12 Follow Friday (36): Book for a Halloween movie
10/20 Follow Friday (37): Reading outside of usual genre

Undersea Spoils
(a replacement for IMM)
10/1 Undersea Spoils (11): Touch of Death, Lost Girl, Demon Love Spell
10/14 Undersea Spoils (12): Ten, Undeadly, Gravity, Othello set
10/21 Undersea Spoils (13): Days of Blood and Starlight

Undersea Spotlight
New Tuesday feature! Interested in being featured? Sign up here :)
10/2 Karin @ My Life…
10/9 Doodle Bug’s Bookshelf
10/16 Jordon @ Miss Book Reviews
10/23 ME! (Blogiversary edition)

Blogiversary Celebration Week
10/22 Day 1: A Year in Review
10/23 Day 2: Undersea Spotlight
10/24 Day 3: The Blogging Community
10/25 Day 4: The Best Of
10/26 Day 5: Goals and Feedback
10/27 Recap

Giveaways:
10/11 Valkyrie Rising – signed finished copy
10/22 Blogiversary Day 1: $10 gift card
10/23 Blogiversary Day 2: Darkfever by KMM (paperback)
10/25 Blogiversary Day 4: Your pick from the list
10/26 Blogiversary Day 5: Your pick from the collage
10/28 Gravity – finished copy & swag

Blog Tours:
10/11 Valkyrie Rising – Interview with Ingrid, Review, Giveaway
10/28 Gravity – Interview with Melissa & Giveaway

Other posts:
10/21 YALSA Teens’ Top Ten
10/31 The United States of YA

 

Book reviews (10)

10/1 The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa: 5/5 starfish
10/3 Endlessly by Kiersten White: 4/5 starfish
10/5 Breathe by Sarah Crossan: 3/5 starfish
10/8 Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas: 4.5/5 starfish
10/10 The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna: 4/5 starfish
10/11 Valkyrie Rising by Ingrid Paulson: 4/5 starfish
10/15 Ten by Gretchen McNeil: 3/5 starfish
10/17 Sweet Shadows by Tera Lynn Childs: 4/5
10/29 One Moment by Kristina McBride: 4/5 starfish

Average rating: 3.9
Pages read: 3,246 (665 pages less than September – wow, ouch!)

 

Manga reviews (2)

10/11 Demon Love Spell, Volume 1: 4/5 starfish
10/18 Othello, Volume 1: 4.5/5 starfish

 

At the end of October

Total # of posts: 33
Followers at end of month: GFC=1229, NB=131
Facebook likes: 676
Twitter followers: 1,003
Pageviews: 38,802

Most commented post (besides giveaways): 
Undersea Spoils (13) + New Design, Blogiversary Week (10 comments)

Jessi (Geo)

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