November 2012 Monthly Recap

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



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This has so not been a good reading month for me. You’ll see under my book reviews that I’ve only finished four – FOUR! – books this whole freaking month (My average is 11-12). I discussed this in my Books I Didn’t Finish post, in which I blame Days of Blood and Starlight (amazing), Stormdancer (epic), and ICED (awesomely epic) for leaving me with a triple book hangover the size of Africa.
 
In other news, I’m now co-hosting my very first reading challenge, along with Megan from Megan Likes Books: the 2013 Paranormal Reading Challenge! Sign ups opened last week, and we’re growing a fabulous list of participants! Sign ups are HERE if you’re interested. :)
 
 
Posts
Challenges

Random Reads (6): Black Wings [NOT COMPLETED – couldn’t get into the book]
November 2012 Monthly Reading Challenge [NOT COMPLETED 2/5]

Alright, so I did awful on my challenges this month, AGAIN >.<
I’ve been in a bit of a reading slump (AGAIN)! 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
11/2 Follow Friday (38): Deal breakers
11/9 Follow Friday (39): Similar concepts & retellings
11/16 Follow Friday (40): Movie that would make a good book
11/23 Follow Friday (41): Blog you’re thankful for
11/30 Follow Friday (42): Book crushes

Undersea Spoils
(a replacement for IMM)
11/4 Undersea Spoils (14): ICED, Luminosity, Greta & the Goblin King
11/11 Undersea Spoils (15): Revolution 19, Stormdancer, Born in Flames

Undersea Spotlight
New Tuesday feature! Interested in being featured? Sign up here :)
11/6 Debz Bookshelf
11/13 Nereyda @ Mostly YA Obsessed
11/20 Kelly @ Radiant Shadows
11/27 Jazz @ Ebony Black Lines

Blog Tours:
11/5 Luminosity: Interview & Giveaway
11/6 Greta and the Goblin King: Review & Giveaway

Other posts:
11/25 2013 Paranormal Reading Challenge Sign Ups
11/29 Books I Didn’t Finish: November 2012

 

Reviews (5)

11/6 Greta and the Goblin King by Chloe Jacobs: 3.5/5 starfish
11/7 ICED by Karen Marie Moning: 5+/5 starfish
11/7 Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor: 5+/5 starfish
11/12 Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff: 5+/5 starfish
11/19 Zom-B by Darren Shan: DNF

Average rating: 4.6
Pages read: 1,845 (1,401 pages less than October – wow, ouch!)

Manga reviews (3)

11/1 Mugen Spiral, Volume 1: 5/5 starfish
11/8 D.N.Angel, Volume 1: 5/5 starfish
11/15 Tsubasa, Volume 1: 3.5/5 starfish

 

 

At the end of November

Total # of posts: 25
Followers at end of month: GFC=1261, NB=134
Facebook likes: 690
Twitter followers: 1,051
Pageviews: 44,046

Most commented post (besides giveaways): 
Paranormal Reading Challenge Sign Ups (30 comments and a whopping 320 pageviews! Not to mention 59 participants – thanks guys!)

Jessi (Geo)

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