Heartbeat Monthly (4): April 2018

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on May 5, 2018 | 4 Comments



April haul


Book outlet haul

Other books


Paper goods

Book sleeves

  • Marauder’s Map sleeve from Bookoozie
  • Sleeves from Love You More Studio: Unicorn galaxy (Kindle), Stargazer (standard), & Lost at Sea (full size)



  • Deathly Hallows book sleeve from Love You More Studio
  • Strange the Dreamer and Book stack w/ coffee pins from Dust and Pages (THANK YOU RUTHIE!!)
  • Rebel of the Sands mask & Roar coaster from Shelflove Crate sent by @cbookaddiction (Thank you Christy!!!)
  • Manon mug from Fae Crate sent by @readerrewind (Thank you Katie!!!)

From publisher/for promo

HUGE thank you to Big Honcho, Flatiron, EpicReads, Disney, and Tor for these books!

April Wrap Up

Books I read

  • ISAN by Mary Ting – DNF
  • Reign the Earth by A.C. Gaughen
  • Toil and Trouble anthology

Pages read: 891
Average rating: 3.5
Favorite book read in April: Toil & Trouble
Least favorite book read in April: ISAN

This month was TERRIBLE for reading. I was so busy I barely had time, and when I did, I had trouble getting into anything. I bounced around books so much that I was reading 5 books at once!! That never happens for me. I usually read one book at a time, but I couldn’t decide what I wanted to read. I think having nothing but 5 star reads last month threw me into a slump!

Books I reviewed

I also did really terrible with reviews. I’m about 6 reviews behind now :(

Other posts

What I’ve been up to this month

BUSY. Everything. I’ve been so overwhelmed by everything I have to do. My living situation also changed so there’s been stress on that end. I’ve been swamped with the candle shop because I’m in the middle of a design change and HUGE restock, as well as a bulk order that’s been exceptionally difficult. I’m hoping after I get caught up with shop things that life will slow down and be a little less hectic!

April Bookstagram Highlights



This is a very tentative TBR. I’d really like to finish all the books I have going and read more than just these!

  • Finish Iron Gold
  • Finish Contagion
  • Mirage by Somaiya Daud
  • It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
  • Legendary by Stephanie Garber
  • #murdertrending by Gretchen McNeil
  • Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa


What’s in your mailbox, loverlies? Link me up!

Jessi (Geo)

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4 responses to “Heartbeat Monthly (4): April 2018

  1. Ahhh SO many beautiful books here, I just flail looking at them all. Also totally understand about those levels of busyness eeep…it’s like everything loves to hit us at once, right?! I hope you get that order sorted out and it doesn’t get more stressful. I also still really really need to read Sky In the Deep (I’m SO behind on ARCs right now aghhh).

  2. WOW! Just so much awesome stuff here-I love your Intstagram photos. I got my first Nerdy Post in April, loved it! I think you have the coolest book stuff ever-(I am working on it-just started though). Have a great May!!

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