2019 End of Year Book Survey + Reading Stats

2019 End of Year Book Survey + Reading Stats
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

The end of year survey was created by Jamie @ The Perpetual Page-Turner Past surveys 2011 end of year survey 2012 end of year survey 2013 end of year survey 2014 end of year survey 2015 end of year survey 2016 end of year survey 2017 end of year survey 2018 end of year survey (Wow, I didn’t realize I’d been doing it every year for my whole blogging career!) 2019 Reading stats Number of books read: 69 Number of re-reads: […]

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Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 3, 2020 | 3 Comments

In the beginning, I was on the fence about reading this book. I had actually picked it up once, wasn’t feeling it, and moved on to something else for a while before coming back to it. The French-esque setting (but not actually France?) and social themes had a historical feel, which I hate, and I was struggling. I didn’t care about anything and it was slow going. When Lou and Reid met, everything changed. From the moment that Lou sets […]

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2020 Goals & Resolutions

2020 Goals & Resolutions
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 2, 2020 | 1 Comment

I typically hate making New Year’s resolutions because it’s my belief that you should do so throughout the whole year, but I do still love them because it’s good motivation and something to look back on to see if I’ve accomplished my goals! READING RESOLUTIONS Read more than last year. I really wanted to get to 100 books in 2019, but I didn’t even make it to 75. I’d love to get back to reading 100 books a year – I used […]

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Top Ten Tuesday + 2019 Novel Heartbeat Awards

Top Ten Tuesday + 2019 Novel Heartbeat Awards
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 31, 2019 | 2 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl I usually do my end of year book awards every year, and this year I decided to go ahead and combine it with Top Ten Tuesday, since the prompt was favorite books read in 2019! Top ten books of 2019 *doesn’t include re-reads Top 5 science fiction Top 5 high fantasy Top 5 urban fantasy Best contemporary Top 5 audiobooks All of these were re-reads! (Aurora is on both lists […]

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5 Star Books of 2019

5 Star Books of 2019
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last year I saw Cristina @ Girl in the Pages post about her 5 star reading drought (which was originally inspired by Lauren @ Bookmark Lit’s post here), and I thought it was such a great post, so I did one of my own! It was really interesting to see what me 5 star reads looked like for last year, and I definitely want to start doing it every year! 5 star books of 2019 This number is usually low since […]

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Books I Re-read This Year via Audio

Books I Re-read This Year via Audio
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

I’ve been a huge fan of re-reading with audiobooks this year! It frees up time to physically read the books I want to get to sooner, and also gives me another perspective on books I loved. LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff Series: Lifelike #1 Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Published by Knopf (5.29.2018) Format: Audiobook, 416 pages Source: From Publisher On an island junkyard beneath a sky that glows with radiation, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Seventeen-year-old Eve […]

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