Category: Wrap Ups

Heartbeat Monthly [40]: November & December 2023

Heartbeat Monthly [40]: November & December 2023
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 14, 2024 | 0 Comments

November haul My YALLfest haul was part of November’s haul, but it was posted separately in my YALLfest recap. Bought Empire of the Vampire dust jacket (The Librarian Box) Kingdom of Shadow & Light by Karen Marie Moning (SIGNED) Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros (Waterstones edition) Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros (black sprayed edges edition) Fourth Wing by Rebeca Yarros (holiday special edition) Sword Catcher by Cassandra Clare (German special edition) To Kill a Shadow by Katherine Quinn (purple sprayed […]

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2023 End of Year Book Survey + Reading Stats

2023 End of Year Book Survey + Reading Stats
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 6, 2024 | 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 2019 end of year survey 2020 end of year survey 2021 end of year survey 2022 end of year survey (It’s crazy that I’ve been doing […]

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Top Ten Tuesday + 2023 Novel Heartbeat Awards

Top Ten Tuesday + 2023 Novel Heartbeat Awards
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on January 2, 2024 | 0 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl As always, I’m combining my Novel Heartbeat Awards with Top Ten Tuesday! Top ten books of 2023 *doesn’t include re-reads Top 3 science fiction Top 5 high fantasy Top 5 urban/gothic fantasy   Top 3 horror Top 3 out of my comfort zone   Top 3 mystery/thriller Top 5 standalones Top 5 audiobooks Here’s my picks for the books with the best narration that I listened to this year! I […]

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YALLfest 2023 Recap

YALLfest 2023 Recap
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on December 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

I’m a little late posting this, oops… YALLfest haul Signed books Books I brought These are the books I already owned and brought with me to the festival to get signed! Immortal Longings by Chloe Gong We Free the Stars by Hafsah Faizal Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young (Owlcrate edition) That Self-Same Metal by Brittany N. Williams Song of Silver, Flame Like Night by Amélie Wen Zhao (ARC) Bought at the festival YALLfest hoodie & shirt (not pictured) YALLfest […]

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Heartbeat Monthly [38]: September 2023 + book signing

Heartbeat Monthly [38]: September 2023 + book signing
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on October 8, 2023 | 0 Comments

September haul Bought   Books Ink Blood Sister Scribe by Emma Törz That Self-Same Metal by Brittany N. Williams Find Him Where You Left Him Dead by Kristen Simmons (signed) Forged by Blood by Ehigbor Okosun (LitJoy)   Merch Gryffindor Squishmallow (Kroger) Illumicrate ‘What Lies Beneath’ box items – Plant pot, Daughter of Smoke and Bone book organizer, Witch King metal bookmark, Whispering Dark phone grip Illumicrate ‘In the Dark’ box items – Mia’s dagger replica, blackout journal, Monstress metal […]

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Heartbeat Monthly [37]: August 2023

Heartbeat Monthly [37]: August 2023
Posted by Jessi (Geo) on September 10, 2023 | 0 Comments

August haul Bought Books Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros (German edition) Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros (extra copy for annotating) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Immortal Longings by Chloe Gong The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow Light Bringer by Pierce Brown Broken by Jenny Lawson Ink Blood Sister Scribe by Emma Törz (Waterstones edition)   From subs The Jasad Heir by Sara Hashem (Illumicrate, July) Forged by Blood by Ehigbor Okosun (Fairyloot Adult, August) Bonesmith […]

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