Blogger Recognition Award

I was nominated by Sam @ One Bookish Girl, Beth @ Reading Every Night, Jessica @ Pore Over The Pages and Kate @ The Nerdy Novelty. Thank you for all the tags!


  • Write a post to show your award
  • Give a brief story of how your blog started
  • Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers
  • Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog
  • Select at least 3 other blogs you want to give the award to

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September Wrap Up and October TBR

Books I read and my reviews:

This is my first wrap up and TBR post so I am very excited to share it with all of you! While I didn’t get to every book I wanted to read this month, I was very happy with everything I did manage to read. I read 8 books! I was generally pleased with all of them, except for a NetGalley read that seriously took me 6 weeks to get through. I really didn’t want to DNF…but I was very close.

 September was also a great month for anticipated releases and I ended up being very satisfied with the sequels I read.  I also read another book on my “5 books I want to finish before the end of the year” list (All the Ugly and Wonderful Things) so I only have three more to go now :). Here are the books I read, all of the titles are linked to my reviews except for The Catalyst:

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Review: Carry On by Rainbow Rowell


“Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who’s ever been chosen.

That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and acomplete git, but he’s probably right.

Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he starts something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there’s a magic-eating monster running around, wearing Simon’s face. Baz would be having a field day with all this, if he were here–it’s their last year at the Watford School of Magicks, and Simon’s infuriating nemesis didn’t even bother to show up.

Carry On – The Rise and Fall of Simon Snow is a ghost story, a love story and a mystery. It has just as much kissing and talking as you’d expect from a Rainbow Rowell story – but far, far more monsters.”

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