Thursday, December 1, 2016

Monthly Recap: November 2016

Number of Books Read
I am trying, friends but man, things are really grim for the U.S. Also, trying to not spend all my time obsessing over news caused me to read 23 books (including so many (comfort) re-reads but not including one DNF)! 

Every Hidden Thing
Death at La Fenice (Commissario Brunetti, #1)
Out of Bounds (Inspector Karen Pirie, #4)
Lost in Time (Blue Bloods, #6)
Bad Boy
The Hopefuls
Misguided Angel (Blue Bloods, #5)
Virgin River (Virgin River, #1)
On the Jellicoe Road
The Van Alen Legacy (Blue Bloods, #4)
Tell Me Three Things
Revelations (Blue Bloods, #3)
Blue Bloods (Blue Bloods, #1)
Masquerade (Blue Bloods, #2)
Wrong Brother, Right Match (Anyone But You #3)
The Hating Game
White Lead
A Game of Chance (Mackenzie Family, #5)
Mackenzie's Magic (Mackenzie Family, #4)
Mackenzie's Pleasure (Mackenzie Family, #3)
Her Nightly Embrace (Ravi PI #1)
Breaking Point (Troubleshooters #9) by Suzanne Brockmann

The Deal (Off-Campus #1) by Elle Kennedy

Misguided Angel (Blue Bloods, #5)  Breaking Point (Troubleshooters #9) by Suzanne Brockmann  On the Jellicoe Road  The Van Alen Legacy (Blue Bloods, #4)  The Deal (Off-Campus #1) by Elle Kennedy  Mackenzie's Pleasure (Mackenzie Family, #3)
Revelations (Blue Bloods, #3)  Blue Bloods (Blue Bloods, #1)  Masquerade (Blue Bloods, #2)  A Game of Chance (Mackenzie Family, #5)  Mackenzie's Magic (Mackenzie Family, #4)    
Highest rating
Not including re-reads, these were both 4 STARs!!
The Hating Game   Sweetbitter
Lowest rating
Just one DNF!
Bad Boy
Best read of the month
The Hating Game
Book which surprised me the most
Even though I read nothing but glowing reviews, I will still so charmed by this one!
The Hating Game
Fictional crush of the month
The Deal (Off-Campus #1) by Elle Kennedy
Three books I’m looking forward to reading next month
Small Admissions by Amy Poeppel         Walk Into Silence (Detective Jo Larsen #1) by Susan McBride        Someone like You (Oxford #3) by Lauren Layne
Monthly Recap
    How was your November? 


    1. I am glad you found some comfort in rereads at least. The Hating Game ♥ I want to get to Sweetbitter soon. Hope you have a lovely December!

    2. Yeah my bad mood was definitely reflecting in my number of books read this month too. I normally don't read so much during a school weeks, but I did this month, because I couldn't handle real life. I love that you re-read so many books.
      I see you're looking forward to Someone Like You next month! You better read Stiletto and OXford in order before diving into that one!!! Trust me, it will make the experience much stronger! :)
      I hope December is better for you, Eva! Much love! <3

    3. I continue to be in awe of your superhero reading abilities. LOL I am so with you on the Garrett crush. OMG, that guy... swoon! I can see myself rereading that one again and again. But first I need to continue with the rest of the series!

    4. SOMEONE LIKE YOU IS SO GOOD!!! I loved it so much!! The Deal is a total fave and Garrett is still book boyfriend! I need to re-read and finish the Blue Bloods series. I can't remember until which book I got (probably the Misguided Angel or the one before it). You had a good reading month! That's great :)
      Genesis @ Latte Nights Reviews

    5. Things are looking pretty freaking bleak right now, aren't they? It's been so bad I haven't even felt like reading really, in all honesty. I did do a couple rereads that helped a little. Basically I'm just spending time working my way through my Netflix queue though. I lack the attention span to do much else at this point. I do need to bump The Hating Game up on my reading list. I have the audiobook and I've heard nothing but good things so far. Also, I read Someone Like You and it was everything I wanted and more.

      Here's hoping December's a little better...

    6. You read so fast, I'm totally envious. I can't wait to see what you thought of Tell Me Three Things. I was kind of ehhhh about it, but so many people I know loved it.

    7. I've only read 7 books in November, which is kinda low for me. But at least they were all amazing. Only one was three stars, the rest all five!

    8. I reread The Hook Up last month too. And Bet Me. And I want to reread The Deal this month and I;m re-reading Someone Like You right now. This is why I've only read 100 books this year, I can't stop rereading but oh well.
      I hope you read the Stiletto and Oxford series books BEFORE Someone Like You. The best thing about that book was finally seeing the puzzle that was Lincoln. He's such a complex character, you see new glimpses and bits and pieces of his character in each book before and it's just great to see it all put together in his book.
      So happy you liked The Hating Game, that book was so freaking fun!

      Nereyda│ Nick & Nereyda’s Infinite Booklist

    9. Oh yes I in the US isn't looking fabulous right now. I just try to be as positive as I can and do things that get me in a good mood and not dwell on the bad because its so depressing. It looks like you read some good ones. I really need to get on The Hating Game. I did LOVE Breaking Point --so dang good. I love the whole series though. I think I would have a hard time deciding which one is my favorite because there are so many fun characters. And The deal was one of my first NA books and I just love it.

    10. Congrats on your successful month of reading - although maybe not under the best conditions :/ lol I love the comment above about your super humn reading abilities - I totally agree!

    11. 23 is still a great amount Eva! And there's nothing better than re-reads to cheer me up, I always turn to books by Meg Cabot for that. I'm thrilled to see Garrett made it to your fictional crush of the month, he definitely had me swooning a few months back too! Also are you planning on reading Layne's Stiletto series then her Oxford series, because we can buddy read them if you want to! And I can't wait to read The Hating Game, I will be starting it as soon as I've finished my current read! I hope you have a great week Eva! :)

    12. What a fantastic reading month! 23 books?!?! I'm doing good to get 6 read! I have also been consumed with the move and stressed over that. I just want to turn on Netflix and crawl in bed in the evenings. I do have some Christmas reads I am looking forward to, though!

    13. That is a great reading month! A friend was just telling me about the Hating Game last night! She loved it too :D

    14. It makes me so happy when someone loves The Deal and Garrett so much, I'm obsessed with that book, I read it last year and I've re-read it a million times since, amazing! Also, I read The Hating Game this week and yes, they hype was right, I loved it!

    15. Books are a great comfort when we need it. I love The Hating Game and glad you did, too! I'm looking forward to Walk into Silence. I have you to thank for putting it on my radar, so I grabbed it up with my Amazon first pick last month!

    16. Maybe "The Hating Game" would be a fun read! Thanks for the info!


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