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Monthly Recap: April 2016

Number of Books Read
I read (well, including one DNF at around 25%) 18 books in April.  This was a month of re-reads, first two of my favorite Rosalind James as I was preparing for an appellate argument (stress = comfort reads) and then my TRC re-read prior to the release of TRK.

The One That Got Away
My Mrs. Brown
Beach Town
The Girl Who Stayed
The Mercenary (T-FLAC #1)

Kiss and Tell (T-FLAC #2)
New Kids on the Block's Hangin' Tough
Just for Now (Escape to New Zealand #3)
Just This Once (Escape to New Zealand #1)
The Wedding Pact (The O'Malleys #2)

The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle #1)
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle #2)
Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle #3)
The Raven King (The Raven Cycle #4)

Desert Boys
Kiss Me While I Sleep (CIA Spies #3)
I Let You Go
The Blue Bath

Highest rating
The Raven King
Lowest rating
The One That Got Away
Best read of the month
The Raven King
Book which surprised me the most
The Raven King
Fictional crush of the month
But which one?! Take a guess!!
The Raven King
Three books I’m looking forward to reading next month
The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson         Troublemaker by Linda Howard        Dear Fang, With Love by Rufi Thorpe
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  1. What a great month! I just got notice that I Let You Go is coming in my subscription box this month, so I can take myself out of the long library queue. Yay! The Raven King has an interesting cover and is new to me. I'll have to check on that one.

    1. Kathy, BEST. SERIES. EVER. I cannot recommend it enough! Curious what you'll think of I Let You Go!!

  2. Impressive! That's a lot of books, great job! Who is Rosalind James...I need to look her up on Goodreads!

    1. omg, her escape to NZ series is SO freaking good! do you have a kindle? the first book is often free

  3. You did awesome last month! I loved the Raven King too! So sad it is over but love that the ending left it open to possibilities.

    1. I know! I just read MS say she probably won't do any stories but there is always hope! I'm excited for her next book

  4. wow the entire raven boys series. impressed. I need to read that series. Read the first one don't remember anything from it. not sure I want to reread it so its just sitting my shelf. great month for you. can't wait to see what you read in may

  5. Wow awesome job in April! I cannot wait to see what you think of The Unexpected Everything.

  6. Wow great reading month!! I'm DYINGGGGGGG to read TRK! I'm so glad that all the reviews and everything I've seen for it so far are positive. :D

    1. you need to read it ASAP because I need to discuss with someone!!!

  7. Looks like April was a great month for you! Of course, I've not read anything on your list. #fail One of these days I need to binge Maggie Stiefvater's series. I read the first book AGES ago, but like I do with more series than I care to admit, I never continued it.

  8. I'm soo jealous you got to marathon through The Raven Boys Books, I;m happy that the last book was great. I hate when series end on a bad book!.
    Tori @InToriLex

  9. Wow you did awesome this month too Eva!!! I need to do a TRC re-read so that I can get to TRK, definitely will be doing that this summer :) I'm so happy it lived up to your expectations!! I can't wait to read the unexpected everything too, I just bought it today!! Happy reading :)

  10. You read quite a bit. I am jealous! I'm really trying to get this together, somehow.

    I can't wait to read The Raven Boys!


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