October Wrap Up (2018)

October was such a wonderful reading month!

I created a bingo board for October with the aim of reading as many books as possible. I ended up reading 14 books this month (excluding two that I didn’t add to the board.)

Simple statistics of my month in books:

Books Read: 14

Pages Read: 4,552

Favorite Read of the Month: Queen of Shadows

Least Favorite Read of the Month: Strange Grace

ARC: 3

Number of 5 Star Reads: 6

Number of 4 Star Reads: 4

Number of 3 Star Reads: 4

Number of 2 Star Reads: 0

Number of 1 Star Reads: 0

 


 

 

Key:

📖 ARCs

📚 Paperback

📄 Ebook

 

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My first read of October! I’ve read both The Cruel Prince and The Wicked King this year and this trilogy has officially become my favorite. The Lost Sisters gave us a little peek at Taryn’s view of everything that happened in TCP.

The Coldest Girl In Coldtown has got to be the weirdest story book I’ve ever read. I enjoyed it quite a lot but it was still really strange.

One of my favorite reads! I read Vicious the previous month and adored it. I got attached to Victor and Eli all over again in this one. I didnt love the new characters as much as the original one.

 

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone was so much fun! I read Strange the Dreamer earlier this year and it became one of my absolute favorite reads. I had to give Laini Taylor’s other books a try too.

I keep rating every book in this series 5 stars but this one has got to be my favorite. I loved everything about this book.

The Steel Prince was a pretty fun read. Looking forward to the ones to come.

 

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Okay, I’ve seen many readers not like this one but I cant help it. I think I’m biased for this series and nothing is going to change that. I actually enjoyed Empire of Storms despite the fact that it was a bit strange.

Finally caught up with this manga. It just keeps getting weirder and weirder.

I was sent an ARC of this book to review. I truthfully didnt enjoy this one so much. It was too slow for my liking and I was often confused. I did enjoy the last 100 pages or so though.

 

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Another ARC that I was sent. I really enjoyed The Darkest Star! Really interesting plot going on here. Can’t wait for the next book!

The Mara Dyer trilogy is one of my favorites. I got so excited when I found out that Noah was going to be getting his own too. Despite there not being much going on it was still a pretty quick read and I enjoyed it overall.

It took me so long to get to the short novellas of the Shatter Me series. I loved Warner’s point of view so so much!

 

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Truthfully I never really cared about Adam. It was still nice reading this though. Getting a glimpse at how Adam thought and felt throughout the Shatter Me events.

Now Michelle Hodkin is for sure one of my favorite authors ever. I was lucky enough to be sent an ARC of this by Simon and Schuster. I was really really excited to be able to read this. I finished it last night and although I read it in two days it wasnt my favorite. It was clear that so much was going on, and so much is still going to happen. I was just a tad bit confused sometimes. Still pretty excited for the last one!

 

 

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4 thoughts on “October Wrap Up (2018)

  1. may says:

    YOU HAD SUCH A GREAT READING MONTH!!! i’m so shocked that you had mainky 4 and 5 star reading, what a dream!

    im so glad youre loving the ToG series its so dear to my heart and omg i relate, everyone roasts EoS but i love it with all my heart. can’t wait to see what you think of ToD and KoA! Good luck!

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  2. Bianca @ The Ultimate Fangirl says:

    An amazing October for you indeed! Such a lovely month to read all of those fantastic books. And it brings me joy that you rated Laini’s book a high rating. I’ve been wanting to read them for some time now but I am convinced that I must when I can.

    I hope you’ll have an equally great month of reading for November as well. 😊

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