16 December 2018

Sunday Post. All I Want For Christmas Are Books

Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviews.
Hello Book Dragons. How was your week? Mine? Well, my thesis is still giving me headaches, but nothing that a good book can't fix. However, there was some progress - even if was only a five hundred words progress. What have you been reading? Any recommendations that I should add to my Christmas wishlist? I confess my last readings have been a bit disappointing, but I'm still hoping to find a new five stars reading before the year ends.

What happened in the past weeks:

⛄ Remember when I told I was working on a little secret project? Well, I've opened a little shop at Society6. There are only five designs yet, but I already designed three more that I can't wait to share with you. Now, I'm just waiting for the first sale. 😊
🎄 I'm hosting a new Giveaway. It only ends tomorrow, so there's still time for you to join it.
⛄ For the first time in years, I read seventy books (and a few more and hopefully I'll end the year with seventy seven books read) which means that I completed my Goodreads challenge. *happy dance*
🎄 Also, one more book and my NetGalley rating will be back to 80%, which means I'll be going on a requesting spree.



ON THE BLOG
  • I shared my review of A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer. Even though I found this reimagining of Beauty and the Beast unique, I could never connect with the story. There were so many things I loved individually, but I didn't enjoy the whole story as I was expecting to.
  • I was part of the the the Paper Girl Blog Tour hosted by YA Bound Book Tours in which I shared my review on this story of heartbreak, strength and paper universes. If you live in the US, there's still time for you to join the Giveaway.


📚 MINI BOOK HAUL 📚


This is one of those moments that I'm proud with myself. In two weeks, I only bought one book. After reading Evelina @AvalinahsBooks's review, I knew I had to get my hands on The Bride of the Blue Wind by Victoria Goddard, a retelling of Bluebeard

Wishes of a great bookish week! 
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15 comments:

  1. Way to read! Congrats on the GR challenge AND your NG ratio. *high five* That's awesome you opened a Society6 shop. Your designs are too cute!

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  2. Congrats on your challenge success and that NG ratio! Mine has been hovering jussst under 80% for a couple months now, but I have some early 2019 reviews to share that should give me the boost I need :) I have an ARC of A Curse So Dark and Lonely that I need to read soon, too. I've seen a lot of mixed reviews, so I'll have to see how it works out. It's always a shame when individual parts of a book can't add up to a satisfying experience overall.

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  3. Cute designs. Congrats on reading 70 books and getting your NetGalley ratio to 80%! That’s amazing. I hope you have a great week!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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  4. Sorry to hear your last books have been dissapointing.
    Congrats on your Netgalley ratio!! I'm working on it too and I'm currently on 76%. Sigh..
    Have a great week and happy reading!

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  5. Well done on your NG ratio! I can never seem to get mine to 80 before binge requesting 😂 and your designs are so sweet on your shop! x

    Becky | Uptown Oracle

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  6. Congratulations on the shop - your creations are lovely! I need to get to work on my Netgalley ratio.

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  7. My Goodreads goal was 75 and I think I might read two or three more than that, so we might end up with the same amount! I love your blog design, by the way😁

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  8. Yay! Congrats on your secret project release. Enjoy your latest :-)

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  9. Congrats on opening a project at Society 6. I actually just found that site a few weeks ago.

    Congrats on your 70 books too!! That is great.

    Have a nice week.

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  10. All the best on your Society 6 store. Hope you will get your first sale before the end of the year.

    Gayathri @ Elgee Writes

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  11. Congrats on completing your GR Challenge and on opening your new store. That's very exciting!

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  12. Cute gifs in your post. Congrats on completing your Goodreads Goal!
    I like to ready adaptations of Beauty and the Beast. Sorry you didn't like it as much as you wanted.
    Happy reading; enjoy your Christmas celebrations.

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  13. I don't request from NetGalley anymore. My ratio there is horrible

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  14. Lovely work on your challenge and your improving NG ratio. I hope you find some great reads too! I have found some great ones but I also enjoy many genres so I think it is easier. Happy holidays! Anne - Books of My Heart

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  15. Your designs are really adorable! Hope you got some sales for Christmas!

    Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction

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