Where did February go? How is it already five days into March? My goodness time flies. My wrap-up is a bit late this month, but bear with me. I’m still recovering from all things ApollyCon. But, more about that when I actually write my event wrap-up. Spoiler alert: it was a lot of fun.
So, February. Two big things happened this month… my birthday and ApollyCon! My birthday was pretty low-key, which is exactly how I wanted it. I was saving up my energy (and money) for my birthday trip to Philadelphia for ApollyCon. Good call, too, because I bought A LOT of books in preparation for this trip. More on that later, but for now, how about two of my favorite photos from the trip?
Friday night we played Cards Against Humanity with Cora Carmack and a group of blogger friends. This is the after photo. Alcohol was involved. This is one of my highlights of the whole weekend. So. Much. Fun.
Saturday morning, in line for the VIR signing! We pulled it together pretty well after Friday’s festivities. 😉
I read some fantastic books in February. I was doing a really good job of reading ahead and reviewing quickly. Then ApollyCon hit and everything went to hell. I will catch up though. One day…
The only other thing of note from February is that I’m still continuing the blog redesign. It’s a pretty big job undertaking updating all the graphics and reformatting reviews, so it’s moving along slowly, but it’s still happening. I think I’ve officially hit the halfway point when it comes to reformatting reviews. Another couple months and I’ll be good to go!
Here’s a breakdown of my month:
Total number of books read: 26
Young adult: 1
New adult: 17
Books DNF’d: 1
Reviews posted: 28
Discussion posts: 1
I read some fantastic books this month. It was so difficult to narrow it down!
kimberlyfaye reads’ 28 days of birthday giveaways!
Blog Tour, Review & Giveaway: The Return (Titan #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout
The NKOTB Tag
Blog Tour, Review & Giveaway: Chasing Desire (Chasing Love #3) by Joya Ryan
Blog Tour, Review, Teasers & Giveaway: Hooked by Christine Manzari
It’s almost SPRING! DC has honestly had it pretty easy this year – at least compared to parts of the northeast – but I’m done with winter. Though, I have to say, I’m kinda liking this apartment living thing. No more shoveling! It’s lovely. But, either way, I’m ready for warmer temps and flowers to be in bloom.
I don’t have anything big planned for March, so I’m hoping to get a lot done with the site revamp and catching up on all those reviews I want to write. Or, you know, making the call that I’m just NOT going to review a book and move on. I’m making my plans for a signing in April in Cleveland and for BEA in May. Spring’s going to pick up pretty quickly, so I’ll enjoy the downtime while I can.
Books I need in my life immediately!
Why is Confess on this list if I already read it? Because I HAVE TO HAVE the paperback. NOW. It’s going to be gorgeous.
And, of course, I have to mention just a few March releases I read early that you MUST check out. I loved these books so hard!
Books YOU need in YOUR life immediately!
That’s pretty much it for now! Have a great month! 🙂