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Weekly Wrap-Up: A busy first week back to blogging

By 8:00 AM

 
It was a busy first week back to blogging and I have to say I'm quite pleased with how I did! I had fun, I wasn't stressed out, I commented on other blogs, chatted on Twitter.... so far, so good!
 
Sunday:                             Monthly Recap: December 2015
 
Monday:                          The Monday Musts: The Bridgertons, Highly Suspect, and Tennessee Football
                                               REVIEW: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (4 stars)
 
Tuesday:                         Tasty Tuesday: Low-Fat Barbecue Turkey Chili Potato Skillet
 
Wednesday:                  W...W...W... Wednesday: The Sword of Summer, The Viscount Who Loved Me, Appealed
 
Thursday:                       Discussion: A Look Ahead at 2016
 
Friday:                              Excerpt Reveal: LEGEND by Katy Evans
 
 
Other Posts That Caught My Eye:
 
Wendy from Book Scents did her Football Friday where she talks football and sporty books!
 
Holly from The Fox's Hideaway wrote a great personal post about 2016 being the year for positivity.
 
Christy from Novel Ink wrote a really awesome post about whether or not she was outgrowing YA.
 
Nick and Nereyda from Nick and Nereyda's Infinite Book List shared their 2016 Blogging Resolutions!
 
Tonya from Lilybloombooks LOVED Sarah Fine's The Impostor Queen! See her review here! She also shares some exciting news over on After Hours at Lilybloombooks!
 
Danielle from Love at First Page does her Love at First Page feature with Stacee from Adventures of a Book Junkie!
 
Quinn from Quinn's Book Nook is doing a new feature on her blog where she recommends books on all different kinds of topics! This week is all about neighbor romances!
 
Kim from Kimberlyfayereads reviews Megan Erickson's M/M romance Tied To Trouble and she said the heat level is OFF THE CHARTS! See her review here!
 
Teresa from Readers Live a 1000 Lives reviews Sabriel by Garth Nix and can't believe she waited so long to read it! See her review here!
 
Pili from In Love With Handmade does a feature called Mark These Books Monday and this week she is book pushing Truthwitch and The Impostor Queen on you!
 
Krystianna from Downright Dystopian is resurrecting her Blogger Interviews and would love for you to sign up to be featured!
 
Lisa from Lost in Lit chats about YA Tearjerkers, including This is Where It Ends and Thicker than Water!
 
Shannon over at It Starts at Midnight needs some help determining whether she should DNF some of the books she started reading and then put down for whatever reason!
 
 
 
I am also going to be participating in the Clean Slate Read-A-Thon this week! Thanks Erica & Christy, Lisa & Becca, and Gen & Gaby for hosting!
 
Books I'd like to get read:
 
 
I tried to diversify my genres so I wouldn't get bored.

 
 
 
Bookish SQUEE! of the Week:
 

I'm SO excited for Razor's book! Thank you Harlequin Teen!
 

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26 comments

  1. Nice! Been seeing this around a lot! Hope you love it!

    My STS will be up tomorrow, so stop by then if you can!

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  2. YAY I am so excited for your new look on blogging! :)

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    1. Thank you hun! ME TOO! *twirls around*

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  3. Yay for a great first week. Mine felt a little more chaotic but that's because I was trying to do to much at once. I have a plan and some goals set so all should be well now.

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    1. Thanks Gretchen! Isn't it amazing how much a plan and goals help? LOL. I hope this week is a bit less chaotic for you! :)

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  4. The Veil sounds great! I hope you enjoy your books.

    My Stacking the Shelves post.

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    1. Thanks Majanka! I'm excited to finally read that one!

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  5. Looks like you had an amazing week! I cannot wait for Razor's book :D

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    1. Thanks Magen! And OMG me either. I want to stop everything and read it now.... but alas.

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  6. Sounds like it has been a stressfree and rewarding week blogging wise! I'm reading Everything Everything soon too as it's a book club read for me. Hope we both enjoy it.

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    1. It really has been Trish! I've had to make some sacrifices in other areas to be able to do this again, but hopefully I can figure out more balancing techniques.

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  7. Yay!! I'm so excited to see you'll be joining us for the read-a-thon tomorrow!! :) I'm hoping to find lots of extra time to read this week. *fingers crossed*

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    1. Wooo! Same here Lisa! I need to sit down and really READ. But. Man. Easier said than done! Hah!

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  8. AAAHHH I am so jealous you got Katie McGarry's new book. I am super obsessed with her. I hope you loooove it!!

    ~ Lefty @ The Left-Handed Book Lover

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    1. Thanks Lefty! I'm super excited. I love all things Katie McGarry!

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  9. I am going to join you in squeeing over Walk The Edge. So super excited for that book. I'm sure it'll be fantastic! And thanks for sharing my Sabriel review *tackle hugs*

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    1. Eeeeep! So I think we should buddy read it together! :) And you're welcome! I am definitely adding that series to my TBR!

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  10. Good luck with the read-a-thon!! I picked 4 books for it too. I loved Everything, Everything and The Lies About the Truth. Hope you enjoy them too!

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    1. Thanks Grace! I hope we both can get some good reading in this week! And I'm so glad you enjoyed both of those! I'm definitely excited.

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  11. Good luck reading on the read-a-thon! :) I'm very excited for Walk the Edge because it sounds really good and Razor sounds like such an interesting character.
    Happy reading and have a good week!

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    1. Thanks babe! I'm super excited to hopefully READ. I can't wait for us to read Walk the Edge together!

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  12. Aaaaaah, thank you so much for including me in your links to check out Jess!!

    I'm really glad to hear your first week back to blogging was good without too much stress and felt good and enjoyed it!

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    1. But of course my friend! I love how you do your reviews!

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  13. Did you read Walk the Edge?!! I really liked it!!!
    I'm so glad you joined our readathon! I want to know your thoughts on The Lies About Truth.

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    1. I haven't yet, but I'm super excited that you liked it! Wooo! I can't wait now.

      I will definitely let you know about Lies!

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