February Wrap Up

February wasn’t a great reading month. I fell into a slump and didn’t accomplish the goal I set out at the beginning of the month to read books by black authors. I feel disappointed by this, but I know that there’s nothing I could’ve done about my slump. I was a sleep deprived grad student with low motivation to do anything that wasn’t an academic requirement.

I tried to read a couple of books, but I couldn’t get into them. I created a “try again later” shelf on Goodreads because I assume my slump and motivation were partly responsible. Somehow, Wonder Woman: Warbringer helped ease me back into reading this weekend and I hope to continue that with A Wrinkle In Time and Circe. With only three days left in February, I figured I should do this month’s wrap up early. The four books I read are linked to the reviews I wrote.post headersbook cover graphics (2)

1. Aristotle and Dante by Benjamin Alire Sáenz // 5 stars
2. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller // 5 stars
3. The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan // 3 stars
4. Wonder Woman: Warbringer // 4 stars
post headers (1)Copy of Copy of CirceBy Madeline Miller

This month I only hauled two books: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo is one of my favorite series, so I bought the new paperback copy to reread and annotate. The Belles was on my list of most anticipated 2018 books. I tried to read a little bit of it, but I couldn’t get into it. I added it to my “try again later” shelf on Goodreads.
post headers (2)Things I blogged this month:
1. Waiting on Wednesday: Children of Blood and Bone
2. Weekly Highlights: February 18
3. Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Decided I’m No Longer Interested in Reading
4. Waiting on Wednesday: Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor

How was your reading this month? What books did you haul?signature (6)

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12 thoughts on “February Wrap Up

  1. February was a terrible reading month for me as well. I have only read one book. Also, I really want to read The Song Of Achilles because you’ve been praising it so much.

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  2. Song of Achilles is maaaa jaaaam!!! And Aristotle and Dante as well. And Six of Crows. Haven’t read The Belles yet, but I’m curious about it. I do hope you get out of your slump! It’s such a downer when you don’t feel motivated to read. :/ *sending good vibes your way*

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    1. Thank you! It sucks so much because I have so many books I want to read. THE SONG OF ACHILLES IS MY JAM TOO!!!! AYYYEEE!!! Seriously, I love that book with all my heart. And Six of Crows too.

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