November 2019 Blog Stats

 

November was a super slow month on my blog.  I expected it with the holidays.  December will be worse since I’ll likely have less posts up, so my goal is to make sure January starts a nice jump up again.  I should have more time to comment and blog hop by then.

 

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November 2019 Wrap Up

 

November was a bit slow for me with my reading, but I kind of knew it would be.  I started off strong, but then my reading slowed down a lot.  I still managed to read 11 books and I liked all of them.

 

Midnight Beauties  4 stars

A Constellation of Roses  5 stars

Bring Me Their Hearts  (older arc)  5 stars

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November 2019 Update for Yearly Challenges

 

I’m going to keep this a bit shorter today since my hand and wrist are bothering me.  I just wanted to update how I’m doing on my challenges since November ended.

 

Goodreads:  11 in November  155/100

2019 New Releases:  4 in November   120/50

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Wrap Up for November’s TBR and Beyond Challenge “Bad Boys, Bad Boys”

 

Somehow, I was able to move books around that I read and finished two ropes for our challenge.  I honestly thought I would maybe fill one, so I’m pleasantly surprised.

The November Challenge was pretty easy.  We had prompts to follow a rope up to a “Bad Boy”.   I had to stretch a couple a bit, but I think they all fit ok.

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TBR and Beyond’s November 2019 Challenge

 

Our November challenge is up for TBR and Beyond (facebook).  You do need to be a member of the group to participate, so I hope you join us.

 

This link is for the event.

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Review of Girls of Storm and Shadow by Natasha Ngan (physical arc)

 

This is a book two, so there will be spoilers for book one in the synopsis and review.

 

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Girls of Storm and Shadow by Natasha Ngan

 

In this mesmerizing sequel to the New York Times bestselling Girls of Paper and Fire, Lei and Wren have escaped their oppressive lives in the Hidden Palace, but soon learn that freedom comes with a terrible cost.

Lei, the naive country girl who became a royal courtesan, is now known as the Moonchosen, the commoner who managed to do what no one else could. But slaying the cruel Demon King wasn’t the end of the plan—it’s just the beginning. Now Lei and her warrior love Wren must travel the kingdom to gain support from the far-flung rebel clans. The journey is made even more treacherous thanks to a heavy bounty on Lei’s head, as well as insidious doubts that threaten to tear Lei and Wren apart from within.

Meanwhile, an evil plot to eliminate the rebel uprising is taking shape, fueled by dark magic and vengeance. Will Lei succeed in her quest to overthrow the monarchy and protect her love for Wren, or will she fall victim to the sinister magic that seeks to destroy her?

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