September Wrap-Up + October TBR || My blog is a Virgo

My one year blogiversary came up on the first of September and I completely just… didn’t celebrate. Not my fault, but I was busy and stressed and to be honest… didn’t really know when I started my blog soooooo.

But, I was social this month! I went to NASCAR, my mother got recognized by the mayor (!!!) and… that was it. Which is probably how I got 13 books read this month…. #sorry.

I’m going to be using my rep indicators in my wrap up. This idea was Romie’s @RomieWeDeserveLove so credit for the idea for these markers goes there!

🌈 = books with lgbt+ representation

🌞 = representation of people of colour

β™ΏΒ = disability rep

🌸 = mental illness rep

βœ”Β = was on my monthly tbr

πŸ“šΒ = physical book

πŸ“ = ARC

  • For a Muse of Fire { For a Muse of Fire #1 } – Heidi Heilig ✰✰✰ + review βœ” 🌞
    🌸 πŸ“
  • What If It’s Us – Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera ✰✰✰✰✰ + review βœ” 🌈 🌞 πŸ“ β™Ώ
  • Sawkill Girls – Claire Legrand ✰✰✰✰ + review βœ” 🌈 🌞 πŸ“
  • Shadow of the Fox {Shadow of the Fox #1 } – Julie Kagawa ✰✰✰✰ + review βœ”πŸŒž πŸ“
  • A Sorrow Fierce and Falling { Kingdom of Fire #3 } – Jessica Cluess ✰ + review βœ” πŸ“
  • Worse Than Wicked – Kathryn Jankowski ✰✰✰ + review
  • Let Me List the Ways – Sarah White ✰✰✰✰ reread
  • First and Then – Emma Mills ✰✰✰✰ + review
  • Toxic – Lydia Kang ✰✰✰ + review 🌞 πŸ“
  • Library of Fates – Aditi Khorana ✰✰✰✰ + review βœ” πŸŒžπŸ“š
  • Vicious { The Villains #1 } – V.E. Schwab ✰✰✰✰✰ + review βœ” πŸŒžπŸ“š
  • Star Touched Stories { The Star Touched Queen #2.5 } – Roshani Chokshi ✰✰✰✰ + review βœ” 🌞
  • Moonstruck Vol. 1 { Moonstruck #1 } – Grace Ellis ✰✰✰✰ + review 🌞 πŸŒˆπŸŒΈβ™Ώ πŸ“š

Other Reviews

Girl Against the Universe – Paula Stokes

Best this Month: What If It’s Us by Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli



Shameless – I only watched the first 2(?) episodes and at first I wasn’t really feeling it… but weeks later I’m over here… kind of wanting to continue… yikes.

Unapologetic Self Plug

I talk about what being 18 for a week has done to me, ask if Netgalley/Edelweiss is limiting me and do the Sunshine Blogger Award

I ask Laura J. Barns and Melinda Metz some questions (!!!), I go down my TBR (I do this twice) and I do the Entertainer Book Tag

I do a guide to reading, talk about tropes that can die and talk about sexy songs (amongst other things).
TTT: Books on my Fall TBR | Books by my Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read
T5W: Favorite Friend Groups | Books For My Younger Self | Favorite Covers of 2018

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September was the month I wanted to get through my physical TBR. I’ve noticed for a few months that I’ve been reading a lot of ebooks in the form of ARC’s and Overdrive library books. It wasn’t intentional, but I did request a ton of ARC for September and October. Yikes. So I have a plan: I’m going to alternate between formats. And I want to listen to an audiobook each month… or at least a bit of one until I either run out of audiobooks (this is mostly because I STILL HAVEN’T FINISHED P&P).

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Spooky TBR

Click the picture for my Spooky TBR
  • Girls of Paper and Fire – Natasha Ngan
  • Prodigy { Legend #2 } – Marie Lu*
  • Spectacle { Menagerie #1 } – Rachel Vincent
  • Fury { Menagerie #3 } – Rachel Vincent
  • This is Kind of an Epic Love Story – Kheryn Callander
  • The Geography of Lost Things – Jessica Broody
*Official TBR Pile Challenge

I only have one ARC for November and two for October??? Who am I??? So I’m… kind of free from reading obligations?? Hence the spooky TBR πŸ˜‰ . But I’ve also been slacking on my challenges (2 month hiatus who?) so while I’m not trying to overwhelm myself (which I will undoubtedly do), I do want to get through some of them (specifically two). I won’t put them down, that just makes it more real, but I will try and get to them… wish me luck πŸ™‚ .
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9 thoughts on “September Wrap-Up + October TBR || My blog is a Virgo”

  1. I’m reading the Star-Touched Stories right now and I’m really enjoying it! I’m hoping to get to This is Kind of an Epic Love Story afterwards as well!

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      1. Oh no! Did you not like it? Now I’m scared. I’ll still read it but I do like your opinion on it because we seem to read the same type of books and have the same tastes. But I’m excited for Star-Touched stories because Roshani Chokshi has never failed!

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      2. Oh no that sucks! I’ll definitely keep in mind for that. I’ve been behind on my blogs so who knows when I’ll get to the review but I hope your next read is better!

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