Wednesday, 2 May 2012

A Look Back at April 2012

Hi everyone! Another month of reading and reviewing down. Where does the time go? So many books and so little time.

Quick April stats: 
  • I read 16 books (4657 pages), that's 4 more books than the previous month.
  • I posted 16 reviews, 2 cover reveals, 2 blog tour posts, 1 excerpt and 1 poll.
  • I participated in Reading Angel's Page Count Contest.
  • My GFC followers number rose to 312!
  1. Swiched by Amanda Hocking (3.5 stars)
  2. Torn  Amanda Hocking (4 stars)
  3. Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan (4 stars)
  4. Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley (3 stars)
  5. Struck by Jennifer Bosworth (3 stars)
  6. Night Sky by Jolene Perry (4 stars)
  7. Intangible by J. Meyers (4.5 stars)
  8. The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls by Julie Schumacher (3.5 stars)
  9. Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout (5 stars)
  10. All The Difference by Kaira Rouda (4 stars)
  11. The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle McQuerry (3 stars)
  12. The Vincent Boys by Abbi Glines (4 stars)
  13. Thoughtless by Jacqueline Gardner (2.5 stars)
  14. Jersey Angel by Beth Ann Bauman (3 stars)
  15. Becoming by Raine Thomas (4.5 stars)
  16. The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler (2 stars)

Read but NOT reviewed:
  1. Kill Me Softly by Sarah Cross (2 stars)
  2. Where She Went by Gayle Forman (4 stars)
  3. Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins (4 stars)
  4. Farsighted by Emlyn Chand (3 stars)
  5. Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane (4 stars)
Did not finish: 
  1. Wake by Lisa McMann 
  2. My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher 
Cover reveals and excerpts:
  1. Astarte's Wrath by Trisha Wolfe
  2. Shadow of the Witte Wieven by Debbie Peterson 
  3. The Jelly Bean Crisis by Jolene Stockman 
Mailbox posts:
Poll results:

I asked my readers which meme they'd most like to see me posting on a regular basis. I realized I was too random with my memes and decided I just wanted to dedicated time to one, plus my mailbox post. 

Here's the results:
  • Waiting on Wednesday (9 votes)
  • Follow Friday (1 vote)
  • Teaser Tuesday (2 votes)
  • It's Monday, What Are You Reading? (2 vote)
  • WWW Wednesdays (1 vote)
  • No More Memes (2 votes)
So, WOW is the clear winner. That means I'll be participating in that meme every Wednesday from now on! Maybe I'll switch it up every month? I'll see how things go!

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  1. That was quite the month! Sixteen books you were a reading machine. I think I only did 12 but I company for ten days and that severely bit into my reading time. Great month for you!

  2. Wow, you have a busy blog. You manage to read so many books and get your reviews written up really quick too. You are the number one top review for Ireland :) I am number 25 ha. Well done!

  3. I love Waiting on Wednesday! Though that meme doesn't do my TBR pile any favours. With so many awesome books being showcased, it's difficult not to add them to the list every week. ;)

  4. Love WoW! 16 books...that's a lot. You had a good month, it seems :)

  5. Cograts on ll your achievements! It really seems your excelling very quickly in the book blogging world ;) I will definitely be checking back!


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