Sunday, 12 March 2017

February Reading Wrap-Up//March TBR

I'm so pleased with my reading progress recently. I smashed it in January, with five books read. And, I can hardly believe it, but I managed another five books in February! I really hope I can keep up this pace for the rest of the year; if I can, I'll have completed my reading challenge by November! Here's what I read in February, and what I'm hoping to read in March...


Crimson Bound was a fantastic fantasy novel from the author of Cruel Beauty. Whilst it didn't live up to my expectations for it, I didn't enjoy it as much as I did Cruel Beauty, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Read my full review


Rating: ****


Charisma was an intense and gripping read from the author of Nerve, now a major motion picture. It was made all the more intense by the fact that I could really relate to the main character, Aislyn. A fantastic read from my new favourite author. Read my full review.

Rating: ****


Only Ever Yours, by Louise O'Neill, might be the most haunting, dark novel I've ever read. An incredibly unnerving read; I wanted to put this book down at so many points, but couldn't. It's an addictive, intriguing read; one that really makes you question society. Read my full review.



Lie With Me, by Sabine Durrant, was a mediocre, unoriginal and uninspiring novel. Stealing from You, by Caroline Kepnes, with a cast of despicable characters; I really didn't enjoy this book! Read my full review.



Lying In Wait, by Liz Nugent, was a gripping, chilling, dark and twisty novel from the author hailed as Ireland's answer to Gillian Flynn. With a cast of despicable characters, but a strong story; this reads like a Virginia Andrews novel. Read my full review.


On my TBR pile for March...

- The Girl Before by JP Delaney

- The Trophy Child by Paula Daly

- Tinder by Sally Gardner

- After You by Jojo Moyes

- Ardent Justice* by Peter Taylor-Gooby

What's the last book you read? 

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6 comments

  1. Well done on reading so much already this year! I read 7 books in January and 6 in February, but now it's half way through March and I haven't even finished one! Hopefully I'll be able to get a few read before the end of the month.

    http://www.thesmalladventurer.blogspot.com.au/

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    1. Thank you - you're doing really well, too! I've hit a bit of a wall with reading since this post, and I've only read one book in March so far xD

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  2. Do you keep reading books if you dont enjoy you? I always sack them off if I'm having to force my way through!

    Corinne x
    www.skinnedcartree.com

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    1. Hmm. I've only ever read two books that I didn't enjoy enough to keep reading; The Time Traveller's Wife and The Book Thief. Usually, even if they aren't the best, I'll keep going with them. I'm quite determined! Haha.

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  3. I've really been getting back into reading lately and I actually just went out the other day and bought a bunch of books to read because I'm excited to get back into it all. I think I'll read Charisma too because I really enjoyed the concept of the Nerve film.

    Julia // The Sunday Mode

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    1. If you enjoyed the film of Nerve, you'll love the book of Charisma! It's so fun buying books, isn't it?!

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